Shell Marine has officially launched ‘Shell Alexia 140’, a two-stroke engine cylinder oil which offers protection for the most modern efficient engines against cold corrosion issues and optimise oil feed rates when fuel grades change.
Port of Hamburg
In accordance with the current coalition agreement and air pollution control plan of the Hamburg Senate, a new fee rating system featuring an environmental component will be introduced in the port of Hamburg.
HHLA subsidiary CTD Container-Transport-Dienst, which carries out a large proportion of the container transfers between the different terminals and depots at the Port of Hamburg, is increasingly using inland water vessels over trucks, the port informed.
While on her maiden voyage, the 20,568 TEU “Munich Maersk”, currently one of the largest container ships in the world, berthed at EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg, on 5 August. The ship belongs to the second generation of Maersk Line’s Triple-E class and calls Hamburg as part of the AE5 service of the 2M alliance.
Europe’s most modern ship waste-water reception facility went into operation at Kiel’s Ostseekai, on June 14th, the Port of Hambug announced. The new facility, which cost well over € 1.8 million, increases current waste-water reception capability tenfold to as much as 300 m³ an hour.
On Monday 15 May, around nine in the evening, the MOL TRIUMPH, one of the biggest container ships in the world, made fast in Hamburg at HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The new flagship of Japanese shipping company MOL is the first vessel with a loading capacity of over 20,000 TEU in the Port of Hamburg.
The video depicts how contractors at Jaxport, port of Jacksonville, have securely fastened two, 260-ton cryogenic liquefied natural gas storage tanks onto their foundations at Crowley Maritime Corporation’s new shore-side fueling facility on Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
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.
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.
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