Environment News

  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

Credit: Hapag-Lloyd   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

  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;...

  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

  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.

  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.

  15 Jan 2018
​Japan’s Marubeni Corporation and Thai state-owned SET-listed oil and gas company, PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) have announced they have embarked on a joint feasibility study on implementing LNG bunkering in Thailand’s Laem Chabang...

Image source: Port-Line   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

  12 Jan 2018
The British Ports Association has welcomed the UK Prime Minister’s newly published 25-year plan for the environment

  12 Jan 2018
Three fully-automated ship-to-shore (STS) cranes are set to reach the new APM Terminals MedPort Tangier, Morocco terminal on February 15, 2018, as part of an upgrade to give it an annual container throughput capacity of five million TEU by 2019....

Aerial View of Auckland, New Zealand   11 Jan 2018
University of Auckland scientists have carried out the first large-scale investigation into the effects of ship noise in the waters of the Hauraki Gulf

  10 Jan 2018
​The German Inland Navigation Authority has announced that the Rhine river has been reopened to shipping today (Wednesday January 9) following a fall in water levels.

  08 Jan 2018
Rising waters and extensive flooding has caused the Rhine river in Germany to close off all shipping activity until further notice, according to the German Inland Navigation Authority.

  08 Jan 2018
Captain Rakesh Kumar, an Indian national and Master of the Ottawa Express, captained the first vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2018

  08 Jan 2018
A 200 metre-long Marshall Island flagged freighter, the Federal Biscay, has finally been released from the ice it has been trapped in since January 1, 2018, at the Snell lock, St. Lawrence Seaway.

  08 Jan 2018
A Panama-registered oil tanker that collided with a freighter 257 kilometres off the east coast of Shanghai in China is now at risk of exploding and sinking

  05 Jan 2018
Extreme cold conditions and a snap “bomb cyclone” snow storm have slowed the shipping supply chain across North America this week.

The Canadian Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent sits in drydock at the Halifax Shipyard during a refit. Homeported in St John's Newfoundland, the Louis S. St-Laurent undergoes major maintenance in Halifax, Nova Scotia.   22 Dec 2017
ABB has successfully concluded the first modernization on a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) icebreaker

  21 Dec 2017
Digitalization, automation and terminal evolution are just some of the topics that Port Technology has covered in interviews with a range of experts

  21 Dec 2017
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to acquire the port services business of Inver Engineering in Australia