Historically, maritime transport has had a paramount importance on trade where ports have been the central transfer point between water and land transport modes. Nowadays, more than 80% of world trade is based on waterborne transport and this figure is … Continue reading Future trends on container handling systems
Ports need to constantly anticipate challenges by adapting their infrastructure and equipment to the new generation of vessels and also by accommodating the latest technologies. As a matter of fact, over the past decades and especially during the last years, … Continue reading The future of ports: how to stay competitive
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) is the first pan-European navigation system that augments global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) and enable safety critical applications. EGNOS is widely recognised as a key enabler and a game changer for multiple sector … Continue reading ALG is leading the implementation of EGNOS-based navigation in maritime and inland waterways
The EU is highly dependent on ports for global trade but also within its internal market. Approximately 74% of goods imported and exported and 37% of exchanges within the EU transit take place through ports . Ports in recent years … Continue reading Smart Ports in Europe, where are we going?
This article aims to cover the current and near-future container market in the Strait of Gibraltar. It highlights the region’s relevance in international trade and the occupancy of its major container terminals. The article also provides ALG’s overview of the … Continue reading Container market trends: What is going on in the Strait of Gibraltar?
In this article, we highlight the key facts that are increasingly encouraging investors to enter the marina sector. In addition, the article describes the main strategic aspects driving the success of marina’s business worldwide. Even though marinas are infrastructure investments, … Continue reading Emerging attractiveness of the marina sector for investors
Adding value to the port logistics chain What is an Inner Container Terminal? Inland Container Terminals (ICTs) or Inland Container Depots (IDCs) are facilities offering services for handling and temporary storage of import/export laden and empty containers carried in some … Continue reading Designing the business of an Inland Container Terminal (ICT)
What is involved in port quality management? There are still many ports, in many diverse locations, where incoming goods are subject to highly uncertain handling schedules by the different stakeholders involved in operations, making it difficult to foresee when such … Continue reading Port quality management, the ultimate expression of client-focused maritime business
ALG has been designated by CAF, the Development Bank of Latin America, to prepare a study of the “Investment portfolio up to 2040 in the port and airport sector for Latin America and the Caribbean”. The project has the goal … Continue reading CAF awards ALG a project to analyse priority investments in the Latin American port and airport sectors