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LATEST NEWS
New Mobile Dust Suppression Design: Rugged Construction, Compact Size
BossTek announces the debut of the DustBoss: the newest model in its growing family of self-powered dust suppression equipment...
Published: 15 January 2018

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New Mobile Dust Suppression Design: Rugged Construction, Compact Size
Trade & Commodities
Bettercoal welcomes JERA Trading as its first Member in Asia
Bettercoal is pleased to announce that JERA Trading has joined the initiative and is its first Member in Asia...
Published: 19 January 2018

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Brexit: UK Club to set up a subsidiary in the Netherlands
The UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has announced its intention to establish a new European subsidiary in the Netherlands...
Published: 02 December 2017

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Brexit: UK Club to set up a subsidiary in the Netherlands
Freightos Index: The Biggest Gap on Last Year’s Ocean Prices So Far This Year
On the Freightos Marketplace, the Shanghai-New York (PVG-JFK) air rates averaged $4.50/kg back in September. It had jumped to $6.50/kg by Week 45 (two weeks ago) and climbed up to $7.00/kg this week (when space was available)...
Published: 29 November 2017

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Freightos Index: The Biggest Gap on Last Year’s Ocean Prices So Far This Year
Fertilizer outlook
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed the upswing in economic activity is strengthening, with global growth projected to rise to 3.7% in 2018...
Published: 17 November 2017

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Firmer support for coal trade – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK November 2017
Further signs of strengthening support for commodity imports into many countries emerged during recent weeks...
Published: 15 November 2017

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Firmer support for coal trade – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK  November 2017
Shipping & Transportation
KR starts to provide statutory services to Portugal
Korean Register (KR) - an IACS member classification society - has been granted authorization by the Portugal Maritime Authority (DGRM) to deliver statutory services on behalf of the Portugal flag state...
Published: 22 January 2018

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I-Tech AB appoints exclusive importer and agent in South Korea in response to high demand for Selektope®
I-Tech AB, has responded to strong market demand in South Korea by appointing KhaiEL as the exclusive importer and agency for the unique antifouling ingredient Selektope®...
Published: 10 January 2018

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Moore Stephens says optimism likely to outweigh pessimism for shipping in 2018
International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens expects optimism to triumph over pessimism in the shipping industry during the next twelve months...
Published: 08 January 2018

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Shodan’s Graphical Ship Tracker is a Cyber Security Game Changer Says Pen Test Partners
Following their recent blog which highlighted vessel satcom box vulnerabilities using Shodan, a search engine which finds devices connected to the internet...
Published: 08 January 2018

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Shipping confidence at highest level for three-and-a-half years
Shipping confidence held steady at its highest rating in the past three-and-a-half years in the three months to end-November 2017...
Published: 05 January 2018

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Hanseaticsoft simplifies purchasing processes with new mobile app
Hanseaticsoft, provider of maritime software, has launched a new mobile app to make purchasing processes simpler for shipping companies.
Published: 22 December 2017

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BIMCO and CIRM propose software maintenance standard for shipping
BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime), have sent the industry's first proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for consideration...
Published: 20 December 2017

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OCEASOFT’s latest-generation of Bluetooth-enabled temperature data loggers facilitate cold chain management
The latest generation Atlas and Emerald products offer improved performance and a robust user experience in the field..
Published: 11 December 2017

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OCEASOFT’s latest-generation of Bluetooth-enabled temperature data loggers facilitate cold chain management
WATCH NEW CSL VIDEO: Aggregate Loading and Discharge Operation - MV CSL Tecumseh - Port McNeil B.C. to San Francisco, CA
In this video, MV CSL Tecumseh, a Trillium Class, 71,405 DWT Panamax self-unloader, loads aggregates in a remote area near Port McNeil, British Columbia, and discharges three ways in the San Francisco Bay area in California.
Published: 11 December 2017

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Bunker suppliers must prepare for the death of fossil fuels in shipping
Marine bunker suppliers should anticipate that there may no longer be significant demand for fossil fuels from shipping within as little as 25 years...
Published: 10 December 2017

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London P&I Club warning on excessive position-fixing intervals
The London P&I Club says excessive onboard position-fixing intervals have been a contributory factor in some recent costly claims...
Published: 06 December 2017

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Moore Stephens says UK Autumn Budget preserves stable tax regime for shipping
The stability of tax rules is of vital importance to the UK shipping sector, and international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says it is therefore encouraging that the UK government continued to provide a stable regime in its Autumn Budget 2017...
Published: 05 December 2017

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Aquaplot joins Technology Transfer Programme of European Space Agency
Start-up Aquaplot has been a member of the incubator programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) since September 2017...
Published: 03 December 2017

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Exol tests readiness with spillage exercise
Exol Lubricants has successfully facilitated an exercise simulating the response to a hydrocarbon spill incident at its bulk blending site in Rotherham, South Yorkshire...
Published: 02 December 2017

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Tripartite Shipbuilding Forum agrees on major industry goals
Carbon emissions, safety and cyber security were at the top of the agenda at the annual Tripartite Shipbuilding Forum which attracted more than 100 delegates...
Published: 01 December 2017

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Shipping Must be Economically Sustainable if it is to Deliver on Environmental Sustainability, ICS tells OECD
Addressing government trade negotiators in the OECD Working Party on Shipbuilding at a workshop on 'green growth' in Paris today...
Published: 29 November 2017

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Ballast water treatment system launches
Coldharbour Marine, a UK-based manu- facturer of inert gas generators and ballast water treatment systems, launched a new version of its inert-gas based GLDTM treatment plant, designed specifically for large bulk carriers...
Published: 24 November 2017

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UK-based water quality monitoring specialists Rivertrace head to Marintec
Rivertrace, producers of water quality monitoring products, will be showcasing their Smartsafe ORB and Smart ODME, during Marintec...
Published: 23 November 2017

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UK-based water quality monitoring specialists Rivertrace head to Marintec
Improving market for Handymax bulk carriers
Freight rates for bulk carriers in the Handymax size group have recovered in the past twelve months, after plummeting to very depressed levels. Cautious optimism, from a shipowner’s viewpoint...
Published: 22 November 2017

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The end of the paper chase: DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet
In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet...
Published: 21 November 2017

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Transmax™ a self-unloading bulk-carrier to overcom draught limited ports
National Ports in partnership with thyssenkrupp Industrial Solution have developed a self-unloading super shallow draft bulk carrier that will revolutionise the transhipping operation in shallow water ports around the world. The Transmax™
Published: 21 November 2017

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Ports & Terminals
Plans to address UK rail challenges are bold
Ed Thomas, UK head of transport, comments on the Government’s new rail strategy. He said: “The government’s new strategic vision for rail...
Published: 08 December 2017

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Crowley Maritime’s Jacksonville Terminal Now Live with Tideworks’ CitadelMC℠ SaaS Solution
Tideworks Technology® Inc., a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal management and planning software solutions, today announced that Crowley Maritime has gone live with CitadelMC?...
Published: 06 December 2017

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Great interest in the Port of Hamburg in Hong Kong
Along with Hamburg Invest, last week Port of Hamburg Marketing visited Hong Kong. More than 170 representatives of shipping, logistics, industry , politics and trade associations used the Port of Hamburg’s Evening Reception on 24 November to brief themselves...
Published: 29 November 2017

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Port inks lease with International Raw Materials
In mid-October this year, the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners entered into an agreement with International Raw Materials (IRM) to lease the Port’s Bridgeview Terminal. IRM previously operated at the port from 1981–2001...
Published: 20 November 2017

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Engineering & Equipment
Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group join forces
On December 15th, Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group signed a joint venture agreement with the purpose of cooperating in the construction and trade of inland waterway vessels. The joint venture will operate under the name Concordia Damen Shipbuilding.
Published: 17 December 2017

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World’s first class approved 3d printed ship’s propeller unveiled
Following a rigorous testing process, verified by Bureau Veritas, the world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands...
Published: 09 December 2017

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Kramer place a big lift truck order with Konecranes
Rotterdam-based Kramer Group recently confirmed a substantial 22-machine order with Konecranes...
Published: 08 December 2017

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Buffed for optimum propeller performance
Hydrex has developed a new way of maintaining ship propellers to achieve maximum propulsion efficiency...
Published: 07 December 2017

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ABB launches sequential turbocharging system
ABB Turbocharging announces its latest technology development, the Flexible integrated Turbocharging System for Two-Stroke Engines (FiTS2) at Marintec China, December 2017...
Published: 06 December 2017

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Sennebogen’s signature maxcab now offers even more comfort stanley, ncs
The material handling industry’s most innovative operator’s station is now bigger and better. Standard on SENNEBOGEN machines, the updated version of the Maxcab is about 3” (70 mm) longer than the previous generation. The resulting cab expansion not only provides more space for the operator to work comfortably. It also offers additional room for an optional electric cooler behind the seat, as well as additional storage space for other necessities.
Published: 06 December 2017

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Sennebogen’s signature maxcab now offers even more comfort stanley, ncs
Martin Engineering Program Raises Funds To Improve Breast Cancer Awareness
In September 2017, Terminale Intermodale Venezia S.p.A. (TIV) ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Mobile Harbor Crane for its terminal in Marghera, the commercial port of Venice.
Published: 30 November 2017

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Martin Engineering Program Raises Funds  To Improve Breast Cancer Awareness
ABB Turbocharging tops industry efficiency benchmark
ABB Turbocharging has raised the industry benchmark for low-speed turbocharging efficiency to achieve an additional turbocharger efficiency increase of 2% by performing the measurement on an actual engine on an engine testbed...
Published: 29 November 2017

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ABB Turbocharging tops industry efficiency benchmark
Hempel reduces cargo hold maintenance costs by launching new Hempadur Ultra-Strength Fibre 47510
Hempel launched its new cargo hold coating – Hempadur Ultra-Strength Fibre 47510. This innovative coating offers customers an outstanding return on investment by delivering up to 40 per cent reduction in cargo holds maintenance costs*.
Published: 29 November 2017

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Hempel reduces cargo hold maintenance costs by launching new Hempadur Ultra-Strength Fibre 47510
New hydraulics workshop to serve as european nerve centre for repairs
Cargo Care Solutions (CCS), the hatch cover and Ro-Ro equipment specialists has opened a hydraulics workshop in response to the growing demand by ship owners for maintenance and repair of their hydraulic deck equipment...
Published: 17 November 2017

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Regional Reports
Bulking up in the Baltics
Over the first three quarters of 2017, the Port of Riga has handled a total of 25.5mt (million tonnes) of cargo, 5.1% — or 1.4mt — less than during the same nine months of 2016...
Published: 16 November 2017

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Port of Portland

Buttimer Group

STEMM

BossTek

Taim Weser

J&B Grijpers

Conductix

Telestack Limited

DSH Systems

DNV

ContiTech AG

Fednav

Blug

E-Crane

Liebherr

EMS-TECH

LAIDIG

Coalrans Asia 2018

4th Coaltrans Middle East

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DSH Systems
PINTSCH BUBENZER GmbH
Alex Stewart International
Gambarotta
DNV
ContiTech AG
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GUVEN
Fednav
Blug
Orts GMBH
E-Crane
Vigan
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Page & Macrae
DBD Global
Applied Conveyor Technology Inc
STEMA
EMS-TECH
LAIDIG
HAPMAN
ELME Spreaders
NEUERO
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