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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
Ports

Energy-Rich Turkmenistan To Build $2 Bln Caspian Sea Port

Energy-rich Turkmenistan on Thursday launched a $2 billion project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea designed to boost

August 15, 2013
Total Views: 144

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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News

Yemen Says It Foiled Al-Qaeda Plot to Seize Oil Export Terminal

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) — Yemen’s government said it uncovered an al-Qaeda plot to seize port facilities in the volatile southeastern province of

August 7, 2013
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News

Odfjell Terminals to Purchase Chem-Marine

Odfjell Terminals has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase Chem-Marine Corporation of South Carolina Chem-Marine controls a 25.3 acre/10.2 hectare site

August 7, 2013
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Monday, August 5, 2013
News

Sri Lanka Opens First Phase Of Chinese-Funded Port Expansion

By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – On Monday, Sri Lanka commenced the first phase of a $500 million container terminal, part of

August 5, 2013
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Ports

Bigger Ships Mean $13 Billion in Port Spending

Europe’s busiest container terminals are seeing their margins put under pressure as they expand to cater to the world’s largest box ships at a time

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 6

Friday, July 26, 2013
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Multimedia

Commercial Operations to Begin at Brasil Terminal Portuário

On 19 July, Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) received an Operating License to begin operations with its multipurpose terminal located on the right bank of

July 26, 2013
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Batumi International Container Terminal
Blog

ICTSI Takes “Extremely Adversarial” Batumi Sea Port to London Court

Filipino container terminal operator International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has filed for arbitration over its treatment at the hands of Batumi

July 23, 2013
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Ports

Port of Rotterdam Eyes German Investments to Extend Hinterland

With the first container terminals on Rotterdam’s newly reclaimed Maasvlakte II set to open next year, the Dutch port – Europe’s largest

July 17, 2013
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 15, 2013
News

Europe’s Maritime Ports: An Engine for Growth [INFOGRAPHIC]

The EU’s maritime ports handle 74 percent of the region’s total trade and are the primary gateways to the EU’s transportation network.  As

July 15, 2013
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Sunday, July 14, 2013
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News

Port Operators Under Pressure to Reduce Ship Emissions

Although most emissions attributed to the maritime sector are released across vast expanses of ocean when a ship is navigating the scarcely populated area

July 14, 2013
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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News

Dock Workers Pause Strike at Santos Port, to be Resumed Thursday

SAO PAULO, July 10 (Reuters) – Dock workers at Brazil’s key shipping port of Santos, the largest in South America, stopped a strike over port

July 10, 2013
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Navio Maersk Lavras santos brasil
News

Dock Workers Strike At Brazil’s Santos Port

SAO PAULO, July 10 (Reuters) – Dock workers at Brazil’s key shipping port of Santos, the largest in South America, started a 24-hour strike on

July 10, 2013
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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News

Dock Workers At Brazil’s Santos Port To Strike On Wednesday

SAO PAULO, July 9 (Reuters) – Dock workers at Brazil’s key shipping port of Santos, the largest in South America, are planning a 24-hour strike on

July 9, 2013
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