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The government of the Philippines introduced new laws this week which will see an end to cabotage charges currently in place under the country’s 50 year old Cabotage Law.

Published in Features / Interviews

Indian logistics firm Adani Group expects to sign the concession agreement for the proposed $1.2 billion Vizhinjam deepwater port project as early as August 17th and begin work on November 1st, its executive director Karan Adani has said.

Published in Regulation and Policy

Investors in Russia’s Far Eastern port projects are set to receive a fillip after the government approved a reported $242 million of subsidies to help expand capacity and drive growth.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 15:11

SLPA seeks bids for $400m Hambantota Port

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has reportedly approved a $400 million project to develop a dockyard at the country’s Hambantota Port.

Published in Emerging Economies

Indian engineering conglomerate JSW Infrastructure plans to invest $315 million over the next two years to double cargo handling capacity at its ports, according to comments from its chief executive BVJK Sharma.

Published in Energy Ports

The Philippines’ Bureau of Customs (BOC) has vowed to end congestion at the Port of Manila with a renewed focus on economic stimulus and market driven support.

Published in Features / Interviews

The Port of Karaikal on India’s east coast is at the centre of talks for a planned $393 million LNG terminal with interest already expressed by three international investment firms.

Published in Energy Ports

As Greece faces yet more eleventh hour negotiation over debt repayments and the potential that it may be forced to leave the European Union the effect on the country’s port sector looks set to be substantial.

Published in Features / Interviews

Construction firm IJM Corporation has been awarded a 30 year concession to develop, operate, and manage Kuantan port in Pahang on the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. The firm has also been approved to develop a new $800 million deepwater terminal at the port.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Friday, 05 June 2015 16:13

APMT commits to Poti mega-port project

Container terminal operating firm APM Terminal has backed further development at its Port of Poti site on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. The multi-million dollar project is designed to create  a mega-port that will act as a “prominent gateway” for Black Sea, Mediterranean and Central Asian trade.

Published in Finance Deals


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