Ports and Terminals

  • Chinese Investment

    Work on the Chinese financed US$ 900 million project to develop a 575 acre port city in Colombo is scheduled to commence in October.  Colombo Port City project to commence work in October The […]

  • Port Security Questioned

    An American federal agency has suggested that Canadian ports taking in U.S.-bound cargo lack the security measures in place in the United States for cargo shipped directly to its ports. […]

  • Shipping Crisis

    The world economic slowdown has led to a decline in goods being shipped with the consequence that many maritime enterprises, especially shipping lines, face bankruptcy. Shipping firms face bankruptcy Many […]

  • Ideally Located

    As a scenario for a training exercise, read the following article from the BBC bearing in mind leading risk consultancy firm Veritas’ observation that <<Those amongst us with criminal intentions […]

  • Less Relaxed

    Ports need to raise their marine security game before pirates start to pay more attention to them and try to repeat the highjacking of a ship anchored in Omani waters, […]

  • Safety at Sea

    Safety at sea remains the key focus of Bahrain’s General Organisation of sea ports as stolt salvor operations comes to a successful conclusion. Safety at Sea As the Kingdom of […]

  • Future Trade

    Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK, believes that in the near future the Indian subcontinent could drive the world economy and at the heart of world trade Sri Lanka […]

  • Port Security

    The Obama administration has failed to meet a legal deadline for scanning all shipping containers for radioactive material before they reach U.S. ports. U.S. fails to meet deadline for scanning […]

  • Police Presence

    A new project aimed at making air and sea travel safer will result in increased police presence at the Port of Larne. New port security will see increased police in […]

  • Tighter Inspections

    According to the Irish Marine Survey Office, cruise ships calling at Irish ports will be subject to “tighter” inspections as a result of the Costa Concordia sinking off Italy last January. […]