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APM Terminals Barcelona to Boost Solar Array Installation

Mar 08, 2023

APM Terminals Barcelona announced plans to generate up to 7.5% of its electricity from the sun in 2023, thanks to a 1,210 m2 expansion of its solar arrays.The company’s existing 980 solar panels, covering the employee car park, generated 565…

Los Angeles, Gothenburg Ports Partner

Mar 03, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles and Port of Gothenburg are teaming up to jointly tackle initiatives aimed at improving infrastructure, efficiency and environmental performance. Officials from both ports met in Los Angeles this week to sign memorandum…

Ukraine Traders Seek Transparent Rules for Cargo Queue Under Grain Export Deal

Mar 01, 2023

Ukrainian grain traders union UGA asked the government on Wednesday to provide transparent rules on how cargo ships should queue before loading at Ukrainian Black Sea ports under a grain export deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey…

Ukraine Urges UN and Turkey to Start Talks to Extend Grain Deal

Feb 28, 2023

Ukraine has sent an appeal to the UN and Turkey to start negotiations on extending a grain export deal, but so far there has been no response, a Ukrainian government source said on Tuesday.Yuriy Vaskov, Ukraine's deputy minister of restoration…

Ukraine to Set up $500 Million Insurance Fund for Cargo Ships

Feb 27, 2023

Ukraine will offer compensation for possible damages to civilian vessels entering its ports, Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said on Friday, as Kyiv tries to boost exports that are vital for its war-hit economy.Ukraine is a major producer and exporter of agricultural products…

Insurers Count the Cost of Ships Snagged in Ukraine Crisis

Feb 24, 2023

Insurers are facing half a billion dollars in claims for up to 60 commercial ships still stuck in Ukraine a year after the start of the war with Russia, industry sources said.When the conflict started, more than 90 merchant ships - many with food cargoes onboard - and some 2…

Yilport Takes Over Operations at Croatia's Port of Šibenik

Feb 23, 2023

Turkey's Yilport Holding announced it has taken over operations at Port of Šibenik in Croatia as part of parent company Yildrim Group’s acquisition of Petrokemija d.d., Croatia's largest fertilizer plant.The Port of Šibenik, which used to operate as the country's main fertilizer handling port…

Ukraine Wants One-year Grain Deal Extension to Include New Ports

Feb 22, 2023

Ukraine will ask Turkey and the United Nations this week to start talks to roll over the Black Sea grain deal, seeking an extension of at least one year that would include the ports of Mykolaiv, a senior Ukrainian official said on Wednesday…

Port of Rotterdam to Implement Emissions-tracking Tool

Feb 22, 2023

PortXchange Products B.V., the Netherlands-based digital solutions provider for predictable and sustainable shipping, announced the launch of PortXchange EmissionInsider, with the Port of Rotterdam acting as the launching customer.PortXchange…

Sif to Build World's Largest Monopile Foundation Manufacturing Plant in Rotterdam

Feb 17, 2023

Dutch offshore wind foundation maker Sif this week said it would build the world's largest monopile foundation manufacturing plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with an estimated investment of around €328 million.The plant will be built at the 62 hectare Maasvlakte 2 site in Rotterdam…

Stena Line Inks Deal to Operate Birkenhead Terminal Until 2100

Feb 17, 2023

One of Europe’s largest ferry route and port operators, Stena Line, said it has signed a new deal with U.K. port operator Peel Ports to operate its 12 Quays port and ferry terminal in Birkenhead until the beginning of the 22nd Century. The Swedish…

First Azeri Oil Leaves Turkey's Ceyhan Since Quakes

Feb 13, 2023

The Nordlotus sailed from Turkey's Ceyhan oil export hub loaded with Azeri crude on Monday, the first such shipment since earthquakes hit the region on Feb. 6, ship-tracking data showed and a trading source said.The tanker carried 682,500 barrels of oil and began loading on Feb…

OCIMF Updates Safety Guide for Tank Barges and Terminals

Feb 13, 2023

Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the inland navigation sector with the support of the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) have collaborated with other European organizations to produce the second edition…

Iskenderun Port Resumes Operations After Large Fire Extinguished

Feb 10, 2023

A fire at Turkey's Iskenderun port has been extinguished and maritime operations have resumed in the region, Turkey's maritime authority said on Friday, four days after the blaze broke out after following earthquakes that struck the country…

Ports Helping to Heal Earthquake Wounds

Feb 10, 2023

Ports, as a country's strategic and vital logistics bases, are at the forefront of their duties in healing the wounds of the earthquake.Port Operators Association of Türkiye (TÜRKLIM), Association of International Forwarding and Logistics Service Providers (UTIKAD)…

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Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Fire Suspends Sugar Loading at Tiplam Terminal in Brazil's Santos Port

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

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