1GSA – the recently-launched independent GSA network – has appointed Goodman GLS Co. Limited as its exclusive member for Korea.

2017 was a record year for the Baltic cruise industry, according to Cruise Baltic's latest market review.

Marlink Group continues to expand as the leading maritime VSAT company, serving globally more than 5000 vessels under contract

On Thursday, the LNG carrier Gemmata departed Dominion Energy's Cove Point LNG terminal with the facility's first cargo ever, inaugurating the operation of the second LNG export plant in the lower 48 states.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a draft EU proposal for implementing Brexit over the way it handles the question of Ireland's customs. The proposal would require customs officials in Northern Ireland to abide by EU regulations in order to minimize trade disruption with the Republic of Ireland, the only EU member state that shares a land border with the UK. Both sides want to avoid reimposing the "hard border" that existed from the Troubles of the 1970s until the IRA ceasefire in the mid-1990s.

ACO Marine has been awarded contracts to supply its advanced wastewater treatment technology as retrofit solutions to river cruise vessels operating on European waterways. 
The 232-passenger capacity sisters Ukraina and Moldavia, undergoing refit work at the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company’s fleet maintenance base in Izmail, Ukraine, will each be retrofitted with a Maripur NF 250 unit.

Sofia – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for a renewed policy focus on strengthening Europe’s aviation competitiveness under the upcoming Bulgarian Presidency of the EU. There is an urgent need to strategically plan the capacity needed to accommodate growing demand for global connectivity, environmental improvements, and infrastructure cost regulation.

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) the world’s fastest growing flag has expanded its technology offering by linking with Pole Star to offer a comprehensive sanctions compliance and risk management service for its fleet vessels.

Investments, innovations and transnational co-operation needed to strengthen inland shipping Enhancing inland navigation is essential to cope with constantly growing transport volumes within the Baltic Sea Region and Europe in a sustainable way. Inland navigation must be further developed as an integral part of a multimodal and sustainable transport system which takes advantage of digitalization and automation. This requires investments, innovations and intensive transnational co-operation, since 75 % of inland navigation operations are crossborder.

Last year, the Azov-Black Sea (+10.4% year-on-year to 269.5mt) became the country's biggest trading basin, surpassing the Baltic's long-lasting dominance (+4.6% yoy to 247.5mt).


The Latvian port also hit a new ro-ro cargo units handling all-time high last year, when 81,755 trucks and trailers (+2.3% year-on-year) went through Ventspils' quays.

The Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre hosts Exporail India from 5-6 December 2018.

The containership segment’s commitment to ocean sustainability has been underscored with another order for Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC water lubricated propeller shaft bearing concept. 
The decision by Brazil-based cabotage carrier Log-In Logística to select the Thordon solution for a 2700TEU newbuild Log-In Polaris, is indicative of a trend in the sector for mitigating against the risk of oil pollution by adopting the simpler, environmentally-safer water-lubricated propel shaft concept.

Particularly strong growth in container throughput of 12.3% (in tonnes) was the main driver of growth in the port of Rotterdam throughout 2017. Total cargo throughput rose by 1.3%, with the port returning to the growth trend seen before 2016. Total tonnage increased from 461 million to 467 million. The increase in containers was offset by a fall in dry bulk of 2.6% and in wet bulk of 4.1%. Break bulk (Roll on/Roll off and other break bulk) increased by 7%.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the US government and industry stakeholders to agree upon a set of common principles in order to enable aviation to continue to increase the level of benefits it delivers in the US and around the globe.


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