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India Announces $82B Port Infrastructure Plan

By The Maritime Executive 03-02-2021 10:25:00

India's government has announced a long term $82 billion plan to invest in the nation's seaports. Speaking at the Maritime...

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British Ports Call for Government Backing for Shore Power

By The Maritime Executive 03-02-2021 09:46:00

Government investment in shore power infrastructure has the potential to greatly reduce carbon emissions and air pollution, accord...

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Santos Completes Major Expansion to Handle Larger Containerships

By The Maritime Executive 03-02-2021 07:37:33

The Port of Santos, Brazil announced that it has received permission to substantially increase the size of containerships arriving...

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Long-Awaited LNG Bunkering Barge Arrives in Port Canaveral

By The Maritime Executive 03-01-2021 03:46:00

The long-anticipated LNG bunkering barge Q-LNG 4000 has arrived in Port Canaveral, Florida, accompanied by its dedicated tug, the...

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Rotterdam Expansion Will Increase Container Capacity by a Quarter

By The Maritime Executive 02-25-2021 06:22:57

The Port of Rotterdam Authority awarded contracts for the expansion of its harbor facilities with the potential to increase by mor...

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Europe’s Largest Drug Bust: 25 Tons Seized in Hamburg and Antwerp

By The Maritime Executive 02-25-2021 03:23:16

German, Belgian, and Dutch authorities working in concert completed what they are calling Europe’s largest cocaine seizure a...

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Congestion in Southern California Spreads to Other West Coast Ports

By The Maritime Executive 02-24-2021 05:13:12

The congestion issues at the Southern California ports are also impacting the operations of other ports along the Pacific Coast. T...

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Antwerp Tests Autonomous Drones for Port Monitoring and Security

By The Maritime Executive 02-24-2021 03:20:19

The Port of Antwerp is expanding its testing of autonomous drones to monitor activity and maintain safety across the port complex....

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Port Call Optimization: Two Sides of the Same Coin

By Mikael Lind et al. 02-24-2021 12:02:40

[By Mikael Lind, RISE (Research institutes of Sweden), Hanane Becha, UN/CEFACT, André Simha, MSC (Mediterranean Shippi...

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Court Replaces Lead Investigator for Port of Beirut Blast

By The Maritime Executive 02-22-2021 08:49:00

Judge Fadi Sawan, who has led the investigation into the cause of the massive blast at the Port of Beirut last August, has been re...

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