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British Ports Association Welcomes Trade Facilitation Focus of Brexit White Paper

 The British Ports Association has welcomed the Government’s Brexit White Paper which outlines the UK’s aims for a future economic relationship with the EU.    Included in the White Paper is the much

India to Roll-out USD 156 mln Vizag Port Projects

 Nitin Gadkari, Indian Minister of Shipping will inaugurate five port projects worth INR  1062 Crores (USD 156 mln ) in Vishakhapatnam today (Friday).    The projects to be inaugurated include upgradation of existing iron ore handling facility at Outer Harbour of Vizag Port.

North P&I Club, 24Vision Sign Partnership Agreement

 North P&I Club and 24Vision announced today that they have entered into a partnership agreement, with effect from 1 July 2018, to provide P&I insurance to charterers and small ship operators.   As part of 24Vision’s wider service proposition to their marine industry clients,

Intermodal Transport System Essential to Port Efficiency -NIMASA DG

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said that for any country to achieve efficiency at its ports, intermodal transport system is an essential factor to consider.

MSC Cruises Plans New Terminal at PortMiami

MSC Cruises is eyeing further growth in the North American with a new expansion project in Miami, the cruise line’s exclusive homeport in the U.S. The company announced it has signed an agreement for

OTCGH Announces Freight Forward Curves

OTC Global Holdings LP (OTCGH), an independent interdealer broker in over-the-counter commodities, has announced the availability of its latest data product, Freight Forward Curves powered by EOXLive.

W&O Opens New Office in Singapore

W&O opened a new office in Singapore, signaling its expansion in the Asia Pacific region. The company said the move into Singapore is an important milestone in expanding the global support network for its customers,

Krishnapatnam Port Commissions New Cranes

Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT); a deep drafted container terminal on India's east coast, announced the commissioning of five new Electrical Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes (e-RTGC).Krishnapatnam

MarAd: Buzby in Hanoi for Meetings

On July 11-12, 2018, Maritime Administrator Mark Buzby met with ‎the Vietnam Maritime Administration\\'s (VINAMARINE) Administrator Dr. Nguyen Xuan Sang and Deputy Administrator Dr. Bui Thien Thu in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Cargo Ships De-listed After Crimea Grain Trades

At least two countries have struck cargo vessels off their registries in recent weeks after the ships were involved in transporting grains from Crimea to Syria, maritime officials told Reuters.Crimea

US Oil Exports to India Soar Ahead of Iran Sanctions

U.S. crude oil exports to India hit a record in June and so far this year are almost double last year's total as the Asian nation's refiners move to replace supplies from Iran and Venezuela in a win for the Trump administration.

DP World Threatens Legal Action Over Djibouti Port Row

DP World threatened legal action against Djibouti after the government of the Horn of Africa nation ended a contract this year with the Dubai-owned firm for running a port facility, the company's spokesman said on Thursday.