LNG Dredger conversion begins at Damen Dunkerque

Work has begun on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, which will become Europe’s first LNG-fuelled dredger. The vessel is being converted from diesel-electric to dual-fuel propulsion at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. Steel has been cut for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new… Read more »


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 »



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 »