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Port Power Solutions: Renewable Propane

Apr 17, 2024

Renewable propane is aiding decarbonization efforts in port terminalsThe push for clean, reliable energy sources in the supply chain continues to drive fleet managers and port authorities toward low-emissions energy options such as renewables…

Aggregate Industries to Build 'Super Shed' in Port of Liverpool

Apr 17, 2024

As part of a long-term plan to support increased demand for cementitious products across the UK construction market, Aggregate Industries (AIUK) has announced a significant investment into a new ‘super shed’ at the Port of Liverpool.Owned by the UK’s second largest port operator Peel Ports Group…

Baltimore's Alternate Shipping Channels Not Deep Enough, Maersk Says

Apr 17, 2024

The Baltimore port's alternate shipping channels are not deep enough to accommodate the oceangoing container vessels that Maersk and other carriers use, the Danish shipping group said in a statement on Wednesday.A container vessel chartered by Maersk collided with a major bridge in the U…

Fairway Deepening Commences at Port of Gothenburg

Apr 17, 2024

Fairway deepening officially kicked off this week in the Port of Gothenburg as part of the Skandia Gateway project.The work had already unofficially started with excavation and diving works when representatives from the port, the shipping world…

ILL EFFECTS: COVID Wiped 24.6m TEU off Container Market Growth

Apr 17, 2024

“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global container market grew only 1.5% from 171.0 million TEU in 2019 to 173.5 million TEU in 2023. Without the pandemic, that figure would have been 24.6 million higher, landing at 198.1 million in 2023,” says Niels Rasmussen…

Consortium Forms North Pacific Green Corridor

Apr 16, 2024

Global industry leaders from North America, Asia and Europe have announced the formation of the North Pacific Green Corridor Consortium (NPGCC) whose members and partners will work together to decarbonize the value chain for commodities between North America and Asia…

New Agreement Targets Nordic Hydrogen Projects

Apr 15, 2024

Provaris Energy and Norwegian Hydrogen AS have announced a new agreement to jointly progress the identification and development of several sites in the Nordic region for the large-scale production and export of hydrogen to European markets.The…

IMO's Facilitation Committee Revised MASS Roadmap

Apr 15, 2024

The IMO's Facilitation Committee held its 48th session (FAL 48) from April 8 to 12, in person at IMO Headquarters in London.The Facilitation Committee (FAL) meets annually to deal with matters related to the facilitation of international maritime traffic…

Decarbonization is a Major Challenge for US Ports -Report

Apr 15, 2024

A large number of ports across the United States are making headway toward ambitious decarbonization targets, but many are running up against significant challenges that threaten their progress, according to a new report from classification…

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Apr 14, 2024

The discharge of scrubber water from ships out to 22km (12 nautical miles) from the Danish coasts will be prohibited by law. The ban will come into effect on July 1, 2025, for ships with scrubbers in open operation, where the wash water is discharged into the sea…

Singapore Alliance Building Electric Tug and Supply Boat

Apr 14, 2024

The Coastal Sustainability Alliance (CSA), an industry collaborative effort led by Kuok Maritime Group (KMG), has announced the start of construction of its first fully electric PXO-series tug (e-tug) and supply boat (e-supply boat) by PaxOcean Group…

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

Apr 11, 2024

Valenciaport announced it has awarded the contract for the drafting and execution of the project for the installation of electrical connection to ships at the Transversal de Costa quay in the Port of València.The award is worth more than 11…

Bahamas Port Goes Electric with New Mobile Harbor Cranes

Apr 11, 2024

Arawak Port Development Limited (APD) has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 mobile harbor crane to add substantial extra capacity to their terminal at the Port of Nassau. This crane will be the first at the port to run on mains power, which means zero emissions during operation…

Paranagua Port Conveyor Belt Idle Amid Explosion Risk

Apr 10, 2024

The Port of Paranagua, one of Brazil's busiest for sugar and grain exports, said on Wednesday one conveyor belt at its so-called export corridor remains inoperative after labor authorities idled it over a 'risk of explosion.'The Paranagua Export Corridor Terminals Association (Atexp)…

European Subsidy for Shore Power at Zeebrugge Cruise Terminal

Apr 10, 2024

Port of Antwerp-Bruges will receive a European grant of 3.2 million euros for a shore power installation for cruise ships in Zeebrugge. From 2026, cruise ships will be able to purchase green electricity when docked. It will be four years before this becomes mandatory across Europe…

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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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