• Vessels along Yangtze River Economic Belt see...

    Over 780,000 transportation ships from the 11 provincial-level regions along the Yangtze River Economic Belt used shore power of more than 74.9 million kWh in 2022, with both the number of vessels and the shore power usage reaching a record high, said the administration of navigational affairs on the Yangtze River under the Ministry of Transport.

  • Shenzhen ports ramping up preparation for border...

    In preparation for border reopening with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) since January 8, ports in neighboring Shenzhen are ramping up efforts in recent days, including conducting drills, examining equipment, and decorating ports with red lanterns, as well as flowers to welcome influx of passengers from Hong Kong, after three years closure due to COVID-19 control measures.

  • Qingdao Port gets fast start for 2023

    Qingdao Port, a subsidiary of Shandong Port Group, was hustling and bustling on Sunday, the first day of the New Year, foreshadowing what is expected to be strong performance in 2023.

  • Jan de Nul consolidates works in ports, with...

    Its technology complies with the most stringent European Euro Stage V directives regarding emissions on land and waterways. To design the ULEv vessels, Jan De Nul was inspired by the Swiss tunnels under the Alps. The Swiss Government requires that all exhaust gases in tunnels be filtered to a minimum, to ensure that workers in tunnels can breathe clean air. The two-phase filtering system on board ULEv ships does the same, reducing NOx emissions via a catalyst by up to 99% and filtering nanoparticle emissions with a filter to levels below those of a Euro 6 truck.

  • Egypt releases $5bln goods stuck at ports in 23...

    The Egyptian government has released around $5 billion worth of goods from ports during the period from December 1st to 23rd, the Cabinet Spokesperson Nader Saad revealed on December 25th in light of a meeting headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.

  • New Service Links Hamad Port With Other Major...

    The port rotation of the new service is Abu Dhabi Port (the UAE), Hamad Port (Qatar), Jubail Port (Saudi Arabia), Abu Dhabi Port (UAE), Karachi Port (Pakistan), Mundra Port (India), Hazira Port (India), King Abdullah Port (Saudi Arabia), Alexandria El Dekheila Port (Egypt), Canakkale Port (Turkey), Tekirdag Port (Turkey), Canakkale Port (Turkey), Aliaga Port (Turkey), Mersin Port (Turkey), King Abdullah Port (Saudi Arabia), and Jebel Ali Port (UAE).

  • Bunker measuring system mandatory in Antwerp,...

    Antwerp-Bruges Port Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority will make it mandatory to use a bunker measuring system (such as a Mass Flow Meter) on board bunker vessels to measure the exact amount of fuel delivered to sea-going vessels. This follows an independent study in both Antwerp and Zeebrugge and Rotterdam, which showed regular quantity issues in the bunker market. With the measure, the port authorities aim to make the ARA bunker market more transparent, efficient and reliable.


India Needs Port Investments to Support Global Ambitions

The news is currently awash with reports of China losing its place as the center of the world’s supply chains. After almost three years of Covid-restrictions in China’s manufacturing hubs, in addition to persistent issues regarding human rights and other government controls, some companies have chosen to move their operations out of China. India, Vietnam, Thailand, and Bangladesh are all competing to position themselves as China’s alternative


Port of San Diego completes shore power expansion at cruise ship terminals

The Port of San Diego continues to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on and around San Diego Bay. For the first time, two cruise ships can now simultaneously use shore power in San Diego rather than running their diesel engines while at berth. Previously, only one cruise vessel could plug in. On Friday, the Disney Wonder and the Insignia were the first two cruise vessels to use shore power at the same time in San Diego, according to the company's release.