Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


Japan Plans First LNG Tugboat

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Shipping

Japanese liner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has plans to build an LNG-fuelled tugboat for operation in Japan

COSCO and Qingdao Sign Silk Road Deal

 22 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Chinese shipping and ports operator COSCO and the fully automated Chinese container port of Qingdao have agreed to cooperate to develop port businesses in China and abroad.

Five Sick Following Port Leak

 22 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

A Tauranga Port contractor crane driver has tipped a newspaper that a chemical leak at a container terminal on May 12, 2017 hospitalized five men

Oman Port Ships First Limestone

 19 May 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port of Duqm in Oman has begun exports of limestone with seven shipments for markets overseas

APMT Appoints Shell CFO

 17 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

APM Terminals has named a new Vice President and CFO: Katja Otten, who was formerly CFO for Shell's integrated gas projects business in Malaysia


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

China Eyes $7.3 Billion Myanmar Port

 08 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Myanmar executives have said China is set to begin talks over buying a controlling stake in the Myanmar seaport of Kyauk Pyu on the Bay of Bengal

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).

Rotterdam Reports Biodiesel Boom

 04 May 2017     Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Rotterdam Port has reported a rise in throughput volume for biofuels which rose 6% to 4.8 million tonnes over the course of 2016.