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Lanqiao port to build LNG terminal

China

Lanqiao, China’s largest privately owned port, has signed an agreement with state-owned Beijing Energy Holding to invest CNY6.7 billion (USD973 million) to construction a liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

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Upgrades boost Maputo’s cargo handling numbers

Mozambique

Extensive infrastructure upgrades contributed to the 8% growth in cargo handling at the Port of Maputo in Mozambique in 2019.According to a statement by the port, it handled 21 million tonnes last...

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ANLCA seeks speedy modernisation of nation’s ports

Nigeria

Zika Bobby President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Iju Tony Nwabunike, has called for the speedy modernisation of Nigerian ports to enhance trade and competitivenessAt...

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Takoradi Port Expansion: Dredging Works Starts On $500m Multi-Purpose Atlantic Terminal

Ghana

Dredging Works have commenced on the $500 million Multi-Purpose Atlantic Terminal expected to pave way for the Takoradi Habour to increase its annual container capacity from the current 50 thousand...

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Gwadar will be ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan: official

Pakistan

GWADAR: Gwadar Development Authority director general Shahzeb Khan Kakar has said that Gwadar will be developed into a smart port city as it is the future ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan.He was presiding...

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Green Bunker Demand Jumps at Rotterdam

Netherlands

Low-sulfur fuel sales rose sharply in Rotterdam in the last quarter leading up to the implementation of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 0.5pc sulfur cap on 1 January.According to Port of...

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AG&P Breaks Ground on LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port

Singapore

AG&P, a Singapore-based downstream gas and LNG logistics company, has broken ground on its LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.Owned and operated by AG&P, the Karaikal...

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Falkland Islands to Build New Port in Stanley Habour

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbour.After a global procurement process, it was decided that BAM Nuttall Ltd...

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ECNEC approves project to enhance Mongla Port’s capacity with Tk 6,014.62 crore

Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved nine projects with an estimated cost of Tk 13,639.01 crore including one for enhancing the...

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Ystad Gets EIB Loan for Port Expansion

Sweden

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 445 million (USD 46 million) loan agreement with the Swedish Municipality of Ystad in an effort to enable the Port of Ystad to accommodate...

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Singapore Lowers Port Dues to Passenger Ships to Counter COVID-19 Impact

Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is cutting port dues to provide relief to vessel owners and operators who have seen a drop in passenger volumes due to the Coronavirus...

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Slowing World Trade Impacts Port of Rotterdam Volumes

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam’s freight throughput remained flat in 2019, as growth in international trade lost momentum.The port saw a freight throughput of 469.4 million tons in 2019, fractionally higher...

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Port of Rotterdam to collaborate on climate neutral transport infrastructure

Netherlands

E.ON, the Port of Rotterdam Authority and DeltaPort Niederrheinhäfen are working together to create an infrastructure for climate-neutral transport routes.Freight and passenger ships with...

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Patimban port slated to begin operation in September

Indonesia

Patimban port in Subang West Java, a strategic project expected to ease logistics in the busy industrial neighborhood, has been scheduled for partial operation in September, according to the...

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EIB signs loan agreement to support upgrade of Swedish port

Sweden

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it has signed a SEK445 million (€41.75 million) loan agreement with the Municipality of Ystad, Sweden.The Swedish town’s port is an important...