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SmartPortsBCN: COVID-19 to usher in new 'golden age' of technological innovation SmartPortsBCN: COVID-19 to usher in new ‘golden age’ of technological innovation
DP World unveils berth expansion at Caucedo DP World unveils berth expansion at Caucedo
Seoul summons liners as red-hot transpacific market worries exporters Seoul summons liners as red-hot transpacific market worries exporters
Seafarers Caught in Political Limbo as China Closes Coal Port Seafarers Caught in Political Limbo as China Closes Coal Port
Stockholm Opens Ro-Ro Terminal as Next Phase in New Port Operations Stockholm Opens Ro-Ro Terminal as Next Phase in New Port Operations
Abu Dhabi buys into Louis Dreyfus Abu Dhabi buys into Louis Dreyfus
Shipping Livestock to China is Goal of Sudan's $140 Million Port Shipping Livestock to China is Goal of Sudan’s $140 Million Port
Shanghai first port in the world to handle more than 4m teu in a month Shanghai first port in the world to handle more than 4m teu in a month
Port of Antwerp to survey operations with drones Port of Antwerp to survey operations with drones
Valencia retains place as best connected port in Spain Valencia retains place as best connected port in Spain
DP World faces Shreyas shareholder opposition to acquisition DP World faces Shreyas shareholder opposition to acquisition
Hapag-Lloyd to upgrade its EMX service Hapag-Lloyd to upgrade its EMX service
Copenhagen Port Participates in Carbon Capture and Storage Project Copenhagen Port Participates in Carbon Capture and Storage Project
Zim Launches Historic Service Linking Haifa and UAE Ports Zim Launches Historic Service Linking Haifa and UAE Ports
China opens up 10 ports for foreign crew changes China opens up 10 ports for foreign crew changes
Global unity needed to recover from crisis Global unity needed to recover from crisis
UAE Freighter Docks in Israel's Haifa Port First Time Since Peace Deal Signed, Netanyahu Says UAE Freighter Docks in Israel's Haifa Port First Time Since Peace Deal Signed, Netanyahu Says
Vale forming joint venture with Ningbo port Vale forming joint venture with Ningbo port
Australian miners seek alternatives to Manila for crew as repeat Covid flare-ups hit Port Hedland Australian miners seek alternatives to Manila for crew as repeat Covid flare-ups hit Port Hedland
Developing Mega Container Port in Saudi Arabia Developing Mega Container Port in Saudi Arabia
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SmartPortsBCN: COVID-19 to usher in new ‘golden age’ of technological innovation

That was the sentiment during the Smart Ports: Piers of the Future event in Barcelona during a session on innovative technologies and how they might change the way ports work.

DP World unveils berth expansion at Caucedo

The expansion adds 450 meters of berth. Three Super Post Panamax and 5 RTG cranes have already been installed, the most sophisticated and robust equipment on the market. Next month a further Super Post Panamax crane and 5 additional RTG cranes will be added.

Seoul summons liners as red-hot transpacific market worries exporters

With transpacific freight rates hitting extraordinary highs and shippers struggling to find slots on crowded boxships, the South Korean government has waded in, determined that carriers do not skip the peninsula in favour of neighbouring China.

Seafarers Caught in Political Limbo as China Closes Coal Port

A group of Indian seafarers has found themselves among a growing number of crew trapped aboard their ships off the coast of China according to an appeal from the Indian maritime union.

Stockholm Opens Ro-Ro Terminal as Next Phase in New Port Operations

Stockholm marked a key step in the continuing efforts to scale-up operations at its new port with the opening of its new ro-ro terminal. Stockholm Norvik Port is the Baltic’s new deep-sea port for container and ro-ro operations strategically placed for easy access by ships and close to the population centers of Sweden.

Abu Dhabi buys into Louis Dreyfus

ADQ, a state-run Abu Dhabi holding company, is buying an indirect 45% stake in Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), one of the world’s top agri-business firms.

Shipping Livestock to China is Goal of Sudan’s $140 Million Port

A Chinese-built port for shipping livestock from Sudan’s Red Sea coast will be completed by year-end, the latest African component of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, a Sudanese company official said.

Shanghai first port in the world to handle more than 4m teu in a month

Shanghai has obliterated its own monthly container handling record, becoming the first port in the world to handle more than 4m teu in a calendar month.

Port of Antwerp to survey operations with drones

The Port of Antwerp has announced it will work with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to expand use of drone technology in port operations.

Valencia retains place as best connected port in Spain

The Port of Valencia has reaffirmed its position as the best connected port in Spain and fourth best in Europe in Q3, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

DP World faces Shreyas shareholder opposition to acquisition

Dubai-based port operator DP World is facing trouble with the minority shareholders of Shreyas Shipping who have objected to the port giant’s proposal to acquire the cargo and logistics businesses of Shreyas, The Economic Times reports.

Hapag-Lloyd to upgrade its EMX service

Hapag-Lloyd has announced it will restructure the East – Mediterranean Express (EMX) service in order to further enhance its North Europe-Mediterranean product.

Copenhagen Port Participates in Carbon Capture and Storage Project

The port of Copenhagen, Denmark announced its participation in an innovative carbon capture project, which can contribute to making the city of Copenhagen CO2 neutral by 2025.

Zim Launches Historic Service Linking Haifa and UAE Ports

The Israeli Zim Line announced a first with its plans to begin offering direct service to the Jebel Ali port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the latest demonstration of the peace dividend coming from the historic agreement between the two countries.

China opens up 10 ports for foreign crew changes

China has opened up 10 ports for foreign crew changes as the country eases entry restrictions for foreign nationals.

Global unity needed to recover from crisis

A group of major Middle East supply chain stakeholders have called upon the maritime industry to collaborate and explore detailed solutions as the region looks to recover from the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UAE Freighter Docks in Israel's Haifa Port First Time Since Peace Deal Signed, Netanyahu Says

A cargo vessel from the United Arab Emirates has docked in Israel's largest international seaport of Haifa for the first time since the signing of the landmark peace agreement between the two countries in mid-September, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.

Vale forming joint venture with Ningbo port

The West III Project will see the expansion of the Shulanghu Port facilities, developing a stockyard and loading berths with an additional 20m tonnes per year capacity.

Australian miners seek alternatives to Manila for crew as repeat Covid flare-ups hit Port Hedland

A second Filipino crewed bulk carrier in the space of just over a fortnight calling Port Hedland in Western Australia has arrived with multiple Covid-19 cases onboard, sparking calls from politicians and miners to avoid sourcing crew from Manila.

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