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New Cruise Terminal to Be Built in Port of Klaipėda

3 hours ago

Lithuania's Port of Klaipėda said it is moving forward with plans to build a new cruise ship terminal following the conclusion of screening procedures for the assessment of potential environmental impacts.The Environmental Protection Agency…

Texas Energy Industry Assesses Damage After Hurricane Beryl Batters Gulf Coast

Jul 08, 2024

The Texas energy industry was evaluating the impact from Hurricane Beryl on Monday after the powerful storm lashed the U.S. Gulf Coast, closing key shipping ports and hitting the oil refining and production sectors.Beryl made landfall near the coastal town of Matagorda…

Port Dwellers Hope Cruise Ships' Switch to Shore Power Will Ease Their Pain

Jul 02, 2024

Residents near the port of Lisbon and elsewhere hope plug-in infrastructure can take some of the pain out of sharing their cities with cruise ships that belch out fumes while pleasure-seeking passengers see the sights.European Union rules designed…

LA/Long Beach Ports Invest $25 Million for Truck Charging

Jul 02, 2024

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will provide $25 million for a partnership with regional air quality agencies to jump-start charging infrastructure for electric heavy-duty drayage trucks.The $135 million in projects led by the Mobile…

Construction of Germany's First Land-based LNG Terminal Starts

Jun 28, 2024

The construction of Germany's first land-based liquefied national gas (LNG) terminal at the inland port of Stade kicked off on Friday with the goal of starting operation in 2027, said the project firm Hanseatic Energy Hub (HEH).The project on…

Port of LA Issues RFP for Cruise Terminal Development & Operations

Jun 27, 2024

The Port of Los Angeles has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the construction and operation of a new Outer Harbor Cruise Terminal, and redevelopment and operation of the existing World Cruise Center. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. on Tuesday…

Ports of Indiana Inks Deal with OmniTRAX

Jun 27, 2024

Ports of Indiana announced it has selected OmniTRAX to serve as the new rail operator and development partner at Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon, Indiana’s largest port. The Denver-based company was selected from a group of 19 nationwide respondents…

US Crude Imports Touch Two-year High Despite Lukewarm Demand

Jun 26, 2024

U.S. crude oil imports last month rose to a nearly two-year high as refiners scooped up heavy crudes from Canada and Latin America to process into fuels for summer driving season.Imports of crude oil rose to 3.1 million barrels per day (bpd) in May…

Russian Oil Exports from Western Ports Seen Lower in July

Jun 19, 2024

Russia's oil exports from its western ports in July are expected to decline from June amid higher refinery runs and Moscow's pledge to stick to OPEC+ output cuts, two traders said.Russian oil exports from Baltic ports Primorsk and Ust-Luga as well as the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk…

Shore Power Launched for Cruise Ships at PortMiami

Jun 18, 2024

Shore power has arrived for ships docked at PortMiami, and Carnival Conquest represented Carnival Corporation at a celebratory event on Monday announcing it will be the first cruise ship to plug into landside electrical power at the cruise capital of the world…

Econnect Installs Floating Jetty at German LNG Terminal

Jun 11, 2024

Norway's Econnect Energy is installing a floating jetty for use at Germany's Wilhelmshaven liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, its CEO said in an interview.Norway overtook Russia as Europe's biggest gas supplier in 2022 after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine…

Hengyi Steps Up Fuel Oil Exports from Brunei After Refinery Fire

Jun 11, 2024

China's Hengyi has increased fuel oil exports from its Brunei refinery this month and has delayed loadings of other refined products following a fire at the plant in late May, according to several trade sources and ship-tracking data.The delivery…

Full LNG Production Restored at Gorgon Facility in Australia

Jun 03, 2024

Chevron has resumed full liquefied natural gas (LNG) production at its Gorgon Gas facility in Australia, after a mechanical fault caused one production train to go offline in late April.'Chevron Australia has resumed full LNG production from…

Extreme Asian Heat Spurs LNG Demand Ahead of Summer Months

May 31, 2024

Extreme temperatures across Asia are driving up liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand in the region as importers seek cargoes ahead of summer, with imports in South Asia hitting records.This could tighten available supply and further lift Asian spot prices that have already gained a third since April…

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