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India's long-running plan to upgrade and operate maritime facilities at the Chabahar port in Iran critical to its energy transportation interests faces fresh delays after an initial bidding process to select a private operator for the project proved futile despite vigorous government efforts to spur interest.

Peel Ports Group, owner of the Port of Liverpool, has pressed the button on the second phase of its expansion programme at Liverpool2, already one of the world's most modern shipping terminals. The company is to invest in equipment and port infrastructure works to expand the terminal and introduce further leading-edge port technology solutions.

As a startup of the investments, two state-of-the-art Mobile Harbor Cranes sent to Ecuador's Puerto Bolivar container terminal. The cranes arrived at their destination on the 21st of May, the expert team of YILPORT merged its experience with long-term know how disciple and completed testing.

Container terminal services for Occitanie region

The Dutch competition watchdog said on Wednesday it was investigating a possible illegal, price-fixing cartel by fuel companies in ports in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Israel: a strategic market in the Mediterranean area for Research & Innovation investments, agritech business and port logistics

Jan De Nul Group's offshore jack-up vessel Vole au vent installed the very last blade of the last wind turbine at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland. "The installation team did a fantastic safe and efficient job. We installed all ten 4.2 MW turbines within the contractual time frame" says Peter De Pooter, Manager Offshore Renewables at Jan De Nul Group.

PARIS – Total and the National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC) have signed a 20-year contract for the development of and production from Phase 11 of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.

Although the political turmoil continues in Brasilia, waterborne cargo movement in Brazil still managed to grow during the first quarter of this year and Brazilian ports will need to invest more to keep up with expected future increases.

What Total's $4.8 billion investment means for Iran

  • Iran signs deal with France's Total and China's CNPC to develop its South Par gas field.
  • The deal is the first since sanctions were lifted in early 2016.
  • A consortium of Indian businesses have made a bid for another of Iran's gas fields.


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