Boskalis Decides to Withdraw 24 Vessels

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Dutch dredging and maritime company Boskalis has decided to take 24 vessels out of service in the 2016-2018 period ...

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Port of NY & NJ Will Be Big Ship-Ready by End of 2017

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The Port of New York and New Jersey will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017, officials at ...

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DP World Expands Footprint in South America

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Dubai-based port operator DP World has won a 50-year concession for the development of a greenfield multi-purpose ...

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Phase 1 of Singapore’s Mega Terminal Project Kicks Off

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Phase 1 of the Tuas Terminal project, which upon completion will boast 20 deep-water berths capable of handling ...

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US Ports Earmark USD 154.8 Bn for Port Infrastructure

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The United States ports plan to spend a whopping USD 154.8 billion on port-related infrastructure over the next ...

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All Set for Yuzhny Grain Terminal Construction

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Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and MV Cargo LLC, a specially formed company for the Yuzhnyi port project, ...

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Nicaragua Canal Construction Works Poised to Start in August

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The construction on the fuel terminal and a ship wharf within the USD 50-billion Nicaragua canal project is set to ...

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Port of Gothenburg to Expand in 2017

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The construction of a new terminal at the outer area of the Swedish-based Port of Gothenburg is set to commence in ...

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East Port Said Canal Inauguarted

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East Port Said’s side canal was officially inaugurated on Wednesday by the vice admiral Mohab Mameesh, head ...

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East Port Said Canal’s Inauguration Set for Wednesday

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East Port Said Canal will be officially inaugurated on the 24th of February 2016, according to Vice admiral Mohab ...

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CSCL Indian Ocean Finally Freed, Bound for Hamburg

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Mega containership CSCL Indian Ocean which has been stranded in the river Elbe for days has finally been freed by ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Australian Govt Gives Go Ahead to Abbot Point Mega Coal Port

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This morning the Australian Government announced the go ahead for Adani’s Abbot Point coal port on the ...

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Spotted: Isaac Newton Sails to Its Owner

Spotted Isaac Newton Sails to Its Owner

A multipurpose vessel named Isaac Newton, designed for a range of specific marine tasks and built by Croatian ...

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HKND Shelves Nicaragua Canal Construction

HKND Shelves Nicaragua Canal Construction

The beginning of the key construction stage of the USD 50-billion Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal project has ...

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PSA Panama Makes Way for Mega Ships

PSA Panama Starts Quay and Dredging Works

PSA Panama International Terminal has started works for the future 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) ...

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DEME Wins Port Said Side Channel Work

DEME Wins Port Said Side Channel Work

 The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has hired the Belgian dredging and marine engineering group DEME to dredge a side ...

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DP World Australia, Tasports Bet on Cabotage Law Changes

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Container terminal stevedore DP World Australia has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Tasmanian Ports ...

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Cairns Port Not on the Priority Ports List, Dredging Allowed

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Australian government is planning to amend the Sustainable Ports Development Bill 2015 next week to give priority ...

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Cayman Islands Pushes Ahead with Cruise Facility Plans

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The Cayman Islands Prime Minister Alden McLaughlin confirmed on Wednesday that his Cabinet has given the green ...

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Amsterdam's New Sea Lock Will Open a Door of Opportunities

Port of Amsterdam's New Sea Lock Will Open a Door of Opportunities1

The Port of Amsterdam is about to embark on a major journey as preparations for the construction of the new ...

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EIB and Dublin Port to Hammer Out EUR 100 Million Loan Deal

EIB and Dublin Port to Hammer Out EUR 100 Million Loan Deal

The Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Jonathan Taylor, will meet today with Dublin Port Company ...

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Hutchison Ports Thailand Reaches 15 Million TEU Milestone

Hutchison Ports Thailand Reaches 15 Million TEU Milestone

Hong Kong-based port and terminal operator Hutchison Port Holdings said that 15 million TEUs of containerized cargo ...

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Maersk Signs LOI to Boost Cargo Flows in Eastern Indonesia

Maersk Signs LOI to Boost Cargo Flows in Eastern Indonesia

Danish shipping, trade and energy conglomerate Maersk Group has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with ...

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APM Terminals Izmir Gears Up for Early 2016 Opening

APM Terminals Izmir Gears Up for Early 2016 Opening

With the delivery of five Rubber-Tire Gantry Cranes (RTGs) and two Ship-to-Shore (STS) gantry cranes, the new 1.3 ...

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GPA to Invest USD 152 Million in Port of Brunswick

GPA to Invest USD 152 Million in Port of Brunswick

U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), plans to invest USD 152 million in the Port of Brunswick over the ...

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EIB Sets Aside EUR 165 Million for Amsterdam Sea Lock

EIB Sets Aside EUR 165 Million for Amsterdam Sea Lock

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide EUR 165 million (187.5m) to support the construction of a ...

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