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Greens see red over Indian govt’s $9.2bn mega container port plan at Vadhavan

India

The western Indian state of Maharashtra is all set to get a mega container port, to be constructed at a cost of INR655.45bn ($9.2bn) at Vadhavan, around 160 km north-west of...

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BPA: Most Ports Won’t Be Congested Post-Brexit

United Kingdom

Most UK ports have prepared for the worst-case scenarios and will not be congested as a result of potential disruptions to trade following the official exit of the UK from the European Union, the...

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New deal for the Eastern ports

Nigeria

THE good times are here – at last! – for Nigeria’s Eastern ports. The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, shipping companies, stakeholders in our maritime sector and the economy at large have had enough...

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IMF Tours Nigerian Ports, Says Cargo Clearance Challenging

Nigeria

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that Nigerian ports system is challenging, identifying the absence of National Single Window platform, absence of scanning machines for Customs...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority and Erasmus University Rotterdam launch unique programme for future port executives

Netherlands

On 3 February 2020, the first group of participants will take part in the Port Executive Leadership Circle. During an intensive week, they will be given the opportunity to update their port -related...

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LBC Tank Terminals expands Rotterdam terminal

Netherlands

LBC Tank Terminals has taken the final investment decision to expand the terminal at Rotterdam-Botlek with 70 000 m3 of additional capacity, bringing the total capacity of the terminal to 180 000...

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Klaipedos Nafta to Operate LNG Terminal in Brazil

Brazil

Lithuanian company AB Klaipedos Nafta (KN) has been appointed as the operator of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Brazilian Port of Açu.KN, KN Açu Serviços de Terminal de GNL Ltda....

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Bangladesh government plans to dredge Mongla port to accommodate bigger ships

Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government has approved a USD94 million dredging project at the Port of Mongla to create a water depth of up to 10 m.The country’s second-largest seaport will see dredging at the inner...

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Brazil postpones auction of 3 port terminals

Brazil

The Brazilian government has postponed the concession auctions for three port terminals.Set to take place on August 9, the auctions will now be hold on August 13, the infrastructure ministry said in...

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Port of Antwerp has best ever quarter

Belgium

Container freight at the Port of Antwerp performed strongly in the second quarter of 2019 with a new record volume which was immediately topped in May.Container peaks in April and May brought the...

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Singapore and China to cooperate in R&D on maritime issues like smart port tech

Singapore

SINGAPORE - Singapore and China will be cooperating in research and development on maritime matters with an agreement signed on Thursday (July 11).The memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed...

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China, Tanzania in talks to get US$10 billion Bagamoyo Port project back on track, ambassador says

China

Negotiations to restart development of deep water port ‘ongoing’, Mbelwa Kairuki saysProject was halted last month by African nation’s president over problems with terms of dealDiscussions are...

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Apapa gridlock: Reps ask FG to develop more ports

Nigeria

Worried by the intractable traffic congestion at Apapa, the House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Government to construct additional ports across the country in order to decongest...

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Dublin Port files planning applications for €320m expansion

Ireland

Dublin Port has submitted a planning application for the second stage of its main expansion plan, known as MP2 Project.The project is part of the port’s post-Brexit plan and estimated to cost...

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Patimban port's operator hot race

Indonesia

*Siswanto Rusdi is the director of The National Maritime Institute (NAMARIN) Patimban port project in Subang, West Java, is on media headlines. It was triggered by the Coordinating Minister for...