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Certification of Container Weights

On 4 July 2012 Rebecca Moore, Journalist at Containerisation International Magazine, United Kingdom, asked the following question: “ A strong coalition of governments, industry and labour unions have co-sponsored a formal proposal that all loaded containers be weighed and certificated before they are presented to a ship ? “ A précis summary of action points […]

Container Grades

On 1 July 2012 Agdas Cetinkaya, Logistics Manager at mersin International Port, (PSA & AKFEN), Turkey, asked the following question: “ do you allow the customer to select the empty container regarding its internal condition when they want to take empty container to their depot or factory for stuffing operation? “ A précis summary of […]

Cutaway Trailers

On 27 June 2012 Iain Robertson, Senior Manager Operations Development at Peel Ports Liverpool, UK, asked the following question: “ Would appreciate some comments from people using cut out traillers on the quayside. Do you have the twistlock station under the crane or away from it in a remote location ?? “ A précis summary […]

Paint for Terminal Surfaces

In April 2012 Denrick Moos, General Manager: Operations at West Africa Container Terminal, (WACT), Nigeria Ltd., Nigeria, asked the following question: “ Can someone help on shedding light on how to do ground-slot markings on an unpaved yard, which is prone to to tropical rains and severe dust during the year? “ A précis summary […]

TOS

On 2 July 2012 Ramy Farag,:Business Applications Section Head at DPWORLD, Sokhna Port, Egypt, asked the following question: what is the best TOS from your point of view? A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Port and Terminal Operators’” blog in response to the above question is shown in link […]

KPIs

On 26 June 2012 Althea Joseph, , asked the following question: “ KPIs for Ports and Terminals – is there a need for them? “ A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Port and Terminal Operators’” blog in response to the above question is shown in link below with some […]

Truck Parks

On 24 June 2012 Luis Ascencio, Consultor e Investigador Supply Chain Management and Logistics en Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, asked the following question: “ How to design and development a Truck Marshalling Are near to port container terminal?” A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Port and Terminal Operators’” […]

Improving Productivity MHCs etc

On 23 June 2012 Noureddine Khalaf, IT Director at STAM, (Tunisian Maritime Stevedoring and Handling Company, Tunisia, asked the following question: “How to improve the container terminal productivity using mobile crane, reach stackers and straddle carriers? What are the others equipment parameters that affect the productivity? “ A précis summary of action points suggested by […]

Overweight Containers

On 21 June 2012 Baristo Uno, Bogger Ordinaire at Marine Café Blog, Philippines, asked the following question: “ The curse of overweight containers ?“ A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Port and Terminal Operators’” blog in response to the above question is shown in link below with some additional […]

Cleaning CYs

On 4 June 2012 Carolina Parro, Trainee at Advent International Paranaguá Area, Brazil , asked the following question: “ How do you keep your container yard and equipments clean? ““ A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Port and Terminal Operators’” blog in response to the above question is shown […]