Increased investment in Morocco’s port sector has helped drive up volumes of exports to Brazil, with authorities at the Brazilian Port of Rio Grande reporting that Morocco ranked second-highest for imports to the port in the first half of 2015, accounting for 340,390 tonnes.
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi along with officials from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have backed an ambitious $75 billion programme of investment to develop a number of port projects as well as wider transport infrastructure and defence.
Authorities in the Chinese coastal province of Zhejiang have announced plans to integrate five major ports in the region under a single platform in a bid to optimize port operations, according to local news agency Caixin.
German technology developer LASE Industrielle Lasertechnik has launched a new monitoring system designed to improve safety and reduces damage claims when handling container traffic at ports.
CSA Global and HKND sign agreement to good choice map $50bn Nicaragua project
Plans to develop the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal project progressed this week with the signing of an agreement between Australian consultants CSA Global and HKND Group, which is managing the project to, to conduct detailed aerial mapping.