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New port at Bakassi?

Nigeria

The Nigerian federal government has approved the “outline business case” for the construction of a new deepwater port at Bakassi, close to the city of CalabarThe developers must now finalise the...

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Rotterdam Port Continues to Grow in Q3

The Port of Rotterdam announced a 1% rise in cargo handing, after it handled 112.4 million tonnes of freight, meaning that the total of 353.5 million tonnes were transmitted up to the end of the...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority intensifies activities in India

Netherlands

By signing two Memorandums of Understanding, appointing a Representative Office in India and supporting the establishment of a maritime university in collaboration with educational institutions in...

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PGN to start LNG processing at Tanjung Perak Port this year

Indonesia

Tied up: Workers stand on the wharf of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Benoa Harbor in Denpasar, Bali, on Monday. The first LNG terminal for floating storage units consisting of two...

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Rostock Deepening Will Boost Port Handling

Germany

The German Baltic port of Rostock is hoping for a substantial boost in cargo handling from planned approach channel deepening expected to be approved soon, writes Tom Todd.The project to deepen...

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Pacific ports join Australian network amid growing Chinese presence in region

Australia

Five major Pacific ports have joined an Australian alliance to boost industry investment and trade amid growing international concerns over Beijing's presence and influence in the region.The ports,...

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The Cat And Mouse Game Of The Nigerian Ports Authority And BUA International Limited By Hannatu Musawa

Nigeria

This legal battle is going to be one for the books even when that clock stops ticking. Trust me!Something doesn’t smell quite right in the milk. And despite its pungent and piquant nature, this...

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NPA plans repairs of Lagos, Onne ports’ control towers

Nigeria

The rehabilitation and reconstruction of control towers at the Lagos Port Complex and Tin Can Island Port may begin any moment from now.It is part of efforts by Federal Government to check crimes at...

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Port of Rotterdam signs MOU, appoints representative, helps set up maritime university in India

Netherlands

October 17, 2019: Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with the Maharashtra Maritime Board, appointed Broekman Logistics as the representative and will team up for...

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Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge Open Talks on Potential Merger

Belgium

The port authorities of Antwerp and Zeebrugge have given the green light to start negotiations on the possibility of a merger between the two ports. The decision is based on a complementarity study...

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Buhari assures of Calabar Port dredging

Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja assured that the dredging of the Calabar Port channel will be undertaken as soon as some legal issues are settled by the Federal Ministry of...

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Hong Kong-based company to invest in Pakistan's Karachi port to boost trade

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong-based port operator Hutchison Port Holdings has committed investment of 240 million U.S. dollars for the development of Pakistan's Karachi port, the Prime...

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New patrol boats to secure Lagos ports

Nigeria

Poised to fully protect vessels berthing at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has procured security patrol boats expected to come into the country within the next six weeks.The...

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Rotterdam Port Joins Noah's Train

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that it has participated in ‘Noah’s Train’ as part of the Rail Freight Forward (RFF) initiative, a collaborative effort to cut freight transport...

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Ligurian ports plan for increased growth / FOCUS

Italy

Genoa - Genoa and Savona diversify markets, La Spezia enlarges docks. Genoa - In 2019, Liguria’s ports faced a variety of challenges. For the Ports of Genoa (Genoa and Savona), the first part of the...