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 Quadrilateral working group on Chabahar port to meet this year

Quadrilateral working group on Chabahar port to meet this year

A meeting of the India-Uzbekistan-Iran-Afghanistan quadrilateral working group on the joint use of Chabahar port is expected to be held later this year as part of New Delhi’s efforts to ramp up regional connectivity initiatives.
India formed a special company in 2018 to operate one of the terminals of Iran’s Chabahar port to improve connectivity to both Afghanistan and the Central ...

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 Corona Vaccination Center established in Imam Khomeini Port

Corona Vaccination Center established in Imam Khomeini Port

A corona vaccination center was established with the aim of facilitating Imam Khomeini port staff to the corona vaccine in cooperation with the regional health network in this port complex.
With the cooperation of Mahshahr city Health Network and Health, Safety and Environment Center (HSE) of Imam Khomeini ports and maritime office, a vaccination center was established at the clinic of Imam ...

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Japanese Research Demonstrates Carbon Capture Using Scrubbers

Japanese Research Demonstrates Carbon Capture Using Scrubbers

A first-of-its-kind test aboard a newly built ship demonstrated the feasibility of carbon capture and storage on an actual vessel. The successful demonstration is a key step in the development of CCS, which is viewed as a potential bridge technology to address decarbonization efforts to reduce harmful CO2 emissions from the world’s fleet.
Initiated by Japan’s National Maritime ...

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 More Shipping Companies Testing Biofuel in Operations

More Shipping Companies Testing Biofuel in Operations

A growing number of shipping companies in different parts of the industry are continuing to experiment with the use of biofuels as a near-term means of improving the environmental performance of their operations. Made from reused oil, biofuel also provides the benefit of recycling an otherwise waste product.
Among the companies reporting recent tests of the alternative fuel product were two ...

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 More Panama Canal Transits Highlight Rebounding Global Trade

More Panama Canal Transits Highlight Rebounding Global Trade

The Panama Canal Authority says vessel transits are rebounding as global trade picks up after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Container ships have led the recovery while liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas are among the fastest growing segments for the waterway, said Ilya Espino de Marotta, its deputy administrator, in an interview at the canal locks.
The canal expects to see around ...

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HHLA and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies unveil HyperPort

HHLA and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies unveil HyperPort

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) will present a virtual demonstration of their HyperPort technology, which it says will offer a sustainable solution for seaport-hinterland traffic, at the ITS World Congress.
In a statement, HHLA said HyperPort will serve as a model for the transport of containers in seaport-hinterland traffic using Hyperloop ...

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BIMCO Expects World Fleet Will Grow at Slower Pace in the Next 5 Years

BIMCO Expects World Fleet Will Grow at Slower Pace in the Next 5 Years

Despite the recent flurry of construction orders coming primarily in the containership and gas carrier segments, BIMCO in its new analysis of global shipbuilding in forecasting a slowing growth rate for the world’s fleet in the next five years compared to the last five years.
Despite the recent flurry of construction orders coming primarily in the containership and gas carrier segments, ...

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 Imam Khomeini port; the main hub for the basic commodities

Imam Khomeini port; the main hub for the basic commodities

The head of the Roads and Transportation Organization: Since the beginning of this year, 6 million and 200 thousand tons of basic goods have been transited from the country's ports to destinations throughout the country.
while visiting the Imam Khomeini port complex and examining the latest status of trucks to transport basic commodities, Dariush Amani stated: According to the existing port ...

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 279% growth in export from the western ports of Hormozgan province

279% growth in export from the western ports of Hormozgan province

The performance of Lengeh Port and West Hormozgan Ports in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, shows a 137% increase in unloading and loading and a 279% increase in exports of oil and non-oil goods.
Regarding the performance of Lengeh port and ports of west of Hormozgan (except Kish) in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, Qasem Askari Nasab, Director ...

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