• World Maritime Week launches in Bilbao

    World Maritime Week launches in Bilbao

    • 12th February 2019

    Bilbao Exhibition Centre has opened its doors today for the launch of World Maritime Week 2019. The show runs from February 12 to 14 hosting four separate maritime events under one banner – Sinaval, Eurofishing, FuturePort and Marine Energy Week. More than 35 shipowners and shipyards are due to attend the three-day celebration, which welcomes

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  • Repsol signs 20-year deal with Louisiana LNG export facility

    Repsol signs 20-year deal with Louisiana LNG export facility

    • 11th September 2018

    US outfit Venture Global LNG has entered into a 20-year agreement with Spanish energy company Repsol SA. The deal will involve the supply of one million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility in Louisiana each year. Repsol will purchase LNG on a free on board (FOB) basis from the

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  • Stage set for Portugal Shipping Week

    Stage set for Portugal Shipping Week

    • 11th September 2018

    Iberia’s vibrant maritime sector is set to be showcased in the first instalment of new international shipping event Portugal Shipping Week. The event will take place in Lisbon from September 17 to 21 and will feature a number of high-profile events allowing Portugal to celebrate its maritime prowess, premier seafaring facilities and highlight its passion for the shipping sector and Blue Economy. Anticipating a

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  • BBC World News presenter to join Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon

    BBC World News presenter to join Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon

    • 4th September 2018

    BBC World News presenter and anchor, Lucy Hockings, will be joining the Seatrade Cruise Med Conference, which takes place this September in Lisbon, Portugal. The anchorwoman, who has interviewed global opinion leaders and influencers and covered some of the major news events of the past decade, will put her skills into action as moderator for

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  • Portugal Navy joins multinational exercise in Bight of Benin

    Portugal Navy joins multinational exercise in Bight of Benin

    • 29th June 2018

    Six foreign warships including a Portuguese Navy vessel exhibited their prowess in international maritime policing during a joint multinational navies manoeuvre in the Bight of Benin. The Exercise which also involved 12 Nigerian Navy combat vessels was concluded with a debrief staged to commemorate the 62nd anniversary of the Nigerian Navy. The manoeuvre was also designed to promote regional cooperation, beyond

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  • Portugal plots ocean territory expansion

    Portugal plots ocean territory expansion

    • 29th June 2018

    Portugal is set to extend its continental platform multiplying ocean territory by several times to grow national resources. The project was initially presented in August 2017 to the United Nations which has power to approve the extension. The project continues to develop following a second round of presentations in February this year and is set to be approved early next decade, according to Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs,

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  • Port of Algeciras named key EU entry point for Peruvian exports

    Port of Algeciras named key EU entry point for Peruvian exports

    • 1st June 2018

    The Port of Algeciras in Spain is the second main port of entry in Europe for Peruvian perishable products, second only to Rotterdam. Peruvian fruit and vegetable exports to Europe are growing at a rate of 20pc per year. The route Puerto de Callao to Algeciras connects the two countries in just 20 days and is complemented by another

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  • Canary Islands forge new maritime trade route with Morocco

    Canary Islands forge new maritime trade route with Morocco

    • 1st June 2018

    A new maritime route is being forged between the Canary Islands and Morocco in a hid to strengthen trade relations. It is understood that the route between Tenerife and Agadir will be launched imminently for the transport of goods and passengers. The development is believed to have been informed by a study carried out three years ago in the Port

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  • Japan ploughs $320million into Port of Nacala, Mozambique

    Japan ploughs $320million into Port of Nacala, Mozambique

    • 30th May 2018

    Japan is continuing its widescale expansion into the India Ocean including a $320million investment in Nacala Port in Mozambique. Japan’s “Partnership for Quality Infrastructure” initiative, first announced in 2015, involves infrastructure spending, over five years, of around US$110 billion in Asia. In 2016, the initiative was expanded to $200 billion globally including in Africa and the South Pacific. A list of

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