Wärtsilä to supply control system for Harvey Gulf shore-based LNG fuelling facility

The contract for the control system for a shore-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, has been awarded to Wärtsilä. The facility is owned by Harvey Gulf International Marine, a major owner-operator of offshore supply and specialty vessels headquartered in New Orleans. It will be used to supply fuel to […]

Ebola outbreak delays Mercy Ships sail to Africa

Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world’s largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa. Already with one canceled deployment to Guinea, where Ebola first broke out last December, the Mercy Ship now waits in the water with crew and staff, […]

Record result in seaborne cargo handling for the Port of Hamburg

The Port of Hamburg has seen record performance figures, handling a total of 72.6 million tons (+ 6.6%) in the first six months of 2014. Hamburg’s universal port, with 50.7 million tons of predominantly container handling has achieved a result of 4.8 million TEU (20-ft standard containers), an increase of 6.8%. The largest seaports on […]