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IMO Secretary-General Expresses Sadness at Tanzania Ferry Disaster

Sep 13, 2011

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, has expressed his profound sadness for the loss of life in the sinking of the ro-ro ferry Spice Islander I off the coast of the United Republic of Tanzania on 10 September…

Coast Guard Conducts Operation "Make Way"

Sep 12, 2011

Coast Guard to conduct Operation Make Way on Columbia and Willamette Rivers. The Coast Guard is stressing the importance of the law requiring smaller vessels to stay out of the path of larger oncoming vessels by conducting Operation Make Way this fall fishing season…

Cruises in Northern Europe Stay Popular

Sep 09, 2011

Forum “Cruise Shipping Destinations Schleswig-Holstein” in Kiel Kiel, September 9, 2011: the trends, potential and prospects of cruise shipping tourism are up for discussion today in Kiel’s Hotel Atlantic at the trade forum “Cruise Shipping…

Houston Pilot Receives Prestigious Award

Sep 09, 2011

Honored for Leadership: Houston Pilot receives prestigious award at Maritime Luncheon.Captain Paul Brown of the Houston Pilots received the Paul Cuffee Leadership Award from Texas Southern University on July 1st, 2011 during its Summer Maritime Academy Session II Closing Ceremony Luncheon…

Cezary Grabarczyk Visits DCT Gdansk

Sep 08, 2011

DCT Gdansk, the leading Polish container terminal played host to one of the most important politicians in Poland, when on September 7, 2011, DCT was visited by Cezary Grabarczyk, Minister of Infrastructure in Donald Tusk’s government. The Minister…

Kiel Port Opens New Viewing Terrace

Sep 07, 2011

The new panoramic viewing terrace at Kiel’s new Schwedenkai Terminal has been officially opened to visitors and the public. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director of the Port of Kiel (SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG) and Peter Todeskino, Kiel Lord Mayor…

Surge in Traffic Between Hamburg and Poland

Sep 07, 2011

In the first half of 2011, seaborne container traffic between Hamburg and Poland experienced a particular surge by 38 per cent, to 114,000 TEU. In this context, imports and exports from/to Poland are very well balanced at 56,000 TEU and 58…

Finnish Ambassador for the UK visits Teesport

Sep 06, 2011

cutThe Finnish Ambassador for the UK recently visited PD Ports owned Teesport, to see the facility’s latest cranes, purchased from a Finnish manufacturer.As part of his tour of north-east England and Edinburgh, Ambassador Pekka Huhtaniemi visited the port with his wife…

MSC Chicago Charts New Waters for Durban

Sep 06, 2011

The 9,178 TEU MSC Chicago has become the latest vessel to take advantage of the newly deepened and widened port entrance channel in the Port of Durban, one of Africa’s busiest and largest multi-service ports. The ship is now also the biggest to date to sail into South African waters…

RBG Strengthens Team With CNNS Director Appointment

Sep 06, 2011

RBG, a provider of assess, inspect and repair (AIR) services to the global energy industry that was recently acquired by Stork Technical Services, has appointed John Kelly to the newly created role of Central and Northern North Sea (CNNS) operations director…

10 Years After 9/11, Security Still a Top Priority of U.S. Ports

Sep 01, 2011

AAPA Concerned Federal Budget Cuts May Impact Port Security Progress.Port and industry leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere will pause on Sunday, Sept. 11, as part of the 100th Annual Convention of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) in Seattle (Sept…

WWII Liberty Ship Davy Crockett Demolition Completed

Aug 26, 2011

Oil Spill Averted from Derelict Vessel in Columbia RiverThe final section of a once proud WWII Liberty Ship was removed from the Columbia River today by Ballard Diving & Salvage under the direction of the United States Coast Guard and unified…

ASCE’s Coastal Ocean Port & Navigation Engineers Honored

Aug 25, 2011

Specialty certifications programs are growing in most professions as the knowledge needed to practice continues to rapidly increase. Specialty certification supports the explosion of continuing professional development. The American Society…

Marine Insurance Claims Training Initiative from Braemar

Aug 24, 2011

Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) has announced dates for its latest Port and Shipyard Familiarisation Courses to be held at Falmouth.The courses are part of the company’s ongoing commitment to assist its clients by providing…

Women’s Maritime Shipping Group to Meet in Seattle

Aug 22, 2011

The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) Pacific Northwest Chapter is gathering for a tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Seattle Command Center on August 26, 2011 at 4:00 PM.  Following the tour, the group will relocate to Salty’s on Alki Beach…

Logistics News

Porto Itapoá Investing in New Equipment

Porto Itapoá Investing in New Equipment

China Firm Wins Solomon Islands Port Project as Australia Watches On

China Firm Wins Solomon Islands Port Project as Australia Watches On

Hamburg Port Closed to Large Ships Due to Union Strike

Hamburg Port Closed to Large Ships Due to Union Strike

Propane Council Encourages Ports to Apply for Funding

Propane Council Encourages Ports to Apply for Funding

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