DEME’s Orion arrives at Liebherr

Liebherr MCCtec Rostock GmbH announces the arrival of DEME’s offshore vessel “Orion”. The large-scale project is thus entering the next exciting phase – the erection of the biggest offshore crane Liebherr Maritime Cranes has ever constructed, the HLC 295000. The “Orion” reached the Liebherr Rostock on the 22nd of November 2019. Following the arrival in Rostock, the assembly of the HLC 295000 is going to begin. The manufacture of Liebherr’s

Lindø port of Odense gets prepared

Lindø port of Odense recently placed an order for an LHM 800. The new machine has a lifting capacity of up to 308 tonnes and a lifting height of 96.7 meters above quay thanks to a custom-made multi- layer winch. The LHM 800 will enable the Lindø port of Odense to cope with the huge offshore wind turbines of tomorrow. Lindø port of Odense is Denmarks largest port by area.

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Port of Hamburg striking growth

Port of Hamburg shows growth rate. For Germany’s largest universal port, seaborne cargo handling in the first nine months of 2019 proved highly satisfactory. The growth trend evident since the beginning of the year was maintained. With seaborne cargo throughput up 3.2% at 104 million tons, growth in Hamburg clearly exceeded the figures from its major competing ports in Northern Europe. These reported an advance averaging 1%. Container handling at

Cleaner air and climate protection in Port of Hamburg

Hamburg’s state government approved a large-scale expansion of shore-based power supply in the Port of Hamburg. This will create the conditions for a shift from shipboard diesel power supply to ecological electric power during lay times. With this expansion, Hamburg is playing a pioneering role in the field of alternative power supply during ships’ lay times in port. As the first port in Europe, from 2022 the Port of Hamburg

Hamburg – European hub for the China Trades

Hamburg and China have been trading partners by since the 18th century. Hamburg has nurtured a city & port partnership with Shanghai since 1986. Hamburg opened its Liaison Office – HLO – in Shanghai in 1995. This represents Hamburg interests in China and markets the city as a destination for visitors. Both the HLO in Shanghai and the Port Representative Office in Hong Kong promote the city on the spot

Port of Kiel on joint stand at transport logistic

The Port of Kiel is putting its location and wide pallet of services on display from June 4th to June 7th – along with those of Color Line Cargo and SCA Logistics – at the world’s leading trade fair for logistics and supply chain management, ‘transport logistic’, in Munich. Capacity expansion in ferry traffic to Norway and shipment possibilities in Roll-on/Roll-off services to Sweden are the highlights of this year’s

Maritime 2050 sets out road map for future UK trade

PD Ports welcomes the Maritime 2050 strategy released by the Department for Transport to map out a plan to support the UK’s ambition to be a world-leading maritime nation. The report highlights seven high-level themes including the UK’s competitive advantage, environment, infrastructure, people, security, technology and trade, outlining targets to support the UK’s maritime sector. The introduction of this strategy will enable the maritime industry and government to work more

British Ports call for new freight strategy alongside Government Industrial Strategy

Welcoming the publication of the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper today, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne called for a long overdue freight strategy to aid industrial growth. Mr Ballantyne also suggested that ports should be prioritised in the White Paper, with greater focus on transport connectivity and planning to stimulate national and regional development. The White Paper aims to improve productivity and growth, support emerging industries by

British ports welcome UK Budget on Brexit scenario funding

Commenting on the UK Budget Statement, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne, said: “Against the backdrop of Brexit and economic uncertainty there wasn’t a great deal in this Budget for ports. We do however welcome the Government’s decision to allocate £3bn on Brexit scenario planning. It is as of yet unclear if this will be used to ensure, amongst other things, the adequacy of founding for the boarders

BPA encourages UK ports to complete Port Marine Safety Code compliance

Responding to the launch of the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency’s latest Port Marine Safety Code Compliance exercise the British Ports Association today encouraged the UK ports industry to participate in the initiative. Every three years the MCA asks that the Duty Holders of all UK ports, harbours and other marine facilities to confirm their organisation’s compliance and implementation of the principles and recommendations in UK Government’s Port Marine Safety Code