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    ABP HUMBER: FIVE YEAR CRANE PROGRAMME

    2022-05-31T15:43:00Z

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is rolling out a five-year and GBP32 million crane programme that involves new crane purchase, the comprehensive refurbishment of existing cranes and investing in landside equipment. Maximising eco-friendliness is a central theme of the programme.

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    CARGOTEC PLOTS A NEW STRUCTURE AND GROWTH

    2022-05-31T15:38:00Z

    Cargo-handling machinery group Cargotec has announced that it is to exit the heavy port crane part of its Kalmar business and is also now considering putting MacGregor up for sale.

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    Guyana’s Region 6

    2022-05-31T14:13:00Z

    A new, largescale, deepwater port in Guyana is being planned.

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    VE Process in Busan

    2022-05-31T14:11:00Z

    The second phase of the New Port North Container Terminal in Busan has moved a step closer.

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    PSA CONSOLIDATION IN HALIFAX

    2022-05-31T14:05:00Z

    PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) has consolidated its position at the Canadian East Coast port of Halifax (NS) by acquiring the second major cargo terminal at the port, in a process that will enable the company to better plan its future operating activities.

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    KN TO BUILD OUT MONTEVIDEO

    2022-05-31T13:58:00Z

    Katoen Natie (KN) has confi rmed it has reached an agreement with the Government of Uruguay for additional investment at the Port of Montevideo.

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    Marchwood Go

    2022-05-31T13:28:00Z

    Solent Gateway Ltd (SGL) holds the 35-year lease (until 2051), to develop and operate the 83 hectare Marchwood Port on the River Test opposite the Port of Southampton

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    Texas Upgrades

    2022-05-31T13:26:00Z

    Ports in Texas on the US Gulf Coast ports are to benefit from Biden Administration spending plans.

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    BANGLADESH LAND MANOEUVRES

    2022-05-31T13:22:00Z

    The JICA funded new port project in Matarbari, Bangladesh is all systems go again after resolving problems related to necessary land acquisition. In contrast, the PSA-backed Bay Terminal project is reported to have hit a stumbling block due to the high costs associated with acquiring 803 acres of land.

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    GRAIN: SYSTEM INNOVATION

    2022-05-31T13:10:00Z

    Grain handling and storage system innovation continues apace. John Bensalhia highlights recent developments in the supply sector

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    THE MANAUS YO-YO SPINS…

    2022-05-31T11:13:00Z

    Superterminais has stepped up the battle for market share in Manaus, the Amazon port city, with the implementation of a new investment plan. Rob Ward reports

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    VITORIA MODEL LAUNCHED

    2022-05-31T10:52:00Z

    The port management body for port Vitoria has been privatised. As Rob Ward explains it represents a test case for similar privatisations to come including for Santos

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    STS10 RIVALRY HOTS UP

    2022-05-31T10:40:00Z

    There are two schools of thought about the role of the forthcoming STS10 terminal concession in Santos, Brazil – an ECSA hub or another terminal to promote greater competition. Rob Ward examines the arguments

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    UNDER PRESSURE

    2022-05-31T10:13:00Z

    Central and South Vietnam has been a hotbed of container port activity, with the dominant share of national volumes and terminal investments. AJ Keyes assesses if this will continue

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    JUNIOR PARTNER

    2022-05-31T10:05:00Z

    Container volumes at Haiphong port have grown in recent years, but overall traffi c is steadily slipping away from the north of Vietnam. AJ Keyes considers if this position is expected to change in the future

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    BIG SPENDING PLANS

    2022-05-31T09:37:00Z

    Vietnam is already a major manufacturing hub, with further potential to off er an alternative option to China. AJ Keyes examines future port development plans

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    MOMBASA MACHINATIONS

    2022-05-31T09:09:00Z

    Another attempt is underway to introduce the private sector into container handling operations in Mombasa but like its predecessors this process is attracting criticism. Mike Mundy reports

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    Gloria for Uwe Kleinwort

    2022-05-31T08:40:00Z

    Kalmar, of Finland, is supplying German vehicle provider, UWE Kleinwort Gmbh, with fi e new, 45-ton lifting capacity Gloria reachstackers.

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    Ferrari: Hybrid and Electric

    2022-05-31T08:38:00Z

    CVS Ferrari and Aidrivers have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on developing autonomous container handling equipment.

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    ….AND YARA MARINE TECHNOLOGIES FOLLOWS THE SAME PATH

    2022-05-31T08:36:00Z

    Finnish ferry operator, Finnlines, has signed a new contract with Yara Marine Technologies of Norway for the installation of specialist shore power systems to three of its vessels.