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PD Ports has significantly increased the volume of containers it can handle at Teesport with the installation of new multi-million pound cranes, offering global shipping lines direct access to UK Northern markets.

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Dubai/Cyprus, 25 April, 2016: DP World and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus have today entered into two separate concession agreements for the commercialisation of activities within Limassol port, Cyprus.

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The European Commission's Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) concept is designed to improve the connectivity across the whole of Europe and into Africa and Eurasia.

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Panama City, Panama, April 18, 2016 – Today, the Panama Canal began accepting transit reservations for Neopanamax vessels for commercial transits through the Expanded Canal starting on June 27, 2016.

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Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has been selected as Siemens’ assembly location and installation base, as part of works on the 56 turbine offshore Galloper Wind Farm project.

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The port of Antwerp handled 53,265,552 tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, 3.9% more than in the same period last year. The container volume in TEU did particularly well with growth of 4.6%, while liquid bulk rose to new heights with growth of 10.6%. Overall, last month was the best month ever recorded in the port of Antwerp in terms of freight volume handled.

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Ecocem Ireland has upped its export capacity with the launch of its first UK-based bulk import terminal along the Manchester Ship Canal.
The terminal which represents a £2million investment has been developed in partnership with Peel Ports, to help Ireland’s premier manufacturer of high performance, low carbon cement capitalise on the booming UK construction market.

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Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:48

Port Incentivizes Energy Efficiency

Tenant equipment rebate program begins just before Earth Day

The Port of Long Beach is launching a new program offering its tenants rebates to encourage them to replace outdated, polluting and inefficient electrical equipment with energy-efficient technology.

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Associated British Ports (ABP) South Wales has announced a £2 million investment in a 0.5 MW wind turbine for the Port of Swansea.

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Bunnik, the Netherlands, 14 April 2016 – BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curaçao. BAM International is a specialist near-shore product global constructor. The contract value amounts to US$29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of US$43 million (€38 million) that Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. is realising with ‘Rif Seaport Curaçao’- Masterplan 2014-2016. The plan is of importance for the further growth of cruise tourism to Curaçao.

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