• Lithuania: Supporting green maritime transport: €...

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Klaipėda State Seaport Authority have signed a €65 million loan agreement for the development of Klaipėda seaport in Lithuania. Klaipėda is the main port connection in Lithuania, part of the TEN-T North Sea-Baltic corridor, and one of the largest port complexes in the Baltic Sea.

  • CTG port gets new terminal after 15 years

    Bangladesh's gateway to foreign trade, Chattogram seaport, has received a boost as the Patenga Container Terminal has come into operation on a trial basis with the unloading of rice imported from Myanmar. 

  • Pipavav Port To Add Another Jetty

    APM Terminal Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited) is planning to develop a jetty to handle Very Large Container Ships (VLCS) at an estimated cost of Rs 800 crore. Jakob Friis Sorensen, Managing Director of Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited (GPPL) says, the board of GPPL has approved development of the VLCS jetty to handle more cargo at the Pipavav port. The decision has been taken in view of increasing demand for Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) in coming days in India, said Sorensen.

  • Bunker One announces the Port Louis operation is...

    As bunker supply barge MT Tulip calls to port, Bunker One can now provide bunker supply at berth and anchorage in Port Louis, Mauritius.

    Since first setting its sights on the busy trade route location in 2021, Bunker One has been scaling up capacity and bringing its full strength of operation to the strategically important Port Louis, East off the coast of South Africa, on one of the busiest shipping lanes linking Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America.


  • Port of Rotterdam to test new drone

    To test in practice how we should organise the airspace over the port and keep it safe, the Port Authority has entered into a partnership agreement with software supplier Airwayz.


  • Port of Valencia tests 5G for ship docking...

    The head of Valenciaport has participated in the PORTWIN event ‘5G private and radars in the Port of Valencia: Pilot for assistance to the berthing of vessels’, a solution based on 5G technology to assist in real-time decision making and increase the safety of these operations.


Vessels along Yangtze River Economic Belt see record high shore power usage

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 reopening with HK

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 ultra-low emission ships

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 days

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.