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Brazilian Operator Suspends Live Export

By MarEx 2018-01-20 16:28:56

A port operator in Santos, Brazil, said on Friday it will suspend live export shipments. State-run Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo wrote a letter to a congressman about the decision.    Santos resumed the shipment of live...

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Yemeni Port Volumes Not Enough to Prevent Famine

By MarEx 2018-01-18 19:25:00

International charity Oxfam warned Thursday that over the past month, Yemen's Red Sea ports have only handled about half the amount of food cargo needed to supply the war-torn country's population.  The Saudi coalition backing the government in Yemen's civil...

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Customs Agents Bust Smugglers on Miami River

By MarEx 2018-01-18 18:04:00

A Customs and Border Patrol unit with the service's Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team at PortMiami has seized another shipment of cocaine from a vessel on the Miami River, a hot-spot for drug trafficking. The team found 225 bags of cocaine...

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Construction Starts on TurkStream Receiving Terminal

By MarEx 2018-01-18 16:56:03

South Stream Transport officially started construction of the receiving terminal of the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline on Wednesday. TurkStream is a new export gas pipeline stretching from Russia to Turkey across the Black Sea. The first string of the pipeline...

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More Security Planned for Calais

By MarEx 2018-01-18 15:08:03

The U.K. Government has announced it will commit an extra £44.5 million ($62 million) on extra CCTV, fencing and infra-red technology on Channel border security in Calais. Speaking on Thursday from Sandhurst Military Academy with French President Emmanuel Macron, British...

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COSCO's Latest Port is 1,600 Miles Inland

By MarEx 2018-01-18 12:44:02

The Chinese and Russian railway systems run on two different track gauges: in China, the standard dimension of four feet 8.5 inches wide is used, but in Russia, the lines are built to five feet. The three-inch difference means that Chinese...

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Boom Times for Russia's Arctic Ports

By MarEx 2018-01-18 10:31:14

Arctic seaports are booming as shipping on the Northern Sea Route reached new high last year. In 2017, a record 9.74 million tons of goods were transported along the route, with only 194,364 tons shipped to transit the route. Grain,...

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Video: Port of Onahama Receives Giant Ship Unloader

By MarEx 2018-01-18 03:54:23

This month, the heavy lift ship Happy Star transported a giant continuous ship unloader from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Onahama, Japan. The unloader will allow the terminal to unload coal quickly and inprove turn times for arriving bulkers.  Continuous unloaders can...

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Helsinki Becomes Europe's Busiest Passenger Port

By MarEx 2018-01-17 10:59:25

In 2017, Helsinki grew to become the busiest passenger port in Europe with 12.3 million passengers.  Passenger numbers continued to increase on the Helsinki-Tallinn route in particular, reflecting the development of...

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Video Highlights Value of U.K. Ports

By MarEx 2018-01-17 10:28:24

The British Ports Association (BPA) has launched a video highlighting the importance of ports to the U.K.’s economy. The film uses new economic impact study data produced for Maritime UK – an umbrella group promoting the industry – to highlight...

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