Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
After tweaking its plastics collecting system over the past four months, The Ocean Cleanup redeployed the revamped System 001/B last week.
The International Maritime Organization’s annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS), celebrated on June 25, is putting a strong emphasis on the importance and value of women within the professional ranks this year.
China has launched the world’s first intelligent very large crude carrier (VLCC) at the country’s shipbuilding major, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC).
The 16th international inspection of the Integrated Management System (IMS) in this maritime complex was implemented successfully.
Hormoz's multipurpose port dredging project was placed on the agenda of the General Directorate of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Hormozgan province.
Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has agreed a long-term LNG supply deal for its ships with Gasnor, part of Royal Dutch Shell.
The Canadian government has unveiled a major investment of CAD 17 million (USD 13 million) to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune in an effort to move domestic goods to international markets.
Three years after the Expanded Panama Canal welcomed its first vessel on June 26, 2016, the waterway continues to exceed expectations for the maritime industry.
“The Ports and Maritime Organization consented to the construction and of a recreational harbor in Mazandaran province”, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Mazandaran Province.
The IMO’s 101st Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meeting has approved an initial set of guidelines for the conduct of autonomous ship trials.
LNG supplier Titan LNG has christened its bunker barge FlexFueler001 in the Netherlands.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has temporarily suspended the bunker craft operator licence of Inter-Pacific Petroleum Pte Ltd.
Drafting a comprehensive plan for strategic development of the islands of the country by the Specialized task force of Coasts, Islands, and Ports will be carried out over the next two months which is the basis for the development of the islands of Iran.
In less than 200 days the International Maritime Organization’s sulphur cap would be implemented, bringing with it a surge of up to 50% in fuel costs, according to Dutch ship-monitoring company We4Sea.
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.
The first paperless, instantly financed and fully door-to-door tracked container made its way from Korea to the warehouse of Samsung SDS in Tilburg via Port of Rotterdam on blockchain-based platform DELIVER.
Given the 30% growth in trade between Iran and India and the increase in business activities, we give priority to what we have pledged in our joint contracts, said Ambassador of India to Iran.
Export of goods from the port of Khorramshahr in the first quarter of this year (Solar year) has increased by 56% compared to the same period last year, said Director General of Port and Maritime of Khorramshahr.
Given the 30% growth in trade between Iran and India and the increase in business activities, we give priority to what we have pledged in our joint contracts, said Ambassador of India to Iran.
German LNG Terminal, a joint venture behind the LNG terminal project in Brunsbuettel, Northern Germany, will start the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) prequalification process this month.
One Sea alliance and the European Space Agency (ESA) have decided to collaborate on maritime digitalization and autonomous shipping initiatives.
Eleanor Roosevelt, described as the world’s first fast ferry for passengers and cargo, has begun to take shape at the Armon de Gijón shipyard, Spanish ferry company Baleària said.
Exports and imports in Noshahr and Fereydunkenar ports have increased by 35 percent this year compared to the same period last year, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Mazandaran Province.
Port and terminal operator APM Terminals Barcelona has invested EUR 47 million (USD 53 million) in the Spanish Port of Barcelona over recent months.
The Panama Canal has released a proposal to modify its current tolls structure with an “aim to better serve the global maritime industry,” according to Jorge L. Quijano, the canal Administrator.
The flags of Lithuania and the Russian Federation have been included in the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU), the body’s committee said in the latest update.
Due to its proximity to the Persian Gulf states, this port can be turned into an active export center and mineral terminal in the western province of Hormozgan, said the managing director of PMO
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME), Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU), NAPA and AVL have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop digital ships and related strategic solutions.
“Developing and promoting the marine tourism industry is one of the priorities of the ports and maritime of Bushehr.” Said the Director General of Ports and Maritime of Bushehr.
The Panama Canal has released a proposal to modify its current tolls structure with an “aim to better serve the global maritime industry,” according to Jorge L. Quijano, the canal Administrator.
With the recent launch of Canada’s first marine export facility for propane the country is set to attract a good share of the Asian LPG market, according to shipping consultancy Drewry.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement where MacGregor will deliver an automated mooring system for the world’s first autonomous containership, Yara Birkeland.
“Exports of goods from the three ports of Abadan increased by 107%.” Said Abadan Ports and Maritime Manager.
“With regard to the good capacities available in Bandar-e-Amr Abad, we will move towards developing economic relations.” Said Amin Aliev, Representative of the Republic of Dagestan in Iran.
Egypt’s Damietta Port Authority has inaugurated a new multipurpose terminal at an investment cost of EGP 1.36 billion (USD 81.3 million).
The biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Nordics was opened in Röyttä Harbour, Tornio, Finland
The government of India has issued a restriction banning all Indian seafarers from working on vessels in the Gulf of Guinea.
Iran Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO)’s representative at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mandana Mansourian, has been elected as IMO technical committee’s vice-chairwoman.
With the formation of the National Hydrographic Committee in 2005, 277,000 copies of EMCs have been produced and sold by Iran, which is an extremely important international achievement. Said Mohammad Rastad, Managing Director of PMO
In the framework of the implementation of the Chabahar Agreement and the expansion of transit and investment cooperation of Afghanistan's private sector in Chabahar, a MoU between the port and maritime office of Sistan Baluchistan and the private sector of Afghanistan was signed.
IIn the framework of the implementation of the Chabahar Agreement and the expansion of transit and investment cooperation of Afghanistan's private sector in Chabahar, a MoU between the port and maritime office of Sistan Baluchistan and the private sector of Afghanistan was signed.
Iceland’s Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources has proposed a ban on use of heavy fuel oil in the country’s waters, according to the Clean Arctic Alliance.
Satellite communications company Inmarsat has signed a business cooperation agreement that allows Hyundai Global Service (HGS) to offer ship owners and managers “a digital total care solution route to maritime digitalization”
The world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, has been appointed ‘Ship of the Year 2019’.
Due to the blockage of Tajikistan's transit through Turkmenistan, as well difficulty and unavailability of other routes, such as Afghanistan, Dushanbe’s need for transit through Chabahar port has increased more than ever.
non-oil exports from the strategic Chabahar port in south-eastern Iran has grown by 100% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year compared to the same period last year
Due to the blockage of Tajikistan's transit through Turkmenistan, as well difficulty and unavailability of other routes, such as Afghanistan, Dushanbe’s need for transit through Chabahar port has increased more than ever.
non-oil exports from the strategic Chabahar port in south-eastern Iran has grown by 100% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year compared to the same period last year
Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) has awarded a key wharf facility and pipeline construction contract for its Port Kembla Gas Terminal (PKGT).
The European Commission revealed a new funding for an autonomous shipping initiative for the European waters.