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Beirut Port Tragedy: Ports and Dangerous Chemicals 

By Philip Teoh 08-06-2020 01:44:41

The tragedy at Beirut on August 4 highlights what happens when dangerous chemicals are not stored with care. The explosion tore th...

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New Network Supports Port Readiness for Autonomous Shipping

By The Maritime Executive 08-05-2020 06:10:03

Eight of the leading maritime nations are coming together to form a new network to encourage the development of Maritime Autonomou...

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Port Canaveral Sees Progress for Congressional Relief

By The Maritime Executive 08-04-2020 09:37:33

A week after announcing significant job cuts due to the impact of COVID-19 on its operations, Port Canaveral may be making progres...

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Ship-to-Ship LNG Transfers Resume in the Philippines

By The Maritime Executive 08-03-2020 09:59:55

Local authorities are permitting ship-to-ship transfer operations of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to resume at the Freeport in Subi...

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Container Port Investments Projected to Slow in Post-Covid-19 Economy

By The Maritime Executive 08-03-2020 07:30:06

The impact of the pandemic coming on top of trade wars and changes in shipping patterns are expected to have a long-term impact on...

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Port of Wilmington Prepares for Hurricane Isaias

By The Maritime Executive 08-03-2020 01:59:46

As Hurricane Isaias passed by the coast of Florida, it weakened to tropical storm status and stayed far enough offshore that it ca...

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Modernization Milestones at Mombasa Port, East Africa's Regional Hub

By Brian Gicheru 08-03-2020 12:07:32

The African shipping and maritime sectors have largely remained undeveloped compared to the rest of the world, despite hosting min...

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Florida's Ports Prepare for Hurricane Isaias

By The Maritime Executive 07-31-2020 09:23:25

On Friday afternoon, Hurricane Isaias strengthened as it made its way north towards Florida. The National Hurricane Center now exp...

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Pilots Seek 28 Percent Raise Due to Mississippi River Challenges

By The Maritime Executive 07-31-2020 08:41:47

The union that represents the pilots that guide ships from the Gulf of Mexico along the Lower Mississippi River to New Orleans has...

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Port Canaveral Cutting 40 Percent of Staff Due to COVID-19 Impact

By The Maritime Executive 07-30-2020 09:40:58

Port Canaveral, central Florida’s seaport and the second largest cruise homeport, is implementing austerity measures due to...

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