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Port of Hay Point dredging works underway

Australia

Maintenance dredging has commenced at the Port of Hay Point, sustainably relocating sediment to ensure safe and reliable access for vessels.The essential works will be undertaken by a specialist...

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Nigeria Loses N3.5trn Annually To Poor Ports Infrastructure

Nigeria

Nigeria Loses N3.5trn Annually To Poor Ports InfrastructureNigeria’s routine losses appear unending, as the Nigerian Logistics and Supply Chain Industry estimated N3.5trn yearly shortage caused by...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority launches OnTrack

Netherlands

Over 250 international rail connections run to and from the port of Rotterdam. As a relatively sustainable form of transport, rail is becoming increasingly important for transporting cargo between...

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Gothenburg Port Authority Sustainability Report For 2018 Now Available

Sweden

During 2018 Gothenburg Port Authority continued in its endeavour to promote long-term sustainable development. “Sustainable Port”, the company’s annual Sustainability Report, has now been published....

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PPA says unsolicited proposal for Port of General Santos still under review

Philippines

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said it is still reviewing the unsolicited proposal by a Davao-based private terminal operator to rehabilitate the Port of General Santos.“In terms of GenSan,...

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Nigerian Ports Receive 80% Cargoes For West, Central Africa – Bello

Nigeria

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has said that the 80 per cent of cargoes destined for West and Central Africa are discharged at Nigerian seaports because the ports are now efficient and...

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EUROPE: Port of Antwerp Sets Out Low-Carbon Shipping Agenda

Belgium

‘Developing Antwerp as a Multi Fuel Port can be an inspiring example for other energy transition projects worldwide,' acques Vandermeiren, CEO, Antwerp Port Authority told delegates at the inaugural...

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Montreal Port Terminal Poised For Second Major Expansion

Canada

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and LOGISTEC Corp. yesterday announced a second phase expansion for Viau Terminal.Since a first phase was completed in 2016, the terminal has handled about 350,000...

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R18bn Expansion to Boost Burgeoning Trade Port

South Africa

DURBAN - A new R18-billion expansion project has been planned for the Dube Trade Port to further boost the already booming economy and create jobs in the north of the city.Speaking at the launch of...

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Growth Across All Sectors For The Port of Durban

South Africa

The Port of Durban has handled its highest container volumes in seven years as throughput grew year-on-year by 9.5% to 2.9m teu in 2018.Container exports grew exponentially by 17% while imports also...

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Poland’s Largest Port Sold to Singapore-Led Consortium

Poland

Singapore’s PSA International, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) managed by IFM Investors, have signed an agreement worth over one billion euros to...

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Brazil's Vale to Resume Operations at Port After Court Injunction

Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian mining company Vale SA on Friday said it was granted a court injunction allowing it to resume iron ore shipping operations at the Ilha Guaíba port terminal in...

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3 NTB Ports Fully Operational After Lombok Earthquake

Jakarta, Indonesia

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The magnitude 5 earthquake that hit Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara on Sunday afternoon reportedly did not affect the operations of local ports up to Monday morning. According to...

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Marine Ecosystem at New Port to Remain Intact.

Kenya

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has denied that ongoing port expansion and infrastructural projects were impacting negatively on the coastal marine ecosystem.The authority has also refuted...

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Singapore, Malaysia Agree to Suspend Overlapping Port Claims

Singapore

Singapore and Malaysia agreed on Thursday (March 14) to jointly suspend overlapping port claims in the waters off Tuas, saying this was vital to end a stand-off which has seen at least one collision...