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Port of Durban collaboration powered by technology

South Africa

The meeting enables every stakeholder to be kept up to speed with daily operational plans and to address bottlenecks as the port navigates through this challenging period. The COVID-19 national...

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PortXL presents 22 promising and innovative maritime start-ups and scale-ups

Netherlands

During the digital Shakeup on 25 June, 10 maritime start-ups and 12 scale-ups presented the results of their participation in the 100-day innovation accelerator PortXL. This year marked the fifth...

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Ports of Bremen: Senate decides to provide shore power for shipping

Germany

Earlier this month, the Senate of Bremen resolved to create comprehensive additional shore power supply facilities at the ports of Bremen. As informed, the plan envisages the provision of eight...

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North Sea Port, Antwerp and Flemish government to digitise inland shipping

Belgium

North Sea Port, the Flemish government and the Port of Antwerp will collaborate to accelerate digitisation in inland shipping, in part by providing subsidies to barge operators. In a statement,...

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Antwerp to launch new digital Vessel Traffic Service

Belgium

The Port of Antwerp will launch a new Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) to make its operations safer and more efficient. In a statement, the port said it will deploy a mobile team of officers and...

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Taking Steps Toward a Sustainable Footprint

World

Sustainability is the way of the future, but it is also a reality of the now. From fuel options to water standards to air quality, ports and their tenants and partners are making big strides on...

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Ports of Auckland Seeks to Deepen Shipping Channel for Growth

New Zealand

Like many ports around the world, Auckland, New Zealand is finding itself challenged to deal with the increasing size of modern vessels.Ports of Auckland recently applied to the Auckland Council for...

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Rotterdam unveils inland shipping initiative with Hutchison

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has said the Barge Transferium Maasvlakte (BTM), its initiative with Hutchison Ports to improve inland shipping in the port area, has come into operation. In a...

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Dutch Seaports win International Award for Sustainability

Netherlands

The Dutch seaports of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Terneuzen/Vlissingen, Moerdijk, and Groningen have jointly won the ‘World Ports Sustainability Award’. They received the award for a joint project aimed...

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North Sea Port and Port of Antwerp support digitisation of inland navigation with Flemish subsidies

Belgium

The Flemish government, North Sea Port and Port of Antwerp want to encourage push barge operators to invest in push barge trackers. They are doing so by reimbursing part of the cost.Push barge...

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Gulftainer rolls out Future of Ports Startup Challenge 2020

United Arab Emirates

Port operator Gulftainer has launched the Future of Ports Startup Challenge 2020 to identify startups from across the globe with the ambition to lead the transformation of the port management and...

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German Baltic Port Enters New Ferry Era

Germany

A new era in hybrid and all-electric ship operation is getting underway in the German Baltic seaport of Kiel mid-year with the arrival of the first of a planned series of innovative commuter ferry...

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China allocates fund for Hainan free trade port

China

Shenzhen Stock Exchange says it has accepted 32 IPO applications under the pilot registration system in ChiNext China will allocate 3.5 billion yuan (US$495 million) from the central budget to...

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Antwerp launches initiative to achieve fossil-free shipping

Belgium

The Port of Antwerp has launched the FASTWATER consortium, an initiative designed to demonstrate how methanol can be used to achieve fossil-free commercial shipping. In a statement, the port said...

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Danfoss helps mega-port to become hybrid electric

Singapore

Danfoss and a group of Singapore-based companies have inked an agreement to deliver the mega-port’s first newbuild fast launch with a marine electric propulsion system.The...