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Russia Refuses to Renew Black Sea Grain Deal; Says No Guarantees for Ships

Jul 17, 2023

Russia refused on Monday to extend the agreement that has enabled Ukraine to export grain from its Black Sea ports for the past year, complaining that promises to free up its own shipments of food and fertilisers had not been kept.Russia's Foreign Ministry said it had notified Ukraine…

UN Scrambles to Save Black Sea Grain Deal Ahead of Monday Deadline

Jul 14, 2023

The European Commission is helping the United Nations and Turkey try to extend a deal allowing the Black Sea export of Ukraine grain and is open to 'explore all solutions,' a European Union spokesperson said on Thursday, ahead of the deal's possible expiration on Monday…

Gastrade Awards Alexandroupolis LNG Terminal Towage Contract to Svitzer

Jul 13, 2023

A.P. Moller-Maersk's towage arm Svitzer announced it has signed a 15-year agreement to service Gastrade’s Alexandroupolis Independent Natural Gas System (Alexandroupolis INGS) LNG terminal—the first offshore LNG project in Greece—set to become operational in the beginning of 2024…

UN Asks Putin to Extend Black Sea Grain Deal in Return for SWIFT Access

Jul 13, 2023

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has proposed to Russian President Vladimir Putin that he extend a deal allowing the safe Black Sea export of grain from Ukraine in return for connecting a subsidiary of Russia's agricultural bank to the SWIFT international payment system…

PSA Buys Stake in Duisburg Gateway Terminal

Jul 06, 2023

Singapore-based PSA International (PSA) has signed agreements to acquire a 22% minority stake in Duisburg Gateway Terminal GmbH (DGT).Located in the Port of Duisburg, DGT will be the first 100% climate-neutral inland container terminal located in the European hinterlands…

Ports of Stockholm Boosts Solar Electricity Production

Jul 05, 2023

Ports of Stockholm announced it is building six new rooftop solar cell systems that will increase the company's own solar electricity production by 55%.The Swedish port said it has taken an investment decision in June to increase the company's own production of solar electricity…

CMP Orders Eight Straddle Carriers and Two STS Cranes

Jul 04, 2023

Konecranes has won a public tender from Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) to supply container handling equipment for a new container terminal in Copenhagen. Eight hybrid straddle carriers will be delivered in Q4 2023, and two ship-to-shore (STS) cranes are scheduled for delivery in Q1 2025…

Rain Raises Rhine River Water in Germany, North Still Too Shallow

Jul 03, 2023

Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have risen after rain but are still too low in northern and central areas for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded, commodity traders said on Monday.Dry weather in June meant the river became too shallow…

EU Weighs Concession to Russian Bank over Black Sea Grain Deal

Jul 03, 2023

The European Union is considering a proposal for the Russian Agricultural Bank to set up a subsidiary to reconnect to the global financial network as a sop to Moscow, the Financial Times said on Monday.With the bank under sanctions, the move…

Ports Have Vital Role in Fight Against Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Jun 30, 2023

The shipping industry is undergoing a transformative shift toward sustainability and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt its revised greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy next week. There is also increasing pressure from environmental…

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Instals Radar Network

Jun 28, 2023

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has launched extensive digital radar and camera network that scans the entire Antwerp port area.The system will become the backbone of safe and efficient shipping traffic, says the port, following the recently launched drone network…

Report: Gulf-to-Europe Hydrogen Pipeline Feasible

Jun 27, 2023

RINA and Consultant AFRY have undertaken an initial study of how the Gulf region and Europe could be linked directly with a pipeline to transport low-carbon hydrogen. The results indicate a transformative opportunity to unlock the Gulf's immense…

If Grain Deal Ends, UN Pledge on Russian Exports Will Go On - Russian Official

Jun 20, 2023

Russia's deputy foreign minister said on Monday that even if a deal allowing shipments of Ukrainian grain via the Black Sea ends, Russia's agreement with the United Nations to ease its own exports will stay in force, Russian state news agency RIA reported on Monday…

Wärtsilä to Extend Regasification Capacity for Croatian LNG Terminal

Jun 15, 2023

Technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to extend the capacity of the regasification system installed onboard the LNG Croatia with a new regasification module. The 280-meter-long floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) vessel is owned by Zagreb-based LNG Hrvatska…

Bilbao and Amsterdam Ports Sign Green Hydrogen Corridor Agreement

Jun 15, 2023

The ports of Bilbao and Amsterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a renewable hydrogen corridor between Spain and the Netherlands.The MoU was signed together with the Energy Agency of the Basque Government (EVE)…

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