Berbera

Ports: East Africa Lagging Behind West Africa

By MarEx 2017-05-25 00:20:02

Shipping analysts Dynamar of The Netherlands expect east and southern African full container volumes to grow by 7,000,000 TEUs by 2020, but the company highlights that east Africa is lagging behind west Africa when it comes to terminal operations.  West Africa West Africa is clearly moving into the direction of maturation. Compared to East Africa, the ships are bigger, there are more carriers and there is a substantial presence of

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Mayflower II

Watch: Restoration of Mayflower II Underway

By MarEx 2017-05-25 23:56:46

The Mayflower II, a full-sized reproduction of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620, is being refurbished in time for the 400th anniversary of the...

crew

A Mind for Safety

By Thomas Montgomery 2017-05-25 23:25:55

Every day, the typical person makes between 2,000 and 10,000 decisions. Many of these are conscious choices, while others are done without much thought. For example, when you...

File

Port Everglades Gets Go-Ahead for Dock Expansion

By MarEx 2017-05-25 21:38:48

On Tuesday, Port Everglades received unanimous approval from Broward County’s board of commissioners for a $438 million project to add new berths and install crane...

patrol boats

U.S. Delivers Patrol Boats, Cutter to Vietnam

By MarEx 2017-05-25 21:26:50

Six new military patrol boats built by Louisiana, USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark have been delivered to the Vietnam Coast Guard. The welded-aluminum Metal Shark 45-foot...

holy

UK Passenger Ports Step Up Security Measures

By MarEx 2017-05-25 21:24:40

UK ports have stepped up security and screening measures for ferry passengers following the deadly attack on concertgoers in Manchester earlier this week.  At the...

terminal

Asia's First Fully-Automated Terminal Operational

By MarEx 2017-05-25 20:19:50

Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal in China has become Asia’s first fully automated container terminal after servicing the 13,386 TEU Cosco France on May...

wilmington

North Carolina Ports Appoints New COO

By MarEx 2017-05-25 19:54:10

North Carolina Ports is pleased to announce the arrival of Brian E. Clark as its new chief operating officer. Clark will oversee terminal operations and the...

London

Port of London Initiates Human Error Campaign

By MarEx 2017-05-25 19:53:39

The Port of London Authority has launched a safety campaign, focused on the human element after analysis of incident data showed that it was the leading cause of navigational...

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