United Heavy Lift takes delivery of the first of eight F900 Eco-Lifter newbuildings

United Heavy Lift has taken a delivery of the first in a series of eight state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifters newbuildings. The MV UHL Faith was delivered to the CSSC shipyard in Hudong, China. “We affirm our company’s commitment to contributing to an eco-friendly shipping industry by investing in fuel-efficient tonnage. We look forward to taking delivery …

KENC introduces new automatic boat landing systems

KENC Engineering has revealed two new automatic boat landing systems (ABLS). The ABLS provides a safe transfer between a CTV and large vessels and is now available in two configurations. The product launch is a follow-up on a successful delivery last year when KENC designed, fabricated and delivered a thirteen meter boat landing system for …

P&O Maritime Logistics secures two ground-breaking contracts

P&O Maritime Logistics a worldwide marine solutions and logistics company, has secured two ground-breaking contracts for the Multi Carrying Vessel (MCV) ‘Topaz Amur’, after three years of delivering ‘Super Out of Gauge Project Cargo’ from the Baltic and Black Seas to the Caspian Sea, navigating the complex and shallow Russian inland waterways.  The first project …

CMA CGM Jacques Saadé makes her debut call at DP World Southampton

DP World’s container terminal in Southampton welcomed the CMA CGM JACQUES SAADÉ, the world’s first 23,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) containership to be powered fully by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The CMA CGM Group’s new flagship vessel recently set another new world record for the number of full containers loaded on a single vessel, carrying …

Seaport expansion costs will greatly exceed sea-level rise adaption costs through 2050, new study shows

Seaport footprints will need to expand by up to 3,689 square kilometers (1,424 square miles) worldwide in the next three decades to cope with the combination of sea-level rise and rising demand, according to a new study published in Earth’s Future, a peer-reviewed scientific journal focusing on climate change and future sustainability.  The new study modeled trade growth …

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal inaugurates direct Asia-Africa line

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) welcomed the CMA CGM Cendrillon ship on 17 August 2020. Measuring 334 metres long and with a capacity of 8,645 TEUs, the vessel inaugurated the direct Asia-Africa (ASAF) line at the Kribi deep-water port. Through the service, and in partnership with Maersk and Nile Dutch, CMA CGM will extend the reach …

AAL delivers two Siemens generators for Europe and Iraq

AAL has recently delivered two Siemens ‘S-Gen’ generators, weighing close to 350 mt each, for two new clean energy gas-fired power plants in Europe and Maysan, Iraq that will help to generate a total clean energy output of 1,680 MW. The units were built at Siemens’ worldwide energy hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and IMT Mines Albi to develop artificial intelligence for container tracking

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and the IMT Mines Albi engineering announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding with a view to developing new traceability functions for goods flows based on the study of data gathered by IoT sensors. In particular, the three partners are committed to unlocking synergies between their various fields of …