India’s Ministry of Shipping has updated its guidelines for awarding capital and maintenance dredging contracts at major state-owned ports.
China’s top eight container ports handled fewer containers in October compared with the same period last year as Customs data for the month showed worse than expected international trade figures.
Six Volga-Dnepr crew members were among the 22 people killed in a terrorist raid on a hotel in the Mali capital of Bamako on Nov. 20, the Russian heavy-lift airline has announced.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are completing their final design for the harbor dredging project at the Port of Boston and officials expect construction to begin some time in the 2017 fiscal year, two years later than port officials had said they hoped.
The government of Turkey will open tenders to privatize the Port of Alsancak in the city of Izmir in the first half of 2016, according to the Daily Sabah, a newspaper.
Beneficial cargo owners and truckers continue to challenge fees they incurred for the late pickup or return of containers during the West Coast port congestion problems this past year, but with decidedly mixed results.
A new dry port with a capacity of 900,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units will be built in the territory of the Nadezhdinskaya special economic zone in Russia’s Far East Primorye Territory to cope with growing volume.
The government of India, frustrated by its failure to pass a previous port reform plan following stiff resistance from trade unions and rival political groups, is considering new legislation to make major public ports independent companies in an effort to accelerate economic growth as New Delhi grapples with slowing foreign trade.
The government of Greece has again extended the bidding process for the sale of the port in Piraeus — the country’s largest — this time at the request of the potential purchasers.