Port of Sète recently announced that is taking a new step for its Sétois port in order to become a smart port of the future.
As seen in the video below, the bunker tanker called Cap Pinede crashed into a breakwater at the Port of Marseille in France.
With a second bunkering operation completed on 15 June, the Port of Marseille Fos demonstrates its commitment to LNG.
The French Navy informed that 50 sailors aboard the French Navy carrier Charles de Gaulle have tested positive for COVID-19, after 66 individuals were tested. The aircraft carrier, which is equipped with its own intensive care facilities, has 1,760 personnel on board.
The Port of Marseille Fos and Costa Group, shake their hands and inked an agreement in order to fund a study and develop new technological practices for sustainable operations. Responsible for the study will be the cluster “Pôle Mer Mediterranée (PMM)”, while it will be supported by the French government.
Operators with ships fitted with scrubbers and trading in European ports are advised that according information provided by the Standard Club’s correspondents in France, Portugal, Spain and Gibraltar that there are restrictions placed on the use of open loop systems.
Following the Coronavirus outbreak and the measures taken by all sectors of the shipping industry, France issued details concerning French ports and how they deal with the situation. Also,the live map launched to provide a clear picture of where the new virus has been detected, as well as the number of fatalities shows today, February 13, that the coronavirus has cost the lives of 1,369 people, while confirmed cases exceed 60,000.
Authorities in Calais are pressing the French government to establish a duty-free zone for British shoppers that would cover the entire port town in northern France, in case a future trade deal between the UK and the EU returns to trade tariffs.
HAROPA, the port complex of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, saw a 5% drop in maritime traffic in 2019, with a total of 90 million tonnes of maritime traffic over the year. However, the bulk and container sectors grew by 13% marking the best figure since 1992.
French ports are blocked as workers protest, aiming to make President Emmanuel Macron to scrap a planned pension overhaul. Namely, ferry services were disrupted, while some bulk carriers were kept at anchor.
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