This semi-hardback journal features over 40 technical papers written by leading industry professionals, divided into distinctive sections reflecting emerging trends and technical advancements which lead to greater efficiency and higher productivity in ports and terminals. The sections include core management issues such as port planning, design and construction through to financial and environmental issues, together with warehousing, logistics, customs and security; every aspect of operation in the Port or Terminal. Port Technology International continues to bring to its readership cutting edge philosophies and technologies including business intelligence, short sea shipping, integrated transport decision-making and intermodal. Port Directors and Terminal Operators as well as Ship Owners and Operators use Port Technology International to obtain new contacts, assess and evaluate new products and plan for the future. The journal is an invaluable source of reference for their purchasing and specifying decisions.