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Delta welcomes dredging of Warri Ports

Nigeria

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday said the state government was accelerating completion of Ughelli-Asaba dual carriageway to accommodate expected heavy traffic from Warri Port when dredging of...

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FEC approves contract for repair of Lagos ports control towers

Nigeria

L-R: The Port Manager, Lagos Port Complex Apapa, Mrs. Funmilayo Opotu; Executive Director, Finance and Administration of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Muhammed Bello-Koko; Executive Director,...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority Launched Boxinsider

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority launched 'Boxinsider'. The application allows shippers and freight forwarders to see where their containers are located at any given moment. Not only is this much...

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Port Dredging: NPA Undecided Over Future Of $70m JV Contract

Nigeria

As the contracts for the dredging of Lagos and Bonny ports channels expires next year, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is hinging the renewal of the $70 million channel management contracts on a...

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Nigeria: Bakassi Deep Seaport to Gulp U.S.$2 Billion - Commission

Nigeria

Calabar — The proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport, to be located in Cross River State, is to gulp between $1.7 billion and $2 billion, according to figures released at the weekend by the Debt...

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Playing chess on several boards at once

Netherlands

In Rotterdam we are continuously searching for answers on how to improve the port by making it smarter, more efficient and more sustainable. How are partners in the port tackling these issues and...

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At 86, Visakhapatnam port eyes a bigger role

India

It hopes to leverage its strategic location to further the country’s ‘Act East’ initiative Visakhapatnam Port, which commenced operations on October 7, 1933 with only three tiny jetties and a...

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North Sea Port Connects to 12 New Destinations

Belgium

North Sea Port and Lineas are joining forces to increase efficiency with 12 new rail connections to the European hinterland.According to a press note from the cross-border port that consolidates the...

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Empowering women in maritime at Port of Durban

South Africa

World Maritime Day celebrates the international maritime industry’s contribution towards the world’s economy, especially in shipping. This year’s global theme was, ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime...

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Tuas mega port will allow Singapore to 'rethink the future of shipping', says PM Lee

Singapore

SINGAPORE: The future Tuas mega port presents Singapore with an opportunity to "rethink the future of shipping", said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday (Oct 3).Speaking at an event marking...

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Nigeria’s ambitious port plans to link north to south

Nigeria

Nigeria is constructing a series of new ports over the next few years, as it looks to boost revenue and diversify economic progress nationwide.Earlier this week, the Cross River state government...

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Rotterdam launches container tracking app

Netherlands

A European port authority has launched a new application allowing shippers and freight forwarders to locate their containers at any given moment.The Port of Rotterdam Authority's Boxinsider draws on...

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Multiple Baltic ports’ projects selected for EU funding

Estonia

Over EUR 117 million has recently been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a...

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Global smart ports market is expected to reach ~$2 billion by the end of 2025

Smart ports are automated ports that use high-end smart technologies including AI, IoT, Big Data, and blockchain for improving performance and efficiency of the shipping industry. Smart ports record...

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PPA expedites unsolicited offers for port developments in VisMin

Philippines

PPA expedites unsolicited offers for port developments in VisMin(From left) Rey Lugtu; Kay Lugtu; Eddie Monreal, general manager of the Manila International Airport Authority; Jay Daniel Santiago,...