The Port Operator of the Year Award recognizes the operator that has maintained the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year.
Archives for May 2018
Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a refit project on the MPI Enterprise, a 120-metre, self-elevating, DP2, wind turbine installation vessel owned and operated by MPI Offshore, part of the Vroon Group.
MFT have advanced their SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) technology with integrated software that automates the system’s function to produce Fit-for-Purpose cylinder lubricants using data received from sensors onboard.
The BPA has urged the UK Government to ensure that public transport and infrastructure funding are increased post-Brexit to help UK freight operators and ports compete.
Global container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) has awarded GAC the agency contract to handle all its vessel calls in Australia covering the ports of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Fremantle.
Maersk Line selected ABS to lead a workshop to identify and evaluate potential hazards posed on containerships from dangerous cargoes stowage.
COSCO SHIPPING Specialized’s largest semi-submersible vessel “Xin Guang Hua” visited Rotterdam end March 2018 for the third time since she entered service in December 2016.
An electronic checklist that collects and manages a variety of data through the use of tablet computers is now being used on 50 NYK-operated vessels and will continue to be introduced on more vessels in the future.
The recently published proposal for a new Directive on Port Reception Facilities is welcomed by ECSA, as it addresses major issues with the current system in place.