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Malawi Opens Trade Waterway to Indian Ocean

Malawi has opened a waterway linking inland countries to the Indian Ocean, which will increase trade opportunities for neighbouring Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Nsanje World Inland Water Port is part of the 238km Shire-Zambezi River waterway, which follows the Shire River from Lake Malawi to the Zambezi River in Mozambique. ...

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US and China Strike Agreement on Hazmat Transport

The US has signed a cooperative agreement with China to ensure the safe transport of hazardous materials across all modes of transportation – from seaports and aviation to rail and highway. US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined China’s Minister of Transport Li Shenglin to sign the agreement, which is ...

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First remote-controlled ferry could be launched by 2020, says Rolls-Royce official

Rolls-Royce Marine Innovation vice-president Oskar Levander has predicted that the first remote-controlled ferry demonstrator could be launched within the next four to five years. The future advancement in the maritime industry was announced by Levander ahead of the 40th annual Interferry conference- themed technical innovations, to be held in October ...

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Mitsui-led consortium wins Western DFC contracts in India

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) has awarded two contracts worth JPY76bn ($620m) to Japan’s Mitsui-led consortium to carry out civil and track works for two sections of Phase II of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) between Delhi and Mumbai. The contracts will cover the 186km Vaitarana-Sachin ...

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