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China allocates fund for Hainan free trade port

China

Shenzhen Stock Exchange says it has accepted 32 IPO applications under the pilot registration system in ChiNext China will allocate 3.5 billion yuan (US$495 million) from the central budget to...

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Antwerp launches initiative to achieve fossil-free shipping

Belgium

The Port of Antwerp has launched the FASTWATER consortium, an initiative designed to demonstrate how methanol can be used to achieve fossil-free commercial shipping. In a statement, the port said...

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Danfoss helps mega-port to become hybrid electric

Singapore

Danfoss and a group of Singapore-based companies have inked an agreement to deliver the mega-port’s first newbuild fast launch with a marine electric propulsion system.The...

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British Ports Seeking Funds to Fight Coronavirus Spread

United Kingdom

The British ports industry is requesting further support for port health authorities to prevent coronavirus spreading and impacting businesses.As the number of new confirmed cases of the Wuhan...

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N. Sumatra's Sibolga Port Expansion Completed

Indonesia

A cargo vessel drops anchor in a port. State-owned port operator Pelindo I recently finished a revamp of Sibolga Port. (Tempo/-) Sibolga Port, located on the west coast of North Sumatra, is set to...

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NZ Port Determined To Continue Development

New Zealand

A port in New Zealand is pressing on with development plans despite an ongoing debate over its future.Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s...

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Québec City to become New Centre for Global Maritime and Logistics Innovation

Canada

Port of Québec attracts major International OrganizationsQUÉBEC, June 22, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Laurentia Project will become the cornerstone of a new and dynamic global ecosystem for innovation...

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Nigeria: Amaechi commissions two tug boats at Lagos port

Nigeria

WorldStage Newsonline– Minster of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has commissioned two tug boats – MT Musawa and MT Ikere-Ekiti – in line with government’s desire to sustain the ease of doing...

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Ports of Auckland wants deeper commitment

New Zealand

The prospect that Auckland's port could move north will take a back seat to plans to deepen the existing shipping channel and cater for larger container ships, Ports of Auckland said on Friday....

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Auckland’s port seeks consent for deeper channel - POAL

New Zealand

A deeper channel needed to safeguard Auckland’s vital international supply linesPorts of Auckland has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource...

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Singapore approves over 4,000 crew change cases amid COVID-19

Singapore

Singapore has approved more than 4,000 cases of crew change to-date during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a move made possible with collaboration between the local...

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Dekker Group to Expand in the Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

June 15, 2020 [Port News] – 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...

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Heavy Lift Operation At Ipswich

United Kingdom

The Port of Ipswich on the UK East coast has successfully completed a heavy lift operation involving a 178 tonne transformer, as part of a National Grid infrastructure project.Andy Constable, ABP...

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Channel draft at Berdiansk sea port resumed to 7.90 meters

Ukraine

According to the directive of the Harbour Master of Berdiansk sea port, the declared draft of the approach channel, the water area and the area near the berths has been resumed to 7.90 m since...

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Niger Baro port dormant 7 months after commissioning – TBRI

Nigeria

The Baro Port in Niger state has remained dormant over seven months after it was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari a few weeks to the 2019 general elections because it was an uncompleted...