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Rotterdam Expansion Will Increase Container Capacity by a Quarter

The Maritime Executive 26 Feb 2021
The first sections of the new dock wall are expected to be completed in late 2022 as the port works to increase capacity to deal with the expected continuing growth in container volumes ... million additional TEU increasing the port’s annual capacity by as much as 28 percent.
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Record High Container Contract Rates Here to Stay Predicts Xeneta

The Maritime Executive 26 Feb 2021
The demand for available containers is well-reported, as is congestion at ports (particularly in the US) and the disruption caused by coronavirus ... He points to the lines rescheduling capacity from the congested Southern California port as one opportunity to create efficiencies and create capacity which could impact rates.
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2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

Killeen Daily Herald 26 Feb 2021
Navy warships operating in the Mideast have been affected by the coronavirus, authorities said Friday, with one already at port in Bahrain and another heading to port now ... The ship is at port in Bahrain ... “The port visit and medical support have been coordinated with the host nation ...
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2 US Navy warships in the Middle East affected by coronavirus

Arab News 26 Feb 2021
Two US Navy warships operating in the Middle East have been affected by the coronavirus, authorities said Friday, with one already at port in Bahrain and another heading there now ... The ship is at port in Bahrain ... “The port visit and medical support have ...
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Container shipping rates high but unsustainable: Fitch

Beijing News 26 Feb 2021
A combination of rebounding demand for goods in 2H 2020, supply chain disruptions -- like container box shortages and port congestion -- and more strategic capacity management drove container freight rates up, especially on the routes from China to Europe and the United States.
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Haldia Petrochemicals mulls 50% capacity hike

The Telegraph India 25 Feb 2021
Haldia Petrochemicals has proposed to expand its capacity by 50 per cent, entailing an investment of Rs 8,500 crore ... At present, HPL has an installed capacity of 700,000 TPA ... The port has allotted 6 acres for the project ... The company started commercial production from 2001 at the port town Haldia with 420,000 TPA capacity.
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Five reforms to expect as Nigerian ports begin electronic call-up

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
This would remove human intervention in the process of managing truck movement in and out of the ports ... Here, all international shipping liners that are doing business in Nigerian ports are expected to provide holding-bay that would have the capacity to sit 65 percent of the volume of container it brings into the country annually.
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Five reforms to expect as Lagos ports begin electronic call-up

Business Day Online 25 Feb 2021
This would remove human intervention in the process of managing truck movement in and out of the ports ... Here, all international shipping liners that are doing business in Nigerian ports are expected to provide holding-bay that would have the capacity to sit 65 percent of the volume of container it brings into the country annually.
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Kenya's port cargo volumes peak amid easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Sina 25 Feb 2021
25 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Mombasa port has witnessed steady growth in import volumes for both general and containerized ... For the last one week, the port had an average population of 17,000 TEUs against its holding capacity of 41,000 TEUs, Salim said.
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Prices soar for Braves spring training tickets amid scarce supply

Atlanta Journal 25 Feb 2021
Ticket prices are soaring on the secondary market for Braves spring training games as a result of reduced capacity at CoolToday Park in North Port, Fla ... The Braves have said they plan to limit the seating capacity of CoolToday Park to about 1,800.
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Calcutta Port Trust embarks on projects to enhance cargo handling capacities

The Telegraph India 25 Feb 2021
Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port, formerly Calcutta Port Trust (CPT), is embarking on multiple projects to enhance cargo handling capacities in Calcutta and Haldia ... When completed, they would enable the port to handle an additional 10 million tonnes of cargo ... At present, coal is the most significant cargo for the port.
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Port of Longview updates master plan with focus on growth, rail lines

TDN 25 Feb 2021
Port CEO Dan Stahl said the port revises the master plan about once per decade, ... The port has three port-operated marine terminals, terminals 6, 7 and 8 ... New goals developed by the port staff include developing a flexible operating model to handle different cargos and customers, adding rail capacity and working closely with unions to market the port.
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Tesla scales back Model 3 output amid supply chain woes

Detroit news 25 Feb 2021
Tesla is battling supply-chain issues due to backlogs at ports and severe snow storms affecting ground transport, according to another person familiar with the matter ... Tesla has said capacity issues at ports and semiconductor shortages are affecting its supply chain.
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