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Baro Port as ‘Gate-Way’ Towards Economic Growth

Nigeria

Eromosele Abiodun writes that the Baro River Port project in Niger State will enhance intermodal transportation connectivity in the countryInland waterways are made up of navigable rivers, lakes,...

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Hong Kong Port Falls to Lowest Position in at Least 40 Years

Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (Jan 24): Hong Kong’s continued slide down the rankings of the world’s great ports has pushed billionaire Li Ka-shing’s freight-terminal operator to take action.HongKong International...

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OPINION: Second Track, Second Chance for Port of Halifax

Canada

Whether Halterm in the city’s south end has room for needed expansion has partly fuelled debate about moving the port to the Dartmouth side of the harbour. - FILEBy MURRAY METHERALLIn the week before...

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Port of Duqm Celebrates Completion of Key Stage

Oman

Muscat: Boskalis Westminster (Oman), the executing company for the construction of the liquid bulk berth project at Port of Duqm, celebrated the successful completion of the new stage of the flow...

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Port of Baltimore Receives Top Security Assessment

MD, United States

Dundalk by DayCargo loading cranes at the Sea Girt and Dundalk Marine Terminals along the northeast shore of the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River towards the Inner Harbor and downtown...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority and Rotterdam Port Promotion Council Prolong Collaboration

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Rotterdam Port Promotion Council (RPPC) will once again be prolonging their partnership for another four-year term.The renewal was announced by RPPC Chair, Steven...

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Port of Rotterdam Launches Incentive Scheme to Reduce CO? Emissions

Netherlands

Port of Rotterdam to provide funding for projects and demonstrations that utilise low-carbon or zero-carbon fuels. Credit: Port of RotterdamThe Port of Rotterdam Authority in the Netherlands has...

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Konecranes RTGs to Support Charleston Development

SC, United States

Konecranes, a provider of smart port solutions, has agreed a deal with South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) to supply three rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Wando Welch Terminal, located at...

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SC, Federal Politicians Get Behind Charleston Ports Agency’s Barge Idea

Charleston, SC, United States

The Maersk Alfirk container ship clears the Ravenel Bridge on its way to the Wando Welch Terminal in Mount Pleasant. The State Ports Authority has outlined a plan to barge containers from the...

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The Commissioning of Baro Port

Nigeria

The commissioning of the N6 billion, well-equipped port on River Niger in Baro, Niger State, by President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, January 19th, 2019, marked a major milestone in restoring...

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New Terminal Backs Wismar Growth Push

Germany

Wismar has begun operation of a new multi-functional handling terminal, writes Tom Todd.The 47,000 m2 terminal boasts a 332m long quayside on 11.5m of water with two berths for ships up to 40,000dwt...

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Los Angeles Smashes Record for Third Straight Year

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles has broken its cargo-handling record, having moved more containers during 2018 than any other time in its 111-year history.According to statement, the Port of Los Angeles’...

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"The Port That Never Sleeps": Savannah's Ambitious Plans For Expansion

GA, United States

David Porter of Georgia Ports speaking at Freight Alley, the community space in FreightWaves' new headquarters. (Photo: Josh Roden / FreightWaves)North America's most efficient port wants to serve the...

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Hong Kong's Port has Fallen Behind Rivals. Industry Experts Say it Needs to be More Competitive

Hong Kong

Key Points Trade hub Hong Kong once boasted the world’s biggest port in terms of number of containers processed, but it has fallen behind rivals such as Shanghai and Singapore.But industry experts...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority Makes EUR 5 Million Available

Netherlands

Incentive Scheme Climate-Friendly Shipping launched todayAs of today, interested parties can apply for funding via the Incentive Scheme Climate-Friendly Shipping. The Port of Rotterdam Authority has...