South Korea’s state-run company Korea Ocean Business Corp (KOBC) has revealed its intentions to support financially troubled shipping firms and fund eco-friendly projects.
The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), representing a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year.
There should be more accuracy and transparency in declaration of cargo to shipping companies, Diego Aponte, President and CEO of Switzerland-based MSC Group said.
The twenty-fifth meeting of PRIMAR Advisory Committee with the participation of 15 member states began in Tehran this morning. This meeting will be held in Tehran for two days, 16th -17th of October 2018.
Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization met the Director of the Free Zone and Port of Trieste, Italy, with the aim of developing port and maritime cooperation.
After the finalization of the memorandum with an international company, the Mechanized Mining-Rail Terminal in Shahid Rajaee Port will be constructed within three years and it will turns into a green port.
Stolt-Nielsen’s CEO, Niels Stolt-Nielsen, believes the costs stemming from the industry’s switch to compliant fuels as of January 2020, should be met by customers.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has started testing autonomous navigation with a floating lab in preparation for the next step in autonomy.
Iran Remains a Member of Advisory Committee at the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO)
A joint meeting was held with the Deputy Minister of Shipping and India’s main ports managers in order to develop specialized port and maritime cooperation with India.
The 2nd YPCOM Technical Visit of PIANC-Iran has been held with participation of members and Port authorities on 9-11 September 2018 in Chabahar, Sistan and Balouchestan.
Two merchant ships collided north of the French island of Corsica today, causing a four-kilometre fuel spill in the Mediterranean Sea that French and Italian authorities are working to contain.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has joined SEA\LNG, a multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel
Assistant Secretary of Foreign Minister and Director General of the West Asian states department: Chabahar is a low-cost and efficient route for the transfer of commodities to neighboring countries.
The Panama Canal expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season.
The shipping industry must rise to the biggest technology challenge in 100 years in order to meet its decarbonization ambitions, a group of 34 maritime CEOs and industry leaders stressed in a call for action towards a new decarbonized future.
Director of Amirabad Port: The first shipment of chemical fertilizer from Turkmenistan reached Amirabad port.
Deputy Director of Maritime Affairs in the Ports and Maritime Organization: Over the past six months, the investment and capacity of passenger terminals have increased.
"The export of commodities from Khorramshahr port complex increased by 17%," said the deputy director of the port and maritime administration of Khorramshahr
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization plans to Increase the share of rail transportation in ports up to 30 percent in next 5 years.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved the financing of EUR 195 million (USD 224 million) for the expansion of the port of Civitavecchia and the construction of a new terminal at the port of Fiumicino.
After two weeks of final tests in the Pacific, the Ocean Cleanup has received the green light to proceed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and start cleaning plastics.
Amir Abad port and maritime manager: The volume of exports from Amir Abad to neighboring countries has increased by 12 percent to 279 thousand and 39 tons.
The 13th International Conference on Coastal, Ports and Marine Structures (ICOPMAS 2018) will be held in Tehran, November 26-28.
Strong cargo volumes have helped drive up New Zealand’s CentrePort’s underlying profit for the 2017/18 financial year.
Abadan Ports and Maritime Manager: Exports of goods from Abadan port rose by 115%. Iraq and Kuwait have been the destination for most of the exports.
Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) is looking to build two container terminals at Lach Huyen Port in northern Hai Phong City.
German environmental organizations BUND, NABU and WWF have lodged a legal appeal against the Elbe deepening plan, shortly after all lawsuits against the project were completed.
Director General of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Sistan and Baluchestan province: Container operations in this port have increased by 105%. Oil and non-oil operations have also increased by 50%.
Director General of Seafarers’ affairs and specialized international organizations: The international maritime exhibition will be held on the 26th to 28th of December in the Kish Island with the participation of all shipping companies, shipping services, port services and offshore industries.
The Director General of Port Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization announced that the speed of clearance process has increased and the rate of deposition of goods has decreased in ports over the past 15 days.
In an annual social responsibility report released Friday, "K" Line president Eizo Murakami said that the Japanese shipping company will take an all-of-the-above strategy to comply with the IMO 2020 fuel sulfur content regulation.
On Monday, Polish leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski promised to move forward with a plan to build a canal between the Baltic and the Vistula Lagoon, circumventing the current access route through Russian waters.
The Director General of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Hormozgan: Sunny Ocean liner has made her first voyage from Port of Shahid Bahonar in Bandar Abbas to Sharjah port, UAE
Indian Ministry of Shipping, is closely working with Government of Gujarat state to showcase India's maritime heritage through development of a World Class Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC)
Denmark's new major international maritime event Copenhagen Shipping Summit can already now present three strong partners who all support the event and present each of their conference programs.
Will the paradigm of moving containers change?
The SAT-AIS system (satellite tracker system and satellite locator for ships and vessels) was launched at Anzali Port.
Managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization: We are looking for a larger share of the container shipping market in the region.
Following the launch from the San Francisco Bay on September 8, the Ocean Cleanup’s System 001 traveled 350 nautical miles to commence the Pacific Trials.
China has added tariffs on USD 60 billion of imported US products as a counter-attack to the latest levies related to USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods
Director General of Ports and Maritime of Hormozgan: during the first 5 months of this year, 40 million tons of goods were unloaded and loaded at the ports of Hormozgan province.
PMO Deputy of maritime affairs: We are looking to increase the number of cruise ships for transportation at night.
Maersk Line said it will introduce a new Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) surcharge designed to recover costs of compliance with the global 0.5 percent sulphur cap set to enter into force on January 1, 2020
The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has released its annual statistical report on the marine insurance market highlighting that global marine premiums were $28.5 billion in 2017
The IMO sulfur cap is fast approaching, and to help shipowners prepare, the International Chamber of Shipping has produced a guide to compliance using low sulfur fuels
Indian ambassador in Iran: Chabahar port's importance in the area of connectivity, particularly providing connectivity to Afghanistan remains and this is important for that country's long-term peace and development
Chabahar is turning out to be a success story in the India-Iran relationship
The port authorities of Hamburg, Barcelona, Antwerp, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Vancouver and Rotterdam are joining forces to fight global warming