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European Shipowners Welcome EU Climate Target Proposal

Feb 06, 2024

The European Commission has published its proposal for a 2040 climate target: greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced by 90% by 2040 at the latest, receiving positive feedback from European shipowners.The shipowners welcome the strong commitment…

Huisman Secures Port Order for Automated Stacking Cranes

Feb 06, 2024

Dutch manufacturer Huisman has entered the port and logistics market with the order for series of automated stacking cranes (ACSs) from Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT).The ACSs will serve for the efficient handling and buffering of containers…

Sanmar Delivers Tug to Turkey's Mersin International Port

Feb 02, 2024

Turkish tug builder Sanmar at the close of 2023 delivered a fifth tug to Mersin International Port, Turkey’s largest container port.Known as BOĞAÇAY LIX while under construction at Sanmar’s purpose-built eco-friendly shipyard, the newbuild multi-purpose Boğaçay Class tugboat…

Evergreen & X-Press Feeders Ink MOA for Methanol-fueled Feedering

Feb 01, 2024

Global container shipping line Evergreen Marine Corporation has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with X-Press Feeders, the world’s largest independent common carrier, to place its containers on X-Press Feeders’ new dual fuel green methanol vessels…

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Granted EU Funding for Lillo Bridge Renovation

Jan 31, 2024

Port of Antwerp-Bruges and Infrabel will receive EUR 23 million from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for the renovation of the Lillo Bridge. In September 2023, they applied for a European subsidy for the renovation of the bridge and renewal of the tracks…

Port of Rotterdam Opens Charging Station for Electric Trucks

Jan 31, 2024

Together with Truckparkings Rotterdam Exploitatie (TRE), the Port of Rotterdam Authority opened the first charging station for electric trucks in the port. As many as eight electric trucks can now charge simultaneously at the Bodaanweg truck park in the Waalhaven…

ABP Kicks Off Millbay Docks Transformation

Jan 31, 2024

The U.K.’s largest port operator announced it has commenced the first phase in a series of strategic infrastructure developments at Millbay Docks, within the Port of Plymouth.Associated British Ports (ABP) said the works—funded by the UK Government…

Ports of Stockholm to Seek EU Funding for Electrification Projects

Jan 31, 2024

Ports of Stockholm announced it has been given the green light to apply for EU funding for three sustainability initiatives that primarily focus on the development of electricity infrastructure.Government approval has been given for all three applications from Ports of Stockholm…

Red Sea Crisis Causes Delays of 10-15 Days in Barcelona Port

Jan 29, 2024

Ships are calling the Spanish port of Barcelona with a delay of 10 to 15 days as they have to travel around Africa to avoid potential attacks in the Red Sea, port chief Lluis Salvado told reporters on Monday.The official said the delays affected ships carrying all kinds of products…

Ukraine's Black Sea Grain Export Success Tested by Red Sea Crisis

Jan 24, 2024

Ukraine has managed to boost its Black Sea grain exports to a level not seen since before Russia's invasion, although the Red Sea shipping crisis poses a new challenge to its crucial agricultural trade.Kyiv's success in replacing a UN-backed…

DP World Expects Cost of Goods from Asia to Be Higher for Europe

Jan 23, 2024

DP World CFO Yuvraj Narayan said on Tuesday he expected that disruptions to shipping in the Red Sea as a result of Houthi attacks on vessels would hit European consumers hardest.'The cost of goods into Europe from Asia will be significantly higher…

Hamburg Port Prepared for Red Sea Shipping Delays

Jan 18, 2024

The container terminals of Hamburg port operator HHLA and Eurogate are prepared for shipping delays as ships are being rerouted due to the attacks in the Red Sea, a spokesperson for Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) told Reuters on Thursday.So far there have been no disruptions as a result…

EU Report Recognizes Need for Port Investment Stability

Jan 17, 2024

The European Parliament has officially adopted the Berendsen report, an own-initiative report on “building a comprehensive European Port Strategy” (585 in favor, 21 against, 26 abstentions).The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomed…

Polish Seaborne LPG Import Growth Slowed to 7% in 2023

Jan 10, 2024

Growth in sea-borne imports of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Poland slowed 7% last year to 1.084 million metric tons, from a jump of more than 70% in 2022, with sea terminals working almost at capacity, according to traders and LSEG data…

NYK Orders Man Energy Engines for Four LNG Carriers

Jan 09, 2024

Japanese shipping giant NYK has ordered eight ME-GA engines from Man Energy Solutions for four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.The order is for eight 5G70ME-GA Mk. 10.5 engines related to the construction of four 174,000 cbm. LNG carriers by NYK…

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