April 2020 Issue
Asian Coal & Agribulk Trades
Grab Manufacturers
Portable Bulk Handling
Stockyard Systems
Great Lakes & St Lawrence Seaway System

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Konecranes to deliver third mobile harbor crane to South Australia

With delivery planned for August 2020, the crane will increase capacity in bulk materials and cargo handling services.

Golden Ocean reports Q1 loss

Golden Ocean Group Reports First Quarter Net Loss of $160.8 Million, as Dry Bulk Market Collapses.

UN agencies call for urgent action on crew changes and keyworker designation for sea and air workers

The heads of the maritime, labour and aviation organizations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation...

Dust-free hoppers for clean loading and unloading of fertilizer

In line with today’s emphasis on green handling, Breston has realized two mobile hopper installations for the weighted transshipment of fertilizers and raw materials.

First global standard for ship hull cleaning essential for marine ecosystems

BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has moved a step closer to finishing a global set of guidelines needed to protect the marine environment from invasive species and reduce CO2 emissions.

IRClass overcomes challenges to launch cement carrier ADVAITA

The vessel is being built under classification of Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass).

No Quick Recovery For The Dry Bulk Market As Covid-19 Digs Deeper

The outlook is poor for dry bulk, as the negative demand shock and overcapacity come together to send rates to multi-year lows, even a return to work in China is not enough to support the market.

Drone deliveries take off at the Port of Rotterdam

Drone delivers package to vessel in the port of Rotterdam for the first time

Give efficiency the respect it deserves

Every import and export dry bulk terminal has a unique equipment footprint, ranging from relatively simple to complex configurations.

New coating makes an impact in tough bulk sector

A new coating developed to deliver greater protection to bulk carrier cargo holds has gained considerable market acceptance with almost 40 applications since its official introduction in August last year.

Global coal exports slump in 1Q

Global thermal coal exports in March recorded their steepest annual decline in more than four years, with further supply adjustments likely in the near term as the market rebalances in the wake of lower prices and demand.

Iron ore ends higher as coronavirus crisis hampers Brazil supply

Iron ore on the Dalian Commodity Exchange closed 2.1% higher at 722 yuan ($101.67) a tonne, rising for a seventh straight session.

EU says Britain not automatically entitled to any trade benefits

The EU’s Brexit negotiator said on Wednesday that Britain was not automatically entitled to any benefits that the bloc had previously granted to other partners on trade.

New normal: The global economy will look nothing like it did before

There are economies, and sectors within them, that are leveraged to globalisation. If the coronavirus pandemic threatens globalisation, then it threatens them even more directly and unpleasantly.

China to hit Australian barley with 80.5% tariffs

China will impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on barley imports from Australia totalling 80.5% starting May 19, the commerce ministry said on Monday.

New factory strengthens Hempel’s presence in China

Strategically located in the Yantai Chemical Industrial Park, Hempel’s new Chinese factory will replace its existing production facility in Yantai

Port of Antwerp status quo despite corona crisis

Total freight volume down in April but up 0.4% in 2020 overall.

Terex launch mobile bulk handling solutions with ProStack

Which offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to address the needs of the bulk material handling and product stockpiling industries

ABP and Tata Steel sign long-term Port Talbot agreement

Tata Steel and Associated British Ports (ABP) have entered into a new and improved 10-year agreement...

UK ports now face greater uncertainty due to COVID-19 than Brexit

Just 36% of UK ports feel confident about their business outlook over the next 12 months...

Dry Bulk: Week 20

A precipitous fall in the market this week had the Capesize 5TC shedding over 50 per cent in value!

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