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Djibouti: Government Seizing DP World Terminal May Alter Shipping Routes

Background Amid an ongoing legal dispute with Dubai-based DP World, the fourth largest port operator worldwide, the government of Djibouti unilaterally terminated a concession contract on February 22. The contract was awarded to DP World in 2006 for a container terminal in the Port of Doraleh, an extension of the...

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Disruptive Impacts from Planned Port Strikes in Spain

Executive Summary Spanish dockworkers are set to stage a seven-day strike from March 10 to 24International Dockworkers Council has called on European ports to strike on March 10 in solidarityLow productivity and threat of strike have already led to cancellation and re-routing of vesselsCompanies at Port of Valencia have already...

Tianjin Port Situation Update

A devastating series of explosions at a Dangerous Goods warehouse occurred in Tianjin, China last week. The explosions, which occurred approximately 50 kilometers away from the city center, left more than a hundred people dead and hundreds injured. The cause of the explosions was not immediately known, but initial...