2022 August 8


Japan companies to establish Maritime and Ocean Digital Engineering Cooperation Program at the University of Tokyo

The program aims to promote and enhance digital engineering technology and skills for the maritime sector by building a cooperative simulation platform


Geoizol wins tender for construction of infrastructure at Pionersky passenger terminal

Contract price — RUB 2.2 billion


Crude oil futures rise after a fall on August 5

Oil prices rose by 0.27%-0.35%


MABUX: No firm trend in Global bunker market on Aug 08

Global bunker indices do not have any firm trend on August 08 and will change irregular

2022 August 7


BPA calls for companies to join the Busan Port Overseas Market Expansion Project 2022

The project is about supporting small and medium-sized companies having difficulties with overseas sales


Wan Hai Lines holds online ship naming ceremony for new vessels

Wan Hai also made a charity donation of necessities to three charitable units


Keppel announces termination of contracts

Keppel FELS issued notices of termination for four relevant contracts


INEOS at Grangemouth backs bid for Forth Green Freeport

INEOS at Grangemouth endorses the bid to establish the Forth Green Freeport

2022 August 6


Announcement on execution of agreement regarding establishment of JVC with TOYO

Joint venture company will be named Offshore Frontier Solutions Pte. Ltd.


Borr receives LOI for jack-up drilling rig

The 6-well firm program is expected to commence during Q4 2022


RightShip to acquire  Thynk Software’s maritime tech business

The acquisition will be affective as of Sept 1

2022 August 5


Carnival Corporation upgrades global fleet with fuel- and energy-saving technology

World's largest cruise company is rolling out Service Power Packages to improve energy efficiency and support overall sustainability goals


Yilport breaks all-time container handling record in H1 2022

In the first half of 2022, Yilport’s container terminals handled 3,412,604 TEUs globally with 36% growth


IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news

Ports and Hydraulic Engineering, Shipping and Logistics, Shipbuilding and Ship Repair, Bunkering, Sanctions


UK authorities give green light to the sharing agreement between P&O Ferries and DFDS

The CMA published its decision to accept commitments from DFDS A/S and P&O Ferries Holdings Limited that address the CMA’s competition concerns regarding a capacity sharing agreement


Montagu acquires Lloyd’s List from Informa

The business consists of maritime data and analytics, insight services, and legal reference sources, including Lloyd’s List


A. P. Moller - Maersk to acquire Danish company Martin Bencher Group

With the intended acquisition of Martin Bencher, Maersk will also introduce a new product, Maersk Project Logistics


Three more ships receive the green light to leave Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Friday

Three more ships have been given the green light to leave Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Friday, carrying just over 58,000 tons of corn


Throughput of port Kavkaz in 7M’2022 fell by 22% Y-o-Y to 12.5 million tonnes

Exports rose by 18%, imports – 4.3 times


Russia to spend $30 billion on Northern Sea Route by 2035 - Reuters

Russia is to spend almost 1.8 trillion roubles ($30 billion) on the Northern Sea Route development project up to 2035


Yang Ming names new 11,000 TEU vessel, ‘YM Throne’

YM Throne is the thirteenth in the series and will be delivered on August 31st


Shipping faces investment obstacles in low-carbon marine fuels - S&P Global

As airlines vow to switch to sustainable aviation fuel and vehicle makers bet on electrification, shipowners have yet to find low- or zero-emission marine fuels for the decades-long transition to a low-carbon future


NSR development plan foresees completion of sea terminal for Pavlovskoye deposit development in 2025-2026

The project financing is estimated at RUB 3.8 billion