Shipyards, Fincantieri is evaluating the purchase of T. Mariotti (Genoa)

Genoa - Patron of the ligurian shipyard is the entrepreneur Marco Bisagno, former president of the local Confindustria.


U.S. questions COSCO’s takeover of California cargo terminal

New York - The terminal is part of COSCO’s planned $6.3 billion deal to buy shipping firm Orient Overseas International


“Survival of the European maritime technology sector depends on the EU”

Brussels - “The European Commission needs to adopt a strong industrial and manufacturing policy based on reciprocity, otherwise our European maritime technology industry won’t survive competition from Asian shipyards,” warned Marian Krzaklewski, rapporteur of the European Economic and Social Committee


How ports can help cut shipping gas emissions

Paris - Ports play an important role in reducing the global carbon footprint of maritime shipping, says a new report by the International Transport Forum. Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping currently represent around 2.6% of total global emissions


Bulker probably caused fatal oil spill in Indonesia

Djakarta - Panama-flagged bulk carrier Ever Judger is likely to have caused the rupture of the undersea pipe which resulted in the massive oil spill in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, on March 31. The 82,000 dwt bulk carrier was the only vessel in the waters of Balikpapan Bay, according to the vessel’s AIS data

London Thamesport boost short sea capacity

London Thamesport boost short sea capacity

London - Dutch-based transport company A2B-online Container B.V. has added a fourth weekly sailing on its service between Hutchison Ports London Thamesport and Moerdijk in The Netherlands. The new sailing was inaugurated on Wednesday April 18 by the first call of the A2B Spirit (ex-Norfeeder)

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