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.

India: Kandla Port Receives “Major Port of the ...

  The Kandla Port in Gujarat, run by the Kandla Port Trust (KPT), has been adjudged the ‘Major Port of the ...

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India: Kerala Government Wants to Convert Vizhinjam ...

  The Kerala government wants to convert Vizhinjam Port near Thiruvananthapuram into a major port but with ...

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Switzerland: ICS Says CO2 Compensation Fund Could Help ...

  The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ associations represent ...

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USA: South Carolina Denies Savannah Harbor Dredging Permit

  South Carolina threw another monkey wrench into Georgia’s years-long plan to deepen the port at Savannah ...

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The Netherlands: Botlek Tank Terminal Soon Capable of ...

  Maritime contractor Hakkers of Werkendam started driving new mooring piles at the jetty of Botlek Tank ...

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The Netherlands: Port of Rotterdam Authority Inks ...

Recently, the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a declaration of intent with Vinalines, Vietnam’s largest ...

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UK: Port of Liverpool to Get DBIS Major Upgrade of ...

  Peel Ports have selected DBIS to deliver a major upgrade of the automation and management systems at their ...

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USA: Public Officials, Maritime Industry Leaders Call ...

  Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to ...

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Cargotec, DP World Cooperate in Port Automation Project ...

  Cargotec has been chosen as the preferred partner to supply 40 Kalmar automatic stacking cranes with related ...

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Algerian Government Unveils Plan for New Seaport

  The Algerian government is readying a tender for the construction of a new deepwater seaport, with the ...

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US Ports on East Coast Not Ready for Larger Ships, Says ...

  The expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to significantly increase vessel numbers and sizes calling at ...

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USA: Navis Launches New Terminal Operating System ...

  Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo ...

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India: Government Plans to Woo Investors for Minor ...

The government is working on a proposal to woo private investors for the development of minor ports in the state, ...

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BMT Asia Pacific Secures Hong Kong Port Strategic ...

  BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk ...

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Belgium: Dredging Brings Larger Ships to Antwerp Port

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Belgium Freight Transport Report Q4 2011“. (SunHerald) ...

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Namibia: Future Looks Great for Walvis Bay Port

  A R2 billion initiative by the Namibia Port Authority (Namport) to expand the deep water port at Walvis Bay ...

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Japan Welcomes Pacific Fleet Ships

  The courtesy visit of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by Guard missile cruiser Varyag to Japanese port ...

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Canada: Vancouver Based Shipping Operators Launch ...

  A cleaner, safer more environment-friendly supply chain is the aim of a burgeoning cluster of shipping ...

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Taiwan May Get Spot LNG Cargo October 8

  Taiwan may receive a spot cargo of liquefied natural gas from the Atlantic Ocean area in October, according ...

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Russia to Launch Ust-Luga Oil Terminal in November

  Russia will start oil loadings at a new Baltic port of Ust-Luga in mid-November as it tries to bypass ...

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Salvage Tug ‘Abeille Languedoc’ Ensures ...

  Chartered by the French Navy for the Maritime Prefecture of the Channel and the North Sea, the response, ...

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Germany: EUROGATE, MSC Gate Increase Efficiency in ...

  With the relocation of a total of six container cranes, Bremerhaven’s container terminals, EUROGATE and MSC ...

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LNG Carrier Al Samriya Scheduled at UK South Hook October 1

  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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USS George Washington to Make Port Call in S.Korea

  The U.S. aircraft carrier USS George Washington will make a port call in South Korea this week for a regular ...

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USA: Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Gets ...

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation has ...

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Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port in Development Mode

A major upgrade of Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) is on the cards with plans for a new parking area for ...

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Germany: Port of Hamburg Welcomes ‘Grande Sierra ...

Overnight from 25 to 26 September 2011, the GRANDE SIERRA LEONE docked at the Unikai terminal at the Port of ...

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