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Large Vessels Require Extra Tug in Port of Rotterdam

Nov 21, 2022

Large vessels are required to have extra tug assistance due to tunnel construction work in the Scheur, the Port of Rotterdam Authority said.From November 12, seagoing vessels exceeding 140 meters long have requires a tugboat on the Scheur between…

Container Traffic Suffers at Spain's Port of Valencia

Nov 18, 2022

International geopolitical and economic uncertainty is weighing on container traffic at the Port of Valencia, which reported a 7.7% drop (4,336,957 TEU) for the first 10 months of 2022.According to data from the Statistical Bulletin of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV)…

Ukraine Lacks Viable Plan B to Boost Grain Exports Via Rail, Road or River

Nov 17, 2022

Ukraine has few viable options currently to boost grain exports by rail, road or river barge anytime soon if a United Nations-brokered deal with Moscow to export by sea runs into trouble.Ukraine is one of the world’s leading grain and oilseed…

Germany Completes Construction of Floating LNG Terminal

Nov 15, 2022

Germany on Tuesday completed construction of its first floating terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven as it scrambles to secure more LNG and move away from Russian pipeline gas.'The new LNG landing place is a big step towards a secure energy supply…

GAC Extends European Footprint with New Office in Algeciras, Spain

Nov 09, 2022

GAC Group opened the first of several planned offices in Spain, at the port of Algeciras. The move, which comes just three years after the opening of GAC Gibraltar, represents the latest step in the company’s European growth strategy.Located in the province of Cádiz…

Greece Likely to Cancel Alexandroupolis Port Sale

Nov 07, 2022

Greece is likely to cancel the sale of its northern port of Alexandroupolis, mainly due to the port’s upgraded role following the war in Ukraine, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday.Greece in September received two…

Germany's Scholz Defends Chinese Port Sale, Stresses Need to Diversify Ties

Oct 28, 2022

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday stressed the need for Europe to diversify its relations to ensure it is not dependent on any one nation, a day after he pushed through a decision to let a Chinese firm invest in a terminal at the country's largest port…

Port of Barcelona Inks Shore Power Deal with PowerCon

Oct 25, 2022

The Port of Barcelona and Denmark's PowerCon A/S have started building the pilot project to provide electrical power to ships at the BEST terminal. The company has been awarded the contract for this project, which is part of Phase Zero of the…

Italy Commissioner Gives OK for New LNG Terminal in Piombino

Oct 25, 2022

A state-appointed commissioner in Italy on Tuesday gave his formal go-ahead to the set up of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the port of Piombino, on the western coast of the country.Preparatory works by gas grid operator Snam for the infrastructure can start on Wednesday…

Tuscany Requests Costly Compensations for New Italian LNG Terminal

Oct 24, 2022

The region of Tuscany has asked for hundreds of millions of euros in investments in exchange for allowing a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Tuscan port of Piombino, the Italian region said.In a statement on Monday, the region's administration said it had approved the new terminal…

Police Guard LNG Ports as Germany Fast-tracks Critical Infrastructure Law

Oct 19, 2022

Germany has ordered police to guard LNG terminals under construction and increased aerial supervision of its rail network as it prepares a law to bolster the protection of critical infrastructure, its interior minister told Reuters.Suspected…

Hungary's New Container Terminal Aims to Boost Ukrainian Grains Shipments

Oct 18, 2022

Europe's largest land-based container terminal started operating near Hungary's border with Ukraine on Tuesday, aiming to increase shipments of Ukrainian grains via Hungary to Adriatic ports.The East-West Gate terminal, built at a cost of about 40 billion forints ($95…

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Reports Slight Growth Despite Ongoing Challenges

Oct 17, 2022

After nine months, the total throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges was 217.4 million tonnes, a slight increase of 0.8% compared to the same period last year. Despite the negative impact of the geopolitical and macroeconomic context, all cargo flows are recording growth…

Threat Against Major Gas Plant Resolved, Norwegian Police Say

Oct 13, 2022

Norwegian police on Thursday responded to a threat made by telephone against the Nyhamna gas processing plant, one of Europe's largest energy export facilities, and later said the incident had been resolved. The threat came amid heightened concerns…

Cepsa Pens Green Hydrogen Shipping Deal with Rotterdam Port

Oct 11, 2022

Spain's Cepsa has signed a deal with the Dutch port of Rotterdam to ship green hydrogen it plans to produce in Andalusia to northern Europe, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing the oil and gas group's chief executive.Countries and…

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