Venezuela to Nationalize Ports

Friday, June 12, 2009

Reuters reported that is set to nationalize the companies that run some of its ports. The affected ports receive many of the imports that depends on, but do not handle oil shipping from the OPEC nation. Authorities are reportedly revising the contracts of the port operators.

 


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Five Vessels Delivered for Qatar’s New Port Project

Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has delivered five vessels as part of an 11-vessel order for New Port Project (NPP). Built entirely at the Erhama Bin Jaber

Samskip Acquires Euro Container Line AS

Samskip has completed the acquisition of Euro Container Lines AS, building on a strategy for growth in the Nordic area to make its largest ever acquisitive move in Norway.

Passenger Vessel Allides with Pier in Baltimore

Passenger vessel Spirit of Baltimore struck the pier at Henderson Wharf Marina in Baltimore, Sunday morning, causing 60 feet of damage to the pier and cosmetic damage to the vessel’s hull.

 
 
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