East Port Said Canal Inauguarted

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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 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

 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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APM Terminals Moin Bets on Reefers

Dutch-based container terminal operator APM Terminals plans to turn its terminal at Costa Rica’s Port of Limón-Moin ...

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Port of Hamilton to Get New Grain Terminal

A newly formed Canadian agribusiness G3 Canada Limited has started constructing a new lake terminal at the Port of ...

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CentrePort Wellington Boosts Links with Americas and Europe

CentrePort Wellington is adding a new international container shipping service in November to link New ...

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PSA Starts Building Fourth Container Terminal in Mumbai

Singaporean port operator PSA International and its India-based subsidiaries laid the foundation stone for the ...

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Carnival Adds Third Berth to Cozumel Pier

Miami-based travel and leisure company Carnival Corporation has launched a third berth at its pier at Puerta Maya ...

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Middle Point Reaping Fruits from Expansion to German Market

Dutch recruitment and contracting specialist Middle Point has started reaping the benefits from its expansion to ...

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Ivory Coast Starts USD 962 Million Port Abidjan Upgrade

Ivory Coast started on Tuesday a four-year, EUR 854 million (USD 962) project to add a second container terminal at ...

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India Approves Paradip Port Mechanization Project

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to the project of mechanization ...

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