Canada Funds Port of Montréal Expansion Project

Canada Funds Port of Montréal Expansion Project

Canada has set aside close to CAD 44 million (USD 36.5m) for the expansion of the Port of Montréal, with Montréal ...

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Panama Canal Gives Nod to New Pacific Port

Panama Canal Gives Nod to New Pacific Port

The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment ...

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Marseille Fos Sets Out Ambitious Growth Strategy

Marseille Fos Sets Out Ambitious Growth Strategy

The Marseille Fos port authority has set out a vision for growth over the four years to 2018 in a strategic plan ...

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Nicaragua Starts Grand Canal Construction amid Criticism

Nicaragua Starts Grand Canal amid Criticism

On December 22 Nicaragua started the construction of Nicaragua Grand Canal, a 172-mile waterway to be constructed ...

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Papua New Guinea Finishes Lae Port Phase I Upgrade

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The first phase of an upgrade of Papua New Guinea’s Lae Port, the joint project of the Government of Papua ...

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APM Terminals Moin Project Gets Final Clearance

APM Terminals Moin Project Gets Final Clearance

The Secretaría Técnica Nacional Ambiental (SETENA), the official environmental agency of the government of Costa ...

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Nicaraguans Take to Streets over China Canal Deal

Nicaraguans Take to Streets over China Canal Deal

Nicaraguans once again expressed their dissatisfaction with a USD 40 billion Nicaragua Grand Canal project by ...

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Visby Set on Attracting More Cruise Ships

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Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have signed a lease agreement which entails the region investing ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

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World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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US Congress Increases Funding for Seaport Programmes

US Congress Increases Funding for Seaport Programmes1

Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance ...

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Bremerhaven Looking For Offshore Terminal Operator

Bremerhaven Looking For Offshore Terminal Operator

The Federal Land of Bremen, Germany,  has initiated the tender procedure to find an operator for the Offshore ...

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Veracruz Port Expansion Kicks Off

Veracruz Port Expansion Kicks Off

The first stage of the expansion of the Veracruz Port has officially begun with the laying of the foundation stone ...

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Hong Kong Port Needs More Productive Existing Terminals

Hong Kong Port Needs More Productive Existing Terminals

Container throughput in Hong Kong will continue to see growth in the coming years, but in order to cope with a ...

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ICTSI Stretches Manila Terminal

ICTSI Stretches Manila Terminal

Philippines’ largest port terminal operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has ...

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APM Terminals Wants In on Turkey’s Container ...

APM Terminals Wants In on Turkey's Container Volume Boom

APM Terminals is looking into buying more ports in Turkey, trying to take advantage of the country’s rapid ...

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Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Germany’s Port of Hamburg has set a record high 110 million tons throughput in the first nine months of 2014, ...

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VIDEO: New Suez Canal Project Update

Video New Suez Canal Project Update

On October 18 the Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, awarded the contract for the New Suez Canal to an ...

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EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1.5 million the construction of the first in Europe ...

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Date Set for Nicaragua Canal Construction Start

Nicaragua Canal Construction Start Confirmed

Work on the USD 40 billion Nicaragua canal will start on December 22 and the project will have minimal ...

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APM Terminals Sets Aside USD 1bn for Tema Port

APM Terminals Sets Aside USD 1bn for Tema Port

APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private ...

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Southampton Port Sets Stage for Heavyweights

Southampton Port Ready for Heavyweights

Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world after the ...

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DCT Gdansk Finds Funding for Expansion

DCT Gdansk Finds Funding for Expansion

Poland’s DCT Gdansk has finalized the financing process for the construction of a 650m deepwater berth with a ...

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Westports Running Out of Terminals

Westports Running Out of Terminals

Malaysia’s Westports Holdings Berhad is planning to put in motion a USD 300 million “Container Terminal ...

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Green Port Hull Project Set in Motion

Green Port Hull Project Set in Motion

Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded a GBP 100 million (USD 158.3m) contract to carry out construction at the ...

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Indonesia Plans Three New Ports

Indonesia Plans Three New Ports

PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Pelindo II), a state-owned port operator, is planning to issue USD 1 billion in bonds in ...

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Guangzhou Shipbuilding Swoops on Parent’s Unit

Guangzhou Shipbuilding Swoops on Parent's Unit

Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) has revealed plans to acquire its sister company CSSC Huangpu Wenchong ...

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Infographic: Panama Canal Expansion Facts and Figures

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The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will ...

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