Category: Review

Indonesia plans to become a transshipment hub, seeks investors

Java Integrated Industrial Ports Estate

Indonesia strives to challenge Singapore’s dominance in the region with a number of own port projects, aiming to become a new global transhipment hub on China’s maritime Silk Road, writes Nikkei Asian Review. After taking office in October 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo endorsed the five-year plan worth 700 trillion rupiah (USD 50.6 bln) to develop the maritime […]

Djibouti comments on DCT seizure from DP World

Doraleh container terminal

Djibouti dismissed the speculations that appeared last week about the reasons behind the government’s expropriation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) from DP World, informs Africa Times. In his statement in Twitter on Friday, Mohamed Siad Doaleh, Djibouti’s ambassador to the United States, claimed as “false” the idea that Djibouti would give the disputed Doraleh terminal […]

BIMCO: Santander recognized as best dry bulk port

Santander

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), the world’s largest international shipping association, published its Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting report for 2017, evaluating terminals’ performance from January 2015 to December 2017. BIMCO started this practice of collecting data and ranking dry bulk terminals according to their performance back in January 2015. The data is gathered […]

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