Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Inland Ports’ association EFIP celebrates 20th anniversary and launches new logo

Inland Ports’ association EFIP celebrates 20th anniversary and launches new logo
The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) celebrated its 20th anniversary on 1 October 2014 with a reception in the Salle des Glaces of the Parliament of the Region of Brussels. The event, which was organised in cooperation with the Port of Brussels, attracted more than 150 guests from all over...
October 2nd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inland Ports elect Hans-Peter Hadorn as new EFIP President

Inland Ports elect Hans-Peter Hadorn as new EFIP President
Hans-Peter Hadorn Brussels,  01 October 2014 – The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) has elected Hans-Peter Hadorn, the CEO of Port of Switzerland (Basel) as its new President. He succeeds Jean-Louis Jérôme, Director of the Port of Strasbourg, who had held the presidency since 2012. EFIP...
October 1st, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, HR, Inland Waterways, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment Report Published (MMO1073)

Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment Report Published (MMO1073)
An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South...
September 24th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Construction, Environment, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daydreaming helmsman blamed for ship grounding

Daydreaming helmsman blamed for ship grounding
The grounding of cargo ship Bosphorus in Brisbane River, Australia, on October 29 last year was the result of the helmsman becoming ‘zoned out’ and disengaged, and his failure to follow instructions, a report found.Zoe Reynolds writes: (source: IHS Maritime 360) Poor crew and pilotage safety...
September 24th, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Germany, Kiel Canal SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS AT TUAS VIEW Singapore, Jurong Port RECLAMATION, SAND RE-HANDLING & SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore, Jurong Port CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL JETTY Singapore, Singapore BUNKER UPDATE...
September 19th, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lilaas engages Imtra for North American distribution

Lilaas engages Imtra for North American distribution
Lilaas Managing Director Øyvind Lilaas (left) and Alex Larsen, Imtra VP Commercial Sales, shake hands on the deal that is expected to open up the North American market to Lilaas controls Strong prospects in the North American marine equipment market have triggered a new importation and distribution...
September 19th, 2014 | Canals, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
LOADING ARM MAINTENANCE AT GAS JETTY United Kingdom, Immingham SHIP TO SHIP OPERATIONS & BOAT SERVICES TO RESUME Oman, Salalah Port REPAIRS AND CONSTRUCTION AT SENTOSA COVE Singapore, Singapore Loading arm maintenance at gas jetty September 18, 2014, United Kingdom,...
September 18th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technical | Read More

ABP Observatory set to showcase Humber Estuary as vital trade route…

ABP Observatory set to showcase Humber Estuary as vital trade route…
ABP Director Humber John Fitzgerald and Cllr Mick Burnett officially open the ABP Observatory at the Cleethorpes Discovery Centre (image courtesy of Walton Media) ABP Observatory set to showcase Humber Estuary as vital trade route and wildlife habitat A brand new facility at the Cleethorpes Discovery...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New invention from Royal HaskoningDHV ends traffic congestion caused by bridge openings

New invention from Royal HaskoningDHV ends traffic congestion caused by bridge openings
Open Haringvliet Bridge in the Netherlands to allow sailing boats to pass. (c) Royal HaskoningDHV A major road bridge with no need to open because ships ‘submerge’ under it – this is the new Tilting Lock invented by Dutch engineers at Royal HaskoningDHV Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 10 September...
September 12th, 2014 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, News | Read More

Box Clever – Container Forum at Intermodal Europe 2014

Box Clever – Container Forum at Intermodal Europe 2014
Jaco Hooij business unit director Den Hartogh- Liquid Logistics Following news in July of an increase in global container trade*,  a shipping container forum looking at innovations in the container industry and the challenges facing tank container operations has been announced to take place at Intermodal...
August 19th, 2014 | Breaking News, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

New figures show Port of Southampton contributes £990m to the UK economy

New figures show Port of Southampton contributes £990m to the UK economy
Port of Southampton; view from above… A new independent report has revealed the scale of the contribution made by Associated British Port’s (ABP) Port of Southampton both to the regional and national economy. The latest statistics from consultants Arup show that the port contributes £990 million...
July 18th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CANAL – a new limited edition fragrance…

CANAL – a new limited edition fragrance…
Canal the Panama Canal Fragance CANAL – a new limited edition fragrance specially blended for the Panama Canal centenary,  By Maria Dixon With the slogan “100 years of history in a fragrance” and to commemorate the centenary of this engineering wonder of the 20th century, once more the Panama...
July 18th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Consumers Market, Fashion, Inland Waterways, Maritime Gifts, News, People and Places, Shopping, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABP Humber welcomes new Port Manager for Hull & Goole

ABP Humber welcomes new Port Manager for Hull & Goole
Mark Frith, ABP Port Manager, Hull & Goole The management team of Associated British Ports (ABP) Humber has been strengthened following the appointment of Mark Frith to the post of Port Manager Hull & Goole.  The move comes after a significant restructure for ABP on the Humber, which recently...
July 17th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Billingsport and Tinicum Range dredging July 16, 2014, United States, Delaware River Dredging operations conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company begin at Billingsport Range and Tinicum Range on the Delaware River on July 15, 2014, and continue until September 15, 2014. During this operation...
July 16th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Ground breaking for Common User Facility at London Gateway Logistics Park

Ground breaking for Common User Facility at London Gateway Logistics Park
Ground Breaking Ceremony for The Common User Facility at London Gateway Logisitics Park 15th July 2014 – London Gateway, London: A ground breaking ceremony held at the London Gateway Logistics Park, has officially kicked off the construction of the 386, 102 sq ft Common User Facility (CUF). The...
July 15th, 2014 | Events, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JULY 2014 DRAFT REDUCED DUE TO MONSOON & SILTATION India, New Mangalore VESSEL ENTRY ENTRY/DEPARTURE RESTRICTED Argentina, Necochea World Holidays: 13-26 July 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the...
July 12th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
USCG Safety Zones: Firework Events July 02, 2014, United States, Delaware River The US Coast Guard has issued a Temporary Final Rule establishing a safety zone on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA on July 5, 2014 from 2100 hours to 2200 hours. The safety zones will restrict vessel traffic on...
July 2nd, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, all ports – Conditions of entry for vessels from Nigeria * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine site investigation SE of River Trade Terminal DATE: June 17, 2014 COUNTRY: United States PORT:...
June 17th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Merseyside opens its doors to the global shipping community

Merseyside opens its doors to the global shipping community
Merseyside’s maritime sector has thrown open its doors to welcome the international shipping sector as the Maritime, Logistics & Energy thematic of the International Festival for Business begins this week. Speaking on board the three-masted Tall Ship Kathleen and May, berthed in Albert Dock on...
June 10th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, Shipping Centers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Turkey, Bosporus – Fog at Bosporus * Brazil, all ports – Possible stevedores’ strike * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 09/06/14 DATE: June 09, 2014 COUNTRY: Turkey PORT: Bosporus Fog...
June 9th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Canada, Vancouver – Possible tug strike (Update: 4 June 2014) * India, Kandla – Exemption from priority berth hire charges * Australia, all ports – Pilotage & conservancy fees to increase *...
June 4th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, Mumbai – Monsoon season: availability of anchorages * India, Mumbai – Cold moves during monsoon season * Singapore, Jurong Port – Jetty construction off Stolthaven Terminal * Thailand, all...
May 21st, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Namibia, all ports – New rule for temporary import of vessels * United States, New York, NewYork – Restrictions & closures during Fleet Week 2014 * Singapore, all ports – Garbage collection...
May 19th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Sabine, Texas – Sabine/Neches waterway closures for Riverfest * United Arab Emirates, Dubai – Flights to airport reduced for runway works * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 01/05/2014 DATE:...
May 1st, 2014 | Aviation, Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Prologis and DP World Announce Joint Venture at London Gateway Logistics Park

Prologis and DP World Announce Joint Venture at London Gateway Logistics Park
– 316, 000 square foot distribution centre to be built with port, road and rail connectivity – – Building to be complete by spring 2015 –  Prologis, the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced the formation of a 50 / 50 joint venture...
April 30th, 2014 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More