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New Lock at the Soo: Unlocking the Great Lakes

Oct 21, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District works on unlocking the Great Lakes by providing a much-needed resiliency at the Soo Locks with the construction of the New Lock at the Soo. The New Lock at the Soo will be the same dimensions as the Poe Lock, 1,200 feet long, 110 feet wide and 30 feet deep.Often called the “linchpin” of the Great Lakes navigation system, the Soo Locks are located in Sault Ste…

Corvus Containerized ESS Will Charge Crowley's eWolf Electric Tug

Dec 01, 2022

Corvus Energy on Thursday announced it will supply shoreside battery energy storage systems (ESS) for Crowley's eWolf, the first zero-emission, all-electric tugboat being built for operations in the U.S.The system will consist of two Corvus…

UAB-Online: Digitizing Vessel Handling Workflow

Nov 29, 2022

UAB-Online, creator of a digital platform for optimizing liquid bulk shipping, said it is offering a freemium model for deep sea and inland terminals to give operators rapid access to its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform.With the freemium model…

GAC Group Names New Group President

Nov 28, 2022

Shipping, logistics, and marine services provider GAC Group has appointed Pontus Fredriksson as its new group president, effective January 2023.Bengt Ekstrand, who has held the position for the past 10 years, will take on the role of Executive…

Cannelton Locks and Dam Primary Lock Chamber Reopens to Navigation Traffic

Nov 17, 2022

The 1,200 foot-primary chamber at Cannelton Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Cannelton, Ind., officially reopened to navigation traffic, November 13, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) said.Due to scheduled maintenance and repairs, the 1200-foot primary chamber had been closed since July…

Volumes Rising on Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Seaway System

Nov 14, 2022

Shipping across the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway system topped 4.2 million tons in October, led by strong gains in grain as well as potash, salt and other dry bulk cargos. Overall grain shipments reached 1.5 million tons, a reflection of…

Great Lakes Winter Supply Chain – A Cause for Concern

Nov 07, 2022

As the temperatures start their annual decline on the Great Lakes, an icy chill is in the air. Shipping companies across the lakes are rushing to get final loads of critical raw materials from the northern lakes to the manufacturing facilities on the lower lakes…

Crowley Tugs to Use Shore Power at Port of Lake Charles

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley said its Ocean Class tugboats are now equipped to connect to shore power at the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana.Shore power infrastructure from Entergy Services, Inc. will allow Crowley's vessels to connect to electricity when not in service instead of running on diesel-fueled generators…

USACE Analyzes Dredge Material Usage on the Lower Columbia River

Oct 25, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE) developed an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The Final Environmental Assessment (EA) dated 30 September 2022, for…

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

Oct 19, 2022

U.S. soybean exports are trailing their normal autumn pace despite rising supplies from an accelerating harvest, as low river levels have slowed the flow of grain barges to export terminals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Monday…

Wilhelmsen to Buy Vopak Agencies

Oct 13, 2022

Wilhelmsen Port Services has entered into an agreement with Vopak to acquire 100% of maritime services provider Vopak Agencies and 50% of Diize. 'Vopak Agencies and Diize are highly complementary and a perfect match for the global reach of Wilhelmsen Port Services’ maritime network of 2 200 ports…

Threat Against Major Gas Plant Resolved, Norwegian Police Say

Oct 13, 2022

Norwegian police on Thursday responded to a threat made by telephone against the Nyhamna gas processing plant, one of Europe's largest energy export facilities, and later said the incident had been resolved. The threat came amid heightened concerns…

US Gulf Grain Exports Slowed by Low Mississippi River

Oct 11, 2022

U.S. crop exports at Louisiana Gulf Coast terminals were at their lowest level in nine years for the first week of October, a period when export shipments typically accelerate, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Tuesday…

Cepsa Pens Green Hydrogen Shipping Deal with Rotterdam Port

Oct 11, 2022

Spain's Cepsa has signed a deal with the Dutch port of Rotterdam to ship green hydrogen it plans to produce in Andalusia to northern Europe, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing the oil and gas group's chief executive.Countries and…

New Marine Navigation System at Port Freeport

Oct 10, 2022

Port Freeport, located outside of Houston, is now fitted with a NOAA system that improves safe and efficient marine navigation. The technology is part of a nationwide network called Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System, or PORTS.Freeport…

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Freeport Pushes Texas LNG Export Plant Restart to Year End

Freeport Pushes Texas LNG Export Plant Restart to Year End

Magdalena Bosson Named CEO at Ports of Stockholm

Magdalena Bosson Named CEO at Ports of Stockholm

Corvus Containerized ESS Will Charge Crowley's eWolf Electric Tug

Corvus Containerized ESS Will Charge Crowley's eWolf Electric Tug

ABS Launches Maritime Software Firm ABS Wavesight

ABS Launches Maritime Software Firm ABS Wavesight

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