Channel from Black Sea to Baltic Sea becomes reality

Ukraine is negotiating with Poland and Belarus on building a channel from the Black Sea to the Baltic Sea, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Alexey Goncharuk said during a press conference in Kiev on 14 September.   The project is called E40, which indicates the number […]

KOGAS eyes LNG terminal in Vietnam

South Korean state-controlled liquefied natural gas (LNG) importer Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) has signed a memorandum of understanding with US-based, Vietnam-focused investment fund Energy Capital Vietnam to build a regasification terminal in Bình Thuận province to […]

Taicang to expand container capacity

Taicang port, situated along the Yangtze River in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, will build four more berths to take its annual container handling capacity to 6 million teu by 2020.   Taicang Port Group says that the […]

Major refurbishment at East London dry dock

The Princess Elizabeth dry dock at South Africa’s only river port, East London, is in the throes of a USD3.8 million facelift to support the sustainability of the region’s ship repair and boat building sectors. […]

DP invests in India and China

DP World CEO Abdulla Bin Damithan gave an update on the port operator’s focus for investment in India and China in the upcoming future at the Dubai Maritime Agenda held on 22 September in Dubai. […]

Upgrading the digital port infrastructure

The Dubai Maritime Agenda conference, which took place on Sunday, 22 September in Dubai as part of the United Arab Emirates Maritime Week, discussed how blockchain can be implemented in ports in future. Martijn Thijsen, […]

Increased dredging hose specifications needed

With the influx of small low-cost suppliers of dredging hoses, the price of hoses has been lowered by using cheaper raw materials. This has increased the hose failure rates, shortening product lifespans, manufacturer Trelleborg warns […]