InterManager Daily News 07.12.2022.

1. WISTA presidents named amongst shipping’s most influential

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou and Elpi Petraki, the current and most recent previous Presidents of WISTA, International have been included on the prestigious Lloyds List’s 100 Most Influential People in Shippin for 2022.

2. CMA CGM received EcoVadis Platinum award for its commitment to sustainable development

The CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, has been awarded a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, a rating agency that assesses the social and environmental responsibility of companies, for the continuous progress it has shown in the sustainable development arena.

3. Hapag-Lloyd receives DNV Excellence 5 Star Award for continuous compliance

Classification society DNV has awarded Container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd the DNV Excellence 5 Star Award for its use of international management systems to enhance its quality, safety, and environmental standards. Hapag-Lloyd was the first container shipping line to be certified with the Award in 2007 and has maintained compliance ever since.

4. ICS advocates for the immediate release of the 26 Heroic Idun seafarers

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world’s merchant fleet, is calling for the immediate release of the 26 seafarers of the very large crude carrier (VLCC) tanker Heroic Idun that are currently being detained without justification.

5. Shell and Eneco select KBR for Dutch wind farm energy storage project

KBR and Shell will design and develop facilities that integrate lithium-ion battery storage and green hydrogen electrolysis production at megawatt scale. The design will enable hydrogen production and electricity storage in periods of high-power production and will convert hydrogen to electricity, via a fuel cell, during periods of lower power production.

6. Ports of Stockholm appoints new CEO

Magdalena Bosson has been appointed the new Ports of Stockholm chief executive officer. Bosson takes over the helm on January 1 with many years of experience from her previous roles, which include transport department director at Stockholm City Council, chief executive officer at Familjebostäder, deputy county governor of the County Administrative Board of Stockholm, Municipality of Huddinge deputy director and most recently as Stockholm City manager.

7. Tankers in unknown territory as Russia bans start

Today marks a potentially transformative one for the crude tanker sector with the European Union ban on the import of seaborne Russian crude oil coming into force as well as the start of the $60 price cap on Russian oil exports.

8. Georgia Ports to Renovate Savannah Terminal as Container Business Takes Off

The Port of Savannah is coming off its busiest October ever, in which it handled nearly 553,000 TEUs. In 2021, the Port of Savannah moved a record 5.6 million TEUs, making for an increase of about 20% compared to 2020. Savannah has benefitted from both a growing amount of U.S. imports during the pandemic and a shift in cargo away from West Coast ports where labor negotiations are ongoing for more than 22,000 dockworkers.

9. Oman’s OQ to Study Feasibility of Producing Green Ammonia and Methanol -Report

Oman’s state-owned energy company OQ is set to study the feasibility of producing green ammonia and green methanol under a memorandum of understanding with A.P. Moller-Maersk, Japan’s Sumitomo and Omani logistics provider Asyad, state news agency ONA said on Monday.

10. Egypt: Suez Canal’s year-end revenues to hit $7.8bln

The annual revenues of the Suez Canal is expected to reach around $7.8 billion at the end of 2022, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie stated during a visit of a delegation of ambassadors from 11 Latin American countries, according to an official statement on November 30th.


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