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Port of Rotterdam Authority intensifies activities in India

Netherlands

By signing two Memoranda 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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Bornholm Base For Kreigers Flak

Denmark

Designed primarily as a base for the Kreigers Flak offshore wind farm, a major harbour development on the island of Bornholm has seen the port of Rønne almost double in size.Bornholm is a Danish...

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Lydia Oldendorff Sets Record At Puerto Bolivar And Antwerp

Belgium

The Lydia Oldendorff (207,562 tdw built 2015) has set a record as the largest vessel to load coal at Puerto Bolivar, Colombia. The Newcastlemax vessel has a length of 300 metres and a breadth of 50...

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Nigerian Ports Authority seeks N50 billion for patrol boats, fenders purchase

Nigeria

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is seeking about N50 billion in total for the refixing of dilapidated fenders and purchase of new patrol boats for the ports across the country.Nairametrics...

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Traxens joins Port of Rotterdam’s smart container project

Netherlands

French supply chain technology specialist Traxens has joined Port of Rotterdam’s #WeAre42 smart container project, which was created to analyse the logistics challenges in the maritime sector.The...

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Port of Rotterdam's Container 42 to get Traxens' technological expertise

Netherlands

Oct 29, 2019: Data and services provider Traxens and Port of Rotterdam have come together as partners for the #WeAre42 Smart Container project. It is a groundbreaking initiative and a first for the...

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Accelerate innovation in Rotterdam with PortXL

Netherlands

For the 5th year running, PortXL opens its door to innovative start-ups from all over the world looking to accelerate their concepts, and disruptive scale-ups seeking to expand their business in the...

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Pelindo III's Shore Connection to Reduce Costs of Docking in Indonesian Ports

Indonesia

Jakarta. State-owned port operator Pelabuhan Indonesia III, or Pelindo III, is planning to install power shore connections at all ports in Indonesia under its management by 2020 to reduce the costs...

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Logistics Firm Chooses Solar for Steam Washing at Port of Antwerp

Belgium

The Port of Antwerp has inaugurated the first Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) in Europe as part of its efforts to make its operations more environmentally friendly.[Actually, there are many such...

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Port Authority of NSW approves shipping facility in inner west Sydney

Australia

A shipping facility for the delivery of construction materials will be built at the edge of Sydney Harbour in the inner west after it was approved by the government authority behind the proposal.The...

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Port of Gdansk Leads Polish Trade Delegation to Singapore

Singapore

Poland’s biggest port, the Port of Gdansk, is to spearhead a high-level maritime and business delegation from Poland to Singapore to encourage bilateral trade and mark the 50th anniversary of...

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Lagos deep sea port ready in 30 months

Nigeria

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the signing of agreements that will deliver the first deep sea port in Lekki in 30 months as another milestone for the state in infrastructural development...

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Destination Singapore: behind the rise of the world’s top shipping centre

Singapore

Singapore has topped the 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development Index, which ranks cities that offer port and shipping business services, for the sixth consecutive year. Here...

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ICTSI launches two new container berths at Umm Qasr

Iraq

The inauguration also marked the completion of ICTSI’s $250m investment programme at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has inaugurated...

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MANDUKU: Deep berths allow us to replace Salalah, Singapore as an option for huge vessels

Kenya

The first berth of East Africa’s newest port, Lamu, is set to open in a few weeks’ time. The Kenya Ports Authority Managing Director Daniel Manduku spoke with Allan Olingo about the plans for the...