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Thursday, December 5, 2013
News

Chinese Investor Behind Proposed Nicaraguan Canal Announces $3 Billion Ukraine Port Project

Wang Jing, a little known Chinese investor who has a concession to build a waterway in Nicaragua to rival the Panama Canal, announced he was also spearheading

December 5, 2013
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
News

Gazprom Neft to Sign Deal For Terminal to Ship New Arctic Oil

Russia's Gazprom Neft plans to sign a deal on Thursday to build a terminal to ship oil from its new Novoportovskoye Arctic field to feed Europe, sources

December 4, 2013
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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News

Tanzania Considering New LNG Export Facility That Could Rival Qatar

Tanzania is looking at building a massive facility to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) similar to those developed by the world's biggest gas exporter Qatar

November 27, 2013
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Friday, November 22, 2013
News

Ghana to Award $2.5 Billion in Contracts to Double Port Capacity

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, the state company that runs the nation’s two ports, will award contracts worth $2.5 billion through 2018 to double

November 22, 2013
Total Views: 23

Thursday, November 7, 2013
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Ports

London Gateway Opens With Arrival of First Ship

DP World Ltd.’s London Gateway port received its first ship today following a decade-long project to build a deep-water haven close to the U.K. capital

November 7, 2013
Total Views: 171

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Ports

Mexican Armed Forces Take Over Security in Key Pacific Port

Mexican armed forces have taken charge of security in the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, a major cargo hub in a part of the country struggling to contain

November 5, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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News

Westports Shares Fall Toward IPO Price As Vessel-Sharing Alliance Looms

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Shares in Westports Holdings Bhd, Malaysia’s busiest port operator, fell towards to their IPO price of 2.50

October 23, 2013
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Friday, October 18, 2013
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News

Singapore LNG Names Ng as CEO to Lead Jurong Terminal Expansion

Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) — Singapore LNG Corp., the operator of the Southeast Asian country’s first liquefied natural gas receiving and exporting

October 18, 2013
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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News

Baltimore Port Shut Down as Longshoremen Strike on Contract Feud

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — Baltimore’s port ceased operations as 2,000 union longshoremen walked off the job in a contract dispute, snarling imported

October 16, 2013
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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News

Mubadala, Trafigura Win Control Of Batista Port In $996 Million Deal

By Guillermo Parra-Bernal SAO PAULO, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Brazilian businessman Eike Batista ceded control of an iron ore port to Dutch energy firm

October 15, 2013
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Interesting

Massive Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at PortMiami [PHOTOS]

Florida's PortMiami on Tuesday saw the arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes as the port prepares for larger ships ahead of the opening of the new

October 9, 2013
Total Views: 155

Monday, September 30, 2013
News

Texas Port Of Victoria Hits Record Oil Shipments in August

Crude oil shipments from the Port of Victoria in south Texas hit a record of over 60,000 barrels per day in August, the port director said on Monday, as more

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 12

Friday, September 6, 2013
Ports

U.S. DOT Awards $103 Million to Port-related Infrastructure Projects Through TIGER Grant Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday announced that 52 transportation projects in 37 states will receive a total of $474 million in 2013

September 6, 2013
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Monday, September 2, 2013
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News

Piraeus-COSCO Investment Deal Eases Privatisation Prospects

By Harry Papachristou ATHENS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – China’s largest bulk shipper COSCO Holdings Co Ltd has agreed a multi-million euros expansion of

September 2, 2013
Total Views: 1

Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Engineering News

First Look: Port of Long Beach’s Powerful New Fireboat

Currently taking shape at Foss Maritime’s shipyard in Seattle are the Port of Long Beach’s new Robert Allan-designed fireboats. Once delivered in

August 29, 2013
Total Views: 646

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
News

Batista Quits As LLX Chairman

Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista quit as chairman of Brazilian port operator LLX Logística SA on Wednesday, after agreeing to sell control of the company to

August 28, 2013
Total Views: 8

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News

Africa’s Top Coal Port Expands To Open Up Export Capacity

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Africa’s biggest coal export port is be expanded in a $192 million investment designed to help

August 28, 2013
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
News

Port of Beirut Weathers Syrian War Next Door

While Lebanon’s growth has suffered during the 2 1/2 year conflict next door in Syria, Port of Beirut traffic has risen as traders avoid risky overland

August 27, 2013
Total Views: 22

Monday, August 19, 2013
Ports

Port of Long Beach Reports Air Quality Improvements

Port eliminates 81% of diesel air pollution, marking the 6th consecutive year of air quality improvements in the harbor

August 19, 2013
Total Views: 9

Friday, August 16, 2013
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News

U.S. Lawmakers to Introduce Harbor Maintenance Tax Overhaul Bill

U.S. Harbor Maintenance Tax would be converted into a fee on goods brought into the United States by rail and highway from Canada and Mexico under legislation

August 16, 2013
Total Views: 2