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Trade & Commodities
Americas coal trades
While the coal markets continue to see weak prices around the world, and many American players face serious challenges, the latest indications suggest overall thermal coal trade in the Americas will continue its modest recovery seen over the past couple of years...
Published: 11 June 2015

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Brisk iron ore trade growth envisaged - BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK June 2015
Expectations for some commodity imports into a number of countries have become more cautious. Positive signs are still prominent but adverse factors and uncertainties are more visible. Reflecting these perceptions...
Published: 11 June 2015

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Brisk iron ore trade growth envisaged - BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK June 2015
‘Make in India’ government programme could spell good news for India’s steel industry
Much good will befall the Indian steel industry, which has been given a capacity growth target of 300mt (million tonnes) by 2025, if prime minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ programme is pursued with vigour backed by local and foreign direct investments...
Published: 15 June 2015

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‘Make in India’ government programme could spell good news for India’s steel industry
Shipping & Transportation
Liverpool in ‘Motorways of the Sea’ fast lane
The UK city of Liverpool has hosted a major international conference concerning logistics infrastructure and the European Commission’s £1+billion Motorways of the Sea initiative...
Published: 11 June 2015

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Self-unloading vessels - getting the lowdown
Coeclerici Logistics, the logistics division of Coeclerici Group, bulk material transshipment company, has a history of more than 40 years in this specific field. The year 2015 will mark an important goal for the whole Coeclerici Group which will celebrate its 120th anniversary...
Published: 11 June 2015

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Self-unloading vessels - getting the lowdown
Ship buyer asks EC to reconsider beaching as recycling option
Major ship buyer GMS has called upon the European Commission to think carefully before banning beaching as an option for recycling European ships following the very positive study visits by a Japanese delegation and representatives from the Danish Shipping Association (DSA) to...
Published: 11 June 2015

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Ship buyer asks EC to reconsider beaching as recycling option
Time for a new palette? slowing global trade growth could adverselyaffect trade of paints and coatings
What has world trade got to do with demand behaviour of marine paints and coatings? asks Kunal Bose. A lot, since it boils down to at what rates ships for dry bulk and liquid cargoes and containers will be hired...
Published: 11 June 2015

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Time for a new palette? slowing global trade growth could adverselyaffect trade of paints and coatings
Damen Shipyards Group pilot: Thorn-D® outperforms traditional antifouling
Thorn-D® antifouling outperforms conventional antifouling coatings and is environmentally friendly. A pilot project which started one-and-a-half years ago, has proven that this new thin film...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Damen Shipyards Group pilot: Thorn-D® outperforms traditional antifouling
Cambiaso&Risso Group expands operations in the Middle East with the opening of a new hub in Dubai
Cambiaso&Risso Group expands operations in the Middle East with the opening of a new hub in Dubai Cambiaso & Risso Group, a leading shipping company founded in Genoa (Italy) in 1946, today announces the opening of its Dubai subsidiary...
Published: 02 July 2015

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Ports & Terminals
Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZPMC) to intensify activities in Hamburg
The Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZPMC) will be creating up to 100 new jobs in Hamburg by setting up its European Purchase Center in the Elbe metropolis...
Published: 15 June 2015

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Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZPMC) to intensify activities in Hamburg
New Russian port on border with China and North Korea
Construction is set to begin in Russia’s Primorye region of the new Severniy port, which is on the border of China and North Korea and opposite Japan...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Almeria invests in Carboneras
The Spanish port of Carboneras, which is administered by Almeria authority, is to receive investment of €4.4 million to fund infrastructure upgrade...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Bulk terminal opens at Kandla
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone has taken delivery of a new 20mt (million tonne) annual capacity dry bulk terminal at Tuna Tekra in Kandla port in India. The facility was built in 24 months...
Published: 17 June 2015

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China gives thumbs up to Valemax ships
China has modified regulations concerning the size of vessel that can access its ports. This, in future, will allow boats up to 400,000dwt to be accommodated, thereby allowing...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Hiher first quarter throughput at Hamburg
The Port of Hamburg handled total throughput of 35.6mt (million tonnes), up by 0.1%, in the first quarter of 2015. Bulk cargoes at 11.7mt (up by 12.3%) and container transport on railways between the port and its hinterland at 602,000 TEU (up by 11.1%)...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Hiher first quarter throughput at Hamburg
Indian ports stuck with low grade ore
High export taxes and plunging prices have resulted in 12mt (million tonnes) of low-grade iron ore effectively stuck in Indian ports, given that higher grade ore is now proving more attractive to buyers...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Netherlands focus regional bulk handling
The EMO terminal in the Rotterdam Port has been a major hub in transporting coal and iron ore from all over the world to the European hinterland. EMO has always been a reliable partner for its customers in helping to control these flows of goods by combining daily processes...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Netherlands focus regional bulk handling
New GAC base opens to drive UK renewable energy sector
As part of its continuing strategy to focus on growing business sectors in the UK, GAC has opened a new quayside office in Great Yarmouth to meet the needs of the renewable energy sector in the Southern North Sea for integrated shipping and logistics services...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Port of Gdansk basin logistics FMCG
On 17 February 2015 the Supervisory Board of the PGA SA approved the decision of the Management Board of PGA SA to close the tender for the lease of the real estate located behind the container terminal DCT Gdansk. Following this, on 21 May this year, The Treasury agreed to the conclusion of the lease contract.
Published: 17 June 2015

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Port of Gdansk basin logistics FMCG
Riga handles 2 million tons of fertilizer
Uralchem’s Riga Fertilizer Terminal has announced that it has handled 2mt (million tonnes) of fertilizer in a 12-month period up to February 2014...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Rio Grande exporting soya in boxes
In February, Rio Grande container terminal, in partnership with Gomes Marques and Serra Morena, began exporting soya bean meal in containers. Consignments of 100 containers will be sent on a weekly basis to a user in Germany...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Solid fuel concession for Tarragona
The Spanish port of Tarragona has awarded Garci´a-Munte´ Energi´a a 30-year concession to handle solid fuel on Muelle Catalun~a. The concession...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Sugar vessels form queue for Brazilian ports
At the end of March, it was reported that a total of 34 vessels were awaiting at anchor prior to berthing to take on consignments of export sugar from Brazilian ports...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Barloworld Logistics and LBH Africa partner to deliver excellence in bulk
Forming mutually beneficial, strategic relationships with key suppliers and business partners enables companies to focus on their core business, while leveraging the expertise and experience of industry leaders in order to fast-track innovation and enter into new markets...
Published: 03 July 2015

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Engineering & Equipment
Argentinean revolution in grain loading
Argentinean Terminal Puerto Rosario (TPR) has revolutionized the world of grain loading and storage after becoming the first terminal in the world to utilize containerized bulk handling (CBH) to export grain...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Argentinean revolution in grain loading
Coal handling equipment in the spotlight
Hardly a site of the energy or steel industry can be found, where no machines of the AUMUND Group are in use for the handling of coal or other bulk materials. They provide not only for a timely and efficient transport...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Coal handling equipment in the spotlight
Domes of Asia Geometrica makes its mark
Geometrica domes have changed the landscape in Asia with storage solutions for bulk stockpiles, writes Melanie Saxton of Geometrica...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Domes of Asia Geometrica makes its mark
Flexco names new manager
Aaron Rosso recently joined Flexco as Senior Product Manager, Heavy-Duty Mechanical Belt Fasteners. In this role, Rosso is responsible for managing the global Heavy-Duty Mechanical Belt Fastener programme for Flexco...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Flexco names new manager
Freight wagons with a sweet tooth
Leading up to the annual ‘sugar beet campaign’ in the autumn, sugar beets are trucked and railed by the tonne to the production plants of AGRANA Zuckerruben GmbH in Leopoldsdorf near Vienna every day..
Published: 17 June 2015

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Freight wagons with a sweet tooth
Railway wagons and tall containers easy to fill with new Dino XXL
Two new versions of the Dino® bulk truck loader now make it easier to load taller (square) storage silos such as railway wagons and containers. These XL and XXL Dinos from Van Beek were initially developed at the request of two customers...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Railway wagons and tall containers easy to fill with new Dino XXL
River Consulting continues 8-year run in ENR’s ‘Top 500 Design Firms’
River Consulting has been ranked as one of the ‘Top 500 Design Firms’ in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR) for the eighth consecutive year. Published annually, the ‘ENR Top 500’ recognizes top-performing architectural and engineering firms. River Consulting took the 390th spot in the 11 May 2015 Engineering News-Record issue, moving up the list from last year. The ranking is based upon 2014 revenue.
Published: 17 June 2015

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Three SENNEBOGEN 830 Mobiles: Metaal Recycling Twente invests in new equipment
Metal recycling company MRT in Enschede is committed to investing in the future. The scrapyard has been expanded, a new building constructed, now all that is missing is the right material handler. In April, three SENNEBOGEN 830s left Straubing on their way to Holland...
Published: 17 June 2015

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TTS recent work includes major fertilizer and bulk terminals
TTS (Transportation Technology Systems) is a manufacturing company with more than 20 years of experience in engineering and manufacturing of non-standard material handling systems and large-scale steel structures...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Vessel loading up close shiploaders and barge loaders
VIGAN specializes in the design and manufacturing of port equipment for dry bulk handling, mostly agri-bulk. The company offers a range of bulk handling equipment, and has significant expertise in shiploaders and ship-unloaders...
Published: 17 June 2015

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Vessel loading up close shiploaders and barge loaders
US bulk equipment - living the American dream?
Krech Ojard Engineers recently worked with Malteurop North America at its Winona, Minnesota processing and storage facility on a project involving transfer of malted barley by belt conveyor across a rail courtyard to greatly simplify their material transfer requirements...
Published: 18 June 2015

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US bulk equipment - living the American dream?


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