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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...

Rail infrastructure for all Nigeria ports

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, September 17 2018, gave a directive for the provision of rail infrastructure at all the ports in the country...

Egypt seeks to develop Africa through the Cairo-Cape Town road project

Egypt is set to to develop joint projects with African countries including a land road between Cairo and Cape Town. Egypt’s Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat confirmed...

As of 2020 costs for oversea freight transportation of natural stone could go up

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has established that the maximum sulfur content in fuel must be reduced sharply Oversea transportation of shipping containers is on...

Maersk launches container ship on Arctic Circle

World’s first container ship to sail through North Sea Maersk Line launches the first container ship on an Arctic route over the top of Norway...

Top ports in container throughput growth

Singapore, Colombo and Xiamen ports have the largest growth in container port throughput during the first quarter of the current year. This means that...

Belt and Road Initiative energizes Spanish ports

Looking out of the windows of his office near the Port of Valencia, Spain, Sun Kai can clearly see the huge "arms" of bridge...

East African bloc to simplify trade

Meeting in Nairobi, East African Community ministers pledge to undertake trade facilitation reforms in line with continental and WTO agreements. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, the United...

World’s first electric container barges to sail from European ports this summer

Dubbed the ‘Tesla of the canals’, the unmanned vessels will operate on Dutch and Belgian waterways, vastly reducing diesel vehicles and emissions The world’s first...

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...