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Innovation and Sustainability at Living Breakwaters
23 December 2022: Sea defense system protects shoreline and promotes marine ecosystems.

Euroports acquires Carbon Puerto, Seville
22 December 2022: Euroports Mediterranean has acquired Carbon Puerto, a leading port operator in the Port of Seville

Port of Rotterdam Annual Review
22 December 2022: We are entering the final weeks of an extraordinary year that began full of optimism before the world turned darker again.

Green unloading by Viterra in the UK
21 December 2022: Unloading bulk carriers can be accomplished in many different ways depending on vessel size and required unloading rate, and users are always looking for the most reliable, cost-effective solution.

Hamburg Port info live on your smartphone
21 December 2022: Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V. (HHM) has published a new Port of Hamburg app and added numerous functions to it. It now offers comprehensive information for everyone...

World hunger surpasses all previous records
21 December 2022: In 2021 hunger surpassed all previous records as reported by the Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC).

Trafigura reports strong bulk growth
20 December 2022: Trafigura publishes 2022 Annual Results showing a strong performance in a highly challenging environment

Capesize sees surge
19 December 2022: The Capesize sector saw a surge, especially in the Atlantic since midweek. More cargo from West Africa came to the market and subsequently pushed the Brazil to Qingdao run to a higher level.

Siwertell order for enclosed cement handling
19 December 2022: Bruks Siwertell has received an order from Hallet Capital Pty Ltd for a Siwertell ship unloader. It will secure environment-friendly cement handling in the South Australian port of Adelaide.

Investment development for Hamilton waterfront
16 December 2022: HOPA Ports and Max Aicher North America (MANA) are pleased to announce the completion of a head lease which will permit more extensive investment and development on MANA’s Hamilton bayfront property.

Trelleborg launches advanced navigation system for Panama Canal
15 December 2022: Trelleborg launches advanced SafePilot P3 Navigation System for Panama Canal transits

EU second largest importer of South African coal
14 December 2022: The EU is buying more South African coal to replace Russian shipments.

Ukraine Grain Corridor officially extended
14 December 2022: The Black Sea Grain Initiative was officially extended for a further 120 days, starting on 19 November, as agreed by the parties to the Initiative.

A-rating for Konecranes climate work
13 December 2022: Konecranes has received an A- rating in CDP's annual climate program in recognition of its ambitious efforts.

Solid support from coal trade
13 December 2022: Seaborne coal trade has been a beneficiary this year of turmoil in global energy markets, and may continue to derive further advantages next year also.

Positive week for Capesize market
12 December 2022: The Capesize market was positive over the week, rising in excess of $1,200 to close at $13,957.

Harbor Lab secures €6.1 million in seed funding to help shipping companies better manage port expenses
09 December 2022:

Large crane orders for MacGregor
09 December 2022: MacGregor has received two large orders for heavy-duty cranes and electric transloading cranes

INTERCARGO Statement on IMO Decarbonisation Ambitions
08 December 2022: INTERCARGO continues to fully support the ambition to achieve net zero emission shipping by 2050. It is important to stress, however, that this goal can only be achieved by providing the shipping industry with alternative zero carbon fuels.

Oldendorff: CII is not the answer.
08 December 2022: IMO's new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) regulations (MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 28) will not help the environment and may in many cases actually lead to higher rather than lower emissions.

Bring quality to the packaging process of your product
07 December 2022:

ICHCA publishes 'Seaborne Ammonium Nitrate Safety'
07 December 2022: Global cargo handling association ICHCA International (ICHCA) focusses on helping ships transporting ammonium nitrate to manage risks in a whitepaper detailing guidance for fire prevention and mitigation.

SOHAR Port announces strong dry bulk growth
07 December 2022: As the rapidly growing complex continues to transform the Sultanate’s burgeoning maritime and logistics industries, dry bulk volume grew by 38% to almost 11.8 million tons...

Changing the skyline of Immingham
06 December 2022: The Port of Immingham’s latest cranage is on its way.

Sennebogen ship unloading in Belgium
06 December 2022: GWS Kraanbedrijf in the Belgian region of Flanders can look back on many years of experience in the provision of bulk and general cargo handling services.

Capesize: One step forward, two steps back
05 December 2022: The Capesize market was in a ‘one step forward, two steps back’ mode this week. The average of the 5 time charter routes eventually settled at $12,598, a decline of $775 week-on-week.

HAVER & BOECKER renames from HAVER Automation to QUAT²RO
05 December 2022:

Silvasti buys Port of Härnösand
05 December 2022: The port of Härnösand is one of the key ports for project logistics in Sweden.

Indian port operator to "electrify" bulk handling
02 December 2022: Bothra Shipping Services Pvt Ltd, (Bothra Shipping), has ordered three fully electric sixth-generation mobile Gottwald port cranes from Konecranes.

MacGregor introduces an electric transloading crane
02 December 2022: As part of its mission to support customers with more sustainable products and solutions, MacGregor is proud to introduce the fully electrically driven heavy-duty transloading crane, with the type name “TCE”.

Strong year for U.S. Great Lakes
01 December 2022: “Grain, iron ore, coal, and general cargo are all exceeding last year’s pace”

BEUMER delivers palletiser to Indonesia
30 November 2022: BEUMER Group delivers palletiser to Indonesian cement manufacturer PT Semen Tonasa

30 November 2022: President of Bruks Siwertell AB, Jonas Fack, discusses the issues relating to supply chain disruptions and need for less waste and faster, safer and more efficient turnarounds in the handling of essential dry bulk commodities.

Port of Mackay completes $4 million project
30 November 2022: North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has completed major infrastructure works at the Port of Mackay.

Singapore welcomes INTERCARGO members
29 November 2022: Singapore Welcomes INTERCARGO Members from Around the World. INTERCARGO’s semi-annual and Annual General meetings took place in Singapore last week for the first time since 2018.

AiP from ClassNK for ammonia fuelled bulker
28 November 2022: Ammonia Fuelled Bulk Carrier Obtained AiP from Classification Society ClassNK

Capesize ends week on high
28 November 2022: The market ended the week on a high as the Atlantic region stepped up its activity and ignited other regions to also build in value.

Liebherr presents new timber truck
28 November 2022: Liebherr presents new LH 26 M Timber Litronic timber truck

Segregation Handling Technology
28 November 2022: Novel and Unique Method to Prediction and Manage Segregation in Hoppers, Silos and Stockpiles

Data Safe House Rotterdam has taken off
25 November 2022: The Data Safe House Rotterdam Foundation was recently formally established and the first exchange of information between major industrial companies and network operators is now under way.

Food Security: EU leads mission of the Food Assistance Convention
24 November 2022: The objective of the visit was to observe the evolution of food security and nutrition in the Grand Sud in recent months, in the context of an ongoing drought, and unprecedented global food insecurity...

GeelongPort sold to US and Australian investment companies
24 November 2022: Stonepeak, a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets, and Spirit Super, an Australian industry super fund, recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Australia’s GeelongPort Pty Ltd

Prince Rupert terminal expansion to double capacity
23 November 2022: Trigon Terminals Set to Nearly Double Terminal Capacity and Advance Green Diversification with New Federal Funding.

Superior plans for epic display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
23 November 2022: Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, is planning to showcase more than 250-tons of its products at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023.

Buttimer - An invaluable asset in bulk handling stockyards
22 November 2022: Dry bulk terminals are used all around the world to handle large quantities of the bulk materials. Stockyards at the terminals are an invaluable part of the dry materials handling process.

Quequén on course for year of record exports
22 November 2022: The Management Consortium of the Argentinian Port of Quequén has revealed that it is on course to record a record throughput in grain exports for 2022.

Safe Bulkers orders additional retrofits of Alfa Laval PureSOx
22 November 2022: In recent years, Greek shipowner Safe Bulkers has retrofitted Alfa Laval PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems on 20 of its bulk carriers...

Wärtsilä significantly reduces Carisbrooke Shipping's CO2 emissions
22 November 2022: Carisbrooke Shipping significantly reduces CO2 emissions with Wärtsilä’s fleet optimisation solution

Brazilian port to have new minerals terminal
21 November 2022: The north-eastern Brazilian Port of Suape is to have a new private use minerals terminal, which will be operated by Planalto Piauí Participações e Empreendimentos S.A.

Digital tool to optimize bulk handling
21 November 2022: Bruks Siwertell is developing an advanced digital tool, Siwertell Smartview, as part of an ongoing research and development (R&D) strategy. Designed to optimize the productivity and profitability of dry bulk handling operations.

Uneventful week for bulk shipping
21 November 2022: The Capesize market had little cheer this week as rates subsided throughout the week, albeit on the back of reasonable fixing activity.

Corpus Christi first to achieve Texas Cyberstar Certification
18 November 2022: The Port of Corpus Christi becomes first port authority in state to achieve Texas Cyberstar Certificate Program Approval

Mixed prospects for grain and soya trade
18 November 2022: Headwinds facing commodity imports into countries around the world are intensifying amid restraints on economic activity.

Putin wants to increase grain exports to poorer countries
18 November 2022: Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, says that grain supplies should be increased to the poorest countries. He pointed out that exports from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus are currently being mediated by both Turkey and the United Nations.

Port Canaveral to acquire second LHM 600
17 November 2022: Port Canaveral has agreed to purchase another mobile harbour crane from the Liebherr Group to serve the Port’s growing cargo operations

Celtic Freeport consortium announce chair to spearhead bid
16 November 2022: Successful technology investor and experienced in the metals and mining sector Roger Maggs MBE, has been chosen by the bid partners as the chair of the Celtic Freeport consortium.

Mobidock™ a Revolutionary 60,000m² Scalable Floating Port
16 November 2022: National Ports Unveils the Mobidock™ a Revolutionary 60,000m² Scalable Floating Port to Rapidly Expand Global Port Capacity

SENNEBOGEN: Green Heart of Bauma 2022
15 November 2022: Record-breaking event for SENNEBOGEN in every respect.

Port of Arendal adds LHM 550 with E-Drive
14 November 2022: The new Liebherr mobile harbour crane type LHM 550 is the largest mobile harbour crane in South Norway

Shipping rates overall see little improvement
14 November 2022: The Baltic Exchange weekly report.

Urgent action required for EU Fertilizer industry
14 November 2022: EU fertilizer industry calls for more comprehensive long-term strategy to improve current conditions

Algoma to exceed expectations in 2022
11 November 2022: Strong market demand and solid operating performance positions Algoma to exceed expectations in 2022

Diana Shipping takes delivery of Ultramax vessel
10 November 2022: ATHENS, GREECE, November 3, 2022 – Diana Shipping has taken delivery of the m/v DSI Phoenix (formerly “STH Chiba”), a 2017 built Ultramax dry bulk vessel of 60,456 dwt.

First MHC with dual power in Estonia
10 November 2022: First harbour crane with dual power in Estonia starts operations at HHLA TK Estonia's terminal.

Suction sails for MMSL Panamax
10 November 2022: Japanese giant Marubeni picks bound4blue’s suction sails to power its Panamax bulk carrier

GAC extends European footprint
09 November 2022: GAC extends European footprint with new office in Algeciras, Spain in response to growing customer demand

South Africa plans for national shipping line
09 November 2022: A pre-draft of the South African Shipping Company Bill 2022 has been published by the country’s Department of Transport with the object of establishing the country’s first national carrier.

Sandvik completes acquisition of SP Mining
08 November 2022: Sandvik completes the acquisition of the mining part of Schenck Process Group.

Two stationary unloading machines for one steel mill
08 November 2022: With Innofreight technology, DB Cargo AG achieved a milestone in green logistics with the world’s leading steel and mining group ArcelorMittal.

Another tough week for the shipping markets
07 November 2022: The past week has had a negative trend overall, but closed up by the end.

NYK to order two LNG-fueled large coal carriers
07 November 2022: This ship order is a part of a bulk carrier fleet development aimed at achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the NYK Group's oceangoing businesses by 2050.

Pre-feasibility study for Port N’diago
07 November 2022: HPC Hamburg Port Consulting (HPC) will identify investment requirements for port operation, the connection by rail to the hinterland and for a dry port terminal.

Barnacle-free success with Selektope® antifouling coatings
04 November 2022: I-Tech develops new way to integrate Selektope® into antifouling coatings.

Robe River JV partners celebrate 50th anniversary
03 November 2022: Representatives of the Robe River Joint Venture partners, Rio Tinto, Mitsui and Nippon Steel, gathered in Perth recently to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the venture’s first shipment...

Shipbrokers IFCHOR and Galbraiths set to merge
03 November 2022: International shipbrokers IFCHOR and Galbraiths have agreed to merge and are in the final stages of completing a share for share agreement which is expected to close in the next few weeks.

Cleveland Cascades to supply iron ore loading system
02 November 2022: Cleveland Cascades are in the final stages preparing for the departure of another Iron Ore loading system to be used in conjunction with our customers mobile ship loader.

Maximum efficiency for CSL’s new bulk carrier
02 November 2022: Techsol Marine has teamed up with world-leading power electronics supplier Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch to further develop its smart electrical distribution system for ships.

FLSmidth announces strategic change to enhance long-term profitability
01 November 2022: FLSmidth announces strategic change to enhance long-term profitability and accelerate growth in the core Mining business. Synergy target is raised and accelerated, and financial guidance for 2022 is updated.

Safe arrival of Bedeschi shiploaders and eco-hopper
01 November 2022: Unloading operations of Bedeschi two shiploaders and one echopper that have been shipped fully erected from Jabel Ali port to Ghana Takoradi Port.

Increased demand needed for shipping market
31 October 2022: The Capesize market is in need of a large cargo injection to rally rates in the run-up to the end of the year.

Rotterdam and Gothenburg announce green corridor initiative
28 October 2022: Ports of Rotterdam and Gothenburg announce green corridor initiative for sustainable shipping

Siwertell ship loader for dust free cement handling in Indonesia
27 October 2022: Bruks Siwertell has won a contract to supply a Siwertell screw-type ship loader for cement handling operations in Tuban, on the Indonesian island of Java.

ABB and FLSmidth collaborate towards carbon-neutral mining
26 October 2022: ABB and FLSmidth to collaborate to investigate how to improve environmental performance, safety and productivity for the mining industry.

CN sets new grain record
26 October 2022: Best week ever for grain movement

New Inmarsat Fleet Xpress to meet data demand
26 October 2022: Modular product offerings to enable shipping companies to pay only for what they use, offering increased choice, flexibility, value, and best-in-class connectivity.

Rio Tinto partnership to decarbonise RTFT operations in Québec
26 October 2022: Rio Tinto partners with Government of Canada to decarbonise RTFT operations in Québec and boost critical minerals processing

North Sea Port sees strong growth in dry bulk
25 October 2022: During the first nine months of this year, the North Sea Port companies recorded transhipment of goods by sea of nearly 57 million tonnes.

Major shift in Rotterdam trade flow
24 October 2022: Throughput for Rotterdam remained at the same level as last year, with underlying major differences.

Mixed week for shipping market
24 October 2022: Weekly shipping roundup from The Baltic Exchange

Port Canaveral signs agreement for second mobile harbour crane
24 October 2022: State-of-the-art crane will expand lift handling capabilities, accommodate growing diversity of cargo business

Antwerp-Bruges sees increased coal demand
21 October 2022: Growth in the dry bulk segment (+21.5%) is primarily fuelled by growth in the transport of coal

Faster, simpler, more comprehensive: Conti+ 2.0 with additional functions and user-friendly interface
21 October 2022:

Port of Dover operates Liebherr LHMs powered by HVO
21 October 2022: Liebherr mobile harbour cranes support logistical efforts at the Port of Dover, right along the world’s busiest shipping lane, the Strait of Dover.

Salt handling challenges overcome with ease
21 October 2022: Handling salt is uniquely challenging. It is highly corrosive, which tends to result in additional wear-and-tear to dry bulk material handling, transportation and storage systems.

Dunkirk terminal operator acquires new Liebherr crane
20 October 2022: Multipurpose terminal operator BARRA SNM will use the new crane for breakbulk, heavy loads, agribulks and mineral bulks at its terminal in Dock Basin 6 in Dunkirk

Mitsui deliver first cargo vessel equipped with wind technology
19 October 2022: SHOFU MARU, world's first cargo vessel equipped with 'Wind Challenger' hard sail.

Nectar Bagging Machines in Action.
18 October 2022: Aerial views of Nectar Bagging Machines in Senegal

Sennebogen to exhibit material handing giant
18 October 2022: At bauma 2022, SENNEBOGEN will be presenting the largest material handler ever exhibited at a bauma: the 885 G series.

Flat week for dry bulk shipping
17 October 2022: Weekly shipping roundup from The Baltic Exchange

Zoutman to build the world's most advanced salt tower at North Sea Port
17 October 2022: Zoutman is to erect the world's tallest and most modern production tower for sea salt at its Ghent Kluizendok site in North Sea Port.

Breaking the Cycle: Today’s Dry Bulk Market Through the Prism of the 1980s
14 October 2022: Of all the market cycles of the past 50 years it could be argued that comparisons with the boom dry bulk freight market of 1980 are particularly relevant from a number of angles.

Identifying and Addressing Conveyor Idler Issues
13 October 2022: Author: R. Todd Swinderman, P.E. / CEO Emeritus / Martin Engineering

Nor-Shipping fires starting gun on 2023 industry awards
13 October 2022: Nor-Shipping has announced that nominations are now open for its 2023 awards programme, with the Next Generation Ship Award, the Young Entrepreneur Award and the Ocean Solutions Award up for grabs.

NORDEN raises expectations for the full-year result
12 October 2022: NORDEN raises its expectations for the full-year result, and now expects profit for 2022 in the range of USD 650-730 million, up from USD 560-640 million.

Vessels moving through the Ukraine ‘Grain Corridor’
11 October 2022: So far, in excess of 622,000 tonnes of wheat have left Ukraine through the so-called ‘Grain Corridor’.

Europe seeks alternatives to Russian coal
11 October 2022: The EU has totally banned Russian coal imports as of 10 August, at a time when the international coal market is already in a very tight situation.

AntwerpXL - “Decisions are made here”
10 October 2022: Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of delegates from the international breakbulk community descended on the home of European breakbulk for AntwerpXL 2022.

Capesize inched higher with increased market activity
10 October 2022: Weekly shipping roundup from The Baltic Exchange

Rulmeca calling at Bauma 2022
10 October 2022: 2022 can certainly be defined as a very important year for the Rulmeca company, which reaches the milestone of its first 60 years.

Restraints on dry bulk trade growth
07 October 2022: During recent months signs of restraints on commodity trade imports into numerous countries have multiplied.

New fertiliser deal for Immingham
06 October 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator has signed a new long-term agreement with Thomas Bell & Sons Ltd, the UK’s largest privately owned fertiliser importer.

New shiploader delivered to Milwaukee
06 October 2022: A significant piece of loading equipment was recently delivered to Port Milwaukee for The DeLong Co., Inc. agricultural maritime export facility.

Port of Rotterdam presents future scenarios for 2050
06 October 2022: ?The world is changing rapidly. More than ever, our future is uncertain. Especially now, it is important to prepare by exploring this future.

New project in Morocco for Bedeschi
05 October 2022: OCP, the world leader in phosphates, has chosen Bedeschi once again as material handling partner for a new project.

New state-of-the-art Liebherr crane for La Coruňa
05 October 2022: The Pérez Torres Marítima terminal at Punta Langosteira, in the Spanish port of La Coruna, has put a new LHM 550 into operation

TimberLINK project strengthens Ayrshire timber industry cluster
04 October 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, is proud to celebrate the renewal of its long-term contract with the sustainable TimberLINK service at its Ports of Ayr and Troon.

Capesize market failed to push through to higher values
03 October 2022: Weekly shipping roundup from The Baltic Exchange

Italian terminal orders Gen 6 Konecranes Gottwald MHC
03 October 2022: North Italian terminal orders Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane to lift productivity and eco-efficiency

Mugharraq Port welcomes first international shipment
03 October 2022: Recent Certification Enables Port to Receive International and Local Vessels including container feeders, bulk and break-bulk carriers

World Maritime Day Message Must Extend Beyond the Boundaries of Shipping
03 October 2022: Never has the theme of this year’s World Maritime Day - ‘New technologies for greener shipping’ - been so in tune with the focus of the ship owning community, says INTERCARGO.

IOMSR strikes four ship deal with MX Bulk
30 September 2022: The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is expanding its fleet after securing a new deal with fellow Isle of Man based ship owner MX Bulk.

Global breakbulk industry prepares for AntwerpXL
29 September 2022: Thousands of industry professionals will come together for next week’s AntwerpXL, breakbulk’s most important event, at the Antwerp Expo, Belgium, 4-6 October 2022.

Solid partners join forces and consolidate conveyor expertise
29 September 2022: Muller Beltex BV, V.A.V. Aandrijvingen BV and Germany based Bechtel GmbH have announced their strategic alliance.

Polaris Shipping trio opt for Nippon Paint Marine
28 September 2022: Polaris Shipping, one of South Korea’s largest bulk carrier operators, has specified Nippon Paint Marine hull and hold coatings for a trio of Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOC).

Siwertell's improved screw-conveyor lifetimes
28 September 2022: How long does new equipment last? Improved lifetimes deliver direct cost savings.

Bedeschi belts conveyor and shiploader in Oman
27 September 2022: Bedeschi is proud to have contributed to the project for QPMC and Al Sarh Trading Co. in Oman

P&OML takes possession of new bespoke vessels
27 September 2022: P&OML takes possession of new bespoke vessels designed to support copper export in Papua New Guinea

SAFEEN Feeders and Invictus Investment to Own and Operate Five Dry Bulk Vessels
27 September 2022: AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN Feeders has signed a major agreement with Invictus Investment to launch a new international dry bulk shipping service.

Verstegen Grijpers: a grab for any purpose
27 September 2022: More than 10,000 Verstegen grabs are in operation in more than 100 countries worldwide.

A week of market positivity
26 September 2022: The market continued to lurch its way upward as rates strengthened in flurries with numerous drawdowns along the way. The 5TC closed the week at $18,293 with strong positive sentiment remaining.

AAL named "Ship Operator of the Year"
26 September 2022: AAL Shipping has been named the ‘Ship Operator of the Year’ at the annual Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) Awards night, held in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday 22nd September.

Liebherr sends three additional LHMs to Spanish terminals
26 September 2022: Liebherr sends three additional LHMs to Noatum terminals in Spain, the first crane arrived on January 5, 2022. Three new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes are joining the fleet at Noatum port terminals in Castellon, Sagunto and Tarragona.

Euroports inaugurates new Liebherr crane for Porto Maghera
23 September 2022: Euroports has just inaugurated a new Liebherr 550 crane in the Porto Maghera area near Venice.

Doubts about coal trade growth
22 September 2022: Despite some positive signs continuing, adverse influences affecting commodity imports around the world have become more prominent.

Gdynia and Riga Freeport sign memorandum on coal
22 September 2022: Gdynia Port Authority and Riga Freeport have signed a Memorandum of Intent that will pave the way to enable greater co-operation between them.

Inauguration for new Saudi multi-purpose port
21 September 2022: His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bin Nasser inaugurates the Port of Jazan City.

Nor-Shipping halls selling out
21 September 2022: Nor-Shipping has confirmed that much of the exhibition space for its 2023 show has already been booked, as Switzerland books first ever pavilion.

Capesize takes advantage of rising tide
20 September 2022: Weekly dry bulk report from The Baltic Exchange

Port of Middlesbrough expands dry bulk business
20 September 2022: AV Dawson, owner and operator of Port of Middlesbrough has acquired the dry bulk business, Cobra Middlesbrough, as part of its strategic investment and expansion plans. Salt stocks at Cobra Middlesbrough, an 8-acre site recently acquired by AV Dawson

Construction of permanent transhipment in Mercuriushaven, Amsterdam begins
16 September 2022: Mercuriushaven gets a permanent buoy setup, which allows ships to transfer their cargo ship-to-board. That will be faster, safer and cleaner.

NEOGUARD hold protection reduces routine maintenance for ‘Starnes’
16 September 2022: Starnes, delivered from the Chengxi Shipyard in 2020, was delivered with a full range of Nippon Paint Marine protective coating and antifouling systems.

AD Ports successfully completes first International acquisition
15 September 2022: AD Ports Group Completes Acquisition of Majority Stakes in Egypt’s Transmar and Transcargo International (TCI)

Emergency EU measures needed immediately to protect European steel industry
14 September 2022: Emergency EU measures needed immediately to overcome life-threatening energy crisis for European steel industry

Hempel coats 3000 ships with flagship hull coating
14 September 2022: 3000 applications of Hempel’s Hempaguard hull coating equal a CO2 saving of 27 million tonnes

SENNEBOGEN presents new battery-powered material handler
14 September 2022: SENNEBOGEN has developed the battery-powered 30 t electric material handler 825 Electro Battery, which allows completely emission-free working.

AAL triumphs again at AFLAS awards
13 September 2022: AAL Shipping (AAL), has been named ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ at the 2022 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards.

Continental acquisition expands range of services in Sweden
13 September 2022: Continental has acquired the conveyor and maintenance company Vulk & Montage, based in Karlstad, Sweden.

Hiab launches full range of railway loader cranes
13 September 2022: Hiab, part of Cargotec, launches a new advanced HIAB railway loader crane range with the advanced SPACEevo control system.

TimberLINK project strengthens Ayrshire timber industry
13 September 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, is proud to celebrate the renewal of its long-term contract with the sustainable TimberLINK service at its Ports of Ayr and Troon.

ABB and Wallenius launch digital fleet support service
12 September 2022: Fleet support center OVERSEA, developed by ABB and Wallenius Marine, will help shipping companies improve environmental, technical and voyage performance

After months of blockades, grain from Ukraine arrives at North Sea Port
12 September 2022: Resumption of grain and seed shipments from Ukraine to Euro-Silo at North Sea Port

Mixed fortunes for the shipping market
12 September 2022: Weekly dry bulk report from The Baltic Exchange

Europe’s fertilizer industry victim of EU’s energy chaos
09 September 2022: Rocketing gas prices have led to curtailment or shutdown of majority of European fertilizer production.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1926 - 2022
09 September 2022: Thank you Ma'am.

"K" Line releases Seawing technology video
08 September 2022: An automated kite system harnessing natural wind power for GHG reduction

AntwerpXL 2022 – Breakbulk conference programme announced
08 September 2022: AntwerpXL returns in 2022 and will bring the breakbulk community together again to showcase innovative technology, overcome industry challenges, and make connections.

ABP signs new contract with ADM Fertiliser
07 September 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP) welcomes long term customer ADM’s fertiliser division to the Humber in a new contract.

New silos and flat store begin operating at Tilbury's Grain Teminal
07 September 2022: The Port of Tilbury’s Grain Terminal has completed major construction works with the commissioning of ten, 30 metre tall, steel silos and a flat store with a combined storage capacity of 36,000 tonnes.

VPS launches CORE software to close the emissions gap for shipowners
07 September 2022: VPS-owned Yxney Maritime has launched its CORE emissions tracking software aimed at enabling low-carbon shipping players to reach their green goals and gain a competitive edge...

Cleveland Cascades Complete Refurbishment Works For Phillips 66 – Immingham
06 September 2022: Cleveland Cascades Ltd. commissioning engineers have recently returned from Immingham where they were assisting one of their long standing customers, Phillips 66.

Port Tampa Bay to expand bulk berths
06 September 2022: Port Tampa Bay will receive $12.6 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to expand and diversify a berth at fast-growing Port Redwing.

Capesize market continues to struggle as demand for iron ore remains weak
05 September 2022: Vessels in the Atlantic have had difficulties finding cargo, while those available have been fought over with prices diving as a result.

MoorMaster automated mooring completes one million moorings
05 September 2022: MoorMaster replaces hazardous conventional mooring lines with remotely operated automated vacuum pads that moor and release vessels in seconds at the push of a button.

New Wood-Chip Carrier for Marusumi Paper Co.
05 September 2022: On August 23, Stellar Harmony, a dedicated wood-chip carrier, was delivered at the shipyard of Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd., a member of the Imabari Shipbuilding Group.

Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch signs landmark marine supply contract
05 September 2022: The first order for 16 machines, each with a power output of over 4 MW, will be installed as permanent magnet shaft generators (PMSGs) for dry cargo container vessels.

Newcastle NSW opens new container and bulk services capabilities
02 September 2022: Port of Newcastle, the largest deepwater port on Australia’s East Coast, this week commissioned two new mobile harbour cranes as part the Port’s ongoing commitment to diversification and a sustainable future.

Next-Gen navigation and piloting solutions for Peel Ports
02 September 2022: Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure supplies its advanced, highly accurate navigation and piloting solutions for pilotage applications, to facilitate the safe and efficient berthing of vessels...

MacGregor receives €43m orders for heavy-lift cranes
01 September 2022: MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received two significant orders for heavy lift cranes.

Batten Down the Hatches for the 2022 Storm Season
31 August 2022: This year’s Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be more fearsome than most; but there is plenty that operators can do to protect their investments, and Bruks Siwertell stands ready to assist.

Belledune signs MOU with Niedersachsen Ports Wilhelmshaven, Germany
31 August 2022: Collaboration on the movement of dry and liquid bulk commodities, and manufactured products, between Canada and Germany, with a focus on clean fuels and green products.

Liebherr launches the first all-electric transshipment crane
31 August 2022: Video: The beginning of a new era!

Liebherr Transform: unleash the full potential
31 August 2022: Liebherr Transform is the new upgrade, modification and overhaul service that has a tailor-made solution for customer needs.

TBA Group's logistics expertise elevates greenfield bulk cargo operations at Chilean port
31 August 2022: Terminal Graneles del Norte S.A. (TGN) of Puerto Angamos in Chile has requested TBA Group to review and validate the planning of a greenfield area located close to TGN’s existing bulk pier.

Capesize market continues to struggle
30 August 2022: The Capesize market is going through a rough period as trading pushed valuations into untenable sub-operating expense territory over the week.

Stellium and Voyager Portal Announce Partnership
25 August 2022: Stellium and Voyager Portal have announced a first of its kind partnership to bring a fully integrated SAP TM and Bulk shipping operations platform to global markets.

Amsterdam becomes member of responsible soy initiative
24 August 2022: The Port of Amsterdam recently became a member of the Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS), an initiative that aims to make the soy chain more sustainable.

NAVTOR rewrites e-Navigation rulebook
23 August 2022: Maritime technology company NAVTOR has launched what it believes to be a “transformational tool” for navigators, with the introduction of an advanced auto-routeing module to its NavStation digital chart table.

Up from the deep!
23 August 2022: AAL lifts two sunken tugs from the bottom of the Mersey River in Tasmania, that had been sunk by a cement carrier earlier in the year.

Advanced Alumina ship unloading with Siwertell
22 August 2022: Trimet France needed a new ship unloading solution for its alumina-handling facility in Marseille, France. After leasing an older model, Trimet decided to order its own Siwertell next-generation road-mobile unloader.

Capesize market contiunes to soften
22 August 2022: The Capesize market continued to soften this week leaving little ambiguity about the state of the market as the 5TC posted at a low of $6,267 on Friday.

Fluxys, ArcelorMittal Belgium and North Sea Port move forward to foster decarbonisation in Belgium
22 August 2022: Fluxys, ArcelorMittal Belgium and North Sea Port have started a feasibility study for the Ghent Carbon Hub project...

Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift ship crane
22 August 2022: Liebherr expands heavy lift ship crane portfolio with new 800-tonnes crane

Progress report - Black Sea Grain Initiative
19 August 2022: Progress report 1-15 August

GBRf to support UK’s automotive industry by moving 315kt of aggregate by rail
18 August 2022: GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced the commencement of a new service to move aggregates from Shap Summit Quarry to Battleship Wharf in North Blyth.

CRS enjoying success with containerized bulk
17 August 2022: As the world starts to recover from the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Container Rotation Systems (CRS) is enjoying success, with the award of contracts for a number of new domestic projects...

igus develops the world’s first driven e-chain system for long travels
17 August 2022: Almost no limits on long travels, high dynamics, long running times — these are the characteristics that distinguish the innovative igus drive-chain

More grain trade weakness foreseen
17 August 2022: Constraints on imports into many countries have become a more obvious feature of commodity markets during recent months...

Diana Shipping expands fleet
16 August 2022: Diana Shipping Inc. announces the acquisition of nine Ultramax dry bulk vessels from Sea Trade Holdings Inc.

Klaipeda Manifesto: Blue Economy Conference 2022
16 August 2022: Cross off 15-16 September in your calendar for the Klaipeda Manifesto: Blue Economy Conference.

Metso Outotec awarded major conveyor order in the Americas
16 August 2022: Metso Outotec has been awarded an order for a large belt conveyor package for delivery to a mining customer in the Americas.

Thorden shaft bearing technology for US "Laker"
16 August 2022: Mark W. Barker Bulker Operational with Thordon's Robust RiverTough Bearing

Capesize market continues to dwell in the doldrums
15 August 2022: The Capesize market continues to dwell in the doldrums as any attempts to spark a rally were quickly dealt a hammer blow as the 5TC closed the week at $10,898.

Port of Ipswich No.1 for UK Agribulk Exports
15 August 2022: ABP’s Port of Ipswich has retained its place as the number one export port for agricultural products for the 17th year in a row, beating London, Bristol and Belfast to claim the title.

Host reaches another draft milestone
12 August 2022: Host sails first vessekl on the Mississippi River with 50ft draft.

A. P. Moller - Maersk to acquire Danish company Martin Bencher Group
11 August 2022: A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) has reached an agreement to acquire Martin Bencher Group, a Denmark-based project logistics company with premium capabilities within non-containerised project logistics.

Pacific Basin generate record interim results
11 August 2022: Pacific Basin Shipping Limited, one of the world’s leading dry bulk shipping companies, has announced the results of the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended 30 June 2022.

Stromag braking system helps Indian port crane keep materials flowing
11 August 2022: Port cranes have a difficult and demanding job, unloading thousands of tonnes of goods from ships around the clock...

Vostochnaya Mining installs largest main coal conveyor belt
11 August 2022: The Eastern Mining Co. is installing a main coal conveyor belt connecting the Solntsevsky coal mine with the coal seaport of Shakhtersk.

AS RIKON – more than half a century’s experience in lifting and transport
08 August 2022:

Bedeschi mobile eco-hopper being tested
08 August 2022: Site update video.

Dry Bulk Market: Capesize had a forgettable week for owners as rates slipped away
08 August 2022: The Capesize market had a forgettable week for owners as rates slipped away, closing the week below $15,000 on the 5TC.

"K" LINE strengthens relations with JSW Steel
04 August 2022: “K” LINE successfully signs multiple mid-long term CVCs with one of India's largest steel makers, JSW Steel Ltd.

Klaveness: We can get to zero if we all work together
03 August 2022: Each year, the Klaveness summer intern program invites shipping’s next generation to join them for eight weeks to apply their minds to an assigned project.

Smart Green Shipping announces £5m investment into FastRig wing sail technology
03 August 2022: Three-year project backed by the Scottish Government and industry will develop and test fully automated, emission-reduction sail technology that can be retrofitted to merchant ships.

Construction of new multipurpose bulk terminal at San Pedro Port, Côte d’Ivoire
02 August 2022: RMB funds greenfield dry bulk port concession

IMO welcomes first ship departure under Black Sea Grain Initiative
02 August 2022: The M/V Razoni is the first commercial ship to leave Ukraine’s port of Odesa since 26 February 2022.

Conveyor technology of horizontal curves or turns
01 August 2022: You operate a conveyor with turns? This article reveals the rules of the art!

Dry Bulk Market: Capesize loses ground throughout week
01 August 2022: The Capesize market lost ground throughout the week with the average of the five time charter routes trending down from $21,526 on Monday to $17,255 on Friday.

Inchcape acquires Kennedy Hunter port agency in Belgium
01 August 2022: Inchcape Shipping Services Holdings Limited (Inchcape) registered in England, has signed an agreement to acquire Kennedy Hunter NV in Belgium from Conti-Lines Group (formerly Conti7).

HAROPA PORT continues its growth in 2022
29 July 2022: Improved results in 2022 compared to 2021 despite dry bulk downturn.

Rotterdam half-year report 2022
28 July 2022: Total throughput slightly higher despite declining trade with Russia

APM Terminals highlights MoorMaster’s role in port decarbonization
27 July 2022: Cavotec will support the decarbonisation at APM Terminals MedPort Tangier by providing its next generation vacuum mooring system MoorMaster NxG

Bedeschi awarded major contract in Ghana
27 July 2022: The scope of the project is the supply of handling equipment and services for bauxite and manganese in export and clinker in import.

Solar panels to reduce emissions at BHP Nickel West
27 July 2022: The first solar panels have started being installed this week at BHP’s massive solar farm at Leinster Nickel Operation in the Northern Goldfields.

Cargotec announce record quarter in H2 report
26 July 2022: All time high comparable operating profit, Record quarter for services and Hiab, Orders received and order book at a new record

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports Down 1% During June
26 July 2022: Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 65.9 million tonnes (Mt) for June 2022.

Angolan Ministry awards Lobito Corridor railway concession
25 July 2022: The Ministry of Transport of the Government of Angola has announced the award of the concession tender for rail services and logistics support for the Lobito Corridor...

CASTALOOP USA Expands Cargo Handling Operations to U.S. Inland Waterways
25 July 2022: CASTALOOP USA, Inc., a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc., announced the opening of a new terminal operation located in Lemont (IL).

Dry Bulk: Week 29 / 2022
25 July 2022: A mixed week for the Capesize sector, but it ended on a positive note.

Harnessing data can tackle ballast water quality
25 July 2022: Harnessing data can tackle the ballast water quality challenge, says Optimarin

A new record for coal shipment set by Port of Shakhtersk
22 July 2022: According to the results of June, the enterprise shipped 2.15 million t of coal to ships, which is 16% higher than the previous record.

Metso Outotec’s Half-Year Report
22 July 2022: Metso Outotec Corporation’s stock exchange release on July 22, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. EEST

"K" Line to install "Seawing" technology
21 July 2022: "K" Line has decided to install ‘Seawing’, an automatic kite system developed by AIRSEAS SAS Ltd, on two of its capesize bulkers, and has now signed the contract for the purchase of three additional units.

AAL provides solution for shiploader & berth replacement
20 July 2022: AAL Shipping’s longstanding ‘Asia to Australia East & West Coast Liner Services’ successfully delivered a series of five project cargo shipments from China to Eastern Australia for a major brownfields coal project in Mackay, Queensland.

BHP to receive worlds first carbon neutral conveyor belt
20 July 2022: China’s Wuxi Boton announced the world's first carbon neutral conveyor belts for delivery to BHP’s Spence copper mine in Chile in August as part of an exclusive pilot project between the two companies.

CEMEX Unveil Next Generation Cement Packaging
20 July 2022: At CEMEX UK’s Rugby Cement plant a new state-of-the-art bagging line is now operational.

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels (Edition2.0)"
20 July 2022: Adding specific safety requirements for ammonia-fueled ships.

Bedeschi stacker for Peruvian Mining Co.
19 July 2022: Site update of the stacker STK33/1000 Bedeschi S.p.a. manufactured for a Peruvian mining company active in the extraction, processing and commercialization of iron ore.

BHP Operational Review
19 July 2022: BHP have released their Operational Review for the year ended 30 June 2022.

It takes two to tango
19 July 2022: The Port of Esbjerg is a long-standing partner of Liebherr and has recently ordered a second LHM 800.

Dry Bulk: Week 28 / 2022
18 July 2022: Firmer sentiment across both basins pushed the Capesize 5TC route average above the $20,000 threshold this week, closing at $24,209.

Immingham welcomes first shipment of fly ash
18 July 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, welcomed its first shipment of conditioned pulverised fly ash (CPFA) at the Port of Immingham.

Imperial Logistics marks 50 years of operations at Fürth
18 July 2022: DP World’s Imperial Logistics International marks 50 years of operations at the port of Fürth

Port of Antwerp-Bruges: slight growth in 1H
15 July 2022: Geopolitical and macroeconomic context heavily impact figures, but strong growth in both dry bulk and breakbulk.

“K” Line signs MoU on decarbonization research
14 July 2022: “K” Line Group starts collaborative research on Decarbonization with Emirates Global Aluminium

Breakbulk’s Biggest Names to Exhibit at AntwerpXL 2022
14 July 2022: Over 150 major players from the global breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries will exhibit at AntwerpXL, when the event returns to the Antwerp Expo, Belgium from 4-6 October.

TBA Group and Peel Ports Group extend 23-year relationship
14 July 2022: TBA Group is pleased to announce that Peel Ports Group have signed a framework agreement that will see their Terminal Management Software, CommTrac V4, deployed across four key bulk terminals in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Baherden Cement places order for AUMUND machines
13 July 2022: Turkish plant construction machinery manufacturer Bilim Makina A.S. has ordered various machines and Silo Discharge Gates from AUMUND Fördertechnik for a new kiln line at Baherden Cement in Turkmenistan.

Berge Bulk vessels to receive Anemoi Rotor Sails
13 July 2022: Berge Bulk vessels to receive Anemoi Rotor Sails in its move towards a zero-emission fleet

Flexiwaggon to help reduce road emissions
13 July 2022: Sweden’s Flexiwaggon will deliver a complete set of its unique railway wagons to the Austrian transport company CRD GmbH.

Celebrating 110 years of the Port of Immingham
12 July 2022: Associated British Ports (ABP), the largest port group in the UK, will open the Port of Immingham to the public on Saturday 23rd July, as it celebrates its 110th anniversary.

PREMAS® 4.0: Predictive Maintenance Solution by AUMUND
12 July 2022: The digital Service, PREMAS® 4.0 Predictive Maintenance Solution, which was launched at the beginning of 2021, has already proved its viability in practice in many installations all over the world.

U-Ming christens new eco bulk carrier
12 July 2022: Christening of U-Ming’s Eco-Friendly Post Panamax Bulk Carrier “M.V. Cemtex Dominance”

Dry Bulk: Week 27 / 2022
11 July 2022: Overall the Capesize market was active in both basins, especially with more fixtures reported from the North Atlantic in midweek.

Helping an industry to set sail.
11 July 2022: In response to rapidly growing demand, SSPA expands its services in maritime wind propulsion and introduces the new business segment “Wind-Powered Ships”

North Sea Port sees transhipment rise by 10%
11 July 2022: In the first quarter of 2022, North Sea Port recorded 37.5 million tons of seaborne freight transhipment. That is 3.5 million tons more than in the same period in 2021, an increase of 10.3%.

IMGS opens new multipurpose terminal in Dubai
08 July 2022: This latest IMGS Terminal has been designed to store a full variety of bulk and breakbulk cargos: wheat, rice, pulses, feeds, fertilizers, and more!

ABP embraces innovation and sustainability in Keeping Britain Trading
07 July 2022: ABP’s Annual Review 2022

Electric Barge will reduce emissions by 95%
06 July 2022: Avatar Logistics and Jehander are planning for a new electric barge ship for transporting sand and gravel within the Stockholm region.

Port of Grimsby launches 1m sq ft development site
06 July 2022: The UK’s leading ports group, Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched an 89-acre site at the Port of Grimsby which is capable of supporting 1.16m sq ft of development.

Bowen ships first coal from Bluff Mine
05 July 2022: Bowen Coking Coal Ltd has shipped first coal from its Bluff Mine, near Blackwater, as the company establishes itself as Queensland’s next independent metallurgical coal producer.

Long Beach hits milestone in iron ore exports
05 July 2022: The SA Recycling terminal in the Port of Long Beach has topped a total of 2.5 million tons in exports of iron ore since October 2020...

Metso Outotec launches compact-sized Pellet Plant
05 July 2022: Metso Outotec launches its industry-leading pelletizing plant technology in a new, compact size

New cement plant contract for Bedeschi
05 July 2022: MSG Group of Companies has signed an agreement with Bedeschi SPA for the construction of phase 1 of a full cement plant which will take about 18 months with installed production capacity of 700,000 tonnes of cement per annum.

New dry bulk commodity analytics company takes off
05 July 2022: DBX, a new dry bulk commodity analytics firm based in London, officially launched earlier this year having successfully completed Signal Venture’s incubation programme...

Dry Bulk: Week 26 / 2022
04 July 2022: A mild week for the Capesize sector saw rates trundling sideways with small pockets of encouragement.

duisport and Port of Amsterdam join forces
04 July 2022: duisport and Port of Amsterdam join forces in development of green hydrogen value chain and hinterland network

Swire Bulk launches its first SE Asia - Europe service
04 July 2022: Swire Bulk will operate a new liner service between Southeast Asia and Europe, providing their customers with an additional shipping option that complements their tramp service offerings.

Reederei Gerdes orders second Damen Combi Freighter
01 July 2022: German short sea shipping specialist ship owner company Reederei Gerdes signed the order for Damen Cargo Vessels to build a second Combi Freighter 3850

Once again, 2 VIGAN shipunloaders for Transnet Port Terminal
30 June 2022: Once again Transnet Port Terminal (South Africa) continue to trust in VIGAN Engineering’s shipunloaders.

HPC signs contract for PFS of Cigading Port Development
29 June 2022: HPC Signs Contract for Pre-Feasibility Study of Cigading Port Development

$15.5 million funding for Montreal Port Authority
28 June 2022: The Minister for Transport, Ms. Chantal Rouleau, is pleased to announce the allocation of financial assistance of $15,499,000 to the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) to support the construction and repair of marine infrastructure.

Dry Bulk: Week 25 / 2022
27 June 2022: The Capesize market was unable to carry the rally from last week as rates were seen to dip sharply this week with the 5TC down 4901 to $19,875.

Enviva Commemorates First Shipment of Sustainably Sourced Biomass
27 June 2022: Enviva’s Terminal at the Port of Pascagoula is now delivering a low-carbon, renewable, drop-in substitute for fossil fuels to help decarbonize industries and the global economy by mid-century.

Inchcape: "Our greatest asset is our people"
27 June 2022: People power is a vital factor in expediting port calls efficiently in Africa, according to Inchcape Shipping Services’ Area General Manager Adrian Richter.

NightViu premium lighting for the off-highway sector
27 June 2022: More illumination per watt – Continental to offer NightViu premium lighting for the off-highway sector

Rio Tinto Opens Most Technologically Advanced Mine
27 June 2022: Rio Tinto Opens Gudai-Darri, its Most Technologically Advanced Iron Ore Mine

SOHAR Ports signs terminal expansion agreement
24 June 2022: SOHAR Port and Freezone (Oman) has signed an agreement with C. Steinweg Oman LLC (CSO) which will see the General Cargo Terminal Operator expand its storage area with 27 hectares...

Wilhelmsen enters into agreement to acquire Stromme
23 June 2022: Wilhelmsen enters into agreement to acquire Stromme to join forces on cargo hold cleaning and create an even better offering for customers .

£80 million investment programme underway at British Steel
22 June 2022: British Steel has started work on £80 million of investments to enhance its product range and improve operational and environmental performance.

Life of a Sailor
22 June 2022: 65 days sailing on a bulk carrier. The ship brought US Food Aid from Houston Texas to Djibouti Africa. This is Joe Franta's voyage.

Nor-Shipping 2023 focuses on #PartnerShip
22 June 2022: Nor-Shipping has revealed that #PartnerShip will be the main theme of next year’s event, as it looks to enable, support and showcase ways of working together to achieve commercial goals.

Ports to jointly strengthen the St. Lawrence Corridor
22 June 2022: The Port Authorities of Montréal, Québec and Trois-Rivières have announced the creation of a working group to identify and facilitate the implementation of joint initiatives.

ABP Garston – A New Friend Arrives
21 June 2022: Cooper Specialised Handling Ltd, the sales arm of Cooper Group Holdings Ltd, has announced the arrival of the first of two Mantsinen 120M Hybrilift into the ABP Port of Garston near Liverpool.

Autonomous ship operations with launch of SeaQ Remote
21 June 2022: Vard Electro steps up investment for autonomous ship operations with launch of SeaQ Remote

Collaboration between the ports of Rotterdam and Baie-Comeau
21 June 2022: The port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands and the Port of Baie Comeau in Canada have agreed to jointly explore the potential for future growth and development of the Port of Baie-Comeau.

New look for MyLiebherr
21 June 2022: MyLiebherr homepage: new design and features enhance user experience

Wormald Technology joins Shipping Australia
21 June 2022: Wormald Technology is building on its specialisation in supplying and servicing the marine industries with maritime fire detection, gas detection and fire suppression systems, by becoming a member of the peak industry body, Shipping Australia.

Bruks Siwertell completes new cement unloading system
20 June 2022: Bruks Siwertell has completed the installation of a new high-capacity Siwertell ship unloader at Colonial Group’s Georgia Kaolin Terminals, in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

Dry Bulk: Week 24 / 2022
20 June 2022: It was turbulent seas this week as global markets buffeted the Capesize sector.

WinGD and Hyundai Heavy Industries engine development
20 June 2022: WinGD and Hyundai Heavy Industries collaborate on ammonia two-stroke engine development

Antwerp-Bruges NextGen District taking shape
16 June 2022: NextGen District takes shape with players in green hydrogen and circular water use

Konecranes receives order from Venetian port
16 June 2022: Konecranes receives order for Generation 6 Mobile Harbor Crane from Venetian port

Permanent magnets prove an attraction in bulk carrier efficiency
16 June 2022: Proven ABB technologies which deliver significant improvements in bulk carrier propulsion efficiency are rising to the challenges set by escalating fuel prices and IMO regulation under the EEXI scheme.

Belledune reports strong year
15 June 2022: The Belledune Port Authority continues to be a strong economic contributor to northern New Brunswick, reporting a second consecutive year of profitable operations despite the global supply chain slowdown.

Fuel Consumption - The Burning Issue
15 June 2022: Fuel consumption is a burning issue in the race for ship emissions compliance, says study

Western Bulk expecting record first half year
15 June 2022: Western Bulk is expecting record first half year with net profit after tax of USD 37 to 40 million in first half of 22.

Bruks Siwertell - Custom air-cushion conveyor contract
14 June 2022: Bruks Siwertell has won a contract to deliver a new customized air-cushion conveying system to BASF Corporation’s Maricopa agricultural solutions facility in Bapchule, Arizona, USA.

Metso Outotec renews its portable crushers and screeners range
14 June 2022: Metso Outotec is renewing its NW™ Rapid™ portable plant solutions in 250 tph capacity range.

Trelleborg supports shiploader and berth replacement project
14 June 2022: The upgrade of the Hay Point Coal Terminal is set to enhance the operational safety and efficiency of it’s Berth 2A, to withstand future cyclonic weather events and ensure the long term sustainability of the operation.

Dry Bulk: Week 23 / 2022
13 June 2022: The Capesize market softened this week as global market concern’s kept the headwinds coming. The softening of values was felt across all Capesize 5TC routes as the index lowered throughout the week...

Joint Venture: Hansa Meyer ROLI Projects LLC
13 June 2022: Two well established project logistics players started a new JV company to serve the North American project logistics market and their related project owners, EPC companies and suppliers.

MOL Starts Panamax Biofuel Sea Trials
13 June 2022: MOL to Start Sea Trials of Panamax Bulk Carrier "C.S. Olive" Powered by Biofuel

Rio Tinto signs MoU towards carbon-free steelmaking
13 June 2022: Rio Tinto and Salzgitter sign MOU to study using Rio Tinto iron ore in green steelmaking

Towards 2050: Governments must share the load, warns INTERCARGO
13 June 2022: It would be a mistake to place responsibility for meeting IMO’s zero emission shipping targets fully on the shoulders of the shipping industry, warns INTERCARGO...

Billion dollar Houston ship channel expansion starts
10 June 2022: “Partnerships, Progress and Potential” describes Generation-defining Project 11

Mantsinen Group sells business in Russia
09 June 2022: Mantsinen Group has been active in Russia for almost 25 years and ceased export operations to Russia immediately after Russia began a war of aggression into Ukraine.

MOL naming ceremony for ENERGIA AZALEA
09 June 2022: 3rd Vessel of Next-generation Coal Carrier 'EeneX' Series

The new Liebherr mobile harbour crane
09 June 2022: The Liebherr mobile harbour crane series gets ready for the future. The new LHM is more digital, more efficient and impresses with a modern exterior design.

Stream Marine Training proud to announce partnership with Intelligent Seas Group
08 June 2022: Stream Marine Training proud to announce partnership with Intelligent Seas Group to deliver high-quality eLearning and STCW Blended Refresher courses

U-Ming announces strong financial results for 2021
08 June 2022: U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation has today declared a full year cash dividend of NT$3.00 per share on the back of its strong set of financial results for 2021.

Weathernews joins forces with Dataloy Systems
08 June 2022: Weathernews Inc. and Dataloy Systems AS forge data integration partnership that aims to strengthen voyage management with highly accurate weather data in support of lower operational costs and reduced emissions.

BHP awards first wind-fence contract
07 June 2022: BHP awards contract for Australian-first wind fences in Port Hedland

Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville compete infrastructure projects
07 June 2022: The Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville is celebrating the completion of $24 million in infrastructure enhancement projects.

Wärtsilä opens world-leading Sustainable Technology Hub
07 June 2022: Wärtsilä opens world-leading Sustainable Technology Hub to accelerate marine and energy decarbonisation.

Cleveland Cascades To Supply Free Fall System to Chiyoda Port, Indonesia
06 June 2022: The system to be located in Chiyoda Port, Indonesia, is one of the T series Telescopic Tube systems.

Liebherr presents new multi-tine grab
06 June 2022: The new Liebherr five-tine grab GMM 50-5: Clever design for machine classes from 35 to 55 tonnes

Trois-Rivières - A Strong and Agile Port Community
06 June 2022: The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) held its annual general assembly recently, which was an opportunity to review the results for 2021 and to highlight the exceptional contribution of the Trois-Rivières port community.

First fully electric Liebherr crane (LPS420E) in Europe
03 June 2022: The electric LPS420E is the fourth new crane in the Euroports German fleet, and it is equipped with the latest technology

Mailiao Power Plant signs repeat service contract
02 June 2022: Bruks Siwertell has secured a repeat original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service contract that will see it deliver a substantial electrical system upgrade...

"Green" cement plant for Dunkirk
31 May 2022: Hoffmann Green announces that its third production site (H3) will be located in the Port of Dunkirk

Micromine releases new tools for enhanced geological and resource modelling
31 May 2022: Micromine's industry-leading exploration and resource estimation solution has just got better with its latest version

"Full Speed Ahead" for Nor-Shipping
30 May 2022: Nor-Shipping has confirmed that almost half of the available exhibition space at its Lillestrøm base has already been booked for its 2023 programme, taking place 6-9 June.

ABP signs new concrete and aggregate partnership
30 May 2022: Associated British Ports, the UK’s leading ports group, has concluded a new, long-term agreement with East Coast Marine Aggregates (ECMA), comprising Eastern Concrete Ltd and SRC Aggregates.

AD Ports to develop world-class pulp and paper terminal
30 May 2022: AD Ports Group and Alexander Global Logistics GmbH Sign Agreement to Establish a World-Class Pulp and Paper Products Hub in Abu Dhabi

Dry Bulk: Week 21 / 2022
30 May 2022: This week, the tailwinds turned to headwinds for the Capesize market as a dip in values amongst bearish sentiment was evident for most regions.

MOL naming ceremony for HOKULINK
30 May 2022: 2nd Vessel of Next-generation Coal Carrier ‘EeneX’ Series

Shipping Industry Suffering from ‘Long COVID’ says INTERCARGO
30 May 2022: The shipping industry is facing its own version of ‘long COVID’ says INTERCARGO, following warnings received from members.

A Most Dangerous Trade: The Problems of Liquefaction
27 May 2022: North P&I Club publishes briefing paper detailing the dangers of cargo liquefaction

ČD Cargo delivers first grain shipment from the Ukraine
26 May 2022: Due to the Russian blockade of Black Sea ports, the Ukraine is facing major problems in exporting agricultural products. Fortunately trains are a valuable alternative to maritime transport at this time.

Royal Bodewes builds cement carrier for U-MING
26 May 2022: Royal Bodewes is pleased to announce that it will build a 7750 dwt cement carrier for Taiwanese shipowner and operator U-Ming Marine.

Enviva and MOL Drybulk to reduce GHG emissions
25 May 2022: Enviva Inc, the world’s leading producer of sustainable wood bioenergy, and MOL Drybulk Ltd, announced they have signed an additional MoU agreement to deploy an environmentally friendly bulk carrier (EFBC) to reduce GHG emissions

ProStack to Exhibit at Hillhead
25 May 2022: For the first time, ProStack will exhibit at Hillhead exhibition from 21-23 June 2022 in Buxton, England. The ProStack team will be on hand at stand H6 showcasing their latest innovations in bulk material handling.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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