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Archives for April 2012
  • Maritime industry faces another difficult year

    The maritime insurance market is ‘in a state of flux’ following the inauspicious start to this year, acco ...

    The maritime insurance market is ‘in a state of flux’ following the inauspicious start to this year, according to global insurance broker Willis Global Marine. In its latest ‘Willis Marine Market Revi ...

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  • Red letter time for BTP

    After a year of intensive negotiations between Santos port authority (Codesp) and the Secretariat of Port ...

    After a year of intensive negotiations between Santos port authority (Codesp) and the Secretariat of Ports (SEP), Codesp has commenced dredging the access to the “sitio-padrao” (50 m immediately in fr ...

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  • PLA adopts 5-year plan

    With a focus on three key areas, competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength, the ...

    With a focus on three key areas, competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength, the Los Angeles Harbour Commission have unanimously adopted the fiver-year plan for the port that ...

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  • Collaboration required to capture Asian growth opportunities

    Better partnerships and collaboration among cargo owners, shipping lines and logistics operators is the k ...

    Better partnerships and collaboration among cargo owners, shipping lines and logistics operators is the key goal for industry executives keen to make the most of Asia’s growing economies and robust ma ...

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  • ACT welcomes its largest vessel

    At 300-metres long, the 6,606 teu ‘Kota Carum’, owned by Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL ...

    At 300-metres long, the 6,606 teu ‘Kota Carum’, owned by Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL), has become the largest vessel to call at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT) in the Yemen duri ...

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  • Eurogate records best year since 2009

    Rising demands in container handling along with its own on-going cost savings programme during the 2011 f ...

    Rising demands in container handling along with its own on-going cost savings programme during the 2011 fiscal year, gave the Eurogate Group its best operating results since 2009, closing the year wit ...

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  • Gothenburg captures seventh deep-sea service

    Today (18th April) will see the start of a second deep-sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and the ...

    Today (18th April) will see the start of a second deep-sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and the Far East, when the 8,110 teu ‘APL Finland’ makes the first ship call of the newly established ...

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  • Panama Canal may miss deadline

    Following comments by the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) chief executive, Alberto Aleman, doubt are being ...

    Following comments by the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) chief executive, Alberto Aleman, doubt are being raised as to whether the expanded Panama Canal will meet its October 2014 completion deadline ...

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  • BREAKING NEWS - Panama Canal may miss deadline

    Following comments by the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) chief executive, Alberto Aleman, doubt are being ...

    Following comments by the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) chief executive, Alberto Aleman, doubt are being raised as to whether the expanded Panama Canal will meet its October 2014 completion deadline ...

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  • Cargotec seals Malaysian straddle carrier deal

    Northport (Malaysia) Bhd has ordered four 40-tonne Kalmar ESC340W Straddle Carriers from Cargotec for the ...

    Northport (Malaysia) Bhd has ordered four 40-tonne Kalmar ESC340W Straddle Carriers from Cargotec for the company's Port Klang facility; delivery is scheduled for September this year. ...

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