Coastal/Inland News


WCI: 20 Years of Success and Still More to Come

Mar 16, 2023

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) recently held its annual Washington, D.C. meetings that included a Capitol Hill fly-in. WCI members from across the country participated in 100 meetings with House and Senate members to advocate for the nation’s…

CK Hutchison to Invest $700M in Two Major Egyptian Ports

Mar 16, 2023

CK Hutchison Holdings port unit said on Thursday it would invest about $700 million in two major Egyptian ports, bringing its total investment in the country to more than $1.5 billion.Hutchison Ports said it would invest in the development of…

London to Trial Shipping Light Freight on the River Thames

Mar 13, 2023

A group of partners aiming to boost efficiency and sustainability for transporting goods in and around London has come together to trial shipping light freight on the River Thames.The non-profit Cross River Partnership (CRP) recently launched the London Light Freight River Trial…

Ports of Indiana Invests to Expand Following 6% Cargo Growth in 2022

Mar 06, 2023

Ports of Indiana announced more than $20 million in expansion and maintenance projects have been approved following several years of cargo growth.Ports of Indiana, which includes Jeffersonville, Burns Harbor and Mount Vernon, handled 11.9 million tons of cargo in 2022…

MARAD Announces $12.4 Million for US Marine Highway Program

Mar 01, 2023

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Wednesday announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity making $12,423,000 available in Fiscal Year 2023 funds through the United States Marine Highway Program (USMHP).Designed…

ACBL Names Gard SVP of Its New Interchange & Logistics Business

Feb 23, 2023

U.S. inland marine transportation and logistics solutions company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announce it has hired Joel Gard as senior vice president of its newly established Interchange & Logistics business unit.With the associated realignment…

SAAM Towage Colombia Operations Are Carbon Neutral

Feb 17, 2023

Once again, SAAM Towage verified and fully offset the greenhouse gas emissions from its Colombian operations. The measurement process, certified by Bureau Veritas, considered all direct emissions and all indirect emissions from energy consumption…

New Dredge Delivered to Aid Al Hamriyah Port Expansion

Feb 16, 2023

UAE-based contractor MAR Marine & Building Contractor has taken delivery of a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) that it will utilize at the Al Hamriyah Port expansion project.Built by Damen Shipyards Group, the CSD500 has been named MAR 22. “We…

Port of Gothenburg Inspection Vessel Set for All-electric Conversion

Feb 14, 2023

The Port of Gothenburg announced its inspection vessel Hamnen is set to be converted to run on electrical power as part of the port's wider plan to slash operational emissions.In service since 1979, the 20.3-meter-long Hamnen is owned and operated by the Gothenburg Port Authority…

OCIMF Updates Safety Guide for Tank Barges and Terminals

Feb 13, 2023

Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the inland navigation sector with the support of the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) have collaborated with other European organizations to produce the second edition…

EverWind Gets Approval for North America's First Green Hydrogen Facility

Feb 09, 2023

EverWind Fuels, a company founded by private equity veteran Trent Vichie, told Reuters it became the first green hydrogen producer in North America to secure the necessary permits for a commercial-scale facility on Tuesday.Provincial authorities…

Svitzer Appoints New Global Head of Green Ports

Feb 09, 2023

A.P. Moller-Maersk's towage arm Svitzer announced Svitzer Australia Chief Commercial Officer Ivan Spanjic has been appointed as Global Head of Green Ports.Svitzer CEO Kasper Nilaus believes Spanjic’s role will be central to helping Svitzer’s…

First Section of Houston Ship Channel Expansion Complete

Feb 08, 2023

The Houston Ship Channel expansion project, also known as Project 11, continues to make significant progress. Port officials announced that dredging of the first segment extending from Bolivar Roads to Redfish, known as Segment 1A, is complete…

Ports & Logistics: Building A New Energy Industry

Feb 06, 2023

2022 closed with significant developments to advance offshore wind (OSW) and the necessary, related work required at U.S. ports – on the east and west coasts and the Great Lakes. Some of these developments included:Funding – MARAD’s Port Improvement…

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Feb 03, 2023

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, together with the state's Department of Transportation (WisDOT), announced grants totaling $5.3 million for seven harbor maintenance and improvement projects to promote waterborne freight and economic development.“From the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River…

Logistics News

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

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