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Stakeholders excited as NPA moves to decongest Lagos ports by driving cargo traffic to Eastern ports

Nigeria

The recent move by the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to increase cargo traffic to the Eastern ports has been attracting commendations from stakeholders.The Eastern ports, which are...

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Major port developments accelerate in Asia

Large port construction and development programmes across Asia will boost terminal facilities for container ship operators Governments throughout the region are helping to fund new...

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APM Sells One Rotterdam Terminal to Hutchison Ports

Netherlands

A.P. Moller-Maersk's port operations arm, APM Terminals, announced Wednesday that it has reached an initial agreement to sell one of its two Rotterdam container terminals to Hutchison Ports, the...

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Port of Djibouti wants to build LNG terminal

Djibouti

A pipeline agreement signed in December 2019 between Ethiopian and Chinese partnersmarks a key step forward in Djibouti’s efforts to develop a delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal....

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Shipping Ministry plans to bring new law to govern port

India

The government is planning to bring a new law to govern ports, which also including empowering the Union Ministry of Shipping to fix the minimum distance between two ports or to alter the limits of...

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Port being dredged at $60m

Spain

The Port of Port-of-Spain is being dredged for the first time in almost 20 years at a cost of $60 million. The project is being handled by Dutch Dredging with the one-year-old vessel the Lesse....

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Ilocos Sur cruise port now in use; formal inauguration this month

Philippines

TRANSPORTATION Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said the newly-developed Salomague Cruise Port in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, which serves as an alternate cruise port for Region I, will be formally launched this...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority welcomes European Green Deal

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority welcomes the Green Deal presented by the European Commission in December 2019. ‘It is good that Europe has ambitious plans to combat climate change, because the...

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MHI Vestas selects Danish port for Arcadis Ost 1

Denmark

MHI Vestas has selected the port of Roenne at Bornholm, Denmark, for pre-assembly and shipment of turbine components for the 257MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.From June...

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Cold ironing system inaugurated at Port of Dunkirk

France

During a ceremony held on 8 January 2020 at the Port of Dunkirk, APL SINGAPURA, a container ship belonging to Marseille-based container ship and transportation company CMA CGM, inaugurated the cold...

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Danish island port of Rønne chosen for Arcadis Ost 1 turbine assembly

Denmark

Offshore wind OEM MHI Vestas selects 'unique' harbour facility as staging post for 257MW German Baltic Sea projectOffshore wind OEM MHI Vestas has chosen the Port of Rønne on the Danish island of...

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Mombasa port records increased cargo traffic

Kenya

The port of Mombasa has recorded improved efficiency attributed to the construction of the second Container Terminal, improved handling services and faster transfer of cargo on the standard gauge...

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Kisumu Port starts paying off with fuel exports to Uganda

Kenya

The refurbished Kisumu port has resumed oil exports to Uganda with the first consignment of 22 wagons loaded with 894,000 litres of diesel last December. The multi-billion investment in the...

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Adani Ports To Take Majority Stake in Krishnapatnam Port

India

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, operator and part of the Adani Group, has decided to acquire a controlling stake in Krishnapatnam Port Company...

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Emden Readies For LNG Roro Ships

Germany

German vehicle handling port Emden has deepened its outer harbour and is expanding elsewhere to meet the challenge of bigger ships in 2020, Tom Todd reports.Deepening of the port’s 400m long and 45m...