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11Mar

MEKE MARINE AWARDED BAKU–TBILISI–CEYHAN PIPELINE RESPONSE CONTRACT

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Meke Marine, Euroshore member based in Istanbul, Turkey, is pleased to announce that BTC has awarded MEKE for the Provision of Tier 2 Oil Spill Response in Turkey.
The Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline is a 1,768 kilometre (1,099 mi) long crude oil pipeline from the Azeri–Chirag–Gunashli oil field in the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. It connects Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan and Ceyhan, a port on the south-eastern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, via Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. It is the second-longest oil pipeline in the former Soviet Union, after the Druzhba pipeline.

11Mar

A EUROSHORE DELEGATION AT THE 3RD CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN PORTS ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

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By Stelios Karampelas, Environmental Scientist MSc, Antipollution, Greece

I am delighted to be given the opportunity to write some thoughts on my participation in the 3rd African Ports Environment & Sustainability Conference as a member of the Euroshore delegation in February 2020. The Conference took place in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo, where I had the pleasure and honor to meet and cooperate with executive members of Euroshore, to participate in interesting conversations over sustainable development and to share useful information regarding the company I represented, Antipollution S.A., as Head of Port Reception Facilities Department.

11Mar

FAIRDEAL MARINE, FIRST ARABIC MEMBER TO JOIN EUROSHORE

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19th February 2020
Fairdeal Group is the first member ever from the Arabic area to join Euroshore. Euroshore gather a record of 36 members in 17 countries.
Fairdeal Group was founded in 1978 by the late Cpt Michael Sarros a Master Mariner who has been involved in ship-owning activities since 1973. Headed by Mr. Nick Bafaloukos, the Group is active today in four major fields, shipping, environmental services, oil trading plus bunkering and marine services.

11Mar

VEOLIA UK JOIN EUROSHORE

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On 1st January 2020 VEOLIA UK joined Euroshore, which gather now 35 Member company in 16 countries. We are delighted to welcome them within the Euroshore family and met his representative Neil Holland, Business Manager - Marchwood Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility, for short introductory questions. A few more on a short film here.

11Dec

PROVIDING PORT RECEPTION FACILITIES IN AFRICAN PORTS: A NEW AND INCREASING ROLE FOR PRIVATE BUSINESS ACTORS

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By Dr. Harry Barnes-Dabban, Founder and Executive Coordinator of Ports Environmental Network-Africa*

Most African ports have in the last decade been undergoing institutional restructuring influenced by economic liberalisation, which is a prominent feature of globalisation processes. The ports are beginning to transform from their typical service and tool port management model towards landlord in which the port authorities take charge of port infrastructure, maritime access and port regulation, while port operations and logistical functions are concessioned to the private sector.