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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … 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