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New Port Elizabeth name announced

South Africa

The city of Port Elizabeth is likely to soon have its name changed to Gqeberha, a Xhosa word used to refer to the Baakens River that flows through the city. The Eastern Cape Geographical Names...

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Wärtsilä, PSA Marine begin IntelliTug trials in Port of Singapore

Singapore

Following the installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbor tug PSA Polaris, Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, is carrying out trials of the...

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French Port Making Room For Floating Wind Projects

France

A contract for the expansion at Port-La-Nouvelle in south-western France has been awarded to the consortium of Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis Nederland BV writes Dag Pike.The planned...

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Delays hurt Sri Lanka’s port plans

Sri Lanka

Political power plays add to the delay of Sri Lanka’s East Container Terminal, resulting in a capacity crunch at Columbo portOne of the most significant happenings in the ports scene on the Indian...

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St. Petersburg sea port needs dredging to attract more cruise tourists

Russian Federation

The Passenger Port of St. Petersburg will begin a large-scale modernisation and dredging campaign aimed to secure the status of the major tourist hub on the Baltic Sea for the northern Russian...

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Poland and Singapore join forces to make Port of Gdansk ‘gateway to the Baltic’

Poland

Europe’s fastest growing port, the Port of Gdansk, has outlined huge expansion plans designed to double its cargo volumes to 100m tonnes a year, during a high-level maritime and business delegation...

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Why dry ports are ‘dry’

Nigeria

Nurudeen Ismaila, a freight forwarder, is not happy. This is because of his inability to deliver consignments to his client in Kaduna with ease and cheaply. For him, if the Kaduna Dry Port, the...

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Port of Rotterdam in strong position as a future circular hub

Netherlands

In terms of size and strategic location, the Port of Rotterdam is strategically well-positioned to develop into a circular hub. The industry here is a major consumer of raw materials and, like the...

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Port of Hamburg Receives New Container Gantry Cranes

Germany

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has announced that it has taken delivery of three new container gantry cranes for its Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) in HamburgAccording to a statement,...

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Guangdong’s Bohe to be developed into new port

China

Port authorities in China’s Guangdong province have decided to build a new port area in Bohe, near Maoming, to facilitate greater cargo flows into the province, which is one of the main recipients...

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Royal IHC offers bespoke solutions for African ports

Netherlands

Innovative maritime equipment and services provider Royal IHC says Africa is developing at a challenging time, where the need for greater African economic integration is urgent. At the same time,...

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Maqta Gateway and Etisalat partner for port digital innovation

United Arab Emirates

UAE-based Abu Dhabi Ports’ subsidiary Maqta Gateway has partnered with UAE telecom company Etisalat to support digital innovation and connectivity in ports.The partners will explore different...

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€2.8BN Baltic Port Development Unveiled

Poland

A Baltic port aims to build a €2.8bn port in a bid to double its cargo volumes from 50m in 2019 to 100m tonnes a year.Marcin Osowski, vice president for infrastructure at the Port of Gdansk...

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Shipping Activity At Port Qasim

Pakistan

Brisk shipping was observed at the Port where seven ships, MSC Nova, SM Charleston, Maersk Detroit, Gas Chem Adriatic, SDTR Bellona, Asia Liberty and Al-Salam-II carrying Containers, Chemicals, Soya...

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FEC okays N718.6m mobile security scanner for Lagos port

Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port Complex.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai...