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Newest Aframaxes Make Maiden LNG Bunkering

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: AET’s first LNG dual-fuel sister Aframaxes, Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu, successfully completed their first ship-to-ship (STS) LNG bunkering at the Port of Rotterdam (POR), earlier this month. The latest in AET’s eco-friendly innovation towards a sustainable industry solution that meets IMO’s 2050 goal, this …

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New High Bay Container Storage System Launched As “Boxbay”

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A new international joint venture that aims to change the way that containers are handled in ports has been launched by global trade enabler DP World and industrial engineering specialists, SMS Group. “BOXBAY” represents a new and intelligent High Bay Storage (HBS) system that will …

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Atran Airlines Launches News Route, Links Xi’an With Moscow

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Atran Airlines, the Russian air express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has launched a new route linking Xi’an, China, with Moscow, Russia. The first flight was operated by one of Atran’s Boeing 737-400SF freighters with further plans for Boeing 737-800BCF deployment to be able to guarantee …

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Maritime Majors Establish Digital Container Shipping Association

Singapore: Port Wings News Network: Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced that A.P. Moller –Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express established Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) in The Netherlands. Industry veterans form leadership team, with Thomas Bagge appointed as CEO. After gaining regulatory approval from the Federal Maritime Commission …

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ICTSI Argentina Launches Operations

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: TecPlata, the new container terminal located in Argentina’s Puerto de La Plata, recently began operations, with an opening ceremony that was attended by the vice governor of the province of Buenos Aires, the Minister of Production and several other national, provincial and municipal officials. The …

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Keppel, DNV GL Team Up To Promote LNG as Ship Fuel

Singapore: Port Wings News Network: Classification society DNV GL and Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), announced that they have signed a framework agreement to boost the uptake of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as ship fuel. The agreement covers potential newbuilding …

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