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Kenya Eyes Inland Cargo Logistics Hub to Serve Nearby States

 Kenya aims to build a cargo logistics hub near the border with Uganda to receive and clear goods through customs that arrive by air, rail or road, easing pressure

Port of Ngqura’s New Automated Mooring System

The automated mooring system at the Port of Ngqura in South Africa’s east coast is poised to improve port efficiency and safety, cementing the deep water port’s

Russian Fuel into Singapore Clouds Price Outlook

Singapore fuel oil stocks hit near two-year high. Fuel oil stocks stored in the oil hub of Singapore are the highest in nearly two years as soaring Russian supplies are diverted from Europe,

General Mills Strategically placed in Port Salford

  General Mills UK & Ireland – responsible for a range of market-leading brands, including Old El Paso, Green Giant, Betty Crocker and Nature Valley – is to be

Cyprus Cabinet Okays Ports Privatisation Framework

 Cyprus is pushing ahead with the privatisation of its ports as part of the nation’s rehabilitation plans which will see a number of state-run entities turned over to the private sector.

E.ON Agrees to Buy LNG from Meridian

E.ON Global Commodities has agreed to buy up to two million tonnes of regasified liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year from Meridian LNG Holdings Corp, it said on Thursday.

Dubai's DP World Eyes Dollar Bond

DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, wants to issue a dollar-denominated bond and could announce plans to market the deal to fixed-income investors as soon as next week,

New Damen ASD Tugs for Svitzer

Salvage and Towage specialist Svitzer is set to take delivery of two new Damen ASD tugs. Svitzer will operate the tugs, an ASD 2310 named Svitzer Yuma and an ASD

Newcastle Coal Port Reopening as Storm passes

Australia's Newcastle port, the world's biggest marine coal export terminal, will reopen later on Thursday after shutting down earlier this week due to a heavy storm, according to the port.

‘Beware the Big Ship Hype’ -TT Club

TT Club’s Phillip Emmanuel has put into perspective some of the “sensationalism” surrounding the recent growth trend in containerships. Speaking during a plenary

Bulk Carrier in St. Lawrence Seaway Refloated

Vessel previously grounded in St. Lawrence Seaway refloated, navigational channel open. The vessel ran hard aground after suffering a steering casualty, and at

Montrose Port Authority Appoints New Executive

 Nicholas Scott-Gray has been appointed as the head of UK-based Montrose Port Authority (MPA)  – bringing with him more than 26 years’ experience within the port and shipping sectors.

Challenges to Barcelona Port's Third Strategic Plan

  Growth, competitiveness and sustainability are the three axes that underlie the Port of Barcelona's Third Strategic Plan 2015-2020, which sets the main objectives for the coming years.

Funding Boosted for USACE Civil Works Program

House Appropriations Committee approves strong FY ’16 funding for Corps with full use of all estimated inland waterways trust fund annual revenues   The U.S. House Appropriations Committee,

The Need for Marine Spatial Planning

The sea is not empty.   Ports, harbors and waterways have to manage an ever growing volume and mix of recreational activity and heavy commercial activity - at

Twelve Cranes Unload Mega Box Ship

The 398-meter-long containership CMA CGM Kerguelen made its first call at the Port Klang Port Terminal in Malaysia, arriving to a very unique arrangement, the CMA CGM Group announced.

EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants to US Ports

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $5 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects at U.S. ports.   The selected projects in California,

Post Panamax Car Carrier Enters Operation for WWL

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics welcomed into operation the M/V Thermopylae, the first of its new generation of Post Panamax HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) PCTC vessels.

Trelleborg's Fender System Patented

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation has received a patent for its innovative ‘slide in, slide out’ or ‘SISO’ marine fender system, which is now in operation in Dampier,

Libya's Hariga Port Reopens, Security Strike Ends

Libya's eastern port of Hariga reopened on Wednesday after security guards ended a strike over salary payments, and a tanker has started lifting about 700,000 barrels of crude, an oil official said.

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