MoU Signing on Investor Engagement in Chabahar Port
In the framework of the implementation of the Chabahar Agreement and the expansion of transit and investment cooperation of Afghanistan's private sector in Chabahar, a MoU between the port and maritime office of Sistan Baluchistan and the private sector of Afghanistan was signed.
Iceland Plans Fuel Oil Ban to Lower Emissions in Its Waters
Iceland’s Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources has proposed a ban on use of heavy fuel oil in the country’s waters, according to the Clean Arctic Alliance.
Inmarsat, HHI Unit Ink Deal to Fast-Track Maritime Digitalization
Satellite communications company Inmarsat has signed a business cooperation agreement that allows Hyundai Global Service (HGS) to offer ship owners and managers “a digital total care solution route to maritime digitalization”
Nor-Shipping: Color Hybrid Named ‘Ship of the Year 2019’
The world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, has been appointed ‘Ship of the Year 2019’.
Chabahar; The most convenient route for Tajikistan's access to foreign markets
Due to the blockage of Tajikistan's transit through Turkmenistan, as well difficulty and unavailability of other routes, such as Afghanistan, Dushanbe’s need for transit through Chabahar port has increased more than ever.
Non-Oil Exports from Chabahar Port Double
non-oil exports from the strategic Chabahar port in south-eastern Iran has grown by 100% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year compared to the same period last year
AIE: Construction Contract Granted for NSW’s 1st LNG Import Terminal
Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) has awarded a key wharf facility and pipeline construction contract for its Port Kembla Gas Terminal (PKGT).
EU Funds Autonomous Shipping Initiative for European Waters
The European Commission revealed a new funding for an autonomous shipping initiative for the European waters.
Denmark Tests Digital Certificates for Seafarers on Mumbai Maersk
The Danish Maritime Authority launched a pilot project on digital certificates for seafarers, according to a notice released on May 29.
World Hydrography Day Ceremony to be Held on June 25th in Tehran
The World Hydrographic Day ceremony will be hosted by the Ports and Maritime Organization on June 25th with the presence of officials, managers, experts and specialists in the field of hydrography.
IMO to Take Different Approach on STCW White List Process
The International Maritime Organization has agreed to re-approach its listing process for the STCW Convention’s White List.
Sweden’s New Freight Port Taking Shape
Construction of Sweden’s new freight port at Stockholm Norvik Port has reached a new milestone with the completion of its 450-meter container quay.
Port of Gothenburg Terminal Construction on Track as First Phase Wraps Up
Construction of a new terminal at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg reached a new milestone in April this year as the first phase of water-based work wrapped up.
Launch of a new integrated system of coastal, port and maritime information
Director General of Coast and Ports engineering announced the launch of a new version of the Integrated Coastal, Ports and Maritime Information System (PMOGIS) with new features and a virtual training course.
Rouhani: Developing Transit Routes Leads to Constructive Engagement with the World
“Fortunately, in the past few years, there have been effective actions in the field of maritime affairs and development of ports.” Said President Rouhani
Port of Rotterdam: Hyper-Smart Container to Begin Round the World Trip
Dutch Port of Rotterdam is sending the hyper-smart Container 42 on a two-year data-collecting mission around the world.
Sri Lanka, Japan, India to Jointly Develop Colombo South Port
Image Courtesy: Sri Lanka Ports Authority
Sri Lanka, Japan, and India have reached an agreement to cooperate on the development of Colombo South Port’s East Container Terminal (ECT) in Sri Lanka.
Iran Becomes the Vice-President of the Marine Engineering committee of PIANC
Babak Bani Jamali was elected as the vice chairman of the Marine Engineering Commission of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure "Pianc."
Granting incentives up to 90% to investors and owners of goods in Chabahar port
“Currently, 53% of the cargo entering the Chabahar port is being loaded from the ports of origin, which indicates the positive effects of the infrastructure of the port” said Director General of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan.
European Goods Dominate Spanish Ports as Project Loads Gain Ground
Almost half of the goods handled by Spanish ports in 2018 had the European continent as their origin or destination, according to Ports of the State, the company responsible for managing Spain’s state-owned ports.