Coastal/Inland News


MSC Cruises Plans New Terminal at PortMiami

Jul 12, 2018

MSC Cruises is eyeing further growth in the North American with a new expansion project in Miami, the cruise line’s exclusive homeport in the U.S. The company announced it has signed an agreement for extended preferential berthing rights as…

Great Lakes Limestone Trade Surges in June

Jul 10, 2018

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 4,052,994 tons in June, an increase of more than 17 percent compared to a year ago, the Lake Carriers’ Association reported.This June also represented the first month in which loadings topped 4 million tons since July 2015…

Pertamina Ends 'Unfeasible' LNG Terminal Project

Jul 09, 2018

Indonesia's state owned energy holding company, Pertamina, has decided not to go ahead with what would have been the country's second land-based receiving terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG), its chief executive said on Monday.Indonesia has forecast sharp increases in gas demand after 2020…

Turi Fiorito to Become New EFIP Director

Jul 05, 2018

Turi Fiorito has been appointed as new Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). He will take up his function on 20 August, 2018. Turi Fiorito comes with a solid background in EU policy making and transport, having worked…

GLDD Wins $164 Million in Dredging Awards

Jul 02, 2018

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), provider of both dredging services in the United States and environmental and infrastructure services, announced the receipt of a several dredging awards totaling $164 million.The awarded…

India's ‘Sagarmala’ Receives Gold Award

Jun 27, 2018

Indian Ministry of Shipping’s flagship program for port-led-prosperity ‘Sagarmala’ received the ‘Gold Award’ in infrastructure sector in the recently concluded 52nd Skoch Summit 2018 in New Delhi, recognizing the programmes’s contribution to…

Foss Maritime Centralizes Ops with Helm

Jun 27, 2018

Foss Maritime will centralize fleet management and operations with Helm CONNECT. The announcement comes as Foss progresses to better organize and streamline operations across core business units and wholly-owned subsidiaries along the U.S. West Coast…

Former AWO Chairman Earns Public Service Award

Jun 27, 2018

The Coast Guard recently awarded Mr. James Farley a Meritorious Public Service Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to navigation safety, environmental stewardship and homeland security during his decades-long involvement with the American Waterways Operators (AWO)…

Eighty-two Crowley Vessels Earn Safety Awards

Jun 20, 2018

Eighty-two Crowley Maritime Corporation vessels recently received the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA)’s annual Jones F. Devlin Awards in recognition of their outstanding safety records in 2017. Each year the CSA grants Devlin Award certificates…

Ports of Indiana Names Coda CEO

Jun 13, 2018

Vanta E. Coda II has been named as the Ports of Indiana's next chief executive officer to replace outgoing CEO Rich Cooper who is set to retire July 1, 2018.Coda returns to the Ohio River Valley with 25 years of experience in maritime and multimodal operations on the Great Lakes…

APM Terminals Uruguay Inches to Zero Carbon Emissions

Jun 06, 2018

APM Terminals Inland Services Uruguay (also known as Montevideo Port Services SA) switched on 648 solar panels this month, capable of producing 228.6 MWh per year, enough to meet up to 90 percent of the facilities entire annual consumption.By switching to their own renewable energy source…

South Carolina Ports Posts Fiscal Year Growth

May 30, 2018

South Carolina Ports Authority reports its fiscal year-to-date volumes are nearly 2 percent higher last year, with record-breaking container volumes handled in April.SCPA has moved 1.8 million TEUs since July, compared to 1.78 million during the same period last fiscal year…

Kongsberg Norcontrol Pact with Norwegian Coastal Administration

May 11, 2018

Kongsberg Norcontrol has signed a framework agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration for delivery, operations and maintenance of radars to the maritime traffic service. The agreement has a potential total value of up to NOK 250 million and a duration of up to eleven years…

India Seeks Banks Financial Support for Inland Water Transport

May 11, 2018

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will involve banks for ensuring availability of financing options for the private players engaged in Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector.  Financing and funding for Operation and Maintenance of IWT assets is a challenge for shippers…

Upper Mississippi Fleeting Signs with MobileOps

May 09, 2018

Upper Mississippi Fleeting has signed a deal with MobileOps to help bolster safety, maintenance and regulatory initiatives across its fleet.Upper Mississippi Fleeting, located in Buffalo, Iowa, performs a variety of services in the area, including barge switching…

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