Construction of Kenya’s Lamu port project is due to start next month, according to the country’s president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Port operator Pelindo II is reportedly exploring options to raise around $1.1 billion to build and operate five new ports across Indonesia by 2019.
Construction of a new deepwater berth at the Port of Cromarty Firth and reclamation of nine acres of surrounding seabed has started as part of a £24 million development at the site in the north of Scotland.
Malaysian shipping firm Hubline Bhd has announced its intention to withdraw from the container shipping industry to focus more on breakbulk cargo.The company cited overcapacity in the market and difficult economic operating conditions as the main drivers behind the decision.
Containerised power technology is set transform port based shipping operations in future, according to developer Schneider Electric.
The Japanese Government is to provide a grant of $19 million to Pakistan to improve port security at the Port of Qasim and the Port of Karachi as well as installation of energy efficiency systems in Lahore.