Ships & Ports

PSA Thailand establishing JV to operate rebranded Thai Prosperity Terminal

PSA Thailand establishing JV to operate rebranded Thai Prosperity Terminal

PSA Thailand has teamed up with SCG Logistics Management Company Limited to invest in the development and operation of the Thai Prosperity Terminal in Thailand, which...

India to test using LNG to power fishing boats

India to test using LNG to power fishing boats

India is set to test using liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power fishing boats ahead of stricter international rules on marine fuel emissions next year, in a move that...

60 killed in Tanzania fuel tanker explosion

Death toll from Tanzania fuel truck blast rises to 82 

The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania at the weekend has climbed to 82 after seven more people died from their injuries, a hospital official said...

Israeli’s flight attendant dies of measles caught on New York flight

Israeli’s flight attendant dies of measles caught on New York flight

A flight attendant of Israeli flag carrier El Al has died, about five months after contracting measles during a flight from the U.S. city of New York. The attendant,...

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Hyundai Merchant Marine narrows loss despite challenges

South Korean shipping giant Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has managed to reduce its half-year loss in 2019 by over 40 percent, despite challenging market conditions and...

Canada moves to reduce bottlenecks at Montréal port

Canada moves to reduce bottlenecks at Montréal port

The Government of Canada has announced a new investment of CAD 18.5 million (about USD 14 million) for a project to increase transport efficiency, capacity, and security...

Australia on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter

Australia on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter

Australia could soon surpass Qatar as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and...

Import documents falsification and the Nigerian economy

Container volumes rise at Spanish ports 

A total of 284.5 million tons of shipments were handled at the Spanish ports in the first half (January-June) of 2019, up 2% from a year earlier. General cargo accounted...

Fire guts six containers on APL ship

Fire guts six containers on APL ship

Half a dozen containers have been damaged in a fire aboard the 10,106 TEU containership APL Le Havre off the coast of Gujarat, India. According to media reports, citing...

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Scrubbers will aid global CO2 reduction — Study

Using scrubbers while burning residual fuels would help reduce global CO2 levels, a new study published by Norwegian researchers confirmed. The continued use of heavy...

Gibraltar detains oil supertanker heading to Syria

UK disagrees with Iran on release of seized tanker 

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so...

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BPE scores terminal operators at Apapa port high

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has expressed satisfaction at the level of compliance with the post-acquisition plan by all the concessionaires at the Lagos Port...

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