The Government of India will launch its second multi-modal terminal (MMT) on river Ganga at Sahibganj, Jharkhand, India, on 12 September.
The UK Government has granted £2.3m ($2.85m) for the development of new maritime technology to cut shipping emissions.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has allocated £30m ($36.5m) in emergency funding to upgrade port infrastructure, as well as road and rail links to prepare for Brexit.
The Indian Ministry of Shipping introduced facial biometric cards known as Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID) for seafarers.
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) to advance the development of a proposed container terminal in Contrecoeur port.
New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to purchase a fully electric ship-handling tug.
The UK government has unveiled plans to establish up to ten ‘free ports’ across Britain after Brexit to boost trade.
The Government of South Korea has decided to invest approximately KRW41.8tn ($35.2bn) by 2040 to increase the cargo handling capacity of ports across the country.
The Indian government is considering providing Bangladesh with access to its Jawaharlal Nehru and Mundra ports on the country's west coast.
The Port of Riga has begun servicing LNG-powered container vessels with the arrival of Containerships Polar, one of the world's first LNG-fuelled vessels.