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Busan Port Authority and Hyundai to cut emissions with green technology

“The Busan Port Authority (BPA) has struck a license agreement with Hyundai Materials to reduce levels of toxic particles inside the Port of Busan.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Busan Port and SM Line part of consortium to operate Iraq’s Al-Faw port

"Busan Port Authority, SM Line Gyeong-in Terminal and Daewoo Engineering & Construction (Daewoo...

Busan Port & Adani Ports SEZ Concludes MOU

“The Busan Port Authority announced that it concluded a memorandum of understanding with Adani Ports...

Busan New Port to receive fleet of Konecranes Noell Sprinter Carriers

“The HDC Hyundai Development Company of Korea has ordered a fleet of 28 Konecranes Noell Sprinter Carriers for Busan New Port 2-4 in Busan, Korea.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Busan New Port berths to be deeper than expected

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Busan New Container Terminal Selects CyberLogitec OPUS Terminal Solution

The following release was published by CyberLogitec:

Leading maritime, port/terminal and logistic...

Busan New Container Terminal orders six sprinter carriers

“Busan New Container Terminal (BNCT) has ordered six Konecranes Noell sprinter carriers to add to its fleet of 36 units, as it looks to support a growing business.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Burning X-Press Pearl in danger of sinking, as lost boxes start to wash up

“Sri Lanka’s Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) has warned that the fire-stricken X-Pres...

Bureau Veritas, Aras to deploy digital twin pilots

“Shipping classification society Bureau Veritas has teamed up with Aras to deploy digital twin pilots across different markets.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Bureau Veritas validates feeder’s wind assisted propulsion system

“The testing, inspection, and certification services provider Bureau Veritas (BV) has delivered an A...

Bureau Veritas to Class CMA CGM’s LNG Fuelled Mammoths

“France-based classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has been awarded the responsibility for classification of CMA CGM’s new 22,000 TEU containerships.” For more, see the original article on World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (LF)

Bureau Veritas sets guidelines for containers transportation in bulk carriers

“The French specialist in testing, inspection and certification, Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed i...

Buoyant HMM unveils ambitious market share target with new ULCVs

“South Korean container carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is targeting a 7% market share in the...

Bunker Spill Reported at Staten Island’s GCT New York Terminal

” On Thursday (28th March) afternoon, fuel oil was spotted leaking from an unnamed container ship at...

Bunker prices show trend of high volatility

“The military conflict in Ukraine and the potential of up to three million barrels per day (bpd) loss of Russian supply have caused extreme volatility in bunker markets.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Bunker prices hit record high amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

“The military conflict in Ukraine has pushed bunker prices to record levels during the tenth week of...

Bunker fuel supply chain being stretched ahead of IMO 2020

“With IMO2020 just over two months away fuel supply networks are already being stretched by preparat...

Bullish carriers continue tonnage grab strategies while profits last

“Despite geopolitical tensions, which could dampen longer-term demand, ocean carriers are persisting...

Bulker sale refocuses PIL on container shipping

“Pacific International Lines, the beleaguered Singaporean liner operator, has sold another bulk carrier, as it increasingly concentrates on its core container business.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Bulker owner Franbo triples profits after move into carrying containers

“Taiwanese bulk carrier owner Franbo Lines has confirmed that it has benefited from container shipping rate inflation after carrying boxes on its vessels.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Buenos Aires to tender two box terminals

**The Port of Buenos Aires is planning to issue two tenders for new container terminals in the first...

Buenos Aires is the first port with a Green Award in South America

**Argentina’s Ministry of Transport led the Port of Buenos Aires to join the Green Award port networ...

Buenos Aires $760m tender imminent

“Argentina’s Ministry of Transport has approved the specifications of an international public tender...

Bud Darr To Join MSC Group as Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs

**Effective 1 July, Bud Darr is to join MSC Group as Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and G...

BUA Group to Defend Rights Against Decommissioning of Port Harcourt Terminal

“BUA Group, the leading infrastructure giant and the legal owner of BUA Ports and Terminal, Port Har...

BTP Terminal goes live with OPUS Terminal

“Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) has gone live with CyberLogitec’s OPUS Terminal TOS platform after being successfully implemented in June 2021.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

BT and ABP to deploy IoT sensor technology across Port of Ipswich

“BT and Associated British Ports (ABP) are trialling the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technology to speed up cargo flows at the Port of Ipswich.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

BSM’s Kokuka Courageous Being Towed to Khor Fakkan, UAE

“The product carrier Kokuka Courageous, that was involved in an attack in the Gulf of Oman, is under...

BSM Germany to Manage Its First Ice Class Boxships

**Germany-based maritime services firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has taken Eilbek, the f...

Bronson Hsieh leaves Evergreen to head Yang Ming

Bronson Hsieh, Evergreen Group vice chairman, has been appointed chairman of rival Taiwan carrier Ya...

Brokers relieved tariffs on Mexican goods suspended

“President Trump agreed to indefinitely suspend threatened tariffs against Mexico after a deal aimed...

British trade union plans rail strike in UK

"United Kingdom's National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT Union) has announced p...

British ports welcome launch of freeports project

“The British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed the launch of the bidding process and the publicat...

British Ports Seeking Funds to Fight Coronavirus Spread

“The British ports industry is requesting further support for port health authorities to prevent coronavirus spreading and impacting businesses.” See the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

British Ports Prepare for Brexit “No Deal” Outcome

“The British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed new Government proposals to help ensure maritime v...

British Ports Association launch Sustainable Development Resolution

The British Ports Association has published a sustainable development resolution, which commits to s...

British Ports ‘Cautiously’ Welcome Brexit Deal

“The British Ports Association (BPA) has reservedly welcomed the news that a Brexit deal was agreed today between the United Kingdom and the European Union.” See the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

British government warns of months of delays at Channel ports in case of no-deal Brexit

“The British government’s emergency planners are predicting months of long delays at crossings between France and the UK in the case of a no-deal Brexit.” To learn more, see the original story The Local France. Source: The Local France (JK)

British Columbia a hotbed of port expansion

“A study by the consulting firm Mercator for Global Container Terminals found 34.4% of all imported...

British Authorities Lead Multinational Drug Seizure at Felixstowe Port

“British authorities announced the seizure one of the largest ever shipments of heroin intercepted a...

Britain’s Peel Ports sees Brexit boost as shippers divert cargo

“Cargo shippers are diverting goods to more ports across Britain to ensure stable supply lines due t...

Brisbane wins Port of the Year 2017

Port of Brisbane, Queensland’s largest multi-cargo port, has received the Port or Terminal of the Ye...

Briese takes additional feeder ships at Chinese yard

“German tonnage provider Briese Schiffahrts has exercised options for two more 1,800TEU ships at China’s Huanghai Shipbuilding.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Briese Schiffahrts returns to Huangpu Wenchong for boxship pair

“Briese Schiffahrts has placed an order at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding for the construction of two 1,900 teu containerships.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

Briese Schiffahrts makes boxship order debut at Huangpu Wenchong

“German tonnage provider Briese Schiffahrts has made its maiden order for container ship newbuilding...

Briese Schiffahrts adds Huanghai quartet to its newbuilding programme

“German tonnage provider Briese Schiffahrts has added to its orderbook less than two months after commissioning four 1,930 teu ships at Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Brexit impacts cargo throughput at Dublin Port

“The effect that Brexit has had on cargo throughput on Dublin Port can clearly be seen after nine months with port volumes down 3.3%.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Brexit and COVID chaos make for an uncertain future at British ports

“Business strategies in UK ports, including investment, could continue to be affected by the uncerta...

Brexit and Covid bring ‘critical’ UK container logjam

“While ports around the world have suffered disruption due to the Covid pandemic, data from Containe...

Bremenports to Develop New Deep-Water Port in Iceland

“German Bremenports has reached an agreement with Icelandic partners to form a company with an aim o...

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