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Will Pakistan’s "Belt and Road" Dream Turn into a Nightmare?

By The Lowy Interpreter 2018-06-15 10:39:17

[By David Brewster] China’s infrastructure investments as part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have the potential to change the strategic dynamics of the entire Indo-Pacific region. The BRI’s “flagship” project is the $62 billion China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

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Port of Baltimore Posts its Best Quarter Ever

By MarEx 2018-06-14 18:27:06

The 312-year-old Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore posted its best quarter ever during the first three months of 2018 as a record amount of general cargo and containers made their way through its public marine terminals.  A total of 2.8 million...

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Port of Djibouti as a Future African Trading Gateway

By Harry Valentine 2018-06-14 17:32:30

At the present time, a group of African governments assisted by China are planning future trans-African transportation corridors. Should some of these plans come to fruition many years into the future, the Port of Djibouti could emerge as an important...

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Vanta E. Coda II has been named as the Ports of Indiana’s next CEO.

Ports of Indiana Names New CEO

By MarEx 2018-06-14 16:48:03

Vanta E. Coda II has been named as the Ports of Indiana’s next CEO to replace Rich Cooper following his retirement, effective July 1, 2018. Cooper is retiring after 16 years with the Ports of Indiana and will assist the...

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Georgia Ports On Track for a Record Year

By MarEx 2018-06-14 16:11:56

The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of nearly nine percent compared to the same month a year ago. It was GPA’s busiest May ever and the second busiest month in the Port of...

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Port Canaveral to Host USS Indiana's Commissioning

By MarEx 2018-06-14 15:22:52

The U.S. Navy’s newest fast-attack submarine, the USS Indiana (SSN 789), will be commissioned at Naval Ordnance Test Unit (NOTU) in Florida on September 29, 2018. A series of commissioning-related events will be held at Port Canaveral prior to and after the commissioning ceremony.  The commissioning...

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Jaxport Appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

By MarEx 2018-06-14 15:06:20

Jaxport, the port of Jacksonville, Florida, has selected Kristen DeMarco as the port’s new Chief Commercial Officer. DeMarco will be responsible for leading Jaxport's international cargo sales and marketing initiatives as well as tracking trends...

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Santiago Garcia Milà delivered his maiden speech at IMO headquarters this week

Port Community to Cooperate for Stronger Voice in IMO

By MarEx 2018-06-14 00:37:42

International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) President Santiago Garcia Milà delivered his maiden speech at IMO headquarters this week calling for closer cooperation between various port-related organizations. The port community is currently represented in IMO through various organizations, including...

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Port of Gothenburg Adds LNG Bunkering Option

By MarEx 2018-06-14 00:05:36

Demand for LNG as a marine fuel is on the increase at the Port of Gothenburg, and the port is expanding options with a “pipe-to-jetty” service offered by Swedegas at berth 519.  With the opening of the Swedegas facility in...

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Green Marine to Promote Social Acceptability of Ports

By MarEx 2018-06-13 23:46:52

Green Marine and the Worldwide Network of Port Cities (AIVP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week to combine efforts to promote the social acceptability of ports.   The agreement, signed at the conclusion of AIVP's Annual General...

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