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Suction Mooring Installed at Port of Kapellskär

Oct 03, 2023

Port of Kapellskär has welcomed the new Finnlines vessel with brand new technology. The port now offers automooring using vacuum pads, as well as next generation onshore power connections. This makes mooring more efficient and improves the sustainability…

Peel Ports Slashes Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Oct 03, 2023

The U.K.'s second largest port operator Peel Ports Group announced it has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions across its port facilities, cutting these by almost a third since 2020.The reduction is revealed in the group’s new 51-page ESG report…

Russia Hits Ukrainian Port Facilities

Sep 26, 2023

Ukrainian officials said Russia struck Ukrainian port infrastructure and grain storage facilities on Tuesday, but also reported some progress on the front lines in the three-month old counteroffensive by its forces.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy…

Ship Insurance Facility Set Up for Ukraine Grain Exports

Sep 26, 2023

A new marine insurance facility for Ukrainian grain exports using the country's sea corridor has been set up in conjunction with Ukraine's authorities, insurance broker Miller said on Tuesday.Russia quit a U.N.-backed deal in July to enable exports from Ukraine to sail from three approved ports…

Qpinch: From Residual Heat to CO2-free Energy

Sep 26, 2023

In the chemical industry, steam is indispensable for production processes. 'But you always end up with residual heat, up to 100 degrees hot. Companies often can’t do anything with it, so they end up discharging it into the air or water,' Wouter Ducheyne explains…

Port of Rotterdam and Yokogawa Partner to Boost Efficiency

Sep 26, 2023

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Yokogawa Electric Corporation have initiated a feasibility study into increasing cross-industry integration for the efficient use of energy and utilities in the Rotterdam industrial cluster to contribute to regional decarbonization goals…

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

Sep 21, 2023

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and inland shipping operator PortLiner signed a contract for the construction of a charging and storage pontoon for flow batteries in the Hartelkanaal.From this bunkering station, PortLiner will supply electrically powered inland vessels with flow batteries…

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

Sep 21, 2023

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) and 20 partners in the Green & Digital Shipping Corridor are working to reduce 20% to 30% of emissions from international shipping by 2030. This was agreed at the third Green Corridor workshop…

Europe’s Ports See First Signs of Business Leakage

Sep 20, 2023

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has reiterated its support for an emissions trading scheme (ETS) as instrument for greening the shipping sector, but expresses its serious concern about first signs of carbon and business leakage due to the limited scope of the current legislation…

New FSRU Arrives in France as Greenpeace Blocks Port

Sep 18, 2023

A new LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) arrived in western France on Monday morning, a TotalEnergies' spokesperson said, as activist group Greenpeace tried to prevent it from entering port.Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Europe has grown in the wake of the war in Ukraine…

EU Does Not Extend Ban on Ukraine Grains Imports to Neighboring EU Countries

Sep 15, 2023

The European Commission said on Friday that it would not extend a ban on imports of Ukrainian grains into Ukraine's five EU neighbors due to expire on Friday.'It has concluded that thanks to the work of the Coordination Platform and to the temporary measures introduced on 2 May 2023…

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Counter Offer for HHLA Would Not Be In Our Interest

Sep 14, 2023

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said on Thursday that it would not be in the container shipper's interest to make a counter offer for HHLA, the main operator of Hamburg port, and may instead cut its traffic through the hub.On Wednesday, Switzerland-based MSC…

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Sep 13, 2023

Swiss-based MSC, the world's biggest container shipping company, has offered to buy almost half of the main operator of Hamburg port in a deal that could be worth nearly 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion), setting the stage for a potential bidding war…

SENNEBOGEN Opens New Steel Plant in Hungary

Sep 11, 2023

With the official opening of the new steel plant of Termelés-Logistic-Centrum GmbH in Litér (Hungary), material handling equipment and cranes manufacturer SENNEBOGEN is expanding its capacity for steel assemblies and welded constructions.This 315…

Romania Upgrades Black Sea Port Infrastructure to Bring in More Ukrainian Grain

Sep 08, 2023

Romania's government will approve on Friday a plan to upgrade road infrastructure in the Black Sea port of Constanta, part of wider investments in the port which could help more Ukrainian grain to transit.Constanta is Ukraine's largest alternative export route…

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