What trends do maritime industry experts predict for 2023?

We heard about expectations across the shipping industry including ZeroNorth and Houlder. This highlighted collaboration across the board especially due to recent geopolitical events.

Signal: US targets Turkey with unprecedented shipping sanctions

The US sanctions on five Turkish shipping and trade companies formed part of the wider US sanctions put on Russia, aiming particularly at Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Project.

DP World launches cricket initiative with Indian legend Tendulkar

DP World partnered with Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar with the aim of “supporting the next generation of cricketers across India and beyond.” 

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Tendulkar (right) poses with the re-purposed cricket containers. Credit: DP World
Tendulkar (right) poses with the re-purposed cricket containers. Credit: DP World.

The 10 most expensive port construction projects in 2022

This year we analysed the top 10 most expensive port projects, which feature a combined cost of around $17bn. The Seine Nord Europe Canal came top as the largest project with a listed value of $6.1bn.

DP World opens “remote pinning station” in safety push

DP World opened its first “remote pinning station” in Southampton to increase stevedore safety. This was noted as the first of its kind at a straddle carrier port.

From napkin to shipyard: meet Icon of the Seas

A deep dive into the largest cruise ship in the world, which was said to be designed with “no boundaries to the ideation”.

Konecranes chooses L&T for port crane manufacturing in India

The partnership with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is set to strengthen Konecranes’ reach across India.

KKR has acquired Hitachi Transport System

The acquisition will see Hitachi Transport System being renamed LOGISTEED.

DP World to operate key parts of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Port

The Dubai-based logistics giant made a 30-year agreement with investments valuing more than $250m.

Container terminal port of Dar es Salaam
The port of Dar es Salaam is a key trade connection for East Africa. Credit: Moiz Husein Storyteller/Shutterstock.com.

ONE welcomes its largest-ever vessel in Japan

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the delivery of its new 24,000 TEU capacity vessel, the One Innovation.