JAX LNG, a small-scale LNG facility located along the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, recently completed the first fueling of a marine vessel in the United States with a blend of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and renewable liquefied natural gas (RLNG).
AJOT | September 23, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Terminal Flavio Gioia S.p.A. (TFG) has ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for its terminal in Naples, bolstering its material handling capacity to keep up with demand. The first order was placed in March 2021, and the option for a second was exercised in August, reflecting the need to quickly ramp up business. The first crane is already in operation and the second will start in early 2022.
AJOT | September 23, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Sweden’s most modern port, Stockholm Norvik, has now been equipped with a solar cell system larger than that of any other Swedish port. This is part of the continued investment in renewable energy entirely in line with Ports of Stockholm’s long-term environmental goals.
The Port of Seattle is requiring its 2200 employees to become vaccinated by November 15, 2021. The announcement follows similar requirements in federal, state, and local governments nationally and in Washington State. The science shows that the vaccine prevents the spread of COVID and significantly lowers your chance of a being hospitalized or dying from COVID.
AJOT | September 22, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway
Other signatories to the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization include A.P. Moller - Maersk, BW LPG, Hapag-Lloyd, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and the Port of Rotterdam
Port Manatee is always thankful for the unwavering dedication of the hundreds of professional drivers passing through its gates on a daily basis, but that gratitude is particularly effusive in these pandemic-challenged times, with the port’s sixth annual Trucker Appreciation Day, held Friday [Sept. 17], providing a modest opportunity to celebrate their contributions.