USCG Completes Investigation into Ship Channel Death

The U.S. Coast Guard has completed its investigation into an incident in which a Mexican national was killed after being struck and by a patrol boat in the Brownsville Ship Channel in April.

Pitbull Named Godfather of Norwegian’s New Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that musician Pitbull will serve as godfather for its newest ship, Norwegian Escape, slated to be christened next month in Miami.

Overturned Boat Kills Thousands of Cattle

Thousands of cattle owned by beef producer Minerva SA are thought to have died when a boat leaving a port in northern Brazil overturned, the company and Williams Shipping Agents said on Tuesday.

Refugees Give Greek Tour Operators an Extended Season

Placards in hand, travel agent Iakovos Bouchoris and his team scout for customers at Greece's busy Piraeus port, near Athens, where some 5,000 people arrived on

Ivory Coast Starts Construction of Abidjan Port Upgrades

Ivory Coast began construction on Tuesday of a four-year, 560 billion CFA franc ($962 million) project to build a second container terminal and widen the canal

ICTSI Colombia Gears for 2016 Launch

  Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce S.A. (SPIA), a unit of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) in Colombia, recently received four super

Stiff Competition for Cosco Pacific in Mediterranean

 Although Cosco Pacific, the Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of China’s biggest shipping company China Cosc,  is expanding in the Mediterranean area after taking part

Port of Piraeus Privatisation Delayed

 The Greek government plans to delay the privatization process for its largest Port, Piraeus, by a few weeks due to delays caused by the September 20 election to

Advent Intermodal Delivers eModal Wharfage Module for NSW Ports

 NSW Ports has successfully deployed Advent’s eModal wharfage module for Port Botany in Sydney and Port Kembla in Wollongong, says Advent Intermodal Solutions,

Pluspetrol, Partners Offer 3 Natural Gasoline Cargoes

Argentina's oil firm Pluspetrol and partners in Peru have launched a tender to sell three 300,000 barrel cargoes of natural gasoline for delivery from Oct. 14 to Nov.

Croatia's LNG Hrvatska Extends Bid Deadline for LNG Terminal

Croatian liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal developer LNG Hrvatska has extended a deadline for investors to express interest in building a terminal in the northern Adriatic to Dec.

PCCI to Provide Revised Crane Load Chart

  PCCI, Inc. of Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a contract by the Department of Transportation/U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide a new, revised

Finland Scraps LNG Terminal Plan

 Finnish gas utility Gasum has abandoned its plans to build the Finngulf liquefied natural gas  (LNG) import terminal in Finland with an offshore pipeline connection

Azerbaijan to Get New Passenger Vessel This Year-end

 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company  expects to get the first of the three passenger vessels being built currently at the Baku Shipbuilding & Repair Plant (Baku Shipyard LLC) until the end of 2015,

Abu Dhabi Ports Welcomes New Cruise Season

 As Abu Dhabi's new Zayed Port cruise terminal opens by the end of this year, the number of cruise ships docking in Abu Dhabi is set to increase by a fifth this season, reports the National.

Danelec Marine Expands in Brazil

Press release - Danelec Marine has announced that it is expanding its presence in Brazil by naming Telnav Telecomuniçacões Navais a Certified Service Center. With

Becker Marine, Kotug Sign MOU for LNG Hybrid Barge

Press release - Becker Marine Systems and KOTUG signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a LNG Hybrid Barge in the Port of Rotterdam with effect from June 2017.

Oil Loadings Resume at Port of Kozmino

Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft has resumed oil loadings from the Russian Pacific port of Kozmino after a storm, Interfax news agency quoted the company's spokesman as saying on Monday.

Kalmar to Upgrade MSC Terminal VLC (Valencia) Cranes

  Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced a large contract to heighten and extend the handling capabilities of eight ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at MSC Terminal VLC in Valencia, Spain.

DP World Plans Big for the Panama Canal

 DP World is expanding its container terminal at Port of Caucedo following the expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate larger container ships, reports ASC.

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