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Drone Deliveries Take Off at the Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

On May 22, the port of Rotterdam was able to celebrate a Dutch premier: the aerial delivery by drone of a parts consignment to Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, the biggest vessel in the world. Pioneering...

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Sweden’s Newest Freight Port Opens for Business

Sweden

Sweden’s newest freight port Stockholm Norvik Port has been commissioned into service having welcomed its first containership on May 27th, 2020.The Unifeeder vessel SCA Tunadal claimed the port’s...

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More Layoffs at Copenhagen Malmö Port amid COVID-19 Impact

Denmark

Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), one of the largest cruise destinations in northern Europe and a hub for ferries and RoRo traffic, has announced a new round of layoffs which will include around 55...

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Twenty Port Authorities Sign COVID-19 Declaration

Twenty members of the Port Authorities Roundtable from Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America met on April 24 to declare their commitment to ensuring their ports remain open amidst the current...

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Port of Durban Quarantines Hapag Vessel as it Manages With COVID-19

South Africa

Reports that a vessel was put into quarantine at Durban, South Africa last week, again highlighted the challenges ports around the world are facing in combating the coronavirus. As one of sub-Saharan...

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Drone Deliveries Start at Rotterdam Port

Netherlands

Rotterdam in the Netherlands has the busiest port in Europe. And now it’s getting just a tad busier with the arrival of drone deliveries.On Friday, the Port of Rotterdam launched a drone delivery...

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Denmark: Port of Roenne Hails Energy Island Plan

Denmark

Port of Roenne has welcomed Danish government’s plan to make the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea an energy island, facilitating the connection of 2 GW of offshore wind capacity.“We are pleased...

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Massive Nigeria Port Moves Forward with Funding from EPC Contractor

Nigeria

Nigeria’s $1.675 billion Lekki deep sea port development has received $221 million in equity funding from China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), the Chinese marine contractor that had earlier won...

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Specialized European Ports Strong; British Ports Look to Government

While many of the ports across Europe, and indeed around the world, are reporting strong declines in cargo traffic due to the impact of COVID-19, some ports have been reporting more positive results...

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Port of Helsinki to Temporarily Dismiss Entire Workforce

Finland

Travel restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic have forced the heavily impacted Port of Helsinki to come up with some drastic cost savings measures.the measures include the temporary...

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Port of Antwerp Volumes Remain Stable Despite COVID-19

Belgium

The total freight volume handled by Port of Antwerp fell in April due to the COVID-19 crisis but rose by 0.4% overall during the first four months of this year compared with the same period last...

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Dekker Group to Expand in the Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

The Dekker Group has announced its intention to expand in the port of Rotterdam, the company said in its release. The group recently extended its long-term lease contracts on behalf of its subsidiary...

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Abu Dhabi Terminals receives five new ship-to-shore cranes at Khalifa Port

United Arab Emirates

Machines will help container terminal to increase capacity to 5 million TEU by year-endAbu Dhabi Terminals received five new cranes that are expected to increase the capacity at Khalifa Port...

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Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Shipping Movements Report

Pakistan

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th May, 2020 ) :Following were the Movements of Ships atKarachi Port Trust (KPT) during last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hourson Tuesday.SHIPS BERTHED:Torm...

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Port of Rotterdam operating at pre-COVID-19 levels

Netherlands

Following a period of unprecedented volatility in the container shipping sector due to the COVID-19 impact, Europe’s largest port, the Port of Rotterdam is seeing signs of recovery.The port’s data...