2023 January 29


Anglo American loads first LNG dual-fuelled vessel in chartered fleet, cutting emissions by up to 35%

The newly launched LNG dual-fuelled Capesize vessel, the Ubuntu Harmony, has loaded its first cargo of iron ore from its Kumba operations in South Africa


Humber Ports will continue playing part in the green supply chain revolution in UK ports - ABP

ABP has been steadily investing in its ports equipment to replace diesel burning kit with electric equivalents


Chevron announces Q4 earnings of $6.4 billion and adjusted earnings of $7.9 billion

Chevron reported full-year 2022 earnings of $35.5 billion


Maersk will unify its brand

2023 January 28


Port of Rotterdam reports a slight decrease in accidents in 2022

137 accidents compared to 141 in 2021


FMC to seek additional comments on unreasonable refusal to deal rulemaking

Commissioners were advised that both container volumes and freight rates on inbound trades have returned to essentially pre-pandemic levels


Metal cut on world’s first unmanned Fast Rescue Craft in new partnership with Zelim

The two companies signed contracts for the build of the aluminium prototype at the end of 2022

2023 January 27


IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news

Ports and hydraulic engineering, shipping and logistics, shipbuilding and ship repair


MPC Container Ships plans to start using a synthetic MOO fuel in its fleet - Ship & Bunker

The firm has signed a deal with Germany's INERATEC for the supply of synthetic MOO from the start of 2024


Registration for Shipping Team meeting is closed

IAA PortNews, in partnership with RS, welcome over 200 market players


Container throughput of Russian seaports in 2022 fell by 23%

The highest decrease was registered in the Baltic Basin


Alma’s marine fuel cell system awarded Approval in Principle by DNV

The AiP is granted for a containerized module that includes safety systems to handle ammonia as fuel


Three Korean shipbuilders focus on boosting profitability - BusinessKorea

The three shipbuilders are reorganizing their portfolios this year, focusing on highly lucrative and high-value-added ships


Vostochny Port handled 12 thousand TEU in 2022

One train with containers in gondola cars is currently shipped every 1.5-2 days


MOL is the first Japanese company to join First Movers Coalition's Shipping Sector

Ocean shipping companies participating in the sector have committed to use zero-emission fuels for at least 5% of their deep-sea shipping by 2030


Port of Long Beach plans wind turbine assembly terminal

Conceptual assessment for the project, Pier Wind, is expected to complete next year


ClassNK issues AiP for large ammonia fueled BC jointly developed by MOL and MITSUI

Ammonia is expected to be used as a ship fuel for decarbonization since it does not emit CO2 when combusted


Freeport LNG gets FERC approval to cool down piping as restart work stretches into February - S&P Global

Freeport planned for the cooldown work to be done "over a period of approximately 11 days


Trade turnover between Russia and India surged 2.4 times in 2022

The growth was mainly driven by exports of fuel, energy and chemical industry goods


Fluxys acquires 24% stake in the largest transmission system operator in Germany

Fluxys has agreed to acquire from Macquarie Asset Management its c. 24% stake in the largest transmission system operator in Germany


Lax oversight allows U.S. refineries to pollute waterways

Much of the water pollution from oil refineries today is legal


TORM buys seven LR1 tankers

Danish tanker shipping company TORM announced it has entered into deals to acquire seven secondhand LR1 vessels


Quotas for exports of mineral fertilizers from Russia increased by almost 500 thousand tonnes

Total export quota to exceed 12 million tonnes