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Port of Rotterdam launches eco-friendly inland shipping initiative

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam has announced the launch ZES, a new company that helps increase the sustainability of the inland shipping sector by leasing exchangeable battery containers to businesses in...

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Hamburg gets set to receive world’s biggest box ship

Germany

The world’s largest containership, the 24,000 TEU HMM Algeciras, is now on its maiden voyage and will call at the Port of Hamburg for the first time on Sunday, June 7. The ship is expected to arrive...

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China Merchants Port teams up with Alibaba and Ant

China

China Merchants Port Group, the biggest port operator in China, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with e-commerce giant Alibaba, and its affiliate Ant Financial Group to create a new...

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Belgian port launches voyage to cleaner future with carbon capture project

Belgium

A consortium aims to develop shared CO2 liquefaction, storage and transport infrastructureThe Belgian port of Antwerp has brought seven chemical and energy companies together to halve its carbon...

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NPA Generates N180bn From Dredging, Equipment Management

Nigeria

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has made over N180 billion from dredging and equipment management over the last four years, it was learnt at the weekend.The revenue, it was gathered, was made...

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Tanger Med partners with Antwerp, Rotterdam & major world ports to guarantee supply chains

Morocco's Tanger Med, a major world port hub, is partnering with the Port of Singapore initiative alongside the world's major port hubs, such as Shanghai, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Long Beach, Busan etc,...

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RAK Ports Supports Boskalis Lay-Up Activity

United Arab Emirates

RAK Ports in the UAE has further enhanced its already close relationship with the Boskalis group by re-opening its Al Jeer facility to enable the safe lay-up of the Dutch company’s marine equipment...

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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...