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Port of València Building Second Solar Plant

Mar 12, 2024

The Port Authority of València (PAV) reports it is making steady progress in the construction of its second solar photovoltaic plant located on the roof of the vehicle silo of the VTE concession on the East Dock. The installation work began…

Bollard Capacity Boosted at PSA Antwerp’s ​Noordzee Terminal

Mar 12, 2024

Port of Antwerp-Bruges increased the bollard capacity of four bollards at PSA Antwerp’s Noordzee Terminal from 150 tonnes to seven new 250 tonne bollards to minimize lost space between two vessels. Dynamic mooring analysis also showed that the…

Port of Rotterdam Tightens Security to Thwart Drug Crime

Mar 12, 2024

Europe's largest seaport is boosting its security efforts in an attempt to prevent illicit drugs from making their way through the port.As of March 31, 2024, all import containers arriving in the port of Rotterdam from Latin America will only be securely and reliably released via the Secure Chain…

Blue Water Opens Project Logistics Office in Bremen

Mar 08, 2024

Denmark-headquartered transportation and logistics company Blue Water announced the opening of its new project logistics hub in Bremen, Germany, a move that targets regional growth and aims to help expand the company's energy, ports and projects division…

Greece Launches Tender for Stake Sale in Lavrion Port

Mar 06, 2024

Greece has invited investors to submit an expression of interest for a stake of at least 50% in its Lavrion port near Athens, its privatization agency HRADF said on Wednesday.The port, due to its proximity to popular tourist destinations such as the Cyclades islands and Greece's busiest airport…

Turkish Oil Terminal Halts Russian Oil Business

Mar 05, 2024

One of Turkey's mid-sized Mediterranean oil terminals - the Dortyol terminal - will no longer accept Russian imports after receiving record volumes last year, amid an increase in sanctions pressure by the United States.Turkey has become one…

Ukraine Expands Ship War Insurance with Marsh & Lloyd's to Iron Ore, Steel

Mar 01, 2024

Insurance broker Marsh and Lloyd's of London underwriters have expanded a marine war insurance program backed by Ukraine from grain shipments to all non-military cargo, such as iron ore and steel, Marsh said on Friday.Marsh, Lloyd's and Ukrainian…

Rotterdam World Gateway to Provide Shore Power at All Berths

Mar 01, 2024

Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) container terminal will equip its entire quayside with shore-based power for all vessels, slashing emissions of particulates, nitrogen and CO2 while at berth.RWG, which is already fully automated and CO2 neutral…

CMA CGM Caps Logistics Push with $5 Billion Bollore Deal

Feb 29, 2024

France's CMA CGM has completed a $5 billion takeover of Bollore Logistics, its biggest-ever acquisition, and said it had funds for more deals as it seeks to counter volatility in container shipping.The acquisition of the logistics division of French conglomerate Bollore…

Hamburg Port's Cargo Traffic Down 6.9%, 2024 Forecast Tricky

Feb 27, 2024

Cargo traffic in the north German port of Hamburg fell by 6.9% last year to 7.7 million standard containers (TEU) and making a forecast for 2024 is difficult, the industry association Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) said on Tuesday.'The decline…

Spain's Ports See Goods Traffic Rise as Red Sea Crisis Continues

Feb 26, 2024

The volume of goods moving through Spain's top ports rose by as much as 25% in January as attacks on shipping in the Red Sea caused companies to divert Europe-bound vessels around southern Africa instead.Spain's northern ports have also seen…

Ukrainian Grain Destroyed in Poland

Feb 26, 2024

Around 160 tons of Ukrainian grain was destroyed at a Polish railway station amid large-scale protests in what a senior Ukrainian official said on Sunday was an act of 'impunity and irresponsibility'.Polish farmers protesting this month against…

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

Feb 23, 2024

The EU Commission on Friday said it had cleared the acquisition of the logistics operations of conglomerate Bollore by shipping group CMA CGM, subject to a number of conditions proposed by the companies.The commission, which oversees competition policy in the 27-nation European Union…

Cammell Laird to Build Dolphins for Stanlow Terminals

Feb 19, 2024

Cammell Laird has secured a £2 million contract to build two mooring dolphins on the River Mersey for Stanlow Terminals.Stanlow Terminals is a division of Stanlow Oil Refinery operator EET Fuels. A mooring dolphin is a standalone structure that…

Finnish Partners to Create Green Shipping Corridor

Feb 15, 2024

Ports of Stockholm, Port of Turku and Viking Line have formally entered into partnership to create a green shipping corridor between Turku and Stockholm, which will be fossil fuel-free by 2035 at the latest. The result will be a framework with…

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SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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