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Gawadar port is being built in Pakistan by the Chinese as part of the ambitious $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that will eventually serve as Hong Kong West for growing Chinese trade with the Middle East and Europe. CPEC will also enable Pakistan to bypass Afghanistan to trade with Central Asia through China across China's borders with Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Gwadar port's planned capacity when it is completed will be 300 to 400 million tons of cargo annually. It is comparable to the capacity of all of India's ports combined annual capacity of 500 million tons of cargo today. It is far larger than the 10-12 million tons cargo handling capacity planned for Chabahar. To put Gwadar's scale in perspective, let's compare it with the largest US port of...
(7 Jul 2017) The head of Qatar's main commercial port said on Friday that it is operating "at full capacity" but that it has not seen an increase in traffic after borders were closed by its neighbouring countries. Qatar depends almost entirely on food imports to feed its roughly 2 million residents, much of which previously came through its only land border, which it shares with Saudi Arabia. Early last month, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain broke ties with Qatar and restricted access to land, sea and air routes over allegations it funds extremism — an accusation Doha rejects. The countries delivered a list of demands to end the embargo over a week ago, and have said that more economic isolation could follow should Doha fail to meet them. The move has left...
Officials of Ras al-Khaimah decided to run a development plan to extend the capacity of existing Saqr Port. This animation mainly illustrates the construction method that contractor offered to the client for building the surrounding walls of the extended port. It also shows almost all construction sequences in which the port extension is carried on.
Kenya has commissioned a new container terminal at the Port of Mombasa to boost its cargo handling capacity. The two-hundred and 96-million dollar facility is expected to increase cargo volume by 50 percent. Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta says the completion of the terminal marks another milestone for the maritime sector, as well as Kenya's bid to facilitate the region's international trade. The new terminal will ramp up Mombasa's existing annual cargo handling capacity from 1million to 1.6 million.
In this briefing we spoke to manpower about how to define port capacity.
October 4, 2017 (Persian calendar 1396/7/12) Sistan & Baluchestan province (استان سيستان و بلوچستان) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sistan_and_Baluchestan_Province Chabahar port (بندر چابهار) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chabahar_Port Iran Expanding Chabahar port facilities & capacity گسترش امكانات و فضاي بندر چابهار ايران
Piraeus port, the largest harbor in Greece, enters a new era of handling 20,000+ TEU vessels when China's COSCO Shipping Taurus giga container vessel docks here. The 400 m Taurus is the largest vessel to berth at Piraeus Container Terminal.
Qatar is currently constructing a new container port located between the municipalities of Al Wakrah and Mesaieed. The new port is set to replace the existing Doha Port when the first phase starts operating in early 2016, with an initial cargo handling capacity of two million TEU. The initial idea to construct the port was announced in June 2007. The environmental permit for the construction of the port has been realised and the construction WORKS began in October 2011. The first concrete for the port's quay wall was laid in July 2012. It is considered to be the largest port development project in the world to be built on unused land. It is expected that it will require an INVESTMENT of QAR 27bn ($7.4bn). The New Port Project (NPP) will also comprise of constructing a new naval base for t...
The Port of Prince Rupert is now Canada's second largest container handling facility The Fairview Container Terminal has upped its capacity by 50% The port can now handle the largest container ships in the world, thanks to massive Malacca cranes "They look like a large dinosaur in a sense. //SPLIT// They are 300 ft high and they can handle the largest container ships that ply the waters of the world." - Don Krusel, President and CEO of the Port of Prince Rupert Up until 10 years ago, Prince Rupert had never processed a single container Now it can load and unload ships that carry up to 20,000 The port employs 3,300 people directly and supports another 2,000 or so indirect jobs
Increased economic activity within the East African region is now opening up opportunities for freighting company's looking to meet the demand. Watch KTN Streaming LIVE from Kenya 24/7 on http://www.ktnkenya.tv Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnkenya Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnkenya
The recently appointed Kenya Ports Authority Managing Director, Catherine Mturi-Wairi said her priority was to make the facility a global communications and logistics hub. Speaking to NTV earlier today, she also revealed that KPA will continue to operate the recently completed Second Container Terminal, pending a court case challenging the process of picking a firm to operate it. Our Coast Reporter Peter Mwangangi now with an update of operations at the port. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter and like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya.
The Panama Canal Expansion will open new opportunities for international maritime trade. To offer an enhanced service to the maritime industry, the Panama Canal has among its new projects the development of a port in the area of Corozal to improve capacity in the Pacific side of the waterway. This project will increase the benefits of Panama’s geographical position by bring new possibilities to the larger vessels that will transit through the expanded Canal.
Port strategy | mexico on course to double port capacity. Mexico’s Programa Nacional de Infraestructura (PNI), or National Infrastructure Program, aims to double existing port capacity by the end of 2018. Currently, ports have a combined capacity of 470m tonnes, up from 260m tonnes when the plan was first introduced in 2012. The target for this year is to ...
My review of the suaoki 5 port mini hub containing 5 smart USB sockets. Each socket being able to adapt to the maximum safe charging current for the attached device. available on amazon.com http://amzn.to/1Xtzc68 and amazon.co.uk http://www.amazon.co.uk/Suaoki-Compact-Smallest-Technology-Motorola/dp/B00ZT9ZOJ4
Traffic estimates from the Kenyan government, suggest that by 2023, the port of Mombasa will run out of room to handle more cargo, at present growth rates. That's why an entirely new port is being built, some 200 kilometers north of Mombasa in Lamu, with road, air and rail links from it, to the horn of Africa, and East Africa. Earlier, I spoke to Silvester Kasuku, CEO of the LAPSSET Authority, and asked him how much all of this, will cost the Kenyan taxpayer Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica