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  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai- based port operator DP World, the latest move in a long-running legal dispute over the facility in the East African nation. The statement blamed the seizure on DP World's refusal to "settle amicably," likely a reference to international arbitration between the port firm...

  • DJIBOUTI/ LONDON, Feb 22- Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai's DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president's office said on Thursday. Last February, the London Court of International Arbitration cleared DP World of all charges of misconduct over a concession to operate the terminal, Dubai's...

  • DUBAI, Feb 22- Dubai- based port operator DP World accused Djibouti of illegally seizing control of Doraleh Container Terminal on Thursday, after the Djibouti government said it was unilaterally terminating DP World's contract to run the terminal. "The Government of Djibouti today illegally seized control of the Doraleh Container Terminal," DP World said in a...

  • DJIBOUTI, Feb 22- Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai's DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president's office said on Thursday. In 2014, the government of Djibouti lodged claims accusing DP World, majority-owned by the Dubai government, of illegal payments to secure a 50- year concession for the...

  • DJIBOUTI, Feb 22- Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai's DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president's office said on Thursday. In 2014, the government of Djibouti lodged claims accusing DP World, majority-owned by the Dubai government, of illegal payments to secure a 50- year concession for the...

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  • LILLE, France, Jan 25- French fishermen blockaded Calais throughout Thursday, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing. A flotilla of fishing vessels set out at dawn from nearby Boulogne, the biggest fishing port, and...

  • LILLE, France, Jan 25- French fishermen blockaded Calais throughout Thursday, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing. A flotilla of fishing vessels set out at dawn from nearby Boulogne, the biggest fishing port, and...

  • LILLE, France, Jan 25- French fishermen blockaded Calais on Thursday, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing. A small flotilla of fishing vessels set out at dawn from Boulogne and others were expected to join from...

  • Thick clouds of dark smoke could be seen billowing out of the Sanchi tanker, engulfing the vessel as rescue efforts were hampered by bad weather and fire on and around the ship, Mohammad Rastad, head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organisation, told Iranian television. The Sanchi, run by the country's top oil shipping operator, collided with the CF Crystal about 160...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27- An explosion at a grains terminal in Argentina owned by China's COFCO International on Wednesday killed one employee, injured others and affected shipping activities from one of the world's top food suppliers, the conglomerate said. The facility is part of Argentina's shipping hub of Rosario, on the Parana River in Santa Fe province.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27- An explosion at a grains terminal in Argentina owned by China's COFCO International on Wednesday killed one employee, injured others and affected shipping activities from one of the world's top food suppliers, the conglomerate said in a statement. The facility is part of Argentina's sprawling shipping hub of Rosario, on the Parana River in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27- An explosion at a port operated by Chinese export company COFCO in Argentina's grains hub of Rosario on Wednesday killed one person, injured others and affected shipping activities, local authorities said. "There was an explosion at a plant operated by Nidera, which now belongs to COFCO," Andres Alcaraz, spokesman for the CIARA-CEC chamber of...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 5- Independent U.S. refiner Andeavor said on Tuesday it will not abandon a push to build a Pacific Coast rail-to-marine terminal despite a Washington state panel's recommendation against the project. Andeavor and partner Savage Cos five years ago had proposed a rail-to-marine terminal that would transfer 11 million barrels of oil a month from...

  • PARIS, Nov 21- France will support the uptake of liquefied natural gas as a cleaner fuel for ships by encouraging ports to develop the necessary infrastructure, its prime minister said on Tuesday. LNG has been promoted as an alternative to fuel oil for a shipping sector facing tougher emissions standards from 2020, and French-based container shipping giant...

  • TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 16- A fire has broken out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, company sources said. The fire broke out at Amamapare port facilities, where copper concentrate from the giant Grasberg copper mine is processed before loading onto vessels for shipping. The cause of the incident was not...

  • TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 16- A fire has broken out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, company sources said. The fire broke out at Amamapare port facilities where copper concentrate from the giant Grasberg copper mine is processed before loading onto vessels for shipping. The cause of the incident was not...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 3- Brazil's Itaqui port, the country's closest deepwater gateway to the Panama Canal, has projected a rise in 2017 shipping volumes thanks to a record grain harvest and development of a new northern farming frontier. It is the deepest public port in Brazil, and its travel time to Europe and North America is seven days shorter than from rivals in the...

  • *Steel, cement terminal volumes fall 10-20 pct. SINGAPORE, Nov 3- Singapore port operator Jurong Port is entering the oil storage business to diversify its revenue as volumes passing through its cement and steel terminals fall amid a slowdown in the construction and shipbuilding sectors, its chief executive said. Singapore is the world's second-largest...

  • NEW YORK/ SAO PAULO, Oct 25- Supplies of prompt Brazilian coffee have tightened in the United States and Europe as importers say some shipping companies are cutting container availability from the world's biggest grower. While some importers attribute the reduction to delayed dredging at Brazil's Port of Santos, others point to the drop in overall trade...