“IRANIMEX 2018 will be held in Kish Island from December 17 to December 19, with participation of 230 private and public companies, including 18 international companies.” Said the head of the Secretariat for the coordination of marine organizations.
Having raised USD 300 million via a private placement of shares, Oslo-listed owner of LNG carriers Flex LNG finalized the acquisition of five LNG newbuildings currently being built in South Korea.
Around 50 percent of the shipment of food to Yemen has been cut as many ships are refusing to dock at the country’s port of Hodeidah due to the escalation of fighting, UN said.
Thailand’s first all-electric commuter ferry was recently placed into service by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA), powered by Torqeedo.
Danish shipping company Norden has tested out the potential of biofuel on one of its Handysize product tankers as part of the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.
The world’s first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger has been launched at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands.
The Port of Singapore plans to prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers in its waters when the 2020 fuel oil sulphur limit enters into force, Andrew Tan, Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, said.
‘We will inform Indonesian Investors about the investment capacities of Abadan ports” said Indonesia ambassador to Iran.
The 4th meeting on consideration of cooperation in the field of maritime safety in Caspian Sea will be held in Tehran on December 10 -11.
French cruise company Ponant and Saint-Nazaire-based shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique have joined forces to test out the Solid Sail system on the company’s vessel, Le Ponant.
The Port of Marseille Fos, a major cruise ship port in the heart of the Mediterranean, has set sights on developing LNG bunkering infrastructure as part of its plans on cutting ship pollution and in line with the overall decarbonization strategy of the maritime sector.
The Danish Parliament has approved new regulation following extension of the rules on tax free net wages for seafarers to also include certain specialized vessels.
The 100th session of Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) was held with the attendance of the Iranian delegation represented by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the member states of the IMO in London in.
The operationalizing of three investment projects will begin in Shahid Beheshti port of Chabahar this week.
South Korea has prepared another financial boost for its shipbuilding industry with an aim to help small and mid-sized shipbuilders.
Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Terminal operating company QTerminals has received an approval to design, develop and operate Phase II of Hamad Port, the company said in a tweet.
The director of ports and maritime affairs of Abadan reported an increase of 63 percent in exports of commodities from the ports of Abadan.
“All activities and operations related to investments in Chabahar port are being carried out by the Iran’s port and maritime Organization and the Indian side.” Said Saurabh Kumar, India’s ambassador in Tehran.
Myanmar has signed an agreement with China’s state owned CITIC Group to start work on the deep-sea port in Kyauk Pyu, Reuters informed.
Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) magenta-color containership has made its first call at the Port of Hamburg.
60 foreign participants from 30 countries attended the 13th International Conference on Ports, Coasts and Marine Structures.
“The overall aim for ICOPMAS fits perfectly with our own theme, acknowledging as it does the trends, developments and challenges that the maritime community can expect to meet in the coming decade.” – Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary-General
“Iran is among the most self-sufficient and advanced countries in the field of engineering and construction of offshore structures” said Managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization
Finnish RoRo and passenger services operator Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, revealed plans to order more environmentally-friendly ships.
PitPoint.LNG has been granted the official permit for the construction of a shore-to-ship bunkering station for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Port of Cologne.
French container shipping company CMA CGM is implementing low sulphur surcharge from/to the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo in China.
“No distinction should be made to countries for commercial maritime shipping activities”, Said Mohammad Rastad, the Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization at IMO Council meeting.
The international Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures will be held in Tehran on November 26th – 28th
The Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), the competent maritime administration and port authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran, would like to clarify the status and stance of the Iranian maritime sector in guaranteeing maritime safety and security, and protecting the marine environment
The hull of the Color Hybrid, the world’s largest battery-hybrid ship, owned by Color Line, has arrived at Ulstein Verft in Norway for completion.
he Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has proposed even stricter regulations to reduce the environmental strain in the world heritage fjords.
The second phase of Hamad Port development is expected to be announced before the end of 2018 and launched by early 2019, Qatar media cited the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications.
The process to construct the tallest marine control tower and State Marine Authority Building will commence.
“The focus of the Ports and Maritime Organization is on the construction of LNG terminals at Shahid Rajaee and Shahid Beheshti ports.” Said Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of Ports and Maritime Organization.
Top European commission official , Maja Bakran Marcich said on Monday that Iran is actively involved with international cooperation within maritime sector.
“I hope with the proper relations with the EU, cooperation in ports and maritime sector grows day by day”, Said Managing director of PMO at Logistics workshop attended by 16 representatives of the European Union.
Three investment agreements were signed with the Korean investor delegation visiting Bushehr Port.
The Workshop on Ports, Maritime and Logistics will be held in Tehran with the attendance of 16 senior EU transport division officials on November 12th and 13th.
Port and terminal operator DP World witnessed a rise in volumes, as gross container numbers grew by 2.6% in the first nine months of 2018.
Deputy Director of Port and Economic Affairs of Ports and Marine Organization announced the signing of an investment contract at Shahid Rajaee Port worth 30,000 billion Rial as one of the largest contracts with the private sector over the coming weeks.
South Korean liner company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is joining the club of liner giants that are planning to add fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.
Ecuador’s first deep sea terminal, Yilport Puerto Bolívar, has placed an order for 6 ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 18 electrified rubber-tired gantry (E-RTG) cranes with an aim to boost the terminal’s capabilities.
Norway’s gas transportation company BW Green Carriers AS, part of BW Group, is taking Miami-based bunker supplier World Fuel Services Inc to court over contaminated bunkers.
The export of agricultural products and livestock in the ports of western Hormozgan has reached 186,924 tons, which represents a 21% increase in this region.
The training Seminar of "Logistics and Transport Chain" will be held at the Ports and Maritime Organization for two days with the participation of EU transport department senior representatives.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports.
The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel Kairos departed from the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea, on October 17, heading for the ship’s primary area of operation in Northwest Europe.
The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) approved on Monday, October 22 the follow-up program for IMO’s strategy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships.