Dry Bulk News Archive



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Bedeschi wins handling supply contract in Ghana
16 April 2021: The scope of the project is the supply of handling equipment and services for bauxite and manganese in export and clinker in import.

CN moves record grain
16 April 2021: CN has announced that it moved 2.95 million t of western Canadian grain in March 2021, exceeding the previous record of 2.74 million t set in 2020.

Remcon Plastics launches new eco hopper
16 April 2021: Remcon Plastics, Inc. has announced the launch of its state of the art, eco-friendly, dry bulk mass flow reusable polyethylene hopper.

Servicing Capesize vessels in the Port of Riga
16 April 2021: Servicing Capesize vessels in the Port of Riga facilitates access to new cargo and distant markets

UK P&I Club launches Lessons Learnt video on failure to conduct adequate cargo checks
16 April 2021: UK P&I Club has launched its latest video in a series of award-winning reflective learning training videos, based on a real-life case of a vessel which incurred significant damage to its maize cargo due to a failure to conduct basic checks upon completion of loading...

Panama Canal Authority postpones price increases
15 April 2021: Panama Canal Authority postpones planned price hike following calls from shipping industry.

Pilbara Ports Authority releases shipping figures
14 April 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 62.5 million t for March 2021.

Rio Tinto details $47 billion 2020 economic contribution
14 April 2021: Total direct economic contribution of $47 billion in the countries and communities where it operates, including $8.4 billion of taxes and royalties.

Martin Engineering forms the "Wright" partnership
13 April 2021: Martin Engineering has strengthened its coverage across the East Midlands by joining forces with Wright Engineering, one of the country’s leading specialist engineering services firms.

Rhenus Group acquires Arkon Shipping
13 April 2021: Rhenus is strengthening its project and heavy lift cargo business by acquiring 60% of Arkon Shipping & Projects

Van den Bosch acquires Tankspeed Logistics
13 April 2021: With this acquisition, Van den Bosch is strengthening its leading position in the intermodal transport of dry bulk products in Europe.

Dry Bulk: Week 14
12 April 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Emirates Steel and SAFEEN Group in Transshipment Partnership
12 April 2021: Video: Largest bulk commercial vessel ever registered under the UAE flag

New Siwertell ship unloader to serve Brazilian agribulk sector
12 April 2021: Bruks Siwertell has won an order from Brazilian operator, Novo Remanso Port Terminal (TPNR), to serve its grain-handling export operations in northern Brazil.

NTK increased its transportation volumes by 7.5% in the first quarter
12 April 2021: In the first quarter of 2021, National Transport Company JSC (NTK) transported 23 million tons of various cargoes.

Oldendorff expands fleet
12 April 2021: New investments for recent newbuilds and purchases.

Adani Ports takes 100% ownership in Krishnapatnam Port
09 April 2021: Krishnapatnam Port, being India’s second largest private sector port, has a strong growth potential with a masterplan capacity of 300 MMTPA

Port of Ipswich expertly handles large rice shipment
09 April 2021: The Port of Ipswich recently welcomed the large rice-carrying cargo ship MV Ijborg, in support of the UK food processing and manufacturing sector.

Another Flyingbelt from AGUDIO to carry tonnes of limestone
08 April 2021: Following the successful installation of the 7.2km Flyingbelt for LafargeHolcim in Barroso in 2016, a second Flyingbelt from AGUDIO has been installed in Brazil.

Maximizing the off season when planning a dome project
08 April 2021: A dome can be built any time of year, making it easier to maximize the months after harvest.

Minimize risk on grain shipments, buyers urged
08 April 2021: Buyers of agri-commodities have been warned that bullish markets could put further pressure on already congested ports as buyers scramble to secure stocks amid a record forecast for the global grains trade.

New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Delivered to Algoma
08 April 2021: Algoma Central Corporation today announced that it has taken delivery of the Captain Henry Jackman.

Van Beek screw heat exchangers brave temperatures of up to 1,050°C
08 April 2021: Van Beek developed Celsius screw heat exchangers that cool sand, a residual stream from the processing of tarcontaining asphalt granulate (TAG)

IHI: major role in Port of Onahama-East Port District Coal Terminal project
07 April 2021: The Port of Onahama-East Port District Coal Terminal is positioned as a national strategic bulk port...

Lasting protection for scrubbers and outlets
07 April 2021: Recently the Ecospeed coating system was applied on the scrubber pipes, outlets and diffusers of several oil tankers and a bulker...

Vigan meets demand
07 April 2021: VIGAN machines help satisfy growing demand for agricultural products

At home, at sea and in the ports
06 April 2021: A new fleet member of Berge Rederi AS has been defying the rough conditions on the choppy high seas since 2019

Cautious dry bulk trade optimism
06 April 2021: News emerging in recent weeks has encouraged cautious optimism about the outlook for commodity imports into many countries.

Freightliner on track despite Covid-19 challenges
06 April 2021: Boasting an extensive network of rail terminals throughout the UK, Freightliner operates an average 400 bulk trains per week.

Metso Outotec completes divestment
06 April 2021: Metso Outotec completes divestment of its Aluminium business to REEL International

Regional Focus: Baltic Ports
06 April 2021: Covid-19 takes the edge off good overall performance in 2020

Dust-free cement handling in the Gulf of Mexico
01 April 2021: Bruks Siwertell has recently secured a new Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader order for cement handing operations in the Gulf of Mexico region of the USA.

FMT signs operating agreement with Port Itawamba
01 April 2021: Federal Marine Terminals, Inc. (FMT) signed an operating agreement with Port Itawamba, increasing its presence in the Southern region of the USA.

New fertilizer terminal opens at Itaqui
01 April 2021: A new fertilizer terminal commenced operations at the Brazilian Port of Itaqui in March.

SmartTEH turns its attention to dry bulk handling
01 April 2021: Latvian design and engineering company SmartTEH SIA has come up with a range of radial conveyors for loading or unloading dry bulk commodities.

Telestack and Cooper form the perfect partnership
01 April 2021: Telestack and Cooper form the perfect partnership for UK Ports Market.

More LHM — more business: repeat order for LHM 550
31 March 2021: Karmsund Havn IKS has just signed a contract for a second Liebherr LHM 550.

TMSA establishes a new milestone in belt conveyors
31 March 2021: TMSA has successfully supplied more than 1,000 bulk material handling facilities over the last 55 years.

Vaccination Lottery for the Dry Bulk Sector
31 March 2021: Once again seafarers are falling victim to the lack of focus and joined up thinking from leaders of governments and the maritime industry...

Enviva and MOL to develop eco friendly bulk carrier
30 March 2021: Enviva and MOL explore GHG emissions reduction technologies for Biomass supply chain.

HS2 helps UK rail freight bounce back
30 March 2021: HS2 helps UK rail freight bounce back as 100th train rolls into Bucks construction site.

Metso Outotec and BIA Group expand distribution partnership to Africa
30 March 2021: Metso Outotec and its distribution partner BIA Group have signed a contract to expand their aggregates distribution coverage to Africa.

Dry Bulk: Week 12
29 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Liebherr Rental completes £10 million fleet upgrade and expansion
29 March 2021: Liebherr Rental complete a £10 million, 45 machine upgrade and expansion of its UK fleet.

Service made Simple: New SCR parts kit
29 March 2021: Liebherr expands its range of useful modular tool and parts boxes to assist with the efficient repair of machines in the field...

Tilbury’s Grain Terminal rebuild gets underway
26 March 2021: Major building work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire* in 2020 which damaged its grain silos.

Breakbulk Europe, Rotterdam 2022
25 March 2021: The arrival of the event in Rotterdam will be a great boost to the city, the port and the region as a whole.

Western Bulk looks towards "promising" 2021
25 March 2021: Oslo-based global dry bulk operator, Western Bulk has published its 2020 Annual Report with a full year net profit after tax of USD 3.2 million...

Jotun launches HullKeeper
24 March 2021: An advanced hull optimisation programme.

Sustainable wood yard operations
24 March 2021: Thinking outside the box for efficiency and environmental gains.

ABP Newport to commence plasterboard factory
23 March 2021: Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the commencement of a project to build a new plasterboard factory at the Port of Newport.

Metso Outotec receives mine conveyor system order
23 March 2021: Metso Outotec has received an order for a heavy-duty mine conveyor system in South America.

New deliveries for Castor Maritime Inc.
23 March 2021: Castor Maritime Inc. announces two vessel deliveries

The St. Lawrence Seaway opens for its 63rd season
23 March 2021: As a gateway to the heartland of North America, the Seaway showcases the economic and environmental benefits of maritime trade.

Crewsaver locks in lifejacket protection
22 March 2021: Building further on its leading reputation for increased lifejacket safety and pushing the boundaries in search of excellence for its customers.

Dry Bulk: Week 11
22 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Rusal announces 2020 results
22 March 2021: Rusal, a leading global aluminium producer, has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2020.

British Steel investing £100m this year
19 March 2021: British Steel investing £100m this year to improve manufacturing and environmental performance.

Record breaking year for Port of Vancouver USA
19 March 2021: The Port of Vancouver USA is reporting a record-breaking year in 2020, with the highest returns in its 108-year history.

Another strong year for the Port of Toronto
18 March 2021: Port of Toronto moves more than 2.2 Million metric tonnes of cargo in 2020

Damen delivers two RSD Tugs 2513 to TSM
17 March 2021: Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two RSD Tugs 2513 to France-based Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM).

Coal handling around the Baltic Sea
16 March 2021: HES Gdynia Bulk Terminal is a part of HES International, one of the largest independent bulk terminal operators in Europe.

Compas to invest $30 million in Barranquilla
16 March 2021: Terminal operator Compas is to invest $30 million in its Colombian installations at the Port of Barranquilla in Colombia.

Dos Santos International: up for the challenge
16 March 2021: Moving bulk materials efficiently in the most challenging of surroundings is Dos Santos International’s (DSI’s) forte.

Warehousing expansion at EBS
16 March 2021: European Bulk Services reaches 700,000m3 covered storage capacity

70th anniversary of Morska Agencja Gdynia / Poland
15 March 2021: Seventy-year-old Morska Agencja Gdynia (MAG) remains active in Poland’s maritime sector, with a wide scope of services and expertise

Connected data – the new heartbeat of the rice mill with unlimited potential
15 March 2021: Bühler announces a major step towards the digitally connected rice mill of the future.

Dry Bulk: Week 10
15 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Road to recovery – Liebherr solutions for South East Asia
15 March 2021: Floating transshipment cranes are a major resource in the bulk handling chain.

In step with offshore activities
12 March 2021: Transshipment, offshore stevedoring and self-unloading — why they matter so much

Self-unloading Cement Carriers
12 March 2021: Baltrader’s self-unloading cement carriers make transport simple and easy

ABP and Clarksons Port Services sign new long-term agreement
11 March 2021: The agreement will see Clarksons provide additional investments in their handling and storage capabilities at a grain and biomass terminal, Port of Ipswich.

Port of Ipswich reaches cargo milestone
11 March 2021: ABP Ipswich has reached a milestone of handling 2 million t of cargo since the beginning of the first UK lockdown in 2020.

Coal trade may regain some vigour
10 March 2021: Although tentative signs of a partial coal trade recovery in 2021 have emerged, the longer term trend outlook remains negative...

More support for dry bulk trade
10 March 2021: A pick up in global seaborne dry bulk trade in 2021, after last year’s downturn, still seems a realistic expectation.

AAL expands its fleet
09 March 2021: AAL Shipping is taking delivery of two additional ‘G-Class’ multipurpose heavy lift vessels, expanding its core fleet to 720,200 total deadweight (DWT).

Adani Ports to acquire 31.5% in Gangavaram Port
09 March 2021: Adani Ports to acquire 31.5% in Gangavaram Port from Warburg Pincus for Rs. 1,954 Cr.

Bühler and Vyncke form strategic partnership
09 March 2021: Bühler and Vyncke form strategic partnership to offer low-carbon-emissions food plants.

Container Rotation Systems
09 March 2021: Australian ingenuity with global results

Damen launches financial services division
08 March 2021: As of April 1, 2021, Damen Shipyards Group will start a specialised Financial Services division to support clients in the financing of new ships.

Dry Bulk: Week 9
08 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Hempel’s strong result in extraordinary year
08 March 2021: Hempel delivers strong result in an extraordinary year and announces first acquisition as part of new strategy.

Metro Ports deploys low emissions locomotive
08 March 2021: Metro Ports, a leader in stevedoring services in the USA, has announced another step in its ongoing commitment to environmental excellence.

PD Ports hails freeport success
08 March 2021: PD Ports was delighted to welcome the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to Teesport last week, following its successful freeport bid.

Record shipment for Solent Stevedores
08 March 2021: New aggregate contract echoes historic Southampton shipment for Solent Stevedores.

Volvo Electric gives winter the cold shoulder
08 March 2021: The first electric compact wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) – the Volvo L25 Electric

Dust Fighters from Generac Mobile
05 March 2021: Keeps coal handling operations safe and clean

Jumbo and SAL announce intended partnership
04 March 2021: Combining a large part of their fleets, engineering and commercial activities serves the goal of sustainable transport capacity and growth.

Rotary railcar dumper and positioner replacement by Heyl & Patterson
04 March 2021: Heyl & Patterson has recently worked with Neptune Bulk Terminals to successfully replace its existing rotary railcar dumper and railcar positioner.

SAGO issues tender to import barley
04 March 2021: Saudi Grains Organization has announced a tender to import 540 000 t of feed barley.

Terex launches revolutionary dust suppression system
04 March 2021: Terex is proud to introduce ‘Aquamist by Terex’— a dust suppression system that is now available across its materials processing brands.

CN sets grain movement record for 12 months
03 March 2021: Company continues to move grain safely and at a record pace despite Arctic temperatures.

KINSHOFER re-handling clamshell buckets
03 March 2021: Excellent digging characteristics ideal for coal cargoes

Port of Karmsund orders another Liebherr LHM 550 crane
03 March 2021: With the purchase of the first LHM 550 two years ago, business at Haugesund Cargo Terminal has increased noticeably.

TBK’s SealTek® ensures clean conveyor transfer point operations
03 March 2021: Dry Cargo International - Engineering and Equipment

TPI Engineered Systems specializes in custom-made systems
03 March 2021: Dry Cargo International - Engineering and Equipment

Europe’s largest iron ore producer picks Konecranes
02 March 2021: Europe’s largest iron ore producer LKAB picks Konecranes for multi-year service contract.

New access point for a new logistics zone
02 March 2021: The construction of the Dunkerque Logistique International (DLI) South structure and service road, is making swift progress.

RBL-REI provides Russia’s longest coal conveyor
02 March 2021: The France-based company RBL-REI, is a prominent global provider of overland belt conveyor with technical complexities.

Safe coal handling using the right conveyor belts
02 March 2021: Rubber conveyor belts play a crucial role in coal handling.

Ask an expert: Grain Cargo claims
01 March 2021: UK P&I Club releases ‘Ask an Expert’ video on grain contamination claims

Dry Bulk: Week 8
01 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

LENZING orders second RopeCon® conveyor
01 March 2021: Doppelmayr builds second RopeCon® conveyor at the premises of LENZING AG

Self-unloading and transshipment made easier with cargo hold liners
01 March 2021: IMPROVING FLOW WITH TIVAR® MARINEGRADE BLUE LINERS

Port of Hamburg: Consequences of Covid Pandemic
26 February 2021: Seaborne cargo throughput in the Port of Hamburg performed better than expected in the fourth quarter of 2020. The upward trend has been noticeable since the third quarter.

RUSAL to invest RUB 4.5 bn in modernization
26 February 2021: RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, will invest RUB 4.5 bn this year in modernizing the Sayanogorsk and Khakas Aluminium smelters.

Cleveland Cascades system installed at Batumi Port, Georgia.
25 February 2021: This system is one of the Cascade Systems for a Ship Loading Application to handle Fertilisers, Urea and Sulphur.

North Sea Port extends rail corridor to the Baltic
24 February 2021: The European Commission will extend the rail freight corridor between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal Zone.

Port Hedland named Australia’s Port of the Year
24 February 2021: Prestigious award recognises port’s importance in economic recovery from COVID-19.

Port of Antwerp deploys autonomous drones for safety enforcement
24 February 2021: VIDEO: In order to maintain safety in the complex port environment, Port of Antwerp is deploying an autonomous drone for the first time.

Black Gold: Making Sustainable Steps
23 February 2021: Per Karlsson, President, Siwertell AB, part of Bruks Siwertell Group, explains how efficient port technology can help make coal handling more sustainable as the world transitions.

Europe's largest port has been operating 24/7 during 2020
23 February 2021: Throughput recovers in second half year at the fully operational port of Rotterdam

Port of Gdansk wins place on the Baltic podium
23 February 2021: A consistent trend for at least a decade has been the presence of three Russian ports on the Baltic podium (Port of Ust Luga, Port of St Petersburg and Port of Primorsk).

Bruks Siwertell receives order for two ship unloaders
22 February 2021: Formosa Plastocs Corp. orders 2 new Siwertell Ship Unloaders, taking its total to 13.

Dry Bulk: Week 7
22 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Nippon Paint Marine launches new nano antifouling technology
22 February 2021: Leading coatings manufacturer Nippon Paint Marine has launched a new antifouling technology which enhances antifouling performance to a level and consistency never seen before...

NORDEN to focus on zero carbon shipping
22 February 2021: NORDEN joins Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

Windsor Salt and CSL partner on cutting-edge self-unloading ship
22 February 2021: The new ship will serve as a beacon of sustainability, safety and efficiency to deliver critical deicing salt Canadians know and trust.

Automated Conveyor Belt Cleaner Tensioner
19 February 2021: Martin Engineering's technology helps reduces maintenance and guesswork.

EBS reaches 700,000 cbm covered storage capacity
18 February 2021: European Bulk Services (EBS) B.V., a 100% subsidiary of HES International B.V., has proudly taken its new covered storage facility into operation.

Delivery of GENMA Shiploader
17 February 2021: Recently, a GENMA shiploader, which was built in 4 months by Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machinery Co

Symaga celebrates large project milestone
17 February 2021: In 2020, a year overshadowed by the pandemic, Symaga celebrated its 35 year anniversary combined with 10,000th project.

Cooper enters materials handling market
16 February 2021: Cooper Specialised Handling has announced its entry into the mainstream material handler market with the launch of the Sany SMH48WG5 range of material handlers.

Hutchinson Ports to invest and operate Saudi Port
16 February 2021: Hutchison Ports are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to invest and operate JCPDI Port...

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to join forces
16 February 2021: A world port of the future in the making.

Dry Bulk: Week 6
15 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

PD Ports announces new partnership with Port of Rotterdam
15 February 2021: New partnership to deliver digitalised solutions that will improve efficiencies and support the future growth of the River Tees.

Bruks Siwertell: Speaking your language, understanding your business
12 February 2021: Bruks Siwertell is strengthening its commitment to understanding the core businesses of its customers throughout the world.

Ports of Indiana seeks general cargo terminal operator
12 February 2021: For the first time in over 40 years, the general cargo dock at the Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville will be made available to operator interests...

ABB software can help ships improve efficiency
11 February 2021: Insights into ship’s operational data, amplified by Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help save up to 10 percent fuel and cut costs.

New Euroports grain unloading station
11 February 2021: A new grain unloading station will strengthen Rauma’s grain traffic.

NORDEN celebrates 150-year anniversary
11 February 2021: Today, NORDEN celebrates its 150th anniversary, being one of the world’s oldest international shipping companies.

Extended Great Lakes shipping season gives environmental benefit
10 February 2021: The extended shipping season saved 6700 long-distance truck trips in just one week!

Teams from Bedeschi and Cargill complete sucessful project
10 February 2021: The shiploader that has been designed, engineered, and installed by Bedeschi for Cargill, is a complete preprocessing mobile unit rather than a conventional shiploader.

Global crude steel output decreases by 0.9% in 2020
09 February 2021: Global crude steel production reached 1,864.0 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2020, down by 0.9% compared to 2019.

Mantsinen strengthens presence in France
09 February 2021: Mantsinen Group strengthens its presence in France together with Heavy Handling Bv.

Covestro and NPRC plan to use hydrogen-powered barges
08 February 2021: “We want to anchor the principle of Circular Economy within our entire company and produce in a greenhouse gas-neutral way in the long term"

Dry Bulk: Week 5
08 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Konecranes wins order for two more cranes on barge from China
08 February 2021: In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Cranes on Barge.

KSK posts new grain handling records
05 February 2021: In Russia, KSK, which is part of port stevedoring company DeloPorts, claims to have established a new annual record for grain handling.

Strong start for CN
05 February 2021: CN’s new record grain movement announces strong start to 2021

Shipping industry takes new action to protect marine environments
04 February 2021: BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping publish first industry standard on in-water cleaning of ships.

2020 keeps Trois-Rivières on course
03 February 2021: In 2020, the Port of Trois-Rivières recorded a volume of goods handled totalling 3.3 million metric tonnes (MMT).

Bruks Siwertell wins service order for shipunloaders
03 February 2021: Siwertell unloader upgrade secures continued productivity for agibulk business.

MOL announces integration of dry bulk business
03 February 2021: Establishment of “MOL Drybulk Ltd.

AAL commits long-term to liner service
02 February 2021: AAL commits significant long-term resources and tonnage to EU-ME/IN-ASIA loner service on its one-year anniversary.

POSCO’s LNG-powered bulk carrier completes first voyage
02 February 2021: Company’s new LNG-fuelled bulk carrier for overseas raw material transport has successfully completed its first voyage, marking the start of its ‘eco-friendly’ operations.

Regulatory and commercial advantage with the right antifouling, says Jotun
02 February 2021: A growing pressure to comply with ever more stringent environmental regulations is matched by a need to control costs, and enhance efficiency...

Solent Stevedores expands operations into France
02 February 2021: The company, currently leading stevedoring operations in 13 port locations, has committed to invest €1million in new equipment at the Port of Saint-Malo.

"Greener" aggregates for Port of Tilbury
01 February 2021: Walsh and Tilbury announce major investment and expansion of aggregates supply business.

Bedeschi handling equipment in Oman
01 February 2021: Al Sarh Trading Co in Qatar has contracted Italy’s Bedeschi to supply handling equipment to operate at Khatam Malaha in Oman.

Dry Bulk: Week 4
01 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

HAROPA: 2020 Overview
01 February 2021: A year of crisis marked by high resilience and a second-half rebound

TransContainer launches coal transportation
01 February 2021: PJSC TransContainer of Delo Group has launched a project of coal transportation in Open Top containers by bulk cargo loading via Zabaikalsk-Manzhouli border-crossing point, Russia.

Beast meets giant
29 January 2021: Jumbo Kinetic Transports 1435-tonne Shiploader

Liebherr remains MHC market leader
29 January 2021: Liebherr maritime cranes is looking back on the business year 2020 for their mobile harbour crane product segment.

Metso Outotec wins order for iron ore pelletizing plant in China
28 January 2021: Metso Outotec signs contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co. Ltd (BSIET)

Port of Southampton keeps UK roads safe
28 January 2021: Largest shipment of salt in four years.

Vancouver USA seeking west coast bulk facility operator
28 January 2021: The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking Statements of Interest (SOI) from parties interested in operating a high-volume marine export bulk facility at the port’s Terminal 2, Berth 7 location.

Bruks Siwertell secures sustainable conveyor system order
27 January 2021: “Strict environmental compliance, a proven track-record of reliable, efficient technology and the ability to deliver to a tight timeframe were critical factors in securing the order,”

Great Lakes Towing names latest tugs
26 January 2021: The Great Lakes Towing Company has named two new tugs, the Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, at the Cleveland, Ohio, facility of its sister company Great Lakes Shipyard.

New chairman for VDKi
26 January 2021: Alexander Bethe, Appointee of the Japanese energy trading house JERA Global Markets, has taken over the office from the long-time chairman Dr. Cieslik.

Antwerp bulk tonnage down for 2020
25 January 2021: Record container throughput limits losses in 2020, the year of coronavirus

Continental Strategically Sharpens Conveying Solutions Portfolio
25 January 2021: Continental strategically sharpens its profile as a provider of service and complete conveying solutions and therefore unifies its portfolio under the Continental brand.

Dry Bulk: Week 3
25 January 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Port of Rotterdam European Green Deal
25 January 2021: Realizing shore power to achieve a zero emission port in 2050

Solid season for HOPA Ports
25 January 2021: All-time high cargo tonnage at the Port of Oshawa; packed construction season in Hamilton

HHLA acquires majority share of automation specialist iSAM AG
22 January 2021: iSAM CEO Bernd Mann: HHLA investment creates new business opportunities with long-term perspectives for company, employees and customers.

NIBULON continues to demonstrate new export achievements
21 January 2021: During the second quarter of the current marketing year, the company has shipped almost 1.6 million tons of agricultural commodities for export.

RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector
21 January 2021: RightShip and INTERCARGO have today announced the launch of an important new quality standard for the dry bulk sector, DryBMS.

Martin Engineering upgrades reduce dust emissions at Brazilian port
20 January 2021: One of Brazil’s busiest ports is successfully managing dust emissions from its grain terminal conveyor system with an innovative transfer chute design.

Trends in Maritime Logistics for 2021
20 January 2021: Article by Emily Heaslip, Sofar Ocean.

FM Conway doubles rail freight operation at Port of Tilbury
19 January 2021: The Port of Tilbury and FM Conway announce that they have extended their agreement for a further five years to load aggregate for FM Conway’s Theale facility.

Global Drone Inspection launches ROV in water asset assessments
19 January 2021: Robotic inspection specialists RIMS BV, have introduced the use of ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles) for the inspection of in water ship assets.

Maritime UK welcomes ABP to the Diversity in Maritime Charter programme
19 January 2021: Maritime UK has welcomed Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading and best-connected port operator, as the latest business to join the Diversity in Maritime Charter programme.

New compact dust suppression from BossTek
19 January 2021: As effective dust control continues to gain priority, a new equipment design has been engineered to provide an unmatched level of mobility and performance.

ABB Azipod® electric propulsion makes debut in Oldendorff ship delivery
18 January 2021: China’s Chengxi Shipyard hands over the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds after successful installation and commissioning for Azipod® propulsion.

Dry Bulk: Week 2
18 January 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

SmartMove for American Steamship Company
18 January 2021: Wärtsilä has launched SmartMove Suite, a pairing of sensor tech with navigation systems for semi-autonomous ship movements.

Swissterminal takes over operation of three French inland ports
18 January 2021: Swissterminal has announced it will take over operations of the three French inland ports Ottmarsheim, Huningue-Village-Neuf and Ile Napoléon in the course of 2021.

DNV GL changes name
15 January 2021: DNV GL, the assurance and risk management company, will change its name to DNV on 1 March 2021.

Essar Ports growth continues
15 January 2021: Essar Ports, a leading private port infrastructure company, has said it had clocked a cumulative revenue for 36.5 million t of cargo handling for the nine months ending December 2020.

Port Hedland welcomes first LNG-fuelled vessel
15 January 2021: New wave of vessels support global efforts to reduce carbon emissions

ABS joins the International Windship Association
14 January 2021: ABS has announced today that it has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that promotes direct wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping.

BEUMER Group: belt conveyors instead of trucks - an efficient alternative?
13 January 2021: Recovered raw materials have to be transported from the quarry to the factory or port, often over uneven ground and across populated areas.

Continental Develops Sensor-based Inspection Service for Conveyor Belt Systems
13 January 2021: Technology company Continental has developed a service solution for monitoring conveyor belt systems

SSY 2021 Outlook Report
12 January 2021: Simpson Spence Young shares views on 2021 market outlook.

Antwerp: 3D sonar sensors enable unmanned sailing
11 January 2021: Video: UAntwerp and Port of Antwerp testing innovative technology for autonomous shipping.

Dry Bulk: Week 1
11 January 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Pilbara Ports Authority monthly throughput
11 January 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 64.5 million t for December 2020.

The largest cargo turnover in its history
11 January 2021: Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” handled 18,8 million tonnes of cargo in 2020. This is a record result in the company's history.

U.S. Coast Guard approval for Alfa Laval
11 January 2021: U.S. Coast Guard type approval for previous-generation Alfa Laval PureBallast 2 systems.

Port of Tilbury begins water-borne coastal deliveries for ADM Erith
08 January 2021: The Port of Tilbury and ADM Erith have successfully launched a twice-daily coastal barge operation to deliver thousands of tonnes of oil seed rape...

Port Growth Back on the Agenda for 2021
07 January 2021: The British Ports Association’s Chief Executive outlines what the agenda for UK ports will look like during 2021.

Port of Sept-Îles welcomes first ship in port waters for 2021
06 January 2021: Flying the flag of the Netherlands, the M/V Erasmusgracht arriving from Lake Charles, Louisiana, was the first ship of 2021, with arrival at 3:30 p.m. on January 2.

Port of Tyne clean energy programme
06 January 2021: Port cuts carbon emissions by 700 tonnes in 12 months.

Bahri named Shipping Company of the Year
05 January 2021: Award recognizes the company’s efforts to overcome the challenges of the pandemic year and achieve sustained revenue growth.

Capesize secondhand sales bonanza in Q4
05 January 2021: The Capesize market in Q4 thus far was defined by a steady decline in BDI with a recent small uptick during December.

Federal Kushiro first vessel of 2021 at Trois-Rivières
05 January 2021: Video: The Federal Kushiro is the first vessel to call the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2021. It docked on January 1 at 3:48 a.m., after a 13-day crossing of the Atlantic.

Hidrovias do Brasil Santos Port – Future ‘hub’ in Latin America!
05 January 2021: E-Crane has recently sold two new E-Cranes to operate in Santos Port in Brazil.

First shipment at Khalifa Port’s South Quay
04 January 2021: The first shipment, carrying bauxite, destined for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery, called at Khalifa Port’s South Quay...

Le Havre Port revitalizes its multi-bulk terminal
04 January 2021: The Port of Le Havre’s Supervisory Board awarded a concession for the construction and operation of a dry bulk terminal to the company LORANY CONSEILS...

The United Kingdom: Accession to the Grains Trade Convention, 1995
04 January 2021: The International Grains Council (IGC) is pleased to confirm the United Kingdom’s IGC membership with effect from 1 January 2021.

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