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Prumo Logística today announced that it expects Açu Port, in Brazil, to start “its operations with vessels in the canal at Terminal 2 in the next days.”

Rostec and Shenhua are to invest up to $10 billion in a coal mine project that will include the construction of a transshipment terminal in the Russian Far East, Port Vera.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation has entered into an agreement with the Port of Portland, Oregon to develop a propane export terminal through an expected capital investment of approximately $500 million.

The Port Metro Vancouver authority has approved a 4million tonne coal export terminal for the west coast port at Fraser Surrey Docks (FSD). The terminal is set to begin operations in the third quarter of 2015 and is expected to cost $15 million.

Construction contractor BAM today reports that it has started building an LNG jetty in the Jordanian port of Aqaba.

The first pile has been driven for the construction of the petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone, reports today BAM International.

Mitsubishi Corporation yesterday announced that it will establish a diesel import terminal at Port Bonython in South Australia. Construction costs are estimated at A$110 million ($104M).

The Port of Antwerp today announced that it handled more than 98 million tonnes of freight in the first half of 2014. Compared with the same period last year, the Belgian port registered a 2.7% volume growth, mainly fuelled by containers (+4.0%) and liquid bulk (+4.0%).

The Antwerp Port Authority says that it is “extremely pleased” with ExxonMobil’s decision to invest more than $1 billion in its refinery in the Belgian port.

Palermo Tanks, a joint venture between Grupo Coremar and Zenith Energy, is investing approximately $50 million in the construction of a multi-product liquids terminal in the Colombian port of Barranquilla.

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