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OC1 Schedule adjustment Olga Maersk 247N Port Chalmers Port Omission

Due to operational delays, it has been confirmed that OLGA MAERSK 247N will omit Port Chalmers for schedule recovery purposes and to avoid a further slide on the OC1 service. Port Chalmers import cargo will be updated to load SPIRIT OF AUCKLAND 248N. Port Chalmers export / transhipment cargo may advance to MAERSK WILLEMSTADT 246N if feasible, otherwise cargo will update to load SPIRIT OF AUCKLAND 248N. We are working with the respective ports to update our revised schedule and cut off’s, which will be published on their respective websites ...

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KEZAD Group Breaks Ground on the UAE’s Largest E-Commerce Fulfilment Centre for noon.com

Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group, the integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi and a fully-owned subsidiary of AD Ports Group, and noon.com, the Middle East’s leading online shopping destination, today broke ground on the UAE’s largest fulfilment centre in Abu Dhabi, which will form part of an anchor investment by noon into the emirate’s fast-growing e-commerce space. The 252,000 square metre fulfilment centre facility is being designed and developed by KEZAD Group under a Build-to-Suit agreement and is scheduled for delivery in 2024. With ...

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Indian Tycoon Adani’s Mega Port Hangs In The Balance As A Fishing Community Protests

On the main road to billionaire Gautam Adani’s planned Vizhinjam mega port on the southern tip of India, a shelter built by the coastal region’s Christian fishing community blocks the entrance, preventing further construction. The simple 1,200 square-feet structure with a corrugated-iron roof has since August stood in the way of ambitions for the country’s first container transhipment port – a $900 million project that seeks to plug into the lucrative shipping trade flowing between juggernaut manufacturers in the East and wealthy consumer markets in the West. Decorated with banners ...

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Sempra Announces Strategic Partnership with ConocoPhillips for Port Arthur LNG

Sempra announced that its subsidiary, Sempra Infrastructure, and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) have executed a 20-year Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) for 5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Phase 1 of the proposed Port Arthur LNG project under development in Jefferson County, Texas. The parties have also entered into an equity sale and purchase agreement whereby ConocoPhillips will acquire 30% of the equity in Phase 1 of Port Arthur LNG, and a natural gas supply management agreement whereby ConocoPhillips will manage the feedgas supply requirements ...

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No signs of cargo slow-down at Port Houston Container volume up 18% through October

In October container volume at Port Houston once again grew by double digits, continuing the trend seen throughout 2022. A total of 371,994 TEUs were handled during the month, a 13% increase compared to October 2021. Loaded container TEUsreached the highest volume ever and were up 21% compared to the same month last year. Overall, container volume is up 18% year-to-date at Port Houston’s terminals and has surpassed the 3M mark thus far, with 3,333,924 TEUs. “Although the import demand in the U.S. appears to be softening, we have not ...

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HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

Port entry for 7.50m draft vessels 23 Nov 2022, Mongla, Bangladesh Mongla Port Authority may allow ships of 7.50m draft with a LOA 186m throughout December, except during the periods 11-20 & 30-31 December. Read more » Clearances of Tseung Kwan O Interchange & Tsueng Kwan O Cross Bay Bridge 23 Nov 2022, Hong Kong Tseung Kwan O Interchange and the connected Tseung Kwan O Cross Bay Bridge have been constructed over the waters of Tseung Kwan O. Read more » Pilot Boat Charge – Fuel Surcharge 23 Nov 2022, ...

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Centre Port Holdings Ltd The World’s First Tidal Energy Powered Deep Sea Container Terminal

Centre Port Holdings Limited, a UK-based marine and renewable energy infrastructure developer, led by James Sutcliffe, who has today announced the first stages of development of a major tidal energy scheme in the Wash that incorporates the world’s first tidal powered deep sea container terminal as well as providing landside flood defences for up to a million people. The zero carbon deep-sea automated container terminal will be capable of processing between 1,500,000 and 4,000,000 containers annually, and will handle the world’s largest container ships, feeder services and roll on roll ...

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Argus approves 12 US export terminals for inclusion of Midland WTI in North Sea crude assessment

Global commodity price reporting agency Argus will include light sweet Midland WTI crude shipments in its assessment of North Sea Dated crude prices from May 2023. Following extensive industry consultation, Argus has published a list of 12 US Gulf coast terminals from which exports of Midland WTI to Europe are eligible for consideration in the price discovery process. The Argus list is also referenced in industry standard trading terms. The future of Brent as a global crude benchmark has been called into question as the volume of light sweet crude ...

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PortXchange and BigMile partner up to increase transparency of shipping emissions in port areas

PortXchange Products B.V., one of the leading tech start-ups in the maritime domain for predictable and sustainable shipping, has announced a long-term global partnership with BigMile, supplier of software for calculating and analysing transport-related CO2 emissions. Through their combined efforts, the two companies will provide digital solutions to increase transparency of shipping emissions in port areas. With the growing pressure on the shipping and logistics industries to reduce the emissions footprint, ports are emerging as critical players to drive sustainability efforts. However, most ports currently lack the necessary means to ...

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HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

Additional tugboats for large sea-going vessels in the Scheur 22 Nov 2022, Rotterdam, Netherlands Sea-going vessels with a length exceeding 140 metres need to use a tugboat on the Scheur between Maassluis and Rozenburg during strong tides, which is about three hours a day. Read more » Repair works at Bedok Jetty 22 Nov 2022, Singapore From 28 November 2022 to 27 May 2023, repair works will be conducted at Bedok Jetty. Read more » Marine works at North Point 22 Nov 2022, Hong Kong For approximately 17 months, marine ...

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A.P. Moller – Maersk adds Khazaen Dry Port to its global network of port calls

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has added Khazaen Dry port (KDP), part of Asyad Group, to its extensive ‘Port of Call’ network offering business transportation, container terminal, and reefer container services to easily import and export goods. Maersk is committed to designing and implementing services for its customers that offer integrated logistics solutions. KDP enjoys a strategic location closer to Maersk’s customers’ manufacturing hubs around Muscat and the gateway it opens to global markets. By adding KDP to the network of ports and offering land freight and value-added solutions to ...

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Port of Rotterdam Authority welcomes first users of the Container Exchange Route

Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG), the Delta terminal of Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT) and Kramer Group will be the first market parties to be connected to the Container Exchange Route (CER), a closed track for faster, more efficient and integrated transport of containers between locations on the Maasvlakte. Agreements with these parties were signed earlier this month. By the end of June 2022, it was already agreed with the Dutch Customs Administration to connect the State Inspection Terminal to the CER to strengthen the integrity of transports to and from ...

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Ports for People Launches Inaugural RePORT Cards for Shipping Ports

Today, Pacific Environment’s Ports for People campaign launched a new initiative to assess port progress towards zero-emission shipping.The P4P RePORT Cards aim to hold ports accountable for shipping emissions and encourage leadership towards zero-emission ports and shipping by 2040. For our inaugural Ports for People RePORT Cards, Pacific Environment selected 15 ports among the world’s top 50 container ports and other key ports in regions around the globe. The Ports for People campaign will continue to expand its reach to port communities around the world and encourage ports to accelerate ...

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Oman gives go ahead for Masirah multipurpose port

Oman to set up a multipurpose port in the Wilayat of Masirah, South Al Sharqiyah Governorate, covering an area of one million square metres, State media Oman News Agency said. Last week, Oman’s ruler Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik gave the go ahead for the project to be implemented within the 2021-2025 five-year plan. The port with a depth of 5-6 metres from the lowest level of the islands will cover a land area of about 240,000 sqm. It will include the construction of two breakwaters -the main one with a ...

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Additional tugboats for large sea-going vessels in the Scheur as crane vessel Neptune passes through

From Saturday morning, 12 November, sea-going vessels with a length exceeding 140 metres will need to use a tugboat on the Scheur between Maassluis and Rozenburg during strong tides, which is about three hours a day. The harbour master of the Port of Rotterdam Authority took this measure to ensure safe passage. Since last weekend, crane vessel Neptune has been positioned in the middle of the Scheur due to the construction of the Maasdelta tunnel. As a result, the passageway is narrow. Moreover, the excavation of the tunnel trench created ...

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