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Cavotec Awarded $5.7 Million Shore Power Refit Contract

Feb 12, 2024

Cavotec reports it has signed a $5.7 million contract to retrofit vessels with shore power solutions for an undisclsoed major European shipping line.The agreement entails the complete retrofit of containerships from installation of Cavotec's…

BAR Tech Signs European Supplier for Wind Propulsion Systems

Feb 12, 2024

BAR Technologies, a developer of wind propulsion systems, has entered into partnership with floating offshore wind platforms pioneer Nervion Naval Offshore to manage and oversee the production of BAR Technologies’ wing sail design WindWings in Europe…

Dover Port Pushing UK Government on Biosecurity After Brexit Changes

Feb 09, 2024

Health authorities at Britain's port of Dover could bring legal action against the government if it does not reconsider a plan to move checks on potentially dangerous foods away from the port creating what they say is a biosecurity risk.Dover's…

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…

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