In case you missed it, we compiled news that occured recently. July has been marked by records and growth of activity in some ports.


Many ports revealed their half-year statements :


Ecology is a major challenge in the maritime industry. Port of Long Beach will thus invest $5,3M in green-energy equipment for two of its terminals.

Swiss freight trader Cargill has launched the CO2 Challenge. It aims to find new technologies able to reduce ships’ CO2 emissions, at least by ten percent.

On the other hand, shipping is becoming greener : Hapag-Lloyd revealed a new ship able to run on liquefied natural gas. The ship has a capacity of 15 000 TEUs.

Jan De Nul has launched an ultra-low emission vessel. Five other vessels were ordered. These vessems work with an exhaust gas treatment system and are diesel-electrical powered.