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Tauranga dredging finally under way

After court battles lasting more than four years, the New Zealand port of Tauranga is widening and deepening its shipping channels from 12.9 m to 14.5 m inside the harbour, and 15.8 m outside.

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Trade from Asia helps build up port's traffic

An expected increase in plastics production, the opening of an expanded Panama Canal and relatively strong labor relations are combining to keep the Port of Houston growing despite the slowdown in the oil and gas industry

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$281 Billion Freight Bill Signed into U.S. Law

President Obama signed H.R. 22, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, in to law on Friday. The act is a $281 billion, five-year surface transportation bill with, for the first time, dedicated freight infrastructure funding. 

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Nova Scotia Deepwater Terminal Moves Forward

Canadian firm Harbor-Port Development Partners (HPDP) have announced an agreement with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) for collaboration on the design and construction of the Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia's proposed container terminal.

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Port of Rotterdam Sets Record Throughput in 2015

The Dutch Port of Rotterdam experienced an increase of 4.9% in goods throughput reaching a total of 466.4 million tonnes in 2015, which was mostly driven by a rise in crude oil and oil products throughput.

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