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 ESSAR Ports of India has nearly doubled its net profit year-on-year for Q2FY13 on the back of higher volumes and revenue.

HAMBURG’s port business association has called for an overhaul of planning laws in Germany to allow for speedier legal decision-making on key infrastructure projects deemed essential for the competitiveness of the economy.

PORT operator DP World will use Caltex biodiesel blends at its West Swanson Terminal in Australia as part of efforts to reduce the Port of Melbourne's carbon footprint.

WESTPORTS Malaysia has hired three banks to coordinate what will be an up-to $500m IPO, industry sources said on Thursday.

NEW industry data has revealed that the number of RTG container cranes delivered worldwide in 2011 fell to almost half the amount delivered in 2009, when 671 rubber-tyred gantry cranes were supplied to port terminals.

LIEBHERR Container Cranes Ltd has consolidated its position as a leading supplier in the RTG crane market, with the company more than tripling RTG deliveries last year, the crane maker said on Wednesday.

AMID a renewed focus on the potential of US exports, a new US Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness will start work next week, U.S. Commerce Secretary, Rebecca Blank has announced.

CMA CGM, the debt-ridden French liner and operator, is holding talks with a number of Asian-based port operator bidders over the sale of its terminals subsidiary, Terminal Link, Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM’s CEO said on Wednesday.

Port Finance International's CHT Brazil conference summary: Brazil is taking new strides towards the automation of port terminals, leaving container handling technology experts eager to know which step the country will next take.

CHINESE refinery giant, Sinopec has entered into a joint-venture with  Geneva based, independent oil trader, Mercuria to acquire half of Mercuria's subsidiary, Vesta Terminals B.V.


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