Seabury Secures Wind Farm Port Financing

The state of Connecticut has reached an agreement to develop an offshore wind facility at State Pier in New London. Seabury Maritime, the global maritime and transportation investment and advisory firm, announced today that the company acted as the transaction advisors to the Connecticut Port Authority  in a public/private investment to redevelop State Pier. The … [Read more...]

Feature: New York’s $40+ Million Short Sea Shipping Prize

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) A perfect storm of new challenges and spiraling cost for truck drivers in New York City has resulted in a tsunami of political support for Short Sea Shipping (SSS) initiatives to move cargo off trucks and onto local waterways. In just the past six months government officials in New York have pledged highly valuable waterfront … [Read more...]

Interview: Royal HaskoningDHV’s Kris Kosmala Talks Smart Ports

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Kris Kosmala is Director of Smart Port Operations Digital Solutions at Royal HaskoningDHV, an independent international engineering and project management consultancy dedicated to leading the way in sustainable development and innovation. Royal HaskoningDHV has over 6,000 employees based across 100 permanent offices in … [Read more...]

Winners And Losers: Sulphur Switch May Be A ‘windfall’ For Charter Market

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) MSC, Maersk, Cosco and CMA CGM are among ocean carriers that expect to temporarily increase their capacity this year to mitigate the downtime as ships are retrofitted with scrubbers, or for the decontamination of tanks to accommodate compliant fuels, ahead of IMO 2020. Notwithstanding seasonal supply and demand drivers, containership owners are … [Read more...]

Fujairah Offers Clean Fuel Well Ahead Of IMO Deadline

by Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) - The port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun offering cleaner marine fuel oils that comply with stricter global emissions rules which come into effect at the start of 2020, a port document showed. Marine fuels, also known as bunkers, with a maximum 0.5 percent sulfur content are “available in Fujairah as early as February … [Read more...]