Tuesday, January 25, 2011

DP World handled 50 million TEU in 2010; 14% gain over 2009

Dubai, UAE, 25 January 2011: – Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced it handled 49.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container

January 25, 2011
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots

January 12, 2011
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Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Port Of Rotterdam Flag

Port of Rotterdam sees record cargo throughput in 2010

In 2010, cargo throughput in the port of Rotterdam rose to 430 million tonnes. This is 11.1 % more than in 2009 and 2.1% more than in the previous

January 4, 2011
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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Massive sink hole swallows Brazilian port – VIDEO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJcJVxxAFvY The video above shows the a giant sink hole as it rips apart and literally swallows the Amazonian port of

November 9, 2010
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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Port of Singapore – The World’s Busiest Container Port?

The Port of Singapore holds the title of world’s busiest container port because it handles the largest amount of total shipping tonnage. It also

July 15, 2010
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Friday, April 16, 2010

Tokyo MOU identifies lifeboats as most frequent detainable deficiency for 2009

Yesterday, the Tokyo MOU released its Annual Report on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region for 2009, summarizing the results of inspections carried

April 16, 2010
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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Idle Ships Off Singapore Coast

Over the past day or so, there has been an article going around to different news sources about the hundreds of idle ships off the coast of Singapore as

May 14, 2009
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Four Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive in Savannah, Georgia – Photos and Video

Monday, The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced the arrival of four new super post-Panamax cranes at the Port of Savannah aboard the Dockwise M/V Tern. 

February 25, 2009
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Friday, December 19, 2008

World Port Source Plots All

Marinebuzz.com points us to World Port Source, a website that plots all the ports of the world on an easy to use and familiar Google Map.  World Port Source

December 19, 2008
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Thursday, August 21, 2008

London Gateway Project

DP World, a Dubai-government controlled holding company and one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, awarded a £400m contract yesterday to

August 21, 2008
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Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Quiz – Which Port Detained The Most Ships in 2007?

Let’s check our collective intellegence with a short Quiz: [polldaddy poll=”623597″] Congratulations to the 5 readers with the correct

May 20, 2008
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Container Ship Captain – This Is My Job

Sea-Fever.org points us to Popular Mechanic’s feature “This Is My Job. World’s Coolest Professions“. This month’s feature;

December 11, 2007
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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

10 Busiest US Container Ports Visualized

U.S. International Container Trades by Port, 2001-2006 Visualized (Thousand TEU’s) Source: Port Import/Export Reporting System (PIERS). Detailed data

December 5, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite

October 23, 2007
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