Fire erupts at Port of Ancona

Fire broke out at the port of Ancona in Italy, causingsignificant damage. The fire started in a warehouse and rapidly spread in the port area. No injuries were reported.

Port of Los Angeles: Cargo volumes drop 29.8% in May

The Port of Los Angeles moved 581,665 TEUs in May, a 29.8% decrease compared to last year’s record-setting May, said Port Executive Director Gene Seroka in a news briefing. Five months into 2020, overall cargo volumes have decreased 18.6% compared to 2019. 

Watch: Deep Dig-it carries out trial

A strange vehicle will be driving on the bottom of the harbor in the western port area of the Port of Rotterdam, on a trial basis. It is the Deep Dig-it, an unmanned trencher of 17 meters long and 138,000 kilos clean on the hook. 

Watch: Construction of port of Duqm

Boskalis published a video presenting the steps of constructing the Port of Duqm in Oman; The Duqm project is a complex one, as it consists of a combination of dredging activities, building a quay wall, having a reclamation, compaction and design works, as Dirk Daan Visser, cost engineer of the project, noted.

Watch: Steps to achieve stronger UK ports

The UK Major Ports Group highlights the importance of the UK ports, and their part in the country’s economy, as 95% of the UK’s trade with the rest of the world is being transferred through the sea, via the British ports. 

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