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Monday, October 23, 2023
Views of the two ships on which the stevedores were working; container ship Capitaine Tasman (left) and bulk carrier ETG Aquarius (right). Photo courtesy Transport Accident Investigation Commission
Ports

Major Safety Issues Identified in New Zealand’s Stevedoring Sector

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission of New Zealand has highlighted significant safety concerns that require immediate attention within the

October 23, 2023
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Sunday, October 22, 2023
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan signing deal with DP World. Photo credit DPWorld.
Ports

Tanzania Signs Deals With DP World To Operate Dar Es Salaam Port

DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Tanzania on Sunday signed agreements with Dubai state-owned ports operator DP World to operate part of

October 22, 2023
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Friday, October 20, 2023
Port of Djibouti with container handling cranes in background
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Djibouti Rejects Ethiopia’s Red Sea Port Plan

By Simon Marks (Bloomberg) — Djibouti joined Eritrea and Somalia in rejecting an appeal from Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to grant his country

October 20, 2023
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Thursday, October 19, 2023
The shipping ports of Los Angeles (top left) and Long Beach are seen from the window of a commercial aircraft over Long Beach, California, U.S. March 13, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Port of Long Beach Achieves Busiest September on Record

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest September ever, driven by high consumer demand for holiday-related goods and the recent approval of a labor

October 19, 2023
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A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
Ports

EU Enhances Fight Against Drug Trafficking via European Ports

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive EU Roadmap to intensify efforts to combat drug trafficking and criminal networks in European ports.

October 19, 2023
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Monday, October 16, 2023
An illustration of the proposed container terminal at the Port of Montreal
Ports

Port of Montreal Gets Federal Funding for New Container Terminal

The Government of Canada has announced a significant investment of up to CAD $150 million (US $110 million) to construct a new container terminal at the Port

October 16, 2023
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Sunday, October 15, 2023
Haifa Port, which is to be sold to India's Adani Ports and local partner Gadot in Haifa, Israel. Photo REUTERS/Ilan Rosenberg
Ports

Backlog At Israeli Ports Grows

By Jonathan Saul and Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The backlog of ships is growing at Israeli ports while operations continue at most

October 15, 2023
Total Views: 2591

Vizhinjam-Banner. Photo Credit: ADANI GROUP
Ports

India’s New Mega Port Hopes To Attract The World’s Biggest Ships

By P R Sanjai (Bloomberg) –When Zhen Hua 15 — a heavy load cargo carrier sailing from the East China sea — unloaded at Vizhinjam port on

October 15, 2023
Total Views: 4885

Friday, October 13, 2023
Luke McNamara headshot
Ports

Putting the Port of Nagoya Cyberattack in Context

By Luke McNamara, Principal Analyst – Mandiant, Google Cloud  The recent cyberattack on the Port of Nagoya has once again highlighted both the

October 13, 2023
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Tuesday, October 10, 2023
aerial view of Istael's Haifa port with containership at berth
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Israel Ports Open But At ‘Heightened Risk’

By Jonathan Saul and Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Activity at Israel’s ports is slowing after Saturday’s attacks by

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 1528

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Work to repair aids to navigation (AtoNs) off Port Hedland, Western Australia. Photo courtesy Australian Maritime Safety Authority
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Project Completed to Repair Storm-Damaged Aids to Navigation at World’s Busiest Bulk Port

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has completed a $15.5 million project to repair and renew essential aids to navigation (AtoNs) located off the

October 3, 2023
Total Views: 1773

Monday, October 2, 2023
Dockworkers’ Union ILWU Files for Chapter 11 Amid Decade-Long Legal Battle
Ports

Dockworkers’ Union ILWU Files for Chapter 11 Amid Decade-Long Legal Battle

Oct 1 (Reuters) – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) representing U.S. dockworkers has filed for a chapter 11 bankruptcy

October 2, 2023
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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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Containers Fall as Ro-Ro and Rail Volumes Rise at Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah handled 413,300 TEUs in August, down 28 percent from August 2022, the Georgia Ports Authority’s busiest month on record. However,

September 26, 2023
Total Views: 1221

Port Houston container terminal aerial
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Resin Exports Help Port Houston as Imports Fall

Loaded exports are helping to support overall volumes at Port Houston’s container terminals as loaded import volumes fall compared to record levels in

September 26, 2023
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Monday, September 25, 2023
A Seabulk Towing tug underway
Ports

SEACOR Sells U.S. Harbor Towing Business

SEACOR Holdings Inc. has announced the sale of Seabulk Towing Holdings’ U.S. harbor towing operations and tugs to E.N. Bisso & Son Inc. and

September 25, 2023
Total Views: 3001

Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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Ports Brace for Potential Government Shutdown

Port interests in the United States should monitor the potential of a partial or full government shut down as House Republicans fail to come to terms on a

September 25, 2023
Total Views: 2371

Vineyard Wind wind turbine leaves New Bedford. Photo courtesy of Vineyard Wind.
Offshore

Report Reveals Critical Need for Investment in U.S. Offshore Wind Port Infrastructure

The U.S. offshore wind industry has seen rapid growth in recent years, but a shortage of port infrastructure capacity threatens its progress and its ability to

September 25, 2023
Total Views: 943

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Port of New Orleans
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St. Louis ‘Ag’ Ports Get Behind New Orleans Container Terminal Development

The St. Louis regional ports and the St. Louis Regional Freightway are throwing their support behind the development of the Louisiana International Terminal

September 20, 2023
Total Views: 1931

Sunday, September 17, 2023
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Transnet CEO Gets Removal Call From Port Of Durban

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) –The business chamber of Durban, home to Africa’s biggest port, has demanded the removal of top management at

September 17, 2023
Total Views: 8994

Saturday, September 16, 2023
A satellite image shows port facilities in the aftermath of the floods in Derna. Photo Maxar?Technologies/Handout via REUTERS.
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Libya’s Oil Production Remains Unaffected By Deadly Floods

By Hatem Mohareb (Bloomberg) –Libya’s state oil company said there has been no disruption to crude output following a storm that unleashed deadly

September 16, 2023
Total Views: 857
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