Krishnapatnam Port has installed electrical gantry cranes (pictured) to boost its container-handling capacity

Ports in India, Asia’s third-largest economy, are increasingly turning to sustainable initiatives while pursuing growth opportunities.

Evergreen containers

The transaction is pending approval from Evergreen's board of directors. The Taiwanese liner operator and Kaohsiung Port plan to sign the lease in September after getting approval.

China's Ministry of Transport outlined plans for LNG as a ship fuel. Credit: Malte Schwarz

China’s Ministry of Transport outlined plans to promote LNG as a clean marine bunker fuel. 

Inspectors checking marine fuel

Industry body Intertanko has called for immediate government action to prevent the sale of unsafe bunker fuel, with hundreds of vessels having been damaged by contaminated product over the past five months.

Malaysian port

Local shipping companies have struggled in the face of increased competition, Malaysian trade body has said.

Port of Cotonou

West Africa’s Cotonou Port is perfecting the art of partnerships with private and international agencies in order to modernise its operations and transform itself into one of the most efficient hubs in the sub-region.

Al Futtaim Motors uses Khalifa Port as a national hub point of entry.

ADPorts and ATB to jointly set up an identical scheme at Khalifa Port, ATB has the expertise and also a good track record of deliveries in the Mediterranean.

UASC vessel side view

Dubai-based United Arab Shipping Company is taking World Fuel Services to court for alleged breach of contract in relation to bunkering off-specification fuel oil in 2016.

Yangon port

Container lines serving Myanmar are facing mounting challenges caused by difficulties at the gateway port of Yangon.

Port of Rouen

The year 2018 is a very important year for Rouen as it marks the completion of a major maritime project to deepen the River Seine.