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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 Friday. ALONG  SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-I      Lahore        D. Crude Oil   PNSC         24/05/17 OP-III    Star Express  D. Naptha      GAC          26/05/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 1        Bengal Orchid  D. Chemical    GAC          26/05/17 2/3      Cs Flourish    D. Gen.Cargo   Sea Hawks    25/05/17 ... Read More »

Shipping activity at Port Qasim

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KARACHI: Two ships, bulk cargo carrier Global Phoenix and Gas carrier Kahyasi carrying 40,000 tonnes Coal and 5,325 tonnes LPG were allotted 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 Thursday.  Meanwhile two more ships Fortune Villa and Intrepid Republic with Furnace oil ... Read More »

Adani Ports Q4 net profit up 27% to Rs 1,179 crore

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NEW DELHI: India’s largest port developer and the logistics arm of Adani Group APSEZ, on Wednesday, posted a jump of 27 per cent in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,179 crore for the fourth quarter ended March, on back of higher income. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) had clocked a net profit of Rs 928 crore in ... Read More »

Ports of Auckland to eliminate methyl bromide emissions

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WASHINGTON: As part of Ports of Auckland’s ambition to be the most sustainable port in New Zealand, the company will require the total recapture of methyl bromide gas used for container fumigation by September 1, 2017, and for all cargoes by the end of the year. Ports of Auckland CEO Tony Gibson said “Methyl bromide is a very effective pesticide ... Read More »

PNG Ports recognized as 2016 best SOE

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WASHINGTON: PNG Ports Corporation Limited (PNG Ports) has been recognised as 2016’s Best State Owned Enterprise Employer in Papua New Guinea. The recognition was from the PNG Human Resource Institute during its 2017 annual conference held in Port Moresby last week (18 May). The award was for being a role model organisation and emulating (outdoing) best HR practice in the ... Read More »

Senate body receives briefing on issues of Ports & Shipping

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ISLAMABAD: A meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping was held here at Parliament House on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Muhammad Ali Khan Saif. Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, Secretary Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Chairman Karachi Port Authority and other officials briefed the committee about the issues of transportation on Ports relevant ... 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-II     BW Amazon       D. Petrol    GAC         21/05/17 OP-III   MID Falcon       D. Base Oil  GAC         24/05/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 12/13     Tansy           D. Coal      East Wind   22/05/17 14/15     Bao Resource    D. DAP       Bulk-SH.    19/05/17 ... Read More »

KPT shipping movements report

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KARACHI: Following were the Movements of Ships at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Wednesday. SHIPS SAILED: Bodo Schulte             Container Ship APL Japan                Container Ship Alam Manis               Coal Fortunate                Container Ship COSCO Durban             Container Ship United Fortitude         Tanker Vania                    Container Ship Zongji 2                 Tanker   SHIPS BERTHED: Zhongji No 2             Tanker Vania                    Container ... Read More »

Ports of Indiana releases 2017 Logistics Directory

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INDIANAPOLIS: The Ports of Indiana has just released the 2017 Indiana Logistics Directory, an annual publication that highlights Indiana’s robust transportation infrastructure and freight logistics services. The Directory reports that Indiana ranks among the top five states in 27 logistics-related categories and in the top 10 in 100. Published by the Ports of Indiana, it highlights Indiana’s extensive cargo-handling resources ... Read More »

Container of weapons found in Lagos port

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WASHINGTON: Another container filled with arms has been discovered at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos, the Nigeria Customs told PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday. A source at the port told PREMIUM TIMES the container was found at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Ports. “As I speak to you, they’ve ordered everyone to go out of ... Read More »

Port board signs off on budget for the new fiscal year

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WASHINGTON: Nobody sang “Auld Lang Syne” or anything, but the Virginia Port Authority board held its last meeting of the 2017 fiscal year on Tuesday. And it was all about the money – mostly. The board OK’d a fiscal year 2018 budget that projects $531 million in terminal operating revenue, up from the projected 2017 figure of nearly $482 million. ... Read More »

Port of Baltimore sets first-quarter record with 2.56 mln tons of general cargo

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WASHINGTON: The Port of Baltimore set a first-quarter record in 2017, handling more than 2.56 million tons of general cargo at its public marine terminals in the first three months of the year — a five percent increase from the same quarter last year, officials said. Increases in the number of cars and containers drove the overall bump in traffic ... Read More »

Georgia ports chief predicts record growth in fiscal 2017

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SAVANNAH: Georgia’s seaports in Savannah and Brunswick are on track to show record growth for the 2017 fiscal year that wraps up at the end of June, the chief executive of the Georgia Ports Authority said Monday. Total cargo moving through the two ports is expected to top the nearly 32 million tons (29 million metric tons) of imports and ... Read More »

PPA to earmark P950M for ports

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WASHINGTON: The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be spending almost a billion pesos to develop and dredge 10 ports in different areas of the country. In separate bid bulletins, PPA said it intends to spend P948.865 million under its 2017 corporate budget to fulfill development and dredging contracts for the ports of Zamboanga, Davao, Coron and Puerto Princesa in Palawan; ... Read More »

Vizag port to be modernised by 2019

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VISAKHAPATNAM: If everything goes as planned by the Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) authorities, modernisation of port will be complete by 2019. Addressing the media in the city on Sunday, VPT chairman MT Krishna Babu said, “The modernisation of VPT includes increasing container trade, doubling capacities of inner harbour, modernise berthing structures, setting up multi-modal parks, free trade zones, provision of ... Read More »

Oil Company plans to ship ethanol from Port Of Milwaukee

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WASHINGTON: Appleton-based U.S. Venture Inc. has received approval from a Milwaukee Common Council committee to ship ethanol from the Port of Milwaukee despite the plan raising environmental concerns. U.S. Oil, a division of parent company U.S. Venture Inc., plans to build a 1,000-foot-long, $3.5 million access line from U.S. Oil’s tank yard at the port to a cargo pier in ... Read More »

U.S. Ports needs US$66 bln in infrastructure

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WASHINGTON: Experts from U.S. transport associations estimate that port infrastructure in the country needs a further US$66 billion in federal government investment. The estimate was a result of a panel discussion held by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, or AASHTO, the American Association of Port Authorities, or AAPA, and Congressional PORTS Caucus Co-Chairs Ted Poe and ... Read More »

Osinbajo orders 24-hour operations at Apapa Port

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WASHINGTON: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the resumption of 24-hour operations at the Apapa port and outrightly banned touting by officials or unofficial persons at any port; be it air, land and sea ports in Nigeria. Mr. Osinbajo had on Thursday signed three Executive Orders dealing with the business environment, local content in public procurement and timely budget submission. ... Read More »

Port markets at risk from GBER distortion

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WASHINGTON: British ports like Aberdeen are expected to be affected by the revised GBER regulations. Photo by Scotavia. Image courtesy of Aberdeen Harbour Board. British Ports Association (BPA) chief executive, Richard Ballantyne, has warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies. Commenting on the European Commission’s decision to formally adopted the revised General Block Exemption Regulations ... 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 Friday. ALONG  SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier) OP-II     Bengal Orchid     D. Chemical  GAC         18/05/17 OP-III    Sti Memphis       D. Petrol    GAC         17/05/17   ALONG SIDE (East Wharves) 2/3       Fronter Ace       D. Vehicles  Mol Pak     19/05/17 5         Lark              D. Coal      OC-Services 15/05/17 12/13     ... Read More »