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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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