When Ghana’s Transport Minister Franklin Fiavi Fifi Kwetey took to the podium at a recent international ports and supply chain conference in the country’s capital of Accra he was forced to preface his speech with an apology. The lights in the five-star venue were misbehaving badly and the windowless room was plunged into darkness every few minutes, forcing speakers to read notes using a small torch attached to the podium.
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News & Analysis
27 Oct 2016
The value of M&A deals fell 30 percent in the third quarter, but the Port of Melbourne sale saw Asia and Oceania leading the way.
25 Oct 2016
DP’s World’s container traffic increased slightly in the first nine months of the year.
18 Oct 2016
India wants port authorities to lower rail handling charges to draw more truckloads onto intermodal trains.
17 Oct 2016
Hyperloop One is a US start-up developing technology to transport cargo in tubes at up to 700 miles an hour.
14 Oct 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services will add a new service linking Chinese ports with Prince Rupert, British Colum
10 Oct 2016
DP World Australia has ordered four ship-to-shore cranes for its terminals on the east coast of Australia.
07 Oct 2016
Seattle and Tacoma, which since last year have operated under the Northwest Seaport Alliance, rank fourth in the US as a port complex, but that could change if it continues to lose cargo.
06 Oct 2016
The Port of Brisbane on Tuesday began work on a wide-ranging roadwork project.
06 Oct 2016
Canadian customs is partnering with forwarders to determine where bottlenecks are in cargo clearance and how to remove them.
04 Oct 2016
Drayage drivers serving the Port of Montreal can track terminal wait times via a new app.