Port truckingNew Trucking Initiative at Port Metro Vancouver – Port Metro Vancouver has announced a new trucking initiative meant to improve the efficiency and reliability of the container truck sector. The new Smart Fleet’s key initiative is to maximize existing capacity and improve operational efficiencies as the gateway grows.

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New London Gateway Port – A new £1.5bn London Gateway Port with an adjacent warehouse is being built to provide quicker access to South East England. The first phase of the project is due to open later this year. The port is projected to handle 3.5 million containers a year once it is finished.

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Brazil and Nigeria Sign MoU – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff and Nigeria’s President Jonathan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting up a Bi-National Commission to expand trade, boost investments and strengthen diplomatic ties. The accord is also meant to boost cooperation on energy, aviation, agriculture, electricity, infrastructure development and defense.

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Hong Kong Signs  Cooperation Agreement with Thailand – Hong Kong and Thailand have signed a cooperation agreement under which a joint cooperation committee including senior officers from both sides will be setup to manage collaborative initiatives. The agreement will strengthen trade and economic relations between the two.

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