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New seaport aims to boost Namibia's trade

Namibia

For many African economies infrastructure is one major stumbling block when it comes to driving up exports. A deep seaport can come in quite handy. In the south, Cape Town and Durban are the main...

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Sabah Ports Signs Huge Asia MoU

Malaysia

Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd and Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral trade and cooperation for the purpose of improving port efficiency.The...

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Mangalore Port gears up to fight possible oil spill after vessel sinks

India

NMPT has placed boom barriers around the vessel and skimmers and oil absorbents are on standby along with the Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) resources.MANGALURU: Tridevi...

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China Merchants in Talks to Invest in CMA CGM Port Assets

China

(Bloomberg) -- China Merchants Group is in talks to invest in port assets owned by French shipping company CMA CGM as the state-owned firm seeks to diversify geographically and boost capacity,...

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Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority is dredging Kherson port

Ukraine

The administration of the seaports of Ukraine has completed operational dredging in the port of Kherson. The total amount of work amounted to more than 400,000 m3. This is the fourth port in which,...

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Nigerian Ship owners dismiss excuses over lull in eastern ports

Nigeria

Ship Owners Association of Nigeria, SOAN, have said that most of the excuses by maritime authorities on reasons for the lull in business activities at the Eastern ports were not tenable. They said...

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Nigeria: BPE Applaud APM Terminal's N126 Billion Investment in Nigeria

Nigeria

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with the post-acquisition plan by APM Terminals and other terminal operators at the Lagos Port...

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Rotterdam Port Intros TimeToBunker

Netherlands

The largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam has introduced new app for bunkering notifications with which paperless bunkering and informing the Harbour Master and Customs possible in one...

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Sif leases more land at Port of Rotterdam to meet marshalling services demand

Netherlands

August 27 (Renewables Now) - Dutch steel tubulars manufacturer Sif Holding NV (AMS:SIFG) has agreed to lease more land at the Port of Rotterdam in order to cater to the growing demand for...

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Irish Port Creates Brexit Customs Stronghold

Ireland

An Irish port has doubled the size of its customs facilities in preparation for the UK’s increasingly likely departure from the European Union (EU) with a no-deal Brexit on 31 October.After...

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Sabah Ports inks MoU with Indonesia Port Corporation

Indonesia

SAPANGAR: Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd and Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC) or PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday to explore business potential to...

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Port of Vancouver studying feasibility of new Fraser River cruise ship terminal

Canada

The Port of Vancouver expects that it will engage the public in 2020 with details on the feasibility of building a secondary cruise ship terminal at the mouth of the Fraser River.In 2017, the port...

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A first - female takes marine technical officer spot at Port of Cape Town

South Africa

This Women’s Month, Transnet National Ports Authority is celebrating its landmark appointment of a female marine technical officer (MTO) at the Port of Cape Town, a first in the port’s history....

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Port of Rotterdam Gets First Polymer Logistics Hub

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam is known as a thriving hub for refining, bunkering and containerized cargo, and it says that it is also seeing increasing business from two very different sources - plastics...

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Croatian port nominated for Port of The Year

Croatia (Hrvatska)

Zadar Cruise Port, that is the Gazenica port in the Adriatic city of Zadar, is one of the three finalists shortlisted for the "Port of the Year" award, and the winner will be announced during the...