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DP World and Evyap Group Complete Merger to Boost Turkish Trade

Published Jul 22, 2024 6:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

  DP World and Turkey’s Evyap Group completed a strategic merger, bringing together the strengths of two of Turkey&r...


South Africa’s Transnet Gets $1B Loan for Recovery and Growth

Published Jul 19, 2024 7:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Transet, the operator of South Africa’s beleaguered ports and rail network got a strong vote of confidence from th...


Philadelphia to Homeport First Cruise Ship in 15 Years as Port Expands

Published Jul 18, 2024 6:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

  After more than a decade without a cruise ship, Philadelphia will homeport its first modern cruise ship in 2026. The ret...


Riga Hosts Demo of World's First Shore-to-Ship-to-Drone 5G Network

Published Jul 17, 2024 8:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Latvian telecom company LMT has carried out what it believes to be the first full-scale demonstration of a 5G maritime d...


SoCal Ports are Optimistic After Solid First Half of 2024

Published Jul 17, 2024 5:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Based on the strength of the U.S. economy and positive momentum, Southern California’s two container ports sounded...


ILA: Threat of Strike at US East and Gulf Coast Ports “Growing More Likely”

Published Jul 15, 2024 4:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

  With the threat of a strike looming over U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast ports, the International Longshoremen’s As...


German Port Workers to Vote on Contract Proposals After Multiple Strikes

Published Jul 15, 2024 1:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Germany’s Ver.di union has decided to present two possible alternatives for a new dockworkers’ contact to th...


LA/Long Beach Rail Union Reaches Labor Agreement Far in Advance

Published Jul 14, 2024 2:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

  In an era of contentious labor relations in the ports sector, news of an amicable and timely contract negotiation is a r...


CBP Recovers Over 1,300 Stolen Cars Being Smuggled Overseas from U.S. Ports

Published Jul 12, 2024 6:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reporting a strong increase in the recovery of stolen vehicles being smuggled out...


India Opens Vizhinjam Transshipment Port with Arrival of Maersk Ship

Published Jul 12, 2024 4:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

  India’s first new deep-water port designed to facilitate the transshipment of containers celebrated its opening to...

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