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Rotterdam Unveils ‘Future Proof’ Plan

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced it will invest more than US$ 3.98 million (€3.5 million) in the Dordrecht Inland Seaport in order to make it “complete, vital and...

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Tanger Med 2 Expansion Opens at Last

Morocco

On Thursday, the long-awaited Tanger Med 2 port expansion project will open outside Tangiers, Morocco, adding 3.3 million TEU capacity and making it the largest container port in the Mediterranean....

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Wilheminahaven Dordrecht Inland Seaport becomes future proof

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is further developing Dordrecht Inland Seaport into a complete, vital and future-proof port. A port that meets the increasing demand for bulk transhipment handling...

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Dredger of the Month: Port of Liepaja’s CSD

Latvia

DPC looks at how the port of Liepaja, Latvia, with specially equipped cutter suction dredger Fernão de Magalhães, tackles dredging heterogenous material in the Baltic SeaFor projects that comprise a...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority to invest over 3.5 million euros to optimise the Wilhelminahaven

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is further developing Dordrecht Inland Seaport, the company said in its release.In the coming year, the Port Authority will be investing over 3.5 million euros to...

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Antwerp Port Enhances Capacity

Belgium

Europe’s second-largest seaport Port of Antwerp is building additional container handling capacity in the Antwerp port area.To cope with further growth until 2030 and also to attract international...

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FG committed to building new sea ports to decongest Apapa -Osinbajo

Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured that the federal government is committed to its plans to build new Sea Ports across the country to decongest the highly congested Apapa port in Lagos...

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Osinbajo says decongestion of Lagos Ports on course

Nigeria

Despite that near no positive result had been achieved weeks after President Muhammad Buhari inaugurated the Presidential Taskforce on Apapa gridlock and the executive order by Lagos State Governor,...

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Port of Le Havre and the French Development Agency joined forces for the ports in developing countries

The shipping sector plays a prevailing part in the growth of developing countries. The ports in emerging countries have nevertheless to often cope with numerous challenges in terms of the efficiency...

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Record 29 contracts inked at PortXL Shakedown

Netherlands

A record 29 contracts have been signed at the 2019 PortXL Shakedown with the largest contract supporting the development of the renewables industry.Sixteen companies formed the cohort, five...

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Port of Rotterdam to partner with four companies to improve the port’s sustainability and efficiency

Netherlands

During the finale of the 4th edition of the annual innovation programme PortXL, the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed individual Letters of Intent (LoI) with four enterprising new companies that...

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Port of Rotterdam greenlights start-up projects to help it work 'smarter'

Netherlands

The port of Rotterdam is set to launch a series of pilot projects aimed at future-proofing, improving efficiency and sustainability, and at the same time turn itself into a “smart” port.Agreements...

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B.C. port workers vote to accept new contract

Canada

International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada 77% in favour of new deal with BC Maritime EmployersMembers of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) have voted 77.18% in favour...

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Expansion of inland shipping freight bundling in North West Central Corridor

Netherlands

The inland terminals CTU in Lelystad, HOV Harlingen and Westerman Multimodal Logistics in Hasselt joined the North West Central Corridor in June. This partnership of deep-sea terminals, inland...

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My Plans For Lagos Development – Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in this interview with State House correspondents during his visit to President Muhammadu, says the long-term solution to the Apapa gridlock is to open...