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Greece Launches Tender for Stake Sale in Lavrion Port

Mar 06, 2024

Greece has invited investors to submit an expression of interest for a stake of at least 50% in its Lavrion port near Athens, its privatization agency HRADF said on Wednesday.The port, due to its proximity to popular tourist destinations such as the Cyclades islands and Greece's busiest airport…

Turkish Oil Terminal Halts Russian Oil Business

Mar 05, 2024

One of Turkey's mid-sized Mediterranean oil terminals - the Dortyol terminal - will no longer accept Russian imports after receiving record volumes last year, amid an increase in sanctions pressure by the United States.Turkey has become one…

Ukraine Expands Ship War Insurance with Marsh & Lloyd's to Iron Ore, Steel

Mar 01, 2024

Insurance broker Marsh and Lloyd's of London underwriters have expanded a marine war insurance program backed by Ukraine from grain shipments to all non-military cargo, such as iron ore and steel, Marsh said on Friday.Marsh, Lloyd's and Ukrainian…

Rotterdam World Gateway to Provide Shore Power at All Berths

Mar 01, 2024

Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) container terminal will equip its entire quayside with shore-based power for all vessels, slashing emissions of particulates, nitrogen and CO2 while at berth.RWG, which is already fully automated and CO2 neutral…

CMA CGM Caps Logistics Push with $5 Billion Bollore Deal

Feb 29, 2024

France's CMA CGM has completed a $5 billion takeover of Bollore Logistics, its biggest-ever acquisition, and said it had funds for more deals as it seeks to counter volatility in container shipping.The acquisition of the logistics division of French conglomerate Bollore…

Hamburg Port's Cargo Traffic Down 6.9%, 2024 Forecast Tricky

Feb 27, 2024

Cargo traffic in the north German port of Hamburg fell by 6.9% last year to 7.7 million standard containers (TEU) and making a forecast for 2024 is difficult, the industry association Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) said on Tuesday.'The decline…

Spain's Ports See Goods Traffic Rise as Red Sea Crisis Continues

Feb 26, 2024

The volume of goods moving through Spain's top ports rose by as much as 25% in January as attacks on shipping in the Red Sea caused companies to divert Europe-bound vessels around southern Africa instead.Spain's northern ports have also seen…

Ukrainian Grain Destroyed in Poland

Feb 26, 2024

Around 160 tons of Ukrainian grain was destroyed at a Polish railway station amid large-scale protests in what a senior Ukrainian official said on Sunday was an act of 'impunity and irresponsibility'.Polish farmers protesting this month against…

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

Feb 23, 2024

The EU Commission on Friday said it had cleared the acquisition of the logistics operations of conglomerate Bollore by shipping group CMA CGM, subject to a number of conditions proposed by the companies.The commission, which oversees competition policy in the 27-nation European Union…

Cammell Laird to Build Dolphins for Stanlow Terminals

Feb 19, 2024

Cammell Laird has secured a £2 million contract to build two mooring dolphins on the River Mersey for Stanlow Terminals.Stanlow Terminals is a division of Stanlow Oil Refinery operator EET Fuels. A mooring dolphin is a standalone structure that…

Finnish Partners to Create Green Shipping Corridor

Feb 15, 2024

Ports of Stockholm, Port of Turku and Viking Line have formally entered into partnership to create a green shipping corridor between Turku and Stockholm, which will be fossil fuel-free by 2035 at the latest. The result will be a framework with…

Siemons Takes Over as Port of Rotterdam CEO

Feb 14, 2024

Boudewijn Siemons has been elevated from interim to full time CEO at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, effective February 1, 2024.Siemons, who was previously the port's COO, has been leading the Europe's top seaport on an interim basis after Allard Castelein stepped down as CEO last summer…

Kalmar to Supply Hybrid Straddle Carriers for SAMR

Feb 14, 2024

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, reports it has concluded an agreement with CMA Terminals, a subsidiary of CMA CGM, to supply three Kalmar hybrid straddle carriers for SAMR, its terminal on Réunion Island.Réunion Island is now the CMA CGM Group's strategic hub in the Indian Ocean…

New Breakwater Installed to Support CTVs Berthing at Port of Newhaven

Feb 13, 2024

As part of the refurbishment for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Rampion offshore wind farm, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has installed a floating concrete breakwater within the Port of Newhaven to provide safe berthing facilities for crew transfer vessels (CTV)…

Construction Begins at the Future PSMO Port Near Paris

Feb 13, 2024

Construction work for the PSMO (Port Seine Métropole Ouest / Western Metropolitan Seine Port) has officially commenced in the Yvelines département, about 60 kilometers from Paris.Located at the confluence of the Seine and the Oise rivers, The…

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