Trade & Commodities
Shipping & Transportation
Firm demand will continue to support dry bulk shipping
Drewry expects that dry bulk shipping charter rates will continue to recover with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, according to the latest edition of the Dry Bulk Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry...
Published: 02 August 2017
DNV GL opens fleet performance centres
DNV GL has opened two digital fleet performance centres in Hamburg and Singapore to support its ECO Insight customers in monitoring and optimizing their fleets...
Published: 25 July 2017
Industry recognition for Langh Tech’s scrubber
In mid-June this year, the environmentally friendly scrubber from Langh Tech was recognized, as the EU-project based on the technology received the Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award at the Baltic Sea Forum in Berlin...
Published: 21 July 2017
Ports & Terminals
PORT OF KIEL right on target for growth
The port of Kiel is very much on target for growth and has posted its best half-year results to date. In the first six months of 2017 the port’s varied facilities handled 3.7 million tons of goods...
Published: 24 July 2017
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
Engineering & Equipment
Powered Conveyor Belt Tracker: Continuous, Precise Adjustment
A new powered conveyor belt tracker from Martin Engineering delivers immediate and continuous precision adjustment of hard-to-track reversing conveyors, helping operators reduce spillage and extend the life of belts and other system components...
Published: 15 August 2017
Dust collection company AAF now ATEX-certified
According to reports, many dust explosions are started by mechanical sparks. Wet dust collection is seen as a solution to eliminate some of the factors that contribute to dust explosions...
Published: 27 July 2017
The ‘Smart Dino’: a logical step in cost saving
Van Beek is working on making its Dino mobile bulk truck loader ‘smart’. For example, company is equipping its Dino with sensors that will be able to predict when maintenance will be needed...
Published: 01 July 2017
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