(News) INDIA – Two modern marine ambulances launched

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/two-modern-marineambulances-launched/article33688904.ece Two modern marine ambulances that are aimed at providing swift emergency response to fishermen in distress in the seas were launched on Thursday by the Minister for Fisheries and Harbour Engineering, J Mercykutty Amma....

(News) REUNION ISLAND – Port Est: Dockers strike causes nearly 1,500 containers in backlog

https://la1ere.francetvinfo.fr/reunion/port/port-est-les-dockers-sont-engreve-pres-de-1-500-conteneurs-en-souffrance-917248.html%3cspan%20id=%22ms-outlook No delivery of containers to the Port Est since Friday after dockers stopped working and demanded an increase in their wage bill. A proposal to end the strike was presented to the dockers on...

(News) OMAN – Construction of the most advanced radio station in Chabahar port

https://www.pmo.ir/en/news/52987/Construction-of-the-mostadvanced-radio-station-in-the-Oman-Sea-in-Chabahar-port The Maritime deputy of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Sistan and Baluchestan, Hossein Ebrahimi, stated that the planning for the construction of a radio station using the latest technologies in the port of Chabahar...

(News) KENYA – Shipping activity at Mombasa port rebounds on increased regional traffic

  https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001401135/ shipping-activity-at-mombasa-port-rebounds-on-increased-regional-traffic Transshipment traffic (shipment of goods or containers to an intermediate destination, then to another) at the Port of Mombasa has bounced back strongly this year. This is bolstered by improved performance in the...

(News) SAUDI ARABIA – Mawani launches new shipping route from Jeddah port

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1795951/corporate-news Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has announced the launch of new shipping service from Jeddah Islamic Port, complementing its strategic partnerships with some of the largest shipping companies in the world, such as Hapag Lloyd,...

(News) PAKISTAN – Gas allocation for new LNG terminals opposed

https://profit.pakistantoday.com.pk/2021/01/19/gas-allocation-for-newlng-terminals-opposed/ The Petroleum Division has opposed a proposal regarding the allocation of the existing capacity in the gas pipeline to the upcoming two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals at Port Qasim, Karachi, saying that...

(News) IRAN – Jask oil terminal offshore pipe-laying operation begins

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/457110/Jask-oil-terminal-offshorepipe-laying-operation-begins Following the favorable weather conditions and the completion of initial preparations in recent days, the shore pulling operation of a 2.5-kilometer pipeline leading to the first single-point mooring (SPM) of the terminal was started. The...

(News) SEYCHELLES – Seychelles port extension works are expected to start this year

  http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/14209/Seychelles%27 +port+extension+plans+get+boost+from+Abu+Dhabi+delegation After a delay of over five years, work to extend Seychelles' main port, Port Victoria is expected to start this year. The announcement on Monday came as a high-level delegation from the Abu Dhabi...

(News) INDIA – MS MARCO POLO reaches the end and beached in India

https://www.cruisehive.com/ms-marco-polo-reaches-the-end-and-hasbeen-beached/45898 The Iconic MS MARCO POLO vessel has reached the end and completed her final journey at the ship-breaking facility in Alang, India. She was to be scrapped but she beached. The vessel which was once...

(News) IRAN – India delivers 1st batch of heavy cranes to bolster operations at

https://newsdaily.in.net/india-delivers-1st-batch-of-heavy-cranes-tobolster-operations-at-chabahar-port/ India has delivered a consignment of heavy gear, together with cranes, for additional improvement of Iran’s Chabahar port, signaling New Delhi’s dedication to the strategic connectivity venture that may present entry to markets in...