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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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Monday, September 30, 2013

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
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Friday, September 6, 2013

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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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

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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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
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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

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
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Friday, August 16, 2013

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

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
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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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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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

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

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
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Friday, July 26, 2013
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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
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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
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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
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Monday, July 15, 2013

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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