Thursday Nov 22, 2018
“No distinction should be made to countries for commercial maritime shipping activities”, Said Mohammad Rastad, the Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization at IMO Council meeting.
The international Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures will be held in Tehran on November 26th – 28th
The Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), the competent maritime administration and port authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran, would like to clarify the status and stance of the Iranian maritime sector in guaranteeing maritime safety and security, and protecting the marine environment
The hull of the Color Hybrid, the world’s largest battery-hybrid ship, owned by Color Line, has arrived at Ulstein Verft in Norway for completion.
he Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has proposed even stricter regulations to reduce the environmental strain in the world heritage fjords.
The second phase of Hamad Port development is expected to be announced before the end of 2018 and launched by early 2019, Qatar media cited the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications.
The process to construct the tallest marine control tower and State Marine Authority Building will commence.
“The focus of the Ports and Maritime Organization is on the construction of LNG terminals at Shahid Rajaee and Shahid Beheshti ports.” Said Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of Ports and Maritime Organization.
Top European commission official , Maja Bakran Marcich said on Monday that Iran is actively involved with international cooperation within maritime sector.
“I hope with the proper relations with the EU, cooperation in ports and maritime sector grows day by day”, Said Managing director of PMO at Logistics workshop attended by 16 representatives of the European Union.
Three investment agreements were signed with the Korean investor delegation visiting Bushehr Port.
The Workshop on Ports, Maritime and Logistics will be held in Tehran with the attendance of 16 senior EU transport division officials on November 12th and 13th.
Port and terminal operator DP World witnessed a rise in volumes, as gross container numbers grew by 2.6% in the first nine months of 2018.
Deputy Director of Port and Economic Affairs of Ports and Marine Organization announced the signing of an investment contract at Shahid Rajaee Port worth 30,000 billion Rial as one of the largest contracts with the private sector over the coming weeks.
South Korean liner company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is joining the club of liner giants that are planning to add fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.
Ecuador’s first deep sea terminal, Yilport Puerto Bolívar, has placed an order for 6 ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 18 electrified rubber-tired gantry (E-RTG) cranes with an aim to boost the terminal’s capabilities.
Norway’s gas transportation company BW Green Carriers AS, part of BW Group, is taking Miami-based bunker supplier World Fuel Services Inc to court over contaminated bunkers.
The export of agricultural products and livestock in the ports of western Hormozgan has reached 186,924 tons, which represents a 21% increase in this region.
The training Seminar of "Logistics and Transport Chain" will be held at the Ports and Maritime Organization for two days with the participation of EU transport department senior representatives.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports.
The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel Kairos departed from the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea, on October 17, heading for the ship’s primary area of operation in Northwest Europe.
The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) approved on Monday, October 22 the follow-up program for IMO’s strategy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships.
The main objective of the development and investment on the first phase of Chabahar Port is to create transit freight capacities through the port to Afghanistan and Central Asia countries.
Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of Ports and Maritime Organization: The most important objective of Chabahar transit agreement is to provide transportation services to neighboring countries for development of transit in the region.
So far, the private sector has invested 120,000 billion Rial in the ports of the country. The Ports and Maritime Organization is prepared to hold continuous meetings with the representatives of the Iran’s Chamber of commerce and representatives of the coastal provinces.
The document on the coordination and implementation of the Chabahar agreement between Iran, India and Afghanistan was signed during the first meeting on the International Transport and Transit Corridor Agreement Among the three Governments.
“The Chabahar port is located on the Indian-Central Asia route, and we can utilize this port as the center of our transit business. We are eagerly looking for the inauguration of the Chabahar-Zahedan and Khaf-Herat railroads” said Mr. Tirumurti
The managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization announced the start of Indian operations in Chabahar port within the next two weeks.
Royal Dutch Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG fuel from its specialized LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa.
Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is to launch the experimental use of a system that supports ship operation during voyages using augmented reality (AR) technology aboard a new very large crude carrier (VLCC).
Amirabad Ports and Maritime Director: A Chinese investment delegation visited port of Amirabad.
Cooperation and participation of an Italian company for investment and development of Iranian ports was discussed during the Iranian delegation visit to Italy
South Korea’s state-run company Korea Ocean Business Corp (KOBC) has revealed its intentions to support financially troubled shipping firms and fund eco-friendly projects.
The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), representing a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year.
There should be more accuracy and transparency in declaration of cargo to shipping companies, Diego Aponte, President and CEO of Switzerland-based MSC Group said.
The twenty-fifth meeting of PRIMAR Advisory Committee with the participation of 15 member states began in Tehran this morning. This meeting will be held in Tehran for two days, 16th -17th of October 2018.
Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization met the Director of the Free Zone and Port of Trieste, Italy, with the aim of developing port and maritime cooperation.
After the finalization of the memorandum with an international company, the Mechanized Mining-Rail Terminal in Shahid Rajaee Port will be constructed within three years and it will turns into a green port.
Stolt-Nielsen’s CEO, Niels Stolt-Nielsen, believes the costs stemming from the industry’s switch to compliant fuels as of January 2020, should be met by customers.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has started testing autonomous navigation with a floating lab in preparation for the next step in autonomy.
Iran Remains a Member of Advisory Committee at the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO)
A joint meeting was held with the Deputy Minister of Shipping and India’s main ports managers in order to develop specialized port and maritime cooperation with India.
The 2nd YPCOM Technical Visit of PIANC-Iran has been held with participation of members and Port authorities on 9-11 September 2018 in Chabahar, Sistan and Balouchestan.
Two merchant ships collided north of the French island of Corsica today, causing a four-kilometre fuel spill in the Mediterranean Sea that French and Italian authorities are working to contain.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has joined SEA\LNG, a multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel
Assistant Secretary of Foreign Minister and Director General of the West Asian states department: Chabahar is a low-cost and efficient route for the transfer of commodities to neighboring countries.
The Panama Canal expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season.
The shipping industry must rise to the biggest technology challenge in 100 years in order to meet its decarbonization ambitions, a group of 34 maritime CEOs and industry leaders stressed in a call for action towards a new decarbonized future.
Director of Amirabad Port: The first shipment of chemical fertilizer from Turkmenistan reached Amirabad port.
Deputy Director of Maritime Affairs in the Ports and Maritime Organization: Over the past six months, the investment and capacity of passenger terminals have increased.