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Israeli ports beset by problems
Members of the Israel food industry have gathered at a meeting of the Maritime Traders Association to warm of soaring food prices, according to the Jerusalem Post. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Review and redundancies at Taranaki
A net reduction of seven staff has been actioned by Port Taranaki following a four-month business review encompassing all areas of port operations. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Auckland relocation sites announced
Manukau Harbour and the Firth of Thames have been selected as the two potential sites for a possible future relocation of Ports of Auckland (PoAL). 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Investment opportunities at Faw
It seems that there may be new investment opportunities on the table for local and foreign companies at Al-Faw Port in Basra. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Napier port development gets NZ$25m boost
The New Zealand government has announced NZ$25m (US$17.6m) worth of road access improvements to Napier port as one of the first actions of Matariki, the Hawke’s Bay Economic Development Strategy. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Angola to spend $1.3bn on ports this year
The Angolan government has confirmed that it is to spend more than $1.329bn in 2016 on three port infrastructure projects located in Cabinda and Zaire provinces. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Port of Long Beach helps battle pollution
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has authorised the framework for a unique, voluntary $46.4m program to lessen the impacts of port-related pollution on the community. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Iquique Phase 2 work to start early next year
Phase 2 development of Iquique port in northern Chile should start by October at the latest, according to Iquique Port Company (EPI), when the bidding process is expected to be launched. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
DP World to explore opportunities in Taiwan
DP World and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore growth opportunities in Kaohsiung Port’s Terminal 7 in Taiwan. 28 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Qinhuangdao port issues profit warning
Qinhuangdao Port has issued a warning to its shareholders and potential investors to expect a substantial fall in net profits for the first quarter of 2016. 27 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Kuantan's Asian transhipment aspirations
Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) is building its New Deep Water Terminal (NDWT) which it says will become a major transhipment hub on the east coast of Malaysia for trade in and out of Asia. 27 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
GPA gets go ahead for new inland terminal
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved a spending package of US$19.7m to construct its new Appalachian Regional Port terminal in Chatsworth, Georgia. 26 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Advent mulls Brazilian port sale
Advent International is said to be considering a sale of its stake in the Brazilian container port, Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua SA, according to local sources. 25 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Cyber attacks hit port vendors
Vendors have been left unpaid following cybersecurity breaches of port operators’ computer systems, according to Bloomberg BNA. 22 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Green certification for DP World
DP World London Gateway Port has been awarded the green Planet Mark for demonstrating a commitment to carbon emissions reductions. 21 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
All change for Buenos Aires
In the first half of 2017, the government of Argentina is to launch a tender linked to land reclamation in the port of Buenos Aires, which aims to create new quays able to accommodate the largest vessels afloat. 20 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Brazil investigates BNDES’ bankrolling of Mariel
The Brazilian Minister of Transparency, Monitoring and Control, Torquato Jardim, has revealed that he is investigating why Brazil helped finance construction of the Cuban Port of Mariel. Explaining the reason for the investigation, he noted: “It generates no market for the Brazilians.” 20 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Antwerp to collaborate with Bandar Abbas
Antwerp Port Authority signed a collaborative agreement with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority, which controls the Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran, to develop trade between the two regions. 20 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Marseille powers ahead with expansion works
Two main construction projects at the French port Marseille Fos which will enable it to handle mega-ships are nearing completion. 20 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy
Myanmar admits to development “challenges”
Problems with Myanmar’s ports were outlined at the 14th ASEAN Ports and Shipping Conference in Bangkok. 19 Jul 2016 - Port Strategy