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2 days ago by arnekiel

Abu Dhabi To Become 1st Gulf Port To Host World’s Largest Vessels
Abu Dhabi Ports is to become the first port in the Gulf to handle some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels. It has been made possible as a result of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the largest industrial company outside oil and gas, signing long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to import raw materials through Khalifa Port. With this agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be able to develop the port to become the first in the Gulf capable of directly handling these massive ships. Source: supplychaindigital.com

3 days ago by arnekiel

Lübeck invests over EUR 39m in further port expansion and signs major contract
Just a few days after Port of Lübeck reached an agreement with the unions for a rescue package, the green light has been given for the expansion of Skandinavienkai in Travemünde with a new major contract also being announced.

 Calais
3 days ago by arnekiel

ALL UK ferries from Calais SUSPENDED on Dec. 10 after P&O ship crash closes port
A FERRY carrying 300 passengers smashed into the port of Calais today – and all ferries to the UK from France were cancelled. France's Calais port was closed after a P&O ferry ran aground. It has since reopened. The Pride of Kent vessel was on its way to Dover when it tried to leave the port in massive 90mph winds. Passengers were stuck on the ship but they have since been transferred to another vessel. A spokesperson said a large gust of wind caused the ship to lose control. https://www.dailystar.co....


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