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Chinese Exports to North Korea Surge in October

Nov 21, 2022

China’s exports to North Korea surged in 46.3% October from a month earlier, with foodstuffs including rice and sugar among the main items, though it shipped less COVID-related items except for rubber gloves, Chinese customs data showed on Sunday…

Port of Los Angeles Signs MOU with JETRO

Nov 15, 2022

Officials from the Port of Los Angeles and Japan External Trade Organization Los Angeles Office (JETRO Los Angeles) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further promote cooperation in several key strategic areas, including sustainability…

DP World Launches Tech Innovation Center in India

Nov 09, 2022

DP World has opened a new technology center in Gurgaon, India, its third this year as it invests in developing next-gen global trade innovative.More than 240 people will be based at the new office, about 30-km southwest of India’s capital New Delhi…

Ports of Singapore and LA, Long Beach to Establish a Green and Digital Shipping Corridor

Nov 08, 2022

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach and C40 Cities have begun discussions to establish a green and digital shipping corridor between Singapore and the San Pedro Bay port complex. The corridor…

Busan, Pacific Northwest Seaports Partner on Decarbonization

Nov 07, 2022

The Northwest Seaport Alliance announced its newest decarbonization effort as part of the Green Shipping Challenge at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh…

Svitzer Promotes Two Senior Leaders

Oct 27, 2022

Svitzer, the towage arm of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, announced two senior leadership appointments: Kasper Karlsen as Global Chief Operating Officer and Deniz Kirdar True as Managing Director in the AMEA region.Karlsen has held different leadership positions in the A…

Tokyo Kisen Co Holds Naming Ceremony for Electric Tug Taiga

May 30, 2022

Tokyo Kisen Co on May 26 held a naming and launching ceremony of the electric tugboat Taiga, built at Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd in Japan.The Taiga is powered by an electric propulsion system that combines  e5Lab-developed large-capacity lithium-ion batteries and a diesel engine…

Wasco to Buy MMA Offshore's Batam Shipyard

May 02, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has agreed to sell its shipyard facility in Batam, Indonesia to Wasco Engineering Group.Wasco will pay $15 million for the shipyard facility. The transaction is expected to complete by December 30…

NYK Takes Delivery of Plumeria Leader Car and Truck Carrier

Mar 28, 2022

Japanese shipping company NYK last week took delivery of the Plumeria Leader, an LNG-powered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC).The vessel, delivered on March 24, was built at the Shin Kurushima Dockyard of Shin Kurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding Co…

Maersk to Buy LF Logistics for $3.6B

Dec 22, 2021

Container shipping giant Maersk on Wednesday agreed to buy Hong Kong-based LF Logistics for $3.6 billion in an all-cash deal, as it seeks to expand beyond its core ocean freight business.The deal is one of the group's largest takeovers to date…

Eaglestar Welcomes Its First Female Ship Master

Aug 18, 2021

Eaglestar Marine Holdings on Wednesday welcomed Captain Eezmaira Sazzea binti Shaharuzzaman as the company’s first Malaysian female shipMaster. Captain Eezmaira Sazzea was among the first group of Malaysian women selected to pursue professional maritime training in Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM…

Shipbuilding: International WTIV Market Represents a $14B Opportunity

Aug 09, 2021

As of end-June 2021, more than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore wind projects planned over this decade.More than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will…

Cavotec to Deliver Cable Reel Systems for Port of Tokyo Gantry Cranes

Jul 26, 2021

Engineering firm Cavotec has won an order for the delivery of motorized cable reel systems for integration onto advanced rail-mounted gantry cranes at the Port of TokyoCavotec will supply motorized cable reel systems for eight automated rail-mounted gantry cranes at the Wan Hai Tokyo Oi5 terminal…

China's Port City Qingdao Suffers Worst Algae Infestation

Jul 20, 2021

China's eastern port city Qingdao is experiencing the worst ever algae infestation in the region, with more than 1,700 square km of coastal area blanketed by harmful green seaweed, also known as 'green tide.' Qingdao has suffered from algae for 15 years…

Adani to Offer 50% Discount on Charges to LNG-fueled Ships at Mundra Port

Jul 20, 2021

The Adani Group will offer a 50% discount on charges to liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled ships at Mundra, India's largest commercial port, according to a notice seen by Reuters, as the country seeks to cut emissions under its green ports plan…

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