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AUGUST 2014 Issue
 
Iron Ore Trades
Petcoke: Special Report
Inspection, Analysis & Sampling
Mechanical Ship Unloaders
Grabs & Shipboard Equipment
North American East Coast
HWY H2O

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Published: 01 May 2014
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Trade & Commodities
Better infrastructure allows Colombia to boost coal exports
Thanks to expansion taking place in various ports, Colombia will be able to export a further 40mt (million tonnes) of coal by sea by the end of this year...
Published: 18 August 2014
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Brazilian soya harvest to be bigger than ever
During its three-month harvest season, 25mt (million tonnes) of soya will be exported by Brazilian ports this year. In the following three months, an additional 50mt will be sent abroad...
Published: 18 August 2014
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Iron ore trades: China’s influence remains strong
The single most important determinant of prices of iron ore will continue to be China, which alone is responsible for two-thirds of the 1.2bn tonnes of seaborne trade in the commodity...
Published: 18 August 2014
Iron ore trades: China’s influence remains strong
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More uncertainty about coal trade - BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK AUGUST 2014
Healthy growth in dry bulk commodity trade during 2014 as a whole is still a realistic expectation. But signs have emerged suggesting that expansion may be more limited than foreseen earlier...
Published: 18 August 2014
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Freight key for
Transportation cost, especially ocean freight transportation cost, is becoming increasingly important to the petroleum coke (petcoke) market as more of this material is transported greater distances to reach customers...
Published: 19 August 2014
Freight key for
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Shipping & Transportation
GAC appoints new Group Vice President for Asia Pacific
Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has appointed Fredrik Nyström as its new Group Vice President for the Asia Pacific region. He takes over from Dan Hjalmarsson, who has retired...
Published: 19 August 2014
GAC appoints new Group Vice President for Asia Pacific
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Grabs and shipboard equipment
Shipboard cranes are designed to achieve a short term payback based on a high cadence of production and working flexibility...
Published: 19 August 2014
Grabs and shipboard equipment
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ISS assists complex Algeciras ‘super crane’ installation
Four STS cranes, the largest of their type anywhere in the world, have been brought onshore, ready for commissioning, at Algeciras port in Spain...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Marshall Islands Registry: third largest in the world
International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) provide administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries...
Published: 19 August 2014
Marshall Islands Registry: third largest in the world
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Shipping industry submits comments to Australian Anti-Trust Review
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted comments on behalf of the global shipping industry to a comprehensive competition policy review being conducted by the Australian Government...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Solving ballast convention implementation problems
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) — in co-operation with a wide coalition of international shipping organizations — has submitted an important paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that proposes a means of overcoming...
Published: 19 August 2014
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SSA appoints new executive director
The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has appointed Michael Phoon as the new Executive Director of the SSA as a result of the forthcoming retirement of Daniel Tan after 29 years of dedicated service to the Association...
Published: 19 August 2014
SSA appoints new executive director
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WSS joins MACN and global fight against corruption
Alongside the Wilh.Wilhelmsen group,Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is now a full member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and will be joining the campaign to eliminate corruption across the maritime industry...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Ports & Terminals
Caacupemí de Pilar port opens in Paraguay
Authorities in Paraguay have inaugurated a new port terminal at Caacupemí de Pilar, which is expected to handle general cargo, containers and finished vehicles. It is one of the few ports that barges can still reach even during restricted water levels...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Inspection, Analysis & Sampling
Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a broad range of products to support bulk materials processing and transportation including state-of-the-art sampling systems, highly accurate belt scales, tramp metal detectors and the ability for real time online analysis with its PGNAA coal analyzer product line.
Published: 19 August 2014
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Louis Dreyfus to invest US$1 billion in Brazilian port infrastructure
Louis Dreyfus Commodities is to invest half its budget over the next five years in improving logistics in Brazil...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Miritituba to up business
The new transshipment river port at Miritituba, in Brazil, is seeing a rapid expansion of business, which currently involves it in providing storage for agricultural produce from the midwest to the north regions of the country...
Published: 19 August 2014
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New Santos grain terminal opposed
Santos’ municipal government is lobbying Brazilian authorities to dissuade them from permitting a tender to be issued for a new grain terminal at Ponta da Praia, in the port of Santos...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Pecém adds silo capacity
CearáPortos, which manages the Brazilian port of Pecém, has decided to create a bank of silos to meet the demand of producers and exporters of soya beans in Maranhão and Piauí...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Port of Antwerp maintains growth trend
The Port of Antwerp handled 98,229,046 tonnes of freight in the first six months of 2014. That is 2.7% more than in the same period last year, itself already a record year...
Published: 19 August 2014
Port of Antwerp maintains growth trend
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Rio Grande prepared for bumper harvest
The Brazilian port of Rio Grande expects to handle 9.5mt (million tonnes) of an estimated harvest of 40mt in the state of Rio Grande do Sul...
Published: 19 August 2014
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Engineering & Equipment
Building projects driving cement demand in Oman
In Oman, it is estimated that demand for cement over the next four years will rise at an annual rate of 6%...
Published: 18 August 2014
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First SENNEBOGEN 821 E-Series in France: scrap handling at Eurometal
Eurometal is successfully using a new SENNEBOGEN 821 E-Series for handling scrap and aluminium. The compact material handling machine moves up to 480 tonnes daily...
Published: 19 August 2014
First SENNEBOGEN 821 E-Series in France: scrap handling at Eurometal
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Hitachi GET launched for European market
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) has introduced a range of ground engaging tools (GET) to its customers in Europe,Africa and Russia...
Published: 19 August 2014
Hitachi GET launched for European market
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KRANUNION’s new sales strategy pays off
KRANUNION, with its brands KIROW KOCKS and ARDELT, recently celebrated its 400 years combined anniversary...
Published: 19 August 2014
KRANUNION’s new sales strategy pays off
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Westfield launches award-winning innovative drive-over hopper
Westfield, a leading grain auger and accessories manufacturer, recently announced the release of the new GULP Drive Over Hopper* with an ultra-low profile, allowing for efficient and quick truck unloading for on-farm applications...
Published: 19 August 2014
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‘Slide and Roll’: drylin W hybrid bearings from igus
The combination of linear plain bearings with supporting rollers offers low driving forces with no requirement for lubrication...
Published: 20 August 2014
‘Slide and Roll’: drylin W hybrid bearings from igus
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Automation and electrification: key to Cavotec’s success in optimizing bulk efficiency
The Cavotec engineering group is working closely with a number of mining groups, port authorities and others to optimize the efficiency with which bulk materials are shipped, handled and stored — from extraction to final destination — by expanding the use of automation and electrification...
Published: 20 August 2014
Automation and electrification: key to Cavotec’s success in optimizing bulk efficiency
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Cement vessels: the first of four flexible cement carriers heads into service
The first two of four new 20,000dwt self-loading/unloading cement carriers for Thai owner Precious Shipping has recently been delivered; it features a MacGregor cement loading and unloading system with a rated capacity of 1,000tph...
Published: 20 August 2014
Cement vessels: the first of four flexible cement carriers heads into service
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Digging deep: mechanical ship unloaders get to the bottom of bulk unloading issues
Tenova TAKRAF Italy has been awarded a contract by ILVA S.p.A., the leading Italian steel producer, for the design and supply of a bucket-chain continuous ship-unloader (CSU) for handling iron ore and coal at the ILVA steel plant in Taranto, Italy...
Published: 20 August 2014
Digging deep: mechanical ship unloaders get to the bottom of bulk unloading issues
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Eriez demonstrates nonferrous fines separation at RWM
Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd will be present at the RWM 2014 exhibition, to be held between 16–18 September at the NEC (National Exhibition Centre) in Birmingham, UK...
Published: 20 August 2014
Eriez demonstrates nonferrous fines separation at RWM
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Hiab: search for best crane driver at 2015 World Crane Championships
Hiab, part of Cargotec, is inviting the world’s best crane drivers to compete in the 2015 World Crane Championships. The winning driver will win a prize worth €25,000...
Published: 20 August 2014
Hiab: search for best crane driver at 2015 World Crane Championships
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Tüfentobel RopeCon extended
Since the year 2005, a RopeCon system has been transporting inert material which is used for backfilling a long-stretched valley at the Tüfentobel landfill site near the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland...
Published: 20 August 2014
Tüfentobel RopeCon extended
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Breakbulk & Bagging
The Cat® M325D MH log handler offers superb fuel economy
Caterpillar offers a complete range of forestry machines and work tools to meet the demanding application needs of the industry. The Cat® log handler range is one of many purpose- built machines specifically designed for the forestry application...
Published: 20 August 2014
The Cat® M325D MH log handler offers superb fuel economy
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Regional Reports
Hwy H2O: keeping North American bulk moving
The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System is a deep draught waterway extending 3,700km (2,340 miles) from the Atlantic Ocean to the head of the Great Lakes, in the heart of North America...
Published: 20 August 2014
Hwy H2O: keeping North American bulk moving
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North American East Coast - basics of the bulk business
In 1953, the year Port Canaveral was dedicated, a Special Act of the Florida state legislature created the independent governmental agency that operates the port — the Canaveral Port Authority...
Published: 20 August 2014
North American East Coast - basics of the bulk business
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