Dry Bulk News Archive

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2021 Review - Port of Vancouver USA
24 May 2022: Demonstrating strong fiscal growth in spite of the continuing challenges from COVID-19, the Port of Vancouver USA is reporting that in 2021, it achieved a net revenue of $48 million.

DP World heavily invests in European rail and barge services
24 May 2022: Modernized rail and barge adding resilience and sustainability to the European trade sector

Grindrod’s Matola terminal - a gateway to world trade
24 May 2022: Grindrod’s Matola terminal in Maputo received a second train from Botswana this weekend, and successfully discharged 50 wagons using the terminal’s tipplers.

Berg Propulsion drives sustainability gains for CSL’s Great Lakes new generation
23 May 2022: First bulk carrier to feature high-efficiency Direct Drive Electric technology delivers emissions reductions for Canada Steamship Lines

Dry Bulk: Week 20 / 2022
23 May 2022: The Capesize market began the week at the summit of the recent rally. This necessitated a breather before sentiment strengthened, helping it to push up throughout the week and marking new highs for the year.

Fully erected shiploader ready to be shipped
23 May 2022: The shiploader Al Sarh Trading Co. commissioned to Bedeschi S.p.a. has just been shipped fully erected.

IOMSR expands Greek bulk carrier fleet
23 May 2022: The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is expanding its Greek fleet with an agreement to flag four bulk carriers with Enterprises Shipping & Trading (EST).

Sennebogen launches electric material handlers with battery technology
20 May 2022: The new 817 electro battery as the first model of a new machine concept.

Kerman awarded contract for ore storage facility
19 May 2022: Kerman Contracting Pty Ltd (Kerman) have been awarded a $60M contract by Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) for the design and construction of their Port of Ashburton Ore Storage facility in Onslow, WA.

Marcor Stevedoring to operate dry bulk terminal at Steinweg Hartel Terminal
18 May 2022: Marcor intends to extend its floating terminal in Rotterdam with the development of a dry bulk terminal at the Steinweg Hartel Terminal on Maasvlakte.

Pacific Basin signs MoU for development of zero-emission vessels
18 May 2022: MoU Signed for Development of Commercially Viable Zero-Emission Vessels

United Heavy Lift orders two more newbuilds
18 May 2022: Our vision is to become a leader in sustainability in the heavy lift industry - Andreas Rolner, Managing Director United Heavy Lift

Algoma reports strong quarterly performance
17 May 2022: "Our first quarter results confirms the strength of our diversified business portfolio and the benefits of our growth in international markets"

Bruks Siwertell secures repeat service contract
17 May 2022: Bruks Siwertell has secured a repeat original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service contract to another of Mailiao power plant’s long-standing Siwertell ship unloaders.

ClassNK releases PrimeShip-HULL 2022
17 May 2022: ClassNK releases PrimeShip-HULL 2022 for new structural rules.

Dry Bulk: Week 19 / 2022
16 May 2022: The Capesize market had the wind in its sails as rates jumped in all regions.

Schenk Process announces sale of mining business
16 May 2022: Schenck Process announces the sale of its Mining business to Swedish engineering group Sandvik AB

Terval’s focus on coal shifts to include biomass
16 May 2022: Terval SA founded in 1981 and based in the port of Liège in Belgium, is a company specialized in the trading and processing of coal for the western European industrial market.

Construction of new quay at Quarleshaven in Vlissingen underway
13 May 2022: On Thursday 5 May, the first spade went into the ground for the new 800-metre-long quay at Quarleshaven in East Vlissingen. With this €40 million investment, North Sea Port is improving access to the Sloe area.

The Port of Immingham — helping to power the nation
13 May 2022: Associated British Port’s (ABP) Port of Immingham is the leading UK port specializing in the latest facilities and equipment to store and handle biomass.

Concrete plans for Brett at ABP’s Port of Ipswich
12 May 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP) has concluded a new, long-term agreement with the UK’s largest independent producer of sand and gravel, Brett Aggregates, at the Port of Ipswich.

New Atomised Mist Cannon from BossTek
12 May 2022: New Atomized Mist Cannon Manages Dust in Unfavorable Weather Conditions

Simplifying saving lives: automating AMVER
12 May 2022: NAVTOR has teamed up with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to integrate AMVER into its innovative digital chart table software NavStation.

Cimbria builds its first port silo complex in Egypt
10 May 2022: Cimbria is increasing its massive presence in Egypt with a recent order of a huge silo complex at Port Said, the Egyptian city at the entry point of the Suez Canal.

Nylathane™ — the next generation of industrial elevator buckets
10 May 2022: 4B, a prominent supplier of bucket elevator and conveyor components, has announced the release of its Nylathane™ line of industrial elevator buckets engineered for maximum durability and efficiency.

TBA Group advances operational excellence at Saldanha
10 May 2022: Dedicated software for bulk terminals – TBA Group advances operational excellence at Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal

Bedeschi awarded revamping project
09 May 2022: Bedeschi revamping project: increase the reclaiming capacity of an existing plant.

Dry Bulk: Week 18 / 2022
09 May 2022: The Capesize market has made the most of the short working week as rates have lifted strongly, with the 5TC now residing at $24,002 - up $6262 week on week.

Metso Outotec acquires Tesab Engineering
09 May 2022: Metso Outotec has completed the acquisition of Tesab, a company specializing mostly on mobile crushing equipment for aggregates applications, including quarrying, recycling, asphalt and concrete.

Peel Ports welcomes new metal recycling facility
09 May 2022: Peel Ports Group, King George V Docks becomes home to new EMR metal recycling facility.

Nectar helps Oostende in its growth process
05 May 2022: Port Oostende and Nectar Group are pleased to announce they have entered into a cooperation agreement.

Rosyth’s Agri-hub reaches 1million tonnes milestone
05 May 2022: Scotland’s largest agricultural products hub (“agri-hub”) at the Port of Rosyth has reached a milestone of handling 1 million tonnes of product for Cefetra.

Beumer Group acquires FAM GmbH
04 May 2022: Beumer Group strengthens its position in the field of conveying and loading technology

Essar Ports handles their largest vessel
04 May 2022: Essar Ports handles the largest dry bulk vessel, and records largest iron ore handling at Vizag terminal

Managing and disposing of processing waste safely and effectively
04 May 2022: Implementing a Dry Stack Tailings (DST) solution provides a safe and sustainable alternative to the storage of tailings in impoundments.

Antwerp and Zeebrugge merge to form largest export port
03 May 2022: Unified port takes lead in transition to sustainable future

Dry Bulk: Week 17 / 2022
03 May 2022: The Capesize market had a positive week overall with the BCI and 5TC route average at 2003 points and $16,609, closing at 2,136 and $17,713.

Major Indian steel producer relies on AUMUND expertise
03 May 2022: AUMUND India is supplying two Deep-Drawn Pan Conveyors type KZB-Q (with baffles) for the iron pellets handling at Jindal Steel Odisha Limited (JSOL) steel plant at Angul, Odisha, India.

Fully electric cranes for ABP's Port of Ipswich
29 April 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, will further reduce carbon emissions, as two of the very first fully mains-electric powered hydraulic cranes arrive at the Port of Ipswich.

Construction commences at Freeport East, UK
28 April 2022: Construction of the first phase of Freeport East began with a ‘ground-breaking’ ceremony in which Mid Suffolk District Council leader Cllr Suzie Morley put the first spade in the ground on the Gateway 14 development.

Giant Mantsinen 300M arrives at the Port of Immingham
28 April 2022: The world’s largest hydraulic crane has arrived at the port of Immingham making it the first in Great Britain.

Nor-Shipping looks to 2023 with confidence
28 April 2022: After a hiatus of almost three years, Nor-Shipping, Your Arena for Ocean Solutions, was “back with a bang” in Norway between 4th and 7th April.

Strong start to 2022 for Ports of Hamilton and Oshawa
27 April 2022: As the 2022 Great Lakes shipping season gets underway, Hamilton and Oshawa’s ports are primed for another strong year.

Adani acquires Ocean Sparkle
26 April 2022: Adani acquires India’s largest marine services company.

Major investment in port equipment for Humber ports
26 April 2022: The five-year crane strategy will involve purchasing new cranes and refurbishing existing ones.

Record results for Port of Blyth
26 April 2022: The Port of Blyth has announced record financial and operational performance figures for 2021 at its recent Annual Public Meeting.

Rotterdam throughput down 1.5% in Q1
26 April 2022: In the first quarter of 2022, 1.5% less freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year...

BlackSky Upgrades Customers’ Site Monitoring Experience
25 April 2022: New features give users the ability to extract additional intelligence over sites of economic interest worldwide.

Dry Bulk: Week 16 / 2022
25 April 2022: After several weeks of relatively flat price movement, the Capesize 5TC market has started to show a little positive sentiment with levels pushed to $15,299.

Konecranes writes off orders from and sales to Russia
25 April 2022: Konecranes comments on the impacts of the war in Ukraine on its business and financial performance

Optimarin delivers in competitive BWTS market
25 April 2022: Optimarin delivers on price and quality in competitive ballast water treatment market.

Tilbury’s Grain Terminal receives Fire & Rescue Award
22 April 2022: The Port of Tilbury have received an award from the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service for their role in supporting Fire teams during a large and challenging fire at the grain terminal in 2020.

Antwerp sees strong dry bulk growth
21 April 2022: Port of Antwerp's total freight throughput amounted to 58.3 million tons in the first quarter, a decrease of 1.5% compared to the same period last year.

ClassNK issues AiP for ammonia-ready LNG Panamax
21 April 2022: ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of an ammonia-ready LNG-fueled Panamax bulk carrier developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC).

ABB to power world’s first hybrid-electric biomass fuel carriers
20 April 2022: ABB’s power distribution technology selected by IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd. for hybrid-electric propulsion vessel called ROBOSHIP

PPA shares March 2022 shipping figures
20 April 2022: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 60.3 million tonnes for March 2022.

Blue Fin Shipping orders Six Combi Freighters from Damen
19 April 2022: Impressed by the outstanding performance of the first two Combi Freighters 3850, German ship owner Blue Fin Shipping has ordered an additional four of these cargo vessels from Damen Shipyards Group

Compact iron ore pellet plant in India
19 April 2022: Metso Outotec wins order for a compact-size iron ore pellet plant in India

First vessel of the season arrives at Port of Duluth-Superior
19 April 2022: The first oceangoing vessel of the 2022 maritime shipping season arrived Wednesday in the Port of Duluth-Superior. Video: Season’s first saltie!

North Sea Port sees increased traffic
19 April 2022: The sea freight cargo traffic at North Sea Port increased by more than 6% during Q1 2022.

Siwertell Screw Conveyors: Turning the Tide
19 April 2022: Screw Conveyors: Turning the tide on energy efficiency, environmental protection and protection through-life costs.

Superior Builds World’s Largest Telescopic Stacking Conveyor…Again!
19 April 2022: The towering 210-feet TeleStacker Conveyor is shown next to a 136-foot model.

Hangö Stevedoring now part of Euroports Finland
13 April 2022: The entire share capital of Hangö Stevedoring has been transferred to Euroports Finland on 31.3.2022.

Siwertell ship unloader to meet doubled power demands
13 April 2022: Bruks Siwertell has commissioned a new Siwertell ST 790 D-type ship unloader to serve Quezon Power Ltd Co’s San Buenaventura power plant in Mauban, the Philippines.

AUMUND India rebuilds the world’s tallest belt bucket elevator
12 April 2022: ACC Cement Ltd (Holcim Group) has commissioned AUMUND Engineering Pvt Ltd, Chennai/India, with the refurbishment of the tallest belt bucket elevator in the world, which is 175.3 m high.

BHP signs LOI for Australia-East Asia iron ore Green Corridor
11 April 2022: A consortium, led by the Global Maritime Forum and consisting of BHP, Rio Tinto, Oldendorff Carriers and Star Bulk Carriers Corp., have recently signed a letter of intent (LOI) to assess the development of an iron ore Green Corridor between Australia and East Asia.

Dry Bulk: Week 14 / 2022
11 April 2022: Capesize: Overall it was not a very active week, with limited fresh cargo support from either of the basins...

Fendercare Marine expands service offerings with bespoke fixed solutions
11 April 2022: Fendercare Marine, a leading global supplier of premium quality marine products, has today announced an exciting new offering of port and marine construction management services.

Revolution on rails
11 April 2022: Flexible freight wagons are ready for series production: DB Cargo and VTG’s research project is on the home stretch.

Sennebogen Telehandler Unique in Class
11 April 2022: A Bavarian innovation is entering the telescopic handler market, because SENNEBOGEN is expanding its own Multi Line product line with its second model, the 3.40 G .

INTERCARGO: Time for Reflection
08 April 2022: With an estimated 100 merchant vessels under blockade in Ukrainian ports, it was time for reflection as INTERCARGO members met at the Association’s spring semi-annual events, held in London last week.

Singapore-IMO launch NextGEN Connect for maritime decarbonization
07 April 2022: NextGEN Connect will bring diverse stakeholders together for route-based action to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Martin Engineering offers online conveyor operation and safety training
06 April 2022: Online Learning Center Offers Free Non-Commercial Conveyor Operation and Safety Training

Significant boost in turnover for Liebherr Group in 2021
05 April 2022: In 2021, the Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of € 11,639 million. Compared to the previous year, the company posted an overall increase of € 1,298 million or 12.6%.

Cleveland Cascades to Supply 3 Vehicle Loader Cascades to Mexico
04 April 2022: The production of 3 vehicle loading cascade systems to be used for loading pet coke is coming to a close following FAT inspection by their clients.

CSL welcomes home M/V Nukumi
04 April 2022: CSL’s new diesel-electric self-unloading ship arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on March 27, 2022, fresh from her maiden voyage.

Dry Bulk: Week 13 / 2022
04 April 2022: The Capesize market fared little better this week to begin with. However, by Friday green shoots were beginning to emerge as the 5TC saw a low of $13,596 yet closed at $15,460.

Finland plans to increase domestic timber transport
04 April 2022: The Ministry of Transport and Communications has submitted a proposal supplementing a government proposal on amending the Rail Transport Act for comments.

Inchcape is coming home on its 175th anniversary
04 April 2022: Inchcape Shipping Services gains capital boost for future growth with UK based Epiris as new owner on 175th anniversary

Humber Ports at the Centre of Net Zero Efforts
01 April 2022: Simon Bird, Regional Director, shares his opinion on the work being done in the Humber ports.

Baltic index down for fifth session as panamax, supramax rates retreat
31 March 2022:

Ships stranded in Ukraine as conflict slows UN rescue efforts
31 March 2022:

Conveyor lifetime improved with R&D Program
30 March 2022: Bruks Siwertell can now reveal the extremely positive outcomes of its recent innovative research and development (R&D) program, targeted at improving the lifetime of the vertical screw conveyor in its market-leading range of Siwertell technology.

Diversity, decarbonisation and security in focus at Nor-Shipping’s Quality Flag Forum
30 March 2022: The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) and WISTA Norway are joining forces for the first time to run The Quality Flag Forum at Nor-Shipping 2022 on 5 April.

Konecranes and Cargotec cancel merger plan
30 March 2022: The UK CMA blocks the merger between Konecranes and Cargotec and thus the Companies have Jointly Decided to Cancel the Planned Merger

Corpus Christi Channel Improvement Project Included in Biden’s Proposed Budget
29 March 2022: The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project was included in President Joe Biden’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget released today under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Coastal Navigation Construction category.

Adani Ports Cargo Volumes Accelerate To 300m mt
28 March 2022: India’s largest transport utility on course to achieve 500 MMT by 2025

Circular giants meet booming industrial demand for stacking and reclaiming
28 March 2022: Amid a year-on-year growing market upturn for containerboard and renewable energy, managing the huge volumes of organic material required for these booming industries requires an expert touch...

Dry Bulk: Week 12/2022
28 March 2022: The Capesize market had to contend with volatile bunker concerns once again as the 5TC lost $5956 week on week to close at $15,648...

Start-ups to supercharge at Nor-Shipping
28 March 2022: Start-ups to supercharge at Nor-Shipping, as Katapult Ocean opens door to investment

Official Opening of the Seaway: the first ship of the 2022 season
25 March 2022: Yesterday, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) marked the opening of the Seaway’s 64th navigation season.

WIND for Waterson Terminal Services
23 March 2022: WIND to establish US cable storage yard in cooperation with Waterson Terminal Services

Bedeschi – OMG open the doors to iron & steel industry
22 March 2022: Bedeschi-OMG, specialized in container cranes and port logistics sectors, opens its doors to the iron and steel industry, signing a new order for AFV Beltrame Group.

Bühler hands over first Prime Masa plant in India
22 March 2022: Bühler has handed over its first Prime Masa plant in India – the second Prime Masa plant worldwide – to PV Sons Corn Milling.

ClassNK issues AiP for Fully Autonomous Ship Framework
22 March 2022: ClassNK issues AiP for Fully Autonomous Ship Framework Developed by NYK, MTI and Japan Marine Science

UK first rail freight electrification trial boosts industry net zero ambitions
22 March 2022: UK first electrification system for rail freight terminals supports path to net zero rail

Dry Bulk: Week 11 / 2022
21 March 2022: The surge in Capesize rates abruptly flattened off this week as global markets continue to be highly volatile.

First automated RMGs from Konecranes in Chile
21 March 2022: First automated RMGs from Konecranes to handle copper concentrate in intermodal operation in Chile.

INTERCARGO statement on crews & ships trapped at Ukrainian ports
21 March 2022: INTERCARGO is calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO), member states and governments to engage effectively with the involved countries and local authorities to ensure safe passage out of danger for ships and their crews.

Reaping digital rewards
21 March 2022: API pot of gold at the end of the rainbow for shipping.

FLSmidth wins Australia shiploader contract
18 March 2022: FLSmidth has been awarded the contract to build Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) new shiploader 1 on site in Queensland, Australia.

BHP continues low carbon steel research
17 March 2022: BHP extends low carbon steel research partnership with the University of Newcastle

Geopolitical upheaval in the spotlight at Nor-Shipping 2022
17 March 2022: Geopolitical developments, and how to adjust to them, will be centre stage at the Nor-Shipping Ocean Leadership Conference on 4 April in Lillestrøm, Norway.

Bruks Tubulator - state of the art technology
16 March 2022: For operators looking for high-capacity, lighter-density dry bulk material conveying, the Bruks Tubulator TM is a very cost-effective option.

The Port of Duisburg ceases all business activity in Belarus
16 March 2022: Duisport CEO Markus Bangen: “We unreservedly close this chapter.”

Dry bulk trade holding up
15 March 2022: Several positive influences could benefit commodity import demand in numerous countries during the next twelve months.

ESCA backs proposed amendment to EU's Waste Shipment Regulation
15 March 2022: ECSA backs EU waste shipment shift for recycling of EU-flagged ships at South Asian yards

HOST sails largest cargo loaded on Mississippi river
15 March 2022: HOST is excited to announce the first vessel to transit the Mississippi River with a draft over 48 feet since the increase of the channel depth to 49 feet, the largest cargo to sail from the river.

Report: Coal trade looking more lively
15 March 2022: Global coal trade has revived in the past twelve months. After a severe setback in the previous year, over half of the decline was reversed in 2021.

Dry Bulk: Week 10 / 2022
14 March 2022: The Capesize market appeared to get caught up in the wider market rallies this week as geopolitical tensions run high, with the 5TC lifting $8635 over the week to settle at $22,195.

Humber Runner enters service from Riga to Goole
14 March 2022: The port of Goole recently welcomed the newly named Humber Runner on her maiden voyage under time-charter to TTS (Shipping) Ltd.

Metso Outotec launches new mobile impact crusher
14 March 2022: Metso Outotec adds a new impact crusher to its Nordtrack mobile crushing and screening range...

Port of Rotterdam Authority raising land level for ‘green’ companies
14 March 2022: At Maasvlakte 2, 55ha of land is being raised for companies that make renewable fuels and chemical products.

A boom in steel transport for DB Cargo Italia
11 March 2022: The DB Cargo subsidiary transported 1 million tons of steel on its trains in 2021.

Manila Harbor Center rolls out eco-friendly bulk expansion
11 March 2022: The completion of three new bulk cargo bays more than doubles Manila Harbor Center’s bulk storage capacity and assists in mitigating any environmental impact of the terminal’s operation.

Rulmeca celebrates 60th anniversary
10 March 2022: This is a moment to celebrate achieve­ments, give value to the work done and be grateful for the relationships built over years.

Ukraine: The Mission to Seafarers’ Statement
10 March 2022: “The Mission to Seafarers shares the horror and sadness of so many as we witness events in Ukraine" - THE Revd Canon Andrew Wright, Secretary General

AD Ports supports "Metal Park" in KIZAD
09 March 2022: AD Ports Group supports UAE economic diversification with the development of infrastructure for Metal Park in Abu Dhabi.

Liebherr celebrates 300th delivery of LHM 550
09 March 2022: The 300th delivery of a Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane to Polish port operator Port Gdansk Eksploatacja

Shipping should pull together to calm crew fears, says InterManager
09 March 2022: Shipping needs to focus on its international nature and pull together at this difficult time, an emergency meeting of ship managers agreed recently.

U-Ming christens eco-friendly bulk carrier
09 March 2022: Christening of U-Ming’s Eco-Friendly Post Panamax Bulk Carrier “M.V. Cemtex Excellence”

Leading maritime law firm to leave Russia
08 March 2022: Norton Rose Fulbright to exit Russia

Mantsinen suspends all export activities to Russia
08 March 2022: Actions made by Mantsinen Group Ltd Oy due to the Russian aggressions towards Ukraine.

Dry Bulk: Week 9 / 2022
07 March 2022: While events in Europe have been disruptive, the trading activity was generally back to normal this week as most shipping routes are business as usual - albeit without the Black Sea trade routes.

ESPO expresses its solidarity with the Ukranian Port Community
07 March 2022: The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) wishes to express its solidarity with the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA), which unites all Ukrainian ports under one administration.

Seacon (SG) replants its roots at the Port of Garston
07 March 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, is delighted to support Seacon (SG) re-establish its northern base at the Port of Garston.

Cooper Marine and Timberlands expands to Corpus Christi
04 March 2022: Cooper Marine and Timberlands (CMT) is pleased to announce the expansion of its bulk stevedoring operations to the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.

HES takes full control of OBA
03 March 2022: HES International B.V. is proud to announce that HES acquired the remaining 25% of the shares ultimately held by Oxbow as per 1 March 2022, resulting in a 100% interest in OBA Group by HES.

Wharf’s green future firming up
03 March 2022: Carbon-cutting concrete is helping re-activate an east London wharf, acquired by the Port of London Authority (PLA) to grow the use of the tidal Thames for freight.

Continental radar-based monitoring for conveyor belts
02 March 2022: Continental Radar-Based Monitoring System Makes Conveyor Belt Systems More Efficient and Reliable

Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on port of Rotterdam
02 March 2022: The conflict in Ukraine has prompted the European Union and other bodies to impose a number of sanctions on Russia. At the current time (Wednesday, March 2), these are only having a rather limited impact on the port of Rotterdam.

Norwegian zero-emission bulk carrier project awarded LR AiP
02 March 2022: Important milestone reached for groundbreaking zero-emission vessel

Giant Mantsinen 300 from Finland Heads West to ABP Port of Immingham
01 March 2022: THE world’s largest hydraulic crane is heading to the port of Immingham in a £3 million investment by Associated British Ports (ABP).

HHLA concerned for employees in Odessa
01 March 2022: The port city of Odessa is affected by the Russian troop invasion of Ukraine. Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has been operating a terminal there since 2001.

MacGregor autonomous crane delivers enhanced safety and efficiency
01 March 2022: As part of the Cargotec Group, MacGregor has increasingly sought to factor in digital and connected technologies to enhance safe, smart and efficient ship, cargo- and load-handling.

The need now is for greater efficiency
01 March 2022: Per Hansson, Sales Director, Bruks Siwertell, explains the need for additional cargo handling and less queues to improve current global supply chain headaches.

15 percent of the transhipment in Rotterdam is Russia-related
28 February 2022: 62 million tons of the almost 470 million transhipment in the port of Rotterdam is Russia-oriented.

Dry Bulk Report: Week 8 / 2022
28 February 2022: The Capesize market did get off to a positive start this week as rates were building strongly off improved sentiment. But as events in Europe took hold, the market abruptly changed course.

Seeing the wood for the trees
28 February 2022: Pilot project in Wales takes more lorries off the roads as timber freight train runs for the first time in 18 years

EU “conditional approval” for Konecranes / Cargotec merger
25 February 2022: The European Commission Conditionally Approved the Proposed Merger; the Completion Remains Subject to Further Authority Approvals

Two new Mantsinen hydraulic cranes for Euroports
25 February 2022: Euroports Rauma Oy has placed orders for two new hydraulic cranes from the crane producer Mantsinen Group Ltd Oy.

2021: Coal returns at the Freeport of Ventspils
24 February 2022: The last year at the Freeport of Ventspils was saturated with responsible challenges and ordeals, but also with unforgettably positive moments.

Maputo and Matola Drybulk Terminal plan to increase capacity
24 February 2022: The global coal demand, which peaked in mid-2021, is still reaching price record highs due to the major surge in coal prices worldwide.

NORDEN expands into port logistics
24 February 2022: NORDEN has entered into a new business area of port logistics, signing a major contract with manganese mining company Comilog...

Zinus delivers to port in northern Norway
24 February 2022: PSW Power & Automation has ordered three compact Zinus cable handling systems to the electrification of Port of Helgeland’s facilities in Sandnessjøen.

Cargo throughput in the Seaport of Vyborg increased by 60 percent
23 February 2022: In 2021, Port Logistics Ltd increased transhipment volumes in the Seaport of Vyborg by 60 percent.

Posidonia to chart course for global shipping reset
23 February 2022: Posidonia 2022 will be held this summer from 6-10 June, with the event gearing up to welcome the international maritime community back to its Athens Metropolitan Expo venue...

AAL increases 3rd Gen. newbuilds
22 February 2022: Late November 2021, AAL Shipping (AAL) announced the launch of its third-generation newbuilding plan with the initial order of four 32,000 deadweight (DWT) premium project multipurpose vessels

Port of Marseille Fos bounces back in 2021
22 February 2022: In 2021, the Port of Marseille Fos bounced back, and growth in maritime traffic increased by 9%.

TAKRAF completes successful commission in Japan
22 February 2022: Multi-commodity portal scraper reclaimers successfully commissioned in Japan.

Timber Terminal at Port of King’s Lynn hits growth targets
22 February 2022: Last year saw a record number of vessels arrive at the Norfolk port and the volume of cargo handled was also up by 5% on 2020 volumes.

Turn Services expands in Texas
22 February 2022: Turn Services has announced the opening of its new Houston location; Turn Services La Porte Fleet.

Dry Bulk Report: Week 7 / 2022
21 February 2022: The Capesize market struggled to hold its value last week as rates ebbed away across all routes.

PD Ports awarded internationally recognised standard for business resilience
21 February 2022: PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport, has proudly been awarded the International Standard for Business Continuity Management. ISO: 22301 accreditation recognises business that can demonstrate the ability to mitigate damage and continue operating even in the event of any potential disruption or emergency situations.

Royal Bodewes delivers world’s first hybrid self-discharger ‘Aasfjell’
21 February 2022: Shipping is on the eve of an energy transition. The goal is clear: to move from fossil fuels to zero carbon energy sources and technologies.

Weightron helps keep the grain moving at Tilbury
21 February 2022: Specialist weighing equipment, instrumentation and software produced by Chesterfield based Weightron Bilanciai plays an important role at Tilbury Grain Terminal.

Operational success for new IJmuiden Sea Lock
18 February 2022: Amports spoke to Jeroen van der Neut, Managing Director at OBA Group about the new IJmuiden Sea Lock

Superior Lifting Safety for South African Mining Powerhouse
17 February 2022: Verton is delighted to announce that Welgro has become their first distributor in South Africa.

Experiencing stronger shipping markets
16 February 2022: Members of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in branches around the world are seeing benefits from stronger shipping markets.

Gdynia to deepen and widen approach channel
16 February 2022: In 20 months, the channel leading to the Port of Gdynia will be 130 meters wider and 3 meters deeper.

Sennebogen: Metal recycling in Japan
16 February 2022: Metal recycling at scrap yard; SENNEBOGEN 830 material handler replaces old earthmoving excavator in Japan

Soo Lock Project receives Government funding
16 February 2022: American Great Lakes Ports Association (AGLPA): “Biden Administration Funds Remainder of Soo Lock Project”

BHP extends low carbon steel research
15 February 2022: BHP extends low carbon steel research partnership with the University of Newcastle

Dry Bulk Report - Week 6 / 2022
14 February 2022: There was positive sentiment throughout the dry freight sector this past week, including Capesize, as traders returned from Lunar New Year holidays.

Euroports and Navis join forces
14 February 2022: Initial roll-out of the Master Terminal by Navis SaaS solution will span bulk and break-bulk terminals across Euroports’ network...

Forth Ports acquires OM Heavy Lift
14 February 2022: Forth Ports acquires OM Heavy Lift to offer full service package for offshore renewables

Siwertell mobile unloader ordered for Swedish cement handling
14 February 2022: Bruks Siwertell has received an order from Swecem AB, a subsidiary of Peab Group’s Swerock, for a next-generation Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader.

KSK received first 100,000 dwt grain vessel
11 February 2022: On January 27, 2022, the KSK Grain Terminal received for loading a grain vessel NORAH with a capacity of a 120 thousand tons.

Ports of Indiana 2021 shipments up 33.6%.
11 February 2022: The Ports of Indiana handled more than 11.2 million tons of cargo in 2021, resulting in a 33.6% increase from 2020. Jeffersonville & Burns Harbor achieved highest shipment totals.

Two Konecranes Gottwald MHC's for Port of Bandirma, Turkey
11 February 2022: Two Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes ordered by Port of Bandirma in Turkey to increase their bulk handling.

IOMSR launches reduced ‘green’ ships fees
10 February 2022: The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is set to become the first flag state in the world to incentivise ship owners with ships deploying green technology.

Battery-powered shunting loco trials for GBRf
09 February 2022: GB Railfreight (GBRf) has taken delivery of a Class 18 hybrid+ shunting locomotive as part of a three-month trial with Beacon Rail Leasing...

EU Beginning to Grasp Realities of Shipping, says INTERCARGO
09 February 2022: The recent proposal by MEP Peter Liese to update Amendment 9 of the EU emissions trading system (ETS) draft directive...

Exclusive: FLSmidth takes over thyssenkrupp’s mining business
09 February 2022: In a major development, bulk handling company FLSmidth is set to acquire thyssenkrupp’s Mining business. An exclusive interview with FLSmidth reveals the reasons for this acquisition...

ABP Humber: A Time to be Bold
08 February 2022: A time to be bold on the future Transport in the North, says ABP Regional Director Simon Bird

FOR SALE - Good Condition 2003 E-Crane Based Floating Transloading System
08 February 2022: Unloaded over 53M tonnes of Bauxite! - Approximately 40,000 Service Hours. The barge is a floating Ocean Deck design with principal dimensions of 400’ x 100’ x 25’.

GB Railfreight launch new service for Brett Aggregates
08 February 2022: GBR and Brett Aggregates have successfully launched a new aggregates service from Newhaven to Thorney Mill, West Drayton.

New deep water quay for Vlissingen
08 February 2022: North Sea Port is building a new 800-metre-long quay at Quarleshaven in East Vlissingen. This will enable the firm Bulk Terminal Zeeland to expand its operations. Shipyard Reimerswaal’s quay will also be extended as a result.

University of Huddersfield and DB Cargo UK announce new research and innovation collaboration
08 February 2022: The University of Huddersfield and DB Cargo UK have announced a new, framework research and innovation collaboration, deepening the relationship between the two organisations.

Another strong year at HOPA Ports
07 February 2022: HOPA Ports saw a total of 11.2 million mt of cargo through Hamilton and Oshawa’s ports during the 2021 shipping season, up 9 per cent from the same time period the previous year.

Cargotec / Konecranes planned merger update
07 February 2022: Cargotec and Konecranes provide an update on planned merger: Remedy requirements are more complex than expected, dialogue with relevant competition authorities continues.

Dry Bulk: Week 5
07 February 2022: The Capesize market traded sideways this week as the 5TC closed at $10,302, an improvement of +1384 over the week.

thyssenkrupp completes sale of AST mill
07 February 2022: Further progress achieved in realignment of the company: thyssenkrupp successfully completes sale of AST stainless steel mill

Volvo CE launches new business entity
07 February 2022: Global Load Out Solutions AB, has been launched by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) to expand the market for its load out solutions portfolio

Dundee welcomes timber shipment direct from Far East
04 February 2022: The Port of Dundee welcomed the arrival of the 177-metre long deep sea vessel the Ha Long Bay with her cargo of 12,000 packs of plywood on board.

Thordon Bearings still going strong after 30 years
03 February 2022: After More than 30 Years of Service Thordon Bearings Still Going Strong on Coast Guard Icebreaker

Bedeschi to take over Berga Golfetto Sangati
02 February 2022: Bedeschi S.p.a. is proud to announce the take over of Berga Golfetto Sangati bulk handling activities from Golfetto Sangati srl.

GRUPO ETE and STEELDUXX partnership strengthens logistics chain
02 February 2022: A logistics partnership connecting Northern Europe, Iberia and Cape Verde

Iron ore leads tonnage upsurge for Port of Duluth
02 February 2022: Port of Duluth releases 2021 Season Summary.

RAK Ports ideally positioned as UAE breakbulk gateway
02 February 2022: Saqr Port/Freezone is today one of the world’s largest and most efficient bulk ports

Riga to invest €20m in port infrastructure
02 February 2022: The Freeport of Riga Authority plans to invest nearly 20 million euros in the development of the port’s infrastructure.

Trois-Rivières reports 20% increase in port activities
02 February 2022: The Port of Trois-Rivières recorded a volume of goods handled totalling 3.9 million metric tonnes (MMT), with an estimated value of $5.3 billion.

Maiden voyage for first diesel-electric Laker
01 February 2022: M/V Nukumi, Canada Steamship Lines new purpose-designed self-unloading ship built to service Windsor Salt, departed on her maiden voyage yesterday.

New HSL trimodal steel hub
01 February 2022: Haeger & Schmidt Logistics (HSL) has announced its new trimodal steel logistics hub in Duisburg, Germany, is ready to commence operations on 1 February 2022.

AGI announces resolution of Fraser Grain Terminal project
31 January 2022: Having completed extensive product revision and testing with the support and co-operation of FWS and FGT, AGI announces that the Fraser Grain Terminal is now fully operational.

BHP orders four battery-electric locomotives
31 January 2022: BHP will purchase four battery-electric locomotives as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to reduce its operational emissions.

Damen Shipyards opens Service Hub in Panama City
31 January 2022: Damen Shipyards Group has added a new Service Hub in the Americas.

Dry Bulk: Week 4
31 January 2022: The Capesize market looked to have found a bottom by week’s close as rates descended throughout before bouncing back a little at the end.

HAROPA PORT: A foundational year crowned with promising results
31 January 2022: 2021 was an unprecedented year for HAROPA PORT, registering growth in maritime traffic of 12%

IJmuiden sea lock officially put into operation
31 January 2022: With a push of a button, King Willem Alexander opened the inner door of the world’s largest sea lock from the Lock Operations Centre (SOC).

Second-best year for Port of Sept-Îles
31 January 2022: With results of 32.1 M MT representing the second-best year since the creation of the port authority in 1999...

Port of Gdansk reports record cargo handled in its history
28 January 2022: In the Port of Gdansk, 53.2 million tonnes of goods was handled in 2021, which represents an 11% increase, and is the most cargo handled in the history of the Port of Gdansk.

Rotterdam port adds 34 billion euros to Dutch exports
28 January 2022: In addition to their established economic value, Dutch seaports make a major contribution to Dutch export revenue.

ABP launches first port-centric manufacturing sites in Hull
27 January 2022: ABP, the UK’s leading ports group, has launched the first of its new tranche of port-manufacturing sites, called the Humber International Enterprise Park (HIEP).

Høglund to supply integrated automation systems for hybrid bulk vessels
26 January 2022: Høglund has been commissioned to supply advanced hybrid and automation systems to six hybrid bulk vessels, with potential for six more, on order for Finland’s AtoB@C Shipping

Liebherr - Around the world with 80 cranes
26 January 2022: Liebherr has had a record year with its maritime mobile harbour cranes.

Pacific Basin chooses Portlog for entire dry bulk fleet
26 January 2022: PortLog, the world’s first port time management platform, recently announced a landmark deal to provide its solution to the entire fleet of Pacific Basin.

REMA TIP TOP acquires Italian conveyor technology specialist
26 January 2022: REMA TIP TOP AG acquires the conveyor technology division of Nuova Emil Riv srl, based in the Emilia Romagna region of northern Italy...

Bruks Siwertell helps US port after hurricane damage
25 January 2022: When Hurricane Laura tore through Port of Lake Charles in southwest Louisiana, it caused extensive damage to almost every transit shed, warehouse, ship unloader and loader.

SAMSON mobile shiploader for narrow quay, Turkey
25 January 2022: SAMSON Materials Handling have taken order for a Narrow Quay Shiploader System with two Mobile Material Feeders and two Mobile Link Conveyors for the Port of Darica Kocaeli/Turkey.

Dry Bulk: Week 3
24 January 2022: There was little support to be found for the Capesize market over the last week as dwindling rates and rising bunker prices slashed earnings for owners

Meeting of the International Grains Council
24 January 2022: Members of the International Grains Council (IGC) convened for the 54th Council Session on 21 January 2022 via video conference, from London, UK.

Nippon Paint's FASTAR® earmarked for COSCO fleet
24 January 2022: COSCO Shipping has indicated it will coat its entire fleet of VLCCs with Nippon Paint Marine’s new antifouling system FASTAR® once initial applications have been evaluated.

NOVA MET sets up aluminum plant in Le Havre
24 January 2022: NOVA MET, a specialist in aluminium collection and recycling opens for business in Le Havre.

Port of Antwerp: Strong year despite eventful 2021
24 January 2022: Despite disruptions in the global supply chain, Port of Antwerp performed strongly, matching the record year of 2019.

Solent Stevedores hits record year for bulk
24 January 2022: In 2021, Solent Stevedores at the Port of Southampton saw a record-breaking year of bulk shipments with more than 1.2m tonnes handled.

ClassNK issues AiP for ammonia-fueled Panamax bulk carrier
21 January 2022: ClassNK issues Approval in Principle (AiP) for ammonia-fueled Panamax bulk carrier developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships

Electric crane strengthens Blyth decarbonisation strategy
21 January 2022: The eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 Mobile Harbour Crane, due for delivery in April, will be the first “Generation 6” model to be deployed in the UK.

REMA TIP TOP strengthens its Swiss conveyor market position
21 January 2022: REMA TIP TOP AG acquires Polytechna AG. With the acquisition of the full-range supplier for conveyor technology based in Wetzikon, Switzerland.

World’s largest sea lock at IJmuiden
20 January 2022: The new lock in IJmuiden, the gateway for the Port of Amsterdam, will officially be put into service on 26 January.

BHP Operational Review half year ended 2021
19 January 2022: BHP have released their Operational Review for the half year ended 31 December 2021.

Increase of cargo predicted for the Port of Riga
19 January 2022: An increase by 5–6% in cargo turnover is planned for the Port of Riga this year; and the total cargo turnover will reach 22.8 mln tonnes.

Strong year for Dunkirk
18 January 2022: Solid bulk increased by 11% at the port of Dunkirk to reach 20.1 MT in 2021.

Dry Bulk: Week 2
17 January 2022: The Capesize market endured a somewhat traditional post-holiday Q1 drop as the 5TC descended -7760 over the week to settle at $12,407.

Funding received for digital test bed at Port of Hamburg
17 January 2022: The Federal Ministry of Digital and Transport (BMDV) will fund the construction of a digital test bed at the Port of Hamburg with just under 15 million euros.

New deep-sea development at Port-La Nouvelle
17 January 2022: Euroports Group and the Port of Port-La Nouvelle (French Med) are leading the way in the Energy Transition.

Port of Toledo reports highest annual tonnage Since 2011
17 January 2022: The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is proud to announce a 22-percent increase in tonnage through the Port of Toledo in 2021, when compared to 2020.

thyssenkrupp opens new service center in Peru
17 January 2022: New facility in La Joya offers repairs, maintenances and overhauls of large components for the mining industry.

SAMSON Eco Hopper for power plant, Philippines
14 January 2022: SAMSON Materials Handling got an order for an Eco Hopper from Bataan, Philippines. The unit is designed to receive coal which is unloaded at the quay area via crane grabs with a discharge direct to ongoing conveyors.

North Sea Port aiming for full recovery in 2022
13 January 2022: With nearly 69 million tons of seaborne cargo transhipped in 2021, North Sea Port grew 9% compared to the Covid year of 2020.

Oldendorff trial biofuel voyage from Australia
13 January 2022: A trial voyage using biofuel for the CBH Group, the largest agricultural co-operative in Western Australia, is being performed on the Edwine Oldendorff from Australia to Vietnam.

ABP launches award-winning immersive safety programme
12 January 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, has commenced the roll out of the award-winning Thrive Safety Behavioural Training in the Humber.

Bilbao joins EcoPorts network
12 January 2022: With this recognition, the PAB takes a further step towards making the port of Bilbao a Green Port.

PPA December 2021 shipping figures
12 January 2022: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 68.5 million tonnes (Mt) for December 2021.

STORMAJOR® prevents spontaneous combustion in coal stockyards
12 January 2022: SAMSON Materials Handling has recently supplied a STORMAJOR® 2.0 to a Japanese company for the handling of coal at their chemical plant in Indonesia.

Haina Port opens brand new agribulk facility
11 January 2022: The Dominican Republic has opened its first ever agrbibulk terminal and agri-food park at the Port of Haina.

Noatum Terminals acquires four Liebherr LHM cranes
11 January 2022: Spanish multipurpose operator Noatum Terminals has acquired four Liebherr LHM cranes for its terminals in Castellón, Sagunto and Tarragona.

Port of Sept-Îles welcomes first ship of 2022
11 January 2022: Flying the Japanese flag, the M/V Frontier Harvest arriving from Iskenderun, Turkey, was the first ship of 2022, with arrival at 12:22 p.m. on January 4th.

Bluepool: New dry bulk freight trader and pool launched
10 January 2022: A new exciting venture combining a dry bulk operator and a pool has launched in Athens, backed by a range of blue-chip market participants.

Dry Bulk: Week 1
10 January 2022: The Capesize Baltic index returned from year-end holidays this week and immediately saw activity coming from the usual West Australia iron ore flow.

Federal Saint-Laurent first vessel of the year at Trois-Rivières
10 January 2022: Le Federal Saint-Laurent is the first vessel to call the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2022. It docked at the Port on January 6 at 5:48 am, after a 15-day crossing of the Atlantic.

Metso Outotec to divest its Metal Recycling business
07 January 2022: Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to divest its Metal Recycling business line to an affiliate of Mimir, an investment company based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Cleveland Cascades to supply system to Oman
06 January 2022: Cleveland Cascades have secured a contract for the supply of a Cascade System to be located at Dibba Port, Oman.

HOST sails first ship after Mississippi river deepening
06 January 2022: HOST is excited to announce the first vessel to sail from the Mississippi River with a draft of 47.7 feet following the newly increased draft at 48 feet.

ABP appoints new Head of Corporate Development
05 January 2022: ABP announces the appointment of Karel Drastich as Head of Corporate Development.

Belships to sell supramax vessel
05 January 2022: Belships has entered into agreement for the sale of BELOCEAN. The 58 000 dwt bulk carrier was built in 2011, and is the oldest ship in Belships’ fleet.

HHLA to provide digital skills for port workers
05 January 2022: HHLA has announced the introduction of a new project, called PortSkill 4.0.

Aurizon supports Lynas growth with 5-year contract
04 January 2022: Australia’s largest rail freight business, Aurizon, is supporting the exciting growth trajectory of Lynas Rare Earths with a new 5-year transport and logistics services contract.

CP and Canpotex enter new long-term agreement
04 January 2022: New long-term agreement further cementing the long-standing relationship between the two companies and supporting Canpotex's future growth.

CSL successfully completes world’s largest biofuel tests
04 January 2022: CSL has successfully completed the world’s longest-running trials of B100 biodiesel on marine engines, accumulating nearly 30,000 running hours.

World's most advanced bulk carrier features Wärtsilä technology
04 January 2022: One of the world’s most technologically advanced bulk carriers features Wärtsilä hybrid and solar energy solutions.

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