OPINION: WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE GLOBAL TERMINAL OPERATOR OF CHOICE

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE GLOBAL TERMINAL OPERATOR OF CHOICE

The top terminal operators globally account for approximately 30% market share in the world. According to Port Technology (2014), the world’s top 5 terminal operators by market share percentage are PSA International (market share for its global port projects was recorded at 8.7%), Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) (7,0%), APM Terminals (5,5%), DP World (5,1%) and China Merchant Holdings International (3,6%). Transnet Port Terminals CE, Nozipho Sithole, gives her views on what factors are key to making one an international terminal operator of choice.

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REMEMBER WINTER IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC 40 YEARSAGO

REMEMBER WINTER IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC 40 YEARS AGO

40 years ago the m.s. München, a German LASH carrier of the Hapag-Lloyd line sank with all hands for unknown reasons in a severe storm in December 1978. This is the story of that tragedy and the tugs and ships that searched for her. The most accepted theory is that one or more rogue waves hit the München and damaged her, so that she drifted for 33 hours with a list of 50 degrees without electricity or propulsion.

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SUPPLYING ANTARCTICA

SUPPLYING ANTARCTICA

For the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP), no location is too remote. But while the UK-based international project logistics specialist has handled numerous projects in some of the most inaccessible locations around the globe, even for industry professionals, Antarctica is a unique and challenging destination to serve.

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