Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months; By year-end, 36% growth in just six years

Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months; By year-end, 36% growth in just six years

Dublin Port Company today announced growth in cargo volumes of 4.7% to 28.4m gross tonnes for the first nine months of 2018. Within this total, imports grew by 6.0% and exports by 3.0%. 82% of the port’s volumes …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Curious
SEA\LNG submits open comment on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Puget Sound Energy LNG facility

SEA\LNG submits open comment on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Puget Sound Energy LNG facility

SEA\LNG recently submitted a letter to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in response to its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), relating to the LNG facility at the Port of Tacoma, and LNG’s use …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Curious
South Carolina Ports (SCPA) Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year Growth

South Carolina Ports (SCPA) Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year Growth

Thursday (Oct16) South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported a 7.5 percent fiscal year-over-year container volume growth of twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) through September.  SCPA has handled 580,361 TEUs …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Curious
Damen Shipyards Group and Abu Dhabi Ports sign contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2411

Damen Shipyards Group and Abu Dhabi Ports sign contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2411

Contract signed at Abu Dhabi Boat Show 2018 In an official ceremony at the Abu Dhabi Boat Show, Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Abu Dhabi Marine Services (Safeen) for …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Port Manatee enjoys record fiscal year with diverse growth

Port Manatee enjoys record fiscal year with diverse growth

Port Manatee continues to break cargo records, including handling an all-time-high of more than 9.3 million tons in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, up 19.1 percent from the immediately preceding 12-month period. That …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Curious
North Sea Port and Titan LNG successfully supply sea-going vessel with LNG fuel

North Sea Port and Titan LNG successfully supply sea-going vessel with LNG fuel

On Tuesday 16 October, a bunkering operation involving Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from trucks to a sea-going vessel was successfully completed in North Sea Port. Resupplying a ship with this cleaner maritime fuel …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels
El Coqui’s Capabilities Mark Innovative Milestone for Crowley (Video)

El Coqui’s Capabilities Mark Innovative Milestone for Crowley (Video)

As the christening of El Coquí nears, a new video showcases the ship’s capabilities under operation by Crowley’s global ship management group, including crew and shoreside personnel. The Commitment …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Fluxys and Novatek take a new step for mid-scale LNG storage terminal in the port of Rostock, Germany

Fluxys and Novatek take a new step for mid-scale LNG storage terminal in the port of Rostock, Germany

Today, the Fluxys and Novatek joint venture Rostock LNG GmbH has signed a Land Lease Agreement with the Port of Rostock (see also CruiseMapper) with a view to building and operating a mid-scale liquefied natural gas …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
Siport21: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence will save time and money at port sector (Video)

Siport21: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence will save time and money at port sector (Video)

The maritime and port engineering company, Siport21, in cooperation with Instituto Tecnológico de Informática (ITI) have developed an algorithm to predict six degrees of freedom of a moored vessel at the …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
A record-breaking cargo project: Two reactors weighing over 3,000 tonnes are dispatched, the largest ever loaded in the port of Venice

A record-breaking cargo project: Two reactors weighing over 3,000 tonnes are dispatched, the largest ever loaded in the port of Venice

Two hydrocracking reactors made by ATB Riva Calzoni have sailed on board the BigLift company’s Happy Star ship, with their destination the first private Nigerian refinery owned by Dangote Refining Ltd. The …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious