Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

A remarkable maritime heritage in the central European city of Košice…

A remarkable maritime heritage in the central European city of Košice…
Košice city view A remarkable maritime heritage in the central European city of Košice, a Slovakian destination now directly accessible by air from London,  By James Brewer One of central Europe’s cultural and business centres, hundreds of kilometres from the sea, has a close association with one...
January 7th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Supporting* the inland waterways and canal touring – a lovers world!

Supporting* the inland waterways and canal touring – a lovers world!
Contemplating from the sunny family house seaside veranda, sipping my home-made masticha liquor, on the places and events as well as experiences of 2013 – and before, my mind flew back to Amsterdam, a city rich in maritime culture and of course one of the cities of love to all… intents and purposes,...
December 31st, 2013 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Inland Waterways, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Myanmar champions river cruising as it builds on shipping traditions

Myanmar champions river cruising as it builds on shipping traditions
One of the Paukan vessels of Ayravata Cruises Myanmar champions river cruising as it builds on shipping traditions,  By James Brewer River vessels with a Scottish pedigree are providing “boutique cruises” in Myanmar (known informally to many people as Burma), as the country takes advantage of its...
December 30th, 2013 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | 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: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Long waiting times at locks * United States, Delaware River – Marcus Hook Range dredging operations * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Capsize of cruiser – lessons learned * Bunker...
December 9th, 2013 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

High profile conference summit at Intermodal Asia 2014

High profile conference summit at Intermodal Asia 2014
  Important container shipping and supply chain topics will be addressed during free-to-attend conference sessions at the Intermodal Asia 2014 exhibition and conference, which takes place from 1-3 April 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Centre. Key speakers will tackle important issues during...
December 6th, 2013 | Associations, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Over 90% of the exhibition space already booked for Intermodal Asia 2014

Over 90% of the exhibition space already booked for Intermodal Asia 2014
  Conference sessions will be fundamental for Intermodal Asia 2014 The first ever Intermodal Asia exhibition and conference will take place at the Shanghai World Expo Centre from 1-3 April 2014 and, with over 90% of the exhibition space already booked, it is all set to be a very successful...
November 15th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

BIFA reveals category finalists in freight services awards 2013

BIFA reveals category finalists in freight services awards 2013
  Twenty-five years after the launch of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Freight Service Awards, stage one of the judging competition is complete and the category finalists are now known. The finalists in the nine award categories are as follows: General categories: Environment...
November 12th, 2013 | Awards, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | 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 Kingdom, Grangemouth – Petrochemical plant to close * United States, all ports – Customs and Border Protection system issues * Philippines, all ports – Changes to air traffic control radar...
October 23rd, 2013 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

From Father Thames’ Waverley evening Cruise…

From Father Thames’ Waverley  evening Cruise…
The Classic Annual Evening Cruise onboard the last Sea-Going Paddle Steamer in the World, The “Waverley”,  took place last Friday – one of the most lovely weather-wise evenings ever experienced! RINA London Branch with its spearheads Jonathan Morley and Peter Jenkins  and over 80 new and old...
October 9th, 2013 | Charity, Events, IMarEST, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Kathrin Obst to Become New EFIP Director

Kathrin Obst to Become New EFIP Director
Kathrin Obst Kathrin Obst has been appointed as the new Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). She succeeds Isabelle Ryckbost, who took on the position of Secretary General at ESPO this summer. Kathrin Obst comes with a solid background in EU policy making and transport. She worked...
September 19th, 2013 | European Union, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

STC Group purchases NAUTIS Simulator Classroom for Egyptian River Transport Authorities

STC Group purchases NAUTIS Simulator Classroom for Egyptian River Transport Authorities
Rotterdam/Caïro, July 10th 2013 –  The Egyptian River Transport Authorities (RTA), receiving party in The Netherlands Initiative for Capacity development in Higher Education project funded by the Netherlands, and STC Group as delivering party, purchased a classroom of NAUTIS Desktop Simulators to...
July 10th, 2013 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical | Read More

Port of Antwerp joins the European Federation of Inland Ports

Port of Antwerp joins the European Federation of Inland Ports
Isabelle Ryckbost At its meeting in Vlissingen, the members of EFIP officially endorsed the membership of the Port of Antwerp.  Antwerp is more than the second largest European sea port. With an inland waterway throughput of almost 90 million tons, Antwerp has also an important inland port function....
April 23rd, 2013 | Inland Waterways | Read More

SMSLLC to assist ATRCO on TSMR

SMSLLC to assist ATRCO on TSMR
Noboru Ueda and Bill Mahoney SMSLLC to help leading tug and barge operator to prepare for new Towing Safety Management Regulation. Washington D.C. – Safety Management Systems LLC announced on April 18, 2013 that it has won a contract from American River Transportation Company (ARTCO) to assist the...
April 22nd, 2013 | Inland Waterways, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Massive illegal outflows of oil are hitting Nigeria as abject poverty wracks the masses – how far can shipping and oil companies address the crisis through corporate social responsibility, asks London meeting of Afrimari network

Massive illegal outflows of oil are hitting Nigeria as abject poverty wracks the masses – how far can shipping and oil companies address the  crisis through corporate social responsibility, asks London meeting of Afrimari network
Captain Eddie Agbakoba, Joseph Croft and Jonathan Bearman Massive illegal outflows of oil are hitting Nigeria as abject poverty wracks the masses – how far can shipping and oil companies address the  crisis through corporate social responsibility, asks London meeting of Afrimari network, By James...
March 27th, 2013 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Defense, Energy, Environment, Finance, Health and Safety, IMO, Inland Waterways, Jobs, Military, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Oil Spill, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

ISS advises of St. Lawrence Seaway Tolls increase in Canada

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising of a three per cent increase in St. Lawrence Seaway tolls in Canada for the 2013 shipping season. The increase by The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation will be the first rise in five years and will...
March 19th, 2013 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Digging to stop waters of key inland European shipping route from overflowing: River Waal project is launched

Digging to stop waters of key inland European shipping route from overflowing: River Waal project is launched
River Waal is to be tamed. Digging to stop waters of key inland European shipping route from overflowing: River Waal project is launched, By James Brewer One of most important waterway safety projects in Europe is underway, seeking to regulate the flow of the River Waal, the largest branch of the Rhine....
February 12th, 2013 | Inland Waterways, News | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world.   In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:   * Germany, Kiel Canal – Repair works interrupted – Brunsbuttel lock back in  operation   * United Kingdom, Leith – Holiday period lock closure   * India, Paradip – SPM permissible...
December 21st, 2012 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European Inland Ports look at ways to unleash the potential of inland waterway transport

European Inland Ports look at ways to unleash the potential of inland waterway transport
Isabelle Ryckbost, EFIP’s director The European Federation of inland ports has listed different ideas in view of giving inland waterway transport and inland ports the role and future it deserves. EFIP’s responds to the working document – the text after this praamble (see  “Towards...
August 6th, 2012 | European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Open letter to the European Council: 32 billion EURO the best “MOVE” towards economic growth

Open letter to the European Council: 32 billion EURO the best “MOVE” towards economic growth
Isabelle Ryckbost This letter was send to us by  Isabelle Ryckbost, the Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP)         We quote same to you in full: We, European transport organisations, representing European maritime and inland port authorities, airport operators,...
June 28th, 2012 | European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: India, New Mangalore – Channel draft restriction DATE: May 10, 2012 – COUNTRY: India – PORT: New Mangalore – Channel draft restriction New Mangalore Port Trust has imposed a draft restriction...
May 10th, 2012 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Saab ensures maritime safety on Dutch waterways

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Dutch authority Rijkswaterstaat regarding delivery of the AIS automatic identification system. The system will increase safety on the Dutch waterways. March 26, 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) The contract means that Saab will provide the complete...
March 26th, 2012 | Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Pisa joins five European capitals to enhance the role of inland waterway transport for urban freight supply and distribution

Pisa joins five European capitals to enhance the role of inland waterway transport for urban freight supply and distribution
on a l to r basis: Karin de Schepper, Director General, Inland Navigation Europe; Moniker Unterholtzner, Chief Operating Officer, Port of Vienna; Peter Stäblein, MD, Port of Berlin; Brigitte Grouwels, Minister, Brussels-Capital Region; David Gay, Councillor, Municipality of Pisa; Marco Magnorosa,...
March 16th, 2012 | Events, Inland Waterways | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – River closed after collision and oil spill United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Safety Zone:  LMR MM 135 to MM 140 Singapore, Singapore –...
February 17th, 2012 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The position of the European Federation of Inland Ports on the Proposals of the European Commission for the review of the TEN-T –

 – The position of the European Federation of Inland Ports on the Proposals of the European Commission for the review of the TEN-T – Provided by Mrs.Isabelle Ryckbost, Director European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). EFIP acknowledges that it is the first time that Europe’s infrastructure...
February 8th, 2012 | European Union, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU Support Available For Mature Projects on Port and Hinterland Infrastructure

On 31 January, the TEN-T Executive Agency (TEN-T EA) organised a TEN-T info day in Brussels to provide guidance to stakeholders wishing to apply for support from the TEN-T programme under the 2011 TEN-T Annual Call.  The call for proposals was launched early January by the European Commission following...
February 3rd, 2012 | Environment, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More