InterManager Daily News 21.06.2024.

1. Large-scale electrolyser and wind energy landing point on the Maasvlakte. Zeevonk II, winner of the wind park IJmuiden Ver tender for plot Beta, is going to build an electrolyser on the Maasvlakte. It will make it possible to convert wind farm energy into green hydrogen.
2. HHLA Sky technology supports automated drone flights at dronePORT Hamburg. As part of dronePORT opening in Hamburg, HHLA Sky, a subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik , presented its solutions for efficient drone operations in Hamburg. The dronePORT Hamburg is the first location for unmanned aviation and mobile sensor technology and was opened today by the Hamburg Port Authority, the Hamburg Police and Hamburg Aviation. The dronePort is the first ground infrastructure of its kind in Europe.
3. Sweden-Belgium Green Shipping Corridor welcomes new partner and expands green ambitions. Port of Gothenburg, North Sea Port, and DFDS welcome Port of Antwerp-Bruges to the Green Shipping Corridor and bolsters the green ambitions of the project. By 2030, two ammonia-fuelled ro-ro vessels are expected to operate on the routes between Sweden and Belgium, and the ports will step up efforts on electrification and ammonia bunkering, potentially making it the world’s first green ammonia shipping corridor for freight vessels.
4. ABP Humber supports Sailors’ Children’s Society. Associated British Ports  Humber is delighted to announce its chosen charity and partnership for 2024. ABP has for many years supported many worthwhile causes and supported events in the Humber region. This year we are excited to welcome a great local cause to our list, the Sailor’s Children’s Society.
5. Ecomar delivered to AtoB@C Shipping. ESL Shipping’s subsidiary AtoB@C Shipping has on 13th June taken delivery of Ecomar, which is the third vessel in the 12-strong series of 5,350 dwt plug-in hybrid vessels. Ecomar will shortly commence its maiden voyage from India to Europe.
6. Digital innovation APM Terminals calls first movers to join innovators program to enhance visibility and reliability for customers. Digital solutions are the backbone of modern terminal operations and offer unique opportunities to accelerate and optimise the flow of cargo through container terminals. Therefore, it was a breakthrough for customer service, when APM Terminals launched the Shipping Line Dashboard to enhance the connections and cooperation between shipping lines and inline services.
7. Evalend kamsarmax sinks in the Red Sea. The Tutor, a Greek-owned kamsarmax, has become the second constructive total loss from the seven-month campaign by the Houthis to disrupt merchant shipping. The vessel sustained damage and water ingress in the engine room last Wednesday when it was hit by a sea drone with one seafarer dying in the attack.
8. Oldendorff seals high price for ultramax pair. Bulker prices are in the spotlight as German powerhouse Oldendorff Carriers tests the market.  Broker reports close to the cash-rich account note that two Japanese-built, 60,900 dwt scrubber-fitted ultramaxes, Alwine Oldendorff and August Oldendorff (built 2014, 2015), have been sold to undisclosed Asian buyers for $61m. This marks the first modern Japanese ultramaxes sold for over a month.
9. Piracy incidents on the rise in Bangladesh. The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has warned that emerging Asian export powerhouse Bangladesh is suffering from increased piracy incidents. The report notes that there have been nine piracy incidents in the first five months of the year, compared to just one in the same period in 2023.
10. Denmark seeks to stop shadow tanker fleet carrying Russian oil. Denmark is considering ways to stop a so-called shadow fleet of tankers from carrying Russian oil through the Baltic Sea, the Nordic country said on Monday, triggering a sharp response from Moscow’s diplomats who said any such move would be unacceptable.Russia sends about a third of its seaborne oil exports, or 1.5% of global supply, through the Danish straits that sit as a gateway to the Baltic Sea, so any attempt to halt supplies could send oil prices higher and hit the Kremlin’s finances.


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