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Automation tech supports port bulk handling operation

Autonomous solutions provider RCT has finalised an automation project with port, logistics and infrastructure specialist Qube Bulk at the Whyalla Port in South Australia.

Glencore results reflect trade uncertainty

Glencore’s CEO, Ivan Glasenberg, commented: “Our performance in 2019 reflected the prolonged and uncertain trade deal negotiations, generally weaker prices for our key commodities and some operational challenges...

Life on a Great Lakes Bulk Carrier

Video courtesy of The Sea Lad.

Fertilizer industry champions sustainability

The IFA welcomed 170 leaders from the international fertilizer industry and the wider business community to New York City to discuss innovative stewardship initiatives...

Golden Ocean warns on profit over Coronavirus

Golden Ocean Group Limited, a leading dry bulk shipping company, today announced its results for the quarter ended December 31, 2019.

India’s annual coal power output falls for first time in a decade

India’s annual electricity generation from coal-fired utilities fell in 2019 for the first time in a decade, government data showed...

Bulker Captain goes missing

Several regional authorities are searching for the captain of panamax bulk carrier Rising Wind, who went missing when the ship was sailing near Guam on Tuesday.

Panama Canal implements water tax on ships

Ships passing through The Panama Canal began paying a water tax of up ro $10,000 on Saturday February 15 .

Proactive measures needed to improve hull performance

While owners have long recognised the link between clean hulls and lower fuel costs, lack of reliable data has slowed investments in optimising hull performance.

Brazilian farmers aggressively sell soy, corn amid weak currency, U.S.-China deal

Brazil might not be harvesting soybeans at a record pace, but farmers there are certainly selling their crops at a much quicker clip than usual...

Dry Bulk: Week 7

Latest on the Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, Ultramax and Handysize markets from The Baltic Exchange.

First Liebherr portal slewing crane in the U.S.

New Liebherr Portal Slewing crane type LPS 420 for North Carolina Ports facility at the Port of Morehead City, USA

Port of Ipswich celebrates aggregates record

Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced that in November 2019, it handled the largest quantity of construction aggregates ever to pass through the Port of Ipswich in one month...

Port of Rotterdam throughput of 469.4 million tonnes in 2019

Significant underlying shifts were observable between the various commodities.

“Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” improves dry bulk handling

The construction of a new handling complex for import bulk cargo with fitting a new railcar dumping system is to increase the volume of export and transit cargo.

Breakbulk Europe to Return to Bremen in 2021

Breakbulk Europe will return to Bremen, Germany, for the fourth consecutive year in 2021 at Messe Bremen from 18-20 May.

Rand Logistics Inc. to acquire American Steamship Co.

Rand Logistics Inc. has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire American Steamship Co. (ASC) from GATX Corp.

Van den Bosch acquires Swedish Willis Larsson Transport AB

This acquisition results in a further expansion of the logistic activities in the dry bulk segment.

Dry Bulk: Week 6

Latest on the Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, Ultramax and Handysize markets from The Baltic Exchange.

UK ports calling for funding for local preparedness for the Coronavirus

Following the Health Secretary’s statement this morning that Coronavirus represents ”serious and imminent threat” to public health, the British Ports Association is calling for more funding...

Wilhelmsen makes delivery of 3D printed parts to Berge Bulk vessel

Berge Mafadi, a Berge Bulk vessel, has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3D printed scupper plugs as part of Wilhelmsen’s Early Adopter Programme.

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