Although intense oil spills are limited and oil tanker accidents have been significantly reduced, the coastal nations still need to be prepared in case of urgency. During the 8th Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, in Cape Town, the Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF), noted that bi-lateral and multi-lateral need to cooperate, in order to act immediate when an oil spillage shows up.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of global trade enabler DP World revealed the plans for the development of Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah port in support of the project Saudi Vision 2030.
The newly-built Victoria International Container Terminal, at Webb Dock East in the Port of Melbourne, was named Smart Infrastructure Project of the year. The project was recognized for the significance of automation at Australia’s largest container port, improving operational efficiency and the ability to service larger capacity vessels.
Jan De Nul Group announced that, in joint venture with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust for the deepening and widening of the access channel towards the port in Mumbai, India. The works are scheduled to complete within two years.
Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that has entered into a joint venture with Penang Port Sdn, in order to upgrade and improve Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal, in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. The upgraded pier is expected to accommodate berthing of larger cruise ships.
Dassault Systèmes, company of 3D design software, announced that Damen Shipyards Group, an international shipbuilding group, has selected the company’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform and marine and offshore industry solution experiences, to digitally transform its operations.
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