Dry Bulk News Archive

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Boluda Towage acquires Calendonian Towage
23 December 2021: The transaction reinforces the global leadership of Boluda Corporación Marítima's division in towage and sustainable maritime services.

PD Ports unveils new quayside warehouse
23 December 2021: PD Ports has unveiled its latest investment at Groveport on the River Trent.

Large tube gallery installed for American Crystal Sugar project
22 December 2021: Dome Technology has built and installed a large tube gallery that connects an existing bucket elevator to the new DomeSilo for American Crystal Sugar...

Turn Services expands in Texas with new fleet in Houston
22 December 2021: Turn Services is pleased to announce the opening of their new Houston location; Turn Services La Porte Fleet.

Rio Tinto calls for WA manufacturers to build iron ore rail cars
21 December 2021: Rio Tinto has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Western Australian manufacturers to build 100 rail cars for its Pilbara iron ore mining operations.

CBH Group records strong results
20 December 2021: The CBH Group has recently released its 2021 Annual Report which outlines the Group’s financial and operational performance for the year ending 30 September 2021.

Dry Bulk: Week 50
20 December 2021: ‘Twas the week before Christmas, but there was little festive cheer around the Panamax market with substantial corrections enveloping the market.

Eagle Bulk teams up for Zero Carbon Shipping
20 December 2021: Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping as Mission Partner

Metso Outotec to deliver grinding technology
20 December 2021: Metso Outotec to deliver grinding technology to ArcelorMittal’s Las Truchas iron ore project in Mexico

ABB’s Azipod® propulsion factory marks 10-year anniversary
17 December 2021: Over the course of a decade, ABB’s Azipod® propulsion factory in Shanghai, China, has successfully delivered 170 units with a total output of 500 MW

Chipolbrok expands its fleet
17 December 2021: The TAI XING is the first of four newbuilds entering the Chipolbrok fleet.

HSHI to Deliver World"s 1st LNG-fueled Large Bulk Carriers
17 December 2021: Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) has successfully constructed the world's first LNG-fueled large bulk carriers.

US Steel, NS and Greenbrier collaborate on new, sustainable steel railcar
17 December 2021: Three of America's leading industrial and transportation companies – United States Steel Corporation, Norfolk Southern Corporation and The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. – recently jointly announced a new, more sustainable steel gondola railcar.

AAL makes history with the ‘Alma Doepel’
16 December 2021: AAL Shipping helps bring Australian maritime history back to life.

ABP Signs New 10 Year Deal with Ahlmark Shipping
16 December 2021: Ahlmark Shipping (UK) LTD has signed a new 10 year deal with Associated British Ports (ABP). The new 10 year deal demonstrates that the timber market remains resilient.

Port of Rotterdam: Annual Review 2021
16 December 2021: 2021 has been another turbulent year. Fortunately, the port of Rotterdam is doing fine, and we have realised some excellent results. This looks promising for the future.

Quantix Acquires Delaware Express
15 December 2021: Acquisition strengthens Quantix's East Coast presence in both dry and liquid trucking.

RCT tech secures safe port operations
15 December 2021: Smart technology specialist RCT and equipment manufacturer Komatsu have delivered a bespoke technology project to safeguard bulk handling operations at a major port in New Caledonia.

AXIS Tech installs 42m telescopic conveyor
14 December 2021: AXIS Tech installs 42m telescopic conveyor at the Dolomitas quarry in Lithuania

Costamare announces acquisition of dry bulk vessels
14 December 2021: The company has already taken delivery of m/v Soho Trader, 2015-built, 63 473 DWT and has agreed to acquire the following secondhand dry bulk vessels...

Pilbara throughput increase continues
14 December 2021: The Pilbara Ports Authority in Australia has delivered a total monthly throughput of 59.9 million tonnes (Mt) for November 2021...

Telestack appoints new General Manager
14 December 2021: Telestack are delighted to announce the appointment of Damian Power to the position of General Manager of the Astec Omagh facilities.

Dry Bulk: Week 49
13 December 2021: The Capesize market peaked mid-week from its recent rally as the 5TC marked down -$1344 on the last day of the week to settle at $40,035.

Liebherr’s Biggleswade HQ just got bigger
13 December 2021: Following some unavoidable Covid-19 related delays, ground has been broken as the expansion of Liebherr-Great Britain Limited headquarters in Biggleswade officially gets underway.

CSL acquires minority stake in EMS-Tech
10 December 2021: CSL has acquired a strategic minority stake in Canadian engineering firm EMS-Tech Inc., an industry leader in the design and supply of bulk material handling systems.

Dinnissen achieves full traceability for its production processes
10 December 2021: As of now, Dinnissen Process Technology can track and trace the base material of every part, plate and bolt of all their machines and systems.

New member of the MacGregor heavy lift crane family
10 December 2021: MacGregor are proud to introduce the fully electrically driven heavy lift crane (HCE) as a new member of the heavy lift crane family.

Bühler builds state-of-the-art oat mill in Finland
09 December 2021: Suomen Viljava has chosen Swiss Bühler Group to build its new oat mill in Finland.

Thermal solar power plant for sustainable malting
09 December 2021: First there was cogeneration and biomass, and now the Boortmalt malting plant in Issoudun can draw on solar thermal power for its heating needs.

ASGCO® announces their new Grizzly™ Screw-Splice
08 December 2021: ASGCO® “Complete Conveyor Solutions” announces the latest addition to their line of conveyor belt products that enhance efficiency, safety and productivity.

New V-Plow Design Delivers Lighter Weight, Safer Handling
08 December 2021: A global leader in bulk handling conveyor accessories has redesigned one of its most popular tail protection devices...

Liebherr-MCCtec awarded gold sustainability rating from EcoVadis
07 December 2021: Gold medal from EcoVadis places Liebherr-MCCtec amongst the top 5% of companies globally.

Synergy secures Oldendorff bulker management agreement
07 December 2021: Synergy Marine Germany GmbH has signed an agreement to manage part of the bulk carrier fleet owned by Oldendorff Carriers, one of Germany’s foremost shipowners...

ABP invests over £1.4 million at Port of King’s Lynn
06 December 2021: Over £1.4 million investment at Port of King’s Lynn to keep pace with timber demand.

Advanced Technology for Navara Oat Processing Facility
06 December 2021: Three top names in the grain industry have combined in a strategic partnership to create Navara Oat Milling Limited...

Dry Bulk: Week 48
06 December 2021: The Panamax market witnessed further rises this week with the Atlantic charting significant gains straight from the get-go.

Four Liebherr LPS 800s for leading Italian steel company
06 December 2021: Acciaierie d'Italia places major order of four Liebherr LPS 800s

Cimbria is at the center of a multi-million IT investment
03 December 2021: Cimbria proudly announces it will be at the forefront of a major international IT project to increase efficiency...

First Gottwald Gen.6 MHC to Italy
03 December 2021: Terminal San Giorgio S.r.l. (TSG) has ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald ESP.8 Mobile Harbor Crane for its terminal in Genoa, Italy.

Rail now accounts for half of São Francisco do Sul’s grain movements
03 December 2021: The growing importance of rail to ship grain can be seen at the Brazilian Port of São Francisco do Sul.

BHP to proceed with Unification proposal
02 December 2021: BHP has today announced a final Board decision to unify BHP’s corporate structure under its existing Australian parent company, BHP Group Limited.

MOL's Next-Gerneration Coal Carrier Delivered
02 December 2021: 1st Ship of Next-generation Coal Carrier ‘EeneX’ Series ~ ‘Kurotakisan Maru III’ delivered

Cascade Chute commissioning in Barcelona Port
01 December 2021: Earlier this month, Cleveland Cascades Ltd. had an Engineer on site in Barcelona Port to work alongside their client, Bedeschi.

Shedding light on port tariffs
01 December 2021: Harbor Lab is helping vessel operations teams evaluate their port agency and cost options more easily than ever before, writes Antonis Malaxianakis, CEO and founder, Harbor Lab.

Sturdy coal trade boosts dry bulk
01 December 2021: Growth in global seaborne dry bulk trade has resumed and tentative indications point to a continuing upwards trend.

Rocktree launches new Remote Operations and Technology Centre
30 November 2021: Rocktree, the leading global logistics solutions provider for the dry bulk markets, recently announced the launch of its new Remote Operations and Technology Centre (ROTC) in Singapore.

Rokbak gets off to a strong start in N. America
30 November 2021: Just a few weeks after the launch of the Rokbak brand, orders for the company’s impressive RA30 and RA40 articulated haulers are already piling up in the U.S.

SCHADE Stacker & Reclaimer for Dos Bocas, Mexico
30 November 2021: AUMUND USA supplies SCHADE Stacker & Reclaimer to PEMEX Refinery at Dos Bocas in Mexico

Tilbury Grain Terminal reaches construction milestone
30 November 2021: Major building works at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury reaches a milestone with the construction of ten new giant metal grain silos.

Damen achieves EU emissions milestone
29 November 2021: Damen first shipyard to achieve official EU Stage V certification for its Emission Reduction system.

Dry Bulk: Week 47
29 November 2021: The Capesize market was a mixed bag this week as routes ebbed and flowed giving little clear direction for traders.

Euroports expertise ideal for biomass handling in NE Spain
29 November 2021: Euroports is an ideal stevedoring partner for biomass in North Eastern Spain using the company’s current facilities at the Port of Tarragona.

KR Publishes Guidance for Container Loading on Bulkers
29 November 2021: The Korean Register (KR) has published guidance outlining the technical measures necessary to safely load and carry containers on bulk cargo ships.

Rossi offer high efficiency for materials handling
29 November 2021: Rossi gearboxes and gearmotors: high efficiency and modularity for the bulk materials handling industry.

Castellón to introduce further anti-dust screens
26 November 2021: In Spain, Castellón Port Authority has announced it is to increase the number of dust collection screens deployed in the port, which has significant dry bulk traffic.

INTERCARGO: Submission to MEPC 77
26 November 2021: INTERCARGO fully supports the drive and the ambition to achieve zero emission shipping by 2050.

Riga now a major centre of forestry products
26 November 2021: Three-quarter figures released by the Port of Riga indicate that it handled 15.2 million tonnes of cargo up to the end of September.

TransContainer to move containerised coal
26 November 2021: Delo Group company PJSC TransContainer and JSC Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) have signed an agreement to develop ways of exporting coal in containers.

Wärtsilä Voyage has signed a landmark MoU with MPA Singapore
26 November 2021: Wärtsilä Voyage has signed a strategic partnership with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Controlling dust issues with Donaldson
25 November 2021: Donaldson Filtration Solutions is a respected global provider in the filtration industry, serving a broad range of industries and a provider of dust filtration equipment.

Hagland orders environmental friendly newbuilds
25 November 2021: Earlier this year, Royal Bodewes entered into a contract with Norwegian ship owner Hagland Shipping for the construction of two self-discharging bulk carriers of 5,000dwt.

CRS introduces Container Support System
24 November 2021: Australian company Container Rotation Systems (CRS) has unveiled a new product for 2021 — the Container Support System (CSS).

Liebherr chips in at wood processing site
24 November 2021: One of the world’s biggest producers of wood-based panel products has added another Liebherr machine to its UK equipment fleet.

ABB’s new digital solution helps ships to improve their efficiency
23 November 2021:

AntwerpXL postponed to October 2022
23 November 2021:

Euroports invests in emission-free Liebherr portal crane
23 November 2021: Liebherr will be supplying Euroports Germany with an all-electric portal crane next year. All crane movements of the pioneering machine will be carried out by means of emission-free electric motors.

Dry Bulk: Week 46
22 November 2021:

Grupo ETE takes another international step with NANAMI
22 November 2021:

New Siwertell ship unloader for Kuwaiti port
22 November 2021:

Novotrans and Bedeschi sign equipment deal for LUGAPORT
22 November 2021: As a reminder, the LUGAPORT universal trading terminal is being built by the Novotrans holding in the seaport of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region. It will be designed for transshipment of bulk, general, grain and food...

Germany’s largest port remains strong on bulk
19 November 2021:

SCHADE Wagon Charger ensures a continuous unloading process
19 November 2021: At Taman Seaport in Krasnodar Region on the Black Sea, two Triple Wagon Unloading Systems designed by SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH (Gelsenkirchen/Germany) have been in operation...

"K" LINE 90,000-dwt Bulk Carrier "LIN MIARAK"
18 November 2021: At the Tadotsu Shipyard Co., Ltd., which is part of the Imabari Shipbuilding Group, the 90,000DWT bulk carrier "LIN MIARAK". Today, at the Tadotsu Shipyard Co., Ltd., which is part of the Imabari Shipbuilding Group, the 90,000DWT...

Record amounts of fertiliser arrive at ABP Ipswich
18 November 2021:

AntwerpXL 2021 conference programme unveiled!
17 November 2021:

AAL moves giant chimneys for Australia's first-ever WTE plant
16 November 2021:

Dinnissen and Ottevanger announce strategic partnership
16 November 2021: Dinnissen Process Technology and Ottevanger Milling Engineers have formed a strategic alliance...

Strong year for Phoenix Lighting
16 November 2021:

ABB to equip twelve Himalaya Shipping bulk carriers with shaft generator solutions
15 November 2021:

Anglo American aims for carbon neutral shipping by 2040
15 November 2021:

Deepwater – a new investment area at the Port of Gdańsk
15 November 2021:

Dry Bulk: Week 45
15 November 2021:

INTERCARGO: Global challenges require global solutions
15 November 2021:

MacGregor introduces the next generation electric crane
15 November 2021:

RCT tech secures port operations
15 November 2021:

Algoma to enhance vessel efficiency of eight bulk carriers
12 November 2021:

Game changing electric cranes for ABP Ipswich
12 November 2021:

Damen delivers custom electric Fire-Fighting vessels
11 November 2021: testing testing testing

Steadfast against wind and earthquakes!
11 November 2021:

Bruks boosts sustainability at PCA mill
10 November 2021:

Wind-assist propulsion installation for Tharsis completed
10 November 2021:

AWO releases set of environmental best practices
09 November 2021:

CSL and Viterra set grain load record
09 November 2021:

End of Coal in Sight
09 November 2021:

Peel Ports commits to 2040 net zero emissions
09 November 2021: Peel Ports Group has committed to becoming a net zero port operator by 2040, ten years ahead of the UK Government’s national decarbonising targets.

BHP announces divestment of BMC interest
08 November 2021:

Dry Bulk: Week 44
08 November 2021: The Capesize market has endured another difficult period of sliding rates as the 5TC sustained losses week-on-week...

MDM implements electronic Oil Record Book
08 November 2021: Maran Dry Management Inc. (MDM) started the implementation of electronic Oil Record Book (e-ORB) across their

Siwertell road-mobile ship unloaders to US
08 November 2021: Bruks Siwertell will deliver two new Siwertell road-mobile ship unloaders for dust-free cement handling operations in North

Symaga silo project in Bangladesh
08 November 2021: This new storage plant is located in Rupshi, Dhaka, with a total storage of 406 059 m3.

AAL joins Shipping Australia as a new member
05 November 2021: Shipping Australia (SAL) is delighted to welcome heavy lift and multi-purpose ship operator

Cargotec and Konecranes plan high-level operating model
05 November 2021: As announced earlier, Cargotec and Konecranes will merge to

LOGISTEC USA orders two Konecranes Gottwald MHC's
04 November 2021:

Two GENMA cranes successfully delivered
04 November 2021: Recently, two GENMA grab cranes built by RHM for Mexican customers were successfully delivered

Dos Santos completes high angle conveyor installation
03 November 2021: Dos Santos International Supplies Sandwich Belt High Angle Conveyor for Floating Grain Terminal on Mississippi.

Oldendorff expands eco Kamsarmaxes fleet with new orders
03 November 2021: This summer, Oldendorff signed another two batches of newbuilding contracts for a series of eco Kamsarmaxes with their friends at HANTONG Shipyard.

Hanging with the buoys
02 November 2021: AAL delivers 680 mt of floating buoys to offshore anchorage in the Persian gulf.

MOL and Vale announce joint study on wind propulsion
02 November 2021: Adopting Wind as Clean Energy

Safe systems for loading fertiliser
02 November 2021: The Cleveland Cascade Ltd loading system utilises a series of inclined cones to direct material

Volvo CE Unveils LEGO-Inspired Loader Prototype
02 November 2021: Meet Volvo Prototype LX03: The intelligent future of construction.

ABB launches C-CAMs automation solution
01 November 2021: ABB launches C-CAMs automation solution for merchant marine vessels

CP and KCS file application for single-line rail network
01 November 2021: Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd and Kansas City Southern jointly filed a railroad control application to create the only single-line railroad linking the US, Mexico, and Canada.

Dry Bulk: Week 43
01 November 2021: The Capesize market was in dire straits this week as tonnage levels were heard to be building while many areas had minimal activity...

IGC: Addition of pulses and their products in the definition of grains
01 November 2021: The International Grains Council (IGC) is pleased to announce this, with effect from 1 November 2021.

Mobile harbour cranes with electric drive in high demand
01 November 2021: In the 2021 sales year, demand for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes with an e-drive has risen sharply.

Port of Long Beach meets 2023 air goals
29 October 2021: For the first time, the Port of Long Beach has achieved all of the 2023 emission-reduction goals...

Coal loading resumes at Vanino Bulk Terminal in Eastern Russia
28 October 2021: Vanino Bulk Terminal (Daltransugol) has repaired the equipment, damaged following a

CSL Americas takes delivery of second converted Self-Unloader
28 October 2021: CSL took delivery of CSL Kajika, the second of two converted 77,250 DWT gravity fed self-unloading ships at COSCO Nantong shipyard, on October 22, 2021.

Allard Castelein president of the Port of Rotterdam until summer of 2023
27 October 2021: The shareholders of the Port of Rotterdam Authority have appointed Allard Castelein for a third term.

Panamax delivery for Castor Maritime
27 October 2021: Castor Maritime Inc. announces delivery of the M/V Magic Phoenix and new charter agreements.

Riga tests underwater drone technology
27 October 2021: A small, compact drone that can be used at depths of up to 150 meters is able to collect accurate

Wallem Group appoints John-Kaare Aune as new CEO
27 October 2021: John-Kaare Aune has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Wallem Group after a successful term as Interim CEO.

AAL acquires two heavy lift "mega-size" vessels
26 October 2021: Newbuilds also announced.

Indonesia’s pipeline of coal plants undermines pledge to only build renewables
26 October 2021: Although the country has said it will go all renewable from 2023...

Dry Bulk: Week 42
25 October 2021: The Capesize market was under pressure across all routes most of the time this week...

Klaveness Combination Carriers sells oldest vessel
25 October 2021: A subsidiary of Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA (“KCC”) has concluded a sale of the 2001-built CABU vessel, MV Banasol, as a dry bulk vessel.

North Sea Port makes up for pandemic losses
25 October 2021: Over the first nine months of this year, the companies in North Sea Port recorded 9% increase of seaborne cargo transhipment from last year.

Seanergy Maritime strengthens Capesize fleet.
25 October 2021: Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp acquires 17th Capesize vessel.

Four questions to ask before your next grain-handling project
22 October 2021: When planning a grain-handling project, the process is all about the questions.

Change in piracy threats in Indian Ocean
21 October 2021: Change in piracy threats in Indian Ocean prompts re-think of High Risk Area

Rotterdam throughput rises substantially in Q3
21 October 2021: Large increase in throughput of oil products, iron ore, coal and biomass in Q3

Struggling seafarers need more mental health support
21 October 2021: Cases of seafarers struggling with their mental health will continue to rise unless...

High levels of exports at the Port of Helsinki
20 October 2021: Helsinki harbours are seeing high levels of cargo traffic, and exports in particular are well underway at the end of the year’s third quarter.

INTERCARGO - Time to recognise the value of the dry bulk sector
20 October 2021: Chairman of INTERCARGO believes that now is the time to re-evaluate the image of the bulk carrier sector...

Port of Rotterdam throughput rises substantially
20 October 2021: Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam rose to 118.5 million tonnes in the third quarter, 14.6% more than in the same period last year.

Siwertell ship unloaders specified for new Chinese power station
20 October 2021: Bruks Siwertell will deliver two large-scale Siwertell ST 790-D-type ship unloaders for a new ultra-supercritical power station under construction in southern China.

Rio Tinto targets low-carbon steel production
19 October 2021: Rio Tinto is progressing an innovative new technology to deliver low-carbon steel...

Wärtsilä next generation navigation simulator
19 October 2021: Wärtsilä next generation navigation simulator to power the Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety in Singapore

Bahri ranked in 10 biggest logistics company in Middle East
18 October 2021: Bahri has revealed it has been ranked seventh in the region in Forbes Middle East’s list of ‘10 Biggest Logistics Companies in MENA'

Dry Bulk: Week 41
18 October 2021: Capesize ended the week on a negative note with continuous downward momentum in both basins.

Major maritime export facility for Port Milwaukee
18 October 2021: This is the largest one-time investment in Port Milwaukee history since the 1950s

Port of Gdynia experiences positive growth.
18 October 2021: The Port of Gdynia ended nine months of 2021 with + 12.7% in total.

Van den Bosch acquires TCS Trans in Barcelona
18 October 2021: TCS Trans is a pioneer in intermodal transport in Spain, with a focus on dry bulk for the petrochemical industry.

Six Chain Bucket Elevator orders for AUMUND Brazil
15 October 2021: RHI Magnesita orders six Chain Bucket Elevators for large project from AUMUND Brazil

CP honours shippers with exemplary safety behaviour
14 October 2021: Canadian Pacific (CP) is honoured to recognise 51 shippers with its annual Safe Shipper Award for safely transporting hazardous materials by rail in 2020.

Tackling the fuel conversion conundrum
14 October 2021: The need to upgrade ships in line with new environmental rules represents a billion-dollar dilemma for the industry...

Windship Technology secures coveted Approval in Principle from DNV
14 October 2021: Windship Technology announced its patented triple-wing rig has received a coveted ‘Approval in Principle’ (AiP) status from shipping classification society DNV.

Differing dynamics among dry bulks
13 October 2021: Recent signs tend to reinforce ideas of a broadly positive outlook for commodity imports around the world, yet the pattern is not uniformly upbeat.

NORDEN capitalises on rising dry cargo asset values
13 October 2021: NORDEN’s Asset Management division is capitalising on rising asset values in the dry cargo market through vessel sales.

US recovery signals cement import boom
13 October 2021: Around half of US cement imports are handled by Siwertell ship-unloaders, and with the country preparing for a massive program of infrastructure spending to promote growth and recovery,

Innovative new chute set to improve productivity
12 October 2021: Innovative new chute set to improve productivity at Ulan Coal Surface Operations.

Pilbara Ports Authority's September shipping figures
12 October 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 63.1 million t for September 2021.

Agreement signed for Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions for bulker newbuild
11 October 2021: U-Ming, SWS and Jotun have signed commercial agreement for the groundbreaking Jotun Hull Skating Solutions (HSS) for U-Ming’s 190,000 dwt dual fuel bulk carrier newbuilding project.

DBTG leaders meet in Ras Al Khaimah
11 October 2021: First Dry Bulk Terminals Group (DBTG) conference in region is a resounding success.

Dry Bulk - Week 40
11 October 2021: The Capesize market continued its bull rally this week as we move into the tail-end quarter of the year.

HPC to conduct study on information services for inland ports and terminals
08 October 2021: HPC to survey information systems for inland waterway ports and terminals in Europe.

Ship agency Host join the IIMA
08 October 2021: The International Iron Metallics Association (IIMA) is pleased to welcome Host as the latest member to join its community.

Cleveland Cascades to supply loading system to UAE.
07 October 2021: Cleveland Cascades are to supply a system for loading Limestone to Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

Looking straight at the angle of repose
07 October 2021: Since non-cohesive bulk cargoes pose a risk of shifting, they can have a negative impact on vessel stability.

Commissioner appointed for the Port of Rotterdam Authority
06 October 2021: With effect from 1 October 2021, on the recommendation of the Supervisory Board, the shareholders have appointed Koos Timmermans as commission-er of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.

Grain handling success for Riga
06 October 2021: The Port of Riga successfully competes in the grain handling sector of the Baltic region.

Rusagrotrans to purchase 500 hopper cars from UWC
06 October 2021: Russia’s largest manufacturer of freight cars, and JSC “Rusagrotrans”, signed a contract to supply 500 hopper cars until the end of 2021.

Signal Ocean’s technology now available for the dry bulk market
06 October 2021: The Signal Ocean Platform has a new Dry Bulk module.

Liebherr turn two into three
05 October 2021: New permanently installed harbour crane is the third FCC 300 for their long-term Uruguayan customer Corporación Navios.

New storage warehouse an asset for EBS and Rotterdam
05 October 2021: The new, covered warehouse for agricultural products is the pride of European Bulk Services (EBS).

Dry Bulk: Week 39
04 October 2021: The Capesize market was in a steep climb for most of this week as it reached a pinnacle of $74,786 Wednesday before stalling, regathering, and then pushing on to $75,190 at weeks end.

New study on Jotun's Hull Performance Technology
04 October 2021: New study reveals vessels using Jotun HPS reported 20% lower carbon intensity in operations

Bedeshi shiploaders for US Grain
01 October 2021: Bedeschi to supply 2 Shiploaders or one of the major grain providers in USA.

Buhler's first Mill E3 set to revolutionize the milling industry
30 September 2021: Bühler is announcing a transformative moment in the history of flour milling with the opening of one of the most high-tech mills on the market.

Delivery of 210,000-dwt Bulk Carrier "CAPE BROLGA" for JFE Steel Corporation
30 September 2021: The "CAPE BROLGA" which had been under construction at Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Co., Ltd., has been delivered to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE).

ESL Shipping subsidiary AtoB@C Shipping orders six hybrid vessels
30 September 2021: AtoB@C Shipping orders six highly efficient 5,350 dwt hybrid vessels to meet the growing demand.

Italian terminal operator orders two Konecranes Gottwald MHC's
30 September 2021: Italian terminal operator orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes to keep pace with material handling demand.

Nor-Shipping ready to bring industry together in 2022
30 September 2021: Nor-Shipping to bring the industry together as Coronavirus restrictions end in Norway

24 years of service and still going strong
29 September 2021: Domtar’s Espanola paper mill, located on the banks of the Spanish River in Northern Ontario, Canada, knows what it takes to successfully operate all-year-round, whatever the weather.

Rio Tinto to triple Weipa solar capacity
29 September 2021: Rio Tinto to triple Weipa solar capacity and add battery storage to help power operations.

NORDEN moves into port logistics
28 September 2021: Through a complex operation to offload bulk salt, NORDEN is optimising the supply chain for their customer Empremar.

Novotrans starts equipment purchase for grain terminal at LUGAPORT
28 September 2021: Novotrans has started purchasing equipment for the grain complex of the LUGAPORT universal terminal.

Port of Dover welcomes its largest steel vessel
28 September 2021: Operations have successfully commenced on the MV Almar this week, the largest steel vessel to have ever called at the Port of Dover.

Dry Bulk: Week 38
27 September 2021: The Capesize market continued its assertive rally this past week reaching new highs in dramatic fashion.

New grain record at Port of Vancouver
27 September 2021: Record mid-year cargo volumes through the Port of Vancouver in 2021.

PD Ports collaborates with Rotterdam to complete PCS roll-out
24 September 2021: PD Ports, the Statutory Harbour Authority for the River Tees, has successfully rolled out a Port Community System (PCS) to improve efficiencies...

Back to the future for Inchcape in Sri Lanka
23 September 2021: Inchcape Shipping Services has rediscovered its roots by forming a new joint venture with John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) in Sri Lanka

Boers offering free Covid-19 jabs to seafarers
23 September 2021: Seafarers arriving at ports in Antwerp, Ghent and Zeebrugge can get one-shot Covid-19 jabs through Boers’ scheme, which is being launched to protect key workers in the shipping industry.

Gangavaram Port achieves milestones in cargo handling
23 September 2021: Sets newer benchmark for higher performance and efficiency

Large TAKRAF material handling plant in Russia celebrates 1 year of successful operation
23 September 2021: Despite Covid-19 restrictions and challenges brought on by both summer and winter operation, TAKRAF’s 6,000 t/h material handling export terminal, celebrates a successful first year of operation.

Record prices boost Brazil’s export success, but will they last?
23 September 2021: Record ore prices this year, are bringing high profits to mining companies. But will such prices persist, or are they an anomaly?

Southern Louisiana Ports Request Federal Aid for Hurricane Ida Recovery
23 September 2021: Southern Louisiana ports have joined together in requesting federal aid to assist recovery from Hurricane Ida, one of the worst storms to hit the Gulf Coast since 2005.

AD Ports signs MoU with Ports of Iraq
22 September 2021: AD Ports Group and the General Company for Ports of Iraq Sign MoU to Promote Cooperation and Investments

Rightship partners with Sea/ to provide customers with enhanced maritime due diligence service
22 September 2021: Maritime due diligence and risk management firm RightShip and the world’s first end-to-end digital shipping platform Sea/, have today announced a strategic partnership...

Rio Tinto Teams Up with Caterpillar for Zero-Emissions Autonomous Trucks
22 September 2021: Rio Tinto and Caterpillar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Caterpillar’s development of zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks...

Eagle Bulk takes delivery of new vesssel
21 September 2021: Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. takes delivery of M/V Antwerp Eagle

AD Ports leases over 2.2M Sq Metres first half 2021
20 September 2021: Rising Demand from Manufacturers in Metals, Food, Auto, Technology, and Chemical Sectors Driving Industrial Sector Growth

CBH agrees to sell share of Newcastle Agri-Terminal
20 September 2021: CBH has confirmed it has entered into a binding agreement with a subsidiary of Qube Holdings Limited to sell its 18.9% share in the Newcastle Agri-Terminal.

Dry Bulk: Week 37
20 September 2021: Capesize: Both the overall index and the time charter average jolted significantly higher on Monday, reaching new highs for the year...

Cavotec opens office in Malaysia
17 September 2021: Cavotec opens office in Malaysia to meet growth in Asian market.

SFL sells seven vessels
17 September 2021: SFL Corporation Ltd. recently announced that it has agreed to sell its seven handysize dry bulk vessels

Port of Bécancour enjoys strategic location
16 September 2021: The Port of Bécancour enjoys strategic location on the St. Lawrence River

Bedeschi apron feeders for Mitchell cement plant
14 September 2021: Bedeschi has been awarded a new order for the supply of two apron feeders to be placed in the primary and secondary crushing area to replace the old existing machines.

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels”
14 September 2021: ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business.

Goeyvaerts orders two Konecranes Gen.6 Mobile Harbor Cranes
14 September 2021: Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their growing rental fleet

Metso Outotec to supply Planet Positive grinding technology
14 September 2021: Metso Outotec to supply Planet Positive grinding technology to a greenfield iron ore mine in China

New Liebherr cranes for Port of Dover
14 September 2021: Two new Liebherr cranes arrive to enhance Dover Cargo’s fast, efficient and expert operation

Port of Corpus Christi: Hurricane Readiness Condition 2
14 September 2021: Anticipating the landfall of Tropical Storm Nicholas, the Port of Corpus Christi has increased its Hurricane Readiness Status to Hurricane Readiness Level 2

Rema Tip Top strengthens market position in Austria
14 September 2021: Rema Tip Top AG acquires Kubicek Fördertechnik GmbH

Dry Bulk: Week 36
13 September 2021: The Capesize market staged a dramatic turnabout at weeks end after seeing several days of value eroded off each route in the market.

Jumbo’s height of engineering
13 September 2021: Jumbo delivers three fully assembled shipyard cranes to Italian ports

Pilbara Ports August 2021 shipping figures
13 September 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 59.9 million tonnes (Mt) for August 2021.

New Guidelines For Carriage Of Containers In Bulk Carriers
10 September 2021: Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed a formalized approach to support the safe carriage of containers in bulk carriers.

Food grade bulks dust control from The Raring Corp
09 September 2021: The Raring Corp (TRC) has been in the dust control business for the last 37 years, mostly helping its industrial clients to solve their dust issues, writes Gonzalo Campos Canessa, TRC CEO.

LR and Inmarsat collaborate to develop a remote survey solution
09 September 2021: Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Inmarsat, have announced an industry-first collaboration between a satellite communications provider and classification society...

Cargotec and SSAB pioneering fossil-free steel
08 September 2021: Cargotec and SSAB have agreed to work on the introduction of fossil-free steel to the cargo handling industry.

Major investment programme at Port of Gdansk
08 September 2021: The expansion of roads and tracks in the area of the Przemyslowe Quay at the Port of Gdansk is about to start.

New Liebherr MHC for Toledo-Lucas
08 September 2021: The new machine allows TLCPA to operate bigger grabs and opens them the business field of heavier project cargo.

Sennebogen - New Machine Generation
08 September 2021: The SENNEBOGEN 835 G Hybrid material handler is the start of a new generation of machines: the G series.

Breston opts for wireless controls of Tele Radio
07 September 2021: Breston mainly applies wireless remote controls to its shiploaders and store loaders.

Dry-bulk surveys by WMS Marine
07 September 2021: WMS Marine, based in Port of Brisbane, Australia, evidences an organized approach to managing safety

New grain season for Port of Riga
07 September 2021: Recently, about 190 thousand tons of grain products were handled at the port terminals.

VIGAN unloaders — pneumatic or mechanical
07 September 2021: Belgium-based company VIGAN is a major manufacturer of unloading equipment, and it offers both pneumatic and mechanical unloaders.

BIMCO calls on shipowners for biofouling management information
06 September 2021: BIMCO is launching a new survey with the aim of gathering information from shipowners about the effectiveness of their anti-fouling systems (AFS).

Dry Bulk: Week 35
06 September 2021: The Capesize market crested over the past week as the 5TC retracted $4452 since last Friday to close out at $46,647.

UK’s PD Ports celebrates 60% increase in bulk cargo volumes
06 September 2021: PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport, has recently celebrated the first anniversary since the unveiling of its state-of-the-art Teesport Bulks Terminal.

Bulk handling project in Nigeria awarded to TAKRAF
03 September 2021: Commissioning of a urea bulk handling system for Train-2 of a mega fertilizer plant being established in Nigeria has been completed.

Fednav signs agreement for ten newbuilds
03 September 2021: New Ocean-going Lakers represent the most efficient vessels to date for Fednav

Petcoke market: roiled by change in 2020
03 September 2021: The petroleum coke market has been roiled by unprecedented production decreases and soaring prices. Governments imposed lockdowns in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in huge economic disruptions; global GDP shrank by 3.3%,

Veson Nautical announces acquisition of Oceanbolt
03 September 2021: Innovative Market Data Solution for Bulk Commodities and Shipping Operations Acquired by Commercial Maritime Software Leader.

Siwertell road-mobile cement unloader delivered to US Operator
02 September 2021: Bruks Siwertell has delivered a Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader to American organization, Ozinga.

India still reliant on imported bauxite
01 September 2021: Despite the fact that India has the fifth largest deposits of bauxite in the world, it remains a major importer of this commodity.

President Biden moves to protect water resources from coal-related pollution
01 September 2021: Former President Trump’s decision to weaken regulations on coal ash has been rolled back by President Biden

Shipping recovery benefits professionals
01 September 2021: In the global shipping market the first half of 2021 has seen a remarkable revival although one of the main sectors remained subdued.

Strengthening commodity trends
01 September 2021: Although the broad outlook for commodity imports into a wide range of countries looks favourable, some differences among elements are prominent.

Trois-Rivières awarded financial support for Terminal 21
01 September 2021: A new and significant step has been taken in the Terminal 21 construction project with the confirmation of substantial funding of $22.5 million

Dry Bulk: Week 34
31 August 2021: Both the overall index and 5 time charter (5TC) average climbed back to positive territory at the end of the week after a mid-week decline.

Class Act - Bulker Classification
27 August 2021: DNV’s new Compliance Planner for easy regulatory tracking and compliance

Wattlab makes inland shipping sustainable
27 August 2021: In the Rotterdam port, inland shipping vessels are sailing with ultra-thin but robust solar panels on the hatches.

NGFA commends Senate for passing infrastructure deal
26 August 2021: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684), will provide much-needed investments to modernize the U.S. transportation system.

XpertAssist – real-time remote support from Liebherr
26 August 2021: Liebherr enhances its existing remote service app and takes service to the next level.

Bedeschi awarded new project in Portugal
25 August 2021: SECIL Group has awarded Bedeschi with a contract for the supply of a new pipe conveyor to handle different kind of alternative fuels at Outão Cement Plant in Portugal.

Marathon and ADM announce feedstock partnership
25 August 2021: Marathon Petroleum Corp., ADM Announce Feedstock Partnership to Support Renewable Diesel Production

MOL and Tata Steel explore GHG emissions reduction technologies
24 August 2021: MOL and Tata Steel explore GHG emissions reduction technologies to deploy an environment friendly bulk carrier.

NORDEN on track for best Annual Result in 11 years
24 August 2021: For the second quarter 2021, NORDEN reports an adjusted result of USD 32 million - the best quarterly result in six years, and is on track to deliver its best annual result in 11 years.

Alumina operator to benefit from Siwertell's mobile ship unloader
23 August 2021: Bruks Siwertell has won an order for a Siwertell 10,000 S next-generation road-mobile unloader from new customer Trimet France.

Brazilian terminal orders three Generation 6 Konecranes
23 August 2021: Brazilian terminal orders very first Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes to increase capacity and competitiveness

Dry Bulk: Week 33
23 August 2021: Capesize: Both the BCI and time charter average climbed to the highest point of the year this week.

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor receives Clean Air Award
23 August 2021: Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor awarded Industrial Award from Partners for Clean Air.

Seacon Group raises the sails to support AHOY Centre
23 August 2021: Port of London based freight transport provider has committed to fund charity’s apprenticeship programme for five years.

Grounding of bulker Crimson Polaris off Hachinohe
20 August 2021: In response to the grounding that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe, 10 NYK employees were dispatched on August 18 to assist in the area clean-up.

MacGregor telescopic cranes for Manson
20 August 2021: MacGregor to deliver telescopic cranes for Manson Construction’s Frederick Paup

Recommended Net Zero Hub status for Firth of Forth
20 August 2021: Forth Ports welcomes independent research recommending Net Zero Hub status for Firth of Forth

SFT supplies Cone Fenders to bulk terminal in Honduras
20 August 2021: ShibataFenderTeam supplies Cone Fenders for Bulk Terminal in Puerto Cortés, Honduras

LUGAPORT equipped with high-performance gantry cranes
19 August 2021: As part of the investment project for the construction of a universal terminal complex LUGAPORT in the port of Ust-Luga in the Leningrad Region...

SGS opens Peru’s first port-based laboratory
18 August 2021: In May 2021, SGS opened its brand new laboratory for mineral concentrates and diesel testing in Matarani, Arequipa in Peru.

Two Lousiana ports pulling together
18 August 2021: Port of New Orleans and Port of Caddo-Bossier work together to move cargo on the Mississippi River

Baltic data now available via DANAOS
17 August 2021: The Baltic has partnered with Greek software firm DANAOS Management Consultants to offer its customers access to Baltic Exchange data.

CBH announces new rail services provider
17 August 2021: The CBH Group is pleased to announce that Aurizon has been selected as its preferred rail service provider.

Dry Bulk: Week 32
16 August 2021: Capesize had a quiet start due to Singapore’s National Day on Monday but by the end of the week both 5TC and BCI reached a new high since mid-May, at 4,766 and $39,526 respectively.

Logistec upgrades with Konecranes eco-efficency
16 August 2021: Leading North American terminal operator orders Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane to upgrade technology and increase eco-efficiency in Montreal.

The Port of Monroe’s unique contribution to the Great Lakes
13 August 2021: The Port of Monroe, located on the western end of Lake Erie in the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System, has developed very unique bulk cargo operations in the past few seasons.

Van den Bosch commissions new Terberg terminal trucks
13 August 2021: Two of the Terberg trucks will be used at the terminal in Bergen op Zoom for the transport of dry bulk.

Cargotec and Konecranes merger approval from China
12 August 2021: State Administration for Market Regulation has approved the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes in China.

BHP revs into Komatsu's GHG Alliance
11 August 2021: To accelerate its push to become a net-zero operator by 2050, BHP will become a founding member of Komatsu’s GHG Alliance

Jumbo demonstrates its heavy transport expertise
11 August 2021: Jumbo delivers three fully assembled shipyard cranes to Italian ports.

Online conveyor training from Martin Engineering
11 August 2021: “Online conveyor training is delivering critical knowledge to companies around the world, and that’s never been more important than in these pandemic-restricted times"

Repeat order for Siwertell Unloader
11 August 2021: Bruks Siwertell has won a contract to deliver a second Siwertell screw-type ship unloader to leading Indian fertilizer company, Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL)

Damen receives crane barge order from Australia
10 August 2021: Australian company Transhipment Services Australia orders Damen Transshipment Crane Barge for handling Capesize vessels.

PD Ports invests £0.9m in Liebherr crane
10 August 2021: PD Ports has taken delivery of a brand new, state-of-the-art, £0.9 million materials handling crane that will boost productivity and efficiencies for customers at its Groveport site.

Wood Chip Carrier "VANGUARDIA" Delivered
10 August 2021: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that on August 10, the wood chip carrier VANGUARDIA with a cargo capacity of 4.3 million-cubic feet, was delivered at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

AntwerpXL returns live and in-person this year!
09 August 2021: AntwerpXL, the first dedicated meet of the global breakbulk and project cargo community in over two years will return from the 7 – 9 December 2021 to the Antwerp Expo, Belgium.

Construction boom drives cargo increase at Hamilton-Oshawa
09 August 2021: Halfway into the 2021 shipping season, HOPA Ports has seen notable increase in dry bulk cargoes coming through the ports of Hamilton and Oshawa...

Côte d’Ivoire - New terminal for cement commodities
09 August 2021: New terminal will drastically improve the handling of cement commodities — and other cargoes — in Côte d’Ivoire

Dry Bulk: Week 31
09 August 2021: The Capesize market broke out of its recent range this week as the 5TC peaked on Thursday before easing Friday slightly down at $36,150.

Ports Largest Ever Cargo!
09 August 2021: The Port of Blyth has handled the largest cargo in its history, an import of rock salt, which will help to treat Northumberland’s roads during the coming winter months.

Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber Lubrication
09 August 2021: Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber Lubrication to exclusively sell and distribute maritime lubricant range.

Liebherr floating cranes supply North Vietnam with energy
06 August 2021: Liebherr has delivered four transshipment cranes, type CBG 360, to its long-term customer Oldendorff Carriers for a major project in North Vietnam.

Bulk handling forces combine to shake up unloading specification
05 August 2021: Two bulk handling specialists have joined forces to combine their sixty years of experience to offer the sector a total-solution...

CN achieves record grain movement
05 August 2021: CN achieves record grain movement for 2020 - 2021 crop year.

ABP King’s Lynn successfully handles first shipment of granite
04 August 2021: Associated British Ports’s Port of King’s Lynn welcomed its first ever shipment of granite in July.

BEUMER expertise at MINExpo
04 August 2021: BEUMER Group provides efficient conveying technology solutions for the mining industry

Cabedelo unloads record consignment of petcoke
04 August 2021: In Brazil, the Port of Cabedelo recently unloaded almost 27,000 tonnes of petcoke from the Asahi Bulker bulk carrier, which was a record.

Coal exports up in Ust-Luga
04 August 2021: Since the terminal opened, accumulated exports have reached 230mt (million tonnes).

New delivery for Liebherr's LH 60 M material handler
04 August 2021: An LH 60 M Port Litronic was recently handed over to Aarekies Brienz AG in Brienz, Switzerland.

Rail & barge in Brazil
04 August 2021: Infrastructure improvements expected to meet growing export demand

Australian producers lured by high prices of iron ore
03 August 2021: Some producers of iron ore have been tempted back into production with the current hight prices of iron ore.

Denholm Logistics Group acquires specialist steel stevedoring business
03 August 2021: Denholm Logistics Group increases investment and commitment to Belfast

Slackening grain trade may be ahead
03 August 2021: One element of dry bulk trade which may cease contributing to overall growth is grain.

BATEMAN applies its grab expertise to port attachments
02 August 2021: Founded in 1989, BATEMAN has over 30 years of experience in attachment manufacturing and continues to rapidly expand.

DNV backs crew change programme in SE Asia
02 August 2021: DNV is embarking on an instrumental role in helping to facilitate safe crew changes amid South East Asia’s COVID crisis...

Dry Bulk: Week 30
02 August 2021: The Capesize market strengthened this week as Pacific routes were affected by weather incidents...

Cleveland Cascades to Supply Ship Loading System to Cuba
30 July 2021: Cleveland Cascades are to supply their cascade loading system to Cuba where it will load cement and clinker.

Essential work starts at Amsterdam's Energiehaven
30 July 2021: This coming week, Rijkswaterstaat will start preparatory work to remove the contaminated dredged material from the Averijhaven depot.

Bedeschi signs new order with Italcementi
29 July 2021: Bedeschi has signed a new order with Italcementi for the supply of clay handling equipment and other sticky materials at their Matera plant in Italy.

thyssenkrupp sells mining business to FLSmidth
29 July 2021: thyssenkrupp sells Mining business to FLSmidth and presses on with transformation of the group

Grindrod Shipping to Acquire Remainder of IVS Bulk Joint Venture
28 July 2021: Grindrod Shipping Holdings Ltd. has announced agreement to acquire remainder of IVS Bulk joint venture, increasing ownership to 100%

MOL Jointly Develops New Energy-saving Sail
28 July 2021: Technology to Boost Ship Propulsion and Utilize Wind as Clean Energy

Siwertell unloader keeps Israel's foodstuffs flowing
28 July 2021: The past decade has seen Israel’s port facilities undergo a gradual transformation; terminals are replacing outdated dry bulk handling equipment...

SPICT takes first delivery of coffee bags
27 July 2021: South Pacific International Container Terminal (SPICT) in Lae, Papua New Guinea recently handled its first delivery of coffee bags...

Dos Santos specialised high angle conveyor project
26 July 2021: Dos Santos International is pleased to announce their most recent installation for grain handling on a floating grain terminal on the Mississippi River.

Dry Bulk: Week 29
26 July 2021: The Capesize market drifted sideways lacking a strong directional lead most of the week, with gains towards the end the 5TC average settling at $32,469

Port of Ipswich still No.1 for agricultural exports
26 July 2021: ABP’s Port of Ipswich retains first place for agricultural products exports in the UK

Port of Rotterdam rebounds after corona dip
26 July 2021: In the first six months of 2021, throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 231.6 million tonnes, a rise of 5.8% compared with the same period last year.

ABP invests £8 million in bespoke warehouse for Frontier Agriculture
23 July 2021: The latest in a series of recent major investments by ABP in the Humber, as the business continues to expand.

En+ Group Sustainability Report Sets Stretching New Targets
22 July 2021: En+ Group recently published its 2020 Sustainability Report.

Safe Bulkers to increase newbuild fleet
22 July 2021: Safe Bulkers, Inc. Entered into an Agreement for the Acquisition of Three Kamsarmax Class Dry-bulk Japanese Vessels

ABP Annual Review 2021
21 July 2021: ABP celebrates its strong performance throughout a truly extraordinary year

Charter signed for LNG-fuelled Capesize bulk carrier
21 July 2021: “K” LINE) has signed a long-term consecutive voyage charter with JFE Steel Corporation regarding the upcoming new-build Capesize bulk carrier...

New TAKRAF ship unloader key to Australian bulk terminal
21 July 2021: Supply of new high capacity ship unloader reaches important project milestone with delivery of machine to East coast deep-water port.

Volga Shipping announces bulker new-builds
21 July 2021: Volga Shipping Company will be building the new RSD71 design sea-going dry bulk ships.

MOL signs long-term deal using new-build LNG-fuelled bulker
20 July 2021: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced the signing of a long-term contract with JFE Steel Corporation for long-term transport using an LNG-fueled bulk carrier.

Prototype funded to electrify UK rail freight terminals
20 July 2021: Innovate UK and Department for Transport fund project to electrify rail freight terminals

Wärtsilä launches major test programme towards carbon-free solutions
20 July 2021: Wärtsilä continues to lead the ongoing transformation of the energy and marine sectors towards carbon-free solutions through its future fuel development work.

Dry Bulk: Week 28
19 July 2021: Weekly Market Roundup from The Baltic Exchange

Metso Outotec to divest its waste recycling business
19 July 2021: Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to divest its Waste Recycling business line to Ahlström Capital, a family-owned investment company.

RUSAL to Supply Low Carbon Aluminium
19 July 2021: RUSAL to Supply Aluminium Rheinfelden with ALLOW Low Carbon Aluminium

Sharp decline in grain exports from Rouen
19 July 2021: Rouen cereal operators exported 6.45 Mt during the 2020-21 season as the result of a poor 2020 harvest.

UWC and Acron agree on 500 hopper cars
19 July 2021: Strategic cooperation memorandum set to result in a purchase and sale agreement for 500 new generation hopper cars for mineral fertilizers.

Port Bellingham Secures Cargo Crane to Help Create Jobs
16 July 2021: The Port’s modernization of the Bellingham Shipping Terminal marks a major milestone with the arrival of a 120 metric ton capacity Harbor Crane.

Record-breaking year for Pilbara Ports Authority
16 July 2021: The Pilbara Ports Authority has achieved another record-breaking year, with a total annual throughput of 724.7 million tonnes.

RAK Ports finalises marine fuel services deal
15 July 2021: RAK Ports has signed a strategic partnership with Danish established Monjasa, a global top ten bunker fuel provider...

Solent Stevedores invests £1m in state-of-the-art equipment
15 July 2021: Solent Stevedores has invested in state-of-the-art equipment to help accelerate its future growth with the support of a seven figure finance package from Lloyds Bank.

Largest Korean steel producer and Rio Tinto sign climate MOU
14 July 2021: The partnership will explore a range of technologies for decarbonisation across the entire steel value chain from iron ore mining to steelmaking...

One million seafarers helped by charity's ground-breaking welfare app
14 July 2021: One million seafarers, on board more than half the world’s shipping fleet, have now benefitted from the ShipVisitor welfare app...

Seanergy modernises fleet
14 July 2021: Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. reported that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire a 2009-built Capesize vessel.

Alfa Laval invests in air lubrication for sustainable shipping
13 July 2021: Air lubrication for marine vessels is a developing solution that will radically reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact.

Neptune Terminals coal capacity upgrade
13 July 2021: Construction is anticipated to be completed by summer 2021.

REMA TIP TOP strengthens its position in the Belgian market
13 July 2021: REMA TIP TOP AG has acquired the shares in MBS Group and BMC BV

ABP welcomes new £1 million state-of-the-art pilot launch vessel to the Humber
12 July 2021: Associated British Ports (ABP) has welcomed the first of five new pilot launch vessels to the UK’s busiest trading estuary, the Humber.

Dry Bulk: Week 27
12 July 2021: Weekly Market Roundup from The Baltic Exchange

SAGO issues tender to import wheat
12 July 2021: Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) announced that it has issued the fourth tender for this year to import 360 000 t of wheat...

Mantsinen launches "Dualpower" cranes
09 July 2021: Mantsinen "Dualpower" combines electric motors and a diesel engine utilising twin engine technology

BHP announces divestment of Cerrejón interest
08 July 2021: BHP recently announced that it has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Glencore to divest its 33.3 per cent interest in Cerrejón

1,300 maritime cranes – from Rostock to the world
07 July 2021: Liebherr Rostock has manufactured and delivered 1,300 maritime cranes since 2005

A new lick of paint
07 July 2021: Paints and Coatings Special Report

Siwertell unloader delivers dust-free cement handing
07 July 2021: Bruks Siwertell has now completed the commissioning of a new Siwertell ST 640-M screw-type ship unloader in Houston, Texas, USA

Coal exporters poised to benefit from reviving demand
06 July 2021: Various signs emerging in the past few months seemed to confirm earlier expectations of a revival in global coal import demand during 2021.

Positives driving iron ore trade
06 July 2021: Further confirmation of reviving commodity import demand around the world has been unfolding recently.

Cleveland Cascades to Supply Loading Systems for Grains to Israel
05 July 2021: A contract for 2 identical cascade systems for the loading of grains was awarded to Cleveland Cascades.

Dry Bulk: Week 26
05 July 2021: Weekly Market Roundup from The Baltic Exchange

IGC appoints new Chairperson
05 July 2021: Taras Kachka appointed Chairperson of the International Grains Council for 2021/22.

Port of Varanus Island added to Pilbara remit
05 July 2021: The oversight of the Port of Varanus Island has recently been transferred to Pilbara Ports Authority...

Rhenus Hamburg relies on Liebherr
05 July 2021: Rhenus Midgard replaces reliable Liebherr LHM 320 mobile harbour crane with a new LHM 420 after more than 40,000 operating hours

IOMSR appointed by first Chinese ship owner
02 July 2021: The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) has been appointed by its first Chinese shipowner to flag the 82,000 DWT bulk carrier Transcenden Wisdom.

Port of Antwerp awards breakbulk concession
02 July 2021: A further boost for breakbulk and project cargo segment.

Berge Bulk continues to cut emissions with Yara Marine Technologies
01 July 2021: The major dry bulk owner Berge Bulk and Yara Marine Technologies continue their shared commitment to reduce maritime emissions...

IMC Dry Bulk Appoints New Commercial Director
01 July 2021: Keith Denholm has been appointed Commercial Director at IMC Dry Bulk, part of IMC Industrial Group (IMCIG).

DNV adds new class for cloud-based simulation
30 June 2021: DNV has revised its ST-0033 Maritime Simulator Systems standard with the introduction of a new class D for all function areas covering cloud-based simulation.

Rio Tinto deploys fully autonomous water trucks
30 June 2021: Rio Tinto will deploy the world’s first fully autonomous water trucks at its $2.6 billion Gudai-Darri iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Rotterdam to build brand new port information centre
30 June 2021: The Port of Rotterdam Authority will be constructing a new port experience centre (PEC) at Maasvlakte 2.

SAGO receives vessel of wheat from Australia
30 June 2021: Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) announces that it has received in its plant at King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam the first vessel of wheat for this year (2021)

Timber doubles at ABP's King's Lynn
29 June 2021: The Port of King’s Lynn sees timber volumes double in volume.

Zero-emission shunting locomotives for Port of Rotterdam
29 June 2021: First zero-emission, full-electric shunting locomotives for Port of Rotterdam in production.

Chugoku launches new antifouling paint
28 June 2021: New Selektope®-powered antifouling paint launched for the global market by Chugoku Marine Paints.

Dry Bulk: Week 25
28 June 2021: The Baltic Exchange Weekly Market Roundup

Helsingborg Bulks Up
28 June 2021: Port of Helsingborg reacts to lack of containers with bulk solutions

Port of Pori stands out
28 June 2021: Least-hostile winter conditions make Port of Pori stand out.

Damen delivers high-lift rudders for 10 Arklow vessels
25 June 2021: Damen Marine Components has made a significant contribution to ten ships for the Irish shipping company Arklow Shipping

FLSmidth iron ore handling solutions
25 June 2021: Two iron ore customers seeking to boost throughput and productivity with large reclaimer solutions.

New Helicopter Operations Guide from ICS
24 June 2021: Helps crews prepare for the unexpected

Siwertell ship loader for Caribbean
24 June 2021: Bruks Siwertell has won a new contract to deliver a Siwertell screw-type ship loader for the totally enclosed, dust-free handling of cement and clinker.

BIMCO urges governments to act on decarbonisation fund
23 June 2021: The shipping industry has welcomed the growing momentum for a US$5 billion R&D Fund for shipping, but is calling on governments to act in line with their climate commitments...

Quebec’s new maritime vision
23 June 2021: The Port of Trois-Rivières is very proud to have welcomed the official announcement of Quebec’s new maritime vision: Avantage Saint-Laurent.

Sailors’ Society’s plea to the maritime industry
23 June 2021: Get on board with wellness to stop a mental health disaster!

Enstructure to Acquire Patriot Ports
22 June 2021: Continued expansion into high growth markets solidifies Enstructure’s position as a leader in North American terminal and cold storage infrastructure

Environmental solution for timber handling
22 June 2021: Sennebogen electric material handler with gantry.

Nakhodka receives mobile conveyor fleet
22 June 2021: The Nakhodka Commercial Sea Port has taken delivery of several customised mobile conveying systems from EDGE Innovate.

Dry Bulk: Week 24
21 June 2021: The Baltic Exchange - Weekly Market Roundup

IMGS sets up fertiliser operation in Myanmar
21 June 2021: IMGS Group handled urea, DAP and NPK fertilisers at a newly opened facility in Myanmar this month.

Metso Outotec wins major African contract
21 June 2021: Metso Outotec wins landmark contract for delivery of iron ore beneficiation and pelletizing plant.

New agri transload facility Port Dillon, South Carolina
21 June 2021: Inland Port Dillon provides farmers with access to global markets.

Safe Bulkers Inc. acquires new vessel
21 June 2021: Safe Bulkers Inc. has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of a 2013-built, Japanese, 78 000 DWT Panamax class, dry-bulk vessel

Pilbara Ports throughput stays firm
18 June 2021: Western Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 62.6 million tonnes (Mt) for May 2021.

Changing iron ore supply picture puts emphasis on smaller vessels
17 June 2021: Accelerating steel demand has highlighted shortfalls in iron ore supply from the major producers, diversifying sources of supply, writes Alex-Stuart Grumbar, MSI.

Electric, Smart, Powerful
17 June 2021: Konecranes instills new Generation 6 mobile harbor cranes with a genetic code for the future.

16 June 2021: ClassNK grants AiP to TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING for concept design of LNG-fueled bulker “KAMSARMAX GF”

Costamare announces acquisition of dry bulk vessels
16 June 2021: Costamare Inc. has announced the acquisition of 16 dry bulk vessels of between 33 000 and 85 000 DWT, with an average age of 10 years.

Liebherr LHM 800 takes Veemnatie to new heights
16 June 2021: Liebherr delivers the largest crane from its portfolio of mobile harbour cranes to Veemnatie’s new terminal.

ProStack launches new Manta range of port hoppers
16 June 2021: ProStack is pleased to announce its partnership with DOCKSOLID, fabricated by Buttimer Engineering for bulk ports and logistics hubs to handle dry bulk commodities.

Using advanced technologies to load and unload bulk vessels
16 June 2021: Transporting bulk goods by vessel is clearly the most cost-efficient way of moving cargoes. However, is that enough for a company transporting the product?

Long Beach forges pact with Utah Inland Port
15 June 2021: Partnership aims to improve cargo flow, reduce air pollution.

Significant investment in Gulf of Guinea piracy fight
15 June 2021: Joint Media Release: “Shipping industry welcomes Nigeria’s creation of ‘Deep Blue’ to stamp out piracy in the Gulf of Guinea”

Yachts, cranes, transformers, dredgers and giant baskets!
15 June 2021: AAL Kembla carries them all!

Bruks Siwertell keeps shipunloader in peak condition
14 June 2021: Bruks Siwertell has secured a new service contract that will see it deliver original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts and expertise to a long-serving shipunloader...

Dry Bulk: Week 23
14 June 2021: The Baltic Exchange - Weekly Market Roundup

Trafigura and Yara Sign MoU in Clean Ammonia
14 June 2021: Trafigura and Yara Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Explore Opportunities for Joint Business in Clean Ammonia.

Antwerp announces candidates for NextGen District
11 June 2021: First candidates for NextGen District at Port of Antwerp announced.

Bahri ‘Ship Operator of the Year’
11 June 2021: Bahri Named ‘Ship Operator of the Year’ at ShipTek Awards 2021

Navios receives delivery of vessels
11 June 2021: Navios Maritime Partners L.P., has announced that it has taken delivery of the three dry bulk vessels.

PD Ports platform to boost international competitiveness
10 June 2021: PD Ports has launched a new digital platform aimed at promoting the unique strengths of the river.

Pilbara Ports monthly throughput
10 June 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority releases May shipping figures

World Steel Figures 2021
10 June 2021: The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world.

LUGAPORT will strengthen ties between Russia and Europe
09 June 2021: With the completion of the construction of the LUGAPORT universal terminal by 2024...

thyssenkrupp expands materials handling portfolio
09 June 2021: thyssenkrupp expands portfolio of smart stockyard and smart port solutions

TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING completes first TESS42 bulk carrier
09 June 2021: TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd. completed its first 42 000 t bulk carrier, TESS42, on 13 May at TSUNEISHI GROUP (ZHOUSHAN) SHIPBUILDING in China.

Brazil’s cement industry hit hard
08 June 2021: Brazil’s cement industry hit hard by fast spread of coronavirus

Vanino bulk traffic up 7% on the year
08 June 2021: In the first three months of 2021, Russia’s Vanino Commercial Seaport JSC, handled around 1.5mt (million tonnes) of cargo.

Wind-assisted Capesize technology
08 June 2021: Namura and NS United Kaiun in project to develop wind-assisted Capesize

Doppelmayr ropeway at Buriticá gold mine
07 June 2021: Doppelmayr ropeway tackles mine backfill task at Buriticá gold operation.

Dry Bulk: Week 22
07 June 2021: The Baltic Exchange - Weekly Market Roundup

Newport retrofit receives class go-ahead for LNG concept
07 June 2021: An innovative LNG fuel tank system developed by Newport Shipping for crude tankers and bulkers has gained a key preliminary class approval.

Algoma announces contract to build new self unloader
04 June 2021: The as-yet unnamed vessel will be the first of the new Equinox 2.0 Class.

OLDENDORFF concludes fresh deals with Japanese partners
04 June 2021: OLDENDORFF CARRIERS is pleased to report, that a few more deals were entered into in Japan, leveraging our strong ties with Japanese business partners.

Coal trade prospects look promising
03 June 2021: Bulk Carrier Trade and Fleet Outlook

Wärtsilä to develop autonomous barge for Port of Rotterdam
03 June 2021: Wärtsilä to develop autonomous, zero emission barge for Port of Rotterdam.

Innovative revolving container technology coming to DP World Fraser Surrey
02 June 2021: DP World and New Gold Inc. announce the signing of a long-term agreement to facilitate the export of copper concentrate through DP World Fraser Surrey using rotating containers.

Konecranes digital services achieves ISO certification
02 June 2021: Konecranes digital services achieved ISO 27001 certification for information security management.

The creation of the Seine Axis Major River & Sea Port
02 June 2021: Tuesday the 1st of May 2021 saw the birth of a new port complex from a grouping of the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris

Americas to get its first Metso Outotec Truck Body in operation
01 June 2021: Enabling mines and quarries to haul more with less.

Dry Bulk: Week 21
01 June 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Marioff firefighting expertise
01 June 2021: Marioff HI-FOG high-pressure water mist increases firefighting capabilities in the bulk handling industry

MoorMaster service contract in Western Australia
01 June 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has contracted Cavotec to secure the availability and extend lifetime of its MoorMaster automated vacuum mooring system.

Picton Terminals joins Green Marine’s ranks
01 June 2021: Picton Terminals is the newest terminal to participate in Green Marine, the leading voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.

Rio Tinto and Comptech partnership
01 June 2021: Rio Tinto and Comptech partner to deliver next generation of electric vehicle and 5G giga-casting alloys.

Trois-Rivières Port shows its resilience
01 June 2021: Annual general assembly highlights the work and resilience of the Trois-Rivières port community.

Hamburg to support Chilean bulk port
28 May 2021: HPC to support Puerto Mejillones in Optimising Terminal Operations.

Bulker Segment Chooses ME-GI as Standard
27 May 2021: Dual-fuel engines to power EPS vessels chartered by Rio Tinto Group.

Tufton inks deal with Anemoi
27 May 2021: Tufton inks deal with Anemoi for installation of Rotor Sails on 82k DWT bulk carrier.

AAL Lifts its Standards
26 May 2021: AAL lifts its safety and operations standards to new levels.

Bedeschi to supply equipment for Albioma’s biomass transition
26 May 2021: Albioma has now begun a new major project at their thermal Plant of Bois Rouge in La Réunion

Castor Maritime takes delivery of 3 vessels
26 May 2021: Castor Maritime Inc. announces deliveries of the M/V Magic Nebula, the M/T Wonder Vega, and the M/V Magic Starlight

Bruks Siwertell completes new grain unloader in Mexico
25 May 2021: Bruks Siwertell has recently completed the commissioning of a Siwertell ST 640-M ship unloader for a new agri-bulk terminal in Veracruz, Mexico

Dry bulk commodities and asset values steely resolve
25 May 2021: EastGate Report.

Least-hostile winter conditions make Port of Pori stand out
25 May 2021: Scandinavia Report.

MOL Newbuild for Biomass
25 May 2021: MOL to Procure Newbuilding Panamax Bulker to Transport Woody Biomass for Energy.

Ridley Terminal awards software contract to TBA Group
25 May 2021: TBA GROUP Awarded Contract to provide Terminal Operating Software to Ridley Terminals Inc

BIMCO elects new President
24 May 2021: BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has elected Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Limited as President.

Dry Bulk: Week 20
24 May 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

EuroDry acquires Panamax vessel
24 May 2021: EuroDry Ltd. has announced an agreement to acquire M/V Blessed Luck, a 76 704 DWT dry bulk vessel built in Japan in 2004 for US$12.12 million.

New inland service connecting Turkey and Central Asia
21 May 2021: P&O Maritime Logistics launches new inland river route from Caspian Sea to DP World Yarimca

NORDEN signs declaration to combat piracy
21 May 2021: NORDEN has joined stakeholders across the maritime industry in calling for an end to piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

SEA-LNG warns against delay in addressing shipping decarbonization
20 May 2021: News: Shipping & Transport

Signs of recovering coal imports into Asia
20 May 2021: Report: Richard Scott (Bulk Shipping Analysis)

Zero loss for inland bulk logistics
20 May 2021: Containerised Bulk Handling (CBH)

APM Terminal Poti marks its 10th anniversary!
19 May 2021: In May 2011, APM Terminals took over operations of the largest multipurpose port in Georgia, Poti Sea Port.

€25m EU funding for green port project
18 May 2021: Awarded to an international alliance of 45 companies, knowledge institutes and port

Building more warehouses to store biofuels at the Port of Inkoo
18 May 2021: The Port of Inkoo is a privately owned, public commercial port

Taiwan Navigation to use Inmarsat technology
18 May 2021: The announcement follows the successful trial of JRC’s Smart Ship Viewer (SSV) bridge solution

Dry Bulk: Week 19
17 May 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Metso Outotec wins another pelletizing plant order in China
17 May 2021: Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co, Ltd.

Norsepower to install rotor sails on new VLOC
17 May 2021: Norsepower announces installation of five tiltable rotor sails on a VLOC chartered by Vale

Oslo halts test shipping of woodchips from Ormsund
17 May 2021: The Port of Oslo has decided to stop the shipping of wood waste for recycling from Ormsundkaia

Port of Ayr completes £2.2m investment strategy
14 May 2021: ABP marks the completion of a seven-year £2.2 million investment strategy to upgrade all front-line machinery at the port.

Support of CP-KCS merger
13 May 2021: Further stakeholders in support of CP-KCS merger

3 Damen tugs for Queensland Bulk Ports
12 May 2021: Damen Shipyards Group has been awarded a contract by Australia-based Engage Marine for the delivery of three ASD Tug 3212.

Major deal for Teesport Bulks Terminal
12 May 2021: PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport, has secured a third long-term deal at its recently unveiled state-of-the-art bulks facility

Superior Industries Reveals New All-In-One Mobile Ship Loading Conveyor
12 May 2021: Mobility, says Superior, is one of the most important functions of the new Ship Loading TeleStacker Conveyor.

BEUMER supplies automatic truck loading system to Vietnam
11 May 2021: Cement manufacturer INSEE Vietnam commissions BEUMER Group to supply a fully automatic truck loading system.

OBA to further expand its activities through purchase of IGMA
11 May 2021: OBA has announced its intention to enter into an agreement with Cargill to purchase the activities of IGMA Bulk Terminal in Amsterdam.

thyssenkrupp presents new multi vibrating screen
11 May 2021: goovi® is the name of a newly developed multi vibrating screen from thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions.

Dry Bulk: Week 18
10 May 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Seanergy Maritime takes delivery of Capesize vessel
10 May 2021: Seanergy Maritime has announced that it has taken delivery of the 181 325 DWT Capesize bulk carrier, built in 2012 by Imabari Shipbuilding Co. in Japan

Upgrade for Port of Port Hedland’s shipping berths
10 May 2021: One of Port of Port Hedland’s first shipping berths, Berth 3 is getting a major upgrade as part of Western Australia’s State Government’s WA Recovery Plan...

Assocarboni discloses 2020 coal data
07 May 2021: Coal confirmed its leadership as the leading fuel for electricity generation in 2020, accounting for 38% of overall production.

CN sets latest grain movement record
07 May 2021: CN has announced that it moved 2.90 million metric tonnes (MMT) of western Canadian grain in April 2021, exceeding the previous April record...

Shi.E.L.D. pushing hard for crew vaccines
07 May 2021: Dry bulk transshipment specialist, Shi.E.L.D. Services is working hard to obtain much-needed Covid-19 vaccines to protect their dedicated crews.

ASI certifies Rio Tinto’s Iceland smelter
06 May 2021: Rio Tinto's ISAL smelter in Iceland has been certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for meeting the highest internationally recognised standards...

TILEMANN has record turnover with Chains for Semi-Portal Reclaimer
06 May 2021: The chains, at a total length of 904m comprise 1,800 links and are designed for a breaking load of 1,600kN.

Asia’s agribulk trades
05 May 2021: India’s grains defy Covid-19 to reach an all-time high

Fednav takes delivery of newest icebreaker bulk carrier
05 May 2021: Fednav Limited is pleased to announce that it has taken delivery of its latest Polar Class 4 icebreaking bulk carrier—the MV Arvik I.

Grain and soya trade advancing rapidly
05 May 2021: Commodity imports in numerous countries around the world are expected to benefit from strengthening consumption trends during 2021.

Industry leaders explore hydrogen supply chains
05 May 2021: German steel companies thyssenkrupp Steel and HKM and the Port of Rotterdam jointly investigate setting up international supply chains for hydrogen.

Dry Bulk: Week 17
04 May 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

EPS & Rio Tinto Ink Dual Fuel LNG Charter
04 May 2021: Eastern Pacific Shipping and Rio Tinto enter charter for up to six dual-fuel LNG dry bulk carriers.

Metso Outotec Lokotrack® e-Power range is here
04 May 2021: It’s time to Think Hybrid.

Port of Antwerp holds its own despite Brexit and corona crisis
04 May 2021: Strong quarter for breakbulk

Su-Nav establishes an Integrated Ship Management Services model
04 May 2021: Su Nav has established a comprehensive range of services over the last few years, incorporating an in-house Maritime Training Academy...

North Sea Port on course to make up losses in first quarter 2021
03 May 2021: In the first quarter of 2021 North Sea Port’s sea freight transhipment amounted to 16.6 million tonnes, the same volume as in the first quarter of 2020.

In Record Time
30 April 2021: BEUMER Group supplied two Pipe Conveyors with very high conveying capacities to transport iron ore from port to steel manufacturer.

Incoming British Ports Association Chair praises port resilience
30 April 2021: The British Ports Association’s (BPA) AGM and briefing session held 27 April 2021, was headed by the newly elected BPA Chair Neil Glendinning.

Vistra Energy Corp contracts Bedeschi America for handling system in Texas
30 April 2021: Vistra Energy Corp. has contracted Bedeschi America for the design and supply of a lignite receiving and handling system located in Southeast Texas, US.

Rusal commissions new open pit bauxite mine
29 April 2021: RUSAL commissions a new open pit mine in the Komi Republic with reserves of over 14 million tonnes of bauxite.

South Louisiana rail storage project completed
29 April 2021: Dow Chemical enters into a 20-year lease with the Port of South Louisiana

Yemen ports in bad shape
29 April 2021: In 2019 and late 2020 the Port of Rotterdam Authority conducted a damage and capacity analysis of port infrastructure and operations on behalf of the UNDP

Imperial to sell South American shipping business
28 April 2021: The board of Imperial has announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of its South American shipping business to Hidrovias do Brasil S.A.

AAL heavy barge parcelling capabilities
27 April 2021: AAL demonstrates the lifting and cargo intake capability of its mega-size A-Class fleet...

Cimbria unveils refreshed brand
27 April 2021: Cimbria this week unveiled its new brand identity and website.

Port Milwaukee defies global pandemic to report excellent year
27 April 2021: Despite the many challenges that 2020 brought, Port Milwaukee fared extremely well.

Dry Bulk: Week 16
26 April 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

EEX to expand Dry Bulk Freight portfolio
26 April 2021: The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will expand its range of products for the Dry Bulk Freight market with the launch of Handysize 7TC Freight Futures.

Panama Maritime Authority approves Indian Register of Shipping to conduct remote surveys
26 April 2021: IRClass ensures that ships continue to stay compliant with various IMO conventions and sail with valid certificates.

A SENNEBOGEN material handler 870 hybrid has found its home port at Bus Bendorf
23 April 2021: With over 6,000 operating hours, the SENNEBOGEN 870 Hybrid has already moved a lot in the inland port of Bendorf...

Conveyor Belt Generates Power For Air Cannons to Control Build-Up
23 April 2021: Ash Grove Cement is the 5th-largest producer in the United States

Montevideo has received its first ever call from a Capesize vessel
23 April 2021: The Port of Montevideo in Uruguay has received a Capesize vessel for the first time in its history.

New CASE G-Series wheel loader for Europe
23 April 2021: CASE Construction Equipment has launched its new G-Series Evolution wheel loader range for the European market.

Liebherr achieves €10bn turnover
22 April 2021: With a turnover of € 10,341 million in 2020, the Liebherr Group closed a satisfactory business year.

RUSAL completes acquisition of Aluminium Rheinfelden
22 April 2021: The transaction ensures that operations can continue and delivers job security for more than 200 highly qualified employees of Aluminium Rheinfelden.

BATEMAN boasts 30+ years of experience in attachment manufacturing
21 April 2021: Founded in 1989, BATEMAN has over 30 years of experience in attachment manufacturing and continues to rapidly expand.

Gambarotta Gschwendt’s dozer feeder for bulk stockyards
21 April 2021: Gambarotta Gschwendt has developed a dozer feeder, a heavy-duty item of equipment for stockpilers storage and reclaim.

Season’s first saltie arrives in Duluth
21 April 2021: Video: The first oceangoing vessel of the 2021 maritime shipping season arrived Sunday afternoon in the Port of Duluth-Superior.

Decrease in the dry cargo transshipment in the seaports of Russia continues
20 April 2021: In general, the cargo turnover in the seaports of Russia from the first quarter of 2021 decreased by 4.5% compared to the same period of the last year

State-of-the-art shunting technology speeds up soyabean and corn handling at ADM Do Brasil
20 April 2021: The agricultural group Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) relies on two cable-powered shunting robots STANDARD KR 70 and two diesel-electric shunting robots PRO DER 240

ABP expands bulk storage at Port of Garston
19 April 2021: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, now offers a substantial amount of additional covered and external storage at the Port of Garston.

Dry Bulk: Week 15
19 April 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

First biofuel trial of an ocean-going vessel in Singapore
19 April 2021: Trial conducted by Oldendorff Carriers, together with BHP, advanced biofuels pioneer GoodFuels (GF) and with the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

NORDEN acts on asset trading opportunities
19 April 2021: NORDEN’s Asset Management division has made a number of asset trades in recent weeks to capitalise on market opportunities.

Bedeschi wins handling supply contract in Ghana
16 April 2021: The scope of the project is the supply of handling equipment and services for bauxite and manganese in export and clinker in import.

CN moves record grain
16 April 2021: CN has announced that it moved 2.95 million t of western Canadian grain in March 2021, exceeding the previous record of 2.74 million t set in 2020.

Remcon Plastics launches new eco hopper
16 April 2021: Remcon Plastics, Inc. has announced the launch of its state of the art, eco-friendly, dry bulk mass flow reusable polyethylene hopper.

Servicing Capesize vessels in the Port of Riga
16 April 2021: Servicing Capesize vessels in the Port of Riga facilitates access to new cargo and distant markets

UK P&I Club launches Lessons Learnt video on failure to conduct adequate cargo checks
16 April 2021: UK P&I Club has launched its latest video in a series of award-winning reflective learning training videos, based on a real-life case of a vessel which incurred significant damage to its maize cargo due to a failure to conduct basic checks upon completion of loading...

Panama Canal Authority postpones price increases
15 April 2021: Panama Canal Authority postpones planned price hike following calls from shipping industry.

Pilbara Ports Authority releases shipping figures
14 April 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 62.5 million t for March 2021.

Rio Tinto details $47 billion 2020 economic contribution
14 April 2021: Total direct economic contribution of $47 billion in the countries and communities where it operates, including $8.4 billion of taxes and royalties.

Martin Engineering forms the "Wright" partnership
13 April 2021: Martin Engineering has strengthened its coverage across the East Midlands by joining forces with Wright Engineering, one of the country’s leading specialist engineering services firms.

Rhenus Group acquires Arkon Shipping
13 April 2021: Rhenus is strengthening its project and heavy lift cargo business by acquiring 60% of Arkon Shipping & Projects

Van den Bosch acquires Tankspeed Logistics
13 April 2021: With this acquisition, Van den Bosch is strengthening its leading position in the intermodal transport of dry bulk products in Europe.

Dry Bulk: Week 14
12 April 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Emirates Steel and SAFEEN Group in Transshipment Partnership
12 April 2021: Video: Largest bulk commercial vessel ever registered under the UAE flag

New Siwertell ship unloader to serve Brazilian agribulk sector
12 April 2021: Bruks Siwertell has won an order from Brazilian operator, Novo Remanso Port Terminal (TPNR), to serve its grain-handling export operations in northern Brazil.

NTK increased its transportation volumes by 7.5% in the first quarter
12 April 2021: In the first quarter of 2021, National Transport Company JSC (NTK) transported 23 million tons of various cargoes.

Oldendorff expands fleet
12 April 2021: New investments for recent newbuilds and purchases.

Adani Ports takes 100% ownership in Krishnapatnam Port
09 April 2021: Krishnapatnam Port, being India’s second largest private sector port, has a strong growth potential with a masterplan capacity of 300 MMTPA

Port of Ipswich expertly handles large rice shipment
09 April 2021: The Port of Ipswich recently welcomed the large rice-carrying cargo ship MV Ijborg, in support of the UK food processing and manufacturing sector.

Another Flyingbelt from AGUDIO to carry tonnes of limestone
08 April 2021: Following the successful installation of the 7.2km Flyingbelt for LafargeHolcim in Barroso in 2016, a second Flyingbelt from AGUDIO has been installed in Brazil.

Maximizing the off season when planning a dome project
08 April 2021: A dome can be built any time of year, making it easier to maximize the months after harvest.

Minimize risk on grain shipments, buyers urged
08 April 2021: Buyers of agri-commodities have been warned that bullish markets could put further pressure on already congested ports as buyers scramble to secure stocks amid a record forecast for the global grains trade.

New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Delivered to Algoma
08 April 2021: Algoma Central Corporation today announced that it has taken delivery of the Captain Henry Jackman.

Van Beek screw heat exchangers brave temperatures of up to 1,050°C
08 April 2021: Van Beek developed Celsius screw heat exchangers that cool sand, a residual stream from the processing of tarcontaining asphalt granulate (TAG)

IHI: major role in Port of Onahama-East Port District Coal Terminal project
07 April 2021: The Port of Onahama-East Port District Coal Terminal is positioned as a national strategic bulk port...

Lasting protection for scrubbers and outlets
07 April 2021: Recently the Ecospeed coating system was applied on the scrubber pipes, outlets and diffusers of several oil tankers and a bulker...

Vigan meets demand
07 April 2021: VIGAN machines help satisfy growing demand for agricultural products

At home, at sea and in the ports
06 April 2021: A new fleet member of Berge Rederi AS has been defying the rough conditions on the choppy high seas since 2019

Cautious dry bulk trade optimism
06 April 2021: News emerging in recent weeks has encouraged cautious optimism about the outlook for commodity imports into many countries.

Freightliner on track despite Covid-19 challenges
06 April 2021: Boasting an extensive network of rail terminals throughout the UK, Freightliner operates an average 400 bulk trains per week.

Metso Outotec completes divestment
06 April 2021: Metso Outotec completes divestment of its Aluminium business to REEL International

Regional Focus: Baltic Ports
06 April 2021: Covid-19 takes the edge off good overall performance in 2020

Dust-free cement handling in the Gulf of Mexico
01 April 2021: Bruks Siwertell has recently secured a new Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader order for cement handing operations in the Gulf of Mexico region of the USA.

FMT signs operating agreement with Port Itawamba
01 April 2021: Federal Marine Terminals, Inc. (FMT) signed an operating agreement with Port Itawamba, increasing its presence in the Southern region of the USA.

New fertilizer terminal opens at Itaqui
01 April 2021: A new fertilizer terminal commenced operations at the Brazilian Port of Itaqui in March.

SmartTEH turns its attention to dry bulk handling
01 April 2021: Latvian design and engineering company SmartTEH SIA has come up with a range of radial conveyors for loading or unloading dry bulk commodities.

Telestack and Cooper form the perfect partnership
01 April 2021: Telestack and Cooper form the perfect partnership for UK Ports Market.

More LHM — more business: repeat order for LHM 550
31 March 2021: Karmsund Havn IKS has just signed a contract for a second Liebherr LHM 550.

TMSA establishes a new milestone in belt conveyors
31 March 2021: TMSA has successfully supplied more than 1,000 bulk material handling facilities over the last 55 years.

Vaccination Lottery for the Dry Bulk Sector
31 March 2021: Once again seafarers are falling victim to the lack of focus and joined up thinking from leaders of governments and the maritime industry...

Enviva and MOL to develop eco friendly bulk carrier
30 March 2021: Enviva and MOL explore GHG emissions reduction technologies for Biomass supply chain.

HS2 helps UK rail freight bounce back
30 March 2021: HS2 helps UK rail freight bounce back as 100th train rolls into Bucks construction site.

Metso Outotec and BIA Group expand distribution partnership to Africa
30 March 2021: Metso Outotec and its distribution partner BIA Group have signed a contract to expand their aggregates distribution coverage to Africa.

Dry Bulk: Week 12
29 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Liebherr Rental completes £10 million fleet upgrade and expansion
29 March 2021: Liebherr Rental complete a £10 million, 45 machine upgrade and expansion of its UK fleet.

Service made Simple: New SCR parts kit
29 March 2021: Liebherr expands its range of useful modular tool and parts boxes to assist with the efficient repair of machines in the field...

Tilbury’s Grain Terminal rebuild gets underway
26 March 2021: Major building work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire* in 2020 which damaged its grain silos.

Breakbulk Europe, Rotterdam 2022
25 March 2021: The arrival of the event in Rotterdam will be a great boost to the city, the port and the region as a whole.

Western Bulk looks towards "promising" 2021
25 March 2021: Oslo-based global dry bulk operator, Western Bulk has published its 2020 Annual Report with a full year net profit after tax of USD 3.2 million...

Jotun launches HullKeeper
24 March 2021: An advanced hull optimisation programme.

Sustainable wood yard operations
24 March 2021: Thinking outside the box for efficiency and environmental gains.

ABP Newport to commence plasterboard factory
23 March 2021: Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the commencement of a project to build a new plasterboard factory at the Port of Newport.

Metso Outotec receives mine conveyor system order
23 March 2021: Metso Outotec has received an order for a heavy-duty mine conveyor system in South America.

New deliveries for Castor Maritime Inc.
23 March 2021: Castor Maritime Inc. announces two vessel deliveries

The St. Lawrence Seaway opens for its 63rd season
23 March 2021: As a gateway to the heartland of North America, the Seaway showcases the economic and environmental benefits of maritime trade.

Crewsaver locks in lifejacket protection
22 March 2021: Building further on its leading reputation for increased lifejacket safety and pushing the boundaries in search of excellence for its customers.

Dry Bulk: Week 11
22 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Rusal announces 2020 results
22 March 2021: Rusal, a leading global aluminium producer, has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2020.

British Steel investing £100m this year
19 March 2021: British Steel investing £100m this year to improve manufacturing and environmental performance.

Record breaking year for Port of Vancouver USA
19 March 2021: The Port of Vancouver USA is reporting a record-breaking year in 2020, with the highest returns in its 108-year history.

Another strong year for the Port of Toronto
18 March 2021: Port of Toronto moves more than 2.2 Million metric tonnes of cargo in 2020

Damen delivers two RSD Tugs 2513 to TSM
17 March 2021: Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two RSD Tugs 2513 to France-based Thomas Services Maritimes (TSM).

Coal handling around the Baltic Sea
16 March 2021: HES Gdynia Bulk Terminal is a part of HES International, one of the largest independent bulk terminal operators in Europe.

Compas to invest $30 million in Barranquilla
16 March 2021: Terminal operator Compas is to invest $30 million in its Colombian installations at the Port of Barranquilla in Colombia.

Dos Santos International: up for the challenge
16 March 2021: Moving bulk materials efficiently in the most challenging of surroundings is Dos Santos International’s (DSI’s) forte.

Warehousing expansion at EBS
16 March 2021: European Bulk Services reaches 700,000m3 covered storage capacity

70th anniversary of Morska Agencja Gdynia / Poland
15 March 2021: Seventy-year-old Morska Agencja Gdynia (MAG) remains active in Poland’s maritime sector, with a wide scope of services and expertise

Connected data – the new heartbeat of the rice mill with unlimited potential
15 March 2021: Bühler announces a major step towards the digitally connected rice mill of the future.

Dry Bulk: Week 10
15 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Road to recovery – Liebherr solutions for South East Asia
15 March 2021: Floating transshipment cranes are a major resource in the bulk handling chain.

In step with offshore activities
12 March 2021: Transshipment, offshore stevedoring and self-unloading — why they matter so much

Self-unloading Cement Carriers
12 March 2021: Baltrader’s self-unloading cement carriers make transport simple and easy

ABP and Clarksons Port Services sign new long-term agreement
11 March 2021: The agreement will see Clarksons provide additional investments in their handling and storage capabilities at a grain and biomass terminal, Port of Ipswich.

Port of Ipswich reaches cargo milestone
11 March 2021: ABP Ipswich has reached a milestone of handling 2 million t of cargo since the beginning of the first UK lockdown in 2020.

Coal trade may regain some vigour
10 March 2021: Although tentative signs of a partial coal trade recovery in 2021 have emerged, the longer term trend outlook remains negative...

More support for dry bulk trade
10 March 2021: A pick up in global seaborne dry bulk trade in 2021, after last year’s downturn, still seems a realistic expectation.

AAL expands its fleet
09 March 2021: AAL Shipping is taking delivery of two additional ‘G-Class’ multipurpose heavy lift vessels, expanding its core fleet to 720,200 total deadweight (DWT).

Adani Ports to acquire 31.5% in Gangavaram Port
09 March 2021: Adani Ports to acquire 31.5% in Gangavaram Port from Warburg Pincus for Rs. 1,954 Cr.

Bühler and Vyncke form strategic partnership
09 March 2021: Bühler and Vyncke form strategic partnership to offer low-carbon-emissions food plants.

Container Rotation Systems
09 March 2021: Australian ingenuity with global results

Damen launches financial services division
08 March 2021: As of April 1, 2021, Damen Shipyards Group will start a specialised Financial Services division to support clients in the financing of new ships.

Dry Bulk: Week 9
08 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Hempel’s strong result in extraordinary year
08 March 2021: Hempel delivers strong result in an extraordinary year and announces first acquisition as part of new strategy.

Metro Ports deploys low emissions locomotive
08 March 2021: Metro Ports, a leader in stevedoring services in the USA, has announced another step in its ongoing commitment to environmental excellence.

PD Ports hails freeport success
08 March 2021: PD Ports was delighted to welcome the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to Teesport last week, following its successful freeport bid.

Record shipment for Solent Stevedores
08 March 2021: New aggregate contract echoes historic Southampton shipment for Solent Stevedores.

Volvo Electric gives winter the cold shoulder
08 March 2021: The first electric compact wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) – the Volvo L25 Electric

Dust Fighters from Generac Mobile
05 March 2021: Keeps coal handling operations safe and clean

Jumbo and SAL announce intended partnership
04 March 2021: Combining a large part of their fleets, engineering and commercial activities serves the goal of sustainable transport capacity and growth.

Rotary railcar dumper and positioner replacement by Heyl & Patterson
04 March 2021: Heyl & Patterson has recently worked with Neptune Bulk Terminals to successfully replace its existing rotary railcar dumper and railcar positioner.

SAGO issues tender to import barley
04 March 2021: Saudi Grains Organization has announced a tender to import 540 000 t of feed barley.

Terex launches revolutionary dust suppression system
04 March 2021: Terex is proud to introduce ‘Aquamist by Terex’— a dust suppression system that is now available across its materials processing brands.

CN sets grain movement record for 12 months
03 March 2021: Company continues to move grain safely and at a record pace despite Arctic temperatures.

KINSHOFER re-handling clamshell buckets
03 March 2021: Excellent digging characteristics ideal for coal cargoes

Port of Karmsund orders another Liebherr LHM 550 crane
03 March 2021: With the purchase of the first LHM 550 two years ago, business at Haugesund Cargo Terminal has increased noticeably.

TBK’s SealTek® ensures clean conveyor transfer point operations
03 March 2021: Dry Cargo International - Engineering and Equipment

TPI Engineered Systems specializes in custom-made systems
03 March 2021: Dry Cargo International - Engineering and Equipment

Europe’s largest iron ore producer picks Konecranes
02 March 2021: Europe’s largest iron ore producer LKAB picks Konecranes for multi-year service contract.

New access point for a new logistics zone
02 March 2021: The construction of the Dunkerque Logistique International (DLI) South structure and service road, is making swift progress.

RBL-REI provides Russia’s longest coal conveyor
02 March 2021: The France-based company RBL-REI, is a prominent global provider of overland belt conveyor with technical complexities.

Safe coal handling using the right conveyor belts
02 March 2021: Rubber conveyor belts play a crucial role in coal handling.

Ask an expert: Grain Cargo claims
01 March 2021: UK P&I Club releases ‘Ask an Expert’ video on grain contamination claims

Dry Bulk: Week 8
01 March 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

LENZING orders second RopeCon® conveyor
01 March 2021: Doppelmayr builds second RopeCon® conveyor at the premises of LENZING AG

Self-unloading and transshipment made easier with cargo hold liners

Port of Hamburg: Consequences of Covid Pandemic
26 February 2021: Seaborne cargo throughput in the Port of Hamburg performed better than expected in the fourth quarter of 2020. The upward trend has been noticeable since the third quarter.

RUSAL to invest RUB 4.5 bn in modernization
26 February 2021: RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, will invest RUB 4.5 bn this year in modernizing the Sayanogorsk and Khakas Aluminium smelters.

Cleveland Cascades system installed at Batumi Port, Georgia.
25 February 2021: This system is one of the Cascade Systems for a Ship Loading Application to handle Fertilisers, Urea and Sulphur.

North Sea Port extends rail corridor to the Baltic
24 February 2021: The European Commission will extend the rail freight corridor between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal Zone.

Port Hedland named Australia’s Port of the Year
24 February 2021: Prestigious award recognises port’s importance in economic recovery from COVID-19.

Port of Antwerp deploys autonomous drones for safety enforcement
24 February 2021: VIDEO: In order to maintain safety in the complex port environment, Port of Antwerp is deploying an autonomous drone for the first time.

Black Gold: Making Sustainable Steps
23 February 2021: Per Karlsson, President, Siwertell AB, part of Bruks Siwertell Group, explains how efficient port technology can help make coal handling more sustainable as the world transitions.

Europe's largest port has been operating 24/7 during 2020
23 February 2021: Throughput recovers in second half year at the fully operational port of Rotterdam

Port of Gdansk wins place on the Baltic podium
23 February 2021: A consistent trend for at least a decade has been the presence of three Russian ports on the Baltic podium (Port of Ust Luga, Port of St Petersburg and Port of Primorsk).

Bruks Siwertell receives order for two ship unloaders
22 February 2021: Formosa Plastocs Corp. orders 2 new Siwertell Ship Unloaders, taking its total to 13.

Dry Bulk: Week 7
22 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Nippon Paint Marine launches new nano antifouling technology
22 February 2021: Leading coatings manufacturer Nippon Paint Marine has launched a new antifouling technology which enhances antifouling performance to a level and consistency never seen before...

NORDEN to focus on zero carbon shipping
22 February 2021: NORDEN joins Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

Windsor Salt and CSL partner on cutting-edge self-unloading ship
22 February 2021: The new ship will serve as a beacon of sustainability, safety and efficiency to deliver critical deicing salt Canadians know and trust.

Automated Conveyor Belt Cleaner Tensioner
19 February 2021: Martin Engineering's technology helps reduces maintenance and guesswork.

EBS reaches 700,000 cbm covered storage capacity
18 February 2021: European Bulk Services (EBS) B.V., a 100% subsidiary of HES International B.V., has proudly taken its new covered storage facility into operation.

Delivery of GENMA Shiploader
17 February 2021: Recently, a GENMA shiploader, which was built in 4 months by Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machinery Co

Symaga celebrates large project milestone
17 February 2021: In 2020, a year overshadowed by the pandemic, Symaga celebrated its 35 year anniversary combined with 10,000th project.

Cooper enters materials handling market
16 February 2021: Cooper Specialised Handling has announced its entry into the mainstream material handler market with the launch of the Sany SMH48WG5 range of material handlers.

Hutchinson Ports to invest and operate Saudi Port
16 February 2021: Hutchison Ports are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to invest and operate JCPDI Port...

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to join forces
16 February 2021: A world port of the future in the making.

Dry Bulk: Week 6
15 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

PD Ports announces new partnership with Port of Rotterdam
15 February 2021: New partnership to deliver digitalised solutions that will improve efficiencies and support the future growth of the River Tees.

Bruks Siwertell: Speaking your language, understanding your business
12 February 2021: Bruks Siwertell is strengthening its commitment to understanding the core businesses of its customers throughout the world.

Ports of Indiana seeks general cargo terminal operator
12 February 2021: For the first time in over 40 years, the general cargo dock at the Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville will be made available to operator interests...

ABB software can help ships improve efficiency
11 February 2021: Insights into ship’s operational data, amplified by Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help save up to 10 percent fuel and cut costs.

New Euroports grain unloading station
11 February 2021: A new grain unloading station will strengthen Rauma’s grain traffic.

NORDEN celebrates 150-year anniversary
11 February 2021: Today, NORDEN celebrates its 150th anniversary, being one of the world’s oldest international shipping companies.

Extended Great Lakes shipping season gives environmental benefit
10 February 2021: The extended shipping season saved 6700 long-distance truck trips in just one week!

Teams from Bedeschi and Cargill complete sucessful project
10 February 2021: The shiploader that has been designed, engineered, and installed by Bedeschi for Cargill, is a complete preprocessing mobile unit rather than a conventional shiploader.

Global crude steel output decreases by 0.9% in 2020
09 February 2021: Global crude steel production reached 1,864.0 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2020, down by 0.9% compared to 2019.

Mantsinen strengthens presence in France
09 February 2021: Mantsinen Group strengthens its presence in France together with Heavy Handling Bv.

Covestro and NPRC plan to use hydrogen-powered barges
08 February 2021: “We want to anchor the principle of Circular Economy within our entire company and produce in a greenhouse gas-neutral way in the long term"

Dry Bulk: Week 5
08 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Konecranes wins order for two more cranes on barge from China
08 February 2021: In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Cranes on Barge.

KSK posts new grain handling records
05 February 2021: In Russia, KSK, which is part of port stevedoring company DeloPorts, claims to have established a new annual record for grain handling.

Strong start for CN
05 February 2021: CN’s new record grain movement announces strong start to 2021

Shipping industry takes new action to protect marine environments
04 February 2021: BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping publish first industry standard on in-water cleaning of ships.

2020 keeps Trois-Rivières on course
03 February 2021: In 2020, the Port of Trois-Rivières recorded a volume of goods handled totalling 3.3 million metric tonnes (MMT).

Bruks Siwertell wins service order for shipunloaders
03 February 2021: Siwertell unloader upgrade secures continued productivity for agibulk business.

MOL announces integration of dry bulk business
03 February 2021: Establishment of “MOL Drybulk Ltd.

AAL commits long-term to liner service
02 February 2021: AAL commits significant long-term resources and tonnage to EU-ME/IN-ASIA loner service on its one-year anniversary.

POSCO’s LNG-powered bulk carrier completes first voyage
02 February 2021: Company’s new LNG-fuelled bulk carrier for overseas raw material transport has successfully completed its first voyage, marking the start of its ‘eco-friendly’ operations.

Regulatory and commercial advantage with the right antifouling, says Jotun
02 February 2021: A growing pressure to comply with ever more stringent environmental regulations is matched by a need to control costs, and enhance efficiency...

Solent Stevedores expands operations into France
02 February 2021: The company, currently leading stevedoring operations in 13 port locations, has committed to invest €1million in new equipment at the Port of Saint-Malo.

"Greener" aggregates for Port of Tilbury
01 February 2021: Walsh and Tilbury announce major investment and expansion of aggregates supply business.

Bedeschi handling equipment in Oman
01 February 2021: Al Sarh Trading Co in Qatar has contracted Italy’s Bedeschi to supply handling equipment to operate at Khatam Malaha in Oman.

Dry Bulk: Week 4
01 February 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

HAROPA: 2020 Overview
01 February 2021: A year of crisis marked by high resilience and a second-half rebound

TransContainer launches coal transportation
01 February 2021: PJSC TransContainer of Delo Group has launched a project of coal transportation in Open Top containers by bulk cargo loading via Zabaikalsk-Manzhouli border-crossing point, Russia.

Beast meets giant
29 January 2021: Jumbo Kinetic Transports 1435-tonne Shiploader

Liebherr remains MHC market leader
29 January 2021: Liebherr maritime cranes is looking back on the business year 2020 for their mobile harbour crane product segment.

Metso Outotec wins order for iron ore pelletizing plant in China
28 January 2021: Metso Outotec signs contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co. Ltd (BSIET)

Port of Southampton keeps UK roads safe
28 January 2021: Largest shipment of salt in four years.

Vancouver USA seeking west coast bulk facility operator
28 January 2021: The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking Statements of Interest (SOI) from parties interested in operating a high-volume marine export bulk facility at the port’s Terminal 2, Berth 7 location.

Bruks Siwertell secures sustainable conveyor system order
27 January 2021: “Strict environmental compliance, a proven track-record of reliable, efficient technology and the ability to deliver to a tight timeframe were critical factors in securing the order,”

Great Lakes Towing names latest tugs
26 January 2021: The Great Lakes Towing Company has named two new tugs, the Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, at the Cleveland, Ohio, facility of its sister company Great Lakes Shipyard.

New chairman for VDKi
26 January 2021: Alexander Bethe, Appointee of the Japanese energy trading house JERA Global Markets, has taken over the office from the long-time chairman Dr. Cieslik.

Antwerp bulk tonnage down for 2020
25 January 2021: Record container throughput limits losses in 2020, the year of coronavirus

Continental Strategically Sharpens Conveying Solutions Portfolio
25 January 2021: Continental strategically sharpens its profile as a provider of service and complete conveying solutions and therefore unifies its portfolio under the Continental brand.

Dry Bulk: Week 3
25 January 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Port of Rotterdam European Green Deal
25 January 2021: Realizing shore power to achieve a zero emission port in 2050

Solid season for HOPA Ports
25 January 2021: All-time high cargo tonnage at the Port of Oshawa; packed construction season in Hamilton

HHLA acquires majority share of automation specialist iSAM AG
22 January 2021: iSAM CEO Bernd Mann: HHLA investment creates new business opportunities with long-term perspectives for company, employees and customers.

NIBULON continues to demonstrate new export achievements
21 January 2021: During the second quarter of the current marketing year, the company has shipped almost 1.6 million tons of agricultural commodities for export.

RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector
21 January 2021: RightShip and INTERCARGO have today announced the launch of an important new quality standard for the dry bulk sector, DryBMS.

Martin Engineering upgrades reduce dust emissions at Brazilian port
20 January 2021: One of Brazil’s busiest ports is successfully managing dust emissions from its grain terminal conveyor system with an innovative transfer chute design.

Trends in Maritime Logistics for 2021
20 January 2021: Article by Emily Heaslip, Sofar Ocean.

FM Conway doubles rail freight operation at Port of Tilbury
19 January 2021: The Port of Tilbury and FM Conway announce that they have extended their agreement for a further five years to load aggregate for FM Conway’s Theale facility.

Global Drone Inspection launches ROV in water asset assessments
19 January 2021: Robotic inspection specialists RIMS BV, have introduced the use of ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles) for the inspection of in water ship assets.

Maritime UK welcomes ABP to the Diversity in Maritime Charter programme
19 January 2021: Maritime UK has welcomed Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading and best-connected port operator, as the latest business to join the Diversity in Maritime Charter programme.

New compact dust suppression from BossTek
19 January 2021: As effective dust control continues to gain priority, a new equipment design has been engineered to provide an unmatched level of mobility and performance.

ABB Azipod® electric propulsion makes debut in Oldendorff ship delivery
18 January 2021: China’s Chengxi Shipyard hands over the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds after successful installation and commissioning for Azipod® propulsion.

Dry Bulk: Week 2
18 January 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

SmartMove for American Steamship Company
18 January 2021: Wärtsilä has launched SmartMove Suite, a pairing of sensor tech with navigation systems for semi-autonomous ship movements.

Swissterminal takes over operation of three French inland ports
18 January 2021: Swissterminal has announced it will take over operations of the three French inland ports Ottmarsheim, Huningue-Village-Neuf and Ile Napoléon in the course of 2021.

DNV GL changes name
15 January 2021: DNV GL, the assurance and risk management company, will change its name to DNV on 1 March 2021.

Essar Ports growth continues
15 January 2021: Essar Ports, a leading private port infrastructure company, has said it had clocked a cumulative revenue for 36.5 million t of cargo handling for the nine months ending December 2020.

Port Hedland welcomes first LNG-fuelled vessel
15 January 2021: New wave of vessels support global efforts to reduce carbon emissions

ABS joins the International Windship Association
14 January 2021: ABS has announced today that it has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that promotes direct wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping.

BEUMER Group: belt conveyors instead of trucks - an efficient alternative?
13 January 2021: Recovered raw materials have to be transported from the quarry to the factory or port, often over uneven ground and across populated areas.

Continental Develops Sensor-based Inspection Service for Conveyor Belt Systems
13 January 2021: Technology company Continental has developed a service solution for monitoring conveyor belt systems

SSY 2021 Outlook Report
12 January 2021: Simpson Spence Young shares views on 2021 market outlook.

Antwerp: 3D sonar sensors enable unmanned sailing
11 January 2021: Video: UAntwerp and Port of Antwerp testing innovative technology for autonomous shipping.

Dry Bulk: Week 1
11 January 2021: Latest updates from The Baltic Exchange for Capesize, Panamax, Ultramax/Supramax & Handysize

Pilbara Ports Authority monthly throughput
11 January 2021: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 64.5 million t for December 2020.

The largest cargo turnover in its history
11 January 2021: Sea Commercial Port “Yuzhny” handled 18,8 million tonnes of cargo in 2020. This is a record result in the company's history.

U.S. Coast Guard approval for Alfa Laval
11 January 2021: U.S. Coast Guard type approval for previous-generation Alfa Laval PureBallast 2 systems.

Port of Tilbury begins water-borne coastal deliveries for ADM Erith
08 January 2021: The Port of Tilbury and ADM Erith have successfully launched a twice-daily coastal barge operation to deliver thousands of tonnes of oil seed rape...

Port Growth Back on the Agenda for 2021
07 January 2021: The British Ports Association’s Chief Executive outlines what the agenda for UK ports will look like during 2021.

Port of Sept-Îles welcomes first ship in port waters for 2021
06 January 2021: Flying the flag of the Netherlands, the M/V Erasmusgracht arriving from Lake Charles, Louisiana, was the first ship of 2021, with arrival at 3:30 p.m. on January 2.

Port of Tyne clean energy programme
06 January 2021: Port cuts carbon emissions by 700 tonnes in 12 months.

Bahri named Shipping Company of the Year
05 January 2021: Award recognizes the company’s efforts to overcome the challenges of the pandemic year and achieve sustained revenue growth.

Capesize secondhand sales bonanza in Q4
05 January 2021: The Capesize market in Q4 thus far was defined by a steady decline in BDI with a recent small uptick during December.

Federal Kushiro first vessel of 2021 at Trois-Rivières
05 January 2021: Video: The Federal Kushiro is the first vessel to call the Port of Trois-Rivières in 2021. It docked on January 1 at 3:48 a.m., after a 13-day crossing of the Atlantic.

Hidrovias do Brasil Santos Port – Future ‘hub’ in Latin America!
05 January 2021: E-Crane has recently sold two new E-Cranes to operate in Santos Port in Brazil.

First shipment at Khalifa Port’s South Quay
04 January 2021: The first shipment, carrying bauxite, destined for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery, called at Khalifa Port’s South Quay...

Le Havre Port revitalizes its multi-bulk terminal
04 January 2021: The Port of Le Havre’s Supervisory Board awarded a concession for the construction and operation of a dry bulk terminal to the company LORANY CONSEILS...

The United Kingdom: Accession to the Grains Trade Convention, 1995
04 January 2021: The International Grains Council (IGC) is pleased to confirm the United Kingdom’s IGC membership with effect from 1 January 2021.

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