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Archive for Port Facilities

FMC Approves Seattle-Tacoma Port Alliance

FMC Approves Seattle-Tacoma Port Alliance

Posted On: July 26, 2015

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) unanimously approved a port alliance between Seattle and Tacoma. Formerly rival Washington State [...]

First Ships Test Egypt’s New Suez Canal

First Ships Test Egypt’s New Suez Canal

Posted On: July 26, 2015

The first cargo ships passed through Egypt’s New Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it opens [...]

Mega Canal, Mega Mistake?

Mega Canal, Mega Mistake?

Posted On: June 22, 2015

Nicaragua’s mega canal could become a mega mistake an international panel warns. The group of experts, brought together [...]

Update: Libya Seeks to End Port Strike

Update: Libya Seeks to End Port Strike

Posted On: February 10, 2015

Libya was trying to end a strike at the port of Hariga so that it can reopen the country’s last working [...]

Egypt Awards $2.2 Billion LNG Tende

Egypt Awards $2.2 Billion LNG Tende

Posted On: January 26, 2015

Egypt’s state gas board has awarded a $2.2 billion tender to import 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas [...]

Thailand Joins Global Container Control Program

Thailand Joins Global Container Control Program

Posted On: January 21, 2015

Thailand has joined the global Container Control Program, a United Nations initiative aimed at minimizing the exploitation of [...]

“No Rush” for Canada Ferry Project

“No Rush” for Canada Ferry Project

Posted On: January 21, 2015

Alaska can use an existing British Columbia ferry terminal for several more years if Canada enforces an order [...]

Indonesia Plans Three New Ports

Indonesia Plans Three New Ports

Posted On: November 06, 2014

PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Pelindo II), a state-owned port operator, is planning to issue USD 1 billion in [...]

Libyan Rebel Leader Refuses Port Deal

Libyan Rebel Leader Refuses Port Deal

Posted On: November 03, 2014

A former Libyan rebel leader, who seized oil ports in the past to campaign for eastern autonomy, said [...]

Srilankan offer of using colombo port shall strengthen bargaining power of Bangladesh

Srilankan offer of using colombo port shall strengthen bargaining power of Bangladesh

Posted On: June 15, 2014

Refata Nasim : Srilanka has recently constructed a deep sea terminal called Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) aiming to increase [...]