Russian gas and LNG firm Novatek announced Wednesday that it has found a major new gas field in the Gulf of Ob, just off the Yamal Peninsula in the Russian Arctic.

On 10th November, 2018, 20 participants from the Baltic ports gathered at the Port of Ust-Luga, Russia, for a tour of the premises. The study tour, organized by the BPO in cooperation with one of its members, the Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga, was a perfect opportunity to experience first-hand the operations of what is set to be the largest port in Russia and Eastern Europe.

• logitrans 2018 to take place in Istanbul on November 14-16
• Air cargo growing, rail cargo premiering, digitalization the current trend
• Exhibitor participation at last year’s level

International Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and Logistics Exhibition – Eurasia Rail which hosted 200 companies and 11,949 visitors from 25 countries last year, will host the leading names of the global railway sector in Izmir between 10 - 12 April 2019.

On Sunday, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new estimate of the likely effects of anthropogenic carbon emissions in the medium term, with unpleasant conclusions. The panel reached a consensus estimate that global warming is likely to reach the Paris Climate Accord limit of 1.5 degrees Celcius between 2030 and 2050, with an additional increase to 2.0 degrees C thereafter, even if parties to the Accord fulfill their commitments to reduce emissions. The marginal increase from 1.5 degrees of warming to 2.0 degrees of warming is likely to result in considerably more damage to the human environment and food supply.

Shell has achieved the Port of Rotterdam's first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation using the specialized LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa.

Maritime Authority of Jamaica’s Director General, Rear Admiral (ret’d) Peter Brady has praised the dedication of African States in working together towards achieving global maritime goals and meeting international environmental targets.


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INTERCARGO held its Annual General Meeting, Executive and Technical Committees’ meetings in London on 1 and 2 October 2018, along with a well-attended Dinner Reception on the first day. INTERCARGO re-iterated its commitment to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally-friendly dry cargo shipping industry and its support for an industry governed by free and fair competition. The meetings were chaired by Chairman John Platsidakis, Vice Chairman Jay K Pillai and Technical Committee Chairman Dimitris Fafalios.
The main topics were the Safe Carriage of Cargoes, Investigation of Casualties by Flag Administrations, Air Emissions (including the 2020 Sulphur Limit regulation and Greenhouse Gases), Ballast Water Management, the nonavailability and adequacy of Port Reception Facilities for cargo residues, Port State Control transparency and anticorruption practices, Design Standards for Bulk carriers and related equipment. 




October 9th, 2018, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future as the aviation industry marked ten years since agreeing an ambitious joint strategy for reducing carbon emissions.

Newport Shipping Group has purchased 100 scrubbers with options for an additional 100 units from Chinese scrubber manufacturer Weihai Puyi Marine Environmental Technology Co (Puyier).

The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in global economic activity, according to new research released today by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). The report, Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders, explores the fundamental role civil aviation plays for today's society and addresses the economic, social and environmental impacts of this global industry.

The cruise ship “Viking Sky” sailed into the Kiel Fiord on her maiden visit to Kiel early on Tuesday morning escorted by a water fountain display from a local tug. The ship’s arrival also marks the ninth and final occasion this season on which a cruise ship has visited the port for the first time.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2018 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), which showed that passengers are looking to new technology to give them more control, information and improve efficiency when they travel.

• logitrans 2018 to take place in Istanbul on November 14-16
• Air cargo growing, rail cargo premiering, digitalization the current trend
• Exhibitor participation at last year’s level


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