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Friday, January 31, 2014

Australia Permits Dredge Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef For Major Coal Port

Australia's Great Barrier Reef watchdog gave the green light on Friday for millions of cubic metres of dredged mud to be dumped near the fragile reef to create

January 31, 2014
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Featured Collection: Port of Singapore – Gateway to Asia

Connected to more than 600 ports in some 120 countries, Singapore is one of the world's busiest shipping hubs, and is often called the gateway to

January 28, 2014
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Monday, January 27, 2014

Cuba Inaugurates New Mariel Port

Cuba on Monday inaugurated a $957 million port billed as the most modern in Latin America and crucial to the economic future of the communist-ruled island in a

January 27, 2014
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Sunday, January 26, 2014
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Maritime News

New Global Logistics Hub Commences Operations on Saudi Arabia’s West Coast

Emaar Economic City, a big Saudi real estate firm, has started operations at the country's first privately owned port and will more than triple investment in

January 26, 2014
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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Port of Long Beach Container Volume to Surpass 7 Million TEU by 2016 -Moro

High-tech cranes, bigger ships, cleaner skies and more jobs were among the key topics discussed today by Al Moro, Acting Executive Director of the City of

January 23, 2014
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Monday, January 20, 2014
Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam Receives Nine Super Post Panamax Cranes from China

The Port of Rotterdam over the weekend saw the arrival of nine Super Post Panamax container cranes in three shipments from China, marking the first time ever

January 20, 2014
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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Maritime News

The Port of Liverpool Never Sleeps

Peel Ports, the UK’s second-largest port group, put together one of the better time-lapse videos we’ve seen recently of the Port of Liverpool, a

January 19, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Maritime News

Intermodal link Could See Pakistan’s Ports Handling 5% of China’s cargo

By Gavin van Marle Container throughput in Pakistan could rise dramatically if China succeeds in its ambition to build a new deepwater port in the country

December 19, 2013
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Friday, December 6, 2013
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Africa’s First Major Deepwater Yard Hailed with Naming of CLOV FPSO

In 2008, the Angolan town of Porto Amboim located  approximately 280 kilometers south of Luanda in the Kwanza Sul province was essentially a beach town with

December 6, 2013
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

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

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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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

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
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Thursday, November 7, 2013
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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
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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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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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
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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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
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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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
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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
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