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The Port of Felixstowe has received its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes from ZPMC to help it handle multiple mega-vessels simultaneously.

Work will begin before the end of the year on Mauritania's first deepwater port in the city of Nouadhibou.

Gulftainer-operated Khorfakkan Container Terminal Welcomes CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery, One of the Largest Containerships in the World.

Since its opening in December 2016, Qatar’s Hamad Port has been on a growth trajectory, with monthly volumes increasing by more than twofold, the port’s figures show.

Yilport has progressed with its first investment in a North American port to strengthen its status as a global terminal operator.

The Japanese container shipping alliance Ocean Network Express (ONE) has launched its first container ship, the 14,000-TEU ONE Minato from Imabari Shipbuilding in Japan.

Okskaya Sudoverf (a company of UCL Holding) has laid down the fifth and the sixth non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 (Hulls No 4105 and No 4106) under the order of State Transport Leasing Company (STLC PJSC).

Towage company KOTUG has become the majority owner of KT Maritime Services Australia after acquiring Teekay's stake in KTM.

Yilport Holding will invest in facilities and equipment upgrades at the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi as part of a lease agreement with the Mississippi State Port Authority.

China Cosco Shipping Vice Chairman, Huang Xiaowen, has confirmed that the acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is set to be completed by the end of June 2018.


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