Tuesday Jan 22, 2019
Amendments to the bunker delivery note entered into force on January 1, 2019, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said.
The European Commission has proposed that Italy and Spain align their taxation of ports with State aid rules.
The global container terminal industry is expected to remain a very profitable business in 2019, with its throughput set to exceed 800 million TEU generating an EBITDA worth over USD 25 billion, according to UK-based shipping consultancy Drewry.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has put into operation Kaliningrad’s LNG regasification terminal in January , which is Russia’s first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU)
The Port of Rotterdam is investing in the development of Pronto, an application for standardized data exchange on port calls.
Singapore wrapped up 2018 with stable maritime performance, recording increases in container and cargo throughput and ship registration.
The industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) among the major carriers, according to shipping consultancy Drewry.
Singapore-based port operator PSA International handled 81 million TEUs at its port projects in 2018.
The Canadian government has awarded a contract to London Offshore Consultants (LOC) for the development of a risk assessment methodology related to hundreds of abandoned, wrecked or dilapidated vessels in Canadian waters or on Crown land.
The director of ports and maritime at Lengeh port announced the transit of 100,000 vehicles and cars during the last nine months of this year through the port.
“Railways development and rail connectivity help to improve the eminence of ports and provide good competitive advantages.” - Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization.
“Export of goods and commodities from Khorramshahr port has increased by 16% over the past 10 months” - Director General of Khorramshahr port
Forward Ships, established as part of the Project Forward that promotes the adoption of LNG as fuel, has won its first official patent right from South Korea.
Chabahar port is not just about providing a gateway linking India, Iran and Afghanistan. It is a key hub in the International North-South Transport Corridor initiative
Chabahar will be key element in India's Indo-Pacific strategy that also includes Eurasia's connect with Indian Ocean Region
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj calls on Central Asia Republics to participate in the Chabahar Port project jointly undertaken by India and Iran
Chinese-flagged general cargo vessel YuSheng 366 sank following a collision with Post Panamax containership CMA CGM Norma, Chinese media reported.
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has extended discounts related to oil tankers to another year after considering “new changes in the global shipping market and world economy”.
Recently, Spliethoff Group embarked on a major project which has seen a number of the group’s vessels outfitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems, in order to prepare for the upcoming sulphur cap 2020. As informed, the group intends to equip almost its entire fleet with scrubbers.
Providing an Iran-India communicative environment with open strategic cooperation is one of the most important benefits of the Chabahar agreement, with no infrastructural economic, there would be no strategic cooperation - Mr. Ramakrishnan from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Royal Dutch Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility, the world’s largest floating liquefied gas facility, has commenced production offshore Western Australia.
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) closed the year with 49 ships in the orderbook, the final order being announced on December 31, 2018.
Indonesian Port of Merak has reopened following a tsunami which struck the country’s coastline on Saturday.
“Australia is ready for joint investment in the ports and maritime sector with cooperation of Hormozgan province in Iran.” – Mr. Ian Biggs, Australian ambassador in Iran
“Indians are interested in investing in Chabahar and in the transit infrastructure of Iran.” Said Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister.
South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Group has increased its appetite for 2019 setting its orderbook target at USD 15.9 billion, up by 20.7 percent year-on-year, Yonhap reported.
Small-scale LNG projects are expected to gain momentum driven by strong demand for LNG from small importers coupled with reduced risk and lower investment cost when compared to mega LNG export projects, according to Drewry.
Russian state corporation specializing in nuclear energy, Rosatom, has been granted the role of top regulator in the development of the Northern Sea Route.
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Hadaroy, Fjord 1’s first of the Havyard 936-design electric ferries, has entered service.
South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Group has increased its appetite for 2019 setting its orderbook target at USD 15.9 billion, up by 20.7 percent year-on-year, Yonhap reported.
Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019 if it fulfills its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to the latest report from Moore Stephens.
“The Ports and Maritime Organization supports the establishment of passenger shipping lines, especially between ports of Iran and neighboring countries.”, Said Managing Director of Ports and Maritime organization.
“Clearance processes in Abadan ports are expected to be accelerated in collaboration with relevant organizations and authorities.”, Said Managing Director of Ports and Maritime organization.
Targeting improved schedule reliability, A.P. Moller – Maersk has overhauled its services connecting Asia and Europe by cutting eight ports calls in the network.
The International Chamber of Commerce in Miami (ICC) has ordered the Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) consortium to repay the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) a total of USD 848 million in contract advance payments.
Mohammad Rastad, The Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization Congratulated the Beginning of year 2019
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has unveiled its plans to widen and facilitate the Green Award discount for sea-going shipping as of 2019.
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) revealed today that it has won another LNG carrier order from an undisclosed owner from Oceania.
Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has entered into agreements to expand both port terminal and route capacities in order to accommodate the volume increase of around 30% in the Mediterranean
“Loading and unloading operations in three ports of Abadan have increased by 8% over the past nine months.” Said Reza Safari, Director of Abadan ports and maritime office.
“The plan of development of ports’ hinterland in the country is one of the main goals of ports and maritime organization”, said Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization.
Multimodal operator Samskip has been named lead partner in SeaShuttle, a project aiming at developing autonomous, zero-emission containerships that also compete on cost.
The maritime authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will start issuing a letter of warning on the sulphur content of marine fuels from January 1, 2019.
China plans to reduce tariffs on imports of more than 700 commodities as of January 1, 2019, the country’s Ministry of Finance announced
Finland-based company Containerships, recently acquired by French CMA CGM, has welcomed into the fleet its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord, at Wenchong Shipyard, China.
The MV Afros, an Ultramax bulk carrier fitted with Anemoi’s Flettner Rotor system, has been named ‘Ship of the Year’ at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018.
Greece is scheduled to inaugurate the first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean on December 20, 2018.
“Since the beginning of this year and despite the illegal and unlawful sanctions, five contracts have been signed in various areas in Imam Khomeini port.” Said Director General of Ports and Maritime of Khuzestan Province.
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved the framework and methodology for the regulatory scoping exercise on Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) during its 100th session held on December 3-7, 2018.