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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...

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Gopalpur Port receives first capesize vessel in Odisha

India

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Gopalpur Port has received its first capesize vessel carrying 105,000 tons of limestone, said a release on Monday. Gopalpur Port now joins the list of select ports in India that...

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Hapag-Lloyd declares Tema Port as transshipment hub in West Africa

Ghana

The Hapag-Lloyd, a global shipping giant, has declared Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) Terminal 3 at Tema Port as its transhipment hub in West Africa. A statement signed by Mr Mohamed Samara,...

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German ports to install shore power supply

Germany

Hamburg’s state government has approved a large-scale expansion of shore-based power supply in the Port of Hamburg. This will create the conditions for a shift from shipboard diesel power supply to...

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Major developments in Port Hedland Australia

Australia

Jan De Nul has completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimisation Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia.These works are the final part of a three-year cooperation...

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Jan De Nul Starts Dredging for Mauritian Port

Luxembourg

Jan De Nul group of the beginning of work on dredging and expansion on an internal ship canal and a turning circle in port of Nouadhibou (Mauritania), one of the largest centers through which iron...

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NPA grosses N300b revenue from Lagos Port in two months

Nigeria

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has raked in over N300billion from the Lagos Port Complex in the last two months, it was learnt.The cash was realised between July and August this year.Speaking...

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African port development could break investment logjam

Africa

Long dwell time for deliveries and high shipping costs turn potential investors away from some African marketsCape Town//Africa’s inefficient ports and harbours have long been a major obstacle to...

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Delta welcomes dredging of Warri Ports

Nigeria

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday said the state government was accelerating completion of Ughelli-Asaba dual carriageway to accommodate expected heavy traffic from Warri Port when dredging of...

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FEC approves contract for repair of Lagos ports control towers

Nigeria

L-R: The Port Manager, Lagos Port Complex Apapa, Mrs. Funmilayo Opotu; Executive Director, Finance and Administration of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Muhammed Bello-Koko; Executive Director,...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority Launched Boxinsider

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority launched 'Boxinsider'. The application allows shippers and freight forwarders to see where their containers are located at any given moment. Not only is this much...

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Port Dredging: NPA Undecided Over Future Of $70m JV Contract

Nigeria

As the contracts for the dredging of Lagos and Bonny ports channels expires next year, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is hinging the renewal of the $70 million channel management contracts on a...

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Nigeria: Bakassi Deep Seaport to Gulp U.S.$2 Billion - Commission

Nigeria

Calabar — The proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport, to be located in Cross River State, is to gulp between $1.7 billion and $2 billion, according to figures released at the weekend by the Debt...

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Playing chess on several boards at once

Netherlands

In Rotterdam we are continuously searching for answers on how to improve the port by making it smarter, more efficient and more sustainable. How are partners in the port tackling these issues and...

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At 86, Visakhapatnam port eyes a bigger role

India

It hopes to leverage its strategic location to further the country’s ‘Act East’ initiative Visakhapatnam Port, which commenced operations on October 7, 1933 with only three tiny jetties and a...