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Trade & Commodities
George Devereese of the Loss Prevention Department at UK P&I Club, comments on a number of claims received by the Club of damaged grain cargos due to cargo sweat and provides advice on the benefits of
“Cargo sweat can be caused primarily by either cargo heating up or from a vessel transiting from a warmer to cooler environment...
Published: 20 June 2017

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Iron ore trade’s renewed vigour continues - BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK June 2017
Signs of extra support for commodity imports into countries around the world have become more prominent during the past few months...
Published: 19 June 2017

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Iron ore trade’s renewed vigour continues - BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK June 2017
Shipping & Transportation
NORDEN streamlines Dry Cargo Department
To service its customers even better, NORDEN’s Dry Cargo Department has been organized into smaller, more specialized teams with increased agility and authority...
Published: 25 June 2017

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“K” Line takes delivery of ‘Forestal Gaia’ woodchip carrier
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.,Tokyo, (“K” Line) has announced the delivery of Forestal Gaia, a woodchip carrier from Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan. Delivery took place on 24 May this year...
Published: 24 June 2017

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AkzoNobel releases Intertrac Vision Lite, introducing Intertrac Vision to Wider Audience
A wider set of customers can embark on a ‘Digital Voyage’ – a new customer experience with AkzoNobel’s Intertrac Vision Lite...
Published: 23 June 2017

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HullWiper named Product of the Year
The tangible financial, operational and ecological benefits offered by GAC EnvironHull’s HullWiper has earned it the Product of the Year title in The Environmental Leader Product and Project Awards 2017...
Published: 23 June 2017

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Shipping confidence hits three-year high
Shipping confidence reached its equal highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end-May 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens...
Published: 23 June 2017

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New BIMCO President sets course for digitalization
Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,100 members in more than 120 countries...
Published: 22 June 2017

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IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...
Published: 20 June 2017

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Shipping losses continue decline but “perfect storm” of regulation, cost-savings and cyber security looms, says Allianz
Large shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade, largely driven by development of a more robust safety environment by ship-owners...
Published: 15 June 2017

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Two Die In ‘Bulker Hit and Run’
Two men have died and one is missing after Panama-flagged bulk carrier Amber L collided with a fishing boat near Cochin Port then sailed off
Published: 13 June 2017

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Ports & Terminals
British Steel completes transfer of 50% stake in Redcar Bulk Terminal
On 1 June, British Steel announced it had completed the transfer of a 50% stake in Redcar Bulk Terminal from Tata Steel, agreed as part of the original purchase of the Long Products Europe business...
Published: 27 June 2017

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ADM to complete expansion in Santos and Pará
The Brazilian arm of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has recently completed expansion of its export capacity at its terminal in the Port of Santos...
Published: 26 June 2017

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Bunge consortium awarded Rio de Janeiro wheat terminal
In Brazil, the Maravilha consortium, which was put together by Bunge and M.Dias Branco, has been awarded the concession for the Terminal de Trigo (Wheat Terminal) in the Port of Rio de Janeiro...
Published: 25 June 2017

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FLSmidth wins operations contract in Morocco
FLSmidth has won a five-year contract from OCP S.A. (formerly known as Office Che´rifien des Phosphates) to operate port equipment for handling phosphate, fertilizers, and sulphur...
Published: 23 June 2017

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Cargo volume at Riga rises by 2.1% in first quarter
The Freeport of Riga in Latvia finished the first quarter of 2017 with a positive balance — cargo volume increased by 2.1% compared to the last year. The month of March was also successful...
Published: 22 June 2017

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Cargo volume at Riga rises by 2.1% in first quarter
SAAM acquires Guayaquil dry bulk facility
Chilean terminal operator SAAM has announced that it is to take over management of the Trinipuerto dry bulk terminal at the Ecuadorian port of Guayaquil...
Published: 22 June 2017

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Engineering & Equipment
Mantsinen appoints new CEO from within the family company
The CEO of Mantsinen Group Ltd Oy will change on 1 July 2017. The current CEO, Martti Toivanen, will retire and Mia Mantsinen (M.Sc. (Econ.), EMBA) has been chosen to be the new CEO...
Published: 30 June 2017

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SAMSON material feeder for UK biomass power plant
Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has placed a repeat order for a Samson® material feeder for the reception of biomass at a power plant situated in Newark, UK. AET specializes in providing engineering solutions for biomass-fired boiler plant...
Published: 29 June 2017

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New, patented tool from RToddS Engineering prevents dropped fasteners
There are more than 50,000 OSHA recordable incidents involving “struck by falling object” every year in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Published: 28 June 2017

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New, patented tool from RToddS Engineering prevents dropped fasteners
BEUMER Group: digital transformation
What will the world of logistics look like in a couple of years? Will drones with stock orders fly through storehouses, will robots deliver ordered goods to the final customer...
Published: 27 June 2017

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Mid-air discharge point makes Tüfentobel RopeCon® even more flexible
Since 2005, a RopeCon® system has been transporting inert material along a long valley at the Tu¨fentobel landfill site in Switzerland, which will eventually be backfilled. The belt is being extended in several stages...
Published: 25 June 2017

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Mid-air discharge point makes Tüfentobel RopeCon® even more flexible
Siwertell signs unloader order for new UK biomass-fuelled power plant
Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with the Spanish-Korean consortium,TR-Samsung, for a Siwertell ship unloader to support a new biomass-fuelled power plant under construction in Teesside...
Published: 24 June 2017

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Siwertell signs unloader order for new UK biomass-fuelled power plant
Dos Santos to supply high angle conveyor to Yara
Dos Santos International is pleased to announce they have been awarded a contract to provide their DSI Sandwich belt high angle conveyor to Bedeschi S.p.A. for the Yara Sluiskil project in the Netherlands...
Published: 22 June 2017

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Dos Santos to supply high angle conveyor to Yara
Young used machines and an extensive range of rentals: SENNEBOGEN Rental & Used commences
SENNEBOGEN Rental & Used offers its customers an interesting portfolio of material handlers and cranes with its extensive rental park and attractive range of used machines...
Published: 21 June 2017

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Green handling duo at Van Dalen: Two SENNEBOGEN 835 machines for scrap handling
At the Dutch location of Moerdijk, the scrap recycling company Van Dalen Metals Recycling & Trading has been using two new SENNEBOGEN 835 Mobile material handlers since early 2016...
Published: 15 June 2017

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Breakbulk & Bagging
British Steel delivers £126m turnaround
On 1 June this year, British Steel reported a £126 million turnaround in its first year as an independent business, providing a solid foundation for further growth...
Published: 22 June 2017

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British Steel delivers £126m turnaround


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