2023 December 4


St. Petersburg SMTU kicks off real technical revamp of high-tech industries under the Priority 2030 program

Projects included development of additive technology and the creation of a robot for the Prirazlomnaya offshore ice-resistant fixed platform


ABP unlocks a 200+ acre development opportunity at the UK’s busiest ports complex

The site is earmarked for commercial port opportunities including automotive, bulk warehousing, distribution and logistics uses, advanced manufacturing, as well as green energy initiatives


The Government of Oman, Hydrom, Port of Amsterdam, Zenith Energy Terminals and GasLog agree to study the development of a liquid hydrogen supply chain

The primary aim of the Agreement is to establish a green hydrogen corridor between the Sultanate of Oman and the Netherlands


Meyer Turku shipyard delivers the cruise ship Carnival Celebration

Carnival Celebration is the 50th anniversary ship of Carnival Cruise Line


Three commercial vessels attacked in Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi movement said its navy had attacked two Israeli ships with an armed drone and a naval missile


AD Ports Group and KazMunayGas sign HoT for ship building and repair facility in Kazakhstan

The proposed shipyard is set to become a cornerstone for AD Ports Group and KMG’s rapidly expanding joint venture – Caspian Integrated Maritime Solutions


Bureau Veritas and Avance Labs sign MoU on hydrogen certification

Avance has recently announced the I-REC Product Code for Hydrogen


QatarEnergy announces successful integration of all marketing and related activities formerly managed by QatarEnergy LNG

With this integration, QatarEnergy leverages a combined set of capabilities to create an enhanced center of excellence for the marketing and sale of all energy products exported from Qatar


Cepsa and C2X set up joint project to develop the largest green methanol plant in Europe

The project is to develop a plant in Huelva, Spain, entailing an investment of up to €1 billion


Vopak becomes a 50% shareholder in EemsEnergyTerminal

EemsEnergyTerminal is an LNG import terminal located in the Eemshaven in the Netherlands


Laskaridis, Metis and Bureau Veritas partnership delivers new classification notations for smart shipping

The new notations and the METIS Ship Connect platform will help shipmanagers reduce greenhouse gas emissions from vessels and optimise performance


Chantiers selects TMC for two luxury vessels

Each system includes control and service air compressors with associated air treatment system


SCZONE signed a $1.1 bn MoU for green bunkering in East Port Said

The investment cost is about $1.1 billion, and production capacity will reach 100,000 tons/year of green methanol by 2027


IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

The newly elected Council will meet, following the conclusion of the 33rd Assembly, for its 131st session on 7 December


APM Terminals Gothenburg records highest volumes ever in Port's history

The terminal reported more than 215,000 TEU for the third quarter


DP World joins First Movers Coalition to decarbonise shipping

At least 5% of DP World’s short-sea shipping to be powered by zero-emission fuels by 2030 through hybrid-electric and methanol-enabled vessels


Admiral Golovko frigate successfully completes handover and state acceptance trials

The ship returned to Northern Shipyard from the Northern Fleet's naval proving ground in the Barents Sea


Beringpromugol in Chukotka boosts ten-month coal production by 15% to 1.3 million tonnes

The company plans to increase coal volume next year to 2 million tonnes

2023 December 3


Northern Lights says LNG-powered CO2 carrier duo more than 60 percent complete

Earlier this year, a keel-laying ceremony was held for both of the vessels


Maersk reaches settlement over ship that blocked Suez Canal

The ship was stuck for six days in March 2021 but the event disrupted global shipping for months


ONE launches ELT container service

ONE launches Egypt-Lebanon-Turkey service - revised proforma schedule


Summary of the the Strategic Business Plan 2024 – 2028

The planned development is based on four pillars


PortNews’ past week main headlines

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