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Durban dig-out port plan likely to be delayed

The first phase of Durban’s dig-out port, which was expected to generate hundreds of jobs and turn the city into the shipping hub of Africa, would not be ready by 2020 as planned, and the current harbour might have to be expanded to provide a short-term solution. 729 more words


Accelerated Screening - Port of Rotterdam’s ability to scan cargo on trains moving at 35 mph

The days of halting trains and unloading contents for inspection appear to be over at the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, where trained operators can now use high-power X-ray scanners to produce clear, unambiguous imagery of densely packed cargo in trains moving at speeds up to 60 kilometers per hour (35 MPH). 641 more words

Non-Intrusive Inspection

Dawn of a new era - 24,000 TEU container ships

Former Head of Germanischer Lloyd and one of the first in the world to predict the arrival of 18,000 TEU ships, anticipates that container ships will eventually exceed 400m in length and will go beyond 19,000 TEU. 514 more words

International Shipping