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Ukraine Grain Deal Unlikely to Include New Ports in Near Term

Dec 15, 2022

United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Thursday it was unlikely the Black Sea grain deal would be expanded in the near term to include more Ukrainian ports or reduce inspection times.Kyiv has called for an expansion of the deal with…

HGK Shipping Acquires BeKa HGK GmbH

Dec 15, 2022

Inland waterway shipping company HGK Shipping acquired the remaining 60% of BeKa HGK GmbH as of December 14, 2022, a strategic decision that the company says 'significantly intensify its business activities on the Upper Rhine, Danube and Mosel rivers in its dry shipping division…

LNG Hopper Dredge Vox Apolonia Delivered to Van Oord

Dec 13, 2022

Van Oord announced it has accepted delivery of its new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), Vox Apolonia, from Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd shipyard in Singapore.The newbuild is the second in a series of three new dual-fuel liquefied natural…

Inside the Chinese Port Deal that Divided the German Government

Dec 12, 2022

The German government has become divided over a deal, agreed last month, which saw Chinese conglomerate Cosco invest in the Port of Hamburg. The deal had been in the works since September 2021 and was championed by the chancellor (and Hamburg’s former mayor)…

Shipping Giant Maersk Replaces CEO

Dec 12, 2022

Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Monday it had appointed Vincent Clerc, who has been with the firm for 25 years, to replace Soren Skou as Chief Executive Officer as of Jan 1. Company veteran Clerc, who currently heads the company's Ocean & Logistics business…

In a First, Scottish Port Set to Offer Shore Power for Offshore Vessels

Dec 09, 2022

Montrose Port Authority says the port is set to become the first Scottish port to provide shore power infrastructure to the energy sector.To enable shore power to offshore energy industry vessels, the port has partnered with with Plug Shore Power Ltd in a 50/50 joint venture…

Global Port Services Supports Construction of Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 08, 2022

Global Port Services, owned by Global Energy Group alongside the Port of Nigg, has said it has secured multiple contracts to support its client Seagreen Wind Energy Limited (SWEL), with site enabling works for the pre-assembly construction of…

Rotterdam Studying Large-scale Ammonia cracking for Hydrogen Imports

Dec 07, 2022

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and a group of partners have kicked off a study into the possible establishment of a large-scale ammonia cracker, which would enable imports of 1 million tonnes of hydrogen per year for the decarbonization of industry and mobility…

Terminal Operators Upgrade Rail-shortsea Connection at Rotterdam

Dec 07, 2022

Procedures have been overhauled in a critical link between Europe’s rail freight and shortsea networks in Rotterdam, in an upgrade responding to customer feedback which also enhances multimodal transport competitiveness.Rail Service Center Rotterdam…

Magdalena Bosson Named CEO at Ports of Stockholm

Dec 02, 2022

On January 1, Magdalena Bosson will become the new Ports of Stockholm Chief Executive Officer.On December 1, Stockholms Hamn AB Board of Directors appointed Magdalena Bosson as the company's Chief Executive Officer. Bosson has many years extensive experience from her previous roles…

Greek LNG Terminals in the Pipeline

Nov 30, 2022

As demand grows for liquefied natural gas in Europe in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Greece has relied heavily on its sole LNG terminal off Athens to replace Russian gas imports.Now it is looking to build new floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) that could be operational by 2024…

Furetank Gets Grant Funding for Shore Power Setup

Nov 29, 2022

Furetank has been granted state and EU climate investment support for installing shore power connection on a tanker currently in production.The funding will be provided by Klimatklivet, an initiative by the The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and NextGenerationEU…

LNG Backlog at Spanish Ports Has Eased

Nov 28, 2022

Spanish gas grid operator Enagas said on Friday a backlog at its terminals that had forced it to warn it could reject deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) had eased.On October 17, Enagas had issued a special situation notice due to unexpectedly…

Rotterdam Port to House Battolyser Plant for Green Hydrogen Production

Nov 28, 2022

The Port of Rotterdam on Monday said it will help develop a 14,000 square metre factory for Battolyser Systems, a company that designs combined battery and green hydrogen production machines.Financial terms were not disclosed.The port, which…

APM Terminals Valencia Building New Maintenance Workshop

Nov 28, 2022

APM Terminals Valencia this month laid the foundation stone of a new 2,145 square meter maintenance workshop on the Levante quay.According to APM Terminals, the new workshop will enable the terminal to support increasing volumes and combine…

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Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

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EVENT: Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind Returns to Boston

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Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

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'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

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