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Russian Attack Damages Ukrainian Port

Jul 10, 2024

Russia launched 20 drones and five missiles at Ukraine on Wednesday, killing two people in the Black Sea region of Odesa, damaging port infrastructure and hitting an energy facility in the northwest, officials said.A truck driver and security…

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 Dover Adds New Mobile Harbor Crane

Jun 26, 2024

The Port of Dover has added a new Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbor crane, in a move that aims to enhance productivity at the U.K. seaport.The Port of Dover, a pivotal port in UK-EU trade, handles 33% of the UK’s trade with the EU, reinforcing…

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

Jun 19, 2024

DP World Romania has more than doubled its container shipping operating capacity in the Black Sea port of Constanta following investment that will also boost cargo and other freight, its chief executive officer said.The operator, part of the UAE's DP World [RIC:RIC:DPWRD…

India Approves $9-billion Port to Boost Trade with Europe

Jun 19, 2024

India's cabinet approved development on Wednesday of a new deep-water port that the government said will be a crucial part of a plan to connect the Asian country with Europe by sea and rail links through the Middle East.The Vadhavan port will be built on India's western coast…

German Port Strikes Disrupt $6 Billion in Trade

Jun 19, 2024

Port strikes at five key five German ports may cost $6 billion (£4.71 billion) in lost trade according to data and analytics company Russell Group.Of this $6 billion, analysis by Russell’s ALPS Marine has identified that commodities such as cars & people carriers ($399 million/£313 million)…

NASH Maritime to Study Navigation Risk for Ireland Offshore Wind Hub

Jun 11, 2024

NASH Maritime to undertake Consultancy NASH Maritime reports it has been commissioned to prepare the navigation risk assessment for the proposed development that will see Rosslare Europort become the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) hub for Ireland’s South East…

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…

Rhine in South Germany Reopens to Shipping

Jun 07, 2024

The river Rhine in south Germany reopened to cargo shipping on Friday after being closed by high water since the weekend, navigation authorities said.Falling water levels after dryer weather this week mean Rhine river shipping has re-started around Maxau in south Germany…

Russia Starts Wheat Shipments to Brazil from Baltic Terminal

Jun 07, 2024

Russia has started wheat shipments to Brazil from Vysotsky Port on the Baltic Sea, the quality inspection arm of Russia's agricultural watchdog said on Friday.'Grain was shipped to Brazil from Russian Baltic Sea ports for the first time,' the grain quality assessment centre said…

Port of Antwerp Closes a Dock and a Lock Due to Oil Spill

Jun 07, 2024

Authorities at the port of Antwerp have closed a dock and are using drones to monitor the fallout from an oil spill that occurred while a ship was bunkering at one of its docks, a port spokesperson said on Friday.'We are doing everything we can to make sure the oil stays locally…

Cocaine Seized from Container at Port of Gemlik

Jun 04, 2024

Turkish authorities seized 373 kilograms (822 lb) of cocaine shipped from Latin America and hidden in a container at the Turkish port of Gemlik, detaining nine suspects, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said on Tuesday.The minister said on X…

RWE to Explore Creation of Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Hub with Swedish Port

May 31, 2024

RWE and Smålandshamnar, which operates the Swedish Port of Oskarshamn, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore whether the port could serve as the offshore wind hub.The collaboration will assess if the port could be a suitable harbor for the logistics…

Copenhagen Malmö Port Adds New Straddle Carriers

May 29, 2024

This week, Konecranes officially handed over eight hybrid Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers to Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP). These straddle carriers were ordered in Q2 2023 and are intended for the new container terminal in Copenhagen. The parts…

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