The growth at the largest ports in the world set a slow pace in the first quarter of the year, with a weakened global economy and weak productivity impacting most players negatively, except Jebel Ali Port.
Abu Dhabi Ports hosted the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SIDDCO Group and Istituto Italiano della Saldatura (ISS), that will see the two organizations collaborate to provide internationally recognised training and certification programmes to Emirati and non-Emirati professionals in Abu Dhabi and across the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Legislation that would amend the federal Taft-Hartley Act to allow governors to intervene in port labor disputes rather than being required to ask the White House to do so was introduced in the U.S. Congress last week by Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.
Future maritime trade routes such as Arctic shipping lanes could challenge Singapore’s position as a global shipping hub, but boosting efficiency and capacity will help the Republic’s port stay competitive and relevant.
Drydocks World and Maritime World, the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the prestigious 8th Cycle Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award in the Manufacturing Category.
The Port of Charleston escaped significant damage and should be open for normal operations on Monday, according to Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the State Ports Authority.
Drayage drivers serving the Port of Montreal can track terminal wait times via a new app aimed at improving gate fluidity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.