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Gwadar will be ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan: official

Pakistan

GWADAR: Gwadar Development Authority director general Shahzeb Khan Kakar has said that Gwadar will be developed into a smart port city as it is the future ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan.He was presiding...

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Green Bunker Demand Jumps at Rotterdam

Netherlands

Low-sulfur fuel sales rose sharply in Rotterdam in the last quarter leading up to the implementation of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 0.5pc sulfur cap on 1 January.According to Port of...

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AG&P Breaks Ground on LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port

Singapore

AG&P, a Singapore-based downstream gas and LNG logistics company, has broken ground on its LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.Owned and operated by AG&P, the Karaikal...

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Falkland Islands to Build New Port in Stanley Habour

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbour.After a global procurement process, it was decided that BAM Nuttall Ltd...

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ECNEC approves project to enhance Mongla Port’s capacity with Tk 6,014.62 crore

Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved nine projects with an estimated cost of Tk 13,639.01 crore including one for enhancing the...

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Ystad Gets EIB Loan for Port Expansion

Sweden

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 445 million (USD 46 million) loan agreement with the Swedish Municipality of Ystad in an effort to enable the Port of Ystad to accommodate...

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Singapore Lowers Port Dues to Passenger Ships to Counter COVID-19 Impact

Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is cutting port dues to provide relief to vessel owners and operators who have seen a drop in passenger volumes due to the Coronavirus...

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Slowing World Trade Impacts Port of Rotterdam Volumes

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam’s freight throughput remained flat in 2019, as growth in international trade lost momentum.The port saw a freight throughput of 469.4 million tons in 2019, fractionally higher...

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Port of Rotterdam to collaborate on climate neutral transport infrastructure

Netherlands

E.ON, the Port of Rotterdam Authority and DeltaPort Niederrheinhäfen are working together to create an infrastructure for climate-neutral transport routes.Freight and passenger ships with...

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Patimban port slated to begin operation in September

Indonesia

Patimban port in Subang West Java, a strategic project expected to ease logistics in the busy industrial neighborhood, has been scheduled for partial operation in September, according to the...

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EIB signs loan agreement to support upgrade of Swedish port

Sweden

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it has signed a SEK445 million (€41.75 million) loan agreement with the Municipality of Ystad, Sweden.The Swedish town’s port is an important...

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UK Ports Seize Freeports Opportunity

United Kingdom

UK port organisations have welcomed the launch of a 10-week consultation by the government which aims to establish up to 10 new freeports across the UK.The government wants to announce the location...

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DP World Takes Majority Stake in Ukrainian Container Terminal

United Arab Emirates

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has agreed to acquire a majority stake of 51 percent in TIS Container Terminal in the Port of Yuzhny, Ukraine.By becoming part of DP World’s global...

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Port of Rotterdam handled 14.8m teu in 2019

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam’s container throughput increased 2.1% year-on-year to 14.8m teu in 2019, having experienced negligible container transport growth during the second six months of the...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority and Erasmus University Rotterdam Launch Program for Future Port Executives

Netherlands

On 3 February 2020, the first group of participants took part in the Port Executive Leadership Circle. During an intensive week, they will be given the opportunity to update their port -related...