Abuja refutes piracy claim

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Recent research by the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) has highlighted the growing problem of piracy off...

Hutchison takes French lessons

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The supervisory board of the port authority of Marseilles-Fos (GPM de Marseille-Fos) has today approved the grant of a right to Hutchison Po...

People on the move

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A regular round-up of new comings and goings in the worldwide ports and shipping industries...

Floating crane collapse

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The incident occurred on 7 March at Southampton Cruise Terminal. No-one was seriously hurt...

New investment for Rift Valley

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Egyptian firm Citadel Capital has purchased a 49% stake in South African firm Sheltam Railways that gives it 17.5% equity in troubled Rift V...

CIYB 2010 published

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“It was the worst year on record and the only one since the first containership sailed in 1956 that global container traffic actually fell...

New container for automotive parts

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DB Schenker Rail Automotive has developed a new type of container for the transport of automotive parts from Volkswagen's Wolfsburg facility...

APMT bags Monrovia deal

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APM Terminals (APMT) has been named as the preferred bidder for a 25 year concession to develop and operate the Port of Monrovia following a...

ICTSI reports lower 2009 results

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Revenues decrease 9% to US$421.7M, EBITDA decreases 11% to US$175.7M, with net income down 15% to US$54.9M. Volumes increased 7% in 4Q/09...