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Port of Kiel expands forest products handling

Swedish concerns SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) and Iggesund Paperboard AB (Holmen Group) are including Kiel in their logistics network. In future Kiel’s Ostuferhafen will join those ports handling and distributing the forest products of the two companies.

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Charleston to Invest in Infrastructure

South Carolina’s Port of Charleston is one of the largest container ports in the U.S. and generates about $53 billion in annual revenue. To ensure its future competitiveness, the South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA) will be investing more than $1 billion in port expansion projects, which will be completed by 2020.

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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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