Seaborne

Uzbekistan sees Pakistani port of Gwadar as gateway for maritime cotton exports

Uzbekistan, one of the world’s largest cotton exporters, sent a high-level delegation earlier this week to the Chinese-owned port of Gwadar in Pakistan to seek logistics opportunities that could help it export. its cotton, the Global Times has learned. Analysts said the move highlights the potential strong demand from countries for an international public facility […]

Coastguard

Yesterday and Today’s Sea Rescue Celebrated with $ 1.4 Million Coast Guard Vessel

Coastguard Nelson has launched a new $ 1.4 million boat, the Hohapata – Sealord Rescue, combining a state-of-the-art rescue vessel with a celebration of historic sea rescue. The Hohapata – Sealord Rescue was launched on Saturday after a christening ceremony in which Ngāti Koata offered the name of their tūpuna, Hohapata Te Kahupuku, who helped […]

Coastguard

Approval recommended for the project to build 26 houses on the Coast Guard site at Steamer Point

The site of the new development at Steamer Point A DECISION on whether or not to grant permission for the controversial redevelopment of a former coastguard complex in Christchurch will be taken next week. BCP Councilthe planning committee will be asked to approve a mix of 26 houses and apartments on the Steamer Point site […]

Seaborne

Clarksons predicts maritime trade volumes to exceed 2019 levels this year

While conceding that major uncertainties remain, Clarkson Research Services predicts that global maritime trade estimates for the year 2021 will not only be back to 2019 levels, but are well on their way to exceeding them. Clarksons predicts 4.2% growth this year, with maritime trade volumes reaching 12 billion tonnes, 0.5% above 2019 levels. Clarksons […]

Seaborne

Coal trade by sea was hit hard in 2020

SThe maritime trade in coal was one of the biggest ‘losers’ in 2020, as total loadings declined significantly due to lower demand. In a recent weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “2020 has turned out to be a really terrible year for the maritime coal trade. Total loadings in the 12 months of […]

Seaborne

The Maritime Target Depot team demonstrates its contribution to preparedness

Department of Arms Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan launch an inflated target, Killer Tomato, to allow the ship’s large caliber team to fire at an active target. US Navy / Petty Officer 2nd Class Gary Prill PORT HUENEME, Calif .– The US Navy’s Seaborne Targets team from Program Executive Office (PEO) […]