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Ports Australia to give emphasis on sustainability

Ports Australia published a document highlighting sustainability. Named Ports and a Sustainable Australia, the report presents efforts from ports around the country to improve Australia for future generations. The report is separated into five categories provided by the World Ports Sustainability Program that sorts the UN Sustainable Development Goals in a way that can be applied to Ports.

The top 20 ports in Latin America and the Caribbean for 2018

Container throughput in ports of Latin America and the Caribbean increased by 7.7% in 2018 compared to 2017, according to data provided by UN ECLAC. This analysis is based on the performance of a sampling of 31 countries and 118 ports and port areas in the region.

East and West Libya govs unite on mega port project

Libya’s East and West authorities have formally united for the construction of North Africa’s automated and largest deep-sea ports near the city of Susah in Libya. Specifically, the Port of Susah, a major international trans-shipment hub container port, will be a crossroad in North Africa for mainline cargo vessels traveling to and from Asia and Europe via the Suez Canal, as well as to and from the United States.

Fire breaks out at Port of Hodeidah

A fire erupted at the Port of Hodeidah in Yemen, on Saturday March 31. The fire destroyed warehouses, which were filled with cooking fuel and food supplies. Fire trucks have not managed to extinguish the fire in the warehouses area, which workers said that it may have been caused by an electrical short circuit.

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