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  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Port of Rotterdam has seen an increase in the total number of vessels in Rotterdam for the first time since 2007, the port authority said. During 2015, Rotterdam hosted 29,122 sea-going vessels, slightly more than a year earlier when 29,014 sailed into the port. In 2007, the port welcomed a total of 37,097 sea-going vessels. Furthermore, the […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    MarineTraffic, a global AIS vessel tracking service, believes that open data can positively increase the competitiveness and efficiency of the shipping industry. Speaking at the Union for the Mediterranean stakeholder conference, “Towards a Roadmap for Blue Investment and Jobs in the Mediterranean” held on May 27th, in Athens, Marine Traffic Managing Director Demitris Memos explained: “Activities […]

  • 6 June 2017

    Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait was briefly suspended on June 5 when a Malta-flagged general cargo vessel ran into trouble in the waterway. The 1986-built vessel Andre Michel 1 suffered an engine malfunction in the Garipce area of the Bosphorus shortly after noon local time. According to GAC, a salvage boat and tug were sent to assist the […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four people were reported dead following a collision between a bulk carrier and a coastal safety boat at the southern entry to the Bosphorus waterway, according to GAC. The incident, which occurred at 8:40 a.m. (0540 GMT) today, resulted in the capsizing of the coastal safety boat, identified as Sahil Guvenlik 25. GAC added that the boat was being removed […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia is the second-most important trading partner for the Port of Hamburg in terms of seaborne container handling. With a total volume of approx. 675,000 standard containers (TEU) handled between Hamburg and the Russian ports, the volume of container traffic was up by a further 13.3 per cent in 2012, consolidating the lead in foreign […]

  • 1 December 2015

    The heavy fog which blocked all vessel traffic in the US Houston Ship Channel for four days, has cleared enough to allow the Houston Pilots to continue boarding all vessels. The channel continued its operations yesterday around 11 am local time with boarding of in-bound vessels only, according to Gulf Agency Company Limited (GAC) USA. GAC added that a number of vessels […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The AIS vessel tracking service MarineTraffic has started supplying geographical positioning data to the Equasis project, a European Commission initiative started in 2000 which makes ship safety information more widely available. The Equasis project makes information, including a vessel’s age, ownership, management, flag, classification society, P&I club and recent geographical positions, available via an online […]

  • 11 December 2007

    The number of containers moving through the Port of Halifax will drop below 500,000 for 2007, after staying above the half-million mark for seven years, according to unofficial year-end figures soon to be released.

  • 8 October 2015

    Orkney Islands Council continued its work to install a new marine traffic system west of Orkney last Friday. A 16-foot long radar piece of a new VTS (vessel traffic system) was transferred by helicopter from EMEC’s Billia Croo wave test site to the Black Craig. The Black Craig, which EMEC uses as an environmental observation point […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in an effort to provide more accurate analysis of global trade and shipping trends. Under the agreement, signed on May 16, 2017, UNCTAD and MarineTraffic will be sharing information and data that will enable the organisations […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Traffic growth in the ports sector is likely to remain well below historical levels for the foreseeable future, due to fundamental structural changes in the industry and global trade, according to Fitch Ratings. Global port traffic growth has slowed in recent years due to a mix of mostly structural factors, including a maturing container shipping […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The companies are combining vessel traffic and port management solutions.

  • 23 August 2010

    The country’s two major ports — Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) — are likely to resume normal operations from Monday, a little over a fortnight since the collision between container vessel MSC Chitra and cargo ship Khailijia 3, off the Mumbai coast. The waters will be safe and clear for […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Houston Ship Channel reopened to two-way traffic after a collision between a tanker and a tug.

  • 8 August 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour has recorded significant increases in traffic in the first six months of the year, as activity within the energy sector generally and the North Sea in particular continues to rise. Continued growth in the oil and gas sector was reflected in the increase in support vessels that used the port over the first […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC, a master developer and manager of commercial ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has today released its traffic figures for 2012, with growth reported across all key traffic categories including: containers, vessel and RORO (roll-on roll-off) movements, and general bulk and cargo. RORO saw the highest increase in growth, with […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    European Space Agency (ESA) will improve the identification and tracking of seafaring vessels anywhere on Earth from 2018 under a public–private partnership with LuxSpace of Luxembourg and exactEarth of Canada, ESA said in a release.   Existing marine traffic control, which is based on radio links, is limited to coastal areas and even near shore […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 22 January 2007

    The amount of vehicles, freight and passengers using the port of Dover has increased for the second year running. Statistics released by the Kent port show a record 2.3 million lorries passed through it in 2006, while passenger numbers reached 13.7 million.

  • 17 August 2009

    The Port of Marseilles has reported a 17 percent increase in cruise passengers for the first half of the year, at 227,000, which it attributed largely to regular calls by the Costa Concordia and the MSC Fantasia. The port said in a press release that the passenger capacity for the Concordia is 3,700 and 3,500 […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cargo volumes at India’s Major Ports increased by 5.2 percent during the first half of the fiscal year 2016-17 as the country’s ports handled a total of 315.4 million tonnes of cargo in the period from April to September 2016. The rise in cargo traffic from 299.5 million tonnes, handled by the ports during the same […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Barcelona sees 26% rise in total traffic in 2017, marking its best results yet.