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PSA BDP Opens Office in Romania

Aug 21, 2023

Logistics provider PSA BDP has opened its first office in Romania.PSA BDP International Romania S.R.L, located in the capital city of Bucharest, will be led by Country Director Cristian Afrenie. With this expansion into Romania, PSA BDP now has nearly 140 offices around the globe…

Shipowners, Port Operators Ramp Up Methanol-fueling Projects

Aug 21, 2023

Interest in methanol as an alternative fuel has grown in the shipping industry, which seeks to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.Below is a list of upcoming methanol bunkering-related projects by companies and ports:COMPANIES:A.P. Moller-MaerskMaersk…

Ukraine May Use New Black Sea Route for Grain Shipments

Aug 21, 2023

Ukraine is considering using its newly-tested wartime Black Sea export corridor for grain shipments after other cargo ships follow the first successful evacuation of a vessel on the route last week, a senior agricultural official said on Monday…

German Government to Examine Finances of Private LNG Operator

Aug 17, 2023

The German government will examine the finances of Deutsche ReGas, the operator of a planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Baltic coast opposed by local authorities, it said in a response to a lawmaker seen by Reuters on Thursday…

PD Ports Orders New Hopper Dredge from Neptune

Aug 15, 2023

PD Ports in the U.K. has ordered a new dredging vessel from Dutch shipbuilder Neptune Marine.The 71-meter-long hopper dredge, which has already been named the Emerald Duchess following a competition among PD Ports employees, was ordered for £23 million and will arrive at Teesport next summer…

Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals and Samskip to Launch Shore Power Initiative

Aug 09, 2023

RST and Samskip are proud to announce the successful launch of their Green Shore Power initiative, which aims to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions produced by vessels docked by providing new clean shore powered energy solutions.The joint initiative…

APM Terminals Barcelona Gets €3.9 Million for Electrification Project

Aug 08, 2023

The Government of Spain, via the Moves Singular Projects II Program, has granted €3.9 million to APM Terminals Barcelona to finance part of a pilot project for the electrification of the container handling equipment operating at the terminal…

Valenciaport Puts Out Tender for Dock Electrification

Aug 08, 2023

The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has put out to tender the drafting and execution of the works for the electrical connection to ships for the Transversal Costa-MSC quay. This is the first electrification or Onshore Power Supply (OPS) project…

Blast Injures 10 Near Grain Silos at Turkish Port

Aug 07, 2023

At least 10 people were injured on Monday when an explosion rocked grain silos near the port of Derince in western Turkey, prompting an investigation into its cause, Kocaeli Governor Seddar Yavuz said.An explosion occurred around 2:40 p.m. (1140 GMT) near Turkish Grain Board (TMO) silos…

UK Dredging Orders Unique Water Injection Dredger

Aug 03, 2023

Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with UK Dredging for the delivery of a Shoalbuster 2711 Water Injection Dredger (WID).UK Dredging, part of Associated British Ports (ABP), operates Britain’s largest dredging fleet. Among its vessels are a number of Damen dredgers and workboats…

Romania Bids to Clear Danube Logjam after Ukraine Attack

Aug 03, 2023

Romania expects around 30 ships from Ukraine to clear customs on the Danube River over the next two days as it bids to clear a logjam in the aftermath of Wednesday's Russian attack on Ukraine's main river port at Izmail.The river and its mouth…

Russia Strikes Port Facilities in Ukraine's Izmail

Aug 02, 2023

Russian state news agency RIA said overnight Russian strikes on the Ukrainian port of Izmail had hit port and grain infrastructure housing foreign mercenaries and military hardware, as well as a naval ship repair yard.RIA cited Sergei Lebedev…

Rain Raises Rhine River Levels in Germany; North Still Too Shallow

Jul 26, 2023

Heavy rain has raised water levels on the Rhine in Germany, but the river is still too shallow in central northern areas for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded, commodity traders said on Wednesday.The river is a major western European shipping route for commodities including grains…

Russia's Danube Attacks Tighten Noose on Ukraine's Grain Sector

Jul 25, 2023

Russian air strikes on Ukrainian grain facilities on the Danube this week threaten a vital river route for Kyiv's exports, as Moscow seeks to tighten the noose around a key sector of the economy days after abandoning the Black Sea shipping deal…

Russia Attacks Danube Grain Export Route

Jul 24, 2023

Russia destroyed Ukrainian grain warehouses on the Danube River in a drone attack on Monday, targeting a vital export route for Kyiv in an expanding air campaign that Moscow began last week after quitting the Black Sea grain deal.Last week's…

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