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Ship Order Record Smashed. Source: Financial Times Ship Order Record Smashed
17 hours ago

Japanese shipbuilder and repairer Imabari Shipbuilding has become the first Japanese yard to break into the mega-ship market with an order for eleven 20,000 TEU vessels

(Video) Khalifa Port in 2030 Master Plan. Source: The Loadstar (Video) Khalifa Port in 2030 Master Plan
23 hours ago

A video released recently by Abu Dhabi Ports outlines a master-plan for achieving economic diversification in the next two decades

Rolls Royce in Africa-China Rail Drive. Source: Telegraph Rolls Royce in Africa-China Rail Drive
24 hours ago

In a bid to repair South Africa’s rail network and fleet of locomotive trains, Rolls Royce is to power freight trains as part of one of the biggest infrastructure projects in the country’s history

African Ports Urged to Collaborate. Source: Skyscraper City African Ports Urged to Collaborate
1 day ago

The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority Mr Richard Anamoo has said that West African ports need to invest significantly in its port and inland logistics

Evergreen Bolsters Fleet with 18,000 TEU Ships. Source: Felixstowe Docker Evergreen Bolsters Fleet with 18,000 TEU Ships
2 days ago

Shipping company Evergreen Line has signed time charter agreements with Shoei Kisen Kaisha (Shoei) to charter a total of eleven 18,000 TEU container ships

(Video) Reefer Ship Grounded in Delaware. Source: gCaptain (Video) Reefer Ship Grounded in Delaware
2 days ago

A reefer cargo ship has ran aground near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay while inbound to Philadelphia, US

Khalifa Employs First Female QC Operator. Source: Trade Arabia Business News Khalifa Employs First Female QC Operator
2 days ago

Abu Dhabi’s flagship Khalifa Port has employed the first female quay crane operator in the United Arab Emirates

Maersk CEO Voices Global Trade Woes. Source: gCaptain Maersk CEO Voices Global Trade Woes
2 days ago

AP Moller-Maersk CEO Nils Anderson has declared that global trade will never see growth rates similar to those experienced before the 2008 financial crisis

Source: Touristly Boskalis-Van Oord to Construct ‘Artificial Island’
2 days ago

Contract awarded to design and construct an artificial island in Jakarta, Indonesia

Record Tonnage for Antwerp in 2014. Source: Port of Antwerp Record Tonnage for Antwerp in 2014
3 days ago

The port of Antwerp handled more than 199 million tonnes of freight in 2014, a rise of 4.3% compared with 2013

Blizzard Slams into Port of NY/NJ. Source: Breaking News Blizzard Slams into Port of NY/NJ
3 days ago

Imports and exports have been suspended at the ports of New York and New Jersey due to a blizzard

Mega-Ships Create Port Upgrade Race. Source: JOC Mega-Ships Create Port Upgrade Race
3 days ago

Fierce competition and major increases in ship-sizes is pressuring many US ports to spend billions of dollars on port improvements

China Eyes Sohar in Maritime Domination Plan. Source: Chopper Shoot China Eyes Sohar in Maritime Domination Plan
3 days ago

China is to focus its attention on Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone as it continues to work on its ‘Maritime Silk Road’ initiative

In Pictures: Top 5 Middle Eastern Ports. Source: Pbase In Pictures: Top 5 Middle Eastern Ports
3 days ago

This article takes a closer look at the busiest ports in the middle east. Who will be number one?

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