Chabahar port within interests of China, India

China and India remain interested in developing the Iranian Chbahar port, regarding it as a project with huge potential to encourage the shipping industry in the region. The Chabahar port development project is ambitious in attracting many foreign investors due to its favorable location in the southeastern Iran and promising opportunities as part of restoring the …
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At the high port: Industrial development along ports to get a push

The shipping ministry is set to launch the National Perspective Plan (NPP) by January next year, aimed at comprehensive and integrated development of coastline. The proposed NPP will identify potential geographical regions to be called coastal economic zones (CEZs), a spatial-economic region around a group of major and minor ports, which could extend along 300-500 …
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Bright Light Systems Plasma Lighting to Supply Victoria International Container Terminal

Bright Light Systems, a leading manufacturer of Light Emitting Plasma (LEP) luminaires and wireless lighting controls, has been selected by Victoria International Container Terminal to provide high-mast plasma lighting along with the Bright Light Management System for the Port of Melbourne’s new international container terminal at Webb Dock. The Port of Melbourne, located in the …
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Italy’s La Spezia Container Terminal begins regional tour of Asian logistics hubs today

Today in Singapore, senior executives from Italy’s La Spezia Container Terminal – Contship Italia Group will kick off a tour of key cargo hubs across south east and east Asia to raise awareness and promote the benefits of La Spezia Homeport as the gateway to Northern Italy and its main cargo corridors. La Spezia is …
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Europort 2015 set to bring the industry together to talk leadership and technology

Just two weeks remain before the international maritime community descends on Rotterdam for the 37th edition of Europort. Taking place in one of the world’s most important port cities from 3-6 November, this year’s programme is firmly focused on championing leadership within every sector of the industry. As one of the leading exhibitions for maritime …
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Westport Launches Hull 55 Of 112 Superyacht Series

Westport Launches Hull 55 Of 112 Superyacht Series

Westport has officially announced the launch of Hull #55 of the 112 foot series at its Westport shipyard, to yet another repeat 112 client.

“We are very proud to be delivering this, the 55th 112 on-time, and on-budget once again to another repeat client,” said Alex Rogers, Westport’s Director of Sales. The client worked closely with our engineering and interior design staff, incorporating numerous custom features to enhance his yachting lifestyle. The interior boasts a contemporary walnut finish.

The 112 is a high-performance raised pilothouse motor yacht that accommodates eight guests in unsurpassed luxury. The series represents an exceptional landmark achievement in large yacht design and U.S. craftsmanship.

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ICTSI: Chairman makes global growth top priority for port operator

Chairman Enrique Razon is looking to catapult Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services into the ranks of global players and double sales within just five years. Razon’s game plan includes building ports in Africa and Latin America, as well as a possible expansion into Greece and Iran. ICTSI’s flagship Manila International Container Terminal is …
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Maritime crime incidents across Southeast Asia at highest level in years

Dryad Maritime, the UK’s leading maritime intelligence company, today released their third quarter trends and analysis of global maritime crime showing a stark rise of 38% of incidents across Southeast Asia, when figures are compared to the first nine months of 2014. The apparent impunity of maritime gangs operating in the region has led Dryad …
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ESPO Award 2015 Shortlisted projects: Dublin Port and its Port Communities Educational Support Programme

This year’s ESPO Award celebrates the role that ports can play in demonstrating the best strategies in making schools and universities aware of their local port and its activities. The five ports shortlisted for this year’s Award, Antwerp, Bremen, Dublin, Guadeloupe and Valencia all succeed in creating the interest of the local schools and universities …
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