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Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Apr 19, 2024

An accident with a shiploader at the sugar terminal in the Recife port in Northeastern Brazil suspended loading operations at the site, according to a note from shipping company Williams Brazil late on Thursday.The company said the shiploader collapsed and a part of the machine fell inside the cargo hold of a vessel that was docked at the port to load raw sugar.The press service at the Recife port confirmed the accident…

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

Apr 19, 2024

The port of Corpus Christi, Texas, the top U.S. oil export hub, said it exported 6.40 million barrels per day of crude oil in the first quarter, up 6.9% from the same period a year ago.The U.S. Gulf Coast port handles more than half the nation's oil exports…

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

Apr 18, 2024

From January to March, Port Houston handled 1,069,917 TEUs year-to-date, an increase of 15% compared to the same period last year.In March, container volumes totaled 360,991 TEUs, an increase of 20% compared to March 2023 and Port Houston’s biggest March ever…

Maintenance Dredging Wraps Up at Port of Tilbury

Apr 17, 2024

Cemex UK Marine said it has successfully completed a maintenance dredging project at the Port of Tilbury, working with Reimerswaal Dredging.Over the course of five days, Cemex utilized the exclusive charter ship Reimerswaal to dredge the Tilbury 2 berth to a depth of 15 meters…

Port Power Solutions: Renewable Propane

Apr 17, 2024

Renewable propane is aiding decarbonization efforts in port terminalsThe push for clean, reliable energy sources in the supply chain continues to drive fleet managers and port authorities toward low-emissions energy options such as renewables…

Aggregate Industries to Build 'Super Shed' in Port of Liverpool

Apr 17, 2024

As part of a long-term plan to support increased demand for cementitious products across the UK construction market, Aggregate Industries (AIUK) has announced a significant investment into a new ‘super shed’ at the Port of Liverpool.Owned by the UK’s second largest port operator Peel Ports Group…

Baltimore's Alternate Shipping Channels Not Deep Enough, Maersk Says

Apr 17, 2024

The Baltimore port's alternate shipping channels are not deep enough to accommodate the oceangoing container vessels that Maersk and other carriers use, the Danish shipping group said in a statement on Wednesday.A container vessel chartered by Maersk collided with a major bridge in the U…

Fairway Deepening Commences at Port of Gothenburg

Apr 17, 2024

Fairway deepening officially kicked off this week in the Port of Gothenburg as part of the Skandia Gateway project.The work had already unofficially started with excavation and diving works when representatives from the port, the shipping world…

ILL EFFECTS: COVID Wiped 24.6m TEU off Container Market Growth

Apr 17, 2024

“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global container market grew only 1.5% from 171.0 million TEU in 2019 to 173.5 million TEU in 2023. Without the pandemic, that figure would have been 24.6 million higher, landing at 198.1 million in 2023,” says Niels Rasmussen…

Consortium Forms North Pacific Green Corridor

Apr 16, 2024

Global industry leaders from North America, Asia and Europe have announced the formation of the North Pacific Green Corridor Consortium (NPGCC) whose members and partners will work together to decarbonize the value chain for commodities between North America and Asia…

New Agreement Targets Nordic Hydrogen Projects

Apr 15, 2024

Provaris Energy and Norwegian Hydrogen AS have announced a new agreement to jointly progress the identification and development of several sites in the Nordic region for the large-scale production and export of hydrogen to European markets.The…

IMO's Facilitation Committee Revised MASS Roadmap

Apr 15, 2024

The IMO's Facilitation Committee held its 48th session (FAL 48) from April 8 to 12, in person at IMO Headquarters in London.The Facilitation Committee (FAL) meets annually to deal with matters related to the facilitation of international maritime traffic…

Decarbonization is a Major Challenge for US Ports -Report

Apr 15, 2024

A large number of ports across the United States are making headway toward ambitious decarbonization targets, but many are running up against significant challenges that threaten their progress, according to a new report from classification…

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Apr 14, 2024

The discharge of scrubber water from ships out to 22km (12 nautical miles) from the Danish coasts will be prohibited by law. The ban will come into effect on July 1, 2025, for ships with scrubbers in open operation, where the wash water is discharged into the sea…

Singapore Alliance Building Electric Tug and Supply Boat

Apr 14, 2024

The Coastal Sustainability Alliance (CSA), an industry collaborative effort led by Kuok Maritime Group (KMG), has announced the start of construction of its first fully electric PXO-series tug (e-tug) and supply boat (e-supply boat) by PaxOcean Group…

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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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