Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed the installation and operational staff training for its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution in the ports of Lisbon and Setúbal / Sesimbra in …
Mar 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

The first hopper dredger entirely built at a Portuguese yard for a Portuguese contractor Recently the Jose Duarte started its first mining job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger has been built in Portugal …
Jan 29, 2019 /  Vessels
Boluda Lines recovers port stop in Santa Cruz de La Palma on North Line to transport plantain from Canary Islands to Galicia, Basque Country and Portugal

Boluda Lines recovers port stop in Santa Cruz de La Palma on North Line to transport plantain from Canary Islands to Galicia, Basque Country and Portugal

The route, which will increase freight transport on the trade route to northern Spain, departs on Sundays, transporting plantain from Canarias from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma to Vilagarcía, Bilbao and …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Curious
Ten-day dockworkers’ strike to hit three Portuguese ports

Ten-day dockworkers’ strike to hit three Portuguese ports

Dockworkers in the Portuguese ports of Lisbon, Setubal and Figueira da Foz will go on a 10-day strike starting November 14 to protest at a potential end of collective bargaining agreements, the stevedores union …
Nov 6, 2015 /  Curious
VIDEO: Suezmax tanker Tokyo Spirit ran aground off Lisbon, Portugal

VIDEO: Suezmax tanker Tokyo Spirit ran aground off Lisbon, Portugal

The 274 meter long, 149,996- dwt oil tanker Tokyo Spirit ran aground in Cascais Bay off Lisbon, Portugal. Image: dn.pt ***** The Tokyo Spirit had arrived in ballast to Cascais for repairs. While awaiting …
Oct 19, 2015 /  Accidents