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World's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell RTG Commences Operation

May 16, 2024

Mitsui E&S and its subsidiary company in the United States, PACECO Corp., have announced the commencement of commercial operations of the world's first hydrogen fuel cell powered rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) crane at the Port of Los Angeles.Mitsui E&S says the H2-ZE Transtainer crane has been verified to have the same operational performance as conventional diesel-powered Transtainer cranes.The newly built H2-ZE Transtainer was delivered to Yusen Terminals Inc…

Russia Planning New Sea Terminal for LPG Exports to Asia

May 22, 2024

Russia will likely open its first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal on the Pacific Ocean coast with joint investments from China by the end of 2025, two industry sources said on Wednesday.Last week, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)…

First Canadian Oil Export Cargo from Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

May 20, 2024

Crude oil tanker Dubai Angel on Monday moored at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Vancouver, preparing to load the first cargo of crude oil from the recently expanded Trans Mountain pipeline (TMX), ship tracking data showed.Chartered by Canadian oil producer Suncor Energy…

Canada's Trudeau Urged to Head Off Port and Rail Strikes

May 14, 2024

The western oil- and grain-producing province of Alberta on Monday urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to do all he could to head off potentially devastating strikes by railway and port workers.Staff represented by the Teamsters union…

Taliban Plan Regional Energy Trade Hub with Russian Oil in Mind

May 02, 2024

The Taliban has agreed with Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to build a logistics hub in western Afghanistan aimed at making the war-torn nation a major logistics point for regional exports, including oil from Russia to South Asia, the country's commerce minister said…

US LNG Exports Fall for Fourth Straight Month

May 01, 2024

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell for a fourth consecutive month to 6.19 million metric tons in April from 7.61 million in March on production outages, preliminary data from financial firm LSEG showed on Wednesday.Recurring mechanical problems have hit Freeport LNG…

Port Constraints for Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline May Crimp Oil Exports

May 01, 2024

Logistical constraints at the Port of Vancouver mean waterborne oil exports from the highly anticipated Trans Mountain pipeline expansion due to start up on Wednesday may only be around half what the Canadian government-owned corporation has forecast…

Green Light for $3 Billion Oil Port off Texas Expected By Year-end

Apr 30, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners on Tuesday said it expects to have two contracts for its proposed deepwater oil export terminal by May 31 and reach a final investment decision before year-end.Enterprise's ambitious Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT)…

Crowley Names Shook SVP & GM of Land Transportation Services

Apr 29, 2024

Crowley has named Phil Shook as senior vice president and general manager of Land Transportation Services to lead the company’s newly created business unit.The formal creation of the business unit reflects Crowley’s growth strategy and opportunity in the sectors…

ICTSI Manila Takes Delivery of New Quay Cranes

Apr 23, 2024

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has significantly upgraded its ability to handle foreign ultra-container vessels with the recent arrival of three new quay cranes at its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT)…

First in "Prima Plus Class", Norwegian Aqua Launched

Apr 23, 2024

The uniquely painted Norwegian Aqua was launched at the Fincantieri  Marghera (Venice) shipyard, the first vessel in the Prima Plus class for Norwegian Cruise Line's (NCL).With external work now complete, the yard and its partners will forcus…

China's Imports of Russian Oil Near Record High

Apr 22, 2024

Russia remained China's top oil supplier in March, data showed on Saturday, as refiners snapped up stranded Sokol shipments.China's imports from Russia, including supplies via pipelines and sea-borne shipments, jumped 12.5% on the year to 10…

Ships Docked as Striking Greek Workers Protest Over Rising Costs

Apr 18, 2024

Thousands of Greek striking workers, students and pensioners marched through central Athens on Wednesday to protest over wages which they are not enough to cope with rising living costs.Ships remained docked at Greek ports and train services…

US to Reimpose Oil Sanctions on Venezuela

Apr 17, 2024

The Biden administration said it would not renew a license set to expire early on Thursday that had broadly eased Venezuela oil sanctions, moving to reimpose punitive measures in response to President Nicolas Maduro’s failure to meet his election commitments…

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Apr 15, 2024

Russia's seaborne oil product exports fell 4.2% in March from the previous month to 10.178 million metric tons due to unplanned maintenance at refineries and a uel export ban, data from industry sources and Reuters calculations showed.Russia's…

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