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  • Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller dies at 98

    The death, at the age of 98, was announced yesterday (16 April) of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, former chairma ...

    The death, at the age of 98, was announced yesterday (16 April) of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, former chairman of AP Moller-Maersk group. He was credited with building the Danish family shipping business ...

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  • GCMT adopts OCR technology

    Optical character recognition technology (OCR) from California-based APS Technology Group has been rolled ...

    Optical character recognition technology (OCR) from California-based APS Technology Group has been rolled out at the Guayaquil Container and Multipurpose Terminals (GCMT) in Ecuador, stepping up the a ...

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  • Rotterdam to develop new Brazilian port

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an agreement to jointly develop ‘Porto Central’, a new ‘greenf ...

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an agreement to jointly develop ‘Porto Central’, a new ‘greenfield’ deep-water port handling oil, gas, offshore services, dry bulk and general cargo, to be l ...

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  • Savannah harbour deepening a step closer

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released the final documen ...

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released the final documents for the Savannah Harbour Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies a ...

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  • BC targets US$25bn investment

    North Vancouver Premier, Christy Clark, has unveiled her government’s ‘Pacific Gateway Transportation Str ...

    North Vancouver Premier, Christy Clark, has unveiled her government’s ‘Pacific Gateway Transportation Strategy 2012-2020’ that will target $25bn in new public and private-sector investment needed to e ...

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  • K-Line upgrades its JABCO-2 service

    Starting in May, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is to add a call to Da Chan Bay Terminal One in West Sh ...

    Starting in May, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is to add a call to Da Chan Bay Terminal One in West Shenzhen, South China to its JABCO-2 Intra- Asia service, providing customers importing goods fro ...

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  • Manta concession challenged

    Questions are being raised about the validity of the concession process undertaken by the Manta Port Auth ...

    Questions are being raised about the validity of the concession process undertaken by the Manta Port Authority (APM) in Ecuador. Only last month (March) the APM Technical Committee confirmed it was cl ...

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  • Gulftainer KCT welcomes largest ever vessel

    The ‘CSCL Uranus’ has become the largest vessel to dock at Sharjah-based Gulftainer’s Khorfakkan Containe ...

    The ‘CSCL Uranus’ has become the largest vessel to dock at Sharjah-based Gulftainer’s Khorfakkan Container Terminal when she called during her maiden voyage from the Far East. ...

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  • Industry faces test of resolve

    The container shipping industry has been warned not to be lulled into a false sense of security by the pe ...

    The container shipping industry has been warned not to be lulled into a false sense of security by the perception that the industry has turned a corner. ...

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  • Chennai acquires new cranes

    Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL) has taken delivery of four new post-Panamax twin twenty l ...

    Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL) has taken delivery of four new post-Panamax twin twenty lift ship-to-shore (STS) quay cranes and eight new rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. ...

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