Throughout the vicissitudes of 2020, with all the “Black Swans” swimming around, ports have continued to support maritime activity and world trade and Seatrade Maritime News talks to senior Americas port executives about what the future holds.
Amid the continued depressed international shipping market, the drop in demand for newbuildings has resulted in the decline of the three major shipbuilding indexes of China declined for the first five months of the year.
Before the new year rolled around, the World Bank had put its forecast for Kazakhstan’s economy to grow by 3.7% for the whole of 2020. This would be down slightly from the 4.1% we clocked in 2019, but it was a figure in the positive range...
Shandong Port Overseas, a unit of Shandong Port Group, has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rizhao Port to jointly develop international markets.