Hamburg's Half-Year Container Traffic Drops

Hamburg's Container Traffic Drops amid Weaker Trade with China and Russia

Germany’s port of Hamburg recorded 70.8 million tons of seaborne cargo throughput in the first half of this ...

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First Deepwater Horizon Compensation Funds Allocated

GoM Restoration Council Starts Allocating Deepwater Horizon Compensation Funds

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, a new U.S. federal entity created by the RESTORE Act consisting of ...

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APM Terminals Ventures into Colombia

APM Terminals Ventures into Colombia

Dutch-headquartered container terminal operator APM Terminals, part of Maersk Group, and Colombian-based port and ...

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Silt Deposits Reduce Draft in Mississippi Delta

Silt Deposits Reduce Draft in Mississippi Delta

The maximum recommended draft for vessels using the Southwest Pass in the Mississippi River Delta has been reduced ...

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Port of Brownsville Opens New Marine Cargo Dock

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U.S. Port of Brownsville opened the new 600-foot marine cargo dock and storage yard on Friday, August 7, expected ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (3-7 of August)

Readers' Picks of the Week (27-31 of July)

Boxships Collide in Port Klang Two container ships collided while one of the vessels was performing berthing ...

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Dawei Special Economic Zone Project Kicks Off

Dawei SEZ Project Kicks Off

The governments of Myanmar and Thailand have signed a concession agreement with a consortium of private developers ...

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New Suez Canal Up and Running

New Suez Canal Up and Running

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi officially inaugurated the New Suez Canal in the port city of ...

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Prumo Gets Funding to Complete Port of Açu Project

Prumo Gets Funding to Complete Port of Açu Project

Brazilian port owner and operator Prumo Global Logistics has, through its subsidiary Porto do Açu Operações, ...

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Cairn Mega Port Project Bad for Local Tourism

Cairn Mega Port Project Bad for Local Tourism

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concerns about the environmental and economic ...

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Egypt Says New Suez Canal Ready for Business

Egypt Says New Suez Canal Ready for Business

New Suez Canal is completed and ready to officially receive its first ships, according to Suez Canal Authority ...

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Cargo Ships Test New Suez Canal

Cargo Ships Test New Suez Canal (2)

The first three cargo ships passed through the New Suez Canal on July 25 in a test-run prior to the official ...

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Busan Port Wants More Transshipment Cargo

Busan Port Wants More Transhipment Cargo

South Korea’s Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority (BPA) have unveiled plans to turn ...

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Dredging NZ Fined over Worker Death

Dredging NZ Fined over Worker Death

Dredging NZ has been fined $79,500 and ordered to pay $42,000 in reparation after the death of a worker, crushed on ...

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Port Hedland Preps for Iron Ore Transport Growth

Port Hedland Preps for Rising Iron Ore Cargo Inflow

Australia’s largest bulk export port, Port Hedland, is set to receive a new marine control tower and ...

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Preffered Bidder Chosen for Ijmuiden Lock Scheme

Preffered Bidder Chosen for Ijmuiden Lock Scheme

The Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency (Rijkswaterstaat) plans to award the construction of the new IJmuiden sea ...

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Bigger Ships Boost Container Volumes in South Carolina

Bigger Ships Boost Container Volumes in South Carolina

The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 14% more containers at its ports of Charleston, Georgetown and ...

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Helsinki and Tallinn Land EU Funds for TWIN-PORT II

Helsinki and Tallinn Land EU Funds for TWIN-PORT II Project

The Baltic Sea ports of Helsinki and Tallinn have received EUR 29.3 million from the European Union for their ...

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Dublin Port Clears Hurdle for Major Redevelopment Plan

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Ireland’s governmental planning body An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the Alexandra Basin ...

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Canada Backs Port Saint John Modernization Project

Canada Backs Port Saint John Modernization Project

Canada has set aside CAD 68.3 million (USD 53.8m) of federal funds to finance a portion of a CAD 205 million ...

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JAXPORT Starts Making Way for Post-Panamaxes

The ceremonial first dredge at Mile Point.

Florida Governor Rick Scott yesterday officially kicked-off JAXPORT’s USD 43.5 million Mile Point harbor ...

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Port of Durban Unsafe for Ships?

Port of Durban Unsafe for Ships

South Africa’s Port of Durban has been put under a spotlight amid recent groundings at the harbour entrance ...

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Haiti's First Panamax Port Up and Running

Haiti's First Panamax Port Up and Running

The economy of the Caribbean island nation of Haiti is set to receive a major boost after the country’s first ...

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Japan, Thailand and Myanmar to Jointly Develop Dawei Port

Japan, Thailand and Myanmar to Jointly Develop Dawei Port

Japan, Thailand and Myanmar have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to build the controversial Dawei Special ...

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EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Calais Terminal

EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Terminal at Calais

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in ...

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First Nations Slam Quebec Maritime Strategy

First Nations Slam Quebec Maritime Strategy

The Government of Quebec, Canada, has introduced a CAD 1.5 billion Quebec Maritime Strategy, to the delight of ...

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Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has chosen compatriot V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd to ...

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