Norden Trials Biofuel as Alternative to LSFO
Danish shipping company Norden has tested out the potential of biofuel on one of its Handysize product tankers as part of the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.
World’s 1st LNG-Powered Cutter Suction Dredger Hits the Water
The world’s first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger has been launched at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands.
Port of Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water
The Port of Singapore plans to prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers in its waters when the 2020 fuel oil sulphur limit enters into force, Andrew Tan, Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, said.
Iran-Indonesia to Develop Port Cooperation
‘We will inform Indonesian Investors about the investment capacities of Abadan ports” said Indonesia ambassador to Iran.
Tehran to Host the 4th meeting on the Caspian Sea Marine Safety
The 4th meeting on consideration of cooperation in the field of maritime safety in Caspian Sea will be held in Tehran on December 10 -11.
Ponant Starts Testing Solid Sail System on Its Vessel
French cruise company Ponant and Saint-Nazaire-based shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique have joined forces to test out the Solid Sail system on the company’s vessel, Le Ponant.
Port of Marseille Fos Reveals LNG Bunkering Master Plan
The Port of Marseille Fos, a major cruise ship port in the heart of the Mediterranean, has set sights on developing LNG bunkering infrastructure as part of its plans on cutting ship pollution and in line with the overall decarbonization strategy of the maritime sector.
Denmark Adds Offshore Shipping to International Register
The Danish Parliament has approved new regulation following extension of the rules on tax free net wages for seafarers to also include certain specialized vessels.
MSC 100: Iran to Collaborate with France and Sweden on Revision of SOLAS
The 100th session of Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) was held with the attendance of the Iranian delegation represented by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the member states of the IMO in London in.
Construction of LPG Storage Tanks at Chabahar Port
The operationalizing of three investment projects will begin in Shahid Beheshti port of Chabahar this week.
South Korea Unveils Financial Boost for Smaller Shipbuilders
South Korea has prepared another financial boost for its shipbuilding industry with an aim to help small and mid-sized shipbuilders.
Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO
Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
QTerminals Gets Green Light to Develop 2nd Phase of Hamad Port
Terminal operating company QTerminals has received an approval to design, develop and operate Phase II of Hamad Port, the company said in a tweet.
63% increase in exports of commodities from Abadan ports
The director of ports and maritime affairs of Abadan reported an increase of 63 percent in exports of commodities from the ports of Abadan.
An Overview of Indian’s Operations in Chabahar
“All activities and operations related to investments in Chabahar port are being carried out by the Iran’s port and maritime Organization and the Indian side.” Said Saurabh Kumar, India’s ambassador in Tehran.
Report: Myanmar, China Ink Framework Deal on Kyauk Pyu Port
Myanmar has signed an agreement with China’s state owned CITIC Group to start work on the deep-sea port in Kyauk Pyu, Reuters informed.
Port of Hamburg Welcomes ONE’s Magenta Boxship
Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) magenta-color containership has made its first call at the Port of Hamburg.
Review: ICOPMAS 2018
60 foreign participants from 30 countries attended the 13th International Conference on Ports, Coasts and Marine Structures.
IMO Secretary-General Message on ICOPMAS 2018
“The overall aim for ICOPMAS fits perfectly with our own theme, acknowledging as it does the trends, developments and challenges that the maritime community can expect to meet in the coming decade.” – Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary-General
PMO Managing Director: Iran is Advanced in Marine Engineering and Construction
“Iran is among the most self-sufficient and advanced countries in the field of engineering and construction of offshore structures” said Managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization