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Botswana is interested in reactivating the Techobanine deep-water port project in Matutuíne district, Maputo province, believing that it is a viable facility for its imports and exports, said President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi in Maputo on Monday.

Purely Electrical Portal Crane

  • Liebherr launches first purely electrical port crane
  • Electric motor engines with precise and continuous drive characteristics
  • Higher bulk turnover than comparable electrical driven cranes in the market

South Africa's Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has signed a deal with KwaZulu Cruise Terminal (KCT) that will see the delivery of a new cruise facility in the Port of Durban by October 2020.

The Georgia Port Authority (GPA) achieved a 14% growth in container volumes, moving 355,208 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU).

China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) will invest $800m to build an underground road network to Sri Lanka's $1.4bn Port City, according to a government minister.

The share price of OOIL has dropped due to investor "anxiety" over worsening China-US trade ties which may affect regulatory approvals for a COSCO takeover deal, according to global shipping analyst Alphaliner.

Despite the high volumes of goods that require transport, the development and integration of ports in Africa's wider logistic chains remains uneven

Emergency dredging of the access channel, quays and manoeuvring basins of the port of Beira is due to be completed this week after work over the last six months resulted in the removal of about 3 million cubic metres of sediment, said the chief executive of Mozambican rail and port management company Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique – Centro.

Belgium-based Fluxys has taken over the concession in the port of Antwerp to make liquefied natural gas (LNG) available as an alternative fuel for ships and barges.

Public Notice to those Considering Building, Managing, or Operating a Port in Djibouti of the Validity of the Concession Agreement for the Doraleh Container Terminal in Djibouti


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