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  • Ban Ki-Moon tours Panama Canal

    In his first visit to the Republic of Panama on June 4, 2007, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon emphasised ...

    In his first visit to the Republic of Panama on June 4, 2007, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon emphasised his support for the expansion of the Panama Canal and highlighted the importance of the transo ...

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  • Tacoma to trial radiation systems

    The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to begin conducting multiple projects at the Port of Taco ...

    The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to begin conducting multiple projects at the Port of Tacoma, Washington, to evaluate technology and concepts of operations for radiation detection, scan ...

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  • MICT commissions four new RTGs

    The Madagascar International Container Terminal (MICT), owned by Philippines-based International Containe ...

    The Madagascar International Container Terminal (MICT), owned by Philippines-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), has taken delivery of four new rubber-tyred gantry cranes (R ...

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  • MPA wins Presidential ‘E’ award

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) received the Presidential ‘E’ Award for excellence in exporting du ...

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) received the Presidential ‘E’ Award for excellence in exporting during a ceremony at the White House with President George W. Bush on May 24, 2007. ...

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  • Gulftainer upgrades Comoros facilities

    Gulftainer is to enhance its handling and logistics operations at the Port of Moroni in the Comoros Islan ...

    Gulftainer is to enhance its handling and logistics operations at the Port of Moroni in the Comoros Islands by supplying two 22 m x 7 m barges each capable of carrying 120 tonnes of cargo. ...

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  • TCB to operate Buenaventura terminal

    Grup Marítim TCB of Spain has bought a 30% stake in Complejo Portuario Industrial de Buenaventura, SA (C ...

    Grup Marítim TCB of Spain has bought a 30% stake in Complejo Portuario Industrial de Buenaventura, SA (CPIBSA), the company that holds the concessionaire contract for the future Buenaventura Port Con ...

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  • Tuchkovo LG facility opens near Moscow

    The Tuchkovo container terminal, located in the Moscow region, was officially opened on June 5, 2007. Con ...

    The Tuchkovo container terminal, located in the Moscow region, was officially opened on June 5, 2007. Construction of the first phase of the terminal, which was begun a year ago in May 2006, has been ...

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  • DP World to operate Dakar terminals

    DP World, the Dubai-based terminal operator, has been awarded a concession to develop and operate the Dak ...

    DP World, the Dubai-based terminal operator, has been awarded a concession to develop and operate the Dakar Container Terminal in Senegal, West Africa. The company says it will invest at least €100m i ...

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  • PLA welcomes Thames Gateway plan

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has welcomed the UK Government’s go-ahead for the new London Gateway p ...

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has welcomed the UK Government’s go-ahead for the new London Gateway port on the River Thames, calling it the most significant development in the Port of London in o ...

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  • Volumes up at Kuwait’s terminals

    Volume and performance at Kuwait’s Shuwaikh and Shuaiba container terminals continue to make dramatic str ...

    Volume and performance at Kuwait’s Shuwaikh and Shuaiba container terminals continue to make dramatic strides, according to the Kuwait Port Authority (KPA). There has been year-on-year growth since 19 ...

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