Signing 4 contracts for the production of electronic and telecommunication equipment for the country's ports
4 contracts for the production of electronic and telecommunication technological equipment of the country's ports by the knowledge-based companies were signed in a ceremony attended by the Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development
new 2M $ private sector investment project in Amirabad port
The first private sector investment contract in the new Iranian year worth 384 billion Rls. was signed for the construction of a factory for the production of livestock and poultry feed in Amirabad port.
Finnish Project Seeks Breakthrough Clean Propulsion Technology
A consortium of Finnish research organizations along with companies in the maritime, motor and battery sectors, are working together researching new solutions for clean and efficient marine and off-road transport.
European Project Focuses on Greening Seaport Operations
An international consortium of 46 partners, led by the Port of Antwerp, is launching a new program focusing on the greening of Europe’s seaports.
UN Launches Tool for Global Brands to Protect Seafarer Human Rights
A collation of United Nations organizations joining with international labor leaders and members of the shipping community launched a new due diligence tool for global brands to use to ensure that they are protecting the human rights of seafarers across their supply chains.
Three new investment projects in Shahid Rajaei port
In line with the third phase of the Shahid Rajaei port development project and the construction of three oil wharfs, three investment projects are underway to be operationalized by March 2022
Asian Ports Dominate New Container Terminal Efficiency Index
Yokohama port in Japan has been ranked as the most efficient port in the world in a new index in which Asian ports dominate.
Singapore Supports Tests of Shore-to-Ship Drone Operations
Singapore is moving forward with a novel way of making deliveries to vessels at anchor in its harbor.
2.2% Growth in port operations in ports compared to the same period last year
unloading and loading operations in Iranian ports during the first 40 days of the new (Iranian) year is recorded as 13.8 million tons which shows a 2.2% growth compared to the same period last year.
SMART PORT INVESTMENT DRIVES EFFICIENCY
Development of a new Port Management Information System (PMIS) will boost efficiency at an African port.
Panama Canal to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030
The Panama Canal has set out to decarbonize its operations, with a target to become carbon neutral by 2030.
59% growth in exports and 160% increase in transit through Shahid Rajaei port in April
The Director General of Ports and Maritime of Hormozgan: a 59% growth in exports and a 160% increase in transit through Shahid Rajaei port has been achieved in April of this year, compared to the same period last year.
Is the Arctic an alternative to the Suez Canal?
A lack of infrastructure and continued opposition on environmental grounds mean the Arctic is unlikely to see commercial shipping in the near future, according to carriers and operators, despite the congestion caused by the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal.
DIGITAL PORTS PROJECT IMPROVES EFFICIENCY
Five ports in Malaysia will undergo a digital transformation to improve operational efficiency.
MSC Set to Overtake Maersk as the World's Largest Container Line
Taking into account MSC's new orders, as well as the company's active involvement in the secondhand tonnage market, it can be said that it is all set to overtake Maersk on a capacity basis sometime next year, becoming the largest container line in the world.
Intensive Covid-19 related measures and protocols for Indian ships in Iranian ports
PMO’s Director General of Maritime: specified health measures and protocols for countries with high intensity of the outbreak are seriously considered by the Ports and maritime Organization based on the decisions of the National Headquarters or Corona
AUSTRALIA’S FIRST GREEN PORT IS UNDERWAY
Plans to build Australia’s first ‘green’ port are underway.
Crowley Previews Design of All-Electric, Autonomous Tug
Crowley's Engineering Services division announced Monday that it has completed the design of the first fully electric tugboat with autonomous technology - a new green option for ship assist and harbor services.
First Vessel Receives DNV Notation for Quiet Underwater Operations
The first merchant ship has officially received a notation on its class registration regarding its ability to reduce and eliminate underwater noise during its operations.
China Takes Steps in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development
China took a step forward in the race to develop commercial hydrogen technology for the shipping industry.