PIANC publishes climate change guide for ports

The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published a new document detailing how ports can prepare assets for a changing climate. The aim of the guidance, titled Climate change adaption planning for ports and […]

Klaipeda sea port mulls big development plans

Klaipėda sea port in Lithuania targets to invest €352 million into port infrastructure and dredging operations between 2020 and 2023, a development plan recently submitted to the Transport Ministry stipulated. The eventual target is to […]

Georgian giant seaport construction may be jeopardised

Uncertainty on the Anaklia seaport project continues as the former general contractor wants to appeal to the court seeking protection of its investments, while the Georgian government plans to choose a new investor with particular caution.   “[The] Georgian government terminated the contract […]

Mindi is no more

The world’s oldest cutter suction dredger (CSD), the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP’s) Mindi, sank about 161 km off Balboa as it was under tow to a new owner. Built by US-based Ellicott Dredges, which supplied […]

‘No single solution’ to meet 2050 target

The make-up of the global shipping fleet will need to include around 30-40% carbon neutral vessels in order to meet the 2050 emission reductions imposed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). That was the prediction […]

Winds close down Port of Cape Town

Gale force winds, with an average speed of 60–70 km/h and gusting up to 100 km/h, have effectively shut down operations at the Port of Cape Town since last Thursday, 16 January 2020. Only inbound […]