• World Maritime Week launches in Bilbao

    World Maritime Week launches in Bilbao

    • 12th February 2019

    Bilbao Exhibition Centre has opened its doors today for the launch of World Maritime Week 2019. The show runs from February 12 to 14 hosting four separate maritime events under one banner – Sinaval, Eurofishing, FuturePort and Marine Energy Week. More than 35 shipowners and shipyards are due to attend the three-day celebration, which welcomes

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  • Spain’s Noatum Port reports rapid container growth

    Spain’s Noatum Port reports rapid container growth

    • 11th September 2018

    Spain’s Noatum Port Holdings is expected to handle 3.7 million TEUs this year, up by over 12 pc from 2017, according to CEO Sun Kai. Chinese logistics giant COSCO Shipping acquired 51pc of Noatum Port Holdings in a reported $228 million deal in November. From January to July, containers handled by the company reached 2.08

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  • Repsol signs 20-year deal with Louisiana LNG export facility

    Repsol signs 20-year deal with Louisiana LNG export facility

    • 11th September 2018

    US outfit Venture Global LNG has entered into a 20-year agreement with Spanish energy company Repsol SA. The deal will involve the supply of one million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility in Louisiana each year. Repsol will purchase LNG on a free on board (FOB) basis from the

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  • Stage set for Portugal Shipping Week

    Stage set for Portugal Shipping Week

    • 11th September 2018

    Iberia’s vibrant maritime sector is set to be showcased in the first instalment of new international shipping event Portugal Shipping Week. The event will take place in Lisbon from September 17 to 21 and will feature a number of high-profile events allowing Portugal to celebrate its maritime prowess, premier seafaring facilities and highlight its passion for the shipping sector and Blue Economy. Anticipating a

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  • BBC World News presenter to join Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon

    BBC World News presenter to join Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon

    • 4th September 2018

    BBC World News presenter and anchor, Lucy Hockings, will be joining the Seatrade Cruise Med Conference, which takes place this September in Lisbon, Portugal. The anchorwoman, who has interviewed global opinion leaders and influencers and covered some of the major news events of the past decade, will put her skills into action as moderator for

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  • Tanger-Med link ports set new traffic record

    Tanger-Med link ports set new traffic record

    • 27th August 2018

    The ports of Tarifa and Algeciras, linking Spain to Morocco’s Tanger-Med have set new traffic records. Numbers released by the Port Authority of Algeciras show that 11,000 vehicles and 45,000 passengers entered the Tanger-Med port through the two Spanish ports. In Spain, the Crossing the Strait Operation, was kicked off on the 15th of June to

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  • Portugal’s Naval Rocha shipyard reports surge in activity

    Portugal’s Naval Rocha shipyard reports surge in activity

    • 27th August 2018

    Portugal’s Naval Rocha shipyard is reporting a surge in activity in the opening half of 2018 after delivering a series of drydock, wet basin and pier-side projects.  Naval Rocha commercial director Sergio Rodrigues said the yard located in the heart of Lisbon Harbour on the north bank of the River Tagus has completed a wide

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  • Navantia prepares for Carnival Triumph retrofit in Cadiz

    Navantia prepares for Carnival Triumph retrofit in Cadiz

    • 17th August 2018

    Navantia Shipyard in Cádiz is set to complete a retrofit of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship which will be renamed Carnival Sunrise after the transformation. The project will begin in spring of 2019 and include the re-designation of the ship to reflect the enormous transformation. The cruise will join the Sunshine class of Carnival after two months of retrofit work. Renovation works include the redesign of luxurious

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  • Navantia begins construction work on Portuguese WindFloat Atlantic project

    Navantia begins construction work on Portuguese WindFloat Atlantic project

    • 17th August 2018

    Spanish shipyard group Navantia has started the construction of the floating foundation for the first full scale floating wind turbine that will be installed at the Portuguese WindFloat Atlantic project. The construction work is taking place at Navantia’s shipyard at Fene which is located at the port of Ferrol near La Corunna and it comes

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