Port Strategy News – Page 8

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    VALENCIA AND PASAJES JOIN INTEGRA2 PROJECT

    2022-04-30T15:19:00Z

    The Spanish ports of Valencia and Pasajes (Guipúzcoa) have recently joined the Integra2 project headed-up by the national ports bod, Puertos del Estado.

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    MANILA HARBOR CENTER UPGRADES

    2022-04-30T15:15:00Z

    The ICTSI operated Manila Harbor Center, the Philippine’s largest dry bulk and general cargo facility, is also the subject of a capacity upgrade with this spanning bulk cargo bay development and deepening the draught alongside berths at Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

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    UKRAINE CRISIS: GLOBAL CHAOS

    2022-04-30T15:14:00Z

    Initial uncertainty was focused on the impact of Russian threats on the Ukraine, we can now see that the realisation of these have far-reaching global impacts. Andrew Penfold identifies the critical factors

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    ICTSI PREPARES FOR LARGER VESSELS AT FLAGSHIP MANILA TERMINAL

    2022-04-30T15:12:00Z

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has commenced the development of Berth 8 at its fl agship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) with the berth designed to accommodate vessels of up to 18,000TEU capacity.

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    CMA CGM Signs

    2022-04-30T14:58:00Z

    APM Terminals, the A.P. Moller Maersk subsidiary, plans to divest its 30.75 per cent stake in London-listed Russian port operator Global Ports Investments. The move is in accord with the comprehensive sanctions applied to Russia, the resulting massive exodus of western companies from Russia-based activities and actions taken by other ...

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    Russia Exit

    2022-04-30T14:57:00Z

    APM Terminals, the A.P. Moller Maersk subsidiary, plans to divest its 30.75 per cent stake in London-listed Russian port operator Global Ports Investments. The move is in accord with the comprehensive sanctions applied to Russia, the resulting massive exodus of western companies from Russia-based activities and actions taken by other ...

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    Poland Switch

    2022-04-30T14:56:00Z

    For reasons of suitability, as voiced by potential users, and timing of terminal construction Poland’s Council of Ministers has adopted a resolution changing the location of the installation terminal for off shore wind farms from the port of Gdynia to the nearby port of Gdansk. The proposed Gdansk facility, to ...

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    Riga €19.8 Million

    2022-04-30T14:32:00Z

    The Riga Freeport Administration, Latvia, reports that it will invest €19.8 million over the course of 2022. Investment will be focused on the upgrade of piers, diverse port buildings and improved road connectivity. The largest stevedoring company operating at the Freeport of Riga, Riga Universal Terminal (RUT), also states it ...

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    JAXPORT Prepares

    2022-04-30T14:29:00Z

    JAXPORT Blount Island Marine Terminal is in the last stage of comprehensive works that will provide access to larger vessels. The summer period will see the completion of in excess of US$100 million of berth improvements that will enable the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal, Blount Island to simultaneously accommodate two ...

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    NAMPORT PPPs

    2022-04-30T14:16:00Z

    Andrew Kanime, CEO, Namibian Ports Authority (Namport), reports that PPP initiatives in development or under consideration include: the development of a common user manganese export terminal at the port of Luderitz and green hydrogen production and export from both the port of Luderitz and North Port. In late 2021 Namport ...

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    PATENGA POSITIVES BUT…

    2022-04-30T14:11:00Z

    Operator selection for the soon to open Patenga Container Terminal may benefit from a more empirical approach drawing on best practice. Mike Mundy reports

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    PERU LINES UP MAJOR PORT INVESTMENTS FOR 2022

    2022-04-30T14:06:00Z

    Public and private sector port investment in Peru in 2022 is expected to come in at just under the two billion US dollar mark.

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    DPW-P&O FERRIES: WHAT CODE OF ETHICS?

    2022-04-30T13:58:00Z

    DP World, owner of P&O Ferries, has gone to the trouble of publishing an eight-page document on its Code of Ethics, the openings words of which state: “DP World’s intention is to create a culture of honesty and openness…”

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    STS10 SANTOS GETS GOING BUT WITH SOME CONTROVERSY

    2022-04-30T13:58:00Z

    The planned concession of the new so-called STS10 container terminal in the port of Santos, Brazil is running into stormy waters.

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    THE COLD WAR IS BACK, A NEW NORMAL LOOMS

    2022-04-30T13:51:00Z

    Congestion and supply chain problems continue to be with us and now the Ukraine war has caused a thick fog over our industry.

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    POLITICAL PRESSURES SET TO CHANGE TRADE HORIZONS

    2022-04-30T13:41:00Z

    All of a sudden (or at least so it seems) gone is the conviction that free trade is a ‘win-win’ solution that will make all countries (and their people) better-off.

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    NO TO REGULATION BUT YES TO DATA COORDINATION INITIATIVE FROM FMC

    2022-04-30T13:32:00Z

    By the time that this column appears, the situation in Ukraine could have stabilised, or gotten much worse; it’s impossible to forecast.

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    Negatives and positives

    2022-04-30T13:23:00Z

    I make no apology for returning to the starting point of my last Viewpoint – Ukraine.

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    FIGHTING TO SURVIVE

    2022-04-30T13:20:00Z

    Oleksandr Gavrylyuk, Port Strategy’s Ukraine based correspondent, provides a human perspective of life in the face of Russian aggression

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    FLSMIDTH WINS GLADSTONE CONTRACT

    2022-04-30T13:04:00Z

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has selected FLSmidth to build its new shiploader 1.