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Bedeschi installs long belt conveyor system in Morocco

Installation works are well under way at Bedeschi’s Lafarge Holcim Maroc project site in Souss, Morocco.

Port of Longview exceeds 2019 projections

Port’s diverse cargo mix offsets anticipated reductions in grain exports.

Scotland’s largest agri hub fully operational at the Port of Rosyth

Scotland’s largest agricultural products hub (“agri-hub”) is now fully operational at the Port of Rosyth

TMSA supplies major coal transport system in Brazil

Among its many coal handling projects, TMSA has designed and implemented the newest and most innovative mineral coal transport handling system in Brazil.

Coronavirus hits port calls by 30%

Ports worldwide are now facing serious disruption due to coronavirus as port calls in China have dropped by over 30% since the beginning of 2020, a vessel tracking firm has warned.

CRS’s Coaltainer: designed to cope with the rigours of coal handling

In 2009, Container Rotation Systems (CRS) introduced Australia’s first 360° container rotator, trademarked Rotainer®, which was commissioned for D.P. World, Port Adelaide, Australia.

Shipping should shrug off Coronavirus but escalation risks supply chain contagion

The impact of the Coronavirus on shipping is being experienced differently across the sectors, says Dr Adam Kent, Managing Director, MSI

Coal exports likely in 2050

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese believes Australia could still be exporting coal in 2050, even under Labor’s net zero emissions target.

Foreship scrubber enquiries surge

Foreship reports a growing number of owners are reviewing their decisions on the best way to meet IMO 2020 emissions restrictions.

Global shipping hit by virus

Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the COVID-19 outbreak, sparking general alarm.

RBL-REI main contractor for 23km Russian coal conveyor line

RBL-REI selected as main contractor for 23km coal conveyor line for Russia’s EMCO mine in Sakhalin

Dry Bulk: Week 8

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

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.

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