Sort by:

Filter by:

BIMCO adopts STM-clause to facilitate just-in-time port calls

Often charter parties allocate risks in a way that creates a conflict between economic and environmental efficiency. To address this issue, STM and BIMCO were working to encourage the exchange of information under the STM concept while also permitting parties to agree on a contractual arrangement.

Port of Rotterdam doubles contribution to GDP of Netherlands

 ‘The Rotterdam effect – Impact of Mainport Rotterdam on the Dutch economy’ is a study conducted by Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), commissioned by the Port Authority of Rotterdam which indicates that €45.6 billion or 6.2% of the added value of the Netherlands is due to the Port of Rotterdam.

Aqaba terminal transforms into a transport and logistics hub

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in Jordan is making strong progress in its transformation into a transport and logistics hub for the Levant region. This is being driven by improvements in infrastructure, capacity and digital systems spearheaded by the container port.

DP World, Rupert Port reach 1 Million TEU

The Port of Prince Rupert and DP World reached a record of  1 million TEU as Fairview Container Terminal for the first time in a calendar year. During its first full year in operation in 2008, Fairview Terminal moved a modest 182,523 TEUs. 

EU Council approves agreement on port reception facilities

Following announcement that the European Parliament and Council have reached a political agreement on the new measures to reduce marine litter, the Council also endorsed a reform which is expected to ensure the provision of adequate waste reception facilities in ports and clarify the rules to make sure member states interpret them in a more uniform manner.

IMO’s simulation exercises to improve port security

IMO and the Organization of American States Inter American Committee Against Terrorism (OAS-CICTE) jointly delivered pilot simulation exercises during a workshop on port and maritime security, which was held in Panama City, on December 13 and 14.

THE Alliance: Over 249 container ships to cover 76 ports in 2019

Announcing the details of their revamped service network for 2019, THE Alliance, comprising Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, MOL, NYK, and Yang Ming, said it will cover 76 ports in Asia, Europe including Mediterranean, North and Central America, the Middle East, Red Sea and Indian Subcontinent, with the deployment of over 249 efficient container ships.

OCIMF: Guidance for presenting port, terminal information

When a ship is arriving in a port, it is considered as a high-risk activity. The dangers of this operation can be reduced by correct planning and making sure that the vessel’s crew knows about the port’s or terminal’s requirements. For this reason, OCIMF published the ‘Marine Terminal Information Booklet’.


Should BWM training be a mandatory requirement?

maritime events