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Kenya says Chinese-built port in Lamu to receive first ship soon

People Daily 08 May 2021
China Communication Construction Company has completed construction of berth one of the country's second commercial port, ... The port's capacity to handle cargo traffic will reach 23.9 million tons by 2030.
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MSC Boxship Sets Size Records at Port of New York & New Jersey

The Maritime Executive 07 May 2021
The Port of Newark, New Jersey recently received the largest container vessel in its history and the first 15,000 TEU vessel operated by MSC to the U.S ... They noted that the Port Authority has made critical investments over the past few years to expand its capacity to handle large vessels.
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American ports fail to make the grade on efficiency

Splash24/7 07 May 2021
The report from the World Bank and IHS Markit clearly identified that Asia’s ports lead the way ... Analysis from Danish consultancy Sea-Intelligence in April spoke to that capacity issue, showing that North American ports are primarily to blame for the container imbalance that has been plaguing the global container shipping industry.
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Southern California ports cut ship waits but volume high

The Argus Press 07 May 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Incoming cargo volume remains above normal but the time ships spend waiting at the Port of Los Angeles is leveling off, a port official told harbor commissioners this week.
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Public Health Contingency Plan for Point of Entries (POEs)

Reliefweb 07 May 2021
Development of Public Health Contingency Plan for Points of Entry and Capacity building of public health and other stakeholders at Points of entries ... Assessment of Points of Entries (3 airports, 3 seaports and 3 crossing points) Public Health Emergency Plan for Airports, Sea Ports and Land Crossing Points.
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Singapore completes first ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG-fuelled oil tanker

Straits Times 07 May 2021
SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Singapore's first ship-to-ship bunkering of a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled oil tanker is now complete, the city-state's port authority said in a joint press release on Friday (May 7) ... Singapore expects annual LNG bunkering capacity to hit one million tonnes by 2021.
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US Amb. Pyatt: US Strategically Committed to Northern Greece

The National Herald 07 May 2021
VIPs visited Alexandroupolis on Friday for the start of the port authority's support of the exercise and the hosting of U.S. forces at the port ... The Olga’s removal improved access, flexibility, and capacity at the port, enabling us to welcome the ARC Endurance and other large ships such as the Liberty, which just left last evening.
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Ambassador Pyatt: Alexandroupolis has become strategically important

Greek City Times 07 May 2021
VIPs visited Alexandroupolis on Friday for the start of the port authority’s support of the exercise and the hosting of U.S. forces at the port ... The Olga’s removal improved access, flexibility, and capacity at the port, enabling us to welcome the ARC Endurance and other large ships such as the Liberty, which just left last evening.
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India’s timber hub stares at closure as payments worth crores pile up

The Times of India 07 May 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. Up Next. Rajkot ... The timber units in Kandla are presently working at 50% capacity. Seventy per cent of India’s timber requirement is imported at Deendayal Port Trust (formely Kandla Port) and Adani Group’s Mundra port ... Navneet Gajjar, president of Kandla Timber Association (KTA) told TOI ... COVID-19 Cases. India. World ... .
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Consumers in March nearly equaled February's big borrowing total; cargo ship logjam off Calif. eases somewhat

The Post and Courier 07 May 2021
ports cutting ship wait times. LOS ANGELES — Incoming cargo volume remains above normal but the time ships spend waiting at the Port of Los Angeles is leveling off, a port official told harbor commissioners ... Terminals continue to operate at 10 percent to 15 percent above normal capacity, he added.
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Buhari suspends Usman, MD NPA, orders investigation

Business Day Online 07 May 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended Hadiza Bala Usman as managing director/CEO of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and has directed that Mohammed Koko should take over in acting capacity.
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The Hydrogen Stream: More hydrogen for the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp

PV Magazine 07 May 2021
French industrial gas company Air Liquide, Belgian compressed natural gas supplier DATS 24 and the Port of Antwerp are working to deploy 300 hydrogen-powered trucks and the related renewable hydrogen production infrastructure in Belgium as part of the HyTrucks initiative ... The biggest European port is betting on green and blue hydrogen.
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Braves’ latest financial results: Revenue down in first quarter

Atlanta Journal 07 May 2021
The company noted that the Braves operated their spring facility, CoolToday Park in North Port, Fla., at 25% capacity this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Braves played 14 spring-training home games, compared to 11 last year before the start of the pandemic cut short spring training, but last year’s 11 were played at full capacity.
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France's Macron backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

People Daily 07 May 2021
We must obviously make this vaccine a global public good," Macron told reporters at the opening of the French capital's largest vaccination center at Porte de Versailles. "What makes vaccination difficult today is the transfer of technology and the capacity to produce," he said ... (Web editor. Guo Wenrui, Liang Jun). .
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Macron backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

China.dot.org 07 May 2021
3, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua] ... We must obviously make this vaccine a global public good," Macron told reporters at the opening of the French capital's largest vaccination center at Porte de Versailles. "What makes vaccination difficult today is the transfer of technology and the capacity to produce," he said ... .
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