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Port of Felixstowe battling heavy congestion

United Kingdom

UK’s Port of Felixstowe is facing huge congestion amid a sharp spike in import container volumes and late vessel arrivals.“The weekly import volume for the last two weeks has been over 30% higher than...

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Activities of Karachi Port and Port Qasim

Pakistan

KARACHI: The Karachi Port handled 187,782 tonnes of cargo comprising 154,264 tonnes of import cargo and 33,518 tonnes of export cargo including 5,041 loaded and empty containers during the last 48...

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Indonesia targets launch of new deep sea port in November

Indonesia

JAKARTA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Indonesia aims to complete the first phase of construction of a $3 billion deep sea port on the northern coast of Java island by November, a senior minister said on...

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More Development Ahead For Bremerhaven

Germany

More major site development is planned in Bremerhaven now that the long-delayed €32.7 million reconstruction of the German port’s important Westkaje has been completed, writes Tom Todd.Announcing...

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Port of Antwerp invests in alternative fuels

Belgium

Port of Antwerp is investing in methanol-fuelled vessels as part of a drive to systematically replace or retrofit its existing fleet and reduce emissionsThe port authority plans to encourage...

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Boudewijn Siemons appointed as new Port Authority COO

Netherlands

Boudewijn Siemons (56) has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Port of Rotterdam Authority as of 1 October 2020. As such, Siemons will also be joining the Port Authority’s...

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Amazonehaven's ECT Deepening Underway

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to dredge alongside three berths of the southern quaywall at the ECT Delta Terminal in order to meet the draught requirements of next generation container ships.A...

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Antwerp ready for unexpected

Belgium

With major tests on the horizon in the form of Covid-19 and Brexit, the Port of Antwerp is as prepared as it can be, says Ingrid VanstreelsHow has the Port of Antwerp fared during this unprecedented...

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Chennai Port extends carrying time to 7 days for DP world, PSA Singapore

India

Chennai Port on Tuesday said it has decided to allow seven days carrying time instead of the present five days for the two terminal operators — DP World and PSA Singapore — on a trial...

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Albatros hard at work in the Eastland Port

New Zealand

The trailing suction hopper dredge Albatros continues its work in the Eastland Port approaches and basin, and remains on track to shift around 25,000 cubic metres of material from the seabed before...

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Nigeria: Barge Movement of Cargoes From Lagos Ports Rises By 45%

Nigeria

The movement of consignments by barges has risen by 45 per cent. Daily Trust Investigation has revealed.This is even as the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) vowed to enforce all...

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Port Construction Market 2020 | Key Companies Profile and Growth in COVID-19 Situation

World

Global Port Construction Market 2020 is expected to demonstrate an enormous growth in COVID-19 situation. The analysts also have analyzed drawbacks with on-going Port Construction trends and the...

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DP World, Israeli firm to bid for Haifa port privatization

United Arab Emirates

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based port operator DP World said Wednesday it would partner with an Israeli firm in a bid to take over the country's Haifa port, the largest shipping...

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The vast potential of AI – Port and Maritime working group sets to work

Netherlands

The Netherlands’ world-class Port and Maritime sector serves as a major driver for the Dutch economy. Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in a huge array of technological applications within...

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Abu Dhabi Ports moves forward with Khalifa Port expansion

United Arab Emirates

UAE-based port operator Abu Dhabi Ports said that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on track for completion. The expansion project, unveiled in December 2019, aims to attract new business and significantly...