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Egypt inks deal with China’s port giant to build container terminal in Abu Qir...

Egypt and China's Hutchison Ports, the world's leading port investor, developer and operator, signed on Tuesday, August 6, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to...

Combined transports is the new Turkish bet

One of Turkey's major terminals, the DP World Yarimca, has been linked by train to London and the Chinese cities since Tuesday, July 30. On...

Tariffs increase concerns America’s Ports

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is deeply concerned over the renewed threat of increased tariffs. On August 1, Donald Trump criticized on Twitter...

China signs Belt and Road cooperation documents with 18 Arabian countries

China has signed cooperation documents on jointly building the Belt and Road with 18 Arabian countries, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Friday. China-Arab joint...

UNCTAD has released its liner shipping connectivity index for 2019 – 5 of the...

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released its liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) for 2019, showing China retains its lead as the country...

Piraeus is the second most commercial port in the Mediterranean

5 million TEUs freight for Piraeus port in 2018 The above figure makes Piraeus the second most commercial port in the Mediterranean in 2018, while...

450 new airports in China by 2035

In just over a decade, China has been transformed from a nation where few have been in airplanes, to one where millions of citizens...

The Chinese “Launch” of Piraeus, Greece

10 years, 600 million euros and 31 seats. Eight words that describe the situation in the port of Piraeus, Greece. Within 10 years, since the...

Top 10 container ports around the world

Every day millions of cargo shipments travel from one port to another, connecting people and businesses all around the world. We tend to take...

Business flourishes as Angola revitalises historic railroad

In the heart of mineral rich southern Africa, mining companies have several options to get their cargo to port - traditionally they would look...