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China, Tanzania in talks to get US$10 billion Bagamoyo Port project back on track, ambassador says

China

Negotiations to restart development of deep water port ‘ongoing’, Mbelwa Kairuki saysProject was halted last month by African nation’s president over problems with terms of dealDiscussions are...

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Apapa gridlock: Reps ask FG to develop more ports

Nigeria

Worried by the intractable traffic congestion at Apapa, the House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Government to construct additional ports across the country in order to decongest...

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Dublin Port files planning applications for €320m expansion

Ireland

Dublin Port has submitted a planning application for the second stage of its main expansion plan, known as MP2 Project.The project is part of the port’s post-Brexit plan and estimated to cost...

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Patimban port's operator hot race

Indonesia

*Siswanto Rusdi is the director of The National Maritime Institute (NAMARIN) Patimban port project in Subang, West Java, is on media headlines. It was triggered by the Coordinating Minister for...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority and State of Rhineland-Palatinate demand greater speed in improving Rhine corridor efficiency

Netherlands

German Transport Minister Volker Wissing visited the Port of Rotterdam as part of a three-day delegation trip to the Netherlands. Wissing and Emile Hoogsteden, Vice President of the Port of...

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China-backed Tanzanian port plans at stalemate

Tanzania, United Republic of

A planned port project in Tanzania worth USD10 billion, which is backed by China, is currently on hold due to disagreements over infrastructure investment terms.The framework agreement, signed in...

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Port of Rotterdam expansion sparks call for urgent expansion of Rhine freight corridor

Netherlands

European port operators have claimed there is an “urgent” need to expand the role of the River Rhine as a freight transport corridor, despite capacity issues caused by low water levels. German...

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Eight port projects in the running for the ESPO Award 2019

The ESPO secretariat received eight submissions for the 11th edition of the ESPO Award.The theme of this year’s editions is “Transparency and the role of social media in reaching out to the local...

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Develop more seaports outside Lagos

Nigeria

A report that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has cancelled the contract for the $2.6 billion Badagry deep seaport because of a wrongly done master plan is a welcome development provided that the...

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Singapore Launches Phase Two of Tuas Project

Singapore

A second phase of development at the Port of Tuas, Singapore’s next-generation trade hub, has commenced.The installation of the first caisson at Tuas Terminal, kicking off the next stage of the...

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Business paralysed at Nigerian ports as dock workers strike

Nigeria

By Samson EchenimBusiness activities at Nigeria’s premier port, Apapa Wharf and the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos and other ports in the country have been paralysed following an early morning strike...

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Hope as Olotu resumes at Lagos Port

Nigeria

The Lagos Ports Complex (Apapa) of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) yesterday welcomed Mrs Olufunmilayo Olotu, as the 26th manager of the premier port.Olotu is expected to bring her wealth of...

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NPA redeploys port managers, appoints technical assistant

Nigeria

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has redeployed some port managers and appointed a new technical assistant (administration) to the Office of the Managing Director. In a statement by its General...

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First phase of Tema Port expansion project officially handed over

Ghana

The first phase of the Tema Port Expansion Project has been handed over to the operational team by the construction team.At a simple ceremony on Friday, June 28, 2019, the project team symbolically...

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Morocco opens Africa’s largest port

South Africa

Nine years in construction, Morocco’s $1.3bn Tanger Med 2 port has opened, becoming the largest both in Africa and the Mediterranean, and one of the 20 largest ports in the world.The second and...