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Italian bunkering and liquid bulk storage company Decal SPA has obtained approval this week from Antaq – the National Agency for Waterborne transport in Brazil – to move ahead with a project to spend  Reais283 million ($86.43 million) on expanding its existing liquid bulk terminal in the northeast Brazilian port of Suape.

Hamad Port will launch and add new service lines with Europe and Southeast Asia in the coming days, its director Captain Abdul Aziz al-Yafei has said.

The latest round of dockworker strikes in Spain has cost the country EUR 110 million (USD 123 million), Spanish Ministry of Public Works said.

Following the arrival of the MOL Triumph (20,170 TEU) on 19 May and the Madrid Maersk (20,568 TEU) on the morning of Monday 12 June, the OOCL Hong Kong is expected to arrive in Rotterdam on the afternoon of Friday 23 June.

French liner company CMA CGM has signed a binding deal with Danish counterpart Maersk Line to acquire Mercosul Line that operates in Brazil's domestic container shipping market.

dpworldKazakhstan at the crossroads of trade– efficient multimodal transport will be key, says DP World Group Chairman

logo poDubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 June, 2017: DP World fully owned subsidiary, P&O Maritime today announces its acquisition of Reyser (Remolques y Servicios Maritimos, S.L.) a Spanish company providing maritime services internationally since 1966, from Bergé y Cía, S.A.*. The transaction value is below 5% of DP World’s net asset value**.

  • logo hhlaChairwoman of the Executive Board, Angela Titzrath:
    Ideal Location at the Heart of Europe
  • Facility has Capacity to Handle 250 Trains a Month
  • Trimodal Use (Rail, Road, Danube) Possible

The oft afflicted Brazilian port of Itajai, the second biggest for containers in Brazil, finally opened on Friday to container ships for the first time in nearly three weeks after heavy rains and unsafe currents caused major disruptions and heavy financial losses for shippers, carriers and terminal operators alike.

Dynamar B.V. of Alkmaar, The Netherlands, has recently issued another report in its Container Markets and Trades series: the fourth biennial edition of the “East & Southern Africa (worldwide) Container Trades”. Salient details and some of the interesting findings of the study are discussed in this review.


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