Ammonia-Fueled Tanker Project Expands with New Participants
One of the leading projects working to develop the first ammonia-fueled tanker announced an expansion of the project as it moves to the next phase of development.
Bizarre Cases of Food Poisoning on Three Different Ships
Three ships operating in different parts of the world are all reporting cases of food poisoning among their crew. At least two crew members have died while others have been transferred from their ships and hospitalized.
PMO’s Extensive investment on marine and SAR service equipment
Referring to the restrictions for the country's maritime industry and economy due to sanctions and the pandemic, Member of the Executive Board and Deputy of Maritime Affairs of the Ports and Maritime Organization, praised the co-operation and co-ordination between the maritime bodies and authorities in order to reduce the effectiveness of the restrictions.
Chabahar port Capacity to reach 30M tons
The Minister of Roads and Urban Development: the operationalizing of the second phase of Chabahar port development plan will increase the capacity of this port to 30 million tons.
Managing more than 376 construction projects over this year
Deputy of Engineering and Infrastructure Development of the Ports and Maritime Organization: This year, 376 construction projects were managed and more than 80% of the fire alarm and extinguishing systems of commercial ports and small ports have been upgraded.
Australia to Conduct Inspection Campaign on Livestock Carriers
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) announced that it is launching a focused inspection campaign on the maintenance and operation of livestock ships exporting animals from Australia.
Germany Explores Rescue for Genting’s Shipyards
Urgent talks are getting underway between MV Werften and its owners Genting Hong Kong with the German federal and state government for the release of additional rescue funds to maintain work at the financially troubled shipyard group.
Port of Rotterdam Does Not Expect Return to Pre-COVID Levels in 2021
Despite experiencing its biggest decline in volumes in a decade, Rotterdam remained Europe’s largest port in 2020.
Port Service Tariffs for 2021-2022 in Iranian Ports
PMO Member of board of directors: Due to the increase in costs and exchange rates, the proposed tariff policy will motivate the private sector to operate in the country's ports.
Artificial Intelligence to Improve the Shipping Industry’s Efficiency
Efforts are progressing to harness emerging technologies to improve the efficiency of shipping operations.
Chabahar port; a game changer for Iran's trade relations with the world
The governors of Sistan and Baluchestan, Khorasan Razavi, North Khorasan, South Khorasan, Kerman and Yazd visited the process of unloading and loading of goods and the dredging in Shahid Beheshti and Shahid Kalantari ports of Chabahar
Cyprus Proposed Program to Prioritize COVID Inoculations for Seafarers
While there have been repeated calls to add seafarers to the priority list of those individuals eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, a series of logistical challenges present hurdles to implementing a vaccination program for crews aboard their ships
How Eastern Pacific Shipping Achieved its CO2 Target Two Years Early
Last year, to showcase that sustainability begins with accountability, Singapore-based shipowner Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) started disclosing a fleetwide CO2 emissions report as part of its inaugural environmental, social & governance (ESG) policy.
Plan to Electrify Canadian Ferries Supporting Domestic Shipbuilding
Canada’s B.C. Ferries, which promotes itself as one of the largest ferry operators in the world, has presented a bold plan for the electrification of a third of its fleet in support of Canada’s environmental goals and shipbuilding industry.
Efforts to Accelerate the Development of Wind Propulsion Technologies
Wind power is emerging as a contender among the race to develop new sustainable solutions that address the concerns for the environment and reducing emissions from the shipping industry.
ECSA: EU Should Establish Fuel Supplier Incentives for Decarbonization
European Community Shipowners’ Associations is calling on the European Commission to establish a system of incentives and targets for the marine fuel suppliers to support achieving the goals of decarbonization.
Russian LNG Carrier Completes Winter Trips on the Northern Sea Route
As part of the efforts to develop and promote shipping via the Arctic route, Russia’s Sovcomflot has been conducting experimental winter navigation in the eastern part of the Arctic route.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Unveils Plan for Wind-Powered RoRo to Debut in 2025
Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced plans for a wind-powered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) as the Norwegian and Swedish-based shipping company seeks to reduce carbon emissions from ocean shipping.
Increase in the operational capacity for basic commodities in Imam Khomeini Port
With the addition of advanced unloading and loading equipment, the operational capacity of Imam Khomeini Port Complex in unloading basic goods has increased
4% reduction in the cost of vessel maintaining and repairing in Chabahar port
The Deputy of engineering of Ports and Maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan: the maintenance and repair costs of vessels in Chabahar port have decreased by 4%