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IRPT’s Andres says US inland ports need more infrastructure investment
IRPT’s Andres says US inland ports need more infrastructure investment

Jun 17 2021 at 02:54 PM | Maritime News | Bulk | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Aimee Andres, executive director, Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc. (IRPT), says U.S. inland river ports and terminals are recovering from the 2019 flooding, but need major new investments including support for moving more containers on barges to the Port of New Orleans and other Gulf Coast ports.

PMSA report warns that California ports’ zero emission goals could be limited by grid capacity
PMSA report warns that California ports’ zero emission goals could be limited by grid capacity

Jun 11 2021 at 12:31 PM

On June 9th the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) published a report, prepared by the engineering firm Moffat & Nichol, which raises serious questions about the ability of California’s grid to meet zero emission goals, utilizing increased electricity, as proposed by California ports.

Port of Los Angeles surpasses 10 million containers in 12 months
Port of Los Angeles surpasses 10 million containers in 12 months

Jun 11 2021 at 10:00 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of Los Angeles has become the first port in the Western Hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period on June 10th.

COVID outbreak at South China Port of Yantian could cause shipping disruptions of 2-5 weeks
COVID outbreak at South China Port of Yantian could cause shipping disruptions of 2-5 weeks

Jun 08 2021 at 03:31 PM | Ports & Terminals

The disruption of ocean containers stuck at the Port of Yantian in South China due to a COVID-19 outbreak “will cause ripples of potential congestion at the destination with a lag time of some 2-5 weeks,” according to Lars Jensen, CEO of Danish consultancy Vespucci Maritime.

Port of Los Angeles, Toyota and Kenworth partner on hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 trucks
Port of Los Angeles, Toyota and Kenworth partner on hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 trucks

Jun 07 2021 at 04:59 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Under the $82.5 million Shore-to-Store (S2S) project, the Port of Los Angeles and more than a dozen public and private sector partners have teamed up for a 12-month demonstration of zero-emission Class 8 trucks and will expand the project to include five more hydrogen-fueled heavy-duty trucks, two battery-electric yard tractors, and two battery-electric forklifts, according to a June 7th Port announcement.

Port of Rotterdam spearheads European renewable energy collaboration
Port of Rotterdam spearheads European renewable energy collaboration

Jun 03 2021 at 12:54 PM | Project / Heavy Lift News | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Rotterdam is spearheading a number of European renewable energy projects that will reduce carbon emissions and energy costs, according to Nico van Dooren, new business director Port of Rotterdam.

Heineken supports Dutch battery-powered container carrier
Heineken supports Dutch battery-powered container carrier

Jun 01 2021 at 01:42 PM | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Energy News | Alternative

This summer the Netherlands will see the deployment of a self-propelled container barge utilizing battery power, an undertaking supported by a long-term contract with the Dutch beer maker Heineken.

Biden administration announcement will speed offshore wind in California & new wind port
Biden administration announcement will speed offshore wind in California & new wind port

May 27 2021 at 11:05 AM | Project / Heavy Lift News | Energy News | Alternative

The Biden Administration announced that the U.S. Departments of Interior and Defense have reached agreement on California sea-space and other issues, clearing the way to move ahead with development of the state’s multi-gigawatt (GW) offshore wind power potential on its Central and North coasts.

U.S. exporters continue to encounter rough sailing in 2021
U.S. exporters continue to encounter rough sailing in 2021

May 24 2021 at 02:42 PM | Logistics

Paul Snell, CEO British - American Shipping, warned that the recent consolidation of ocean carriers into now 17 carriers into a smaller number of alliances has been accompanied by downsizing and automation in which carriers “mimic each other” in emphasizing imports over exports and with the unintended effect of “devaluing” U.S exporters.

Corvus and Toyota embark on delivering fuel cells for maritime industry
Corvus and Toyota embark on delivering fuel cells for maritime industry

May 21 2021 at 12:12 PM | Maritime News | Shipping Technology

Corvus Energy, the Norway and Canada-based marine battery maker, has announced that it will be developing large marine fuel cell power systems in cooperation with Toyota.

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