Port News


Gone to the Dogs: Stowaway Detection and Removal in South Africa

Oct 31, 2022

Stowaways on ships can present a cost and logistics problem for shipowners and ship masters, particularly when trying to find a friendly port willing and able to accept and help re-patriate these maritime trespassers. Costly and inefficient in the best circumstance, if a ship has to re-route and come off trade, the financial dent grows rapidly. Enter Patrick Mooney, owner, APEX Stowaway Detection and his team Jack Russell terriers…

Port of Corpus Christi Details Record Second Quarter

Jul 20, 2023

The Port of Corpus Christi’s customers moved nearly 50 million tons of goods through the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Q2 2023, setting a record for the fifth consecutive quarter.The 49.7 million tons moved in Q2 was a 7.1% increase from the…

Australia and Singapore Plan Green Shipping Corridor

Jun 06, 2023

Australia and Singapore have commenced discussions on establishing a Singapore-Australia Green and Digital Shipping Corridor by the end of 2025.Australia’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the…

Port Terminal Tech: CONPDS Tracker

May 15, 2023

CONPDS Tracker is a comprehensive system that is designed to eliminate manual errors, enhance the overall efficiency, and is designed to streamline and optimize container storage and management processes.By integrating CONPDS Tracker with standard surveillance cameras…

Australia's Port Hedland Being Cleared Ahead of Cyclone

Apr 11, 2023

Western Australia's iron ore hub, Port Hedland, is being cleared as a tropical cyclone approaches.The Pilbara Ports Authority issued a warning after the Bureau of Metrology advised that Tropical Low 23U is moving southwest from its current location…

Executive from Matson Logistics joins Containerization & Intermodal Institute Board

Mar 28, 2023

The Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) has elected Jahan Byrne, Director of Corporate Marketing at Matson Logistics, to its Board of Directors.Byrne has over 28 years of industry experience and currently oversees the global branding and marketing operations for Matson Logistics…

Got Propane?

Dec 15, 2022

As the maritime industry mulls the ‘fuel of the future,’ a strong and growing case can be made for propane based on availability, cost and ease of use compared to competitive fuels.Darren Monzingo, president of FARO Industrial and VP of Engineering for GEM Marine…

Wilhelmsen Port Services Established

Jun 08, 2022

On June 7, 2022 Wilhelmsen launched its Port Services, according to the company setting a unique course for the future of the ships agency industry and the entire port ecosystem. One of the key steps taken already is to establish and internal incubator for new innovations and solutions…

Geotechnical, Marine, and Coastal Design Solutions for Marshaling Ports to meet US Offshore Wind Power Policy Targets

Apr 11, 2022

As reported in a Maritime Reporter and Engineering News February 2022 article, Offshore Wind Development Gains Speed in the United States, the offshore wind (OSW) market is beginning to heat up. The White House policy target of 30 GW of offshore wind power by 2030…

Large Offshore Wind Tower Manufacturing Plant to be Built at Port of Nigg, UK

Dec 03, 2021

Global Energy Group (“GEG”), the Scottish-based energy services company has agreed on terms with offshore wind tower manufacturing specialist, Haizea Wind Group (“Haizea”), to build a £110m-plus (~$146 million) offshore wind tubular rolling facility at Port of Nigg…

CULines makes inaugral call at DP World's Jebel Ali Port

Nov 16, 2021

DP World's Jebel Ali Port received China United Lines Ltd. (CULines) first vessel to call Middle East by welcoming MV CUL HUIZHOU. Arriving from Qingdao in China, the vessel reached the port in the UAE on 27 October 2021.The vessel and its crew…

15 Companies make the cut in PortXL Maritime Acceleration Program

Jun 24, 2021

Fifteen companies from 11 countries were selected by a panel of industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs for the 6th PortXL acceleration program in Rotterdam. Starting in September, they will spend three months in Rotterdam. The PortXL…

Asian Market, Fuel Prices Drive Freight Rates in Valenciaport

Jan 15, 2021

The Valencia Containerized Freight Index (VCFI) of December experienced a growth of 4.19% with respect to the previous month, confirming the trend of the last five months of the year of increased freight rates. The high demand for traffic with…

Mammoth Cranes enroute to Port of Oakland

Dec 30, 2020

A set of three towering new cranes are coming to the Port of Oakland to handle the ever larger ships calling the seaport, an investment by Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) for its marine terminal at Oakland (Oakland International Container Terminal - OICT)…

Port Security: Autonomous ANTX

Oct 12, 2020

Geophysical seismic surveys and port security may appear to have little in-common. However, it turns out that managing complex marine seismic operations, where 10km-long seismic streamers have to be deployed harmoniously alongside other offshore marine assets…

Logistics News

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

Simulators Track our Changing Relationship with Technology

Simulators Track our Changing Relationship with Technology

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

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