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Expansion of inland shipping freight bundling in North West Central Corridor

Netherlands

The inland terminals CTU in Lelystad, HOV Harlingen and Westerman Multimodal Logistics in Hasselt joined the North West Central Corridor in June. This partnership of deep-sea terminals, inland...

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My Plans For Lagos Development – Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in this interview with State House correspondents during his visit to President Muhammadu, says the long-term solution to the Apapa gridlock is to open...

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Port Managers redeployed in NPA

Nigeria

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the immediate redeployment of some Port Managers along with the appointment of a new Technical Assistant, Administration, to the...

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Osinbajo unveils $8 million Port Harcourt Dockyard Treatment Plant

Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Port Harcourt commissioned the Port Harcourt Dockyard Liquid Waste Treatment Plant, built by African Circle Pollution Management Limited at the cost of $8...

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U.S. ports urge end to trade tensions with China

The Port of Los Angeles tells the USTR that consequences of a prolonged trade battle may be severeWhen the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) seminar for “Port Governing Boards”...

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Maritime Anti-Corruption Network to develop ‘Global Port Integrity Index’

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, a global business network of over 110 companies working together to tackle corruption in the maritime industry, on Thursday announced a new partnership with...

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$30 million Townsville Port project delivers new local jobs

Australia

Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a 1.6-hectare container terminal as part of the Townsville Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal...

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Singapore Bags ‘Best Seaport in Asia’ Award

Singapore

The Port of Singapore was awarded the “Best Seaport – Asia” for the 31st time at the 2019 Asia Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) held in Hong Kong on 17 June 2019. In addition, the...

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Busan Port to Establish Rotterdam Warehouse

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

An agreement has been signed by the Port of Rotterdam and Busan Port Authority for the latter to develop a 20,000 square metre warehouse on Maasvlakte Distribution Park West.According to a...

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Standic to build chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

Belgium

The Dutch tank storage company Standic, a member of the family-owned Hametha group, is to build a new chemical storage terminal in Antwerp, doubling its capacity in the port. In addition to its...

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NPA promises safety on port access roads, improves staff wellness, others

Nigeria

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has assured ports users of safety and access to already cleared cargoes from the seaports.This is coming as the Federal Government extended by two weeks, the time...

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INTERVIEW: What we are doing to clear Apapa Port gridlock – Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria

You have just seen the President, may we know the purpose of the meeting?Sanwo-Olu: From time to time one must also see one’s boss and it is also an honour to have an audience with Mr President....

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Ports fight again to get container cranes off Chinese tariff list (with video)

Container port terminals are pleading once again with the Trump Administration that massive – and expensive – gantry cranes critical to the flow of U.S. imports and exports be removed from the...

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The Port of Gdansk Announced Partnership With Port Of Rotterdam In Munich

Netherlands

The Port of Gdansk Authority took part in the 2019 transport logistic fair in Munich, June 4-7. During the event, Gdansk's port announced it had established cooperation with the Port of Rotterdam on...

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Dangote Cement to open terminals in Lagos and Port Harcourt

Nigeria

Nigeria: Dangote Cement plans to open terminals at Lagos and Port Harcourt to export clinker to its grinding plants in West Africa. Chairman Aliko Dangote made the announcement at the company’s...