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Ports Set Volume Records as Shippers Rush to Have Goods Processed Before Tariffs Bite

Some of the nation’s largest ports keep setting new records for cargo volumes, as trade tensions between the United States and some of its...

Canada-EU deal boosts Montreal’s container volume

The free trade deal between Canada and the European Union has boosted container shipping and prompted a hiring spree at the docks, Montreal port...

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...

U.S. Port Infrastructure Construction on the Rise

Strange as it might seem, the threat of administration-imposed tariffs has not slowed investment in America’s ports. The extremely large megaships are coming through...

The new “Silk Road” directs attention to freight trains

The China-Europe freight rail service network, a crucial part of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, has expanded rapidly, reaching 10,000 trips. Sunday's arrival of freight...

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...

Piraeus, the fastest growing port in the world

The port, a key node in Beijing's Belt and Road network is being transformed into a significant transit hub for rapidly growing trade between...

Kenya to Revive National Shipping Line in Partnership With MSC

Kenya plans to revive a state-owned shipping line with the help of the Mediterranean Shipping Co., President Uhuru Kenyatta said. The Kenya National Shipping Line,...

Singapore issues a new $795mn contract to transform its port

Singapore has issued a $795mn contract to Japanese firm Penta-Ocean Construction and Bachy Soletanche Singapore in a new joint venture. The project will see the...

Pakistan: Gwadar Port starts marble exporting business

Various Lorries fully loaded with marble arrived at Gwadar Port on August 5, 2018, showing Gwadar Port starts marble exporting business. This is a very...