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  • MICTSI takes charge at Mindanao terminal

    Phividec Industrial Authority (PIA) has officially handed over the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) to M ...

    Phividec Industrial Authority (PIA) has officially handed over the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) to Mindanao International Container Terminal Services Inc (MICTSI). MICTSI was granted the 25-year ...

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  • Konecranes strengthens presence in Denmark

    Konecranes has recently acquired Danish port crane service company Aarhus Maskinfabrik A/S, for an undisc ...

    Konecranes has recently acquired Danish port crane service company Aarhus Maskinfabrik A/S, for an undisclosed sum, from Hydraulico Holding A/S of the Hydraulico group. The company has five employees ...

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  • Record revenues for South Carolina

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) achieved record revenues and earnings in the fiscal year ...

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) achieved record revenues and earnings in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008. Operating revenues increased 7.6% to US$165m, operating expenses rose 6.6 ...

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  • New box terminal planned at Vladivostok

    Eye for Transport (www.eyefortransport.com) reports that the Port of Vladivostok will establish an integr ...

    Eye for Transport (www.eyefortransport.com) reports that the Port of Vladivostok will establish an integrated 600,000 teu container terminal on berths 12–16 of the Vladivostok Commercial Seaport. ...

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  • Construction work to start on Maasvlakte 2

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to start construction work on Maasvlakte 2 at the beginning of Septemb ...

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to start construction work on Maasvlakte 2 at the beginning of September, the Authority’s CEO Hans Smits, has announced. Speaking during the presentation of the Port ...

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  • Pre-agreements for La Plata

    Daniel Scioli, the governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, has just signed a pre-agreement concession a ...

    Daniel Scioli, the governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, has just signed a pre-agreement concession assigning an area of the Port of La Plata to be developed into a container terminal. ...

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  • Dredging starts on Port Botany expansion

    Dredging is about to commence at Port Botany as part of the first stage of the A$1bn port expansion. Port ...

    Dredging is about to commence at Port Botany as part of the first stage of the A$1bn port expansion. Ports and Waterways Minister Joe Tripodi said the dredging process would take one year to complete. ...

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  • Productivity ramps up at DCT Gdansk

    DCT Gdansk, the new Polish container terminal operator, is seeing a steady rise in throughput, which is n ...

    DCT Gdansk, the new Polish container terminal operator, is seeing a steady rise in throughput, which is now averaging around 10,000 teu per month. As the terminal becomes busier, its handling rates ar ...

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  • London Gateway contract signed

    DP World has signed a £400m (US$750m) contract to build the first phase of a new port at London Gateway, ...

    DP World has signed a £400m (US$750m) contract to build the first phase of a new port at London Gateway, the most technically advanced container port in the world, integrated with Europe’s largest log ...

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  • SBSA acquires Imbituba terminal

    Santos Brasil (SBSA) has acquired 100% of the general cargo terminal in Imbituba Port for R$25m (US$15.5m ...

    Santos Brasil (SBSA) has acquired 100% of the general cargo terminal in Imbituba Port for R$25m (US$15.5m), subject to certain contractual adjustments and approval by the Imbituba Port Authority, the ...

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