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  • 18 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    MS “PICTOR J” of the shipping company Jüngerhans resident in Haren (Ems) has moored as the first vessel at the new container terminal of the Jade-Weser-Port in Wilhelmshaven. With this vessel loaded with 75 empty containers, water-side operating tests should start at the unique german deepwater port. According to the information of the carrier of […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A heavy blast rocked the port of Antwerp on Friday when a solid waste storage bunker exploded at an industrial waste treatment plant, Antwerp’s fire department said. The blast originated in a tank containing solvents, while an adjacent warehouse, containing small quantities of stored chemicals, caught fire and burned down completely, the facility owner Indaver said. There […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      The newly established company SWORC A/S has signed with Tuco ApS, to begin construction of the first of its special purpose shallow water oil recovery vessels aptly dubbed SWORC (Shallow Water Oil Recovery Catamaran). This 6m catamaran boasts several unique features enabling it to operate effectively in as little as 35cm water depth. The […]

  • 28 May 2019

    US LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG has agreed with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners for the latter to provide a $1.3 billion equity investment in the 10 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.  

  • 13 June 2016

    The moment when we finally see unmanned ships in our harbours and seas is still some way off. Yet, the technologies behind autonomous shipping are forging ahead at a blistering pace. With commercial shipping and naval projects kicking off around the world, the maritime sector is hot on the heels of the more advanced automotive […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Dalby Offshore has assisted in retrieving a container out of the Humber to avert 20 tonnes of lube oil being released into the sea, which was starting to pose danger to the local shipping port and nearby offshore wind farm installations. Dalby Offshore bought in Delta Marine’s ‘Whalsa Lass’ tug boat to collect the container with the […]

  • 16 February 2017

    The fire that raged for days on board the APL Austria docked at the port of Ngqurha near Port Elizabeth has finally been extinguished, according to the latest update from the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA). “The good news is that the fire on board is completely extinguished and port operations continued as normal […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Although various carriers are intensifying their efforts to digitise some of the transactional parts of their business, it is still unclear if technology will finally transform the container shipping industry, according to Alphaliner. About half of all bookings for container shipments continue to be made manually, while up to a third of shipping invoices are […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    EUROGATE will once again be represented at this year’s “Intermodal South America” logistics trade fair. The show opens its doors from 10 to 12 April 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the “German Ports” joint stand, EUROGATE will present Germany’s only deep-water container terminal in Wilhelmshaven in addition to its two German seaport locations in […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has welcomed the guilty plea by Daina Shipping Co., the registered owners of the Rena, to a charge under the Resource Management Act relating to the discharge of harmful substances following the grounding of the ship in October 2011. Daina Shipping was today fined $300,000 in the Tauranga District Court on […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The World Container Index, the first Europe-based assessment of container freight rates, has gone live on schedule (on September 1, 2011), ushering in a new era of price discovery and risk management solutions in the container freight market. The first published World Container Index freight rates show increases on some, but not all, major routes. […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region, the leading regional marine terminal operator, has won the prestigious Container Terminal Operator Award for a fifth consecutive year at the Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2013 in Dubai. The judging panel chose the operator of Jebel Ali Port for its all-round operational excellence, a dynamic approach to creating […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Collaboration, Infrastructure, Innovation, IT & Software, Rules & Regulation, Vessels

    Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a non-profit group established to further digitalisation of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member carriers, has published standard data definitions for the port call process.

  • 5 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS), have launched the Smart Port Challenge (SPC) 2020. The project invites technology start-ups to submit proposals based on any of the 17 innovation opportunities that have been curated in collaboration with 15 maritime corporates […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oslo-based shipping company MPC Container Ships has continued its fleet expansion with the addition of two more container vessels. The company purchased a 2,564 TEU vessel, which will be named AS Petulia, and a 1,200 TEU ship, to be named AS Frida. The two container ships were built in 2008 and 2003, respectively. The total investment […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Alianca has christened the second of four identical new container ships for its cabotage fleet, the “Fernão de Magalhães”. The naming ceremony was held on 26 September at the container port of Porto Chibatão on the Rio Negro in Manaus. The Sponsor of the ship is Dionéia Thomas, the wife of Julian Thomas, who is […]

  • 27 July 2006

    MAYPORT, FL — The Coast Guard is now examining a 670 foot ship that ran aground off the shores of Mayport. The Horizon Discovery, a container ship, ran into rocks at the Little Jetties Park off Ocean Street Tuesday night. Early reports indicate mechnical failure caused the problem. Coast Guard officials tell First Coast News […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    COSCO Shipping Ports signs a merger agreement with Tianjin Port Holdings and CM Terminals regarding the trio’s respective subsidiaries.

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Together with other members of NAPA, the North Adriatic Ports Association, Luka Koper again participated at the biennial Transport Logistics China fair this week in Shanghai. NAPA, which joins the ports of Koper, Venice, Trieste and Rijeka, promoted the Adriatic as the fastest and most direct shipping route servicing the markets of Central and Eastern Europe, […]

  • 2 September 2010

    Samsung Heavy Industries, has standardized on the Intergraph® SmartMarine® 3D engineering and design solution for all marine projects, both offshore and shipbuilding. SHI has already built the world’s largest number of drill ships and has successfully delivered the world’s largest marine platforms and semi-submersible drilling facilities. A SmartMarine 3D user since 2004, SHI has maintained […]

  • 24 July 2009

    The handling of the Xin Hong Kong at the Eurogate Container Terminal Hamburg (CTH) on 17 July 2009 marked the start of a new weekly container line service that links northern Europe with the Far East. Under the auspices of the new joint service the Chinese company China Shipping Container Line (CSCL) and the Taiwan-based […]