Container throughput at China’s Shanghai port has risen by 5.1% in the first half of this year compared to the year-ago period, according to Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG).
The US Port of Virginia is looking to scale up its use of LNG bunker as it becomes the first US port to join SEA/LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition committed to accelerating the uptake of LNG as a marine fuel.
Singapore is enforcing the use of mass flow meters (MFMs) for all distillates bunker delivery from 1 July 2019, following on from the mandated use of MFM systems for heavy fuel oil delivery since the beginnning of 2017.
Chinese eastern port of Qingdao and Brazilian oil and gas firm Petrobras have inaugurated a bonded spot crude oil depot at Dongjiakou port area of Qingdao Port.
Port operator PSA International has appointed Singapore telcos Singtel and M1 to conduct trials for the use of 5G in smart port management.
Sweden’s Swedegas and FordonsGas have penned a new agreement to make bunkering available for liquefied biogas (LBG) at the port of Gothenburg.
Singapore-based bunker supplier Southernpec (Singapore) has been permanently banned from supplying marine fuels in the port of Singapore after the local port authority revoked its bunker supplier licence.