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PD Ports Orders New Hopper Dredge from Neptune

Aug 15, 2023

PD Ports in the U.K. has ordered a new dredging vessel from Dutch shipbuilder Neptune Marine.The 71-meter-long hopper dredge, which has already been named the Emerald Duchess following a competition among PD Ports employees, was ordered for £23 million and will arrive at Teesport next summer…

Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals and Samskip to Launch Shore Power Initiative

Aug 09, 2023

RST and Samskip are proud to announce the successful launch of their Green Shore Power initiative, which aims to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions produced by vessels docked by providing new clean shore powered energy solutions.The joint initiative…

APM Terminals Barcelona Gets €3.9 Million for Electrification Project

Aug 08, 2023

The Government of Spain, via the Moves Singular Projects II Program, has granted €3.9 million to APM Terminals Barcelona to finance part of a pilot project for the electrification of the container handling equipment operating at the terminal…

Valenciaport Puts Out Tender for Dock Electrification

Aug 08, 2023

The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has put out to tender the drafting and execution of the works for the electrical connection to ships for the Transversal Costa-MSC quay. This is the first electrification or Onshore Power Supply (OPS) project…

Blast Injures 10 Near Grain Silos at Turkish Port

Aug 07, 2023

At least 10 people were injured on Monday when an explosion rocked grain silos near the port of Derince in western Turkey, prompting an investigation into its cause, Kocaeli Governor Seddar Yavuz said.An explosion occurred around 2:40 p.m. (1140 GMT) near Turkish Grain Board (TMO) silos…

UK Dredging Orders Unique Water Injection Dredger

Aug 03, 2023

Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with UK Dredging for the delivery of a Shoalbuster 2711 Water Injection Dredger (WID).UK Dredging, part of Associated British Ports (ABP), operates Britain’s largest dredging fleet. Among its vessels are a number of Damen dredgers and workboats…

Romania Bids to Clear Danube Logjam after Ukraine Attack

Aug 03, 2023

Romania expects around 30 ships from Ukraine to clear customs on the Danube River over the next two days as it bids to clear a logjam in the aftermath of Wednesday's Russian attack on Ukraine's main river port at Izmail.The river and its mouth…

Russia Strikes Port Facilities in Ukraine's Izmail

Aug 02, 2023

Russian state news agency RIA said overnight Russian strikes on the Ukrainian port of Izmail had hit port and grain infrastructure housing foreign mercenaries and military hardware, as well as a naval ship repair yard.RIA cited Sergei Lebedev…

Rain Raises Rhine River Levels in Germany; North Still Too Shallow

Jul 26, 2023

Heavy rain has raised water levels on the Rhine in Germany, but the river is still too shallow in central northern areas for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded, commodity traders said on Wednesday.The river is a major western European shipping route for commodities including grains…

Russia's Danube Attacks Tighten Noose on Ukraine's Grain Sector

Jul 25, 2023

Russian air strikes on Ukrainian grain facilities on the Danube this week threaten a vital river route for Kyiv's exports, as Moscow seeks to tighten the noose around a key sector of the economy days after abandoning the Black Sea shipping deal…

Russia Attacks Danube Grain Export Route

Jul 24, 2023

Russia destroyed Ukrainian grain warehouses on the Danube River in a drone attack on Monday, targeting a vital export route for Kyiv in an expanding air campaign that Moscow began last week after quitting the Black Sea grain deal.Last week's…

Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

Jul 24, 2023

A worker has died as a result of injuries suffered on board a vessel docked at Aberdeen's south harbor.The Port of Aberdeen and local authorities said the worker died on scene following an onboard incident at Dunnottar Quay on Saturday.'Around 3:40 p…

Amsterdam Moves to Ban Cruise Ships

Jul 22, 2023

Amsterdam took a first step toward banning large cruise liners under broader plans to reduce mass tourism and pollution, officials said on Friday.Once implemented, the measures adopted by the city council would bring the Dutch capital into line with other high-profile European cities…

Romanian Port Can Ship More Ukraine Grain After Collapse of Black Sea Deal

Jul 21, 2023

Romania's Constanta port, Ukraine's main alternative route for grain since Russia's withdrawal led to the collapse of the Black Sea shipment deal, has capacity to handle extra cargoes until mid-August, the head of the port's business association said…

Russia Carries Out Air Strikes on Ukraine's Odesa Port

Jul 19, 2023

Ukrainian air defence systems were engaged in the early hours of Wednesday in repelling a Russian air attack on the southern port of Odesa for a second consecutive night, the region's governor said.Russia struck Ukrainian ports on Tuesday, a day after pulling out of a U…

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