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Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project

Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project.

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project
Photo courtesy of the press office of Kazakhstan's Temir Zholy.
Expansion of Aktau seaport goes according to schedule: Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

The expansion of Kazakhstan's Aktau seaport to the north goes according to schedule.

Expansion of Aktau seaport goes according to schedule: Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press office.
New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched

A new regular container train Lianyungang-Almaty has been launched on February 25.

New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched
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S. Korea cleans up after oil spill

South Korea's coastguard said Monday it would take at least two weeks to clean up the shoreline fouled by an oil spill off the southwestern port of Yeosu.

S. Korea cleans up after oil spill
Cuba opens 'megaport' with high hopes for more trade
Cuba opens 'megaport' with high hopes for more trade

Cuba officially opened its new Mariel "megaport" on Monday, hoping the project will put it on the map as a regional shipping hub despite scant foreign investment and the US economic embargo.

Cuba opens 'megaport' with high hopes for more trade
Expansion of Aktau sea port to be completed in 2014

According to Mr. Mamin, freights reloaded at Aktau port in 2013 totaled 10 million tons, 300 000 tons over the estimated target.

Expansion of Aktau sea port to be completed in 2014
Wang Jing, HKND Group chairman.©Reuters/ Jason Lee
Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report

A Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a canal across Nicaragua has unveiled his latest project -- a $10 billion deal to build a deepwater port in Ukraine, giving him a foothold in Europe, state-run media said Friday.

Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report
Aktau port. Photo courtesy of portaktau.kz
Aktau Caspian seaport to be managed by foreign operator

Aktau Caspian Sea port is the only water gates to international routes for Kazakhstan’s dry cargoes, crude and petroleum products.

Aktau Caspian seaport to be managed by foreign operator
Westports shares rally in Malaysia market debut
Westports shares rally in Malaysia market debut

Shares in leading Malaysian ports operator Westports Holdings surged eight percent on their debut Friday, after raising more than $700 million in the country's largest initial public offering (IPO) this year.

Westports shares rally in Malaysia market debut
Aktau port. Photo courtesy of portaktau.kz
Aktau seaport to reach capacity of 18 million tons by 2020

The capacity of Aktau seaport in Kazakhstan is expected to reach 18 million tons of cargoes by 2020.

Aktau seaport to reach capacity of 18 million tons by 2020
Aktau seaport. Photo courtesy of portaktau.kz
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and DP World to develop Aktau port and Khorgos-Eastern Gates

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and Arabic company DP World signed an agreement on cooperation in management of Aktau seaport and social economic zone Khorgos-Eastern Gates.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and DP World to develop Aktau port and Khorgos-Eastern Gates
Lianyungang port. ©REUTERS/China Daily
Pacific terminal will generate logistics revenues for Kazakhstan

Setting up a terminal in the Pacific port of Lianyungang will allow Kazakhstan to develop its logistics industry.

Pacific terminal will generate logistics revenues for Kazakhstan
Pollution turns Hong Kong harbour from 'fragrant' to foul
Pollution turns Hong Kong harbour from 'fragrant' to foul

Hong Kong's name may mean "fragrant harbour", but cargo ships burning dirty fuel in what is one of the world's busiest ports add to a foul layer of pollution that kills more than 3,000 people a year.

Pollution turns Hong Kong harbour from 'fragrant' to foul
Steve Jobs' estate pays to free impounded superyacht
Steve Jobs' estate pays to free impounded superyacht

Steve Jobs' superyacht Venus was free to leave Amsterdam port Monday after the late Apple co-founder's estate paid a deposit to resolve a dispute with designer Philippe Starck, who had had the yacht impounded.

Steve Jobs' estate pays to free impounded superyacht
Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness
Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness

Two Iranian warships docked in Port Sudan on Saturday, a witness said, marking the second port call by the Iranian navy in Sudan in five weeks.

Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness
Deal reached to end major US port strike: LA mayor
Deal reached to end major US port strike: LA mayor

Negotiators have reached a tentative agreement to end a week-long strike crippling the key US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Deal reached to end major US port strike: LA mayor
Kenyan forces hit Shebab bases around final Somali bastion
Kenyan forces hit Shebab bases around final Somali bastion

Kenyan helicopter gunships struck Shebab bases outside the Somali port of Kismayo to clear the way for a takeover of the town abandoned by the Al-Qaeda linked Islamist fighters.

Kenyan forces hit Shebab bases around final Somali bastion
US lifts ban on New Zealand naval ships
US lifts ban on New Zealand naval ships

The US has lifted a ban that prevented New Zealand naval ships visiting US ports or bases since the 1980s, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Friday, hailing a "new era" in relations between the two nations.

US lifts ban on New Zealand naval ships
Kazmortransflot to run a People’s IPO in 2012

According to Ms. Altynai Ualieva, Director for the Company’s Astana Office, the raised funds [coupled with own funds and funds of the shareholders] could be used to finance purchasing of new vessels.

Kazmortransflot to run a People’s IPO in 2012

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