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US Senators Alarmed if China Gets Control of Djibouti Port

Nov 14, 2018

Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing's influence in East Africa…

Trudeau Discussed Steel Tariffs with Trump in Paris

Nov 12, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday he had discussed U.S. steel and aluminium tariffs with President Donald Trump over the weekend and that he hoped to reach a resolution on the matter by the G20 summit in Argentina.'I absolutely brought up the issue of steel and aluminium tariffs…

Port Police Regulation in Force in Antwerp

Nov 11, 2018

The modification of the Municipal Port Police Regulation, the Port Instructions and related forms come into force on the 12th of November 2018 said a press release from the Antwerp Port Authority.The port and the social context in which it operates are in a constant state of flux…

DSC Dredge CEO Wetta Delivers Ghana Fact-Finding Trip Report

Nov 09, 2018

As a member of the President’s Advisory Council – Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA), Bob Wetta attended the September 26, 2018 Fact-Finding Trip Report meeting in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and 13 other U…

New Zealand's Napier Port to Build Additional Wharf

Nov 06, 2018

Napier Port’s resource consent applications to build an additional wharf on its container terminal and carry out further dredging have been approved.According to the New Zealand port operator, it is a vital regional asset which supports local business to employ an estimated 27…

PitPoint.LNG Preps Europe’s First STS LNG Bunkering Station

Nov 02, 2018

PitPoint.LNG, a joint venture between PitPoint clean fuels and Primagaz Nederland BV, received the official permit for the construction of Europe’s first shore-to-ship (STS) bunkering station for LNG in the Port of Cologne.With this important milestone now in place…

EU Approves State Aid for Lithuanian LNG Terminal

Oct 31, 2018

The European Commission approved on Wednesday new government support terms to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Klaipeda seaport, after the Lithuanian authorities changed some of the conditions it got approval for already in 2013…

Philippines Short-lists Three Groups for LNG Terminal Project

Oct 30, 2018

The Philippines has short-listed three different groups to build and operate its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and hopes to nominate one by November, its energy minister said on Tuesday.Short-listed companies were chosen from 18 groups that submitted proposals for the project…

Coast Guard reopens North Carolina, Virginia ports

Oct 12, 2018

The Captain of the Port for Hampton Roads has reopened the port without restrictions Friday morning.The COTP for North Carolina reopened the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City Friday morning. Mariners in North Carolina are advised to exercise…

EU Okays Expansion of Denmark's Shipping Tax

Oct 12, 2018

The European Commission approved on Friday the expansion of a Danish scheme to tax shipping companies on their tonnage, the EU executive said in a statement.Under the so-called tonnage tax schemes, shipping companies pay taxes on the basis of…

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