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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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