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Review Finds Missteps in Failed Auckland Terminal Automation Project

Published Sep 23, 2022 7:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The port of Auckland has come under criticism for multiple failures that resulted in the termination of an automation project for...


Rice Cargoes Stranded at Major Indian Ports Due to Export Ban

Published Sep 23, 2022 5:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

Following India’s ban on export of various varieties of rice earlier this month, close to 20 ships are stuck at major Indian...


Shanghai Will Invest $7B to Increase Regional Container Capacity

Published Sep 23, 2022 1:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Shanghai port officials announced plans for a massive new container terminal that will expand the region’s throughput capaci...


Work Begins to Upgrade Germany’s Lubmin Port for FSRU Operations

Published Sep 21, 2022 3:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

Construction work started this week in the eastern German port of Lubmin for the first completely funded FSRU terminal as part of...


First Commercial Hydrogen Shore Power Piloted at Norwegian Shipyard

Published Sep 20, 2022 8:01 PM by The Maritime Executive

The growing requirements for vessels to use shore power is especially challenging for smaller ports and shipyards which are not su...


Geopolitics May Slow Down China COSCO's Plans at Port of Hamburg

Published Sep 19, 2022 10:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

China's port investments are a point of controversy in jurisdictions around the world, drawing critics' warnings in Sri La...


Dockworkers Reject Liverpool’s Offer Setting Stage for Two-Week Strike

Published Sep 19, 2022 2:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Unionized dockworkers at the Port of Liverpool rejected the latest contract proposal clearing the way for a two-week strike to beg...


Typhoon Mufia Hits Shanghai and Damages Newbuild at Shipyard

Published Sep 16, 2022 3:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

Typhoon Mufia left a path of damage and heavy rains as it made landfall four times in China, including passing over key seaports a...


China’s Largest Ports Suspend Operations Before Typhoon Mufia

Published Sep 13, 2022 4:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

China’s major seaports are preparing for what could be a direct hit from the 12th typhoon of the season, but unlike last wee...


Felixstowe Schedules Second Strike to Overlap with Liverpool Strike

Published Sep 13, 2022 12:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

Workers at the Port of Felixstowe in the UK scheduled their second strike for late September timed to overlap with a planned strik...

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