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Guangdong’s Bohe to be developed into new port

China

Port authorities in China’s Guangdong province have decided to build a new port area in Bohe, near Maoming, to facilitate greater cargo flows into the province, which is one of the main recipients...

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Royal IHC offers bespoke solutions for African ports

Netherlands

Innovative maritime equipment and services provider Royal IHC says Africa is developing at a challenging time, where the need for greater African economic integration is urgent. At the same time,...

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Maqta Gateway and Etisalat partner for port digital innovation

United Arab Emirates

UAE-based Abu Dhabi Ports’ subsidiary Maqta Gateway has partnered with UAE telecom company Etisalat to support digital innovation and connectivity in ports.The partners will explore different...

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€2.8BN Baltic Port Development Unveiled

Poland

A Baltic port aims to build a €2.8bn port in a bid to double its cargo volumes from 50m in 2019 to 100m tonnes a year.Marcin Osowski, vice president for infrastructure at the Port of Gdansk...

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Shipping Activity At Port Qasim

Pakistan

Brisk shipping was observed at the Port where seven ships, MSC Nova, SM Charleston, Maersk Detroit, Gas Chem Adriatic, SDTR Bellona, Asia Liberty and Al-Salam-II carrying Containers, Chemicals, Soya...

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FEC okays N718.6m mobile security scanner for Lagos port

Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port Complex.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai...

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Ports of Szczecin-Swinoujscie signed MoU with Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

The Ports of Szczecin-?winouj?cie, Poland, says it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The document was singed in Rotterdam in the presence...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority intensifies activities in India

Netherlands

By signing two Memoranda of Understanding, appointing a representative office in India and supporting the establishment of a maritime university in collaboration with educational institutions in...

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Bornholm Base For Kreigers Flak

Denmark

Designed primarily as a base for the Kreigers Flak offshore wind farm, a major harbour development on the island of Bornholm has seen the port of Rønne almost double in size.Bornholm is a Danish...

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Lydia Oldendorff Sets Record At Puerto Bolivar And Antwerp

Belgium

The Lydia Oldendorff (207,562 tdw built 2015) has set a record as the largest vessel to load coal at Puerto Bolivar, Colombia. The Newcastlemax vessel has a length of 300 metres and a breadth of 50...

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Nigerian Ports Authority seeks N50 billion for patrol boats, fenders purchase

Nigeria

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is seeking about N50 billion in total for the refixing of dilapidated fenders and purchase of new patrol boats for the ports across the country.Nairametrics...

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Traxens joins Port of Rotterdam’s smart container project

Netherlands

French supply chain technology specialist Traxens has joined Port of Rotterdam’s #WeAre42 smart container project, which was created to analyse the logistics challenges in the maritime sector.The...

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Port of Rotterdam's Container 42 to get Traxens' technological expertise

Netherlands

Oct 29, 2019: Data and services provider Traxens and Port of Rotterdam have come together as partners for the #WeAre42 Smart Container project. It is a groundbreaking initiative and a first for the...

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Accelerate innovation in Rotterdam with PortXL

Netherlands

For the 5th year running, PortXL opens its door to innovative start-ups from all over the world looking to accelerate their concepts, and disruptive scale-ups seeking to expand their business in the...

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Pelindo III's Shore Connection to Reduce Costs of Docking in Indonesian Ports

Indonesia

Jakarta. State-owned port operator Pelabuhan Indonesia III, or Pelindo III, is planning to install power shore connections at all ports in Indonesia under its management by 2020 to reduce the costs...