Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Dominican Republic: Don Diego, Sans Souci Ports to Dock ...

  Even the biggest cruise ships will be able to dock easily at Don Diego and Sans Souci ports during their ...

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Panama Canal, Port of Miami Sign Another Milestone Agreement

Panama Canal, Port of Miami Sign Another Milestone Agreement

Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – ...

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Russia: Ust-Luga Port Hosts Baltic Forum of Compatriots

Russia - Ust-Luga Port Hosts Baltic Forum of Compatriots

On 29 October, Saturday, Ust-Luga Port hosted a visiting session of «The Baltic Forum of Compatriots» organized ...

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UK: LNG Carrier Scheduled at South Hook Next Week

  The Al Samriya LNG carrier, with a capacity of 263,000 cubic metres, is due to arrive in the UK’s South Hook ...

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Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Port Dredging Project to Allow ...

  The Dar es Salaam Port is set for massive dredging under a project to increase the depth of all the seven ...

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UAE: ADPC CEO Presents Latest Developments of Kizad and ...

UAE - ADPC CEO Presents Latest Developments of Kizad and New Khalifa Port

Mr. Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company, presented to 150 attendees at the Deliotte Middle East Partners ...

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UAE: Abu Dhabi Reaches New Milestone in Its Cruise ...

UAE - Abu Dhabi Reaches New Milestone in Its Cruise Tourism Development

Abu Dhabi has reached a new milestone in its cruise tourism development with the arrival at Mina Zayed’s new ...

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UK: Lerwick Harbour to Realise New Opportunities with ...

  Lerwick, the country’s most northerly commercial harbour (making it Britain’s “Top Port”) continues to ...

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Thailand: Phuket Deep Sea Port to Receive Money for Expansion

  The Phuket Deep Sea Port is to receive a B176-million expansion to allow it to take more ships and to ...

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India: Bichitrapur Port Plan Runs Into Rough Weather

  BS reported that a captive deep sea port proposed at Bichitrapur in Balasore district by Jindal ...

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LNG Tanker Zarga Due at UK South Hook November 5

  The Zarga LNG carrier, with a capacity of 266,000 cubic metres, is due to arrive in the UK’s South Hook ...

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Nigeria: Dredging of Calabar Channel to Boost Port Activities

  The Public Affairs Officer of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Eastern Ports, Mr Nwachukwu Okoroafor, has ...

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Belgium: Boskalis Wins Harbour Towage Concession for ...

Belgium - Boskalis Wins Harbour Towage Concession for Port of Zeebrugge

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the sole concession via SMIT Towage Northwest Europe for the ...

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USA: Nation Must Make Decisions on Modernizing ...

Nation Must Make Decisions on Modernizing Seaports, Says Head of SCPA

In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head ...

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Canada Signs Important Maritime Convention to Protect ...

  On October 25, 2011, Canada took part in a ceremony to sign a protocol that will establish a global ...

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USA: Seattle Port – Economic Engine for Entire County

  In November, voters in King County, including those in Snoqualmie Valley, will be asked to choose from among ...

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The Netherlands: Orange Blue Terminal Brings New Mobile ...

The Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven in the Netherlands, which belongs to the Buss Group, brings a new mobile ...

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Latin American Countries Need to Look Beyond Super ...

  Latin American countries need to look beyond the construction of increasingly large ports and focus on ...

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USA: Gulf LNG Terminal Officially Opens

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, announced today that its co-owned Gulf LNG regasificationand liquefied ...

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Germany: Brunsbuttel Ports, Gasnor Agree on Bunkering ...

On 18.10.2011 Brunsbüttel Ports GmbH and Gasnor AS (LNG market leader in Norway) agreed on bunkering vessels with ...

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China, Singapore Sign MoU to Strengthen Maritime Relations

  The People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Singapore signed a memorandum to strengthen the ...

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China to Invest Billions in Dandong Port Expansion

  China will invest 45 billion yuan ($7.1 billion) over the next five years to expand Dandong port, a key ...

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Costa Rica: APM Terminals Wins Legal Battle for Moin ...

  APM Terminals has won a legal battle to build a container dock in the Costa Rican port of Moin, reported IHS ...

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USA: Port of Houston Authority Adopts and Approves ...

  The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved and adopted a charter for its Audit Task ...

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Australia: Chemical Leak on Container Ship Docked at ...

  There’s been a second chemical leak aboard a container ship docked at the Port of Brisbane​. ...

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USS Mustin Visits Thailand Port

  A US destroyer has docked at a port in Thailand for a routine visit, the Pentagon said Wednesday, as Bangkok ...

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Jamaica: Upgrading of Seaports – Major Objective ...

  Upgrading the island’s infrastructure, in particular the seaports, has been one of the major objectives of ...

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