InterManager Daily News 16.11.2023.

1. Isle of Man Ship Registry appoints Business Development Manager for Northern Europe and Scandinavia The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is expanding its presence in northern Europe with the appointment of a business development manager to focus on the Scandinavia and Northern Europe. Alexander Christensen, who has a wealth of experience in business development roles within the maritime industry in a near 25-year career, has held a series of senior roles.
2. Valenciaport’s environmental strategy present at Ecofira 2023 The ongoing projects and objectives of the environmental strategy of the Port Authority of València ‘Valenciaport 2030: Zero Emissions’ are present in the edition of Ecofira 2023 which is being held from 14 to 16 November at Feria València.
3. Rotterdam, Maritime Capital of Europe partnership extended during Europort Rotterdam, Maritime Capital of Europe, celebrated its anniversary during the maritime trade fair Europort in Rotterdam, Ahoy. During this celebration, it was announced that the partnership will be extended for two years
4. Economic difficulties continue to impact HHLA’s business The revenue and earnings performance of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) declined in the first nine months of 2023. The ongoing war in Ukraine, geopolitical tensions, inflation and rising interest rates put pressure on consumer and industrial demand and are continuing to hinder the global economic recovery in the aftermath of the pandemic.
5. APM Terminals Callao receives environmental approval to commence development works The General Directorate of Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Transport and Communications has approved the approach to environmental management at APM Terminals Callao. This means that APM Terminals has environmental authorisation to start Stage 3ª development Works at the Multipurpose North Terminal.
6. Seoul readies $544m in aid for Korean shipyards Seoul has earmarked an extra $544m in state support for the Korean shipbuilding sector through to 2028. The money will be spent helping develop alternatively fuelled vessels, on digitalisation and reinforcing the shipbuilding workforce.
7. Kyiv unveils new ship insurance scheme Ukraine’s economy minister Yulia Svyrydenko stated in a Facebook post that the $50m program would insure ships against military risks. The insurance news comes one week after a pilot died and three Filipino crew and a dockworker were injured following a Russian missile strike on a bulk carrier entering the Ukrainian port of Yuzhny.
8. Hanwha Ocean Bags Order for World’s Largest Ammonia Carriers South Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean has secured a $498 million order for four very large ammonia carriers (VLAC) from Greece-based LPG shipping company Naftomar Shipping and Trading Co., South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reports. Construction will take place at Hanwha Ocean’s shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, with expected by the first half of 2027.
9. North America’s LNG Export Capacity Expected to Double by 2027 North America’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export capacity is set to more than double by the end of 2027 with the addition of new LNG export terminals in Mexico and Canada, as well as the expansion of existing LNG capacity in the United States, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.
10. IMO: Supporting ballast water management in Bahamas The importance of the effective implementation and enforcement of the BWM Convention was the focus of a national workshop in Nassau, the Bahamas (31 October-2 November). Through presentations, group discussions and role-play exercises, 32 government officials were made aware of the actions the Bahamas should take at a national level to implement and enforce the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM Convention).


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