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Feasibility assessment for deep water port in Tarragona carried out

Spain

Siport21, a port engineering company, has conducted a feasibility assessment for a new deepwater dock at the Port of Tarragona, Spain, which would allow both large cruise vessels and ultimately,...

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Saudi Ports Global inks $1.87 billion deal for King Abdulaziz Port

United Arab Emirates

Saudi Global Ports, one of PSA International’s subsidiaries, and Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) signed a build, operate and transfer deal for the first and second container terminals in the King...

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Port of Rotterdam: Industrial sector further cuts carbon footprint

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam is another step closer to becoming a carbon-neutral port in the future, in line with the Paris Climate Agreement objectives. Together with other companies, the port aims to...

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Port of Antwerp sees volume growth in Q1 despite coronavirus

Belgium

Europe’s second-largest port, the Port of Antwerp, finished the first quarter of this year with a total freight volume growth of 4 per cent year over year, feeling only a limited impact of the...

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Port of Waterford to undergo month-long dredging plan

Ireland

A month-long plan of maintenance dredging is going ahead at the Port of Waterford, on the Irish south coast, including the removal of sediment at Duncannon Bar, Cheekpoint, and the Port’s Belview...

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Canadian East Coast box ports see cargo numbers decline

Canada

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian ports, categorized by the federal authorities among essential services, have remained opened for business while taking all the necessary measures to protect...

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Hinterland container shipping picking up speed in Hamburg

Germany

The transport of containers by barge from and to the Port of Hamburg is picking up speed, the port has said in a statement. Contrary to the nationwide result with a decline of 4.1%, the Port of...

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Top 10 Largest EU Freight Ports

Which are the ten busiest freight ports in the European Union? Eurostat reveals the top 10 freight ports according to the latest available data. Of course, a slowdown in economic activity due to the...

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Rotterdam’s Industry Cut Its Carbon Emissions By 3.8% In 2019

Netherlands

In 2019, Rotterdam’s industrial sector lowered its carbon emissions for the third year in a row. The main contributor to this reduction was the shift from coal-fired to gas-fired plants in electric...

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Stockholm Norvik Port readies for opening

Sweden

Stockholm Norvik Port, a new deep sea port for rolling goods and container traffic, is preparing for its debut scheduled to take place later this year. Described as “the Baltic Sea freight port of...

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We’ll Use Lockdown Period To Decongest Lagos Sea Ports – Bello

Nigeria

The executive secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello in this interview with YUSUF BABALOLA spoke about Covid-19 and how it will affect government revenue, the Inland dryport and...

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Rotterdam Port Authority adds Boxinsider to Portbase

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam is adding the Track & Trace service Boxinsider to Portbase. The transition will begin immediately, according to a 7 April statement. Portbase was launched in October 2019....

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Inland terminals at the Port of Hamburg hit by the corona crises differently

Germany

In the market region of the Representative Office Dortmund of Port of Hamburg Marketing the effects of the corona crisis are being experienced differently in the individual regions, Port of Hamburg...

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Workers at Haldia Port Suspend Dry Bulk Ops after COVID-19 Case

India

Workers at India’s Haldia Port have suspended all dry bulk vessel operations at the port after learning a supervisor had tested positive for COVID-19. It is understood that the workers stopped their...

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Port Authority adds Boxinsider to Portbase

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam is adding the Track and Trace service Boxinsider, launched in October 2019, to Portbase. The transition will begin immediately.With this move, the Port of Rotterdam is taking...