Dry Bulk News Archive



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India’s thermal coal imports extend fall as economy slows
23 January 2020: India’s thermal coal imports have dropped for three months running, their longest sustained fall in over two years, as an economic slowdown stifles demand from key industrial consumers.

Inaugeration of new entry track at Kiel shunting station
22 January 2020: Longer trains for seaports Hinterland transport.

Record tonnages for the Port of Sept-Îles
22 January 2020: The Port of Sept-Iles is proud to announce an increase of more than 15% in volume handled at the port in 2019, at 29,292,000 tonnes compared to 25,363,000 tonnes the year before.

Stackers and Reclaimers for Power Station Stockyard in Bangladesh
22 January 2020: Tenova TAKRAF is pleased to announce an important project award for the supply of four stackers and four portal reclaimers for a large material handling stockyard in Bangladesh.

Coal throughput at Vostochny Port rose 5.2% in 2019
21 January 2020: In 2019, Vostochny Port JSC, operator of Russia’s largest dedicated terminal offering technologically advanced transshipment of coal handled 25.51 million tonnes of coal.

Dry Bulk: Week 3
20 January 2020: Roundup of the latest Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, Ultramax and Handysize markets from The Baltic Exchange.

Siwertell unloader delivery keeps tourist hotspot pristine
20 January 2020: Bruks Siwertell has completed the delivery of two high-capacity Siwertell 790 D-type unloaders.

China to purchase $36 bil of US agricultural products in 2020, $43 bil in 2021:
17 January 2020: China has committed to purchase $36.3 billion worth of US agricultural products, including soybeans, in 2020 and $43.3 billion in 2021, under the Phase 1 trade deal signed Wednesday...

Increased Piracy in Singapore Strait prompts calls for tighter security
16 January 2020: A total of 82 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia were reported from January to December 2019, comprising 71 actual incidents and 11 attempted incidents.

Little cheer from Lunar New Year for bulk carrier market
16 January 2020: While tanker owners toast their good fortune, bulker operators are downing a cocktail of higher costs, weaker demand and a supply side influx.

Port of Prince Rupert Delivers Another Record Year
15 January 2020: Nearly 30 Million Tonnes Of Cargo Moved In 2019

Rhenus transports 13 power generators to Turkey for floating power station
15 January 2020: The heavy goods specialist, Rhenus Project Logistics, is currently organising the transportation, handling and storage of 13 enormous MAN diesel engines and their fixtures as part of a complex project.

BHP South Flank Project in Australia Commences Ore Handling Plant Construction
14 January 2020: "The project team has worked extremely hard to get the project to this position"

Dunkerque on course despite bulk fall
14 January 2020: Despite a reduction in solid bulk volumes last year, Dunkerque-Port's annual traffic reached 53 MT, up 3% from 2018.

BIMCO appoints David Loosley as Secretary General & CEO
13 January 2020: Mr Loosley joins from the Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST), the international membership body for all marine professionals, which he has successfully led for the last eight years.

Dry Bulk: Week 2
13 January 2020: Roundup of the latest Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, Ultramax and Handysize markets from The Baltic Exchange.

French grain sector fears export squeeze as strikes hit logistics
13 January 2020: Strikes over pension reform in France could slow grain exports from this month by preventing enough supplies from reaching ports and by making the French crop too expensive to compete overseas.

Port of Rotterdam Authority welcomes European Green Deal
13 January 2020: The Port Authority welcomes such measures as additional investment in rail and inland shipping for the transport sector and the acceleration of low and zero emission transport.

ABP Commences Work on the Humber’s Largest Roof Mounted Solar Scheme
10 January 2020: ABP is investing £6.8 million in the Port of Hull to install the Humber’s largest roof mounted solar scheme.

Port of Hedland iron ore exports on the rise.
10 January 2020: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 64.6 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of December 2019. This throughput was a 2% increase compared to the same month in 2018.

Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” beats its own record in cargo handling
10 January 2020: In 2019, Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” handled 15 153 000 tonnes of cargo, it is the highest result in the 41-year history of the company.

Daewoo Shipbuilding targets over $6.8 billion in deals for 2020
08 January 2020: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., the world’s second-largest shipbuilder by order backlog, is seeking to secure deals worth more than US$6.88 billion this year, an official said Saturday.

India: Iron ore imports tumble 90% on inflated prices, slip to 7-year low
08 January 2020: Iron ore imports plummeted 90 per cent (by volume) during the April-October period this fiscal as steel makers opted for domestic sourcing, amid escalating international prices.

Iron ore arrivals at Chinese ports rose after 2-week decline
08 January 2020: SMM estimates that there were 91 vessels carrying 13.88 million mt of iron ore arrived at major Chinese ports during December 29-January 4, up 2.19 million mt from the week ended December 28.

Analysis on the world's US$402 billion dry bulk shipping market
07 January 2020: The global dry bulk shipping market is anticipated to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.14% during the period spanning 2019 - 2023. The market is expected to be valued at US$402.65 billion in 2023.

Global soybean market faces challenge to adapt in 2020
07 January 2020: The global soybean market will have a tough job in 2020 adapting to the impact of the most recent chapters of the US-China trade dispute, the prolonged influence of African swine fever on Chinese consumption and the rise of Brazil to the top spot in global production rankings.

Dry Bulk: Week 1
06 January 2020: Roundup of the latest Capesize, Panamax, Supramax, Ultramax and Handysize markets from The Baltic Exchange.

Scrubber installation waiting list ‘very long’ as IMO 2020 kicks in
06 January 2020: There are “very long waiting lists at some shipyards,” particularly in China, for installation of scrubbers on vessels to ensure compliance with IMO 2020 marine fuel regulations, a leading scrubber technologist said this week.

World’s First LNG-fueled Large Coal Carrier
06 January 2020: Kyuden signs Agreement with NYK and MOL for the World’s First LNG-fueled Large Coal Carrier: Reduction of GHG Emission by implementing LNG Fuel

Shipping provides reasons to be cheerful
02 January 2020: The shipping industry faces some very significant challenges over the coming years but has a number of reasons to be cheerful as it enters a new decade, according to accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.

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