- Port of Kiel bids farewell to Knud Sörensen
- BIMCO and CIRM propose software maintenance standard for shipping
- Survitec Group goes global by adding extra engineers to lifeboat servicing programme
- Seaspan Shipyards and the Government of Canada Celebrate the Launch of the First Large Vessel
- Port of Québec proposes construction of a container terminal
- Duncan Dunn appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman
- Kongsberg Digital acquires a share of NSG Digital
- New appointments strengthen Mech-Tool Engineering
- MJM Group secures first drydock contract in China
- EURONAV opts for SERTICA Fleet Management
Ports and Harbours
Port of Singapore sustained its performance in 2016 despite significant issues in the maritime industry.
The first stage of construction at the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development is now underway with the appointment of VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge.
The Port of Milford Haven has completed the acquisition of the site at Wards Yard, Castle Pill.
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has greatly expanded its European business with Team Tankers International with a new port agency contract across the region.
On the morning of 2 January 2017, Sif loaded its first monopile on board a sea-going vessel. The ship in question is the Innovation, a heavy-lift jack-up vessel owned by Geosea, part of the Belgian DEME Group. It was also the first job handled at the new section of Maasvlakte 2’s deep-sea quay (port number 8317).
The new SCA Terminal was officially inaugurated during a reception on November 11th at the Port of Kiel’s Ostuferhafen.
“The new terminal is a milestone in the development of the Port of Kiel”, said federal state capital Lord Mayor Dr Ulf Kämpfer. “I congratulate all those involved in the successful establishment of this enterprise, which will bring added economic clout as well as more jobs to Kiel.”
The port authorities of Antwerp, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Le Havre and Bremen/ Bremerhaven have come out in strong support of the submissions to designate the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as Nitrogen Emission Control Areas (NECA) by 2021.