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Trade & Commodities
Americas coal trades
Coal trade in the Americas has been under a lot of strain over the past year or so, and most operators on both the supply and demand sides have been experiencing great challenges...
Published: 20 June 2016

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A narrowing coal trade vista – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK AUGUST 2016
During recent months, some large elements of global seaborne dry bulk commodity trade proved much stronger than expected earlier. Although signs of changes likely to weaken import demand in several countries are still highly visible, the pattern now unfolding suggests that 2016...
Published: 11 August 2016

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A narrowing coal trade vista – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK AUGUST 2016
Changing regulations are buffeting the petcoke market
Changing regulations are influencing the petroleum coke (petcoke) market today and are likely to have an even larger impact in the future. The most immediate impact is China’s possible regulation of petcoke sulphur content...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Iron ore trades not quite smooth sailing?
Iron ore prices have recovered in recent months but the uplift came from historic lows. The value of the key steelmaking ingredient nudged the US$70/tonne mark in mid-April due to a resurgence of construction activity and steel consumption in China which accounts for some two thirds...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Iron ore trades not quite smooth sailing?
Shipping & Transportation
Energy efficiency is impacted by choices made throughout a vessel’s lifecycle
Investments in energy efficiency improvements offer vessel operators an opportunity to reduce operating costs and emissions while building a more sustainable brand image. The overall energy efficiency of a vessel is determined by the choices made throughout its lifecycle from new build to scrapping and recycling...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Drydocks World conforms to FPC under EU Regulation
Drydocks World, an international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors has successfully been certified to European Standards EN 1090 – 1 and EN 1090- 2. The certification programme is part of the European Union’s Construction...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Drydocks World conforms to FPC under EU Regulation
GROUP ETE invests € 5m to strengthen inland waterways operations
The Portuguese GROUP ETE made an investment of €2 million in its new state-of-the-art pusher tug Bai´a do Seixal, named in early July by the Portuguese Minister of the Sea,Ana Paula Vitorino in a ceremony also attended by the State Secretary of Fisheries, Jose´ Apolina´rio and the Mayor of...
Published: 11 August 2016

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GROUP ETE invests € 5m to strengthen inland waterways operations
IRClass leads EU compliance certification of ship recycling yards in India
IRClass is amongst the first organizations in the world to certify ship recycling yards according to EU standards as an ‘Independent Verifier’...
Published: 11 August 2016

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New Ecofix filler coat reduces the cost of rudder repairs
With an increasing trend for thruster and rudder manufacturers finishing their products with self-cleaning protective hard coatings,Antwerp headquartered Subsea Industries has introduced a filler coating for use with its award-winning Ecoshield hard coat system...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Ports & Terminals
The Port of Gdansk plays host to yet another Chinese delegation
On 30 June 2016, a delegation of three entrepreneurs from the People’s Republic of China visited the Port of Gdansk, accompanied by representatives of the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Mundra sets steam coal discharge record
The Indian port of Mundra has set a new record for the handling of coal. This was established by Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), which is India’s largest port developer and operator.
Published: 11 August 2016

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Pecém acquires new ship-unloader
In Brazil, the port of Pece´m has received a brand-new iron-ore ship unloader, which will be used by the Pece´m Steel Company (CSP) and meets terms and conditions previously agreed between the government and the new port operator...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Port of Antwerp CEO Eddy Bruyninckx becomes a baron
After 25 years as CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, Eddy Bruyninckx has been raised to the nobility by H.M. the king of Belgium with the rank of baron. In Belgium the title of baron or baroness is reserved for those who have made a notable contribution in a particular sector...
Published: 15 August 2016

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VLI continues Tiplam expansion
In Brazil, the Luiz Antonio Mesquita Port Terminal Integrator (Tiplam), part of the VLI logistics operations in the port of Santos, has opened its new sulphur warehouse, thereby doubling storage capacity. This has resulted in 84% of the expansion of Tiplam now being complete...
Published: 11 August 2016

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Engineering & Equipment
Burlington Stone increases its fleet of heavy duty Case machines
Proven reliability and performance combined with reduced ownership costs were key reasons for Burlington Stone choosing a Case 1021 F Series Wheel Loader Burlington Stone, one of the UK’s leading natural stone and slate producers has increased its quarry and earthmoving equipment fleet of Case machines to 10 with the addition of a new Case 1021 F series wheel loader, supplied by local Case dealer Dennis Barnfield.
Published: 14 April 2016

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Burlington Stone increases its fleet of heavy duty Case machines
Cat® GSH425/525 grapples feature new tine design
The new Cat® GSH425 and GSH525 orange peel grapples are designed with horizontal cylinders, creating a profile that allows for greater material penetration and more efficient bulk-material handling...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Cat® GSH425/525 grapples feature new tine design
Cat® MH3295 material handler unveiled
Designed specifically for bulk material handling and scrap recycling applications, the new Cat® MH3295 Material Handler is designed for high production, with an operating weight in its heaviest configuration of 219,056 pounds (99,362kg) and developing 533 net-flywheel horsepower...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Dimisa chooses Bedeschi for Blue Dolphin Power Plant expansion
Bedeschi has been contracted by Dimisa Mexico for the Blue Dolphin Power Plant expansion project located in Mejillones, Chile. The final customer is ECL, one of the Chilean power utility market leaders...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Dimisa chooses Bedeschi for Blue Dolphin Power Plant expansion
Mamonal Seaport: Ceremonial opening and commissioning of FAM technology
FAM Fo¨rderanlagen Magdeburg has successfully commissioned a handling system for the terminal of the Port of Mamonal in Colombia.The use of modern conveyor technology helps transport and load resources efficiently, safely and in environmentally friendly ways...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Phoenix broadens its products to include conveyor belt lighting
Phoenix Lighting has announced the debut of the Conveyo. The US-based company has applied its ‘Durability by Design’ philosophy to yet another critical lighting ...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Phoenix broadens its products to include conveyor belt lighting
Proven technology from MacGregor sought for new era bulkers
Two new LNG-powered bulk carriers for ESL Shipping will set industry-leading standards in environmental protection and efficiency; they are the first of their kind and will feature comprehensive equipment packages from MacGregor....
Published: 15 August 2016

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Proven technology from MacGregor sought for new era bulkers
SENNEBOGEN debuts its 730 model – making light work of timber handling
By purchasing the new SENNEBOGEN 730 of the current E-series, the Pfeifer Group in the Bavarian town of Unterbernbach has shown its confidence in the latest generation of Pick&Carry material handlers. Here, the 730 will be used for any type of log handling. With its extended boom range and compact dimensions, the machine can show its full potential...
Published: 15 August 2016

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SENNEBOGEN debuts its 730 model – making light work of timber handling
Small components for more power: efficient electric motors
Electrical motors for use in dry cargo equipment need to be powerful and fulfil high efficiency values to reduce energy consumption at the same time...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Regional Reports
Hwy H2O – a vital waterway
The Great Lakes/Seaway System is a ‘marine highway’ that extends some 3,700km from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. Approximately 160 million tonnes of cargo travels over the combined Great Lakes/Seaway System on an annual basis, supporting over 227,000...
Published: 15 August 2016

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Hwy H2O – a vital waterway
Buttimer Group

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IBAU HAMBURG

Liebherr

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Heyl & Patterson

Guven Grab

Fednav

ESI Eurosilo

Laidig

E-Crane

Port of Amsterdam

Zeeland Seaports

Orts GMBH

Cimbria

Vigan

Breakbulk Middle East 2016

TOC Americas

Alex Stewart

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