Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


Port of Buenos Aires Carries Out Oil Spill Drill

 26 Oct 2017

Buenos Aires Port has carried out a regulated drill to prepare it for fighting against environmental hydrocarbon pollution, completing the containment in minutes

  Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Port Houston Welcomes $34 Million Post-Panamax Cranes

 24 Oct 2017

Port of Houston has set a course for capacity growth by taking delivery of $33.5 million super Post-Panamax Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes to assist in handling plastic resins

  Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus


Oil Barge Explosion: USCG Search and Rescue Suspended

 23 Oct 2017

The US Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing crew member after an oil barge exploded off the coast of Port Aransas in Texas on October 20, 2017

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


How Florida is Leading the LNG Ship Fuelling Revolution

 18 Oct 2017

JAXPORT has endorsed liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel source for the maritime industry in a new video

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Fresh Chinese Bid for $7.2 Billion Myanmar Port

 18 Oct 2017

A consortium led by Chinese financial group CITIC has proposed to buy a 70% stake in A $7.2 billion deep sea Kyauk Pyu port, according to Deal Street Asia

  Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance



IMO Helps Clean Up Greece Oil Spill Caused by Tanker

 11 Oct 2017

The IMO is providing technical expertise to help clean up beaches in Greece that were affected by an oil spill in September after an oil tanker sank and released more than 2,500 tonnes of fuel oil and marine gas

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


Sohar Port Workers Raise Concerns After Gas Leak Deaths

 02 Oct 2017

Three Asian nationals have died after suffocating due to chemical inhalation at Sohar Port on Oman’s northern coast

  Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping



DP World Buys Drydocks World For $225 Million

 19 Sep 2017

DP World has agreed to acquire two fellow state-owned maritime assets including shipyard and an industrial zone in Dubai from a parent company for total cash consideration of US$405 million

  Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


Ningbo Port Gets $2 Billion Bulk Berths

 15 Sep 2017

Ningbo Zhoushan port in Ningbo has received state approval to expand 8 berths, sourcing a total investment of around US$1.85 billion

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance