Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Vessels for the Future – new research association to spur maritime transport’s competitiveness

Vessels for the Future – new research association to spur maritime transport’s competitiveness
Dr Pierre C. Sames from DNV GL introduced the Vessels for the Future initiative at the European Shipping Week in Brussels (Source: ESW) Brussels, 3 March 2015 – Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond, both maritime and inland waterways will be under ever increasing pressure, as we use them for transport,...
March 3rd, 2015 | Energy, Environment, Inland Waterways, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 1-14 March 2015 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Wed 4 Mar – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) Thu 5 Mar – Medin Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka) Fri 6 Mar – Ghana Independence Day Sun 8 Mar – Women’s Day Sun 8...
February 28th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
River levels decreasing February 26, 2015, Argentina, all ports River levels in Argentina are currently decreasing and they are expected to continue over the coming week. The bottleneck remains in the River Plate access channel, where the maximum recommended sailing draft us 10.51 metres fw. Shippers...
February 26th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maersk triple-E vessel breaks record for largest ship to sail on Thames during DP world London GAteway call

Maersk triple-E vessel breaks record for largest ship to sail on Thames during DP world London GAteway call
18, 300 TEU Munkebo Maersk calls just months after Edith Maersk London, UK, 26th February 2015:– The Munkebo Maersk became the largest ship to ever sail up the River Thames as it called at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s newest deep-sea port hub today. The 399 metre long, 60 metre wide, 195,...
February 26th, 2015 | Container shipping, Containers, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABP announces new-look Marine department on the Humber

ABP announces new-look Marine department on the Humber
image courtesy of ABP/David Lee Photography – see at the end of the news for th caption* Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced changes within its marine department on the Humber, which will allow an improved service from a newly consolidated team. Capt Phil Cowing has taken up the newly created...
February 25th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015
The world’s growing appetite for food and drink, as well as many other temperature sensitive products such as photographic film, chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs,  has increased the need for more efficient and ecological methods of storage and shipping in the cold store chain sector. Intermodal...
February 24th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Emissions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Security personnel signing on/off February 20, 2015, South Africa, Cape Town Immigration authorities at Cape Town have issued a directive stating that security personnel being presented as crew can prove they is a bona fide crew member by producing a valid seaman’s book and valid passport, and...
February 20th, 2015 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2015: Your industry will be attending, will you?

Intermodal Asia 2015: Your industry will be attending, will you?
Intermodal Asia is coming to Shanghai this March   Intermodal Asia is the world-leading exhibition and conference for the container, transport and logistics industry. Between 24-26 March 2015 at the SWEECC Shanghai, thousands of industry professionals will come together...
February 20th, 2015 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Rhode Island Pilotage Restrictions February 19, 2015, United States, Providence, Rhode Island Due to significant ice accumulation in the region, until further notice all vessel transits inbound/outbound Providence, Davisville, and Mount Hope Bay will be DAYLIGHT only, and scheduled as below:. Pilot...
February 19th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
ICE CONDITION II: Steel Hull Restrictions update February 18, 2015, United States, Delaware River The Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay is notifying mariners that Ice Condition II has been modified to expand STEEL HULL RESTRICTIONS in the Delaware River. There have been reports of ice formation...
February 18th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Wärtsilä and Cryonorm to develop advanced LNGPac fuel system for Inland Waterway market

Wärtsilä and Cryonorm to develop advanced LNGPac fuel system for Inland Waterway market
The Wärtsilä LNGPac system. Wärtsilä Corporation, 16 February 2015 at 10 am EET – An agreement has been reached between Wärtsilä and Cryonorm Systems BV, the Netherlands based developer and supplier of cryogenic vaporizers, to form a consortium to deliver LNG systems for the Inland Waterway...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New aids to navigation in Barranquilla

New aids to navigation in Barranquilla
Colombia’s National Maritime Authority, DIMAR, has renewed the maritime beaconing in Barranquilla (Colombia). Almarin has carried out the supply and installation of twenty eight buoys for the Magdalena river and eight shore based beacons. Included in this project were four buoys for the neighboring...
February 13th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2015: Hear the Current Trends, See the Latest Products and Do Business

Intermodal Asia 2015: Hear the Current Trends, See the Latest Products and Do Business
ntermodal Asia is coming to Shanghai this March Intermodal Asia is a global showcase of the container, transport and logistics industry. The event is returning to Shanghai for its second year, with bigger exhibition space, more exhibitors, more content-driven conference sessions and...
February 11th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Chartering, Consumers Market, Containers, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Open letter on the Commission proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Fund for Strategic Investments

Open letter on the Commission proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Fund for Strategic Investments
Kathrin Obst Brussels, 11 February 2015 – The undersigned stakeholder associations highlight the important need for investment in transport infrastructure. In the TEN-T Guidelines, the European Parliament and Member States have agreed on a policy that is to guide decisions as to which transport...
February 11th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marinas, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Shipping Centers | Read More

Secretary of State for Transport visits DP World London Gateway…

Secretary of State for Transport visits DP World London Gateway…
Patrick McLoughlin, Secretary of State for Transport overlooking Berth Three Secretary of State for Transport visits DP World London Gateway as port announces plans to build third deep-sea berth London, UK, Tuesday 10th February 2015: DP World London Gateway has announced plans to move forward with...
February 10th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ground-breaking ceremony marks start of work…

Ground-breaking ceremony marks start of work…
l to r: M. Sharaf, DP World Group Chief Executive; J.M. Bin Thaniah, Non-Executive Director and Vice Chairman for DP World; H. Moghadam, Prologis Chairman and CEO; S. Moore, CEO DP World London Gateway Ground-breaking ceremony marks start of work on joint venture between DP World and Prologis London,...
February 6th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Construction, Events, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
CONSTRUCTION OF THE TUEN MUN–CHEK LAP KOK LINK Hong Kong, Hong Kong Construction of the Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok Link February 05, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately 20 months, marine works for construction of the southern connection of the Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok...
February 5th, 2015 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?

Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?
Join thousands of container, transport and logistics professionals in Shanghai this March for Asia’s leading intermodal event.Need a reason to visit Intermodal Asia? Well we’ll give you 10… 1. Source new business from over 170+ marketing leading Exhibiting...
February 5th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ESPO News Monthly Overview – January 2015

ESPO News Monthly Overview – January 2015
Port of the Month: The Free Port of Riga 30-01-2015 This month, our featured port is Riga, which, amongst other things, discusses the importance of the cruise industry to the port, and the latest developments in the port’s major relocation project, the Krievu Sala project. Read more…   ESPO...
January 30th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Join the Intermodal Asia Experience

Join the Intermodal Asia Experience
Three days. Multiple events. One unique business platform…   Intermodal Asia 2015 will provide the most important meeting point of the year for any professional in the global container, transport and logistics industry. Following the fantastic success of the...
January 27th, 2015 | Aviation, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18-31 JANUARY 2015 LOCK CHAMBER OUT OF SERVICE AFTER COLLISION Germany, Kiel Canal RECLAMATION AT TUAS VIEW Singapore, Singapore World Holidays: 18-31 January 2015 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming...
January 17th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2015, Shanghai: 10 week countdown

Intermodal Asia 2015, Shanghai: 10 week countdown
10 weeks and counting…   The countdown has begun to Intermodal Asia 2015 – your Global Container, Transport and Logistics Event There‘s something for everyone From shipping lines, to containers, to railways, to ports, to logistics and much more:...
January 14th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
CANAL TRANSIT WAITING TIMES Germany, Kiel Canal Canal transit waiting times January 11, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to adverse weather conditions, vessels wishing to transit the Kiel Canal are facing waiting times of about 16 hours at Kiel-Holtenau and about 12 hours at...
January 11th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
PUBLIC HOLIDAY FOR EID-EL-MAULUD Nigeria, all ports MARINE WORKS WEST OF TSING YI Hong Kong, Hong Kong CONSTRUCTION OF SEAWATER INTAKE CULVERT Hong Kong, Hong Kong DIVING SURVEY AT SINKI FAIRWAY Singapore, Singapore TOWAGE VOLUME BASED SURCHARGE TO RISE Australia, Eden POOR...
December 31st, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Safety Zone for New Year Fireworks December 22, 2014, United States, Delaware River To mitigate the risks associated with a fireworks display, the Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Delaware River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The safety zone will be...
December 22nd, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More