MSC Zoe – the world’s largest container ship and the third of the company’s ‘Oscar class’ series of 19,224 TEU vessels will be Christened At The Hamburg Terminal On Sunday 2nd August.
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The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is challenging Hutchison Ports Holdings (HPH) over its behaviour at port facilities in Indonesia and Australia.
On 6 August, the Suez Canal expansion project becomes operational. But the jury is out on whether it will spur more traffic or better accommodate the major rise in throughput since 2011. And many market participants say traffic is more sensitive to transit fees.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on 28th July, announced that it is providing $500,000 to support a feasibility study for the design, construction, and operation of a high-speed passenger ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology and a hydrogen refueling station.
Egypt has finished building its New Suez Canal, its overseer said on Wednesday, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sees as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment.
Shipping lines, environmental organizations, trucking companies, terminal operators and a railroad were honored today, July 29, by Long Beach Mayor Dr. Robert Garcia and the Port of Long Beach at the annual Environmental Achievement Awards.
Transas, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated navigation solutions, received ECDIS type-approval from the Korean Registry (Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute), making Transas one of a few companies holding an ECDIS certificate from the South Korean maritime authority.
There will be significant growth in both investment and activity in the FLNG market over the next seven years, with Douglas-Westwood (DW) forecasting total expenditure of $58.3 billion (bn) in its new market report. 61% of this spend is attributed to liquefaction infrastructure, with the remainder from import and regasification facilities.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the company has earned recognition from the ports of both Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, for its efforts to ensure compliance with standards that call for vessels to slow down within 40 nautical miles (nm) of the shore.