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Mrinmoyee Hazarika

Port of Savannah to handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the US has unveiled a programme for the Port of Savannah to simultaneously accommodate six 14,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels by 2024.

Valmet to service automation systems on four Celebrity Cruises vessels

Valmet has entered a service agreement with Celebrity Cruises to repair the company’s DNA integrated automation systems currently installed on four Celebrity Cruises vessels.

Hapag-Lloyd to retrofit one containership to operate using LNG

Hapag-Lloyd is set to convert one of its large containership, Sajir, to operate using liquified natural gas (LNG) as fuel.

Tallink Grupp to form collaboration to study autonomous ships

Estonia-based shipping company Tallink Grupp is set to form a partnership with Fleetrange, researchers from the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI) and Aalto University to develop autonomous ship navigation techniques.

Dorian LPG to invest in three additional scrubbers

US owner and operator of modern very large gas carriers (VLGCs), Dorian LPG, has entered a contract for three additional exhaust gas cleaning systems, increasing its total scrubbers under contract to ten.

Port of Brisbane selects principal contractors for $114m terminal

Australia’s Port of Brisbane (PBPL) has selected principal contractors for its new A$158m ($114m) Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, which is scheduled to open next year.

Oldendorff Carriers receives five new eco-ships

Oldendorff Carriers has received five new eco-ships, four of which have been delivered on the same day.

GPH secures 30-year concession to operate cruise port in Antigua

Global Ports Holding (GPH) has signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to exclusively operate the cruise port in Antigua.

January’s top news stories

Canaveral Port Authority awarded a $108.5m contract to Ivey’s Construction for building its new Cruise Terminal 3 project, and the majority of British ports have little or no transition plan in place for Brexit, reveals a survey report published by executive search firm Odgers Berndtson. wraps up the key headlines from January 2019.

Final phase of $87m CROP project at Port of Port Hedland to begin

Work on the final phase of the A$120m ($87m) Channel Risk and Optimisation Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland in Western Australia is scheduled to begin in April this year.