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WISTA USA Supports Sea Turtle Conservation

Jul 30, 2018

Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) USA Florida Chapter participated in a sea turtle release with the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program (BCSTCP) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on July 26, 2018.Forty…

VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services Orders ASD Tug

Jul 30, 2018

On July 24, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Cyprus-based VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services, the supplier of marine services to the Port of Vasiliko and the VTTV Oil Terminal Jetty, for a Damen ASD Tug 2310.Attending the contract signing event was Cyprus’ Minister of Transport Ms…

Container Shippers Opt For Waterway Transport At Dunkirk

Jul 29, 2018

After starting a new waterway container service between Dunkirk and Valenciennes in May this year, Nord Ports Shuttle (NPS) is gearing up for a significant increase in its transport capacity on the Dunkirk to Dourges line.This initiative is…

Port of Amsterdam: Adjustment Lock Passage Regime in IJmuiden

Jul 29, 2018

Because of the ongoing period of drought, and on the advice of the National Water Coordination Committee, the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management has switched to the so called KWA scenario (‘Klimaatbestendige Wateraanvoer’)…

India Spurring Port Development

Jul 27, 2018

The government of India has identified 243 projects at a total cost USD 21 billion have been identified for enhancing the infrastructure at Indian ports upto 2035,  under Sagarmala Program.Out of these 44 projects (USD 1.25 bln) have been completed…

Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping Boosted in June

Jul 26, 2018

United States grain exports via the St. Lawrence Seaway are up 32.1 percent this season compared to 2017. Construction materials were also heavily influential in the latest results with a nearly 38 percent increase in asphalt from the same time last year…

Low Water Hinders Rhine, Danube River Shipping

Jul 23, 2018

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube rivers in Germany are still low after dry weather and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded, traders said on Monday.The Rhine is too shallow for normal sailings from Duisburg to south Germany, traders said…

India Conducts Hydrographic Survey for National Waterway-4

Jul 22, 2018

In order to develop waterways from Kakinada to Chenna,  detailed hydrographic survey has been completed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) in respect of Kakinada to Ennore stretch of National Waterway-4.Development of National Waterway-4 is planned in three phases…

Amsterdam Sea Lock May Add Special Passage Regime

Jul 20, 2018

The National Water Distribution Committee has issued a request for measure scenarios to be formulated, with the aim of limiting saltwater intrusion via the locks at IJmuiden as a result of the drought in the Netherlands.These scenarios are currently being developed…

Multi Modal Terminal on Ganga at Varanasi Nearing Completion

Jul 20, 2018

The USD 25 mln Multi Modal Terminal (MMT) being built at Varanasi by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) under Jal Marg Vikas project is set to be completed by November this year. This would be a major landmark for the project.The construction…

Massive Outreach by Inland Waterways Authority of India along Ganga

Jul 19, 2018

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)  has set out on a massive public outreach initiative along river Ganga on National Waterway-1 to help push rural economy to connect with waterways.As part of a month long dialogue series extending from Varanasi to Haldia…

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Up Slightly in June

Jul 17, 2018

Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 6.1 million tons in June, an increase of roughly one load in a 1,000-foot-long U.S.-flag freighter, the Lake Carriers’ Association reported. Shipments were 8.7 percent ahead of the month’s five-year average…

Heavy Lifting: New Tugs Transported for Launch

Jul 16, 2018

Heavy transport specialist Mammoet was recently called in to transport of two 430-ton tugboats from the Island Tug and Barge (ITB) Annacis Island facility to Vancouver Harbor.The Island Raider and Island Regent, which each measure 23.9 meters long and 12…

Low Water Levels Hinder River Shipping in Germany

Jul 16, 2018

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on some sections of the rivers, traders said on Monday.The Rhine is too shallow for normal sailings from Cologne to south Germany…

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Jul 16, 2018

Estern Shipbuilding Group announced it has signed a new contract with Bisso Offshore, LLC for the construction of two Robert Allan Ltd. RApport 2400 Ship Handing Tugs with escort capability. The deal was signed on May 31, 2018.Bisso Offshore…

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