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  • 29 April 2014

    The Port of Dunkirk in France has issued an invitation for expressions of interest to create a small-scale marine and onshore LNG distribution station in the Port of Dunkirk. With a new full-scale LNG terminal under construction, the Port of Dunkirk also prepares itself to meet demand for small-scale LNG locally and potentially in neighboring […]

  • 5 July 2017

    Dunkirk’s LNG terminal and the Port of Dunkirk (Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque) have signed an agreement for the development of an LNG supply station. As the use of liquefied natural gas by shipping and road vehicles has grown significantly in recent months with new projects, DunkerquePort and Dunkerque LNG believe LNG will play an […]

  • 27 January 2015

    The French port of Dunkirk informed it has chosen the group of three companies to cooperate with on the project study on the setup LNG bunkering facilities.

  • 13 January 2017

    French Port of Dunkirk posted a new record in annual container volumes, handling 341,041 TEU in 2016, an increase of 7 percent compared to the previous year. The rise is primarily attributed to “the support of leading regional shippers and the shipping company CMA CGM.” Full containers alone rose by 7 percent to 221,196 TEU, […]

  • 27 January 2015

    The French port of Dunkirk informed it has chosen the group of three companies to cooperate with on the project study on the setup LNG bunkering facilities.

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM’s containership inaugurates cold ironing facilities at the Port of Dunkirk.

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will invest nearly €550,000 in a design and safety study to welcome ultra-large container ships in the Port of Dunkirk in northern France. Ultra-large (about 400m long) container ships, becoming increasingly popular for goods transportation, often require adaptation of the maritime access to ports. This project features technical design and safety […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The European Union will co-finance with over €1.1 million a study analysing the feasibility of constructing an LNG bunkering station within the French port of Dunkirk. The study was selected for funding under the 2011 TEN-T Annual Call. The project will analyse the feasibility of constructing an LNG bunkering station within the Port capable of directly receiving […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque has invited bids for the Dunkirk beach replenishment program. This beach replenishment will be undertaken by using dredged sand that should be placed onto the shoreline in front of the Allies Dyke at Dunkirk. The sand will be sourced from the areas located in the northern area in the periphery […]

  • 23 January 2006

    French authorities investigating the sinking of a fishing boat off Alderney have refused to allow a cargo ship to leave the port of Dunkirk.

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Union has decided to give €550,000 in funding for the technical design studies of the project to improve access for shipping in the Western Port of Dunkirk, in order to provide optimum conditions for the berthing of the world’s largest container carriers and capesize ore carriers in the Port of Dunkirk. Along with […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    EDF’s unit Dunkerque LNG  terminal in France signed a deal with the port of Dunkirk to develop an LNG fueling station at the terminal. 

  • 10 February 2016
    Vessels

    France’s fourth LNG import terminal located in the port of Dunkirk is scheduled to receive its first cargo of the chilled fuel in June this year, according to the latest construction update. This marks another delay as the EDF-operated terminal was initially expected to receive cargoes by the end of 2015, but this was postponed to […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Vessels

    France’s fourth LNG import terminal in the port of Dunkirk will receive its first commissioning cargo onboard Teekay’s 135,243-cbm LNG carrier Madrid Spirit. The Madrid Spirit departed from Nigeria’s Bonny liquefaction and export plant and it is expected to dock at Europe’s newest LNG import terminal on July 8, data by the Port of Dunkirk […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    In early November an impressive 400-tonne grain gantry, from Le Havre, was lifted off the 160m-long ship LONE with the two 1,000-tonne cranes and then placed on the Grande-Synthe quay by the staff of BARRA SNM. The grain terminal in the Port of Dunkirk, where grain traffic is growing fast, is now equipped with two […]

  • 21 June 2017

    In today’s “Picture of the day” we bring you an artistic black and white photo of France’s Dunkirk LNG import terminal taken from a beach nearby the EDF-operated facility in the port of Dunkirk. Dunkirk LNG terminal, one of Europe’s newest LNG import facilities, started commercial operations on January 1 this year and has since then received five […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels

    France’s Dunkirk LNG import terminal, the country’s fourth regasification facility, on Tuesday received a cargo from Norway. 

  • 20 July 2016
    Vessels

    France’s fourth LNG import terminal in the port of Dunkirk (Dunkerque) celebrated another milestone after recently receiving its first commissioning cargo.

  • 14 September 2017

    France’s Dunkirk LNG import terminal, the country’s fourth regasification facility, is to receive a rare cargo of liquefied natural gas. According to the shipping data by the port of Dunkirk, LNG tanker Arctic Lady, owned by Höegh LNG and chartered by France’s Total, is expected to arrive at the Dunkirk terminal on September 19. The 148,000-cbm LNG […]

  • 13 April 2011

      Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. today recently delivered the Cape Amanda bulk carrier to “K” Line Bulk Shipping (UK) Limited. The carrier, identified as Kawasaki hull No. 1672, is the 6th state-of-the-art bulk carrier with 180,000 DWT developed by Kawasaki. The Cape Amanda is a 292-meter-long bulk carrier boasting one of the largest cargo capacities […]

  • 16 January 2017

    The newly commissioned Dunkirk LNG terminal in France, operated by EDF, is to receive a cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the world’s top producer, Qatar. This will be the fourth ever tanker to dock a the LNG import terminal located within the Dunkirk port and the first since the facility officially started commercial […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls announced officially, on September 26th in Arras, the government’s commitment to the building of the Seine-Nord Canal linking the Greater Paris area with the major ports of northern Europe, including Dunkirk Port. This long-awaited project is estimated to be worth around €4 billion, and will be funded by the European […]