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Slow But Steady Progress in Payra Port Construction

Bangladesh

The entrance of the Payra Deep Sea Port, beyond which a concrete road connecting the port with the national highway is currently in progress Mehedi Al Amin/Dhaka TribuneAlthough dredging is yet to...

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Wesgro Says R98m Invested Into Sturrock Dry Dock in The Port of Cape Town

South Africa

A R98 million floating caisson will be constructed for the Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town. File picture: Matthew Jordaan/African News Agency/ANAJOHANNESBURG - A R98 million floating...

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Malaysia and Singapore May be Near Deal on Port Limits

Malaysia

The collision between the Piraeus and the Polaris (Singapore Police Force)After a collision last weekend in waters claimed by both sides, Malaysia and Singapore are in advanced talks to resolve a...

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R98M Invested Into Sturrock Dry Dock in The Port of Cape Town

South Africa

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) and Wesgro welcome the R98 million floating caisson that is to be constructed for the Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town. Picture:...

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Container Throughput Strengthens Port of Rotterdam Results

Netherlands

Container throughput at the Port of Rotterdam reached a high of 14.5m teu in 2018, a growth of 5.7% year-on-year, although crude oil, mineral oil products and agribulk fell.Growth in the container...

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Hong Kong Port Slips From Global Top Five For First Time

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's container port used to be the busiest in the world AFPHong Kong's port, which once vied with rival Singapore for global dominance, has slipped out of the...

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Port of Rotterdam Braces For The Consequences of Brexit

Netherlands

Rotterdam. Picture: ISTOCKEurope’s largest port is recruiting new customs workers and converting farmland into parking spaces for trucks bound for the UKRotterdam — A no-deal Brexit could lead...

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Baro Port: Proof of Performance

Nigeria

The progressive continuity of governance policy of the Buhari Administration has again recorded a major accomplishment by the recent celebrated completion of the historic inland river port of Baro....

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Saudi Crown Prince Inaugurates King Abdullah Port

United Arab Emirates

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, inaugurated in Rabigh on Monday the King Abdullah Port during his visit to King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC),...

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Top 10 Busiest Ports In The World: Chinese Seaports Dominate This List

Didgeman / PixabayAbout 90% of the world’s trade depends on maritime shipping. While shipping volumes around the world continue to rise, some ports have benefited more than others. The rise of China...

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Ukraine. USPA Plans Dredging in Eight Ports in 2019

Ukraine

In 2019, SE "Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority" (USPA) plans to implement dredging projects in eight seaports and inland waterways of Ukraine with the involvement of its own fleet as well. In 2019 it is...

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Freeport of Riga Launches Development Project

Riga, Latvia

The Board of the Freeport of Riga has approved a new port development programme for the Port of Riga, which is expected to significantly expand the facility’s operations and provide space for new...

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Tema Port Expansion Project Receives 27 Gantry Cranes

Ghana

The US $1.5bn Tema Port expansion project in Ghana has received the second batch of gantry cranes under the Meridian Ports and Services Limited (MPS).The Chief Executive Officer of MPS, Mr. Mohammed...

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Kaduna Dry Port Not Working – Lagos Shippers

Nigeria

LEADERSHIP - The Lagos shippers have warned that the high cost of transporting containers from Lagos port to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port (KIDP) was frustrating importers’ interest to patronise the...

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WACT Orders $2.5 Million Equipment For Onne Port

Nigeria

The West African Container Terminal (WACT), Onne Port, Rivers State, has ordered 10 terminal trucks, two reach stackers and one empty container handler worth $2.5 million (about N900 million) to...