The Hamburg-based company, Leonhardt & Blumberg Reederei, and Buss Shipping company announced that they have agreed to merge their ship management activities. The new joint venture will be called Leonhardt & Blumberg Shipmanagement GmbH Co. KG.
Port of Hamburg
The Port of Hamburg has introduced the first fully-automatic system for monitoring reefer containers, at the C. Steinweg terminal, multi-purpose cargo handling facility. The CTAS Reefer System records, notifies and processes all data, regarding normal functioning, temperature, humidity and other parameters, fully automatically.
Hamburg Port Authority announced that officially completed, within the schedule, on March 7, the project “Redesigning the Entrance to the Vorhafen Harbour Basin”, which brings more manoeuvring space for big ships, so faster berth assignment and improved safety of navigation.
The video explains how Hamburg port decided to deepen the Vorhafen entry, which consists the gate to the turnover areas in Steinwerder. Through the deepening, the big vessels, such as containers and cruise ships, gain more space to maneuver in Tollerort.
On the judgement of the Federal Administrative Court for the fairway adjustment of the Lower and Outer Elbe, the Hamburg Port Authority underlined the necessity for the adjustment of the navigation channel.
Kii, Internet of Things Solution Enablement Platform provider, has announced collaboration with The Hamburg Port Authority in a smart port project. The Hamburg Port Authority launched an IoT pilot project in March 2016. Its goal was to record the emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and fine dust at various locations in the port of Hamburg using sensors.
The Port of Hamburg has announced that from 15 January 2017 and onwards, a new production and shift pattern model will be implemented at Burchardkai aiming to further significantly improve ship handling performance.
The Port Authorities of Antwerp, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Le Havre and Bremen/Bremerhaven strongly support the submissions of the North Sea and the Baltic countries to designate the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as NECA by 2021 and call upon MEPC 70 to support these submissions during this week, 24-28th October 2016.
DNV GL signed a letter of intent with the Hamburg Port Authority at SMM to join forces to implement green technologies across the port authority’s existing fleet as well as all new acquisitions.
The HUMMEL has for over one year been contributing to improved air quality at the port of Hamburg. Becker Marine Systems’ LNG Hybrid Barge will also be supplying lowemission power to the AIDAsol this year. The cruise ship has already made three calls since the middle of May and will have made a total of sixteen stops at the Hafencity terminal by October.
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