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  • Container shipping parallels bulk trade
    November 21, 2014 10:33:00 PM

    Container shipping, as it embraces slow steaming and larger vessels, is drawing closer to bulk trade in its reliance on competition through price, says Mike Garratt, managing director of UK-based TDS Multimodal consultancy.
  • Coastal railway will link Nigerian ports
    November 21, 2014 10:19:00 PM

    Nigerian coastal shipping faces competition from a new railway that will traverse the country from east to west after transport minister Idris Umar signed a near-$12Bn deal with China yesterday.
  • Three operators compete for Kribi concession
    November 21, 2014 10:18:00 PM

    The operator for the container terminal at Cameroon’s new deepwater port of Kribi is expected to be chosen by the end of the year.
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