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Indian Ports Declare Force Majeure amid Coronavirus Crisis

India

Prompted by the unforeseen delays in the delivery of cargoes and other port-related services as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, some of the Indian ports have declared force majeure.These...

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All sectors in the port of Rotterdam fully operational

Netherlands

The port of Rotterdam is and remains open for business. All sectors remain fully operational: from container to bulk terminals and from industry and logistics to the services provided by linesmen,...

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Outcry over Australian states 14 day ban on international shipping

Australia

Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ), Australia announced a 14 day quarantine on all commercial ships to the state from international ports, on 18 March.“A ship must not enter a Queensland pilotage area...

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Port of Vancouver is weathering pandemic so far

Canada

Cargo ship traffic has seen little impact from COVID-19 The Port of Vancouver closed its administrative offices but continues to operate amid COVID-19 pandemic. Most its 60 staffers are working...

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Ports of Stockholm Halves Port Fees for Ferries

Sweden

Ports of Stockholm has halved port fees for ferries at all three of the company’s ports, aiming to ensure the continuous flow of shipping and the transport of goods between Sweden and its...

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Italian Ports Maintaining Regular Operations despite COVID-19

Italy

Italian ports are fully operational despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the country which has taken claimed the lives of 5,476 people, making Italy the worst-hit country by the...

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Rotterdam: “Port is vital and operations continue 24/7”

Netherlands

The port of Rotterdam is and remains open for business, despite the far-reaching impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on society and the economy. That is Allard Castelein’s message for the...

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Nigeria: Port congestion worsens as customs halts barge operations

Nigeria

There are indications that vessel congestions will worsen at the Lagos seaports, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) placed ban on the usage of barges to convey containers in and out of the...

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Kalmar and Tanzania Ports Authority extend successful collaboration with new RTG order

Tanzania, United Republic of

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to supply Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) with a total of six Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at Dar es Salaam port. The order...

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Croatia's Rijeka port gets two bids for deep sea container terminal concession

Croatia (Hrvatska)

Rijeka - The operator of Croatia's Rijeka port said it has received two bids in a tender for awarding concession contract to develop, operate and manage the new Zagreb Deep Sea container terminal...

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Port of Antwerp 'remains operational'

Belgium

Belgian port is 'facing up to its responsibility' and is making it a 'priority' to keep the port fully operationalThe Port of Antwerp has said that despite the special measures announced by the...

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Golar Power to Develop LNG Import Terminal in Port of Suape, Brazil

Brazil

Golar Power Limited, a joint venture between Golar LNG and Stonepeak, has signed a Protocol of Intentions with the State Government of Pernambuco, a state of Brazil, to develop an LNG import...

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Vancouver, Tomakomai Ports Team Up to Promote LNG as Ship Fuel

Canada

Canadian Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and Japanese Tomakomai Port Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel and...

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Port of Rotterdam and DHG to build SMARTLOG warehouse

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and logistics real estate specialists DHG have agreed a deal to build an XXL warehouse complex on the Distripark Maasvlakte West in what will be the largest...

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Ports of Los Angeles, Nagoya renew collaboration to focus on sustainable operations

The US port of Los Angeles and Japan’s Nagoya port have penned a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further collaborate on operational efficiency solutions and environmental...