November 2018 issue
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CBH’s rail fleet achieves milestone

The CBH Group has marked a milestone, transporting more than 50 million tonnes of grain on its rail fleet since the co-operative purchased its own locomotives and wagons in 2012.

Conveyor transfer point optimisation key to productivity

Today’s evolving bulk materials handling operations are constantly in pursuit of optimal productivity and efficiency.

Konecranes wins repeat order for mobile harbour crane in Turkey

The rail-mounted portal harbour crane for Turkey's newest port operator, Atakas Port Business, follows two rubber-tired Konecranes Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour cranes put into operation a year ago.

President Trump can't stop U.S. coal plants from retiring

More U.S. coal-fired power plants were shut in President Donald Trump’s first two years than were retired in the whole of Barack Obama’s first term

ReCAAP: Piracy and armed robbery incidents down 25%

76 incidents reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2018, marking 25% year-on-year decrease in Asia, and the lowest in a decade

China’s 2018 iron ore imports fall 1%

This is the first annual drop since 2010

China’s annual coal imports in 2018 at 10.23 mil mt, up 3.9% on year

In 2018, China imported a total of 281.23 million mt of crude coal, up 3.9% on year, China Customs figures showed.

Exports drive banner season at Port of Hamilton

The Hamilton Port Authority’s 2018 cargo results are in, revealing the highest volume of cargo handled through the port in more than a decade.

Getting the inside track on dust control

HKD Blue expands its dust-control product line (see video)

New Liebherr crane for Port of Rosyth

Scotland’s best connected port, has welcomed their new Liebherr multimillion pound mobile harbour crane (model LHM 550) as part of a major investment programme at the port

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ABP strengthens business with new steel contract

ABP has secured new business handling 40,000 tonnes of steel each year at the UK’s biggest port, the Port of Immingham.

ABP: £250m to keep Britiain trading through Brexit

ABP, the UK’s leading ports operator, recently announced an additional investment to boost facilities at its Port of Hull, bringing the group’s total investment to £250 million since the EU referendum in 2016

Brazil soybean crop estimate cut 5.3%

Brazil soybean production in 2018-19 will fall to 115.72 million mt, from 120.8 million mt last season, analyst Safras & Mercado forecast.

Bulker refloated after running aground off Virginia

The 176,200 dwt bulk carrier JSW Salem ran aground off Virginia on January 10, but was able to refloat with the rising tide, according to the US Coast Guard.

Dry Bulk Week 2: The Baltic Briefing

Capesize - A slow start followed by a busy 24 hours of improving rates and a firming FFA market fuelled positive sentiment, only to see both paper and physical sales slide the next day.

Selektope® containing antifouling set to more than double for 2019

Selektope® is an organic, non-metal compound that works to prevent barnacle fouling by temporarily activating the swimming behavior of barnacle cyprid larvae

Self-learning computer predicts vessel arrival

Computers use the sea of data that we produce these days for self-training. The Port of Rotterdam is also investing in this development with Pronto, an application for standardised data exchange on port calls

U.S. shutdown sends grain traders, farmers hunting for data

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a slew of key farm reports would not be released on Friday due to the partial government shutdown, the phones at crop forecaster Gro Intelligence blew up.

ABP Hull signs 10 year contract with Thor Shipping following £6million investment

Leading port operator, ABP, today announces a major new agreement which sees Thor Shipping & Transport commit 10 years to The Port of Hull.

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Innovation, digitisation and lessons from the disruptors will top the conference agenda at antwerpxl

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