Sunday Aug 25, 2019
 
Dutch Port of Amsterdam has become a partner in the European project H2SHIPS which will focus on the introduction of hydrogen as a marine fuel
Germany has joined the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling, the Hong Kong Convention.
A total of 28 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, comprising 25 actual and three attempted incidents, were reported in Asia during January-June 2019.
The two state-owned stewards of “Iranian Trading Company’ and “livestock support’ have been ordered to supply, load and unload their staple cargoes and ships through Chabahar port, said the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and Commerce.
The two state-owned stewards of “Iranian Trading Company’ and “livestock support’ have been ordered to supply, load and unload their staple cargoes and ships through Chabahar port, said the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and Commerce.
The Mexican government is upgrading the Port of Manzanillo, one of the country’s main Pacific Ocean ports, with four new terminals.
APM Terminals Callao has become the first Peruvian terminal to introduce a customer platform that logs, streamlines and coordinates general cargo operations in the Port of Callao.
Blockchain-based solution provider ShipChain and GTX Corp, a tech firm offering GPS and NFC tracking location-based services, have announced a partnership for a new global NFC blockchain shipment tracking solution.
Agreements have been reached to establish a joint shipping line between Iran and Turkmenistan, said the minister of road and urban development.
We must realize the motto of “Iranian fleet, Iranian Seafarers” by utilizing our maritime capabilities, said the minister of road and urban development.
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Most pressure has been felt in the country caused by economic tensions, but the seafarers proved that by their own efforts, no danger could threaten the maritime sector, said the Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization.
With the establishment of shipping lines, it became possible to transit goods directly between the ports of India and Chabahar on a weekly basis, said the Director General of Ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan .
Denmark has again improved its place on the list of the world’s largest ship operating nations, surpassing the United States to claim the fifth place.
Integrated energy systems designer Blueday Technology has teamed up with Swiss sustainable energy infrastructure fund manager SUSI Partners to offer installation of hybrid power systems without upfront capital expenditure.
China has retained its lead as the country best connected to others by sea, according to the liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
With the establishment of shipping lines, it became possible to transit goods directly between the ports of India and Chabahar on a weekly basis, said the Director General of Ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan .
The loading of staple goods and livestock into warehouses of the Imam Port Complex has increased by 4%, said the Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of Khuzestan Ports and Maritime Administration.
More than 738,483 tons of non-oil goods were loaded in the port of Khorramshahr, which shows an increase of 59% compared to the same period last year.
Singapore has topped the 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index for the sixth year running, the Baltic Exchange said.
The Egyptian government has announced a new package of incentives and discounts for shipping companies in a bid to ensure the sustainability of shipping lines’ schedules.
"The service is being provided at the highest possible level to the shipping lines owned by different countries and companies," said the Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization, emphasizing that the highest standards of safety of entry, exit and traffic of ships of different countries are ensured.
Kyrgyzstan is ready to transport its export and import cargos through Chabahar port, said Kyrgyz ambassador to Tehran
Dutch LNG supplier Titan LNG has completed the largest LNG bunkering in the world involving Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel
Canadian company FortisBC has entered into its first term supply agreement to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Top Speed Energy Corp. to export to China.
Sweden’s largest hybrid-electric car ferry, Tellus, will soon begin passenger operations, technology firm Danfoss Editron said.
Kyrgyzstan is ready to transport its export and import cargos through Chabahar port, said Kyrgyz ambassador to Tehran
During the last 4 months, Container unloading and loading operations at Amirabad port had 2 times growth compared to the same period last year.
Mr. Gaddam Dharmendra announced in a meeting with CEO of the Chabahar Port in the embassy of India in Tehran, that it is about 6 months that India have commenced seriously its port operation in Chabahar
A.P. Moller Holding, that controls Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, has unveiled its first step into the renewable energy industry with the planned acquisition of Danish wind turbine supplier KK Group.
The magnitude of the sulphur cap challenge lying ahead for the shipping industry and the need for a smooth transition is raising concerns, according to International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo)
Philippines-based International Container Terminal Services has bought concession rights to operate, manage and develop the Terminal de Contêineres 1 in the Port of Rio de Janeiro.
The Director General of the ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchistan announced the economic, marine, technical, and maintenance priorities of the ports of the province in 2019-2020
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between India and the Maldives for the establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea, has received approval from The Union Council of Ministers of India.
Denmark’s port of Esbjerg is to expand its eastern port area as it plans to construct a new, 40,000-m2 multi-terminal in response to increased demand.
Asia to the Mediterranean trade appears to have bottomed out, but growth during the rest of the year is likely to be fairly modest, according to shipping consultancy Drewry.
The Director General of the ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchistan announced the economic, marine, technical, and maintenance priorities of the ports of the province in 2019-2020
Due to the increase in annual loading and unloading capacity of Chabahar port, this port offers great investment opportunities, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan
The first private sector office of Afghan traders opened in Shhaid Beheshti port of Chabahar, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan
Due to the increase in annual loading and unloading capacity of Chabahar port, this port offers great investment opportunities, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan
The first private sector office of Afghan traders opened in Shhaid Beheshti port of Chabahar, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan
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