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Port of Southampton: Rail investment to improve air quality

The British Port of Southampton announced completion of a project that aimed to lengthen the tracks at Solent Rail Terminal and it now aims to reduce lorry movements in the city by 180,000 each year. Solent Stevedores and ABP Southampton have partnered on this scheme.

Port Miami and Port Southampton sign sister-port agreement

The UK’s Port of Southampton and Florida’s PortMiami signed a sister port agreement to enable them to collaborate and share best practices to strengthen the cruise market in both cities. The partnership provides responsibilities for cruise industry best practice in their respective areas.

MACN, Danish Ministry launch Port Integrity Index

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) announced its collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (MOFA) on developing and launching the world’s first Global Port Integrity Index and scale up collective action activities in West Africa.

Scrubber service station to open at Portland Port

Intermarine UK signed a new agreement with a Chinese manufacturer to establish the Port of Portland one of UK’s centers for scrubber installation. The deal was signed during Nor-Shipping 2019, with Shandong Pure Ocean Technology. Intermarine will be an agent to Shandong and will offer to install its scrubbers to several ships to assist them comply with upcoming environmental regulations. 

ICTSI the preferred bidder for Port of Kribi development

The International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has been announced as the preferred bidder for the development, operations and management of the Port of Kribi in Cameroon for a period of 25 years. The Port of Kribi is a newly built terminal, and is projected to become a major port and logistics platform in the Central African sub-region.

Chabahar port attracts big investments after one-year operation

The Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan, Behrouz Aghaee, reported that 53% of the cargo that enter the Chabahar port is being loaded from ports of origin, reflecting the positive effects of the port’s infrastructure. 

MSC vessel boosts Costa Rican exports, linked to EU ports

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company announced that it will enhance its trade links between Costa Rica and the Northern Europe, by adding a new direct call from the Port of Moin. Thus, its MSC Katya R. container ship, that called the Moin Terminal, has become the largest to ever call at Moín Terminal, Costa Rica.

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