Norway-Based Ocean Yield Signs An Agreement With Quantum Pacific Shipping For A 49.9 Percent Stake In New Build Container Vessel
Ocean Yield from Norway has sealed the deal with Quantum Pacific Shipping by Idan Ofer for taking possession of 49.9 percent stake in a dual-fuel newbuild container vessel that weighs around 15,300 teu. The investment will be initiated via the well-known joint venture Box Holdings, which is established in collaboration with Quantum Pacific Shipping. The delivery of the newbuild container vessel has been scheduled for third quarter of 2022 and it has been decided that the container vessel will be assigned to an 18-year bareboat charter that is associated with a leading European container company.
The Defence Ministry Places Order For Pollution Control Vessels For Indian Coast Guard At Goa Shipyard
The Defence Ministry has decided to acquire specially designed pollution control ships in the near future for the convenience of the Indian Coast Guard as the vessels will work efficiently to deal with oil spills at sea while amplifying an upgraded pollution response mechanism. The two pollution control vessels will be carefully built to actively respond to oil spill disasters and will be well-equipped with pollution response machinery while at sea, especially in the Andaman and Nicobar islands where the ecological system is more sensitive and prone to accidental harm.
Kochi Port Witnessed A Sudden Surge In The Cargo Throughput Volume During Months Of April And May
Kochi Port has experienced a sudden boost in the overall cargo throughput volume by 5.17 million tons during April and May in 2021. The port handled 3.41 million tons during the same months last year and 2021 saw an increase in the cargo volume in spite of the numerous challenges put forward by the disastrous second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic. As the raging pandemic is still wreaking havoc across the globe and is influencing the maritime operations, the Kochi port witnessed a fall in the number of vessels handled by the port.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Has Recently Introduced Two Mobile X-Ray Scanners At NSICT And APMT
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT, the premier container port in India) has launched two brand-new mobile x-ray scanners at NSICT and APMT to increase the overall efficiency of the port in the long run. The newly inaugurated mobile container scanner will prove beneficial in scanning no less than 20 containers in a span of 60 minutes and that will boost the EXIM community to transfer their cargo in a smooth, hassle-free manner. The mobile scanners installed at JNPT are excellent at conducting a thorough inspection of containers inside the terminal grounds and facilitate trading operations, as well.
Japan-Based Eco Marine Power Is Building Renewable Energy Solutions For Commercial Vessels In Maritime Industry
Hailing from Japan, Eco Marine Power is a renowned technology-oriented organization that is currently focussed on developing new-age, renewable energy solutions for boosting the performance of commercial ships in the shipping industry. Eco Marine Power is making a genuine attempt to launch integrated solar and wind power systems with the cooperation of marine manufacturers in the country.