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Ports of Valencia, Tianjin work on closer collaboration

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WASHINGTON: The ports of Valencia and Tianjin have begun the process of creating a cooperation agreement on commercial, industrial, cultural, maritime and environmental safety between the two ports. Tianjin has an annual throughput of over 14m teu and the port of Valencia has an annual throughput of close to 5m teu, both ports placed in the top 30 of CM’s ... Read More »

Seven ships take berth at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Seven ships C.V X-Press Makalu, C.V UASC Al-Khor, C.V Northern Movement, M.V Ruining-2, M.T PVT Athina, M.T Eco Galaxy and M.T Krui Beke carrying containers, 40,008 tonnes Coal, 70,775 tonnes Furnace oil and 11,097 tonnes LPG were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal, FOTCO Oil Terminal, SSGC Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively during last ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report

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KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Wednesday. ALONG  SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-I     Nave Atropos     D. Petrol     Alpine      18/09/17 OP-II    Bunga Laurel     D. Chemical   Alpine      19/09/17 OP-III   Alpine Minute    L. Naptha Trans Maritime  18/09/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        Zeynep A       L. Molasses Trans Maritime  ... Read More »

KPT shipping movements report

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KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Wednesday.   SHIPS SAILED: EIT Paloma              General Cargo Heilan Song             General Cargo Sunray                  Tanker Athos                   General Cargo KMTC Mumbai             Container Ship   SHIPS BERTHED: Northern Dependant      Container Ship Hyundai Antwerp         General Cargo Bunga Laurei            Tanker Da Hong ... Read More »

Port of Virginia advances on 55-foot channel project

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WASHINGTON: They’ve been the port community’s mantras for years and now it looks like the vision is a little closer to becoming a reality. A rough draft of a plan backed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommends that the port be allowed to dredge its main shipping channels to 55 feet, down from 50 feet, and to widen ... Read More »

Ports of Brunswick, Savannah post August gains

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WASHINGTON: Both containers and wheeled cargo volumes grew at Georgia Ports Authority’s deepwater terminals last month, making it the ports’ busiest August on record and its second-busiest month ever for container volumes. “The authority started its fiscal year off on strong footing, with year-over-year growth in both July and August,” GPA executive director Griff Lynch told his board Monday. “The ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Shipping activity remained brisk at the Port where five ships C.V MSC Esthi, C.v MSC Bilbao, M.T Grand ACE-5, M.T khor Gas and M.T Maran Gas Asciepius carrying containers, 33,000 tonnes palm oil, 1,488 tonnes LPG and 141,885 cubic meters LNG were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal, SSGC Terminal and Engro Elengy Terminal respectively ... Read More »

KPT shipping movements report

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KARACHI: Following were the movements of ships at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Tuesday. SHIPS SAILED: X-Press Maralu Houston Express   SHIPS BERTHED: OOCL Shanghai           Container Ship Nave Atropos            Tanker Houston Express         Container Ship Alpine Minute           Tanker EIT Paloma              General Cargo   EXPECTED SAILING           DATE EIT Paloma               19/09/17 Heilan Song              ... Read More »

Port of Gulfport suing West Pier contractor for $5.8 mln

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GULFPORT: The state port is suing one of its contractors for $5.8 million, plus punitive damages, over a major construction contract that is now about one year and six months behind schedule. The Port of Gulfport claims in a lawsuit filed in Circuit Court that Southern Industrial Contractors of Rayville, Louisiana, breached its $50 million contract to build terminals and ... Read More »

Vizag port to get a facelift with 1.69 cr.

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WASHINGTON: Visakhapatnam Port Trust has launched a massive beautification operation at a cost of 1.69 crore to give a new look to its surroundings. Buoyed by its ranking as the second cleanest among all the 12 major ports by an independent agency after Haldia Dock in May, the port directed all the departments and its users to not only maintain ... Read More »

Ports O’ Call shop owners protest Oct evictions from San Pedro

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WASHINGTON: They’re the little guys in the push to remake Ports O’ Call Village, San Pedro’s waterfront shopping attraction built in the early 1960s. The small, family-owned shops — Candy Town, Botanica, Figments, the Purple Store and others like them — face an Oct. 2 eviction by the Port of Los Angeles, the landlord, to make way for a new ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report

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KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Tuesday. ALONG  SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-I     Nave Atropos     D. Petrol     Alpine      18/09/17 OP-II    Sunray           D. HSC        GAC         15/09/17 OP-III   Alpine Minute    L. Naptha Trans Maritime  18/09/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        Zeynep A       L. Molasses Trans Maritime  16/09/17 ... Read More »

Three ships take berth at port Qasim

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KARACHI: Three ships M.T IVY Galaxy, M.V Le He and MTN Savanna carrying Palm oil, General cargo and Phosphoric Acid took berths at Multi Purpose Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Monday. Meanwhile six more ships, C.V MASC Esthi, C.V MSC Bilbao, M.T Grand Ace-11, ... Read More »

KPT shipping intelligence report

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KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Monday. ALONG  SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II    Sunray           D. HSC        GAC         15/09/17 OP-III   Arabian orchid   D. Chemical   GAC         16/09/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        Zeynep A       L. Molasses Trans Maritime  16/09/17 4        Athos          D. Gen.Cargo   M.R Traders  17/09/17 10/11    ... Read More »

KPA set to take control of Shimoni, Mombasa ports after redevelopment

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NAIROBI: Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has announced plans to develop Shimoni Port on Kwale’s Indian Ocean coast and Kisumu Port on the shores of Lake Victoria. The ports will then be placed under the management of the State Corporation. Port receives goods between Kenya, Zanzibar and Pemba and is managed by various Government departments, including Kenya Wildlife Services and Immigration ... Read More »

Cosco Shipping Ports sees steady growth, Aug volumes up 13% to 8m teu overall

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WASHINGTON: Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) continued with its strong pace of growth in August, with overall throughput going up 13% to 7.7m teu from 6.8m teu in the previous corresponding period. Reflecting the pattern of previous months, gains were led by the overseas ports which saw volumes rise 40% to 1.6m teu from 1.1m teu in August 2016. This was ... Read More »

Port of Gothenburg biggest in Scandinavia for new cars

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WASHINGTON: During the first quarter of the year, new car exports and imports passing through the Port of Gothenburg rose by 12 per cent compared with the first quarter of 2016. The Port of Gothenburg became the number one vehicle handling port in Scandinavia, due largely to the rise in imports. The number of cars exported and imported through the ... Read More »

Ports essential to Wales’ economy, says minister

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WASHINGTON: WALES’ ports, including Newport’s, are key to the country’s economy, the Welsh Government’s economy and infrastructure secretary Ken Skates has said. Control over ports is to be devolved to Wales from next year. And, speaking at an event organised by the Welsh Ports Group, Mr Skates said: “Ports in Wales are uniquely placed to be a driving force for ... Read More »

Six ships take berth at port Qasim

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KARACHI: Six ship-C.V Maipo, M.V Going Yin-1, M.V MG Earth, M.T Lion-M, M.T Epic Sardinle and M.T Coroan – carrying containers, 40,139 tonnes coal, 66,000 tonnes soya been, 70,420 tonnes furnace oil, 6,554 tonnes LPG and 30,550 tonnes palm oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal Mult-Purpose Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal, FOTCO Oil Terminal and Liquid Cargo ... Read More »

St. Lawrence ports continue to press for intervention on whale issue

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WASHINGTON: Cruise the Saint Lawrence continues to urge the Canadian government to conduct an in-depth analysis of the right whale situation in the Gulf so a strategy can be implemented far ahead of the 2018 cruise season. The association, consisting of nine member ports, underscored its support for the 10-knot speed cap instituted in mid-August to protect the highly endangered ... Read More »