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Eco-Friendly Power Supply for Ships Tested at Hamburg Port

Hamburg Port

HHLA, Hapag-Lloyd and Becker Marine test alternative power supply for ships in the Port of Hamburg. 

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Maasvlakte II to Increase Capacity by More than 20 Pct

Maasvlakte

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II will be able to service two triple-E vessels simultaneously.

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Carnival Eyes Canaveral as Homeport for New Ship

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line reached an agreement in principle with the Canaveral Port Authority on a new terminal.

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DP World Ends Container Terminal Talks with Port of Newcastle

DP World

DP World has terminated negotiations with the Port of Newcastle on the construction of a container terminal.

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Hoegh LNG to Provide FSRU for Port Kembla Gas Terminal

Hoegh Independence FSRU

Norway’s Höegh LNG selected to provide an FSRU for the Port Kembla Gas Terminal. 

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Spotted: HMM's New Scrubber-Fitted Boxship Visits Santos

HMM Promise berthed at DP World Santos on August 17 on its maiden voyage to the Port of Santos in Brazil.

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Mitsubishi to Buy Stake in Bangladesh LNG Terminal

Bangladesh

Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation to acquire a 25% interest in Summit LNG Terminal (SLNG).

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Maersk Inks Compliant Fuel Deal with Vopak

Maersk ship in Rotterdam

Maersk and Royal Vopak join forces on 0.5 percent sulphur fuel bunkering facility in Rotterdam.

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Port Everett Kicks Off Terminal Modernization Project

To be able to handle next-generation ships, the Port of Everett embarks on the largest capital project in its history.

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Container Handling Capacity to Rise by 260 Mn TEU until 2023

Containers

Container handling capacity is projected to increase by 260 million TEU until 2023, developing more in line with demand.

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DP World's Earnings Grow amid Upswing in Global Trade

DP World

DP World: Global trade sees upswing as geopolitical headwinds continue to pose uncertainty for the container market.

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HHLA's Container Throughput Keeps Rising

Container terminal

HHLA recorded an increase of 1.2 percent in its container throughput in the first half of this year. 

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Rolls-Royce, ABP and Svitzer Partner Up on New Port Techs

Southampton

The companies will focus on digitization and Ship Intelligence solutions.

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China Seeks Feedback on Use of LNG as Marine Fuel

The Chinese Transport Ministry calls for feedback on the advancement of the use of LNG as marine fuel.

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US Sanctions on Iran to Affect Greek Owners

Tanker

Greek owners are most likely to be affected by the upcoming US sanctions on Iranian ports, shipping and energy sectors.

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Port of Antwerp Hit by Fire

Fire erupts at nickel ore warehouse at Port of Antwerp, Belgium.

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Tanker Damages Dock at Ploce Port, Croatia

Ploce Port

A tanker loaded with oil rammed into a dock in the Croatian Port of Ploce, causing significant damage.

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NRF: US Imports Set Records ahead of New Tariffs

Containers

US imports have set a number of records ahead of new tariffs on products from China.

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Bow Jubail Oil Spill Clean-Up to Last until Mid-2019

Bow Jubail oil spill

Port of Rotterdam: The cleanup of Bow Jubail HFO spill is expected to last until the middle of 2019.

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Trafigura Wants to Build VLCC Terminal in Texas Gulf

Trafigura's Texas Gulf Terminals looking to build a new offshore deep water terminal in the Gulf of Texas.

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Moody's Upgrades DP World's Ratings, Outlook Stable

Operations at DP World Jebel Ali

DP World's long-term issuer rating has been upgraded to Baa1 from Baa2, Moody’s rating agency said.

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Terminal Start-Up Costs Put Pressure on ICTSI's Income

Manila International Container Terminal

ICTSI's net income dropped in 1H 2018 due to the start-up costs of new terminals in Papua New Guinea and Australia.

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Hudaydah Port Interruptions Would Be Catastrophic

Yemeni flag

UN: Keeping Hudaydah and Saleef ports critical for Yemen.

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Djibouti Gov't Rejects London Court Doraleh Decision

Container terminal

Djibouti has refused the decision of the London Court which declared seizure of DCT from DP World as illegal.

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BPA Calls for Action as "No Deal" Brexit Is Now Likely

Brexit

BPA called for renewed emphasis on cross border trade facilitation amid a likely 'no deal' Brexit outcome.

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Yilport Gets Nod for Italian Terminal Concession

Port

Yilport Holding has moved closer to its concession of the container terminal at Italy's Port of Taranto.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Word Maritime News

Here are the most read stories from the previous week.

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