Greek Towage Crews Joining Strike on Thursday

Greek Towage Crews Joining Strike on Thursday

Crews from towage companies in all Greek ports will join workers belonging to Greek public and private sector unions in a 24-hour general strike on Thursday, 27 November, ISS Greece informed. The strike will be staged ...

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Some Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Some of the carriers that suspended their congestion surcharges last week for US West Coast ports have decided to ...

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Skangass Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Eni

Skangass Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Eni

Skangass has signed a two year agreement with Eni for supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The LNG will be ...

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Ebola Turns Up the Heat on West Africa Trade

Ebola Turns Up the Pressure on West Africa Trade

West Africa trade continues to acutely feel the pressure of the Ebola outbreak with export trade estimated to be ...

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UPDATE: Belgium Port Workers Begin 24 Hour Strike

Aerial View of Port of Zeebrugge

Port workers in Belgium have started a 24 hour strike today, 24th November 2014, which will end at midnight ...

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Drewry: North America Needs Bigger, Automated Terminals

Drewry North America Needs Bigger, Automated Terminals

Drewry’s new report Container Terminal Capacity and Performance Benchmarks compares capacity and performance ...

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Port of Gothenburg to Boost Timber Volumes

Port of Gothenburg to Boost Timber Volumes

Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg is aiming to increase the volume of paper and timber products passing through the ...

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Barcelona among Top Three Most Productive European Ports

Port of Barcelona

The Port of Barcelona received the third most productive port in Europe award for the first half of 2014, marking ...

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DP World, Qingdao Port Group Deepen Collaboration

DP World, Quingdao Port Group Deepen Collaboration

DP World, Dubai, and Qingdao Port Group, China, have signed a Strategic Framework Agreement to enhance port ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (17th -21st of Nov)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Cargo Ship Sinks off Ecuador A 1,200 dwt general cargo vessel San Cristobal sank around 25 nautical miles off Santa ...

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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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ITF Questions PMA’s Commitment to West Coast Talks

Paddy Crumlin, ITF president

The talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are ...

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Small Island States Still Cut Off from Major Trade Routes

Small Island States Still Cut Off from Major Trade Routes

Small island developing states (SIDS) face severe and complex transport challenges, UNCTAD’s Review of ...

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Mexico Nods to Hapag-CSAV Merger

Mexico Nods to Hapag-CSAV Merger

Mexican competition authority has given unconditional clearance under Mexican merger regulations for the planned ...

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UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

Reflecting stumbling growth in the world economy, world seaborne shipments grew by an average of just 3.8 per cent ...

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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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FMC Asking for More Info on TSA Proposal

Port of Los Angeles

The US Federal Commission plans to request additional information from the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement ...

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UPDATE: MUA Scraps Strike Plans at New South Wales Ports

MUA Stages Industrial Action at New South Wales Ports

 The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has decided to suspend the industrial action scheduled for today at New ...

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Mauritius: Port Louis Poised for Upgrade

Illustration: Harbour Port Louis

Austrian construction company STRABAG, together with its partner Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Co. SA, has ...

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Image of the Day: Bustling with Activity

Port of Genova

This impressive photo presents you with a major Italian seaport on the Mediterranean Sea, Port of Genoa, ...

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Hedland Strike Plans Back on Track?

Port of Hedland aerial view

Port of Hedland tug operators could go back to their plans to stage a strike at the bulk export hub as they failed ...

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EU: Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, ...

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Carriers Suspending West Coast Surcharges

Port of Los Angeles Container Terminals

Seven carriers have decided to  suspend the announced congestion surcharges for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ...

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Jebel Ali Port Tops Productivity List

Jebel Ali Port Tops Productivity List

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port is the world’s most productive according to the latest port productivity report ...

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BEST Readies for Mega Ships

BEST Readies for Mega Ships

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) has through its subsidiary Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), located at ...

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