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Protesters Call for Justice on Anniversary of Port of Beirut Blast

Published Aug 4, 2021 7:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

On the first anniversary of the massive blast that rocked the Port of Beirut last year, thousands of citizens marched to the water...


Chinese Ports Report Growth in Cargo and Container Volumes in 2021

Published Aug 3, 2021 8:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

Much of the focus during the current surge in shipping volumes has been on the growth in import volumes at the ports in North Amer...


Vietnamese Terminal Suspends Some Operations Due to COVID-19 Surge 

Published Aug 2, 2021 7:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

After a month of rising COVID-19 cases across Vietnam, the ports corporation has been forced to suspend some operations at Ho Chi...


South Africa Will Lift Force Majeure at Ports as Operations Resume

Published Jul 30, 2021 5:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

South Africa’s Transnet, which operates the terminals and logistics for the country’s container operations, plans to l...


Green Ammonia Facility for Brazil’s New Deepwater Port

Published Jul 29, 2021 7:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canada's AmmPower Corp. will be developing a green ammonia production facility, storage, and distribution center to provi...


Florida’s Ports Lost $14 Billion in Trade in 2020 due to the Pandemic

Published Jul 28, 2021 6:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

While Florida’s seaports experienced a significant loss of trade and revenue in 2020, a new report shows that the state&rsqu...


Houston’s Container Operations Suspended due to Hardware Failure

Published Jul 28, 2021 4:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

Operations at the Port of Houston’s two container terminals remain suspended for a second day after what the port authority...


Robust Cybersecurity Solutions for Maritime Transportation

Published Jul 28, 2021 2:13 PM by Jeffrey Macre

With growing cyberthreats to the public and private sectors, the transportation industry remains one of the major targets for cybe...


Second Force Majeure at South African Ports Following Cyberattack

Published Jul 27, 2021 8:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

South Africa has declared a second force majeure at its port terminal operations in a month, following a cyberattack that&nbs...


Tanger Med Port Propels Morocco's Booming Auto Sector

Published Jul 25, 2021 10:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

STMicroelectronics is set to inaugurate a new electric vehicles (EV) chip production at its facility in Bouskoura, Morocco. The pl...

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