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Expansion Completed at Port of Callao

Jul 17, 2024

DP World has completed its $400 million expansion project at the Port of Callao in Peru, boosting container handling capacity at the South Terminal by 80%.The Bicentennial Pier expansion project extends the pier from 650 meters to 1,050 meters, making Callao one of the few ports in South America capable of accommodating three vessels (or two mega-vessels) simultaneously. The project increases handling capacity from 1…

Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

Jul 18, 2024

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released Accident Investigation Report 6/2024 into the jetty contact by the tanker Ali Ka.The Malta registered oil and chemical tanker made contact with the westernmost section of Oikos Jetty 2 at Canvey Island on the River Thames…

Mayor of Russia's Novorossiisk Port Issues Sea Drone Alert

Jul 17, 2024

The mayor of the Russian Black Sea port city of Novorossiisk issued a sea drone alert on Thursday morning, he said on the Telegram messaging app.Mayor Andrei Kravchenko urged locals to stay away from the shoreline. Ukrainian sea drones have in the past attacked Russian ships near the port…

Ports of Indiana, Port of Antwerp-Bruges Partner on Trade and Green Shipping

Jul 17, 2024

Representatives from Ports of Indiana and Port of Antwerp-Bruges have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance key economic and environmental port initiatives.The agreement formalizes a plan to work together to advance economic development…

New Ramp Installed at Port of Kapellskär

Jul 17, 2024

In order to streamline and upgrade Port of Kapellskär, a new ramp for RoRo traffic has been installed.The Port of Kapellskär offers the closest route between Sweden and Finland and is an important link for trade and travel between the neighboring countries…

Port of Rotterdam to Support Curaçao Industrial Zone Redevelopment

Jul 17, 2024

Port of Rotterdam Authority will contribute to the redevelopment of the lands owned by the state-owned company Refineria di Kòrsou (RdK). In addition to traditional uses, these lands will be used for several new future-proof sustainable economic activities…

Port of Montreal Completes Rail Optimization Project

Jul 17, 2024

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announced it has completed its program to optimize rail capacity, a flagship project to improve the performance and fluidity of its logistics services. Phased in over three years at a total cost of $62.4 million…

EU Backs Estonia-Finland Joint Ports Upgrade Project with $16.8M

Jul 17, 2024

The TWIN-PORT VI scheme, a four-year project representing a continuation of the long-term cooperation between ports of Tallinn and Helsinki, has received a funding commitment from the EU in the amount of $16. 8 million (€15.4 million).The TWIN…

Toyota Tsusho Orders Four Vessels for Angolan Port Development Project

Jul 17, 2024

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has signed a contract with Toyota Tsusho for the delivery of four vessels to support the port development project in Namibe, Angola.The order consists of two ASD Tugs 2813, a Pushy Cat 1004 and a Stan Pilot 1905. The…

Port of Los Angeles Awarded $8 Million for Port Optimizer Technology

Jul 16, 2024

The Port of Los Angeles’ Port Optimizer™ technology data portal will receive a series of major enhancements, thanks to an $8 million grant from the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).The award was the…

New General Manager Appointed at San Antonio Terminal Internacional

Jul 14, 2024

San Antonio Terminal Internacional (STI) in Chile has announced that Andrés Albertini, the current commercial manager, will take over as general manager of the port terminal on August 1.Albertini holds a degree in industrial engineering with a major in mechanics from Universidad Santa María…

Italy's New FLNG Terminal to Be Operational by March 2025

Jul 12, 2024

Italy's gas grid group Snam SRG.MI said on Friday it expected a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal to become operational by March 2025, allowing the country to diversify further its energy supplies.The floating terminal in the Adriatic…

New Cruise Terminal to Be Built in Port of Klaipėda

Jul 12, 2024

Lithuania's Port of Klaipėda said it is moving forward with plans to build a new cruise ship terminal following the conclusion of screening procedures for the assessment of potential environmental impacts.The Environmental Protection Agency…

Adani Aims to Complete Phase One of Long-delayed Port by Year-end

Jul 12, 2024

Adani Ports expects to complete the first of four phases of a key transshipment container port in southern India this year, it said on Friday, firming the timeline for a project already delayed by six years due to protests by locals.The Vizhinjam…

Damen’s New Dredger Starts Work in Indonesia

Jul 12, 2024

Damen’s new cutter suction dredger, the first of Damen CSD600 series, has started operations in Indonesia.The dredger was transported from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Indonesia as deck cargo on a heavy lift carrier.The stationary dredger, which has been named Jhoni 58…

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