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NYC Exploring Ways to Move More Freight Via Waterways

Nov 02, 2023

New York City is looking at ways to help shift freight transportation off of its busy roads and onto the waterways.The city's Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) on Wednesday jointly released…

US October LNG Exports Climb to Second Highest Level on Record

Nov 01, 2023

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers ramped up exports in October, to 7.92 million metric tons, according to data provider LSEG, the second-highest monthly level on record.Exports were just shy of the record 8.01 million metric tons in April this year…

Strait of Hormuz: The World's Most Important Oil Artery

Oct 20, 2023

The Israel-Hamas war has raised the spectre of a wider regional conflict which could embroil Iran and other regional factions.Analysts and market observers say the conflict could prompt the United States to tighten sanctions on Iran, which may…

Shell Supplying LNG Fuel for MSC Cruise Ships

Oct 19, 2023

Shell LNG has completed the first bunkering of MSC Euribia in Rotterdam, under the agreement with MSC Cruises S.A for Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) to provide marine fuels for the line’s second LNG powered newbuild. MSC Euribia is currently operating in northern Europe…

Russia's Western Sea Port Oil Exports Seen Falling as Refinery Runs Rise

Oct 18, 2023

Russia's oil exports via its western sea ports in November may fall by some 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) after ample supplies in September-October as domestic refineries are expected to raise runs as seasonal maintenance ends, three sources familiar with the plans said…

Wasaline RoPax to Burn Biogas Fuel on Fridays

Oct 16, 2023

Finnish shipping company Wasaline announced it has started operating with certified biogas one day a week from October 13, in preparation for the EU emissions trading system that will come into force next year.The company, which operates the route connecting Vaasa…

Drone Used to Inspect Internal Structure of Container Crane

Oct 12, 2023

MITSUI E&S and Liberaware have demonstrated the use of the small industrial drone 'IBIS', specially designed for indoor spaces, to inspect the internal structure of a quayside container crane.Liberaware's small drone IBIS was used to take a…

Inland Waterways: US Making Progress on Infrastructure

Oct 12, 2023

The United States’ vast network of navigable inland rivers is vital to the nation’s economy, serving as an aquatic superhighway for the efficient shipment of critical commodities like agricultural goods, energy products, building materials and industrial chemicals to destinations within the U…

New Soda Ash Shipping Facility to be Built in Vancouver, US

Oct 11, 2023

Belgian multinational chemical company Solvay and Vancouver Bulk Terminal are teaming up for the redevelopment of Terminal 2, Berth 7 at the Port of Vancouver USA, in Washington state.Reconstruction is set to begin in 2024 and expected to be completed by early 2026…

Holland America Line Completes Shore Power Connectivity Installs

Oct 03, 2023

With the completion of shore power installation on Volendam, Holland America Line's entire fleet is now shore power-capable. Volendam completed installation in Vancouver, British Columbia, and connected to the port's shoreside electricity for the first full day on Sept…

Refinery Maintenance Puts a Dent in Russia's Seaborne Diesel Exports

Oct 03, 2023

Seaborne diesel and gasoil exports from Russian ports fell 27% in September from a month earlier to about 2.76 million tonnes due to a major overhaul of refineries and a fuel export ban, data from traders and LSEG showed.Idle primary oil refining capacity for September stood at 4…

Victoria International Container Terminal Gets New Automated STS Cranes

Oct 02, 2023

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT), Australia’s first fully automated container terminal, will soon be handling the largest container ships to arrive in Australia after the recent delivery of two new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes…

US Regains Crown as World's Largest LNG Exporter

Sep 12, 2023

The U.S. regained its crown as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the first six months of this year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA).US exports of the superchilled gas, particularly to Europe…

US, Saudi Arabia, India Discuss Possible Rail, Port Deal

Sep 08, 2023

The U.S., Saudi Arabia, India and other nations are discussing a possible infrastructure deal that could reconfigure trade between the Gulf and South Asia, linking Middle Eastern countries by railways and connecting to India by port, according to U…

Tanker Becomes Europe's First to Connect to Shore Power

Sep 06, 2023

The Swedish port of Gävle recently became one of the first in the world to successfully connect a tanker vessel to a shoreside electricity system.The shore power connection solution was provided by Cavotec, based on new standards drawn up in cooperation with other ports and operators…

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Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

New Straddle Carriers Tested at Copenhagen Malmö Port

New Straddle Carriers Tested at Copenhagen Malmö Port

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

Rumo to Sell Stake in Brazil Port Terminal to Bunge, Zen-Noh for $115 Million

Rumo to Sell Stake in Brazil Port Terminal to Bunge, Zen-Noh for $115 Million

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