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Hong Kong Port Slips From Global Top Five For First Time

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's container port used to be the busiest in the world AFPHong Kong's port, which once vied with rival Singapore for global dominance, has slipped out of the...

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Port of Rotterdam Braces For The Consequences of Brexit

Netherlands

Rotterdam. Picture: ISTOCKEurope’s largest port is recruiting new customs workers and converting farmland into parking spaces for trucks bound for the UKRotterdam — A no-deal Brexit could lead...

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Baro Port: Proof of Performance

Nigeria

The progressive continuity of governance policy of the Buhari Administration has again recorded a major accomplishment by the recent celebrated completion of the historic inland river port of Baro....

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Saudi Crown Prince Inaugurates King Abdullah Port

United Arab Emirates

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, inaugurated in Rabigh on Monday the King Abdullah Port during his visit to King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC),...

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Top 10 Busiest Ports In The World: Chinese Seaports Dominate This List

Didgeman / PixabayAbout 90% of the world’s trade depends on maritime shipping. While shipping volumes around the world continue to rise, some ports have benefited more than others. The rise of China...

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Ukraine. USPA Plans Dredging in Eight Ports in 2019

Ukraine

In 2019, SE "Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority" (USPA) plans to implement dredging projects in eight seaports and inland waterways of Ukraine with the involvement of its own fleet as well. In 2019 it is...

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Freeport of Riga Launches Development Project

Riga, Latvia

The Board of the Freeport of Riga has approved a new port development programme for the Port of Riga, which is expected to significantly expand the facility’s operations and provide space for new...

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Tema Port Expansion Project Receives 27 Gantry Cranes

Ghana

The US $1.5bn Tema Port expansion project in Ghana has received the second batch of gantry cranes under the Meridian Ports and Services Limited (MPS).The Chief Executive Officer of MPS, Mr. Mohammed...

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Kaduna Dry Port Not Working – Lagos Shippers

Nigeria

LEADERSHIP - The Lagos shippers have warned that the high cost of transporting containers from Lagos port to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port (KIDP) was frustrating importers’ interest to patronise the...

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WACT Orders $2.5 Million Equipment For Onne Port

Nigeria

The West African Container Terminal (WACT), Onne Port, Rivers State, has ordered 10 terminal trucks, two reach stackers and one empty container handler worth $2.5 million (about N900 million) to...

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The Port of Douala Forecasts Saving XAF5bln With The Acquisition of Two Dredges in Oct. 2019

Cameroon

(Business in Cameroon) - The port of Douala-Bonabéri (PAD) announced it has engaged talks with the world-class dredge manufacturing company, Dredging Supply Company, to acquire two dredges.These...

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Port of Rotterdam Part 3: Digital Trends 2019

Netherlands

Speaking exclusively to PTI, the Port of Rotterdam has forecasted which new technologies and innovative ideas will make an impact in 2019.In the second instalment of a three-part interview, which...

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Arcadis is Contributing to The Further Development of The Port of Antwerp

Belgium

Antwerp, Belgium - DP World Antwerp called on the international design and consultancy firm Arcadis to manage the capacity increase and modernisation of the ‘Antwerp Gateway’ container...

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Leading Spanish Port Authority Joins IBM-Maersk TradeLens

Spain

Source: Port Authority of Bay AlgecirasThe Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras (APBA) has become the latest major port operator to join TradeLens, a blockchain-based platform for trade logistics...

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‘OBJ, Atiku Have Questions to Answer Over N16bn Port Harbours Reconstruction’

Nigeria

LEADERSHIP - Senator representing Nasarawa West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Abdullahi Adamu has challenged former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Vice President...