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‘Lagos ports are operating at less than 70 % capacity’

Nigeria

The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has said that the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa and the Tin Can Island Port Complex are not congested, and that they are operating at less...

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Report outlines policies needed to deliver UK freeports

United Kingdom

Trade campaign Port Zones UK has published its founding report during London International Shipping Week, calling on the UK government to grant special economic status to airports and seaports in...

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‘Ports concessions buoyed shipping growth, revenue in 13 years’

Nigeria

For the past 13 years, the ports concession deal struck by the Federal Government with the private Terminal Operators have yielded massive growth and generated huge revenue into the government’...

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NAFDAC: We’re automating our processes for quick cargo clearance

Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is automating its operations at the ports to reduce human interference and minimize corrupt tendencies in a bid to...

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Customs shuts down Lilypond command

Nigeria

The Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has approved the redeployment of Customs officers attached to the Tin Can 2 Area Command, Lilypond Terminal, Ijora, Lagos to other commands in Ogun,...

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‘Human capital development critical to ports reforms’

Nigeria

The development of human capital in the maritime sector has been described as sin qua non to ports reforms agenda of the Federal Government.The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),...

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Liebherr Invests in Hamburg Port

Germany

The Swiss multinational equipment manufacturer Liebherr, has officially opened its new service center in Hamburg. The center, comprising an area of 44,000 square meters in the Kuhwerder.“We are...

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Port of Antwerp prepared for worst

Belgium

The Port of Antwerp can be “part of the solution” following the chaos of a No-Deal Brexit, with large volumes of cargo expected to shift to containersA lack of certainty continues to hamper...

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Hili land port sees surge in stone import from India

Bangladesh

The import of natural stones from India has increased drastically due to the material’s growing demand in Bangladeshi development projects, including the Padma Bridge and Rooppur nuclear power plant...

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Port Hedland dredging works to improve trade capacity

Australia

The $120 million, three-year project will support trade capacity growth in Port Hedland by optimising channel depth and extending sailing windows, allowing port users to optimise tonnage on their...

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Port Report: China’s Golden Week means cuts in ocean service

The two largest container shipping alliances outlined service cuts for the first week of October due to the closure of China’s factories during the nation’s Golden Week celebration.So far, the...

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Rotterdam Port Expects Several Years of Rising LNG Bunker Use

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam on Wednesday said it expects sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a bunker fuel to increase in the coming years as ships are forced to switch to cleaner sources of...

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MSC Gulsun Arrives at the Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

MSC Gulsun arrived at the APMT 2 terminal quay in the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday, 3 September at 14.00 hours. The vessel, 400 metres long and with a beam of 62 metres, has a 23,756-TEU capacity,...

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Dredging helps build Namibia's new container terminal

Namibia

The port of Namibia’s Walvis Bay’s new container terminal is built on 40 ha of reclaimed land made up mostly of sandy material dredged from the facility’s basin, says Elzevir Gelderbloem, project...

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Port Of Prince Rupert To Benefit From National Trade Corridors Funding

Canada

The Government of Canada announced today financial investments totalling over $153.7 million through its National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) to support three separate critical trade infrastructure...