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    GOING GREAT GUNS

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Container ports on the US Gulf Coast are outperforming national growth and their peers on the eastern and western seaboards. AJ Keyes assesses the plans and strategies of ports in the region

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    NEW SUPPLY CHAIN PLAYBOOK

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    The existing container ports on the US Gulf Coast, and further afield in the US, look set to be challenged by a new facility with potential to change the status quo. A J Keyes reports

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    MSC PROPELS MULTI-RIO

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    Rio de Janeiro terminal operator MultiRio is reaping the benefits of its “special relationship” with MSC but recovery in the ro-ro sector has stalled. Rob Ward reports

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    A HUB FOR BEER PRODUCERS

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    The Ponta do Felix port facility in Antonina, part of the Paranagua port area (APPA port authority), will next month (July) open up six new silos for storing malt, barley and wheat, adding 40,000 tons of static storage capacity at a cost of Reais45million (US$9m).

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    Côte d’Ivoire Gears-Up

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Côte d’Ivoire Terminal has received six yard gantries from ZPMC…

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    Congo RTGs

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Congo Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, has put two new rubber tyred gantries into operation at its container terminal located at Pointe-Noire, Congo.

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    FLORIDA’S MILLIONAIRES CLUB

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Florida is home to three large container ports that each handle over one million TEU annually. AJ Keyes assesses how these ports are keeping pace with demand

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    ICTSI RIO RENAISSANCE

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Pursuing new cargo streams and investing in inland cargo logistics is breathing new life into ICTSI Rio despite a challenging marketplace. Rob Ward reports

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    THE DOMINO EFFECT

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    A new report from the Royal Bank of Canada assesses the impact of current challenges to the global supply chain and considers what the likely outcome will be. A J Keyes presents the highlights

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    BATAM PORT PLANS TALKED UP BY CO-ORDINATING MINISTER FOR MARITIME AFFAITRS

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    The government of Indonesia is revisiting the idea of developing a port facility on the island of Batam. This location is around 30km south of Singapore, close to international shipping routes, and has been under consideration for the past 30 years without any major development taking place.

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    UKRAINE GRAIN EXPORTS RESTART BUT MORE CAPACITY NEEDED

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    The Ukraine is actively seeking new export gateways, as opposed to its main ports of Mariupol and Odessa, in an endeavour to implement foreign grain sales. There is no major expectation that typical grain export levels will be achieved but there is a determination “to do what we can,” as one grain trader puts it.

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    JV FOR NEW DAMIETTA BOX TERMINAL DEVELOPMENT

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    A second container terminal is being developed at the Port of Damietta in north-east Egypt and joins the growing throng of new projects in the country.

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    New Cambodia Kampot Port

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    The Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport has broken ground on a major new port facility in Kampot

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    Rotterdam Deal

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    The Port of Rotterdam is strengthening its ongoing partnership with the Port of Duisburg by collaborating on more initiatives relating to digitalisation and energy transition.

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    SZCZECIN-SWINOUJSCIE PORT EXPANSION PROCEEDS BUT…

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    The development of a new largescale terminal in Świnoujście, Poland, near the German border, is gaining momentum with key elements of the necessary infrastructure coming to fruition.

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    Chittagong Cranes

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    In early May Chittagong Port, Bangladesh took delivery of two Chinese-built ship-to-shore container gantries (SSG) and three rubber tyred gantries (RTGs).

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    Verticalisation Driving Diversification

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    ICTSI Rio 1 is one of several terminals in Brazil diversifying in the face of what is dubbed locally as verticalization – liner companies extending their activities along the supply chain.

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    ….WITH ISSUES RAISED

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    It is taking place, however, against the background of Poland’s main ports, Gdynia and Gdansk, implementing major expansion programmes with a number of analysts questioning the need for major new container capacity in Świnoujście.

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    ASCs FOR ANTWERP AS EUROPE AUTOMATION INTEREST GROWS

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Component parts of new automatic stacking cranes (ASCs) have started arriving at DP World’s Antwerp Gateway Terminal (AGT) in the Port of Antwerp.

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    KOPER UPS CRANE CAPACITY

    2022-06-30T10:54:00Z

    Luka Koper d.d., operator of container terminal facilities at the Port of Koper, Slovenia, has placed a new order with Konecranes for three electric rubber-tyred gantries (RTG). The order will increase the RTG fleet at the port to 30 units when the new items are delivered in February 2023.