According to Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC), Brunswick port is back in operation, after the Golden Ray cargo ship capsized. Vessels will temporarily be evaluated on a case-by-case basis before travelling through the area. Authorities are still assessing how to remove the vessel, which is stuck on St Simons Sound.
Malaysian marine pilots alert that the planned construction and operation of an LNG terminal, located near the Port Klang that handles many passengers daily, would impact public and port safety. The terminal is expected to be completed in 2022.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was pressured from the UK Parliament to publish the ‘Yellohammer contingency plan’ which presents the projected impact of a no-deal Brexit on the British economy and transport system.
China is the Port of Hamburg’s largest trading partner, with the Port being China’s Gateway to Europe for Chinese products, and at the same time as the German export trade’s gateway to the Far East. In 2018, the Port of Hamburg handled around 2.6 million TEU or standard containers for the China Trade.
The energy transition and digitisation are the two strategic challenges facing large industrial ports. In addition, the EU can offer port authorities and industrial clusters significant incentives to achieve the transition toward the CO2-neutral ports of the future. For this reason, Antwerp and Rotterdam Port Authorities will organise a joint event for European policy makers, with contributions from experts from the world of science, industry and logistics.
On 12 September, the Indian Prime Minister inaugurated India’s second riverine Multi Modal terminal, built at Sahibganj in Jharkhand, in the eastern part of the country. Built within a record time of two years, this is the second of the three Multi Modal Terminals on river Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project.
New figures published by the ports industry present the hidden scale of the industry across the UK. As well as being key trading gateways, handling 95% of UK trade, ports are also the base of the entire marine economy and are increasingly supporting other types of valuable economic activity, such as leisure, fishing, offshore energy and marine aggregates.
Sharing figures for the month of August, the US Port of Long Beach said it saw the fifth-busiest August in its 108-year history, handling a total of 663,992 TEUs. However, this represents a 2.3% decrease in its cargo movement compared to August 2018.
H-Energy Global, Indian natural gas company, signed a Port Service Agreement (PSA) with Kakinada Seaports Limited (KSPL), for the development of an LNG regasification and reloading terminal at Kakinada Port on India’s East Coast.
Eagle Terminals Corpus Christi LLC received its fist vessel at its new dock on the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on Wednesday, September 11. LLC is a joint initiative between Plains All American Pipeline and Enterprise Products Partners LP.
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