sold to Breakers 370 USD/TO as is Singapore, includes 150 tons IFO + 25MGO
sold to Breakers 375 USD/TO
Two and a half years after taking over the operations of the Multi-Purpose and the New Cruise Terminals at the Limassol port, DP World Limassol on Wednesday presented the upgrades and investments in infrastructure and equipment. The company said that it had acquired brand-new equipment in January 2019 as part of an ongoing upgrade of the Limassol port infrastructure. The new machinery was put into operation in March 2019, following intensive training of staff and has contributed to speeding up operations at the Multi-purpose port terminal. More specifically, the new equipment includes: A new, high-tech LHM 420 mobile harbour crane, with maximum lifting capacity of 144 tons and radius of 54 metres enhancing the efficient handling and transportation of bulk cargo, general cargo, containers, oil and gas.
Nippon Express France, S.A.S. (hereinafter, “NEF”), a subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd., has opened a Tanger Med Logistics Center in the Moroccan port of Tanger Med, and this Center began operations on Wednesday, June 26, as NEF’s second location in Morocco.
The "Robert S. Pierson" suffered a total failure of the main engine in the Welland Canal near Port Colborne, Ontario, on July 16, 2019. The vessel continued its voyage using the second main engine. On July 19 it sailed from Clarkson to Colborne, ETA July 21.
The "Marella Discovery" took on board 111 migrants of the Peloponnes on July 20, 2019, after their boat got in distress 40 miles SW of the coast of Pylos while enroute to Italy in the morning. They were dropped off in Kalamta. They consisted of 68 men, 10 women, 29 underage boys and 4 underage girls. The two ship operators, 41 and 28, were arrested. y the Port Authorities of Kalamata, Pylos, Katakolo and Zakynthos from the Hellenic Coast Guard Research and Rescue Coordination Center for the existence of a ship with a significant number of foreigners in a difficult situation in the marine area west of Pylos. Under the coordination of the National Center for Research and Development (NCSR) four FRONTEX vessels, two patrol boats, one helicopter of the FRONTEX force and three other ships were involved in the SAR operation.
The Alcantara container terminal in Lisbon announced this week plans to invest 122 million euros (137.4 million U.S. dollars) by 2038 to modernize and streamline the operational activity of its port infrastructure.
July 16: A fire at Iraq’s southern Basra offshore oil export terminal briefly halted crude loading operations on Tuesday but was put out and loading resumed, Iraqi oil officials said. The fire occurred in a residential section of the terminal accommodating workers and did not directly damage oil infrastructure, a port official and sources in the Basra Oil Company said. “Fire erupted at around 5 am (0200 GMT) and it was put out in two hours. We had to halt crude loading operations for three hours for safety issues,” said a port official who was speaking from the Basra port. Basra port has restored full operations with no stoppage at the oil exports jetties, said a statement from the state-run Basra Oil Company. Four workers suffered minor injuries, it added.
sold to Breakers 396 USD/TO As is Kolkata, India via online auction
sold to Breakers 410 USD/TO
Australia’s biggest port operator DP World is telling dock workers that 200 jobs will be made redundant in Sydney and Melbourne as the company grapples with stalled union negotiations and growing commercial pressures. DP World Australia’s chief operating officer Andrew Adam told The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald that the company had no choice but to shed 200 staff – 100 in Melbourne (on top of 50 stevedores who will leave the business this week) and 100 in Sydney. About 1800 stevedores work at the company. “It’s a decision not taken lightly, but we’ve lost volume and market share since last year,” Mr Adam said.
The Mexican government is upgrading the Port of Manzanillo, one of the country’s main Pacific Ocean ports, with four new terminals. The terminals will include a specialized container facility with capacity to handle 1.75 million TEUs per year, another for agricultural bulk, one more for mineral bulk and one specialized for hydrocarbons.