The Port of Rotterdam has unveiled an ambitious plan to supply regional transport and industrial end-users in Europe with 4.6 million tonnes of sustainable hydrogen annually by 2030. Europe’s largest port indicated that the deal would involve arrangements with about 70 companies and hydrogen-exporting countries.The project was outlined Tuesday by Allard Castelein, CEO of the
The Port of Montreal announced that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition. An alliance of more than 150 companies in the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors, the Getting to Zero Coalition is working to decarbonize the shipping industry by introducing zero-emission commercial ships and developing carbon-neutral bunkering solutions. For many years, the
Our spring 2022 edition highlights two special features plus the editor’s First Watch column that covers the eventual potential impact on Arctic developments of Russia’s deplorable invasion of Ukraine. One feature examines the expansion of shortsea shipping developments on Canada’s east and west coasts. The other is our annual review of growing opportunities for shippers,
After two cancelled cruise seasons due to pandemic-related health restrictions, the Port of Montreal has welcomed its first cruise ships since 2019.On Saturday, May 7, the 226-passenger Ocean Navigator docked at the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay for a stopover on its itinerary to explore the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes between Portland,
Port Saint John is in a period of significant growth with container volumes increasing by 52% over the past five years. This growth was first stimulated in 2012 when MSC, a global leader in transportation and logistics, began calling on Port Saint John. The introduction of this global service was an instrumental step toward the
Over 600 Kiribati seafarers trapped overseas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have now been repatriated, some after two years of being stranded, the International Chamber of Shipping announced. The last six seafarers landed by plane in Tarawa on Monday. This marked the end of a two-year repatriation effort led by a coalition of
Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that up to $684.3 million is now available for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) grants, to be awarded on a competitive basis to projects that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of goods into, out of, around, or within a port.
The port authorities of Duisburg and Rotterdam have jointly signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to renew and expand their cooperation agreements that date back to 2020. Besides existing agreements relating to the optimisation of logistical connections, the cooperation will be expanded to include initiatives in the area of digitisation and the energy transition. The