India’s shipping ministry is planning to establish LNG storage facilities at Haldia dock of Kolkata Port Trust over the next two years, as part of efforts to cut emissions by powering barges with the clean gas, reports said.

Dalian Port (PDA) Company Limited saw its first half profit has declined on the back of China’s slowing economy, which is anticipated to extend into the second half of this year.

The long-awaited New Priok Container Terminal I, the first terminal at Tanjung Priok Port's new facilities in North Jakarta, started operations last week, just one month behind schedule, local reports said.

Malaysian infrastructure conglomerate MMC Corp Bhd is buying a 49% stake in Penang Port from its majority shareholder Seaport Terminal (Johore) Sdn Bhd (STJSB) for MYR200m ($49.6m) in cash.

If the recent call of MSC Zoe is any indication, the 27.6% increase in container volumes recorded by Port of Salalah in the first half of 2016 is a sign of things to come.

Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is earmarking PHP6bn ($127m) this year to expand government-owned ports across the country, local media reported.

China’s ministry of transport has selected seven terminals across the country to carry out trials on shoreside power, or cold ironing, for ships at berth.

Woo Ye-jong, president of Busan Port Authority (BPA), will embark on a tour of Europe to visit shipping firms and attend meetings as part of efforts to help increase cargo volumes at the Korean port.

South Korea’s Incheon port will commence 24-hour operation starting 1 July 2016 in order to handle increasing volume of traffic and customer demand, Incheon Port Authority announced.

Malaysia’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) has earmarked more than MYR8.6bn ($2.1bn) to invest in new berths and equipment over the next five to 10 years.

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