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Singapore Ammonia Bunkering Gets Reality Check from Port Authority, Industry

May 02, 2023

Top global ship fuelling hub Singapore is unlikely to be ready for ammonia bunkering by the end of this year, Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said, while industry players have also raised concerns about feasibility. The port authority's…

LR Grants AIP for Ammonia FSRU

Apr 25, 2023

A new ammonia floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), the first of its kind in Korea, has been awarded approval in principle (AIP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR), the classification society announced Tuesday.Developed by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries…

Oil Exports from Russia's Western Ports Hit 4-year High

Apr 19, 2023

Oil loadings from Russia's key western ports in April will rise to the highest level since 2019, above 2.4 million barrels per day (bpd) despite Moscow's pledge to cut output, trading and shipping sources said.Russian crude exports and transit from the ports of Primorsk…

Konecranes to Supply Mobile Harbor Cranes for Cambodian Port

Apr 14, 2023

Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes reports it has recently secured an order to supply two Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), Cambodia’s only deepwater port. The cranes will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2023…

Two New Berths Planned at Vietnam's Lach Huyen Port

Mar 28, 2023

APM Terminals engages in a strategic partnership with Vietnamese HATECO group for a project to develop two new deep-water berths at Lach Huyen port in Haiphong City located in the north of Vietnam.As part of the strategic partnership, APM Terminals will provide financial…

Maersk Teams Up with Shanghai Port on Green Methanol Shipping Fuel

Mar 24, 2023

Maersk and Shanghai International Port Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for a green methanol marine fuel project in the Shanghai port, the shipping group said on Friday.Maersk plans to put 19 vessels capable of running on e-methanol…

China Firm Wins Solomon Islands Port Project as Australia Watches On

Mar 22, 2023

The Solomon Islands has awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to a Chinese state company to upgrade an international port in Honiara in a project funded by the Asian Development Bank, an official of the island nation said on Wednesday.The United States and its allies…

Los Angeles Inks MOUs with Tokyo, Yokohama Ports on Green Initiatives

Mar 16, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles has entered into separate Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with the Port of Tokyo and the Port of Yokohama – to more formally collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues. The agreements were signed by Port…

First Car Carrier Bunkered with LNG in Singapore

Mar 15, 2023

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, have completed the first bunkering to an LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessel in Singapore…

DP World to Install Innovative BOXBAY Container Storage System in Busan

Mar 08, 2023

UAE-based logistics giant DP World announced its BOXBAY high-bay storage system will be installed to boost container handling efficiency at its terminal in Busan, South Korea.BOXBAY was developed by DP World in a joint venture with German plant technology supplier SMS group…

US Promoting Supply Chain Resilience in Thailand

Mar 07, 2023

The United States is helping Thailand’s supply chain network and advance the decarbonization of its freight transportation system.The U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced last week that it has awarded a grant to the Thai Ministry of Transport’s…

Deoca, PetroTrade Plan $6.3 Billion Rail Link Between Vientiane and Vietnam Port

Mar 01, 2023

Vietnam's Deoca Group said on Wednesday it had set up a joint venture with Laos' Petroleum Trading Lao (PetroTrade) to study the possibility of jointly building a railway connecting the two countries, with a possible price tag of 149.55 trillion dong ($6…

India Bans Oil Tankers, Bulk Carriers Older than 25 Years

Feb 28, 2023

India has withdrawn trading licenses for oil tankers and bulk carriers that are more than 25 years old, its shipping regulator said, as the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter looks to cut emissions and reduce the average age of its fleet…

Singapore Companies Should Manage Own Risks in Russian Oil Trade, Minister Says

Feb 24, 2023

Companies in Singapore will have to consider and manage any potential impact on their business activities, transactions, and customer relationships when dealing with Russian crude oil and refined products, a government official said on Friday…

China Boosts Australian Coal Imports

Feb 21, 2023

Chinese utilities and traders have stepped up purchases of Australian coal in February, encouraged by signs of further policy relaxation after trade partially resumed last month following a two-year hiatus.In early January, Beijing gave permission to four government-backed firms…

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