Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


Everything You Should Know About Reefer Shipping

 17 Jan 2018

The term 'reefer' is used in shipping to refer to refrigerated ships and refrigerated shipping containers that transport perishable commodities by sea

  Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Indian Coast Guard Contains Tanker Fire Off Kandla Port

 18 Jan 2018

The Indian Coast Guard has contained a major fire that broke out on an oil tanker that was anchored 14 nautical miles off Kandla Port

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


Hapag-Lloyd Containership Breaks Canadian Speed Limit

 17 Jan 2018

A Hapag Lloyd containership, Mississauga Express, has fallen foul to Transport Canada’s speed limit rules in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping


Norwegian Investment Fund Drops Shipowners

 17 Jan 2018

The Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), which runs the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has announced it has dropped four shipowners: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan), Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL and Thoresen Thai Agencies; the parent company of Thoresen Shipping, according to NGO Shipbreaking Platform.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Huisman 3D Prints First Offshore Crane Hook

 17 Jan 2018

The world’s first 3D printed offshore crane hook, manufactured Huisman, has successfully passed its load test of 80 metric tons and all associated quality control checks

  Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping



Port of Kiel Hits Seven Million Tonnes in 2017

 16 Jan 2018

Port of Kiel in Germany passed the seven million tonne mark for the first time in 2017, with a total of 7,407.376 tonnes loaded and unloaded.

  Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


Iranian Tanker Sinks After Explosion

 15 Jan 2018

An Iranian tanker which collided with a freighter in the East China Sea and had been burning for more than a week has exploded and sank on Sunday January 14, 2018, according to TIME.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


‘Tesla Ships’ to Hit the Seas

 15 Jan 2018

Port-Liner has announced it is building two giant all-electric barges dubbed ‘Tesla ships’ to transport cargo between Amsterdam, Antwerp and Rotterdam

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues


British Ports Association Praises UK’s 25-Year Green Plan

 12 Jan 2018

The British Ports Association has welcomed the UK Prime Minister’s newly published 25-year plan for the environment

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping


ICHCA Brings Onboard Seven New Members

 12 Jan 2018

ICHCA, the global not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide, has announced seven new association members in 2018.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping