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Barcelona port attends Logistics Transport China fair

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 13, 2018 – The Port of Barcelona is presenting its activities and services at the Logistics Transport China, May 16-18, 2018, targeting Chinese importers, exporters and logistics operators. The delegation is formed by the Deputy Director General of Strategy and Commercial of the Port of Barcelona, Santiago Garcia-Milà; the leader of… Read more »

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VTR mvoes from terminal area in Genoa port

Genoa, Italy  – The continuous increase in traffic volume has led to a reorganisation of the terminal areas. The VTR area for handling empty containers has been moved outside the Terminal. This has allowed the group to obtain new space to be dedicated to import and export and, at the same time, to facilitate return… Read more »

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ILO Moves to Protect Abducted Seafarers’ Wages

Working committee of the International Labor Organization has endorsed an amendment to the Maritime Labor Convention that would ensure the payment of seafarers’ wages while they are held captive by pirates. At present, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation, there is a potential contractual gap for seafarers who are unlucky enough to be kidnapped… Read more »

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GERMAN PORT SETS 2025 DEADLINE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Niedersachsen Ports has launched an initiative to implement and coordinate a sustainability management system with the aim of ensuring continuous improvement of processes for a sustainable future.   Its ‘Green Port Officer’ (GPO) project across its sites consists of different sustainability measures; changing light sources from traditional halogen lights to low carbon LED lights, e.g…. Read more »

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HHLA PLAYS ITS PART TO MAKE HAMBURG AIR CLEANER

Battery-powered A lithium-ion battery-powered automatic automated guided vehicle (AGV) prototype has been in operation at the CTA since autumn 2016 and has been successfully tested together with an electric charging station. Six of these charging stations have already been installed at Altenwerder and over the coming weeks, 25 lithium-ion battery-powered AGVs will go into operation… Read more »

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TRELLEBORG PRESENTS GREEN SMARTPORT CONCEPT

Trelleborg Marine Systems is stressing the importance of ‘hyper-collaboration’ to improve safety, efficiency and sustainability of operations for green smart ports of the future. The global mooring specialist will discuss the technologies that are available, how they can be used in practice and how they might evolve going forward, at the upcoming Green Maritime Forum… Read more »