Industry Sectors - Environment and Sustainability


K Line Merges Bulk Shipping Units

 15 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Japanese liner Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has revealed plans to reorganise its ship management system in order to upgrade services

One Dead After Ship Catches Fire at UAE Port

 15 May 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus

A fire that engulfed a ship carrying petroleum products has claimed the life of one person at Al Hamriya port and injured up to four others

Philippine Cargo Volume Slows

 10 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Philippine Ports Authority data has revealed cargo volumes grew 4% less this year due to a decline in exports and mining

Rotterdam Acquires Container Shuttle Train

 09 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Rotterdam Port has acquired container shuttle train PortShuttle in a move aimed at ensuring the continuity of its services for container shipping and terminal operators.

Antwerp Opens Bids on $4 Billion Plant

 05 May 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Antwerp Port has put out a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an additional investor to develop the 88 hectare site in the Churchill dock after a waste treatment facility investor cancelled its option


DP World Nears Billion-Dollar India Investment

 05 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

DP World has agreed to develop Indian port projects including at Sagarmala and Bharatmala on signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian quasi-sovereign wealth fund National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).

Damen Holds World Premiere for InvaSave BWMS

 03 May 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety

Damen’s award-winning and IMO certified InvaSave ballast water management system (BWMS) received its world premiere at the harbour of Delfzijl and Eemshaven, The Netherlands, on April 25, 2017

Are Vessels Making Seals Deaf?

 03 May 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping

Vessel noise has been blamed for causing temporary deafness in seals, according to new research undertaken by the University of St Andrews.

MSC Suspects Misdeclared Cargo Caused Fire

 02 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Swiss container operator MSC has aired fears mis-declared hazardous cargo may have caused the fire which recently erupted on board containership MSC Daniela off Sri Lanka’s coast

MacGregor Sells LNG Arm Stake

 27 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Cargotec’s port cranes arm MacGregor has divested itself of its majority stake in Woodfield Systems, a manufacturer of cryogenic loading arms for the oil and gas industry