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PPA expedites unsolicited offers for port developments in VisMin

Philippines

PPA expedites unsolicited offers for port developments in VisMin(From left) Rey Lugtu; Kay Lugtu; Eddie Monreal, general manager of the Manila International Airport Authority; Jay Daniel Santiago,...

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NPA Decommissioning of Port Harcourt Terminal: We’ll vigorously defend, protect our rights – BUA Group

Nigeria

LAGOS – Leading foods and infrastructure giant, BUA Group and owners of BUA Ports and Terminal, Port Harcourt, has said it will follow due process in defending and protecting its rights against the...

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Major refurbishment at East London dry dock

United Kingdom

The Princess Elizabeth dry dock at South Africa’s only river port, East London, is in the throes of a USD3.8 million facelift to support the sustainability of the region’s ship repair and boat...

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PGF provides $800,000 for new Greymouth harbour dredge

Netherlands

The Government has stumped up a further $800,000 from the provincial growth fund (PGF) for the Greymouth port, this time for a whole new dredge.It follows a $750,000 grant from the PGF last year for...

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Rotterdam’s project to cut CO2 emissions

Netherlands

Rotterdam - The port and the industries of Rotterdam are working on a series of projects to achieve a total of 20 to 25% of the Dutch CO2 reduction target for 2030Rotterdam - The port and the...

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Capacity increased at Port Hedland

Australia

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – An additional 40-million tonnes a year of capacity has been made available at the port of Port Hedland, increasing the annual shipping capacity to 617-million...

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PGF support for dredging Port of Greymouth lagoon

Netherlands

PGF support for dredging Port of Greymouth lagoonThe Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will help fund a new dredge for the Port of Greymouth to ensure the regional fishing fleet have a reliable...

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Brexit creates opportunities for trade between UK and Port of Antwerp

United Kingdom

The uncertainty over Brexit continues but one thing is clear: as soon as the UK leaves the European Union in one way or another, there will be big changes in British imports and exports. Port of...

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Government tackles challenges militating against utilisation of Eastern ports

Nigeria

The Federal Government has expressed commitment to guarantee optimal utilisation of the Eastern ports.The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, who made this known...

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How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters

Take a look at the objects around you. The laptop or phone you are using to read this article, the clothes you are wearing, the glass of juice you may be drinking … almost all of these items...

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Rotterdam tests underwater robot

Netherlands

Rotterdam - The Port of Rotterdam Authority and North Sea Port, the cross-border port area between Belgium and the Netherlands, conducted tests this summer using an underwater robot that can inspect...

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ECOSUBSEA to provide hull cleaning in Antwerp and Zeebrugge ports

Belgium

Norwegian cleantech firm ECOSUBSEA has won contracts to provide hull cleaning services in ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge in Belgium.After cleaning more than 500 vessels in Southampton and Norway,...

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VIDEO: Port of Antwerp orders hydrogen-fueled tug

Belgium

Belgium’s leading port, the Port of Antwerp has ordered construction of what will be the world’s first tug powered by hydrogen, the Hydrotug.While most attention to hydrogen as a marine fuel has...

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Shipping Association Fights Port Tax on Passing Vessels

An association of shipping companies is suing to block a new harbor maintenance tax recently enacted by the Port of Astoria, which levies a $300 fee on each passing vessel. Astoria does not...

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Sohar facilitates 15 years of continued economic growth in Oman

Oman

The expansion of Sohar Port South will lead to a rise in trade flowsOver the course of 2018, Sohar Port and Freezone witnessed an increase in capacity as well as land area at the port. The reason...