Port of Amsterdam Joins H2SHIPS Project
Dutch Port of Amsterdam has become a partner in the European project H2SHIPS which will focus on the introduction of hydrogen as a marine fuel
Germany Becomes 13th Member of Hong Kong Convention
Germany has joined the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling, the Hong Kong Convention.
ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Incidents Drop in 1st Half of 2019
A total of 28 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, comprising 25 actual and three attempted incidents, were reported in Asia during January-June 2019.
Staples to be imported through Chabahar Port
The two state-owned stewards of “Iranian Trading Company’ and “livestock support’ have been ordered to supply, load and unload their staple cargoes and ships through Chabahar port, said the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and Commerce.
Mexico to Expand Manzanillo Port with Four New Terminals
The Mexican government is upgrading the Port of Manzanillo, one of the country’s main Pacific Ocean ports, with four new terminals.
APM Terminals Callao Rolls Out Peru’s 1st Digital Customer Platform
APM Terminals Callao has become the first Peruvian terminal to introduce a customer platform that logs, streamlines and coordinates general cargo operations in the Port of Callao.
ShipChain, GTX Corp Partner Up on NFC Blockchain Shipment Tracking Solution
Blockchain-based solution provider ShipChain and GTX Corp, a tech firm offering GPS and NFC tracking location-based services, have announced a partnership for a new global NFC blockchain shipment tracking solution.
Iran, Turkmenistan; to establish a Joint Shipping Line
Agreements have been reached to establish a joint shipping line between Iran and Turkmenistan, said the minister of road and urban development.
PMO’s major step toward Domestic Maritime Industry Support
We must realize the motto of “Iranian fleet, Iranian Seafarers” by utilizing our maritime capabilities, said the minister of road and urban development.
IMO Secretary-General: Empowering women in maritime isn't just an idea or a concept
Establishment of Manufacturing Industries in Hinterlands, a priority for PMO
Most pressure has been felt in the country caused by economic tensions, but the seafarers proved that by their own efforts, no danger could threaten the maritime sector, said the Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization.
Denmark Now Operates World’s 5th Largest Merchant Fleet
Denmark has again improved its place on the list of the world’s largest ship operating nations, surpassing the United States to claim the fifth place.
Swiss-Norwegian Duo Eases Hybrid System Installations
Integrated energy systems designer Blueday Technology has teamed up with Swiss sustainable energy infrastructure fund manager SUSI Partners to offer installation of hybrid power systems without upfront capital expenditure.
UNCTAD: China Ranked as Best Connected to Other Countries by Sea
China has retained its lead as the country best connected to others by sea, according to the liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Weekly Direct transit of cargo between Indian Ports and Chabahar port
With the establishment of shipping lines, it became possible to transit goods directly between the ports of India and Chabahar on a weekly basis, said the Director General of Ports and maritime of Sistan and Baluchestan .
27% growth in cargo loading in Imam Khomeini Port
The loading of staple goods and livestock into warehouses of the Imam Port Complex has increased by 4%, said the Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of Khuzestan Ports and Maritime Administration.
59% growth of General Cargo Loading Operation in Khorramshahr port
More than 738,483 tons of non-oil goods were loaded in the port of Khorramshahr, which shows an increase of 59% compared to the same period last year.
Singapore Remains World’s Top Shipping Center
Singapore has topped the 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index for the sixth year running, the Baltic Exchange said.
Egypt Unveils Shipping Incentives
The Egyptian government has announced a new package of incentives and discounts for shipping companies in a bid to ensure the sustainability of shipping lines’ schedules.
Increase in Number of Ocean liners Calling Iranian Ports
"The service is being provided at the highest possible level to the shipping lines owned by different countries and companies," said the Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization, emphasizing that the highest standards of safety of entry, exit and traffic of ships of different countries are ensured.