2024 March 3


Yara and ACME signed a binding agreement for supply of green ammonia

The long-term offtake agreement covers the annual supply of 100 000 tons of renewable ammonia


KfW IPEX-Bank finances Duisburg Gateway Terminal

The funded project comprises the construction and operation of phase 1 of the DGT


Greece and Germany enhance cooperation in shipping sector

Stylianidis met with his German counterpart in Berlin as part of an official visit to the German capital


Panama Canal generates $3,630 million for the country's economy while government dithers

The contributions include the $2,545 million that the Canal delivers to the State as part of its direct contribution

2024 March 2


SolarDuck and its two partners ink collaboration agreement for a grid-scale offshore hybrid wind-solar project in Italy

The Corigliano offshore hybrid wind-solar farm will be located in the gulf of Taranto off the coast of Corigliano-Rossano in Calabria


Port of LA awards $1.5M in community investment grants for FY2023/24

37 local NPOs funded to support maritime workforce development, youth education, environmental programs and LA waterfront projects


Canadian Coast Guard issues fine for a hazardous vessel

This is the second time that a fine has been issued to a hazardous vessel owner in British Columbia


IAA PortNews’ top headlines, Week 09

Ports and hydraulic engineering, shipping and logistics, shipbuilding and ship repair, resignations and appointments

2024 March 1


Altera Infrastructure announces strategic divestment of ALP Maritime Services

The divestment of ALP is part of Altera’s strategy to focus on its core segments


Yangzijiang Shipbuilding books $7.1 billion of newbuilds in 2023

A total of 97 newbuild orders totaling in $7.1 billion were secured in 2023


Sanmar starts construction of the world’s first methanol-fuelled escort tugs

The unique tugs will be the first that Sanmar has built for Kotug Canada


The Green Award welcomes 8 New Japanese ports

This expands The Green Award’s network to 47 ports


HAV Group signs contract for design of Lavik-Oppedal ferries

The ship design is based on a future-oriented operating concept that ferry operator Fjord1 has developed together with HAV Group


KOTUG acquires joint venture interest in Kotug Seabulk Maritime

KSM acts as the exclusive provider of maritime terminal support services for Buckeye Partners’ Bahamas Hub


Equinor's Empire Wind 1 and Orsted's Sunrise Wind secure contracts in New York’s offshore wind projects

Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 is set to deliver 810 megawatts of renewable energy


Fujairah bunker sales rise to five-month high in January 2024

January's total was up by 6% from a year earlier, by 2.4% from December's level and the most since August


Russia exported more than 700,000 metric tons of oil products from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk in 2023 using small river barges

Turkey was the main route for small vessels carrying Russian oil products from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk


APM Terminals announces maiden call of Nordics only direct service to South America

The Ecuador-NWC & Scan Baltic-USA from the Mediterranean Shipping Company is the Nordic region’s first direct connection to South America


Hapag-Lloyd increases rates from North Europe to India, Pakistan, Red Sea and Arabian Gulf

The revised tariff rates are set to commence for sailings starting March 14, 2024


Ankara’s Port Başkent OIZ Eti Logistics Ankara Intermodal Terminal starts operations

Ankara’s Port Başkent OIZ Eti Logistics Ankara Intermodal Terminal, with a capacity of 500,000 TEUs, has started its operations


European Commission makes €1bn available for recharging and refuelling points

€1 billion is available to support the deployment of alternative fuels supply infrastructure for road, maritime, inland waterway and air transport along TEN-T


ABB to supply Sea Change shore power connection at Portsmouth’s port

Part of the UK port’s Sea Change project to design, build and operate ashore power system across its three busiest berths, the installation will serve two ferry berths and an additional berth shared by ferries and cruise ships


Karish North and second gas export riser online and new GSPA signed

New Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement signed for an initial 0.6 bcm/yr1, rising to 1 bcm/yr from 2032