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New Port Botany Container Terminal Operational

| Maritime News | 05/09/2014

Sydney International Container Terminals has said that the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by New South Wales’ Premier Mike Baird marks the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade.

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Impact of Large Vessels to Container Supply Chains

| Maritime News | 10/04/2014

The impact of big vessels on global and regional container supply chains dominated discussion on the opening day of the 18th TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference and Exhibition, at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore.

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UAE: Khalifa Port Handles One Million Containers in First Year

| Maritime News | 21/12/2013

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) have recently celebrated a record number of containers handled through Khalifa Port in its first year of operation.

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European ports ready for the Maersk giants

| Maritime News | 21/10/2013

European container ports are now gaining first-hand experience of Maersk’s Triple-E container ships with delivery and entry into service of Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller, first of twenty such vessels on order.

Since the introduction of the container, the size of ships employed in their transportation has grown inexorably. Ten years ago ships such as the Axel Maersk, at around 9,000 TEU were among the largest such vessels afloat. The following decade saw the capacities of container ships increasing by around 1,000 TEU annually.

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