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NorSea Group, a Norwegian provider of logistic support for offshore activities, is enhancing its presence on Scottish coasts. After announcing a “major investment” in Scrabster Harbour in Caithness, it now wants to establish itself “in additional strategic ports within the next two years.”

Odfjell Terminals has expressed its intent to purchase Chem-Marine Corporation, which controls a site adjacent to its tank terminal in North Charleston, South Carolina, USA. The acquisition has an estimated value below$ 10 million.

The Port of Vancouver USA has approved a 10-year lease with the Tesoro-Savage Joint Venture (TSJV) for a crude oil handling facility at the port.

Antwerp Port Authority today announced that the European Commission has approved its application for a subsidy for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas).

The Port of Vancouver USA has said that its Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday to consider a lease with the Tesoro-Savage Joint Venture (TSJV) for a crude oil handling facility.

The Swedish port of Gothenburg says that it hopes to open a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in 2015 after the European Commission recommended that the project receive a 305 million kronor (€35.5M) funding from the EU.

Odfjell Terminals Europe has signed a site reservation protocol to develop a bulk liquid terminal in the French port of Le Havre, in the mouth of the river Seine.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it is lending €87 million to Klaipedos Nafta for the construction and operation of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import facility located in the port of Klaipeda, in Lithuania.

New Zealand-based oil company Z Energy has said that it has received resource consent for an additional 10 million litres of bulk fuel storage at the Port of Tauranga at Mount Maunganui, but it hasn’t committed to the investment yet.

The Danish port of Esbjerg has officially opened its new Østhavn (East Harbour), a 650,000 square metre expansion which it hopes will help consolidate its leading position as a North Sea port for the wind turbine industry and increase its potential to develop other business areas.


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