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Nigeria: FG plans to establish dry ports in Osun, Kebbi, Anambra

Nigeria

WorldStage NewsOnline—- As part of efforts to end the gridlock in Lagos sea port, the Federal Government is considering establishing more dry ports across the country.Chidi Izuwah,...

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Benin modernizing its port to overtake Togo, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana in the sector

West Africa

*Benin is making efforts in re-investing in its major port in its capital Cotonou.The change had been slow but consistence over the past several years aimed at making the harbour competitive. * The...

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'Dubai Ports': Djibouti Continues to Challenge Law, Rejects Rulings on 'Duraleh' Station

United Arab Emirates

Dubai Ports World (DP World) has confirmed that the move by the government of Djibouti to take action later this week by prompting the country's Supreme Court to disregard all previous international...

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Several Companies Dispute Port of Bahia Blanca Dredging Tenders

Argentina

Several groups, including Jan De Nul and a consortium made up of Van Oord and Marine Contractors BV, are disputing two separate maintenance dredging projects at the Argentinian Port of Bahia Blanca,...

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Sabah’s ports are being upgraded

Malaysia

The Malaysian state of Sabah has unveiled a masterplan to upgrade and expand its ageing ports. Sabah Ports, a subsidiary of the publicly listed conglomerate Suria Capital Holdings, in which the...

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Nigeria commissions cargo handling equipment at Onne Port

Nigeria

Nigeria has commissioned US $10m cargo handling equipment at Onne Port. The commissioning of the cargo which was due to increase vessel traffic experienced at Eastern ports as a result of the recent...

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First phase of Jurong Port Tank Terminals officially open

Singapore

SINGAPORE: Jurong Port and German tank operator Oiltanking opened the new Jurong Port Tank Terminals (JPTT) in Singapore on Monday (Jul 29).The terminal is supported by four deep-water berths, with...

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Puducherry port operationalisation may be delayed

India

Port operations likely to begin only in January 2020 after the work is completed More than a year after the trial run of a cargo vessel, the Puducherry port is yet to be operationalised. The trial...

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Turkey’s Izmit named among largest port cities in Europe

Turkey

Kocaeli, also called ?zmit, one of Turkey’s major industrial cities, has been named one of the largest port cities in Europe. The Gulf of Izmit, located to the east of the Sea of Marmara, plays an...

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French Port Invests €20m In Shoreside Power

France

A French port authority aims to cut emissions by spending €20m over the next six years to extend shoreside power.The Marseille Fos Port Authority will extend shoreside electrical connections (cold...

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Mnangagwa opens Dry Port

Zimbabwe

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday opened Zimbabwe's dry port facility at Walvis Bay here, which is expected to provide a strategic and cheaper gateway to the Atlantic Ocean for local manufacturers and...

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Olokola Deep Seaport will create 1m jobs, earn Nigeria $9bn yearly –Olatunji

Nigeria

Prominent shipping industry stakeholder, Otunba Sola Olatunji is the Managing Director of Victory Energy Resources Limited and member of Nigerian Indigenous Ship Owners Association (NISA). In this...

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Port of Rotterdam Reports Record Numbers for First Half of 2019

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam reports that it saw a record throughput of 240 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of the year, driven upward by a record volume of container traffic. Container...

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WACT invests $10m in Onne port facility upgrade

Nigeria

The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has launched two new Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHCs) worth $10million (N3.6billion) for discharge of cargoes at the eastern ports terminal.The new investment...

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Dredging Data: Newbuild port projects in Asia, Australia & Russia

According to IHS Markit reports, “Myponie Point has been identified as a potential location for a new deepsea port that will involve the transhipment of iron ore from local mines to an offshore...