Warm greetings from ESCAP, Bangkok.
We are pleased to share with you the e-newsletter for the Regional Organizations Cooperations Mechanism for Trade Facilitation (ROC-TF).
DP World granted approval to invest US$82 million for proposed container terminal project at Nhava Sheva
DP World has been granted approval to invest as much as 4.4 billion rupees (US$82 million) by the Indian Finance Ministry for its proposed container terminal project at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (Nhava Sheva).
Read more: INDIAN GOVERNMENT GIVES GO AHEAD TO DP WORLD'S TERMINAL INVESTMENT
Scandinavia’s largest port reports record cargo volumes
The Port of Gothenburg handled 42 million tonnes of freight, or 900,000 TEU, in 2012 to record its highest ever yearly container volumes.
Read more: RISE IN CONTINENTAL EXPORTS LIFTS GOTHENBURG
UK port will enhance existing wood pellet handling facilities with £180 million investment
Port declares renewable energy as its next major area of growth
The Port of Tyne is stepping up the pace in the race to provide clean, green renewable fuels for the future with a £180 million investment to develop its south bank estate in South Tyneside.
50% of US$5.25 billion project completed, say ACP
The Panama Canal expansion is on schedule and moving forward to reach its goal of doubling the waterway’s capacity with 50 percent of the $5.25 billion project completed.
Read more: PANAMA CANAL EXPANSION ON SCHEDULE