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Published: 01 May 2014
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Trade & Commodities
Brazil’s domestic demand for aluminium grows, while exports plummet
The news that Alcoa, Brazil’s largest producer of primary aluminium, has closed its 100,000- tonne-a-year-capacity smelter in Minas Gerais state, and slashed production by almost 150,000 tonnes at the 460,000-tonne-capacity Alumar...
Published: 21 July 2014
Brazil’s domestic demand for aluminium grows, while exports plummet
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Grain import demand may recede - BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK JULY 2014
In many dry bulk commodity trades there are clear signs of continuing growth. Positive influences are expected to be more than enough to offset any negative changes...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Varying steel output affects raw materials
Changes in steel production, seen among the principal raw materials importing countries during the first half of this year, may set the pattern for 2014 as a whole...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Shipping & Transportation
I-Tech's Selektope authorised for EU approval by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
I-Tech, the originator of Selektope®, a marine biocide used to improve ship hull performance and reduce maintenance, has been notified that Selektope has passed the EU evaluation criteria for marine biocides and therefore can be authiorised for approval in the EU.
Published: 09 July 2014
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I-Tech signs supply agreement with Chugoku Marine Paints Ltd (CMP)
I-Tech has entered into a non-exclusive supply agreement with Chugoku Marine Paints Ltd (CMP) for use of I-Tech’s proprietary product, Selektope®, in commercial antifouling paints. Selektope® is to be used as the principle biocide in new products to be brought to the market by CMP.
Published: 10 July 2014
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Pacific Basin - definitely quite Handy
Turn the clock back a decade. Bulk carriers were getting bigger and demand from China where a string of hulking new ports were under construction was starting to change the dry bulk trades in a way that seemed certain to consign Handysize vessels to the history books...
Published: 21 July 2014
Pacific Basin - definitely quite Handy
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Simplifying grain shipments in Brazil
The start up of two new terminals built by the Bunge trading company on rivers in the Amazon, heralds a new era for the export of soya and maize from Brazil, as they will cut the cost of shipping grain by up to a third...
Published: 21 July 2014
Simplifying grain shipments in Brazil
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SINWA Group: first non-UK stockist and agent for GUARDIAN
Following on from the recent announcement of its global expansion plans, Guardian Maritime Ltd, producers of GUARDIANTM anti-piracy barriers...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Star Bulk and Oceanbulk to merge
In mid-June, Star Bulk Carriers Corp. SBLK +11.85% said that it will merge with Oceanbulk Shipping, owned by Oaktree Capital Management L.P. and the family of Star Bulk’s non-executive chairman Petros Pappas, creating the largest US-listed dry bulk company...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Treading lightly on the environment transporting dry bulk cargo by barge and rail
AEP River Operations, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is a barge company offering services in the transportation of bulk commodities throughout the inland river system. This includes the movement of grain, project cargo, coal, steel, ores, liquids and other bulk products...
Published: 21 July 2014
Treading lightly on the environment transporting dry bulk cargo by barge and rail
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Ports & Terminals
ArcelorMittal and Vale oppose new Brazilian deepwater port
In Brazil,Vale,ArcelorMittal, Gerdau and Usiminas have asked the Espirito Santo Port Company (Codesa) not to build a super port in Praia Mole, but instead move it to Ponta da Fruta...
Published: 21 July 2014
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China continues ban on Valemax vessels
China has extended its ban on the use of Valemax vessels entering its port.A new directive, which takes effect as of 1 July 2014, specifically prohibits calls from 350,000dwt vessels...
Published: 21 July 2014
China continues ban on Valemax vessels
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Essar receives call from India’s largest bulk carrier
Essar Bulk Terminal has received a call from the 175,000dwt Kiran, which is the largest bulk carrier in the Indian fleet and also the largest vessel to make use of this facility...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Gijón consolidates leading position
In 2013, the Spanish port of Gijón grew by 3.21% in terms of dry bulk handled to 14.94mt (million tonnes), consolidating its position as the country’s leading port for that traffic segment.
Published: 21 July 2014
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Liberian ports to handle Guinean iron ore
The president of Liberia has reiterated her country’s intention to honour a memorandum of understanding signed with neighbouring Guinea to export iron ore...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Montevideo wants to attract containerized export soya
The management of the Uruguayan port of Montevideo is trying to provide incentives for local soya exporters to containerize consignments within the port...
Published: 21 July 2014
Montevideo wants to attract containerized export soya
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New coal terminal in Sukhodol Bay
A start is to be made on building a new coal terminal in Sukhodol Bay, in Russia, in the third quarter of this year. An initial phase, capable of handling 6 million tonnes...
Published: 21 July 2014
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New Nacala port to open in December
Mozambique’s Transport minister has said that the new Nacala-a-Velha port and coal terminal, as well as the railway line linking it to the Moatize mining district, would be ready by December...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Panama Canal expansion a lull before the storm?
North American West Coast ports are keeping a wary eye on the long-awaited Panama Canal expansion which should be completed in 2015 despite financial woes and delays...
Published: 21 July 2014
Panama Canal expansion a lull before the storm?
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Suape sugar terminal to go ahead
Brazil’s Administrative Council for the Defence of the Economy (CADE) has given the go-ahead for Odebrecht Transport to buy a 75% stake in Agrovia do Nordeste...
Published: 21 July 2014
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The Port of Yuzhny is the deepest in the Azov-Black Sea basin
In June 2014 the navigable draught at the Port of Yuzhny (Odessa, Ukraine) increased to 18.5m thanks to the dredging that has been carried out in the operational water area and the approach channel by Mobius GmbH since February 2013.
Published: 21 July 2014
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TPP beating all traffic forecasts
In 2013,Terminales Portuarias del Pacífico (TPP), which is based in the Mexican port of Lázaro Cárdenas, completed its first full year of operations, during which it handled 3.6mt (million tonnes) of iron ore...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Traffic at Ust-Luga continues to grow
By 2017, the Russian Baltic port of Ust-Luga will be handling more than 100mt (metric tonnes). This will increase to 170mt by 2020...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Vale exports to make use of Nueva Palmira
The Uruguayan port of Nueva Palmira is no longer able to receive inbound cargo from Paraguay after Argentina closed the transshipment facility on the island of La Paloma, citing reasons of security and non-fulfilment of investment.
Published: 21 July 2014
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Vizag to become Indian coal hub
Visakhapatnam port in India is developing a role as a regional hub for imported coal. Vizag General Cargo Berth, which is a joint-venture between Vedanta (74%) and Leighton Welspun (26%) has built a coal terminal at a cost of $113 million...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Engineering & Equipment
Feeder assessment, design and supply from Jenike & Johanson
Proper selection of a screw, belt, rotary valve (rotary air lock), or vibratory feeder should be integrated into the material handling system design early in the process...
Published: 12 June 2014
Feeder assessment, design and supply from Jenike & Johanson
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IHI’s involvement in biomass handling projects
IHI Transport Machinery Co., Ltd is a leading Japanese company involved in the production of material handling equipment & systems...
Published: 12 June 2014
IHI’s involvement in biomass handling projects
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Lafarge belt bucket elevator upgrade: BEUMER modernization considerably increases service life
Spectacular residential and office buildings, tunnels and other infrastructure facilities — nothing can be built without cement...
Published: 13 June 2014
Lafarge belt bucket elevator upgrade: BEUMER modernization considerably increases service life
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Adjustable bracket for dust suppression ring
Dust Control Technology, a renowned provider of open-area dust suppression systems, has introduced a family of adjustable mounting brackets for the popular DustBoss® DB-RTM series of dust suppressors...
Published: 21 July 2014
Adjustable bracket for dust suppression ring
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Alumina trihydrate flows reliably with new silo design courtesy of Jenike & Johanson
Jenike & Johanson is a leading company in powder and bulk solids handling, processing, and storage technology...
Published: 21 July 2014
Alumina trihydrate flows reliably with new silo design courtesy of Jenike & Johanson
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Bauxite & alumina trades
Resource nationalism is asserting itself mostly subtly but on occasions bluntly across the globe, writes Kunal Bose. Even the countries swearing by free trade principles are too found to be practising resource conservation in ways hurtful for importing nations...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Bega’s flexible terminal
Thanks to its Siwertell technology from Cargotec, the Lithuanian stevedoring company Bega has not only increased its cargo handling capacity, but can now offer its customers greater flexibility and access to commercial benefits...
Published: 21 July 2014
Bega’s flexible terminal
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Disaster recovery - IHI comes to the rescue after Japan’s devastating 2011 tsunami
IHI Transport Machinery Co., Ltd, is one of major affiliates of IHI Corporation Group in Japan, and is a leading provider of cranes and material handling systems...
Published: 21 July 2014
Disaster recovery - IHI comes to the rescue after Japan’s devastating 2011 tsunami
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Electrified advantages
Electric material handlers offer several advantages, but there are several factors that must be taken into account...
Published: 21 July 2014
Electrified advantages
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Equipment controls, drives & components
igus® was founded in Germany in a double garage, back in 1964. For the first 20 years, the company worked as a supplier of complex technical polymer components...
Published: 21 July 2014
Equipment controls, drives & components
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EuroChem uses AUMUND bucket elevator to transport ammonium sulphate
With the expansion of its own Division Mineral Processing, AUMUND Fördertechnik has laid the foundations to market conveyors and bucket elevators for the transport of bulk materials in industries beyond cement successfully...
Published: 21 July 2014
EuroChem uses AUMUND bucket elevator to transport ammonium sulphate
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Good vibrations
The strategically placed coastal ports have, for very many years, played a key role in both the export and import of huge volumes of fossil fuels used to keep the lights switched on and the wheels of commerce turning across Europe...
Published: 21 July 2014
Good vibrations
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Keeping it green -equipment and technologies used in rail and barge handling
Inland water transport is one of the oldest and most sustainable modes of bulk product transportation. The transport of bulk product on rivers and/or along the coasts in small size vessels such as barges is recognized as an economical...
Published: 21 July 2014
Keeping it green -equipment and technologies used in rail and barge handling
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Mantsinen 200 M HybriLift®— world’s strongest hydraulic material handler
Finland-based Mantsinen Group Ltd Oy is steadily becoming larger and faster. The newest addition to Mantsinen’s range of hydraulic material handlers...
Published: 21 July 2014
Mantsinen 200 M HybriLift®— world’s strongest hydraulic material handler
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Metso wins Codelco Chuquicamata mine contract
Metso has signed an 18-month services contract with Codelco’s Chuquicamata mine. Codelco is the biggest state- owned enterprise in Chile and the world’s largest producer of copper...
Published: 21 July 2014
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Overcoming limits in vertical conveying
Space-saving, environmentally friendly and efficient: this is POCKETLIFT® from the ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group. In terms of conveying height and capacity...
Published: 21 July 2014
Overcoming limits in vertical conveying
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Third Siwertell road mobile cement unloader order aids Libyan reconstruction
The Turkish construction services company Mussa Insaat Dis Ticaret Ltd of Istanbul has ordered a further road-mobile Siwertell 10 000 S cement unloader from Cargotec...
Published: 21 July 2014
Third Siwertell road mobile cement unloader order aids Libyan reconstruction
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Breakbulk & Bagging
Pulp fiction? the facts on Brazil’s pulp market
Will markets absorb the extra 6mt (million tonnes) of pulp to be added to output in Brazil in just three years, without causing prices to fall?...
Published: 21 July 2014
Pulp fiction? the facts on Brazil’s pulp market
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Regional Reports
The wizardry of Oz - bulk handling in Australia
Each year more than 240 customers worldwide — including charterers, ship owners, terminals and banks and insurers — rely on RightShip’s Ship Vetting Information System (SVISTM) as part of their maritime risk management process...
Published: 21 July 2014
The wizardry of Oz - bulk handling in Australia
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