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Canada's Allana Potash has announced that Djibouti's Ministry of Equipment and Transport through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (DPFZA) has commenced a prequalification process to select contractors for the construction of a new port at Tadjoura.

The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is to expand the Maasgeul channel at the Port of Rotterdam to reduce waiting times for ships entering the Port.

Westports Malaysia expects to spend just under MYR 3.2bn ($1.1bn) boosting capacity at its Port Klang facility. 

The Port of Rotterdam has awarded a €40m ($52.9m) contract to Van Oord and Besix to widen the Amazonehaven seaport to make vessel traffic control safer and more efficient.

China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) subsidiary Third Harbour Engineering Company (THEC) has won a berth construction contract worth RMB 179.5m ($28.5m) at the Lianyungang Port Area in China's Jiangsu province.

The Canadian government has announced that it will invest up to C$55m ($55.2m) in a new multi-user deep-water dock at the Port of Sept-Iles in Quebec while also contributing to its construction.

Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded Graham Construction the contract to design and build a new ro-ro terminal at the Port of Grimsby on the River Humber in the north of England.

Buckeye Partners subsidiary Buckeye Tank Terminals has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Chevron USA's liquid petroleum products terminal in New York Harbor for $260m cash.

Kerry Logistics has broken ground on the third-phase expansion of its multipurpose Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP) at Laem Chabang in Thailand.

Dredging International (Australia) has landed a contract worth A$1.1bn ($1.2bn) to dredge a 17 km approach channel, manoeuvring area, berth pockets and tug harbour for Chevron's new Wheatstone LNG project on the Pilbara coast in Western Australia.


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