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Genco Shipping & Trading Takes Delivery of 2 High Spec Capesize Vessels

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Takes Delivery of 2 Modern, High Spec Capesize Vessels and Enters Into New Five-Year Credit Facility

Angola to put new Dande port out to tender

Angola is to issue an international tender for a new port at Barra do Dande, in Bengo province, which is to the north of Luanda. The concession will involve the concessionaire in drawing up plans for the port, building it and then operating it.

Major dry bulk investment for Port of Sheerness grain facilities

Peel Ports London Medway has completed a significant investment programme into its grain facilities at the Port of Sheerness, strengthening its existing proposition for Kent’s established grain market.

Major upgrades to be implemented for grain at Paranaguá, Brazil

Permission has been granted to proceed with work on a new dry bulk quay at the Brazilian Port of Paranaguá, in which investment of $47.77 million will be made. This money will be entirely generated by the port authority, Portos de Paranaguá e Antonina (Appa).

Samson® Material Feeder a clear winner against deep pit solutions for Biomass

A new biomass power plant to be built for ENCE Energía & Celulosa in Huelva (Spain) by Spanish general contractor SENER, will have two Samson® material feeders which have been ordered from AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH.

Siwertell designs new triple-enclosed loading system for eco-friendly ore handling operations in Ireland

Siwertell, part of Bruks Siwertell Group, has secured an order for a ship loading system from Irish mining company, Boliden Tara Mines DAC; an operating subsidiary of Boliden AB.

Coldharbour opens Singapore office, plans expansion in Asia

UK-based Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) based on unique inert gas technology, has opened a new office in Singapore and appointed Capt Mohit Batra, a master mariner with an MBA from Oxford University, to lead its planned expansion into the Asian market.

Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it will no longer fund new coal-fired power stations.

The UK-based banking giant said it would no longer finance new coal-fired power stations...

2 million USD Invested in Russia's Southern Commercial Sea Port of Taganrog.

In the first six months of 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port (TagSCP, part of UCL Holding) invested USD 2 million in the port infrastructure expansion programme, which represents a year-on-year 11-percent growth.

Rhenus Logistics Ireland takes over Avant Air and Sea

The Irish national company within the Rhenus Group has signed an agreement on 3 August 2018 to acquire Avant Air and Sea...

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines

Thordon Bearings Inc. and Heddle Marine Service Inc. have today signed a cooperative agreement..

Breakbulk Events & Media Supports Project Cargo Summit in Rotterdam

Breakbulk Events & Media, organizer of the world’s largest event for the project cargo industry, is proud to announce its support of the Project Cargo Summit, 12-13 Sept. 2018, at the Port of Rotterdam...

New Patented Dust Suppression Hopper enters the market.

A vital addition for Ports, Grain processing or Mineral and Chemical industries where dust control is an important part of materials handling is the patented dust suppression hopper now available from T H WHITE Projects.

Bedeschi secures major equipment deal with Marine Trade Port of Chernomorsk

Marine Trade Port of Chernomorsk, which is located on the north-western shore of Black Sea and to the south-west from Odessa, will benefit from a new grain terminal in 2018.

Ship agent liable for negligence leading to excessive dunnage disposal charges

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has recently reported a dispute in which a ship agent in Australia was held liable to its shipowner principal for excessive charges demanded by a contractor for the disposal of dunnage and other materials related to the packing of cargo.

Argentina to have new river port

In Argentina, it is planned to build a new multi-purpose port at Villa Constitucio´n, in Santa Fe province. This project is being promoted by the private sector and should see the light of day by 2020...

Wood handling for every situation with Sennebogen

“A key piece of equipment in our sawmill and in the log yard,”...

Euroports ensures operations of the All Weather Terminal in Ghent, a first in the Ghent port area

Ever since ArcelorMittal Gent was founded in the 1960s, Euroports has been ArcelorMittal's maritime partner for its breakbulk loading and unloading activities...

Ventanas inaugurates shiploader

In Chile, Puerto Ventanas has inaugurated a MacGregor shiploader at berth 3...

AUMUND machines to bring increased productivity to a cement plant in Pakistan

Flying Cement, a member of the Lahore-based conglomerate Flying Group of Industries, is planning to increase its production...

New environmental crane at Gijon

Spain’s leading dry bulk Port of Gijon has introduced a new crane...

Renewable efficiency for timber trade and related business at Brake seaport

The seaport in Brake is a specialist among port service providers...

Unloading Biomass in Denmark

HOFOR Copenhagen has recently installed a new E-Crane for handling biofuels. Hofor A/S power plant Amagerværket, located near the city center of Copenhagen, Denmark, is renewing and upgrading their facilities in order to phase out coal by 2020, replacing it completely with bio mass.

Disappointing economic growth puts Brazil infrastructure improvements on the back burner

The lion’s share of the limited investments made in infrastructure, are allocated to roads...

Full steam ahead for Brazil’s market pulp, following merger of Suzano and Fibria

With short fibre pulp now being sold for three or four times more than the commodity costs to make in Brazil...

Port Canaveral: cargo gateway into Florida and beyond

Port Canaveral’s deep water container and multi-purpose cargo berths make us an economical and convenient ocean gateway for cargo into Florida and beyond.

State Company “Yuzhny Commercial Sea Port” has handled 500 mt of cargo in 40 years

State Company “Yuzhny Commercial Sea Port” accepted about 24 000 of vessels and handled 3,4 m of rail cars within the period of 1978 - 2018.

Cheap Chinese aluminium has led to lean times for Brazil’s aluminium industry as it earns more for selling surplus electricity

Brazil’s aluminium smelters now make more money from selling surplus electricity...


Authorities at the Port of Corpus Christi have reported record tonnage handled for the first half of the year, moving 52.2 million tons through June 30...

Grain trade enlargement could continue

Numerous influences are still providing useful underpinning for commodity import demand increases in many countries...

Helping meet India's energy needs: thyssenkrupp to supply material handling systems for two power plants

With the rapid social, economic and industrial development of the country, demand for electricity in India is increasing continuously...

Australia now leading supplier of iron ore to India

In the 2017–2018 fiscal year, Australia proved to be the largest exporter of iron ore...

US sanctions unnerve alumina market

In mid-April this year, prices of alumina, the intermediate material from which the white metal is melted...

The Port of Tilbury has welcomed a unique floating bulk terminal to its new base on the Thames

Eureka Shipping, part of SMT Shipping and the CSL Group, has based its multipurpose floating bulk...

Redcar bulk terminal signs major land and handling deal with sirius minerals plc

As work progresses on Woodsmith Mine for the extraction of polyhalite, Sirius Minerals have secured a long term lease...

Spliethoff Group prepares for 2020 sulphur cap

Mv Floragracht is already the 24th Spliethoff Group-owned vessel outfitted with a scrubber...

WinGD celebrates milestone order for 100th X-DF engine

Only five years after the launch of the X-DF engine, WinGD is pleased to announce they have secured an order for their 100th X-DF engine...

Brazil’s Ports Struggling to Cope with Demand

In June, 600,000 truckers blockaded highways for 10 days, forcing many ports to reduce capacity or temporarily close...

New offices in New York, Shanghai and Athens signal Newport Shipping expansion

On 4 June, Newport Shipping Group announced that it has opened new offices in New York City, Shanghai, and Athens as part of the company’s “near customer, near market” efforts...

Richards Bay Coal Terminal completed a ZAR1.34B (US$98M) machinery upgrade

The move is expected to boost productivity and improve vessel turnaround times, and RBCT reiterated its expectation of achieving a record throughput in excess of 77 Mt this year...

Volvo helps Ukrainian port set new productivity

A fleet of Volvo L180 and L220 wheel loaders is helping TIS Group, Ukraine’s largest stevedore and port operator, set new standards for productivity...

Hanseaticsoft expands ‘Cloud Fleet Manager’ software portfolio with new ‘Garbage Disposals’ module

To help shipping companies manage the process of getting rid of waste Hanseaticsoft...

Ten years after, shipping industry confidence holds firm

Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-May 2018 according to the latest Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens...

The LBH Group and Rhenus plan to establish a joint company

The port services provider, the LBH Group, and the logistics specialist, Rhenus, are planning to cooperate closely in the European inland waterway shipping logistics business...

Due diligence in the coal supply chain

Coal buyers, especially in Europe, are under growing scrutiny from both civil society organizations and governments. They all want to be able to reassure consumers and end users that the coal being burned in their...

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