InterManager Daily News 30.12.2020.

1. Brexit Deal: Long awaited perspectives for the port and the port businesses
The port of Zeebrugge is thé bridgehead for distribution from the Northwest of Europe to the United Kingdom. Many terminals, liners and logistics companies in Zeebrugge focus their activities on the United Kingdom.

2. Scorpio Bulkers announced the sale of an Ultramax Vessel
Scorpio Bulkers announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with an unaffiliated third party to sell the SBI Phoebe, an Ultramax bulk carrier built in 2016, for approximately $17.65 million. Delivery of the vessel is expected to take place in the first quarter of 2021.

3. 12 Days of Christmas user generated content tribute to seafarers
As our contribution, Ocean Technologies Group have created a singalong video to the tune of the 12 days of Christmas with lyrics specially written by the #SeafarersDeliveringChristmas team. Video submissions have been uploaded from across the world to make a truly collaborative maritime industry anthem to show appreciation of our colleagues at sea.

4. Crew finally return home after spending 368 days at sea
Following the successful arrangement of a charter flight 150 seafarers made it home – including crew who had been at sea for 368 days The outbreak of the global pandemic saw crew changes become near impossible in some locations, significantly affecting seafarers who were isolated on vessels for several months and those who were unable to return to their workplace.
5. Cyprus Shipping: Island competitiveness
“It is an absolute must for a maritime nation like Cyprus to have a clear orientation for the future development of the shipping sector in order to ensure that Cyprus has a leading role and involvement in the formulation of the global and European maritime agenda,”Demetriades fellas Maritime CEO, adding: “The aim is to adopt a comprehensive strategy whilst building a shipping and maritime culture in our country.”

6. Global Wind Service awarded contract by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Global Wind Service has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the pre-assembly, transport, and offshore installation for all 89 turbines comprising Wind Farm Fryslân in the Netherlands.

7. Crews Start Cutting Second Section of Golden Ray
The cutting comes after crews successfully cut off and removed the bow section in November, marking the first section to be removed. Crews have since been working on modifications to make the operation more efficient based on lessons learned from the first section.

8. Argentina Agro-Export Companies Improve Labor Deal to End Grains Port Strike
Argentina’s influential chamber of soyoil manufacturers and exporters on Sunday spiced up an offer to striking workers, seeking to end a more than two-week standoff that has bogged down exports from one of the world’s main breadbaskets.

9. WB Govt Calls For EoI To Set Up Deep Sea Port In Tajpur
The West Bengal government has called for expressions of interest (EoI) from global agencies to set up a deep-sea port in Public-Private Partnership in East Midnapore at Tajpur.

10. Dubai’s DP World In Talks To Invest $190m In Angola Port
DP World has been selected as the preferred bidder to enter into discussions with the Government of Angola for a 20-year concession. Dubai-based DP World has been selected as the preferred bidder to enter into discussions with the Government of Angola for a 20-year concession and operation of the multipurpose terminal (MPT) at the Port of Luanda.’s+DP+World+in+talks+to+invest+%24190m+in+Angola+port


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