Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities in Rotterdam

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. Once built, the facility will be among the biggest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from …

DP World invests £300M in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub

DP World has announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels. The £300m sum, which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has made in Britain over the last decade, …

AD Ports Group and CMA CGM invest in new terminal at Khalifa Port

AD Ports Group and France-based CMA CGM Group have announced the signing of a 35-year concession agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, a new terminal will be established in Khalifa Port, the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region, which will be managed by a joint venture owned by CMA CGM’s subsidiary CMA …

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal and Khalifa Port implement region’s first autonomous port truck system

CSP Abu Dhabi container terminal, the first greenfield project of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) operating within Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship deep-water port Khalifa Port, has announced its terminal will be the first in the Middle East to implement an autonomous port truck system. Following a two-month trial period, a total of six electric Q-Trucks …

Pecém Complex signs cooperation agreement with SOHAR Port and Freezone, in Oman

Pecém Complex (CIPP/SA) has signed a Cooperation Agreement with SOHAR Port and Freezone, located in Oman, in the Middle East. The agreement provides for commercial and technical cooperation between the industrial complexes and port terminals. Port of Rotterdam is for both ports one of their shareholders. Positioned between Muscat and Dubai, on one of the …

Aveva and IMI extend collaboration to accelerate maritime sector digital transformation in the Middle East and Africa

Aveva, one of the leaders in industrial software, and  International Maritime Industries (IMI), announced that they have extended their existing long-term collaboration with a new strategic partnership. The partnership will further advance IMI’s engineering solutions to include production and manufacturing processes, developing best-in-class products and services for the maritime sector in the Middle East and Africa …

P&O Ferries rolls out digital asset management with Freeway

P&O European Irish Sea operation has transformed the management of its vehicles and other assets with a fully digital asset management system.  Supplied by Freeway Fleet Systems, drivers and workshop fitters have been equipped with mobile devices that synchronise in real time with a central asset management system. P&O European Ferries (Irish Sea) Limited is …