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28 July 2016

Shipping Set for Super Growth?

A report released by Reportlinker has found that the cargo shipping transport market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3.50% from 2016 to 2021

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28 July 2016

WTO Chief Calls for Major Trade Shakeup

World Trade Organization (WTO) members need to avoid putting up barriers and ‘get trade moving again’ in order to address slow global economic growth

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28 July 2016

India Plans $4bn Shipping Hub to Rival China

Over US$4 billion is to be invested by the Indian government in order to construct a long planned transshipment port and a new comprehensive shipping hub in order to rival China in the South China Sea Region

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28 July 2016

Jebel Ali Voted Best Port

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been voted the Best Sea Port – Middle East at the recent Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards

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28 July 2016

Westports Revenue Rockets in H1

Westports Holdings Group has announced its interim financial results for the six-month period ended June 30, 2016, in which operational revenue improved by 15% to more than US$218 million

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27 July 2016

Metro Mayor Visits Liverpool2

Luciana Berger, the Liverpool Metro Mayor contender, recently visited the new Liverpool2 container terminal at the Port of Liverpool, ahead of its summer 2016 opening

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27 July 2016

Long Beach Board Approve Port Eco Programme

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has authorised the framework for an unprecedented, voluntary US$46.4 million programme to lessen the impacts of port-related pollution

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27 July 2016

Houston See Stable Volumes in H1

Results for H1 of 2016 for the Port of Houston Authority have been stable, with overall cargo tonnage reached 17 million tonnes, despite container TEU count having gone down by 4%.

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27 July 2016

DP World Signs Massive ‘Terminal 7’ MoU

DP World and state-run Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Kaohsiung Port’s Terminal 7 in Taiwan

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27 July 2016

Solar Impulse: First Round-the-World Flight

The Solar Impulse aircraft, which is the brainchild of Swiss aviators, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, has succeeded with its first ever round-the-world Solar Flight (SI)

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27 July 2016

Global Trade ‘Not Growing at All’

19th Global Trade Alert Report released by the Centre for Economic Policy Research has found the rate of growth for global trade has stopped

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27 July 2016

GPA Roll out New Inland Terminal Plan

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority approved a spending package of more than $19 million to construct the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Murray County, Georgia

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