Port Esbjerg Secures 144.9 Million Wind Energy Investment

Denmark’s Port Esbjerg set to receive a USD144.9 million investment from Nordic infrastructure fund Infranode. Infranode, is a Nordic infrastructure fund, that has partnered up with the municipally owned, Danish Port Esbjerg to invest up to one billion Danish kroner into new port infrastructure facilities for the wind turbine industry in

Breakbulk growth in Port of Rotterdam

‘Our ambition is to make Rotterdam the breakbulk hub of Europe,’ says Emile Hoogsteden, commercial director of the Port Authority, regarding breakbulk growth aspirations. Port of Rotterdam recorded breakbulk growth in 2019. In terms of combined transhipment of heavy lift, project cargo, steel, forest products, automotive and non-ferrous metals, a significant

XELLZ looking at Ireland for its offshore supply base operations

XELLZ Operations B.V., a Dutch private limited liability company has started investigating the potential of an offshore supply base location in the South and South-East of Ireland to open-up an operation to serve the future offshore renewable wind energy endeavors. “We already started discussions with ports and landowners to ensure

Transforming Aberdeen into Europe’s energy port

With an eye on catering to growing renewable energy and decommissioning markets, the port of Aberdeen has undertaken the largest marine infrastructure project in the UK A transformation is underway at the Port of Aberdeen. Often called the “Oil Capital of Europe”, the Port of Aberdeen has long

Breakbulk on the Rise

Despite tariff concerns and driven by new energy projects, breakbulk cargoes at U.S. ports are growing. Maritime research consultancy Drewry suggested earlier this year in its “Multipurpose Forecaster and Annual Review” that the multipurpose shipping market, which includes both breakbulk and project cargoes, would show improvement this year after a

Trio forge port agreement

ALE, the Port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift have signed an agreement with the aim to provide the full service of port operations for the offshore wind and decommissioning industries. The Port of Dundee currently works with offshore wind and decommissioning clients in the North Sea, to provide but the

Mammoet partners with PortXL

Dutch heavy lift specialist Mammoet has signed an agreement to join the world’s first port and maritime industry start-up accelerator, PortXL. This partnership enables Mammoet to collaborate with established businesses and start-ups active in the maritime sector – working in energy, ports, refineries, shipping, and logistics. The end goal of PortXL