Dredger of the month: Willem van Oranje

Willem van Oranje will be the first dredging vessel in the world to operate on 100% biofuel oil. The sulphur-free sustainable residual fuel consists of used cooking oil and no fossil fuels Her Majesty Queen […]

Danube sediment analysis published

The EU Interreg Danube Transnational Programme has published  its data analysis for the future sediment management plan for the river. The programme investigates how to tackle adverse changes in the sediment load caused by riverbed straightening […]

A safe harbour: Port of Cork

Henry Kingston, port engineering manager at the Port of Cork, Ireland, describes how the port prepares its business for growing trade in oil, agriculture, and pharmaceuticals Location, location, location. It is a phrase most people […]

Government wants Tanjung Pelepas to double capacity

The Malaysian government wants to gradually expand Port of Tanjung Pelepas’ (PTP) capacity by 2030. It is anticipated that the port can handle more than twice its current throughput. Presently, PTP can process up to 12.5 million TEU of containers a year, Transport […]

People, planet, profit, ports

Pascal Ollivier, president of Maritime Street, talks about what the next wave of port ecosystems will look like and comments on what developments for ports lie ahead Ports and cities are historically strongly linked to […]

Two cargo ships are navigating along the salt marsh in River Scheldt Credit: Getty Images

Seine-Scheldt project works planned for 2020

The year 2020 will see further development of the long-planned Seine-Scheldt inland waterway project. Under way intermittently since the 1990s, the project aims to unite a network of 1,100 km of high-gauge inland waterways between […]