Ports

Port of LA Container Volumes Down 22.7% in January

Port of Los Angeles container volumes decreased by 22.7 percent in January compared to January 2014 volumes, the port announced today. The port's January 2015 cargo volumes totaled 529,

RoRo Ship Enters Operation for WWL

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics welcomes into operation the M/V Thermopylae, the first of its new generation of Post Panamax HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) PCTC vessels.

Containership Becomes Largest to Sail the Thames

The Munkebo Maersk became the largest ship to ever sail up the River Thames as it called at DP World London Gateway, the U.K.’s newest deep-sea port hub. The 399-meter-long,

Trelleborg to Launch Port Infrastructure Seminars

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation will host two exclusive one-day seminars on port infrastructure and innovation. The free to attend seminars will be held on March 24 at the Mercure Hotel,

UK's Dragon LNG Port May Have Booked Two Cargoes

Britain's Dragon liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal shows only two unused import slots available over the next 13 days, compared with four slots advertised earlier this week,

Port of Seattle Hires Director of Strategic Initiatives

Port of Seattle CEO Ted J. Fick appointed Dave Caplan as a member of the port’s executive team as director of the new Office of Strategic Initiatives.   Caplan will be responsible for exploring,

Christensen, Farren Join Port of Long Beach

  The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week appointed port industry veterans Michael Christensen and Glenn Farren to newly created management positions

JNPT Plans Parallel Port

 State-run Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s busiest container gateway near Mumbai, is planning to build a satellite port in one of the three locations

Think Tank: US Port Cybersecurity At Risk

Conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation argued for increased U.S. port cybersecurity in a report published online this week.   "The U.S. Department of

First Skangass LNG Loading in Zeebrugge

LNG was loaded aboard Anthony Veder's Coral Energy, the Skangass time chartered ship, at the Fluxys LNG Terminal in Zeebrugge, marking the first Skangass loading

Enterprise: Clients Must Pay for Dock Work

Enterprise Products Partners LP said on Wednesday that companies using its crude oil storage facility in the Houston Ship Channel must pay extra for dock services,

Latvia's Gas Utility Sales Volumes Fall in 2014

Latvia's gas utility Latvijas Gaze sold 10.9 percent less natural gas imported from Russia in 2014 than a year before, the company said on Wednesday.   Sales fell to 1.

Investment Now Means Continued Prosperity in the Future

Our transportation network consists of different modes like roads, railroads, ship channels and ports. But when it comes to transporting food, building materials,

Port of Seattle CEO Presents Organizational Changes

Port of Seattle CEO Ted J. Fick presented a blueprint for his vision for leading the organization, announcing a realignment that aims to grow operations and increase

CSCL Globe Calls the Port of Zeebrugge

On her maiden voyage in the AEX1 service, China Shipping Container Lines’ containership CSCL Globe, currently the world’s largest container vessel, moored at Belgium's

Libya Plans to Boost Production at Sarir, Messla Fields

Libya aims to boost production at the southeastern Sarir and Messla oilfields feeding the Hariga terminal to 180,000 barrels a day, a spokesman for the state operator said on Wednesday.

Top Five Most Costly Insurance Claims

The TT Club has alerted the supply chain industry to a persistence of claims in a handful of loss types. The international transport, freight and logistics insurance

Tenaga Raises Offer Price for Port Operator

Tenaga Nasional Bhd , Malaysia's largest power group, said on Wednesday it has raised the takeover price for Integrax Bhd by 18.2 percent after a leading shareholder

Darwin LNG Launches Sell Tender

Australia's Darwin liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant, operated by Conoco Phillips, has launched a tender to sell one cargo loading April 6-7, according to traders familiar with the matter.

Biggest Irish Port Project Gets Underway

Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), announced yesterday the commissioning of the first ports infrastructure project since the turn of the millennium,

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