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Forth Ports wins prestigious award for community work

Forth Ports Limited has for the first time won the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award at the Logistics Awards 2018, London.

Free ClassNK “PrimeShip-PSC Intelligence” software for improving PSC performance

ClassNK has released the “PrimeShip-PSC Intelligence” to assist the improvement of PSC performance of shipping companies, provided free of charge.

Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss dry bulk vessel MV Glarus

A gang of pirates took hostage 12 crew members of a Swiss cargo ship they attacked in Nigerian waters on Saturday

REMA TIP TOP and VULCTECH: Spectacular New Development for Brazil

The REMA TIP TOP subsidiary from Altdorf specializes in the development and production of high-end vulcanizing presses for splicing of conveyor- belts.

Liebherr Loader plays key role in quarry extraction.

Günter Jung GmbH relies on Liebherr L 580 XPower® wheel loader for handling and extraction.

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Helm Operations Joins Volaris Group

Leading developer of marine software looks to accelerate growth with new backing from global technology firm

New generation Samson STORMAJOR

Samson has launched its new generation mobile STORMAJOR boom feeder.

ABP aims for frictionless trade with blockchain tech

ABP working with digital logistics enabler MTI to improve ports connectivity.

Martin Engineering Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Following the success of its 2017 campaign, Martin Engineering is repeating its Cougar Cares fundraising program for National Breast Cancer Awareness

North Carolina ports to stagger re-openings after Florence

North Carolina ports to stagger re-openings this week into next: NC Ports

SUEK's dry bulk terminals pass inspection

Nomura Research Institute (Japan) confirmed the quality of environmental measures at SUEK’s bulk terminals in the Far East

US top supplier of Soybeans to EU

US soy seizes EU market, bolstering Trump trade deal

Vale looks to expand Brazilian iron ore mine

Vale eyes expansion of Brazil iron ore mine to feed Chinese demand

Wallem Group appoints new CEO

Frank Coles Appointed as New CEO for the Wallem Group

West Africa - Cargo Fines

P&I Club Skuld has raised the issue for shipowners and charterers of the rise in customs fines in certain African states.

BHP approves $2.9 billion South Flank project

BHP approves US$2.9 billion in capital expenditure for the South Flank project in the central Pilbara, Western Australia.

Liner Filler makes container perfect for dry bulk transport

Van Beek screw system makes 20ft containers ideal for dry bulk transport

Long Beach Awarded $50m for Zero Emissions Project

The Port of Long Beach has received preliminary approval for a $50 million grant from the California Air Resources Board

Cimbria to supply new ECO-Logic dryer

Dry Bulk: Cimbria have just won an order for a new grain terminal at Uppsala, north of Stockholm

Energy efficiency for first LNG dual-fuel handysize bulker

WE Tech Solutions Brings Its Innovation to the First LNG Dual-fueled Handysize Bulk Carrier in the World

Japan's Marubeni to halve coal-fired power capacity by 2030

Japan’s Marubeni Corp said it would no longer start new coal-fired power plant projects and half net coal power generation by 2030

Port of Kiel restructuring

The Port of Kiel is completely restructuring the access area to the Ostuferhafen and has begun the partial demolition of a former grain storage facility.

Germany's RWE says too early to exit coal in 2035

German utility RWE, its works council and trade unions say they oppose plans to end coal-fired power generation in Germany around 2035

US soybean production estimated at record high

US domestic soybean production for 2018-19 was projected to rise another 107 million bushels to 4.693 billion on increased yield numbers

Dos Santos gets the muck out of Paris

Dos Santos starts up one of two DSI GPS high angle conveyors for the Paris Tunneling Project.

Dry bulk market cautious on supply chain risk from Hurricane Florence

The closure of US East Coast ports ahead of Hurricane Florence has had no significant impact on dry bulk freight rates so far.

SDLG launches L958F wheel loader in Australia

The 5 t-rated wheel loader is designed for heavy-load applications and will feature a Tier III engine.

Aalto Shipping acquires two new ships

New Finnish shipping company Aalto Shipping, which formed earlier this year, has acquired two modern ice-strengthened dry bulk carriers for its fleet, operating under the Finnish flag.

Bahri scoops prestigious Indian award

Bahri scoops ‘Shipping Line of The Year – Break Bulk Operator’ title at All India Maritime and Logistics Awards 2018

Challenges facing dry bulk during Indonesia's monsoon season

As Indonesia heads into its annual wet season, the safety of seafarers on bulk carriers will become more precarious, together with their cargoes writes Mike King.

Cheshire report welcome

As reported in DCI earlier this year, one of the problems facing the bulk carrier sector’s efforts to improve safety has been the failure of Flag States to complete and make public investigations into casualties.

Peel Ports support ADM Arkady with extensive programme of imports

Global animal feed trader ADM Arkady is continuing its extensive programme of animal feed imports with the support of Peel Ports.

STEMM Grabs develop maintenance free joints

Engineers from STEMM's Research, Development and Innovation Department have developed with great success, maintenance and lubrication free joints.

UK’s Largest Agribulk Terminal Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Operations Manager, Craig Stephen skilfully runs the immense operation at the UK’s largest agribulk terminal in Immingham

Latvia’s economy growing via German ports too

In the first quarter of 2018, Latvia recorded the strongest real growth among European states...

Mitsui E&S confirms order for 3 eco-friendly Post Panamax carriers

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding is to build 3 units of the "neo 87BC", newly developed eco-friendly low fuel consumption Post Panamax bulk carriers.

New mobile harbour crane starts operating at Weserport in Bremen

Weserport in Germany has been deploying a new mobile harbour crane manufactured by Konecranes to handle breakbulk cargo and project loads at its Terminal 1 since the end of June.

Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant benefits from Conveyor Upgrades

Martin Engineering upgrades conveyor system to improve efficiency, material containment and safety at Coffeyville Nitrogen Fertiliser plant in Kansas, USA

Port Hedland, Australia up 10% in Iron Ore Shipments to China

Pilbara Ports Authority has recently announced another shipping record as part of its August 2018 shipping figures.

Star Bulk to equip entire fleet of 111 vessels with "scrubbers"

Star Bulk announces agreements to equip its fleet with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems "scrubbers" by 2020.

Willowton Installs 6 New TAKRAF Africa Designed Redler Conveyors

Key equipment supplier TAKRAF Africa, part of the global mining, material handling and minerals processing group, TAKRAF, is supplying six new-design Redler Chain Conveyors to the Willowton Group’s factory in Isando, Gauteng – South Africa.

Metso Investing heavily in Indian foundry

Metso to increase its foundry capacity in India to meet the growing global demand for cast wears for mining and aggregate industries.

Drewry maintains a positive outlook on the dry bulk market

Despite trade war difficulties, Drewry expects Capesize charter rates to improve from current levels.

Genma Secures Crane orders from both India & El Salvador

Following a busy year, Genma has secured additional orders in both India and El Salvador.

BEUMER to supply 4-mile overland coal conveyor to US Mining Co

The contract is to provide a four-mile single-flight system to serve Knight Hawk's Prairie Eagle Mine in Illinois, USA.

Euroports Major Investment in its Sugar Terminal is Ready for the New Season

Euroports and Antwerp Port representatives – along with their clients – today in Antwerp officially inaugurated the newest investments Euroports has made...

Liebherr Mobile Harbour Crane Type LHM 280 for Joyce Krane, Australia.

The Liebherr type LHM 280 will be mainly used for offshore equipment lifts and to supply vessels.

Sennebogen doesn't "waste" time in scrap handling

Recycling history in the Colne Valley: Schofield Metal Recyclers (UK) combines tradition and modernity in handling scrap metal since 1876.

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Announces Fleet Scrubber Initiative

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. has announced that it has entered into a series of agreements for the purchase of up to 37 exhaust gas cleaning systems which are to be retrofitted on vessels within its fleet.

HAROPA Ports post strong dry bulk growth

HAROPA (Ports of LeHavre, Rouen & Paris) seaborne traffic globally remains stable, at 45.8 M tonnes, the first six months were marked by very good figures within dry bulk trades.

Mantsinen extends its production capacity

Mantsinen Group Ltd Oy is extending its production capacity at Rauma in Finland.

NORDEN adopts SEDNA as the organization’s system of record for transaction management

SEDNA will reduce internal email traffic to users by 75% and support their ‘Focus & Simplicity’ business strategy.

The Nautical Institute updates its support for CMMar award

The Nautical Institute has signed an updated administrative agreement in support of the Chartered Master Mariner (CMMar) programme

Volvo CE Inaugurates New Headquarters

Volvo Construction Equipment has moved into its new headquarters on the same site as other Volvo business areas at Campus Lundby in Gothenburg.

Drought in Europe: Commission presents additional measures to support farmers

In light of the difficulties faced by European farmers affected by drought this summer, the European Commission continues acting to provide practical support to the sector. Additional flexibility will be granted to help farmers provide sufficient feed to their animals.

Grindrod adding Ultramaxes to strengthen fleet

South African shipping company announces five more Ultramaxes are to be added to their fleet by 2020.

India set to become World's largest sugar producer

India, which is the world’s largest consumer of sugar, is set to produce a record yield of sugarcane in this current financial year.

Langh Tech delivers scrubber systems to NORDEN's 12 vessels

The Finnish scrubber manufacturer Langh Tech has closed its largest deal so far and will deliver SOx scrubber systems for 12 vessels owned by Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S.

MacGregor's new Breakbulk Optimiser increases asset utilisation rates and improves business

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has introduced a new breakbulk cargo stowage solution, the Breakbulk Optimiser, which enables operators to rapidly and optimally plan the stowage of many different cargoes.

Port of Rotterdam - Safe berths for barges

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is developing five permanent berths for barges on the Maas side of the Eiland van Brienenoord.

Port of Rotterdam Authority aims to participate in Brazilian Port of Pecém

As shareholders in the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Municipality of Rotterdam and the Ministry of Finance have approved the participation in the Port of Pecém, a rapidly growing port in Northeast Brazil.

Gibdock Completes Complex Ballast Water Treatment System Retrofit

Now that the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention has entered into force, more shipowners than ever before are actively looking at the installation of ballast water treatment systems onboard their vessels.

Coal handling to start at Black Sea Port of Taman

OTEKO’s dry bulk terminal in Taman port to start operation in October 2018

Georgia Ports Authority reports strong month in both Dry Bulk & Breakbulk.

GPA reports 14.4% growth in breakbulk tonnage across its terminals and 43% dry bulk growth at it's East River Terminal.

MOL Group & Yokohama National University to Launch Joint Study on Big Data for Ocean Shipping

Aiming to Apply AI to Improve Ocean Shipping Market Forecast

Star Bulk Carriers to acquire up to 7 dry bulk vessels

Star Bulk Carriers agrees to acquire up to 7 dry bulk vessels from E.R. Capital Holding

20th Anniversary for Dry Bulk Terminals Group (DBTG)

Now in its 20th year, the International Dry Bulk Terminals Group (DBTG) is the only voice that speaks specifically for the operators of dry bulk terminals.

AUMUND India gaining strong foothold in the Power Sector

AUMUND India’s recent successes in sales of specialised systems for discharging bulk materials prove the power industry’s confidence in the technological solutions provided.

Dry bulk rates resilient despite US-China trade war

Despite an escalating global trade war, dry bulk shipping rates are recovering

Fednav joins network of whale watchers

Fednav Limited has become the first international shipowner to join the whale watching members of the Marine Mammal Observation Network (MMON).

Fray Bentos to expand agribulk facilities.

In Uruguay, the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries has issued a tender for a concession to operate a dry bulk terminal at the Port of Fray Bentos.

Testing begins at World's first "Emission-Free" Quarry

On the 29th August, Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska began testing the viability of its Electric Site concept at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden.

Oldendorff signs 25yr transhipment agreement with new Power Station Project in Vietnam

Following their successful transhipment project at the Go Gia buoys in South Vietnam, which commenced last year, Oldendorff Carriers has recently signed an integrated Coal Transport and Transhipment Agreement for a new Power Station Project to be built in the North of Vietnam at Nghi Son.

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