South Korean port to slash passenger vessel emissions with ABBshore power

ABBwill install Port of Incheon’s first shore-to-ship power solution, enabling passenger vessels to cut emissions, noise and vibrations at berth ABBhas secured the contract covering South Korea’s commitment to sustainable shore-to-ship power, after a pilot scheme for passenger ships to plug into...

Port of Hamburg: Interconnectivity, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Resilience – How Technology Empowers Leading Ports – chainPORT concludes 5th Annual Meeting in Montreal

chainPORT – the multilateral partnership of the world leading ports – has just concluded its 5th Annual Meeting which was hosted on September 16 & 17 by the Port of Montreal. While welcoming delegates to the event, Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority mentioned: ‘After...

Kamarajar port appoints new chairman

Kamarajar port appoints new chairman

Sunil Paliwal, a 1993 batch Tamil Nadu Cadre IAS Officer, took charge as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Kamarajar Port Ltd.

Before this, Sunil Paliwal was Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Secretary. Starting his career as Sub Collector of Cuddalore district, he had also served as Additional Collector in Nagapattinam district and Collector of Tirunelveli, Theni and Kanniyakumari districts.

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Guangzhou port opens first container line to U.S. east coast

Guangzhou port opens first container line to U.S. east coast

Guangzhou Port Group opened its first container line to the east coast of the United States on Monday, Sep, 16.

According to the company, the route is operated by international shipping giants including Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping, with a total of 12 large container ships of 8,200 to 8,500 TEU.

The new line is expected to transport goods from Nansha Port of Guangzhou Port Group to Newark Port of the United States in 32 days, and Charleston Port in 37 days.

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Another extension for Vizhinjam port project?

Another extension for Vizhinjam port project?

With the December 2019 time frame set to commission Phase I of the International Multi-purpose Deepwater Seaport project at Vizhinjam by Adani Group to be missed, the big question is when will the private multi-port operator complete the first phase.

For Adani Vizhinjam Ports Ltd (AVPL), the multi-port operator tasked with the execution of the ambitious PPP project, this is the second time that the target is being missed. The Adani Group is known for completing all infra projects undertaken by...