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An enlarging grain and soya trade
20 May 2024: Recent estimates continue to suggest that a broadly based expansion of world trade in grain and soya is unfolding.

Bruks Siwertell new anti-collision system
20 May 2024: New radar based anti-collision system enables safer and faster dry bulk unloading operations.

Lacklustre week for shipping
20 May 2024: The Baltic Exchange has reported on a subdued week for the dry bulk shipping marketplace with the capesize market seeing a steady decline through the week.

HES signs €1 billion debt capital raise
17 May 2024: HES International is proud to announce the signing of definitive documentation for its successful EUR 1 billion debt capital raise, further fueling its path for growth and portfolio diversification.

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor kicks off $77m construction season
17 May 2024: Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor kicks off record construction season with more than $77 million in projects underway at Lake Michigan port.

ScrapeTec Trading's upcoming E-Prime Tracker
16 May 2024: ScrapeTec Trading's upcoming E-Prime Tracker set to revolutionize conveyor system monitoring

Two DSI Sandwich Conveyors at Buritica Project, Colombia
16 May 2024: Dos Santos International recently commissioned two Sandwich belt high angle conveyors for Continental Gold’s Buriticá project in Antioquia, Colombia.

World's 1st Wind Challenger-equipped Coal Carrier
15 May 2024: Shofu Maru, World's 1st Wind Challenger-equipped Coal Carrier, Achieves Fuel Savings of 17%

British Steel begins £1.25-billion decarbonisation plan
14 May 2024: Significant preparation works continue at pace after British Steel secured planning permission to build an electric arc furnace at its Scunthorpe site.

Associated Terminals' acquires S.H. Bell
13 May 2024: Associated Terminals, a leading provider of stevedoring and marine services, is proud to announce that its management group has purchased S.H. Bell Company and its subsidiaries.

Strong start for the Capesize market
13 May 2024: Tuesday marked a strong start for the Capesize market with rising rates in both the Pacific and Atlantic regions, driven by increased miner activity and healthy cargo volumes particularly in the Pacific.

Innovation behind VIGAN’s grain handling expertise
10 May 2024: Based in Nivelles, Belgium, VIGAN Engineering S.A. stands as a prominent figure in the bulk handling industry, boasting over 55 years of pioneering expertise.

TAKRAF secures major iron ore project
09 May 2024: TAKRAF Group announces the signing of a contract for a complete iron ore in-pit crushing, screening and material handling system together with a train loading station in Mauritania.

Versatile atomized mist cannon
09 May 2024: In response to input from customers across the demolition and bulk material handling sectors, a major provider of atomized mist technology has introduced a powerful new mobile mid-sized dust control cannon.

Intermarine launches Intermarine Bulk Carriers
08 May 2024: Intermarine is expanding its portfolio to offer bulk shipping services under the new Intermarine Bulk Carriers brand. Intermarine is also expanding its fleet with two additional F300 vessels.

Metso to restructure Minerals equipment business
07 May 2024: Metso plans to restructure Minerals equipment business to strengthen competitiveness and improve efficiency

Staggered week for shipping market
07 May 2024: A week whereby activity was largely fragmented by various holidays spread across the globe.

United Steel Supply to invest $10m at Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville
07 May 2024: United Steel Supply LLC will invest up to $10 million at Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville to open a steel processing and painting facility, creating as many as 20 jobs.

ProStack Teams Up with Powerscreen New England
03 May 2024: By joining forces, these industry leaders aim to elevate the material handling landscape in North America, providing customers with a comprehensive suite of solutions.

Monjasa and FAMOIL expand biofuels logistics in South America
02 May 2024: On 22 February 2024, global top 10 marine fuels company, Monjasa, supplied a total of 510 tonnes of B30 marine biofuels the Cargill operated dry bulk carrier, Infinity Sky, in the Port of Callao, Peru.

Optimarin enters new growth phase
02 May 2024: Ballast water treatment specialist Optimarin enters new growth phase with Hyde Marine acquisition to strengthen BWTS market position

Cimbria Port Terminal Projects in Poland Increase Efficiency and Capacity
01 May 2024: In a quite classic business as grain and seed storage and handling, two keywords are pivotal: efficiency and capacity.

ESG provides a roadmap for dry bulk shipping says INTERCARGO
30 April 2024: ESG provides a roadmap for dry bulk shipping says INTERCARGO as it publishes first ESG Review

OneHealth by VIKAND brings remote healthcare to four GMSA vessels
30 April 2024: OneHealth by VIKAND Brings Remote Healthcare to Four Gourdomichalis Maritime S.A. Vessels

Strategic expansion and sustainable initiatives at Grenaa Port, Denmark
30 April 2024: Grenaa Port, situated as Denmark’s premier central deep-water port and serving as the primary gateway to the Kattegat, stands out for its commitment to responsiveness and flexibility.

Challenging week for Capesize
29 April 2024: The Capesize market endured a challenging week, marked by persistent negativity across both the Pacific and Atlantic regions.

YILPORT Gävle continues to focus on electrification
29 April 2024: YILPORT Gävle is located in Sweden and is the home to a general cargo terminal as well as a container terminal, which happens to be the largest container terminal on the Swedish east coast.

A conversation about dry bulk
26 April 2024: PortZone is a live webinar series and community that brings together a variety of dry bulk ports & terminals experts as guest speakers, discussing the current state of the industry and new innovative thought processes.

Gdynia to expand transshipment capacity
26 April 2024: Major infrastructure developments under way at the Port of Gdynia

Cleveland Cascades Cement & Clinker Focus
25 April 2024: It is understood throughout the bulk handling industry that cement based materials can be challenging to handle and have the potential to create large amounts of dust during loading.

Van Aalst Reclaim Unit for ARGOS USA
25 April 2024: The machine will be used to reclaim cement from a flat storage building with a discharging rate of 200 TPH to a day silo.

Better than expected for Klaipeda
24 April 2024: Better than expected results despite geopolitical unrest.

Lübeck’s port operator LHG increases project cargo and bulk throughput
24 April 2024: With the continuing growth in the size of the vessels coming to the Port of Lu¨beck, the volume of project cargo reaching the port is also increasing, writes Managing Director Sebastian Ju¨rgens.

PK Terminal relies on the SENNEBOGEN 875 E Hybrid
24 April 2024: In the heart of Estonia’s largest port, PK Terminal OÜ relies on innovative solutions for efficient and fuel-saving port handling.

Hat-trick for Port of Blyth
23 April 2024: The Port of Blyth announced record financial performance for the third consecutive year at its recent Annual Public Meeting.

Port of Antwerp Bruges sees drop in dry bulk
23 April 2024: While outgoing flows of dry bulk rose by 9. 7%, incoming flows fell by 24.4%, resulting in a fall of 12.1% in the dry bulk segment.

Dry Bulk Down for North Sea Port
22 April 2024: North Sea Port records decline in cargo throughput in first quarter of 2024

Positive week for shipping
22 April 2024: Weekly dry bulk shipping update from The Baltic Exchange

Remote-controlled rail loading in Finland
22 April 2024: The seaport operators in Pori, Finland, rely on a radio-controlled shunting solution from Vollert for the rail loading of iron sulphate as bulk goods.

BEUMER to supply 2 km Pipe Conveyor
19 April 2024: BEUMER Group Secures Contract to supply 2 km Pipe Conveyor to Port of Saguenay, Canada

Martin Engineering celebrates 50 years of air cannon technology
19 April 2024: A world leader in bulk handling solutions Martin Engineering is marking the 50th anniversary of its invention of the world’s first low-pressure air cannon.

New Cutting-Edge Cement Carrier for Great Lakes Trade
18 April 2024: Eureka Shipping Announces Construction of New Cutting-Edge Cement Carrier for Great Lakes Trade

Volvo CE continues to perform and transform despite downturn
18 April 2024: Volvo CE is proving its commitment to perform and transform, delivering for its customers for today and tomorrow, while it feels the effects of the industry downturn.

Castellón introduces more anti-dust measures
17 April 2024: The Spanish Port of Castellón has introduced important environmental upgrades to its South Dock area, where 20 new dust trap screens have been erected.

Modern bulk operations at RAK Ports
17 April 2024: Situated in the northernmost emirate of the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Ports acts as an important maritime gateway for bulk cargo.

Norwegian Greentech contracted to equip hybrid bulk carriers
17 April 2024: Norwegian Greentech announced last month that it has been contracted to supply the ballast water treatment systems to two 5,000dwt eco-friendly hybrid bulk carriers.

DryDel adds ice-class bulker to fleet
16 April 2024: DryDel Shipping has expanded its fleet with the delivery of the 2015-built kamsarmax, m/v Nord Beluga.

Ports of Indiana receive first ocean bulker of 2024
16 April 2024: Ports of Indiana welcomes M.V. Jamno as first ocean vessel of the 2024 international shipping season

AGL to Manage Walvis Bay Bulk Terminal
15 April 2024: Africa Global Logistics signs contract to manage Walvis Bay Multipurpose Bulk Terminal

Mixed week for shipping
15 April 2024: A mixed week, the opening part returned weaker rates only to find some impetus mid-week to flatten out as the week ended.

State-of-the-Art Aggregate Facility at the Port of Liverpool
15 April 2024: Aggregate Industries Announces Multi Million Pound Investment in State-of-the-Art Facility at the Port of Liverpool

Cleveland Cascades to Supply FFT System to Huelva, Spain
12 April 2024: Cleveland Cascades is to supply a Free Fall System to its customer located in Huelva, Spain.

Berge Bulk Debuts Newest Ship
11 April 2024: Berge Bulk Debuts Newest Ship, Berge Mauna Kea, The First In A Series Of Four Hyper-Efficient Newcastlemax Vessels

Gdansk receives two new Liebherr cranes
11 April 2024: Two new Liebherr LHM 280 self-propelled cranes arrive at the Port of Gdansk

Iron ore prices set for steep drop
10 April 2024: Experts are predicting a sharp fall in iron ore prices, following the crash in prices for lithium and nickel.

Potential trade restraints emerging
10 April 2024: Although supportive features are visible, commodity import demand during this year could experience sizeable elements of weakness.

CSL announce European Partnership
09 April 2024: Peak Group and CSL are pleased to announce the launch of their new partnership, Peak CSL Group, following CSL’s acquisition of 50% of Peak.

Duluth receives first "saltie"
09 April 2024: The first oceangoing vessel of the 2024 maritime shipping season entered the Port of Duluth-Superior April 1st.

Eagle Shareholders Approve Merger With Star Bulk
09 April 2024: Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. have announced that its shareholders voted in favor of a proposal to approve and authorize the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated December 11, 2023

Oldendorff streamlines processes with Harbor Lab
09 April 2024: Oldendorff Carriers contracts with Harbor Lab to provide global transparency in port transactions and revolutionise disbursement accounting

Capes gain momentum
08 April 2024: The Capes started the week off slowly but gradually gained momentum.

Closed-loop technology for woven PP bags
05 April 2024: For processing post-consumer recycled PP, Starlinger developed the eqoCLEAN filter module for their PP tape extrusion lines.

Viterra outturns 4.3mt of grain this season
05 April 2024: Viterra has outturned 4.3 million tonnes of grain this season, equivalent to 75% of the 5.6 million tonnes growers delivered to our sites during the 2023/24 harvest.

CSBP Fertilisers completes $11m conveyor upgrade
04 April 2024: With fertiliser collections ramping up ahead of seeding, CSBP Fertilisers is pleased to announce it has completed an $11 million refurbishment of its direct import conveyor system at its Kwinana works.

INTERCARGO and RightShip launch Dry Bulk Centre of Excellence
04 April 2024: INTERCARGO, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners, and RightShip, the leading global ESG focused digital maritime platform, proudly launch the Dry Bulk Centre of Excellence (DBCE).

Liebherr mark another record year
04 April 2024: The Liebherr Group finished the 2023 business year with a record revenue of €14,042 million. Compared with the previous year, this represents a revenue growth of €1,453 million or 11.5 % for the company.

Cargill increases its renewable energy capacity by over 40%
03 April 2024: Cargill is rapidly expanding its renewable energy portfolio to meet its ambition of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 10%

Celebrations as first bulk export leaves Broome.
03 April 2024: Thunderbird makes history as first bulk zircon exports leave Broome, Australia.

DP World to build agribulk terminal at Brazil's Santos
03 April 2024: DP World has joined forces with Brazilian railway operator Rumo to build a new terminal at the Port of Santos, to handle 12.5 million tonnes a year of grains and fertilizers.

Konecranes acquires Kocks Kranbau
03 April 2024: Konecranes strengthens its port services presence with acquisition of German Kocks Kranbau GmbH

High-Capacity Bucket Elevator Shipped to UMEX
02 April 2024: Cimbria recently shipped the elevator top for their high-capacity Bucket Elevator EH64 to the impressive port terminal facility they are constructing for UMEX SA Constanta in Romania.

Tangshan port to increase bulker berths
02 April 2024: The Chinese port of Tangshan is planning to build a 300,000 tonnes-class bulk cargo berth and a 300,000 tonnes-class ore berth.

Bleste Sia introduces new Bleste Bucket
28 March 2024: The Bleste Bucket is a modern iteration of the traditional bulk grab container, however, this innovative yet simple product improves dry bulk handling for companies looking for efficiency, cost and speed gains.

Adani Ports acquires Gopalpur Port In Odisha
27 March 2024: Adani Ports secures 95% stake in Gopalpur Port as part of its integrated logistics strategy.

ClassNK awards first-ever “ELW” notation to bulk carrier “ELETTRA”
26 March 2024: ClassNK awards first-ever notation for improvements in living and working environment to Fuyo Kaiun's bulk carrier "ELETTRA"

Record trade volume for Port of Vancouver
26 March 2024: Strong Canadian exports support record 2023 trade volumes through the Port of Vancouver

Sagitta Marine forecasts volatility and opportunity for small bulker sector
26 March 2024: Co-founder and MD of Panama-based operator identifies upside from a combination of political and weather risk.

Alfa Laval sustainable solutions support IMO’s net zero ambitions
25 March 2024: There is an increasing focus within Alfa Laval to support customers towards the energy transition to meet the IMO’s recommendations for reducing GHG & CO2 by 2030 and to achieve net zero target by 2050.

Compelling week for Panamax but Capesize struggled
25 March 2024: Similar to last week, the Capesize started positively but it was soon paused.

Marcor Stevedoring receives new LHM 800
25 March 2024: Mobile harbour crane of type LHM 800 has arrived at Marcor’s Hartel Terminal to serve as logistical bridge between the port’s quay and storage warehouses for dry bulk cargo

Panama Canal Increases Daily Slots at Panamax Locks
22 March 2024: The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced a new adjustment to accommodate the growing demand for transits, by increasing the number of daily slots available in the Panamax Locks.

Cleveland Cascades complete system installation in Asturias, Spain
21 March 2024: Cleveland Cascades Engineers recently carried out installation and commissioning for one of its systems supplied to Asturias, Northern Spain...

DNV establishes Tanker and Bulker Expert Team in China
21 March 2024: DNV has established a Tanker and Bulker Expert Team based in Shanghai. With strong global demand and fleet renewal planned, DNV is well prepared to support customers in these key segments.

13% of world seaborne trade under attack
20 March 2024: “Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea, coupled with a rise in piracy off the coast of Somalia, are disrupting global trade.

Cargill shares outcome of wind assisted propulsion
19 March 2024: Findings reveal significant fuel savings, underscoring the potential for wind assisted propulsion to support the shipping industry’s decarbonization efforts

Dangers of coal cargo
19 March 2024: Case study from Skuld, a world leading marine insurance provider, on the ever present dangers associated with seaborne coal transportation

Panamax market erupts into life
18 March 2024: The Panamax market erupted into life midweek with rates improving as a strong push from both South and North America led the drive.

Research for Rotterdam's raw material transition
18 March 2024: DRIFT research offers the port of Rotterdam guidelines for its raw material transition

Wilson Sons acheive 66% growth attending bulk carriers in Brazil
18 March 2024: Wilson Sons, a leader in port and maritime logistics in Brazil, reported, last year, a significant increase in services to bulk carriers through its Shipping Agency.

ABP pioneers grain-monitoring robot
15 March 2024: ABP pioneers grain-monitoring robot to revolutionise safety in agricultural storage

New rail transload yard at Hamilton Port
14 March 2024: Toronto Tank Lines (TTL) expands operations with brand-new rail transload yard at Pier 25 in Hamilton

Grabbing the limelight with coal clamshells from BATEMAN
13 March 2024: Founded in 1989, BATEMAN has over 30 years of experience in attachment manufacturing and continues to rapidly expand.

Largest soybean meal shipment in HES Gdynia history!
13 March 2024: The bulk carrier CSSC Le Havre with an animal feed commodity on board arrived at HES Gdynia terminal on Friday morning. The 120.000 dwt vessel is more than 254 m long and has the draft of 12,8 m.

SSY Futures launches dedicated Agricultural commodities business
13 March 2024: SSY recently announced that its commodities arm, SSY Futures, is further expanding its reach in the commodities sector with the launch of a dedicated Agricultural Derivatives sales and execution desk.

Bedeschi to supply new coal transhipment system
12 March 2024: Bedeschi S.p.a. has announced the finalization of a new contract for a coal transhipment system (a similar system can be seen, above), and is delighted to have gained the trust of a new esteemed customer in Indonesia.

Slowing growth in dry bulk trade envisaged
12 March 2024: Following last year’s resumed growth, commodity import demand may lose some momentum over the next twelve months, based on recent signs.

Diverse fleet adds to Algoma revenue growth
11 March 2024: A reliable and diverse fleet contributes to revenue growth and solid financial results for 2023

Storing and Discharging Bulk Materials
11 March 2024: Learn from the experts at the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology as they present 2 related courses in April and May. Both courses take place in Chatham, Kent at the Wolfson Centre premises.

Week of mixed fortunes for shipping
11 March 2024: Weekly shipping update from The Baltic Exchange

Cleveland Cascades Coal Loading Focus
08 March 2024: Cleveland Cascades have supplied over 30 systems dedicated for loading coal products.

BIMCO - Attack on MV True Confidence
07 March 2024: Industry Associations express their deep concern over the tragic loss of life and injuries suffered by the crew of MV True Confidence in an attack in the Red Sea on 6 March 2024.

Porto Chibatão sets another milestone with four LBS 800
07 March 2024: The contract for the purchase of four cranes was signed during the Intermodal event in São Paulo in 2022. The cranes were delivered in September and are now part of a fleet of 16 barge-slewing cranes in operation at the port.

Port of Rotterdam Authority 2023 annual report
06 March 2024: The year 2023 was characterised by geopolitical turmoil, low economic growth and faltering global trade.

Handling Aggregates from Self-Unloading Vessels
05 March 2024: Telestack offer flexible and cost effective systems!

North Sea Port affected by changing geopolitics and EU economy
05 March 2024: In 2023, companies based in North Sea Port recorded a volume of 65.9mt (million tonnes) of seaborne cargo throughput. That is a fall of 11%, or 7.8mt of goods, compared to the record year 2022.

Thumbs up given to new San Juan de Marcona minerals port
05 March 2024: In Peru, state private investment management agency, ProInversión, and the Ministry of Transport and Communications have jointly declared the proposed San Juan de Marcona port terminal as being in the public interest.

Eventful week for Panamax
04 March 2024: Latest weekly shipping update from The Baltic Exchange

Strong year for HOPA Ports
04 March 2024: Infrastructure investments driving cargo trends at the Ports of Hamilton and Oshawa

NORDEN adds to Capesize portfolio
01 March 2024: NORDEN acquires four Capesize newbuildings to meet strong demands from customers looking to unlock economies of scale by sizing up to improve efficiencies while lowering emissions.

Zero-Carbon cement plant for Port of Amsterdam
01 March 2024: The all-electric zero-emissions plant, of an initial capacity of 1.2 million tonnes, will cut CO2 emissions by 1 million tonnes annually.

Shipshave’s ITCH system ensures integrity of hull coatings
28 February 2024: Independent laboratory testing has confirmed there is no decrease in the thickness of hull coatings from the use of Shipshave’s In-Transit Cleaning of Hulls (ITCH) solution.

A mediocre bulk freight market
27 February 2024: Changes in the bulk carrier freight market demand/supply balance has resulted in a year of mediocre market performance during the past twelve months.

Ports of Indiana ships 12.6mt of cargo in 2023, second-highest in 63-year history
27 February 2024: Ports of Indiana shipped 12.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2023, the second-highest tonnage in its 63-year history. This is a 6-percent increase over 2022 and second only to 2018.

Queensland port's milestone start
27 February 2024: More than two million tonnes of trade have passed through the Port of Mackay in just seven months, underlying the publicly owned port's versatility and importance to the region.

Bühler improves profitability in 2023
26 February 2024: In 2023, Bühler successfully navigated a complex and volatile global landscape and increased its profitability.

Capesize witness increased activity
26 February 2024: Throughout the week, the capes witnessed a notable increase in activity after a slow start.

Port and Terminal Operations for Bulk Cargoes
26 February 2024: Port and Terminal Operations for Bulk Cargoes is an online course designed to help delegates understand the issues surrounding the safe handling and storage of bulk materials in port terminals and at sea.

Superior Telestacker® conveyor automation made easier to use
26 February 2024: Superior Industries, Inc. has announced the launch of version 14.0 of its TeleStacker Conveyor PilePro™ Automation programme.

The first Norsepower Rotor Sail™ funded by German Government to be fitted on Baltrader’s new cement carrier
26 February 2024:

Sustainable port: Amsterdam retains a keen ‘green’ focus
23 February 2024: Port of Amsterdam manages and develops one of the largest sea ports in Europe.

Bulk cargo in the Port of Hamburg remains relatively stable
22 February 2024: In the first nine months of last year, the handling of suction cargo at the Port of Hamburg increased by more than 40%.

Sea trials complete for MinRes inaugural transhipper
22 February 2024: Mineral Resources (MinRes) has commissioned its first transhipper – MinRes Airlie – after successfully completing sea trials.

Marcor receive first Liebherr LHM 800e crane
21 February 2024: Marcor, the Rotterdam-based stevedore and terminal operating company, has taken delivery of its first Liebherr LHM 800e mobile harbour crane.

Record bulk volume for Maputo
21 February 2024: Port of Maputo reaches new level with record volume of 31.2mt – Growth of more than 16% over the previous year

EuroDry reports on turbulent year in dry bulk
20 February 2024: EuroDry Ltd., an owner and operator of dry bulk vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk cargoes, has announced its results for the three and twelve-month periods ended 31 December 2023.

Grain trade looking brighter
20 February 2024: Prospects for world grain and soya trade in the current 2023/24 year ending third quarter 2024 are looking brighter.

New e-fuels to make international shipping greener
20 February 2024: This is the goal of the new €17 million European GAMMA project, where companies and researchers from Europe will develop and convert a bulk carrier to sail on climate-neutral fuels and green power.

Baltic Exchange: Shipping Market Update
19 February 2024: Latest dry bulk shipping market update from The Baltic Exchange for the week ending 16 February 2024.

Bedeschi recognised for supporting green energy transition
19 February 2024: Bedeschi is proudly supporting the Green Energy and Green Steel transition globally.

Superior unveils enhanced conveyor idler
19 February 2024: Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has unveiled the most significant redesign to conveyor idlers in decades.

Nor-Shipping 2025 80% sold out
16 February 2024: Nor-Shipping’s 60th anniversary exhibition is gearing up to be the most popular yet. Organisers say that existing pre-sales records have been “smashed”, with over 80% of the main hall space now sold out.

2024 IGC Grains Conference to take place 11 - 12 June 2024
15 February 2024:

Amer Shipping sets new sustainable standard
15 February 2024: Amer Shipping sets new sustainable standard with dry cargo vessel Adriana Maria

100,000 hours of biomass unloading expertise
14 February 2024: Biomass handling Siwertell ship unloaders are located around the world, supporting the phaseout of coal and helping power stations make the switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources.

Navigating excellence in maritime services
14 February 2024: For the past 16 years, Safina Shipping Agency has been at the forefront of maritime expertise, evolving into one of the top 20 shipping agencies in Egypt.

2020 Bulkers sells newcastlemax pair for $127m
13 February 2024: 2020 Bulkers Ltd have announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its 2019 built Newcastlemax vessels Bulk Shanghai and Bulk Seoul to an unaffiliated third party.

AMECO extends life of shiploader for leading cement producer
13 February 2024: This is where relying on the expertise from AMECO Group which has delivered 380+ material handling machines worldwide with some of them still in continuous operations for 30+ years is key.

Dust Control: The DEM Sweet Spot
13 February 2024: Lee Gailer, RST Solutions, Australia, outlines how to achieve ideal moisture levels for controlling dust while using less water to preserve product quality.

A captivating week for Panamax
12 February 2024: A captivating week for the Panamax market with various peaks and troughs seen across the market.

Steady year for Trois-Rivières
12 February 2024: Freight traffic at the Port of Trois-Rivières remained stable in 2023. In fact, 4.2 million metric tonnes (MMT) of goods transited through the Port, compared with 4.3 million in 2022.

Gdynia expands grain capacity
09 February 2024: Expansion of the grain capacities at HES Gdynia terminal.

Dry Cargo International Celebrates 25th Anniversary!
08 February 2024: Dedicated to the International Dry Bulk Industry, Dry Cargo International Celebrates 25 Years Of Publishing!

Haver & Boecker engineer largest grizzly screen
08 February 2024: Haver & Boecker Niagara custom-engineers the largest vibrating grizzly screen in the world.

AD Ports takes over Karachi Port's east wharf
07 February 2024: AD Ports Group has announced the signing of a new concession agreement for bulk and general cargo operations with Karachi Port Trust (KPT).

EBRD lends US$42m to Azerbaijani shipping company
07 February 2024: The loan is to finance the expansion of the company’s merchant fleet operations

Anemoi awarded grant from Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition
06 February 2024: Anemoi awarded grant from Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition to test and develop its 3.5m Rotor Sail design

GAMMA project to make international shipping climate-neutral
06 February 2024: Transport and trade on the ocean blue must be made much greener. This is the goal of the new €17 million European GAMMA project.

MacGregor GravityVibe™ - a new gravity self-unloading system
06 February 2024: MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has launched a new and augmented gravity self-unloading system that will allow bulk carriers to deliver a wider variety of cargo, in greater volume.

Another week of steady declines for Panamax market
05 February 2024: It proved to be another week of steady declines for the Panamax market. With a heavy ballaster list and increased tonnage count, resistance from owners was mostly scarce.

Iron ore boost for Duluth
05 February 2024: Boosted by a 28-season high for iron ore, total maritime tonnage for the Port of Duluth-Superior finished the 2023 navigation season up 4.5 percent...

Lithium surge raises stability concern
05 February 2024: The global demand for lithium for use in batteries has led to an increase in shipments of spodumene, a cargo which possess shifting and/or liquefaction risks.

Rotterdam appoints new CEO
05 February 2024: Boudewijn Siemons appointed CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority

Peel Ports Logistics signs vessel agency deal with Drax.
02 February 2024: Peel Ports Logistics has signed a deal to become renewable energy specialist Drax’s new shipping agency service provider for vessels importing biomass into Liverpool.

Ta-Ho invests in digitalization to reduce emissions
01 February 2024: Agreement with NAPA follows a successful pilot that demonstrated 4% fuel saving potential through operational profile optimization, enabling Ta Ho to accelerate its sustainability journey.

TIPSP welcomes nickel ore carrier "MV Sasebo Glory"
01 February 2024: TIPSP welcomes "MV Sasebo Glory" to the Port of San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire: a bulk carrier with a draft of 13.47 meters. The ship was loaded with 82,000 tons of nickel ore for export in 2.5 days!

ABB to acquire weather routing business, DTN Shipping
31 January 2024: ABB to expand offering to vessel weather routing, analytics, reporting and shore-based support through the acquisition of the shipping business of DTN Europe BV and DTN Philippines Inc.

INTERCARGO Statement on Safety of Seafarers
30 January 2024: Safety of seafarers is paramount say dry bulk ship owners

North Sea Port secures 106,000 jobs
30 January 2024: When the merger began on 1 January 2018, North Sea Port accounted for 96,750 direct and indirect jobs. Six years later, the tally stands at 105,912, rounded up to 106,000.

Fluctuating week for dry bulk market
29 January 2024: According to the Baltic Exchange, the capesize market witnessed a mixed and evolving week with notable fluctuations in different regions.

NEUERO’s new generation of Multiport ship-unloaders
29 January 2024: As a leader in maritime logistics solutions, NEUERO Industrietechnik proudly introduces their revolutionary MULTIPORT generation of ship-unloaders.

NYK Holds Dry Bulk Safety Conference in Greece
29 January 2024: Held overseas for the first time with Greek shipowners to achieve safer ship operations

Dry bulk shipping focuses on safe operations in challenging times
26 January 2024: Geopolitical conflict and decarbonization goals occupy a growing INTERCARGO membership as it navigates 2023 and sails into 2024

EMS-Tech expands in Canada with west coast office
25 January 2024: EMS-Tech Inc., a global leader in bulk material handling systems, has announced the opening of its new office in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Port of Immingham gateway to international markets
25 January 2024: The UK Port of Immingham is the gateway for skim iron being exported from the east coast by metal recycler Enicor to global markets.

Record volume for Port of Sept-Îles
24 January 2024: The Port of Sept-Îles back in second place among Canadian ports with record volume in 2023

Verbrugge streamlines operations with advanced TOS from Konecranes
24 January 2024: First Benelux order for Konecranes terminal software solutions for containerized and non-containerized cargo operations

Dampier Salt agrees to sale of Lake Macleod operation
23 January 2024: Dampier Salt Limited (Dampier Salt) has entered into a sales agreement for the Lake MacLeod salt and gypsum operation in Carnarvon, Western Australia, with privately-owned salt company Leichhardt Industrials Group.

A week of gains for the Panamax market
22 January 2024: A week of gains for the Panamax market as a build-up in activity from South Atlantic came to the fore once again, with South America absorbing tonnage demand worldwide,

Langh Ship's second 7800 dwt newbuilding has been named
22 January 2024: The naming ceremony of the second vessel of Langh Ship’s series of three 7800 dwt multipurpose vessels took place today, 22nd January 2024.

NAVTOR - Simplifying ships from shore
22 January 2024: In a climate of increasing complexity, with new regulations, environmental concerns and commercial considerations, how can owners and operators control their fleets, and futures, from dry land?

ADM to expand traceable soybean pilot
19 January 2024: Successful pilot has resulted in 2.4 million bushels (64,000 metric tons) of verified, fully traceable U.S. soybeans shipped from U.S. to Europe

Liebherr provides twice the power
19 January 2024: Two powerful LH 110 M High Rise Port handling machines are now bringing Rostock's cargo and fishing port up to speed. They work tirelessly day and night loading and unloading a wide variety of cargo ships.

New Cleveland Cascades loading chute system for Longview, USA.
18 January 2024: Working with their valued customer Thor Global, Cleveland Cascades are presently working on the design and manufacture of a Cascade Chute System to be installed in Longview USA.

Blue Wolf Capital finalizes LOGISTEC acquisition
17 January 2024: Transaction represents significant investment in North American marine and environmental sectors

Wisdom Marine selects Nippon Paint's NEOGUARD TOUGHNESS
17 January 2024: Taiwanese dry bulk shipowner Wisdom Marine Group has selected marine coatings company Nippon Paint Marine’s NEOGUARD TOUGHNESS coating to provide anti-abrasion and corrosion protection for 10 of its vessels.

Rhenus Weserport builds first rail loading facility
16 January 2024: Through its recently forged partnership with Nabaltec AG, Rhenus Weserport is now substantially extending its existing railway line.

Dry bulk shipping remains subdued
15 January 2024: The capesize market concluded the week on a relatively sombre note.

Inchcape appoints new CCO
15 January 2024: Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), a global leader in port agency and marine services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Svend Stenberg Mølholt as Chief Commercial Officer.

Bruks Siwertell - 50 years of Innovation
12 January 2024: With the Group now celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Siwertell ship unloaders, it also celebrates its incredible industry success.

Starlinger: Closed-loop technology for woven PP bags
12 January 2024: For processing post-consumer recycled PP, Starlinger developed the eqoCLEAN filter module for their PP tape extrusion lines.

Bedeschi to supply new coal transshipment in Indonesia
11 January 2024: Bedeschi S.p.a. has announced the finalization of a new contract for a coal trans shipment system for a new esteemed customer in Indonesia.

Geopolitical tensions reflected in throughput for Antwerp-Bruges
11 January 2024: Geopolitical tensions and slowing economic growth are reflected in the annual figures of Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Magal Solutions Iberia opens new office in the Port of Tarragona
11 January 2024: Expanding reach and reinforcing commitment to the growing customer base in the region.

'Maritime Security – A Practical Guide for Mariners'
11 January 2024: 'Maritime Security – A Practical Guide for Mariners' provides vital safety information to seafarers

AD Ports Group acquires APM Terminal in Castellón, Spain
10 January 2024: EUR 10 Million Acquisition Strengthens Noatum Terminals’ Position as a Leading Multipurpose Port Operator in the Western Mediterranean Region.

Trois-Rivières receives first vessel of 2024
10 January 2024: The LOWLANDS HOPE is the first vessel to call at the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2024. It docked at the Port on January 2 at 3:42 am, after an seventeen-day crossing of the Atlantic.

Ports of Indiana completing $1.2m infrastructure projects at Mount Vernon
09 January 2024: Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon is nearing completion of $1.2 million in infrastructure improvement projects launched in 2023.

Aggregate Industries breaks ground on prime River Thames facility
08 January 2024: Building materials supplier Aggregate Industries, a member of the Holcim Group, is further strengthening its sustainable cement offering to London and the south East.

Red Sea unrest on Rotterdam bulk expected to be slight
08 January 2024: The Port of Rotterdam Authority anticipates a maximum impact of approximately 0.1 million tonnes for dry cargo.

Slow start for shipping
08 January 2024: Weekly shipping update from The Baltic Exchange

Argentina’s grain exports could jump 40% due to favourable weather
05 January 2024: In this week’s “Shipping Number of the Week” from BIMCO, Shipping Analyst, Filipe Gouveia, examines the potential for Argentina’s grain exports to rise 40% in 2024, recovering from last year’s drought.

GAC expands operations in Germany
04 January 2024: New office in Port of Stade will provide ship agency and logistics services.

NYK's net zero goals
04 January 2024: Starting in fiscal 2024, NYK will conduct full-scale trials of long-term use of biofuels*, which are considered to have net-zero CO2 emissions, in navigating its existing heavy oil-fired vessels.

Port of Hull welcomes green Vertom Joy
03 January 2024: Associated British Ports (ABP) Port of Hull welcomed the maiden call of Vertom Joy to its King George Dock.

“K” LINE to Use JGreeX Green Steel for New Ultramax Bulker
02 January 2024: The ultramax bulker will be the world’s largest vessel using only green steel.

AtoB@C Shipping takes delivery of next-generation electric hybrid vessel Electramar
02 January 2024: AtoB@C Shipping has taken delivery of Electramar, the first vessel in the series of twelve highly energy-efficient plug-in hybrid vessels.

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
02 January 2024: ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships dated 22 December 2023.

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