Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Iraq Signs $2.6 Billion Deal with DSME to Build First Phase of Faw Port
BAGHDAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Iraq agreed a $2.625 billion deal with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction (047040.KS) on Wednesday to build the first phase at its planned Faw...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
U.S. Import Boom Delaying Cargo at Nation’s Busiest Port
By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Record cargo imports are causing delays that are rippling from the nation’s busiest U.S. port complex to other parts of the...
Friday, November 13, 2020
Vale and Chinese Port Sign $651 Million Deal for Iron Ore Storage
BEIJING, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Vale and China’s Ningbo Zhoushan Port have signed a deal to invest around 4.3 billion yuan ($650.6 million) in iron ore storage and processing...
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Monday, November 9, 2020
Monday, October 26, 2020
Container Lines Expect U.S. Import Boom to Lose Steam
By Jonathan Saul and Lisa Baertlein LONDON/LOS ANGELES, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Surging shipments into the United States are fueling record high freight costs and logjams at seaports, but transportation...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Heavy Weather Topples Cranes at India’s Top Container Port
Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three cranes collapsed at India’s largest container port on the outskirts of Mumbai due to strong winds on Wednesday, police and port officials said. Heavy rainfall...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Pandemic Leads to Mixed Results for North Europe’s Top Container Hubs
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Blanked sailings and network changes resulted in a mixed bag of throughput results at North Europe’s top two container hubs, Rotterdam and Antwerp, in...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020
Chinese Ports Hit Capacity as Virus Tests Slow Clearing – Shippers
BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) – Testing of imported foods for the new coronavirus is pushing capacity at some major Chinese ports to their limit, major shippers told customers this week,...
Monday, May 11, 2020
Port of Cork and CLdN Ro-Ro SA Agree New RoRo Freight Service
The Port of Cork and Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Navigation (CLdN) have announced a new weekly RoRo freight service between Cork, Ireland and the Port of Zeebrugge, in Belgium. The Port...
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Port Authorities Commit to Stay Open Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — Twenty port authorities in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America signed a declaration committing to stay open amid the coronavirus pandemic. Initiated by Singapore,...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
China’s Ports Brace for Second Hit as Virus Spread Wipes Out Exports
By Muyu Xu and Shivani Singh BEIJING, April 1 (Reuters) – China’s ports and shipping firms are bracing for a second wave of supply chain disruptions that may be deeper and more...
South Africa Says Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown
JOHANNESBURG, April 1 (Reuters) – South Africa’s ports remain open to all types of cargo despite a nationwide 21-day lockdown though essential goods should be prioritised, the Department of Transport...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Ports Act as Weather Vanes as Economic Clouds Darken
By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Longshoremen hold a revered place in economic and political history — from the docks of London and South Africa to Southern California. They’re on the front line...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port Plans $1 Billion Expansion
ABU DHABI, Dec 11 (Reuters) – The capacity of Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port will increase by 50% by the end of 2020 as part of a 3.8 billion dirham ($1...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Global Container Ports Facing Greatest Threats Yet – Report
By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Container terminal operators are facing higher risks than at any time in the industry’s history, according to a new report. And Container Terminals:...
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