Tag: port development

Transport & Logistics

‘Port Expansion – The Challenges’ and the changing role of the Harbour Master

'Port Expansion - The Challenges' is the central focus of the 10th International Harbour Masters Association Congress which will take place in Vancouver in May this year. The changing role of the Harbour Master is one of the key themes to be discussed over this three day conference. Presentations will focus on both the challenges and…

23 Mar 2016, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Managing port maintenance costs

Is it necessary to sweat port assets for efficient functioning and greater productivity -or is there a more effective way to maintain equipment? We spoke to Tony Saker, Managing Director of UMS Group Asia Pacific to see if this is the best option for local ports.  Sweating port assets and equipment was recently discussed in…

31 Oct 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Maritime Logistics 2012 – Key conference findings

By Dr Ada Ng, Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management,  Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University of Sydney Maritime Logistics 2012 was held on 30 and 31 January 2012 as part of the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Exposition. The conference addressed various challenges the shipping industry will be facing in the near…

13 Feb 2012, by test test