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Sectors News | Ports and Terminals

The latest news relating to the ports and terminals that specialise in handling heavy lift, oversize and breakbulk cargoes, including facility upgrades, new equipment, service enhancements and operator developments.

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Trade war effects hit the West Coast

August 13 - Protracted trade tension between the USA and China has hit the bottom lines of ports and terminals active on the US West Coast. Predicting how volumes will develop in the coming months is proving difficult.
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NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals

August 12 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is inviting companies interested in operating Terminal 46, a 50 acre (20.2 ha) deepwater marine terminal, to submit proposals.
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Fernandina opts for Octopi

August 12 - Florida’s Worldwide Terminals Fernandina has selected the Octopi terminal operating system (TOS) as it modernises its port infrastructure.
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UAL introduces Warri service 

August 9 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has partnered with multipurpose terminal operator Julius Berger Services Nigeria (JBSN) to launch a direct liner service to Warri, Nigeria. 
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Marc places Damen pontoon order

August 8 - French civil works company Marc has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for a pontoon that will be used to support activities at the port of Brest.
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UK looks to free ports as post-Brexit solution

August 7 - New plans unveiled by the UK government suggests that up to 10 free ports (also known as free-trade zones) could be established following the country’s exit from the European Union (EU).
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SCH signs stevedore deal with Neptune

August 1 - Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has signed an agreement with Neptune Lines that will see the terminal operator load and discharge all of the shipping line's ro-ro vessels that call at the port of Southampton, UK.
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New face of breakbulk at Rotterdam

July 31 - Twan Romeijn has been appointed as business manager breakbulk at the port of Rotterdam following the departure of Robert Jan Timmers.
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Wilmington introduces IPOS

July 30 - GT USA Wilmington has implemented an integrated port operating system (IPOS) to upgrade and optimise the port’s IT system.
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