Finland-Based Meriaura Group Has Designed A Transport Concept To Achieve 100 Percent Carbon Neutrality By 2024
The entire world is currently crumbling under the pressure of surviving a raging pandemic that has affected a majority of industries across the globe. Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc when it comes to global trade and has inevitably stunted economic growth. However, the maritime industry is seriously ushering in a new, eco-friendly era where shipping vessels are constantly striving to reduce the carbon footprint. Following the trend, Finnish shipowning company Meriaura has designed an innovative transport concept that aims to achieve 100 percent carbon neutrality by the year 2024. The concept incorporates the ideation of hybrid propulsion that revolves around battery technology along with sustainable bio-oil. The Finland-based company is focused on automating the total cargo handling system based on renewable energy sources. Meriaura Group is working tirelessly to revolutionize the transport chain and is now developing a brand-new, commercial operating model to implement the upcoming changes. The transport concept is meant to be applicable to lake, canal and sea feeder traffic in the near future.
Hazira To Diu Cruise Service Has Been E-Launched To Improve Coastal Transportation On A Whole New Level
Mansukh Mandaviya, the Union Minister, has given the green signal to e-launch a brand-new cruise service from Hazira to Diu to usher in a modernized version of coastal transportation. The Hazira to Diu transportation service will work wonders in boosting the coastal transportation at a Hazira-based ferry terminal as previously constructed by Essar Ports. Being an integral part of the ports business of Essar, Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd. (EBTL) is of the opinion that coastal transportation will be elevated to an enhanced level once the new cruise route will start its services and promote coastal tourism along the western coast of India.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Launches A Brand-New Inter Terminal Route To Allow Smooth Trading
JNPT has recently inaugurated a Inter Terminal route that links BMCT with the remaining four container terminals under the supervision of JNPT, which is introduced under the country’s premier container port called the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). The newly launched route will work at diminishing the container movement distance between BMCT and the four other terminals and allow the hassle-free movement of ITRHO (Inter Terminal Rail Handling Operation) along with TP (Transhipment) for the smooth flow of both ITRHO and TP containers along the route. The Inter Terminal route will make sure to establish a timely connection of export containers and on the other hand, boost the rail share, volume of transhipment containers and train-handling time, as well.
The Centre Rejects The Construction Of Container Transhipment Hub Project Near Kanyakumari Via PPP Route
The Centre has unfortunately discarded the plans to construct a container transhipment hub project near Kanyakumari through the PPP (public, private, partnership) route owing to the strong opposition put forward by the local fishing community. Earlier, the VOC Port Trust had been successful in acquiring an expression of interest (EoI) as per the supervision of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to encourage the building of a transhipment hub that has a capacity of 6.5 million teu.
Meyer Werft Receives The Order For A New Cruise Vessel Since The COVID Pandemic Hit The World
The Germany-based shipbuilding organization Meyer Werft has received the first order since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, for the purpose of building a new cruise ship. The 229-meter long cruise vessel is supposed to be ready for delivery to Asuka Cruise (a joint project between Japan-based well-known firms like Anchor Ship Partners and NYK Group) by the end of 2025. The new order has been a welcome change to the German shipbuilder due to the unforeseen circumstances brought forth by the deadly virus, which has affected the maritime industry to a great effect.