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Ports Not Ready for Offloading of CO2 Captured Onboard

Mar 19, 2024

A study commissioned by the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD), in collaboration with Lloyd’s Register and ARUP, has identified low port readiness as a major hurdle bottlenecking the adoption of onboard carbon capture and storage…

Peel Ports and E.ON Building ‘UK’s Largest’ Solar Project at Port of Liverpool

Mar 19, 2024

The UK’s second-largest port operator, Peel Ports Group, announced it is teaming up with German multinational electric utility company E.ON to install a roof-mounted solar energy system at the Port of Liverpool.The project, which is being financed and delivered by E…

Securing Our Ports: Where to Start

Mar 19, 2024

As dusk descends upon our nation's ports, casting shadows over the waterfront, another shadow looms in the digital landscape — the threat of cyber warfare. In an era where connectivity reigns supreme, our maritime infrastructure stands at a critical juncture…

RWE Joins Forces with Spanish Port to Create Floating Wind Hub

Mar 19, 2024

Germany's top utility RWE has signed a Letter of Support with the Port Authority of A Coruña to facilitate the scaling-up of the port capacity in support of the Spanish government’s floating wind targets.Working together under a Letter of Support…

Worker Killed in Forklift Accident at Port of Los Angeles

Mar 18, 2024

A worker died on Monday after becoming trapped under a forklift at the Port of Los Angeles, according to local officials.The Los Angeles Fire Department said it received report of the incident around 10:40 a.m. at Berth 270.Emergency responders pronounced the trapped person dead on scene…

Port of Aberdeen Announces Leadership Appointments

Mar 18, 2024

Scotland's Port of Aberdeen on Monday announced appointments to its leadership team as it targets growth in the energy, trade, and tourism sectors.John Wilson has been appointed as Head of Engineering after serving in the role on an interim basis…

Port NOLA Bests Container-on-barge Record

Mar 18, 2024

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) said 2023 was a record year for container-on-barge shipping.During the last calendar year, Port NOLA marked 20,500 container moves by barge, the highest since launching the container-on-barge network—the nation's…

Port of Skagen and Maersk’s Stillstrom Partner Up to Decarbonize Anchorage Zone

Mar 18, 2024

The Port of Skagen and Maersk’s offshore vessel-charging venture Stillstrom have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly explore the integration of offshore power and charging solutions into the anchorage zone of the Danish port known as Skagen Anchorage…

DP World to Build $50 Million Logistics Center in Busan New Port

Mar 17, 2024

DP World announced it is investing US$50 million (approximately ₩66 billion) to develop a new logistics center in Busan New Port.Construction of the facility in the 75,000-sqm land is set to commence at the end of 2024, with operations expected to start by the second quarter of 2026…

CMA CGM to Halt Calls at Haiti's Port au Prince

Mar 15, 2024

French shipping group CMA CGM said on Friday it was suspending its calls at Port au Prince due to the worsening security situation in the Haitian capital.The group, one of the world's largest container lines, will call at Lafito, 20 km from Port au Prince…

King Abdul Aziz Port Breaks Container Handling Record

Mar 14, 2024

In February 2024, King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, achieved a new record by handling 235,820 TEUs, an increase of 25.41% compared to the previous throughput of 166,956 TEUs in 2023.This marks the highest monthly handling in the history of the port…

Brazil Eyes Exports via China-Controlled Chancay Port

Mar 14, 2024

Brazil is interested in exporting soy, corn and other products through Peru's China-controlled Chancay port, Peruvian Economy Minister Jose Arista said on Thursday, according to state news agency Andina.Brazilian Planning Minister Simone Tebet visited the port…

Dutch Terminal Places Largest Single Crane Order to ABB and Kuenz

Mar 14, 2024

ABB and crane builder Kuenz have secured the largest single order of automatic stacking cranes ever made by a European terminal, as part of the ‘phase 2’ expansion of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II facility in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.The companies…

Trafigura, Mercuria Switch Bunkering to Mauritius Amid Attacks

Mar 13, 2024

With more ships heading around the Cape of Good Hope due to attacks in the Red Sea region and a shutdown in their main South African bunkering operations, Mercuria and Trafigura have started refuelling services in Mauritius, four sources said…

MARAD Announces $500 Million in Funding for Port Infrastructure

Mar 13, 2024

As a part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $500 million in Federal Fiscal Year 2024 funding through MARAD’s Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP)…

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GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

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US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

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Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

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Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

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