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First Cruise Ships Tap Shore Power at Port of San Diego

Jan 20, 2023

On January 13, two cruise ships plugged into the newly completed shore power expansion at the Port of San Diego cruise ship terminal for the first time – a doubling of the previous capacity.The Disney Wonder and the Insignia were able to simultaneously…

Georgia Ports Names Batista Sales & Marketing VP

Jan 20, 2023

The Georgia Ports Authority has named Flavio Batista as its new vice president of sales and marketing.Batista comes to GPA from the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group, an ocean carrier focused on developing sustainable shipping and logistics solutions for manufacturers of cars…

Insolvency at European Storage Terminal Supports Tank Storage Rates

Jan 20, 2023

The insolvency of a major storage terminal planned in northwest Europe has supported regional tank storage rates for diesel and gasoline, just as European traders rush to fill up diesel tanks ahead of a Feb. 5 ban on Russian fuel.Earlier this month…

SC Ports Handles Nearly 3 Million TEUs in Record 2022

Jan 19, 2023

South Carolina Ports had a record 2022 with the most containers ever handled at the Port of Charleston.SC Ports moved nearly 2.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2022, a 1.5% increase over 2021. When accounting for containers of any size…

Vessel Seeks Other Port on Expected Freeport LNG Delay

Jan 19, 2023

At least one liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel gave up on Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas by Thursday after a growing number of analysts and other sources said the facility would likely not exit its seven-month outage until February or later…

Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program

Jan 18, 2023

The Port of Oakland is recruiting full-time college students for its 2023 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for internships in 18 professional fields – Aviation, Communications, Engineering…

VIDEO: Liebherr Debuts Lift Height Extension of STS in Australia

Jan 18, 2023

Liebherr Container Cranes completed its first ship to shore lift height increase with their new patented jacking system as part of Liebherr Transform. The operation was conducted under the supervision of Liebherr engineers at Patrick Terminals – Brisbane Autostrad…

New Road Salt Hub at Port of Dundee

Jan 17, 2023

The Port of Dundee’s new road salt import and distribution hub is handling 70,000 tonnes of road salt this year for distribution to Scotland’s regional depots via Scotland’s east coast ports.Forth Ports has imported millions of tonnes of road…

Gas Starts to Flow to Freeport LNG Export Plant

Jan 17, 2023

Freeport LNG's long-shut liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Texas started receiving pipeline natural gas over the long U.S. Martin Luther King Jr holiday weekend, according to Refinitiv data.U.S. LNG exports have been steadily increasing for years and Freeport…

Port Houston Posts Record Volume in 2022

Jan 17, 2023

Port Houston recorded its best year yet in 2022. Port Houston container annual volume was up 14%, reaching just shy of 4 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), at 3,974,901 TEUs. This is nearly double the volume posted six years earlier in 2016 and 492…

Leveraging Data and Intelligence to Optimize Wood Pellet Delivery

Jan 17, 2023

Earlier in 2022, NORDEN was approached by a major European energy customer to ship wood pellets from the U.S. to a small port outside of Copenhagen, Denmark. However, port restrictions prevented Supramax vessels from entering the port, and NORDEN…

Singapore's Top Bunker Suppliers of 2022

Jan 16, 2023

Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services Pte Ltd rose one spot to become the top marine fuel supplier at world's largest bunkering hub Singapore in 2022, official data showed on Monday.Equatorial overtook PetroChina International Singapore Pte Ltd…

Electricity Constraints Force Canada's First LNG Terminal to Delay Renewable Shift

Jan 16, 2023

Shell PLC's LNG Canada export project in British Columbia plans to start building its proposed second phase with natural gas-powered turbines and switch to electricity as more renewable power becomes available, a top executive said, a decision…

Aggarwal Joins APM Terminals Pipavav as Managing Director

Jan 16, 2023

APM terminals Pipavav in India announced the appointment of Girish Aggarwal as the Managing Director of the company. Aggarwal has worked in leadership roles in multiple industries such as logistics, IT, consultancy services, and FMCG. He is…

Jackie Q. Carter to Serve as Director at Port Milwaukee

Jan 13, 2023

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson has selected Jackie Q. Carter to serve as Municipal Port Director. In this position, Carter will direct commercial and recreational operations at Port Milwaukee, oversee a staff of twenty people, and administer Foreign Trade Zone No…

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