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Ramaphosa calls on private sector to invest in Port of Durban

Independent online (SA) 20 Apr 2021
He said the investment would be required to expand the port's capacity for container handling from 2.9 million units to more than 11 million units a year ... “This will completely transform the port, expanding its capacity for container handling from 2.9 million units to more than 11 million units.”.
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Port Canaveral Releases Plan for SpaceX’s Crew-2 Manned Launch Viewing on April 22

Space Coast Daily 20 Apr 2021
(Port Canaveral image) ... from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center north of the Port ... (Port Canaveral image) ... Electronic signs on the state’s highways and on Port Canaveral roadways and intersections will advise motorists of road restrictions, as well as when parking capacity has been reached at designated parking areas.
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Pandemic demand snarls shipping traffic

Capital Press 20 Apr 2021
Looking at overseas transportation, shipping slowdowns, port delays, a shortage of containers and labor issues are all challenging overseas trade, he said. On average, ships at the Port of Los Angeles are taking eight or more days to get unloaded, he said ... ports, and companies are racing to add container capacity, he said.
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New fireboat stations aim to keep the Port of Long Beach safe

Press Telegram 20 Apr 2021
Construction crews were working Monday on final touches to the new Long Beach Fire Station 15, which also will be home to one of two fireboats that operate out of the Port of Long Beach ... For example, he said, roughly 10 years ago, the largest ships that came to Long Beach had a capacity of about 8,000, 20-foot containers.
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Force majeure declared at Libya’s Hariga port

Splash24/7 20 Apr 2021
Hariga port, located in the east of the country, has a crude oil export capacity of 120,000 ...
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Permission given for expansion of Kishorn dry dock

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
Plans to extend the dry dock at Kishorn Port in Wester Ross have been approved by Highland councillors. The operators said the development would increase the yard's capacity by more than 50%. Kishorn Port Ltd said it would be able to decommission larger marine structures - including ships up to 250m (820ft) long.
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Stakeholders urge Ogra to grant construction licences for LNG terminals

Dawn 20 Apr 2021
It took up two separate petitions for grant of licence for construction and establishment of LNG re-gasification terminals including all allied facilities at Port Qasim, Karachi ... The terminal will have tie-in facility with Sui Southern Gas Pipeline network at Port Qasim.
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Maersk launches double-stacked train 'Automotive Express' for auto sector

Live Mint 20 Apr 2021
“GatewayRail is excited to jointly launch the new ‘Automotive Express’ with Maersk that connects customers to their global import and export destinations through the MECL and FI3 services at APM Terminals Pipavav Port ... Pipavav Port for exports and return with import cargo.
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Yantai port maps out five LNG terminal projects by 2025

Seatrade Maritime News 19 Apr 2021
At the initial stage, Xigang port area of Yantai port will construct a berth 266,000 cu m LNG berth and one 50,000 c m LNG berth, with a designed annual handling capacity of 5.9m tons per year ... Meanwhile the terminal in Longkou port area will start to build a ...
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Port Canaveral Releases Parking Plan for April 22 Manned SpaceX Launch Viewing

Space Coast Daily 19 Apr 2021
from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center north of the Port ... Electronic signs on the state’s highways and on Port Canaveral roadways and intersections will advise motorists of road restrictions, as well as when parking capacity has been reached at designated parking areas ... Lot will close when 100% vehicle capacity is reached.
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Auckland ship congestion affecting Port of Tauranga

Fresh Plaza 19 Apr 2021
“We have been operating at close to capacity since September last year due to problems and severe congestion at Ports of Auckland ... Rochelle says that at the moment the Port of Tauranga container terminal is operating at more than ...
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Ramaphosa reflects on his visit to the Port of Durban

Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2021
These include the deepening of the Maydon Wharf channel to allow larger, modern vessels to enter the port, the infill of Pier 1 and Pier 2 ... This will completely transform the port, expanding its capacity for container handling from 2.9 million units to more than 11 million units.
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Dublin Port ‘losing out’ to Northern Ireland post Brexit

Irish Independent 19 Apr 2021
Dublin Port is losing out to its Northern Irish competitors as a result of Brexit ... Dublin Port’s chief executive, Eamonn O’Reilly, said the “dislocation” of volumes to Northern Irish ports is “worrying” ... Dublin Port will hit capacity within 20 years Vaccine passports and Covid-19 tests to help battered cruise liner industry bounce back.
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Cargo volumes plummet at Dublin Port due to Brexit effect

The Irish Times 19 Apr 2021
Brexit triggered a major reduction in cargo volumes at Dublin Port in the first quarter of this year ... Dublin Port Company is undertaking three major infrastructural projects as part of its Project 2040 plan, which will double the existing port’s capacity to 77 million tonnes a year.
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Dublin Say Brexit Caused Strong Volume Declines in First Quarter 2021

The Maritime Executive 19 Apr 2021
The port of Dublin experienced a significant decline in volumes during the first quarter attributed to the effects of Brexit ... The declines experienced in the first quarter comes as the Dublin Port Company was undertaking infrastructure programs designed to double the port’s capacity by 2040.
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