France-Based Shipping Organization CMA CGM Is Facilitating Cargo Movement For Clients On Biomethane-Fuelled Ships
French container transportation and shipping organization CMA CGM is a major global liner group that is supervising 257 shipping routes in 160 different countries. Being a world leader, CMA CGM has delivered consistent top-class performance with sustainable strategies, customer-centric services and low-carbon solutions. Recently, the French liner has created a ripple in the maritime arena by offering to transfer shipment via biomethane-fuelled vessels for their loyal customer base. CMA CGM is exhibiting concrete plans of utilizing a renewable gas like biomethane that is derived from natural sources like plant or organic waste. The special service is planned to be launched for intra-European routes as navigated by subsidiary container vessels. The good news is that the clients will be able to reduce the harmful CO2 emissions by at least 67 percent as demonstrated on a well-to-wake basis. The company has future plans of cutting down the carbon footprint in our environment by resorting to non-fossil sources of fuel for generating energy.
APM Terminals, Swan Energy Ltd. And Reliance Naval And Engineering Ltd. Have Been Subjected To Damages From Cyclone Tauktae
As you must be aware of, Cyclone Tauktae had made landfall earlier this week between Diu and Una town (in Gir-Somnath district) and had wreaked havoc across the western states in India as the strong gusts of winds have caused quite a lot of destruction in its path. The port infrastructure at well-established organizations like Reliance Naval And Engineering Ltd., APM Terminals and Swan Energy Ltd. have suffered damages from the powerful cyclone and are still recovering from it. The Pipavav Port Ltd. in Gujarat (as supervised by the APM Terminals) has cited substantial damage and has not been able to resume its operations yet. Though there are no reports of major destruction to the port’s infrastructure facility, the high-velocity winds have disrupted the power supply along with the communication link at the port and office buildings, godowns, plus warehouses have crumbled under the intense pressure of the cyclone.
Mumbai Port Trust Signed An Agreement With SP Armada Clean Energy Ventures Private Limited To Launch An FSRU In Mumbai Harbour
Over the past few years, the Mumbai Port Trust has been focused on the ever-rising demand for natural gas on the Indian west coast. Now, the Mumbai Port Trust has sealed the deal with Shapoorji Pallonji Armada Clean Energy Ventures Private Limited over a license agreement to introduce, maintain and improve brand-new floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for a period of 30 years in Mumbai harbor. The floating storage and regasification unit will be based on a DBFOT model or a Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer basis via an advanced level of the public-private-partnership route.
Kolkata Port Braces Itself With Various Precautionary Measures Against A Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Called Cyclone Yaas
After Cyclone Tauktae, the upcoming Cyclone Yaas over the Bay of Bengal is all set to make its landfall on the eastern coast of West Bengal and Orissa. The Kolkata Port Trust or the renowned Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port in present times is observing prevention measures to combat the strong winds of the cyclonic storm that is brewing over a low-pressure region in the Bay of Bengal. Keeping in mind the severity of the storm, the port authorities are instructing the officials to make sure that all ships are docked properly with no vessel lying unsupervised at the river jetties.
Hamburg-Based John T. Essberger Has Planned To Acquire Eight Brand-New Tankers To Boost Its Existing Fleet
John T. Essberger has earned its reputation in the shipping industry as a top-notch chemical tanker operator from Hamburg in Germany. The company has now decided on taking possession of eight new tankers as a fresh attempt to modernize its current fleet and to boost the overall performance in the long run. Essberger has announced its agreement with the China Merchants Jinling Shipyard for the construction of not one but four 6,600 dwt stainless steel parcel chemical tankers that can enhance the energy efficiency of the fleet by 30 percent.