Sailing, Ports & Shipping
A new cargo-passenger shipping link between Bushehr and Doha will be launched by the end of the Iranian month ending Oct. 22, following the completion of repairs at Doha passenger terminal and the finalization of issues related to allocation of subsidized fuel for the vessels in Iranian waters.
According to Director General of Ports and Maritime Directorate of Bushehr Province Siavash Arjomandzadeh, the new service, which has the capacity to transport 1,300 people and 700 vehicles, or a combination of 300 vehicles and 50 trucks, will operate twice a week, the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development's news service reported.
The export of refrigerated commodities has also been planned.
Japanese auto producer Toyota is extending domestic vehicle output cuts into August as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to depress global sales.
Production of battery metals such as graphite, lithium and cobalt will have to increase by nearly 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies, the World Bank reported Monday.
Long-term supply contracts with OEMs provide economic stability for the leading supplier of fuel tanks for heavy vehicles
The third shipping route between Iran and Oman will be launched in the coming days, says Hamid Zadboum, the head of Ports and Maritime Organization.
Electric vehicle sales in India have reportedly recorded a growth of 20 per cent to 156,000 units in the financial year 2019-20, largely driven by the sales of electric two-wheelers that form bulk of the nascent industry.
On Tuesday, April 14, China’s State Grid announced to invest RMB 2.7 billion in total to construct charging piles. It said it plans to build 78,000 charging piles in 2020, which is 10 times more than the addition last year.