Port of Baltimore logoPort of Baltimore Unveils Terminal Improvements – The Port of Baltimore held an unveiling ceremony for a new 50-foot-deep berth and four supersized container cranes at Seagirt Marine Terminal. The terminal improvements will allow the port to accommodate larger ships.

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China to Invest in Jamaican Port Development – The Port Authority of Jamaica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) to establish a new trans-shipment port at Fort Augusta. The project is to be implemented over 5 years and will consist of transshipment facilities, a logistics center, industrial plants, a cement plant and potentially a power plant.

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Buenos Aires Prepares to Handle Larger Ships – Terminales Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires has placed an order for the extension of two quay cranes. The reach capacity will be extended from 147 feet to 167 feet.

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Hong Kong Port Strike Ends – Dockworkers at the Port of Hong Kong have agreed to a 9.8% pay increase, compromising on their initial demand of 20%. Management also conceded to workers’ demand for improved working conditions.

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