Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga
One of the four Volga-Don max ships Volga Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding) on Wednesday, April 25, held a ceremonial opening of the navigation season on the Upper Volga river. A convoy of four Volga-Don max ships and four pusher tugs towing deck cargo barges have transited the Gorodetsky hydrosystem...
April 25th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Apr-2018 DOCKING/UNDOCKING RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER BACK IN SERVICE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE DRAFTS IN SWELL CONDITIONS Port Botany, Australia AIR DRAFT RESTRICTION Port Botany, Australia INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong Docking/undocking...
April 24th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates
Keep up-to-date with the Intermodal Events We want to make sure you are kept up-to-date about Intermodal Europe and Intermodal Asia: from the latest news, to who is exhibiting and speaking, to industry trends and innovations and much more… Due to changes in Data Protection Law (know as GDPR), from...
April 18th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –
One of the pontoons being lifted into the water MAJOR MARINE FABRICATION RETURNS TO SOUTHAMPTON Marine engineering services firm SMS is midway through a significant contract for Woods’ Silver Fleet to build three huge pontoons for the Thames.  The works amount to circa 750 tonnes of fully fabricated...
April 16th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck and let’s hope thing go for the better as trade wars might make it uncomfortable for shipping companies; John Faraclas daily market briefing and Geopolitics recap: The Capes gained 20 points since yesterday and the BCI now stands at 1,129 points…...
March 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Tourism | Read More

EFIP’s position on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in light of MFF discussions

EFIP’s position on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in light of MFF discussions
19 March 2018 – On 16 March 2018, the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) agreed during its General Assembly hosted by the Port of Seville (Spain) on its position towards the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme. This position paper serves as input for the ongoing discussions on CEF...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow
Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow in Shanghai and will provide a three-day platform for the global intermodal industry to connect, do business and discuss market trends. Online registration is now closed but you can register for free on arrival to the event from 9am or register via WeChat  Over...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

EFIP members meet in Seville (ES) and discuss the strength of seagoing inland ports

EFIP members meet in Seville (ES) and discuss the strength of seagoing inland ports
Roland Hörner, the EFIP President On 16 March 2018, EFIP members gathered in Seville (Spain) for their annual General Assembly meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Port of Seville, located in the heart of the metropolitan area of Seville. On the occasion of the event, Angel Pulido Hernández, the...
March 16th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Mar-2018 EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE LINDA Queensland, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey CIVIL UNREST, CURFEW IN FORCE Panama Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Queensland, Australia At 9am AEST today (Wednesday 14 March), Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda was located in the Coral...
March 14th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Mar-2018 SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF WOODLANDS WATERFRONT PARK Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Soil investigation work off Woodlands Waterfront Park Thursday, March 8, 2018, Singapore Soil investigation work is underway until 5 September off Woodlands Waterfront Park. According...
March 8th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market
… The adoption of digital technologies is now increasing within the global container shipping industry as new technologies prove themselves to offer greater visibility, overcoming the current challenges of poor data, information silos and high costs being faced by the industry.  The ‘New Technologies...
March 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY AT PORT Port Klang, Malaysia 70 STRAY CARGO CONTAINER POSE THREAT TO MARINERS North Carolina, United States Temporary closure of landing steps Monday, March 5, 2018, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 & 2 of Central Pier...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early
The M/V Kapitan Kanatov On March 2, the M/V Kapitan Kanatov set out on her first voyage having marked the beginning of the 2018 navigation season for Volga Shipping JSC (a shipping asset of UCL Holding). The ship (Project RSD44) laden with 5,200 tonnes of grain is en route from the Port of Rostov-on-Don...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Port Conditions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Feb-2018 TERMINATION OF EXTENDED PORT FACILITIES AND LIGHT DUES INCENTIVE SCHEME Hong Kong REINSTATEMENT OF LIGHT BUOYS  Hong Kong Termination of Extended Port Facilities and Light Dues Incentive Scheme Friday, February 23, 2018, Hong Kong The Extended Port Facilities...
February 23rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong LOCK STILL CLOSED AWAITING ASSESSMENT OF COLLISION DAMAGE Kiel Canal, Germany BANKS & PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia SANCTIONS AGAINST THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (DPRK) United Arab Emirates Temporary Loading...
February 21st, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland
RGW Express, the Polish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), is increasing its presence in Poland. Earlier this month, the company – with its offices in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland – moved to a larger facility in Warsaw, which is now fully operational. The...
February 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING  Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India
From left: Capt Malcolm Parrott is pictured with executives of the Patsloke Group Mr Karan Chhabra, Mr Milind Koltey and Mr K Srinivas Patnaik (MD & CEO of TMG Asia and Patsloke Marine) at the Assam Advantage summit The Government of Assam has invited The Maritime Group (International) to provide...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

EFIP welcomes the Port of Genk as new member

EFIP welcomes the Port of Genk as new member
EFIP President, Roland Hörner 6 February 2018 – EFIP is delighted to welcome Haven Genk NV / Port of Genk (Belgium) as a new member. “Haven Genk is a privately owned, tri-modal inland terminal that provides a one-stop shop for logistic services through all transport modes (road – rail –...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance
The Neva Leader North Western Shipping Company carried 5.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 3.5% Y-o-Y The volume of waterborne freight transported by PAO North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding) between January and December 2017, increased by 3.5%, year-on-year to 5.8 million tonnes. Of...
January 30th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels
Ms Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria, during her welcome speech The Following is the full account of this unique conference and includes the letter of thanks to to those participating, speakers and readers; the second part includes all the conference’s...
January 29th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More