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The MOL Caledon container ship, operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., sits moored to the dock side at DP World Ltd.'s newly operational London Gateway deep-sea container terminal port in Stanford-Le-Hope, U.K., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.

The MOL Caledon container ship, operated by Mitsui OSK Lines, is moored at the dock at DP World’s newly operational London Gateway deep-sea container terminal port in Stanford-Le-Hope on Thursday

Tug boats put on a water display during the launch of the Chinese-built Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) in the harbour of Colombo on August 5, 2013.  Sri Lanka launched its biggest port with Chinese funding to turn Colombo into a strategic shipping hub along the world's most lucrative trading route.

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Tug boats put on a water display during the launch of the Chinese-built Colombo International Container Terminal in the harbour of Colombo on Monday. Sri Lanka launched its biggest port with Chinese funding to turn Colombo into a strategic shipping hub along the world’s most lucrative trading route.