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Port of Hamburg becomes more sustainable with solar-powered mooring systems

Germany

A newly-built berthing area in the Elbe River is powered by nineteen solar panels. The panels provide power to quick-release mooring hook units with integrated capstans. Following the Port of...

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Kashani Reviewed Ongoing Uplift Schemes Of Gwadar Port Authority

Pakistan

QUETTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Jul, 2020 ) :Gwadar Port Authority's Chairman Naseer Khan Kashani on Monday chaired a meeting to review ongoing uplift projects under Gwadar Port...

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CMPort and Thessaloniki Port ink agreement on information system

China

China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) held a virtual signing ceremony with the Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A.(ThPA) in Shenzhen, Greece and Hong Kong and signed two...

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G 3 has Opened its New Terminal at the Port of Vancouver

Canada

In any other year, there would have been a huge celebration for the opening of a new export terminal at the Port of Vancouver on July 8, but with the way things are right now, that will have to wait...

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Green Berthing Area for Port of Hamburg

Germany

A newly-built berthing area in the Elbe River is powered by nineteen solar panels.The panels provide power to quick-release mooring hookunits with integrated capstans. Following the Port of...

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Singapore secures top spot as international shipping centre for 7th consecutive year

Singapore

SINGAPORE - Singapore retained its position as the world's most important shipping hub on the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index.This is the seventh consecutive...

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Valenciaport reaffirms its leadership as the first Spanish port at UNCTAD index

Spain

The Port of Valencia reinforces its leadership position as the leading Spanish port in terms of connectivity and advances two positions both at a European and world level, the company said in its...

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Group Urges NPA to Exercise Caution in Dealing With OMSL

Nigeria

By Shola OyeyipoA pro-democracy group, the New Nigeria Collective (NNC), has asked the leadership of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to tread with circumspection in the way it is handling its...

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FG moves to actualize N43.24bn Ibadan Inland Dry Port

Nigeria

Talks between Federal Government and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) on the construction of the N43.24 billion Ibadan Inland Dry Port is nearing completion.The Nigerian...

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Port of Rotterdam pilots blockchain-based shipping container handling project

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands today unveiled a new blockchain-based project that will make container handling safer and more efficient by automating the release of containers to drivers at...

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Port of Antwerp Reports Six Month Declines but Expects Improvement

Belgium

Serving as a barometer on the European economy and reflecting the impact of the coronavirus on global trade, the Port of Antwerp continues to report declines in traffic and volumes. However, while...

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NGO Shipbreaking: A third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never shut down during lockdown

Bangladesh

One third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never closed down during the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, NGO Shipbreaking Platform said in its latest report on...

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Maritime agency heads synergise to improve efficiency

Nigeria

Lagos – The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman, on Tuesday said improved synergy between heads of maritime agencies was vital in enhancing operations in the...

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Work to begin on automated cold storage facility at Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has said its new automated cold storage facility will be completed and operational by January 2022, with construction beginning in mid-July 2020. In a statement, the...

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Seven building blocks for the port of the future

Netherlands

The pace of change and number of disruptions continues to increase. There is of course COVID-19 and the path to economic recovery that we need to think about. However, we also need to take into...