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Terminal operator may sell part of business

Netherlands

A major container terminal operator may sell its operations in the Netherlands.APM Terminals’ APM Terminals Rotterdam is in talks over its “future”, according to A.P. Moller-Maersk.“APMT-R is...

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Twin Anchor Arrays For 11,000 Ton Caisson Gates

United Kingdom

A new anchoring system installation, designed to accommodate and secure the concrete caisson gates at a large Scottish dry dock facility, has been successfully deployed.Highland marine equipment...

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TNPA starts dredging maintenance at Cape Town port

South Africa

Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) dredging services division has embarked on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational...

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Singapore Welcomes Biggest Ever Container Ship MSC Isabella

Singapore

MSC Isabella, one of the new ships from MSC’s Gülsün-Class of container vessels, made its maiden call at the Port of Singapore on 10 November 2019. The Gülsün-Class is currently the world’s largest...

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Black Bear Carbon announces Port of Rotterdam as preferred location for new rCB plant in The Netherlands

Netherlands

Black Bear Carbon announced that it aims to develop its next Tire-to-Carbon-Black-Upcycling-Plant at the Port of Rotterdam.Over the past months, ‘Black Bear Carbon’, the leading company in recovering...

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Belgium's Euronav picks Malaysia port as eastern supply base for marine fuels

Malaysia

FILE PHOTO: The "Cap Pembroke" a VLCC (very large crude carrier), owned by Euronav, the largest NYSE listed independent crude oil tanker company in the world, berthed at the Valero oil terminal...

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Port of Antwerp Starts Consultation for Extra Container Capacity

Belgium

Port of Antwerp has started market consultation for the expansion of container handling capacity in the port of Antwerp. The purpose of this consultation is to gauge the interest of potential...

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NMDC to complete fleet-wide conversion to Thordon seawater lubricated composite cutter shaft bearings

United Arab Emirates

The National Marine Dredging Company has replaced the rubber cutter shaft bearings on the 89m dredger Al Khatem, marking a step closer to the Abu Dhabi-based dredging company’s fleet-wide...

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New Port Elizabeth name announced

South Africa

The city of Port Elizabeth is likely to soon have its name changed to Gqeberha, a Xhosa word used to refer to the Baakens River that flows through the city. The Eastern Cape Geographical Names...

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Wärtsilä, PSA Marine begin IntelliTug trials in Port of Singapore

Singapore

Following the installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbor tug PSA Polaris, Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, is carrying out trials of the...

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French Port Making Room For Floating Wind Projects

France

A contract for the expansion at Port-La-Nouvelle in south-western France has been awarded to the consortium of Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis Nederland BV writes Dag Pike.The planned...

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Delays hurt Sri Lanka’s port plans

Sri Lanka

Political power plays add to the delay of Sri Lanka’s East Container Terminal, resulting in a capacity crunch at Columbo portOne of the most significant happenings in the ports scene on the Indian...

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St. Petersburg sea port needs dredging to attract more cruise tourists

Russian Federation

The Passenger Port of St. Petersburg will begin a large-scale modernisation and dredging campaign aimed to secure the status of the major tourist hub on the Baltic Sea for the northern Russian...

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Poland and Singapore join forces to make Port of Gdansk ‘gateway to the Baltic’

Poland

Europe’s fastest growing port, the Port of Gdansk, has outlined huge expansion plans designed to double its cargo volumes to 100m tonnes a year, during a high-level maritime and business delegation...

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Why dry ports are ‘dry’

Nigeria

Nurudeen Ismaila, a freight forwarder, is not happy. This is because of his inability to deliver consignments to his client in Kaduna with ease and cheaply. For him, if the Kaduna Dry Port, the...