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Port access channels are essential components of ports, dictating the size of vessels that can call there. 

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16 Nov 2017
The inability of mega-ships to enter and leave Hamburg fully loaded is affecting container throughput and could hurt the port's competitiveness.
16 Nov 2017
The agreements bring the number of Hutchison Ports' terminal locations to 51 globally.
15 Nov 2017
The port said it is in negotiations with an unnamed potential operator for the new Dames Point auto terminal.
09 Nov 2017
A long-shot proposal has been floated to build a railroad that supporters say could make it quicker and cheaper to move cargo by land between Mexico’s Pacific and Gulf coasts than the Panama Canal.
06 Nov 2017
DP World continues to target expansion in the Horn of Africa.
06 Nov 2017
That state aid scheme underscores the importance the Narendra Modi government places on coastal and short-sea shipping.
03 Nov 2017
The specific details of the settlement were not immediately available.
02 Nov 2017
Bangladesh is India’s seventh-largest trading partner by volume.
01 Nov 2017
Double stacking trains is more efficient than single stacking trains and increases the capacity and the economies of scale of each train.
31 Oct 2017
“The work stoppage is a major setback for the project.”
30 Oct 2017
China had planned to divert 15 percent of its overall container flows between it and Europe.
27 Oct 2017
Efforts to bolster coastal shipping to ease port congestion and lower logistics costs gain momentum.
26 Oct 2017
The corridor is the second-busiest artery in the country.
26 Oct 2017
The project is targeted for completion within 18 months.
25 Oct 2017
Bharat Mala supplements the much publicized Sagar Mala program.
23 Oct 2017
The official said four companies have met pre-selection conditions under the new tender.
19 Oct 2017
Port officials are evaluating the best ways to keep capacity above demand.
06 Oct 2017
Ports must invest more than $100 billion over the next five years to upgrade infrastructure for big ships. Private equity funds ready to step if, if the deals fit their investment strategies.
05 Oct 2017
“The expectation is that the work on the short-term solution will begin later this year.”
05 Oct 2017
Delays at Chittagong are between 10 and 15 days.
21 Sep 2017
US Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., suggests a tax on surface freight transportation to meet the nation's huge infrastructure development needs.
20 Sep 2017
The number of overseas port locations with investment from China’s big three terminal operators has tripled in the past five years.
16 Sep 2017
Codesa runs the ports of Praia Mole and Vitoria.
12 Sep 2017
Port to advance funds to get project started more quickly.
07 Sep 2017
Chittagong Chamber of Commerce President Mahbubul Alam expressed satisfaction over the government’s moves.
05 Sep 2017
Mumbai-headquartered JSW together with expansion-hungry Adani Group had been widely rumored to be the frontrunners for APM Terminal’s speculated divestments.
05 Sep 2017
Rail traffic between Italy and Germany is expected to rise sharply in September, which is not good news with the crucial Alpine route shut down until Oct. 7.
04 Sep 2017
Paranagua is Brazil’s leading port for soy exports.
26 Aug 2017
“We need capacity to rise immediately.”
25 Aug 2017
The Brazilian government has established a working group to explore the privatization of dredging operations and set a 90-day deadline.
22 Aug 2017
The site, known as Parcel 14, is part of the port’s effort to expand its container and vehicle shipment business.
22 Aug 2017
The landscape at many ports is changing rapidly.