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Tacoma Receives Four of the Biggest Cranes on U.S. West Coast

By MarEx 2018-02-22 20:32:00

A ship carrying four of the West Coast’s largest container cranes is scheduled to arrive in Tacoma on February 23. The Zhen Hua 28, a 50,000 dwt heavy-lift ship, will begin the journey through Puget Sound and into Tacoma on Friday. The...

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The American-Backed "Belt and Road" Port in Georgia

By MarEx 2018-02-22 20:10:00

Georgia will be the latest nation to undertake a port project along China's "Belt and Road" route from East Asia to Europe, but it is moving forward with American rather than Chinese investment. Georgia's $2.5 billion "Anaklia Deep Water Black Sea...

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Waste-to-Chemistry Project Financed in Rotterdam

By MarEx 2018-02-22 19:16:08

Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed a development agreement for the initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry plant in Rotterdam. This will be the first plant of this type in Europe to...

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Port of Dover Cut Queues

By MarEx 2018-02-22 18:55:09

A knowledge transfer partnership between the University of Kent and the Dover Harbour Board has helped reduce traffic congestion, boost efficiency and cut costs for the port. The project started in 2016 when the Port of Dover, which handles £122...

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Boskalis Wins Second Contract for Singapore's New Port

By MarEx 2018-02-22 14:55:00

Boskalis announced Wednesday that it has won a dredging and reclamation contract for the development of Singapore's giant Tuas Terminal Phase II.  The $370 million government contract covers the deepening of the port basin and access channel, supplying sand for...

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Djibouti Terminates DP World's Concession at Doraleh

By MarEx 2018-02-22 13:56:00

The Republic of Djibouti has terminated its long-running partnership with DP World for the operation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), a joint venture that opened in 2008.  The government of Djibouti agreed with DP World in 2006 for a 30-year...

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Indian State Signs Up for Hyperloop

By MarEx 2018-02-19 18:21:03

The Indian State of Maharashtra plans to build a hyperloop between Pune and Mumbai. Virgin Hyperloop One Chairman Richard Branson announced the framework agreement in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis....

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Fujairah Port Blames Passing Tankers for Chronic Oil Spills

By MarEx 2018-02-15 21:01:00

The port of Fujairah has been plagued by oil spills washing onto its shores for years, and the port authority suspects that the latest incidents may be caused by deliberate dumping by passing tankers.  “The recent spills have been caused...

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Rotterdam Cements its Position as Europe's Busiest Port

By MarEx 2018-02-15 20:04:00

The Port of Rotterdam is already Europe's busiest, both by TEU and by tonnage, and its lead is only growing. Rotterdam's share of the European container market is now at 31 percent, its highest level since 2000. Last year, containerized...

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Coast Guard Offloads $190 Million in Cocaine at Port Everglades

By MarEx 2018-02-15 18:50:00

On Tuesday, the Coast Guard cutter Hamilton offloaded another $190 million worth of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida. Seizures of kilo-sized caches of cocaine are big news in any American city, but for the Coast Guard patrol ships in the Eastern...

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