Public-private partnerships (PPP) are long-term contracts between a private parties and government entities for providing a public asset or service in which the private party bears significant risk and management responsibility. They represent an alternative method for financing the development … Continúa leyendo How to ensure successful PPPs in the port sector
The global commercial maritime fleet, which currently amounts to 96,000 vessels, has shown a steady growth in the last decade. In addition, the average vessel size has also increased steadily in the same period, driven by the shipping companies operation … Continúa leyendo Mediterranean Shipyards market: Factors that drive the selection of a shipyard
The Dubai City-Port growth model The origins of a model of reference The Dubai port was first built in the mid-19th century in the Dubai Creek area. It served a settlement of 800 members of the Bani Yas tribe led … Continúa leyendo Dubai’s Ports. A strong model facing new paradigms
Cabotage, defined as the transportation service between two ports in the same national territory, has always been protected by restrictive policies in Latin America. However, the growing need for a more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly transportation —along with the liberalization … Continúa leyendo Cabotage: about to take off in LatAm?
The worldwide cruise market has been growing at large pace during the last decade and such trend is expected to continue in the mid and long term. This future trend is leveraged on a new outstanding additional offer, including larger … Continúa leyendo Caribbean cruise market: Opportunities in a growing industry
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 … Continúa leyendo 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, … Continúa leyendo 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 … Continúa leyendo ALG is leading the implementation of EGNOS-based navigation in maritime and inland waterways