Russia’s Transneft suspends Novorossiisk oil loadings due to storm – Ifax

Russia’s Transneft said it suspended oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk on Thursday due to a storm, Interfax reported. Strong winds and two-metre high waves led the work to be halted, Interfax cited Transneft spokesman Igor Demin. He also said the weather forecast remained bad...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/russias-transneft-suspends-novorossiisk-oil-loadings-due-to-storm-ifax/

ECOsubsea gains further foothold in major European ports to become benchmark for sustainable effective hull cleaning

Recent acceptance to operate in Rotterdam and proof of sustainability claims after more than 500 hull cleaning operations help propel high tech automated hull cleaning system as the go-to-solution ECOsubsea, the robotic hull cleaning system maker that prides itself on ticking all its sustainability...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/ecosubsea-gains-further-foothold-in-major-european-ports-to-become-benchmark-for-sustainable-effective-hull-cleaning/

Port of Southampton investing in quayside to continue welcoming largest ships

Port of Southampton investing in quayside to continue welcoming largest ships

The Port of Southampton has begun a further phase of planned investment to maximise quayside space to ensure the world’s largest ships can continue to call at the port.

Southampton is the UK’s number one export port and primary automotive port, handling 900,000 cars every year.

This project, costing £4.3 million, is part of an ongoing programme of investment in infrastructure and quayside facilities to ensure the Port of Southampton keeps Britain trading. The former Vessel Traffic Service (VTS)...

https://container-news.com/port-southampton-quayside-largest-ships/

DP World Sokhna Nearing Completion of $520 Million Port Expansion Project

DP World Sokhna has celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing it is near completion of a major expansion project that will bring DP World’s total investment in Egypt to $1.6 billion. Basin 2 will be operational by the second quarter of 2020 and nearly double capacity at the port to 1.75 million...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/dp-world-sokhna-nearing-completion-of-520-million-port-expansion-project/

TEN-T policy review must bring maritime links on equal footing with land links

The European Commission has kicked-off the process for reviewing the 2013 TEN-T guidelines with a public consultation before summer. ESPO believes the review should not lead to a complete change of direction in the TEN-T policy. The rationale of the 2013 guidelines remains the same: achieving an...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/ten-t-policy-review-must-bring-maritime-links-on-equal-footing-with-land-links/

Giant wind turbine on Maasvlakte

Giant wind turbine on Maasvlakte

The world’s largest wind turbine, Haliade-X, is being tested on Maasvlakte. This ‘test rig’ was realised via innovative cross-pollination between the American GE Renewable Energy, Sif Netherlands and Pondera Consult.

Huge 107-metre-long blades have recently started rotating on Maasvlakte. These are part of the Haliade-X12 MW, the world’s most powerful wind turbine. It is 260 metres high and has a 12-megawatt capacity, sufficient to generate energy to supply electricity to some 16,000 households...

https://container-news.com/giant-wind-turbine-maasvlakte/