Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


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


More US Ports Exempt From Jones Act

 15 Sep 2017

More ports and states in the US have been exempted from the Jones Act for tankers carrying refined petroleum products, after the latest announcement from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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


South Florida Ports Open After Irma

 14 Sep 2017

Debris have been towed away to allow ships to access Miami Port following downgraded hurricane Irma, according to Miami Herald.

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Cargo Ships Cause Lighting Strikes

 13 Sep 2017

Diesel emissions from ships cause twice as many lighting strikes to hit the world’s busiest shipping lanes, according to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters.

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus



Irma’s Logistics Strain Suspends Jones Act

 11 Sep 2017

Downgraded Hurricane Irma has caused extensive damage to the Florida Keys and closed US ports

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


ICS Chair Asks for $100 Billion Spend on IMO Regulation

 06 Sep 2017

Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has called for shipowners, equipment manufacturers and governments to collectively spend US$ 100 billion to ensure that new ballast water regulations are successful

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


Houston Ports Restart After Hurricane Harvey

 01 Sep 2017

Port Houston facilities will resume operations on September 1, 2017 amid concerns of draft reduction caused by runoff from the floods of Hurricane Harvey

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


Immingham Port Claims UK LNG Fuel First

 25 Aug 2017

A joint venture of British LNG supply company Flogas and Associated British Ports (ABP) has become the first to bunker a ship with LNG in the UK.

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


Pasha Hawaii Orders LNG-Fuelled Vessel Duo

 24 Aug 2017

Pasha Hawaii has ordered for a pair of LNG-fuelled containerships for domestic shipping from an American shipyard owned by Keppel Offshore & Marine.

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