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US-flag Great Lakes Cargo Movement Steady in July

Aug 21, 2018

U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 9.8 million tons of cargo in July, a virtual tie with a year ago, the Lake Carriers’ Association reported. The July float was, however, 6.4 percent below the month’s five-year average.Iron ore cargos for steel production totaled 5…

LNG Bunker Barge Completes Trials

Aug 17, 2018

Harvey Gulf announced the successful completion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) trials for the Conrad-built 2,200 cubic meter bunkering barge, Clean Jacksonville, using Harvey Gulf’s LNG Bunkering Facility in Port Fourchon, La.The box shaped…

Olmsted Online

Aug 16, 2018

In 1921, Thomas Edison told Forbes magazine, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” He could have been talking about Olmsted. That’s because, after more than 30 years of frustratingly slow progress, cost overruns and more than a few mistakes…

USACE Approves Mississippi River Channel Deepening

Aug 16, 2018

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Director of Civil Works signed a memorandum to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) requesting concurrence with the finding that the recommended deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel…

MarAd Awards $2.5 Mln Grant to Port of New Orleans

Aug 15, 2018

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has been awarded a $2.5 million U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) grant to support the current container-on-barge shuttle service operated by SEACOR AMH between New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Memphis, and…

Low Water Still Troubles River Shipping in Germany

Aug 14, 2018

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low after a recent drought and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the rivers, traders said on Tuesday.Rhine water levels have risen after rain in recent days but still remain well below levels that would allow normal sailings…

Kuryk Port Opens New Ferry Complex

Aug 13, 2018

Kuryk port, located in the Mangystau region of Kazakhstan, has opened its new ferry complex.Officials of relevant government agencies and representatives of private companies from Georgia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Iran, China, Russia, Uzbekistan…

Antwerp Port Fire Creates Toxic Cloud

Aug 12, 2018

Toxic smoke from a massive smoldering fire has triggered an evacuation in the Port of Antwerp, local media reported.All vessels and business within 6,000 feet from the fire have been evacuated, RTL broadcaster reported.The authorities have reportedly…

British Ports Association to Push Coastal Shipping

Aug 06, 2018

The British Ports Association (BPA) will be holding a short targeted seminar on Thursday 29 November to discuss coastal shipping in the UK with ports and operators. In comparison with other transport modes, shipping is an efficient and environmentally sustainable option…

Low Water Hinders River Shipping in Germany

Aug 06, 2018

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low as a drought and heatwave continues and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the rivers, traders said on Monday.The Rhine is too shallow for normal sailings from Duisburg to southern Germany…

India's Jal Marg Vikas Project on River Ganga on Full Steam

Aug 05, 2018

Even as the work on the development of Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on River Ganga is going on in full steam, a team of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) held a two day long intensive advocacy and communications outreach at Sahibganj and Rajmahal in Jharkhand…

India Allows Domestic Fertilizers Transportation by Foreign Vessels

Aug 02, 2018

India's Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan in informed that the Ministry of Shipping has given relaxation to foreign vessels for carriage of fertilizer from one port to another port within the country under section 407 of the Merchant Shipping Act…

Inland Waterways Authority of India Goes Online for Cargo Movers

Aug 01, 2018

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) yesterday launched a dedicated portal to connect cargo owners and shippers with real time data on availability of vessels.The Government of India is developing National Waterways as a key transport intervention…

PSA International Acquires Majority Stakes in Canada Port

Jul 31, 2018

PSA International through its subsidiary has acquired 60 per cent of Ashcroft Terminal (AT) , an inland port facility about 300km east of the Port of Vancouver in western Canada, making its first foray into Canada.AT is an inland port facility…

Cargo Being Delivered Despite Low Water on Rhine

Jul 31, 2018

Freight is being delivered despite shallow water on the Rhine and other rivers in Germany due to drought, a shipping industry group said on Tuesday, although many vessels are being forced to carry lighter loads.'On the Rhine, by far Germany’s most important inland waterway…

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