Investigation findings into a dramatic accident involving an MSC containership in Jebel Ali last year topped reader interest last week, while the scrubber debate raged on with some of the largest orders yet seen were made, and Wärtsilä continued on its digital voyage with Singapore partnerships.

When it comes to talking about Wärtsilä’s digitalisation strategy Chief Digital Officer Marco Ryan stresses, stewardship and collaboration with customers and stakeholders, to find workable solutions, with a real business case, that will help shipping be more efficient and sustainable.

Damen Shipyards Group has inked a contract with Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Abu Dhabi Marine Services (Safeen) for the supply of two new Damen ASD Tugs 2411, the company announced.

Singapore is to set up the first 3D printing production facility on-site at port to produce equipment parts.

DP World has broken ground on a multi-purpose port development in Berbera in Somaliland.

The Belgian company Jan de Nul was been awarded dredging works to deepen the access of the access channel for the Port of Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez recently inaugurated the new Pier 6 facility of Puerto Cortes operated by Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana (OPC), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI).

Dutch company Van Oord and Belgium-based Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, have been awarded a major contract for the modernisation of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland.

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) reported record profits for the first half of the year, and though the upward trend continues the Cosco Shipping-controlled port company's ceo warned official foot-dragging is holding back development plans.

The Eastern Mediterranean’s largest port, Piraeus, was the star of the recent China Global Television Network (CGTN) report ‘Where the maritime silk road meets land’.

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