November 2019 Issue
Global Fertilizer Trades
FIBCs & Bagging
Belgium & France
Cement Storage
Italian Equipment Manufacturers
Fertilizer Handling & Storage

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German business community positive about energy transition in Port of Rotterdam

The German business community has praised the projects that will make the Port of Rotterdam CO2 neutral in three steps.

Lifting is going wireless

New wireless control technologies are being adopted by manufacturers and users of cranes and other lifting equipment. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains the advantages and looks at how the field is developing...

Rhenus-Arkon-Shipinvest develops ecological short sea fleet and orders four environmentally-friendly vessels

Konecranes has supplied two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes to Belgian logistics and transportation firm Zuidnatie Breakbulk. The order included a Model 3 and a Model 7 crane...

Rocktree completes FEED for Bauxite Hills floating terminal

Rocktree Consulting has completed the front-end engineering and design (FEED) for a new floating terminal for the Bauxite Hills Mine, operated by Australia's Metro Mining Limited.

Chinese seaborne thermal coal deals being cancelled, delayed amid import curb

Chinese buyers of seaborne thermal coal have been cancelling deals or trying to defer delivery cargoes to the end of December amid ongoing curbs on imported material, market sources said Monday.

Two more electric Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for Antwerp

Konecranes has supplied two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes to Belgian logistics and transportation firm Zuidnatie Breakbulk.

Flexicon - Bulk bag discharger with safety cage

A new BULK-OUT® Model BFF Bulk Bag Discharger features a steel safety cage to prevent contact with moving parts during operation and automated unloading of bulk bags.

UK Chamber of Shipping launches its 2019 election manifesto

The UK’s shipping association has today launched its four-point plan for the 2019 General Election.

Wilhelmsen’s latest rope technology pulls industry towards new, safer era of vessel mooring

Video: Despite the industry’s best intentions, such as designating hazardous snap-back zones on mooring decks, or the drawing up of detailed line management and mooring plans, mooring remains an incredibly high-risk task.

Dry Bulk Week 46: The Baltic Briefing

Roundup of last weeks Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, Ultramax and Handysize markets from The Baltic Exchange.

MacGregor secures complete piggy-back hatch cover order from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide a complete set of remote operated piggy-back hatch covers with hydraulic lifting and an internal traction electric drive system to Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS).

India: Major ports record muted performance on fall in coal, fertilizer cargo

A consistent drop in shipments of thermal coal and raw fertilizers dragged cargo growth of major ports between April and October.

China’s Jiangsu province to halt imports of coking and thermal coal

Coal market participants in Jiangsu, China, have received notice from Jiangsu port agents of an impending halt to imports of coking and thermal coal, sources said Wednesday.

Commodities Gained on Fed Rate Cut and Improving Trade Relations

The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return was higher for the month, with 19 of 23 constituents posting gains.

Hyundai Heavy submits application for EU approval on Daewoo Shipbuilding takeover

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, South Korea’s leading shipbuilding conglomerate, said Wednesday it has submitted an application to the European Union (EU) for approval for its proposed takeover of local rival Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co.

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia for October 2019

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre released the October 2019 Monthly Report on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia.

Bedeschi secures equipment contract with KIMA, Egypt

Italy-based Bedeschi has reported an equipment contract for a fertiliser production facility at Aswan city in Upper Egypt.

Diana Shipping announces sale of panamax vessel, m/v Clio

Diana Shipping Inc. recently announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2005-built vessel “Clio”, with delivery to the buyer latest by November 29, 2019, for a sale price of US$7.4 million before commissions.

Klaveness to focus their dry bulk operator activity on the Panamax to Post-Panamax segment

Torvald Klaveness has for decades had a strong presence in the dry bulk shipping market. Klaveness Combination Carriers has dry bulk as one of its target markets...

Government supports infrastructure improvements at the Port of Trois-Rivières

The Government of Quebec has confirmed that it will provide US$2 492 595 in financial assistance to the Trois-Rivieres Port Authority for the development of an outdoor storage space, a multi-purpose shed and an oversized equipment warehouse.

TT Talk - Ship berthing incidents

It is perhaps surprisingly common for things to go wrong in the processes around berthing ships, particularly in terms of manoeuvring in the port area and mooring.

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