Thursday Oct 17, 2019
 
Thailand is set to receive a THB 40.9 billion (USD 1.3 billion) port and gas terminal on its east coast, the country’s Industrial Estate Authority (IEAT) said on October 1
RN-Bunker LLC, a subsidiary of Russia’s petroleum company Rosneft, has launched bunkering operations with RMLS 40 in the country’s Far East.
The United Arab Emirates Shipping Association (UAESA) joined the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) during the Seatrade Shiptech event at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd will not use the Arctic shipping passages which are now open as the sea ice in the Arctic is melting.
South Korea’s container shipping major Hyundai Merchant Marine and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering have joined forces on the research, development and innovation in the field of smart ship technologies.
Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) will work with Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) on developing a system for the combustion of carbon-free fuel as a way of contributing to decarbonization.
Managing Director of PMO announced: By providing infrastructure, marine access and new equipment, Chabahar Port is capable of receiving large-sized vessels
Online technology platforms where shipping lines and their customers can negotiate forward contracts could help improve vessel utilisation levels and reduce freight rate volatility, a joint study by Drewry and CyberLogitec showed.
The World Shipping Council (WSC) revealed plans to propose the creation of an international research and development entity that would identify a new generation of marine fuels.
A consortium of Swedish, Norwegian and German partners has been given the go-ahead for their research and innovation project Prepare Ships that is expected to increase safety and efficiency in shipping.
The Ports & Maritime Organization announced: “No regional maritime administration responded to calls for assistance by MT Sabiti at the time of incident.”
According to the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC), the blasts damaged SABITI, which is owned by NITC, on its main storage tank
French provider of container tracking solutions Traxens has led the development of the first standards for smart container data exchange published by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT).
Japanese shipping major Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has placed an order for what it claims to be the world largest LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC).
Singapore and Panama have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their maritime relations.
Referring to the commencement of the implementation of the operation and exploitation of the development and infrastructure projects of Bushehr Ports, Managing Director of PMO emphasized: With infrastructure developments, the need for a good commercial port will be covered on coast of Bushehr province.
The Dutch-Belgian North Sea Port is joining the PortXL port & maritime accelerator as it pushes for further innovations.
Technology company ABB has secured a contract to install a shore-to-ship solution at the South Korean Port of Incheon.
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has launched a production line for manufacturing multi-purpose shipping containers in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Urban Development
The European Commission has approved Greece’s plans to grant EUR 47.3 million (USD 52 million) of public support for the construction of a new quay in the ferry port of Igoumenitsa on the north-west coast of Greece.
South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries and classification society ABS have signed a joint development project (JDP) to collaborate on a next-generation LNG carrier.
Panama’s Cabinet Council has officially approved the modification of the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Board of Directors.
By the completion of Doha passenger terminal repairs the shipping line is expected to be operationalized by the end of October this year, Said the Director General of Bushehr Maritime.
The wreck of the general cargo vessel M/S Osfjord, that grounded over a year ago off Norway, has been removed, according to Norwegian offshore supply vessel owner BOA Offshore.
About 80 million tons of goods is planned to be shipped annually via the Northern Sea Route (NSR) by 2024, Rosatom director revealed.
Cyprus is looking to put an end to initial ship registration fees in an effort to boost the Cypriot registry’s competitiveness and attract more ships.
Allah-Morad Afifipour: Exports of non-oil products from Iran’s southern port of Shahid Rajaee registered a growth of 11.6 percent in the first half of the current Iranian year
The Director General of the Ports Engineering of PMO announced the approval of the Marine Structures Licensing Committee with the extension and licensing of operation for 8 offshore structures in the north and south of the country.
In the first six months of this year, unloading and loading of all types of goods has increased by 59%, said the Director General of Khuzestan Province Ports and Maritime.
The Ports and Maritime Organization has made big investment in upgrading and improving the access of the country's commercial ports to other transport facilities, said the Managing Director of Ports and maritime Organization.
Iran and Italy are exploring possibilities for launching a key shipping route that could help increase trade between the port of Chabahar, in southeastern Iran, and Venice, in northern Italy.
The Ocean Cleanup has completed another test campaign in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, proving that its latest design solved a major issue.
Indonesia has decided that vessels flying the Indonesian flag would comply with the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap, after the country earlier informed that it needed more time to comply
The Irish dock workers union SIPTU has called for better protection for all workers in Ireland’s ports on the back of a recent fatal incident on the Irish docks, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF).
Fitch Ratings has once again affirmed the Panama Canal’s ‘A’ investment grade rating with a stable outlook for its long-term issuer default rating and its senior unsecured notes.
Following a successful first quarter, India’s port operator Essar Ports expects to meet its target of handling 60 million tons (MT) of cargo in FY 2020.
Iran and Italy are exploring possibilities for launching a key shipping route that could help increase trade between the port of Chabahar, in southeastern Iran, and Venice, in northern Italy.
Finland-based oil refining firm Neste has introduced a new IMO 2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel to help shipowners comply with the upcoming regulation.
Germany’s Port of Hamburg remains on a growth course, achieving a 4.1 percent advance to 69.4 million tons in seaborne cargo handling in the first half of 2019.
Two extra factors this year that are set to “further disrupt” and throw a wrench in the day-to-day management of the shipping peak season, according to digital freight forwarder iContainers.
4 major development plans was put into operation in Khorramshahr Port with the presence of the Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development.
The Government of Canada has announced a new investment of CAD 18.5 million (about USD 14 million) for a project to increase transport efficiency, capacity, and security by reducing waiting times and bottlenecks for container movements at the Port of Montreal.
Australia could soon surpass Qatar as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science (DIIS).
Around 6.2 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil, condensate, and refined petroleum products flowed through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait in 2018, according to data provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
According to notices given by international organizations to Iran by January 1st, all Iranian vessels must use low-sulfur fuel, otherwise they may face many consequences, said the Deputy Director of Maritime Affairs of PMO.
The unloading and loading of goods in Shahid Bahonar Port increased by 15%, said the Manager of Shahid Bahonar Ports and Maritime office.
29 companies have applied for investment in the Shahid Beheshti Port of Chabahar in the first six months of this year, said the Director General of ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan.
29 companies have applied for investment in the Shahid Beheshti Port of Chabahar in the first six months of this year, said the Director General of ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan.
The first ship carrying barley, including essential goods, arrived at the port of Chabahar, said the Director General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime.
Global container port demand is heading toward a modest growth and numerous uncertainties, accompanied with muted capacity expansion plans.