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Rio 2017

21 – 22 June 2017,
Rio de Janeiro

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Thirty-three new tractor units and trailers have arrived at the Port of Liverpool to serve its existing Royal Seaforth Container Terminal and the new Liverpool2 development.

Ports America, the largest U.S. stevedore and terminal operating company and the current operator of Florida’s Port Tampa Bay Container Terminal, has signed an amended container agreement that will be valid through May 2046. In a signing ceremony on July 22, the company also agreed to a new breakbulk concession of five years, which includes two one-year extension options.

Expanding gateway port to serve eastern regions of Canada and USA

22nd consecutive win demonstrates leadership of DP World’s flagship facility: Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem

  • Work on 1,100 m berth in full swing; to be completed by December 2016
  • Expansion project to come up at an investment of Rs 750 crore. Existing investment of
    Rs 2,450 crore to take the total investment in Hazira port to Rs 3,200 crore
  • Post expansion, cargo handling capacity to increase to 50 MTPA from existing 30 MTPA.
  • 80% increase in traffic in Q1 FY17 to 4.4 MT, as against 2.4 MT in the corresponding
    quarter in the previous fiscal. Cargo handling at port is expected to reach 24 MT in FY17

Panama City, Panama, July 25, 2016 — Today, the Panama Canal marked another milestone with the transit of the first-ever liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier through its expanded locks.

Dubai/ UAE, Tuesday 26 July 2016: – DP World Limited handled 31.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first half of 2016, with gross container volumes growing by 2.5% on a reported basis, and up 1.2% on a like-for-like basis.

MOU to explore growth opportunities in Taiwan’s port infrastructure to enhance the country’s trade potential and economic prospects

Last week Antwerp Port Authority signed a collaboration agreement with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority which controls the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran. Bandar Abbas accounts for 90% of the in- and outgoing containers of Iran and for nearly half of the 200 million tonnes of freight handled by the 11 Iranian ports put together. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed at the headquarters of the Ports & Maritime Organisation in Teheran which is responsible for managing these 11 ports. The agreement runs for a period of five years, after which it can be renewed.


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