Congestion issues at Southeast Ports

September 19, 2022 /

A significant increase in unaccompanied freight trade between the UK and France has been recorded by London Medway in recent weeks amid the ongoing delays at the port of Dover. A 34% increase in units have been recorded by a cross-channel service run by DFDS in the last couple of weeks as congestion issues continue…

Port terminals need to be more cost effective

October 10, 2018 /

Pressure is mounting on container ports to improve efficiency in terminal operations, as wholesale change in the shipping industry continues to increase competition and drive down revenue per box. According to Mark Welles, Navis vice president and general manager Asia Pacific, terminal operators are “aggressively attacking their cost base and figuring out ways to use…

Global container port demand rising

April 25, 2018 /

Drewry’s latest five-year global container port demand forecast is 4.3% per annum, up from last year. The maritime consultancy made the announcement in its summary of the key trends and developments in the global container port and terminal industry. Projected port capacity expansion is 2.7% per annum, so average utilisation levels will rise, said Drewry.…