Boat at Port of Los Angeles, environmental leaderPort of Los Angeles Receives Prestigious Award – Lloyd’s List has recognized the Port of Los Angeles as an environmental leader in adopting and promoting programs that reduce emissions from maritime sources. As a result, the port was awarded the prestigious Global Environment Award.

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New Intermodal Terminal at Port of Tampa – The Tampa Gateway Terminal was inaugurated at a ceremony on September 25th. The facility will help the Port of Tampa expand its intermodal reach by providing new on-dock intermodal capability. The terminal is expected to begin operation in early November.

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First Deep Water Port in Germany Open for Operation – The new Jade Weser Port in the North Sea is Germany’s first and only deep water port. The port will be operated by Eurogate and has the capacity to handle ships with an underwater depth of up to 16.5 meters in any tide. The port is expected to handle 640,000 containers a year.

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Strike at Port of Nehru Postponed – A strike threat that was issued by labor federations representing dockworkers at the Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) has been postponed. The strike is an attempt to reinstate four dockworkers that were suspended for disciplinary reasons. The decision to postpone the strike came after terminal management invited union leaders for conciliatory talks.

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