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Abu Dhabi Ports Collaborates with Robert Allan Ltd. to Develop the World’s First Unmanned Autonomous Commercial Tugboats

United Arab Emirates

H.E Falah Al Ahbabi: Abu Dhabi Ports is leading the charge towards digitalising the region’s maritime operationsABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abu Dhabi Ports announced today its...

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CMA CGM: Cargo Flow Easing Up at China’s Major Coastal Ports

China

Cargo flow at the major coastal ports in China is beginning to normalize and business operations have now entered the recovery phase, French container shipping major CMA CGM said in an advisory on...

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Virus Disrupts China’s Shipping, and World Ports Feel the Impact

Even where factories are back in operation, getting freight to docks has been impeded by roadblocks and quarantines.SHANGHAI — Some docks in China are clogged with arriving shipping containers...

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Busan Builds Logistics Center in Rotterdam

Netherlands

South Korean port company Busan Port Authority (BPA) said that it signed a contract with Samsung SDS to operate a logistics center in Rotterdam.BPA will begin a construction of the logistics center...

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Port of Antwerp launches Bulkchain collaboration platform

Belgium

5 March is the big day, when after a successful "proof of concept" NxtPort and Port+ present the Bulkchain central collaboration platform. This system shares updates on breakbulk consignments in...

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Hamburg: Elbe Fairway Widened

Germany

Vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters can now pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe in Germany known as the “passing box.” The five-kilometer stretch now has a width of 385...

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Lanqiao port to build LNG terminal

China

Lanqiao, China’s largest privately owned port, has signed an agreement with state-owned Beijing Energy Holding to invest CNY6.7 billion (USD973 million) to construction a liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

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Upgrades boost Maputo’s cargo handling numbers

Mozambique

Extensive infrastructure upgrades contributed to the 8% growth in cargo handling at the Port of Maputo in Mozambique in 2019.According to a statement by the port, it handled 21 million tonnes last...

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ANLCA seeks speedy modernisation of nation’s ports

Nigeria

Zika Bobby President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Iju Tony Nwabunike, has called for the speedy modernisation of Nigerian ports to enhance trade and competitivenessAt...

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Takoradi Port Expansion: Dredging Works Starts On $500m Multi-Purpose Atlantic Terminal

Ghana

Dredging Works have commenced on the $500 million Multi-Purpose Atlantic Terminal expected to pave way for the Takoradi Habour to increase its annual container capacity from the current 50 thousand...

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Gwadar will be ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan: official

Pakistan

GWADAR: Gwadar Development Authority director general Shahzeb Khan Kakar has said that Gwadar will be developed into a smart port city as it is the future ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan.He was presiding...

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Green Bunker Demand Jumps at Rotterdam

Netherlands

Low-sulfur fuel sales rose sharply in Rotterdam in the last quarter leading up to the implementation of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 0.5pc sulfur cap on 1 January.According to Port of...

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AG&P Breaks Ground on LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port

Singapore

AG&P, a Singapore-based downstream gas and LNG logistics company, has broken ground on its LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.Owned and operated by AG&P, the Karaikal...

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Falkland Islands to Build New Port in Stanley Habour

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbour.After a global procurement process, it was decided that BAM Nuttall Ltd...

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ECNEC approves project to enhance Mongla Port’s capacity with Tk 6,014.62 crore

Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved nine projects with an estimated cost of Tk 13,639.01 crore including one for enhancing the...