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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...

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Rotterdam port traffic hits record, but slowdown expected

Netherlands

AMSTERDAM — Trade volumes at the port of Rotterdam reached a record in the first half of the year, as Europe’s largest port handled more container goods and imports of oil and liquefied...

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Ningbo-Zhoushan Port ranks No.13 among global shipping centers

China

The 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Center Development Index was issued on July 11. The top five global shipping centers are Singapore, Hong...

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Elbe deepening kicked off

Germany

Works for the deepening of the river Elbe, Germany, have officially started. The federal transport minister Andreas Scheuer and the federal river authority officiated the works with a cruise around...

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Portland Port Mooring Capacity To Be Extended

United Kingdom

A maritime engineering company has been selected to work on a major infrastructure project designed to extend the mooring capacity of Queen’s Pier by 40m at Portland Port in Dorset, UK.Portland...

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Port of Vancouver getting $42M upgrade to accommodate Asian auto imports

Canada

Importing and exporting new vehicles and auto parts to and from Canada is expected to run more smoothly once the federal government finishes consolidating a pair of auto terminals at the Port of...

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NPA Appoints 10 New General Managers, 18 AGMs

Nigeria

The Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved the appointment 10 new General Managers and 18 Assistant General Managers for the organization.The new appointments come on the heels of...

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Tema Port MPS Terminal 3 to Begin Phase 3

Ghana

Mohamed Samara, CEO of MPS Terminal 3 at Tema Port, Ghana, announced that shareholders had approved the immediate construction of Phase 2 with completion expected by end of 2020, two years earlier...

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Portugal plans to invest 547 mln euros in Port of Sines

Portugal

LISBON, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Portuguese government on Thursday announced an investment of 547 million euros in the expansion of the Port of Sines in the southwest of the country and an agreement to...