Steady Container Dwell Times at San Pedro Bay Ports in May 2024

Average dwell times for containers at the San Pedro Bay Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in May 2024 remained steady compared to April 2024 for containers moved by truck. Containers destined for local delivery via truck spent an average of 2.47 days at port terminals in May, nearly identical to April’s average of 2.50 days.

Efficient Cargo Movement

The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) noted, “There has been a trend of consistently low truck dwell times in the past year compared to...

BIMCO Discusses ‘Complexities Of Regulations & Contracts’ At Posidonia

On Wednesday, 5 June, around 200 people gathered at the Posidonia Exhibition Center to attend BIMCO’s “Today’s contractual solutions for your decarbonisation voyage” panel discussion.

Regulatory complexities of the CII, EU ETS and FuelEU Maritime

BIMCO team took the audience through the regulatory complexities of the CII, EU ETS and FuelEU Maritime as they steer commercial negotiations towards a new era of data sharing, operational energy efficiency and performance.

The panel also assessed the...

“K” LINE Group Celebrates Environmental Achievements at 2024 Awards Ceremony

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) held the “K” LINE Group Environmental Awards 2024 Ceremony on June 7, 2024. These awards, established in 2015, honor outstanding environmental preservation activities by both executives and employees across the “K” LINE Group. Celebrating its 10th year, the ceremony recognized initiatives that exemplify originality, challenge level, contribution, continuity, and potential for widespread impact.

Award Categories and Recipients

The awards included a Grand...

Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards (Marinas Edition) 2024: Recognizing Excellence in Marina Facilities Across MENAT Region

Abu Dhabi Maritime, a division of AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), is pleased to announce the second edition of the prestigious ‘Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards (Marinas Edition)’ for 2024. Following the success of last year’s inaugural awards, marinas from the Middle East, North Africa, and Türkiye are invited to showcase their excellence and achievements.

Objectives and Categories of the Awards

The Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards aim to recognize and celebrate exceptional marina facilities that maintain high...

IMO’s MSC 108 Advances Maritime Safety with Amendments

The 108th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 108) took place from 15 to 24 May 2024, where important discussions were held and various amendments were adopted to advance maritime safety. According to DNV, during MSC 108 amendments enhancing the fire safety of Ro-Ro passenger ships were adopted, as well as amendments extending emergency towing equipment to new ships other than tankers, and amendments improving the safety measures for ships using natural gas as fuel, reports...

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