Containerised LNG Shore Power to Be Tested in Hamburg

June 7, 2019
Containerised LNG Shore Power to Be Tested in Hamburg

Becker Marine Systems has delivered two prototype units of its LNG PowerPac to HHLA’s container terminal Burchardkai in Hamburg for 24-hour test runs. Together, the two units generate three megawatts of clean energy as shore power supply for ships in port.

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New Initiatives to Tackle Sub-standard Shipping

May 29, 2019
New Initiatives to Tackle Sub-standard Shipping

Preliminary figures from the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) show 2018 saw the lowest number of detentions since 2011. Yet, there is more work to be done. Among other things, the Paris MoU pleads for new inspection regimes and strict global enforcement of regulations.

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Port of Rotterdam Sends Container Full of Sensors Across the Globe

May 28, 2019
Port of Rotterdam Sends Container Full of Sensors Across the Globe

The hyper-smart Container 42 has left the port of Rotterdam for the first leg of a two-year data-collecting mission around the world. The container – which houses an array of sensors and communications equipment – is to contribute to the development of a "digital twin" for the port.

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Royal IHC to Supply Dredger and Workboat to Cameroon

May 23, 2019
Royal IHC to Supply Dredger and Workboat to Cameroon

Royal IHC has signed a contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) for the delivery of an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger and Delta Multi Craft 1450 workboat.

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Royal Huisman Opens Shipyard in Amsterdam

May 17, 2019
Royal Huisman Opens Shipyard in Amsterdam

Following Feadship Royal van Lent, Royal Huisman has now also selected the Port of Amsterdam to build its superyachts. The company will be operating from the former Holland Jachtbouw shipyard.

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First Job for World's First LNG-powered Crane Vessel

May 13, 2019
First Job for World's First LNG-powered Crane Vessel

The world's first LNG-powered crane vessel, Van Oord's Werkendam, has been deployed for its first job. The vessel will carry out maintenance work in the port of Rotterdam.

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Cardissa Supplies LNG to Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu

April 17, 2019
Cardissa Supplies LNG to Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu

Aframax dual-fuel tankers Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu have both visited Rotterdam and received their LNG from Shell's LNG bunker vessel Cardissa.

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Port of Rotterdam Seeks to Increase Inland Shipping Freight Transport

April 8, 2019
Port of Rotterdam Seeks to Increase Inland Shipping Freight Transport

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, Multimodal Coordination Foundation and Brabant Advice Centre (MCA Brabant) will try to increase container transport via inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Brabant.

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