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Halifax Port Authority Consults CN to Better Use Assets

Canada

The Halifax Port Authority says discussions are underway with port authority tenants and CN Rail on how to better use the port’s existing assets and infrastructure. - File The Halifax Port...

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Anxiety As Togo, Ghana Wrestle Hub Status From Nigeria’s Seaport

Nigeria

LEADERSHIP - There are fears that Nigeria’s hub status in the seaport business is being threatened with recent developments in neighbouring ports. Lomé port, Togo now hosts West Africa’s leading...

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Four Major Ports All Set to Inkdeals For DCIL Share Purchase

India

Visakhapatnam Port Trust will have a majority stake of 19.47% of the PSU, say sources Having completed all formalities, four major ports including Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) are all set to the...

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Development of Puducherry Port Under 'Sagarmala' Gets Centre's Nod

India

The Union Environment Ministry has given its nod for the long-awaited development of Puducherry Port under the flagship ‘Sagarmala’ scheme.CHENNAI: The Union Environment Ministry has given its nod...

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Jokowi to Inaugurate North Sumatra's Kuala Tanjung Port

Indonesia

The Cruise Superstar ship carrying 700 foreign tourists docks for 11 hours at Kuala Tanjung Port, Batubara regency, North Sumatra, on April 5, 2018. (JP/Apriadi Gunawan)Kuala Tanjung Port in...

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Review Panel for Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project Announces Date For Public Hearing

Canada

OTTAWA, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Review Panel established to conduct an environmental assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (the Project) has determined that the...

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Making Eastern Ports Attractive For Business

Nigeria

The seemingly intractable traffic gridlock in and around Apapa ports has continued to hurt port operations. This has put the Federal and Lagos State governments under intense pressure, as...

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Shapoorji Pallonji to Hike Gopalpur Port Capacity to 55 mn Tonnes by 2025

Odisha, India

Diversified business conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group, which has a controlling stake in Gopalpur port off the coast of south Odisha, envisions that port capacity will be 55 million tonnes (mt)...

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Rotterdam Highlights 5 Maritime Mega-Trends

Netherlands

A new whitepaper from the Port of Rotterdam highlights the five mega-tends in the contemporary maritime sector, outlining how decision makers in the supply chain can prepare for, strategize and...

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Ports in Latvia and Hamburg to Boost Cooperation

Latvia

Led by Kaspars Ozoli?š, Under-Secretary of State in the Latvian Ministry of Transport, a delegation of leading transport and logistics companies in Latvia visited the ports of Hamburg and Lübeck...

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Inland Shipping Between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on The Rise

Netherlands

Photo: DanserEvery year, some 15,000 containers are transported directly between Rotterdam, Vlissingen, Terneuzen and Ghent via a regular inland shipping service. Two years ago, the port of...

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Onitsha Port: Waiting For Succour

Nigeria

The Federal Government’s recent promise to revamp the abandoned Onitsha River Port was greeted with wild jubilations as traders, importers, and indigenes of the commercial city look up to them to...

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Calabar Port Yearns For Container Vessels, Groans Under Draft Limitations

Nigeria

Calabar port complexStakeholders in one of Nigeria’s major seaports, the Calabar Port, Cross River State, has again cried out for urgent attention from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), following...

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2018: 'Grand Cru' Year for Antwerp Port

Belgium

Pic: Port of AntwerpEurope’s second-largest seaport, the Port of Antwerp in Flanders, Belgium said that with a 6th year record, growth in all cargotypes and a recent wave of investments, 2018 will...

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Construction of Kampala Port Approved by NEMA

Uganda

National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has approved construction of the proposed New Kampala Port at Bukasa, Kira in Wakiso District of Uganda.This is despite an assessment by Ms. Leilah...