Port of Oakland shatters 11-year-old record for November imports

Port of Oakland shatters 11-year-old record for November imports

On track for another record-breaking year, but cautious about 2019 The Port of Oakland had its busiest November ever for imports in 2018, shattering an 11-year-old record. The Port said Friday that it handled the …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Curious
YILPORT Holding Wins Port Operator Award at Lloyd’s List Global Awards

YILPORT Holding Wins Port Operator Award at Lloyd’s List Global Awards

Yilport Holding, a subsidiary of Yildirim Group of Companies, won Port Operator Award at Lloyd’s List Global Awards presented on December 11 at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, London. Yilport became the first ever …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Curious
Fortescue’s maiden shipment of West Pilbara Fines

Fortescue’s maiden shipment of West Pilbara Fines

The maiden shipment of Fortescue Metals Group’s (Fortescue) new 60.1% iron content product West Pilbara Fines, has left Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland bound for Hunan Valin Steel Co., Ltd (Hunan Valin) in …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Vessels
The first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean to kick-off at the port of Killini in Greece (Video)

The first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean to kick-off at the port of Killini in Greece (Video)

The first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean to kick-off at the port of Killini in Greece on Thursday 20th December 2018. The Ro-pax Fior Di Levante will plug into the first shore …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Curious
Solstad Offshore signs long term contract with Total for CSV Far Sleipner

Solstad Offshore signs long term contract with Total for CSV Far Sleipner

Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF), together with its local partner Petro Services, has entered into a contract with Total Exploration & Production Congo for the CSV Far Sleipner. Caption: Offshore support vessel Far …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Vessels
Cargo Record Nears at Port of Long Beach

Cargo Record Nears at Port of Long Beach

November tally increases as docks remain busy Cargo volume continued to rise at the Port of Long Beach in November, setting the stage for a second consecutive calendar year record. The Port handled 621,835 …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in Value of Exports

Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in Value of Exports

For the third straight year, Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports, according to the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board’s annual report to …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Curious
Traxens Trials Internet-of–Things (IoT) Network in a Port Environment for the First Time at MSC Terminal Valencia

Traxens Trials Internet-of–Things (IoT) Network in a Port Environment for the First Time at MSC Terminal Valencia

Pilot project from big data and fleet management specialist aimed at providing better overview of traffic at port for improved operational efficiency Traxens, a company providing high-value data and services for the …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loads first cargo from Yamal LNG third train

On 11 December 2018 the Arctic LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie, owned and operated by Sovcomflot, loaded the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced at the third train of Yamal LNG plant, at the Port of …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
South Carolina Ports Achieves Record November

South Carolina Ports Achieves Record November

Wednesday (Dec12) South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced the strongest November in its history, with 15 percent growth over the same month last year. The Port handled 188,585 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels