Israel approved the Haifa Port privatization plans. The new owner will have to invest around NIS 1 billion in the port, including the cost of upgrading infrastructure, as well as financing the layoff of about 200 workers.
The Port of Helsinki, Finland, issued a update on 2019’s throughput, from January to December 2019, informing that the port saw a 2% year-on-year decline in the number of cargo it handled. Specifically, the port handled 14.42 million tonnes of cargo, in other words a 2% decline, year-on-year.
The Global Ports Group will renew and upgrade the handling equipment at its terminal network in the North-West and the Russian Far East, in order to increase the effectiveness of its cargo handling capabilities.
The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority collaborated with Ogun State Government in efforts to ensure the workability of the Olokola Deep Seaport project. The two partners met in efforts to boost relations and achieve a better cooperation amongst stakeholders, with the aim that the port industry grows parallel with the Global Best Practices.
Marking the second ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation in Germany, the world’s largest LNG bunker vessel ‘Kairos’, has supplied DEME’s next generation offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’. For the Port of Rostock, this ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation is a first.
The Port of Helsinki announced the construction of a new Royal Park carpark to the West Harbour, expected to operate from early 2021. The carpark will take shape near West Terminal 2 but will also serve the passengers of West Terminal 1.
The Port of Long Beach culminated in its second-busiest year on record by moving more than 7.6 million TEUs, despite the ongoing US-China trade war, Executive Director Mario Cordero announced Wednesday at the annual State of the Port address.
French ports are blocked as workers protest, aiming to make President Emmanuel Macron to scrap a planned pension overhaul. Namely, ferry services were disrupted, while some bulk carriers were kept at anchor.
In fact, a new deep-sea port will constitute the core of a new economic partnership between China and Myanmar after the two countries reach a series of infrastructure deals as part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
In fact, it is said that if driverless HGVs were to replace much of the UK’s conventional lorry and container transport within a generation, they would transform the way the RORO market works in Great Britain.
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