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Port of Helsinki cargo throughput declines by 2% in 2019

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.

NPA updates synergy with Ogun on Olokola Deep Seaport project

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.

Port of Rostock sees its first STS LNG bunkering

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.

New carpark to operate in Port of Helsinki from 2021

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. 

Port of Long Beach marks second-busiest year ever in 2019

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.

Ports in France blocked amidst protests

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.

China and Myanmar to develop new deep-sea port

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).


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