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Trade & Commodities
Soya trade uptrend continues – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK April 2018
Although the view is still broadly positive, prospects for global commodity movements in the period ahead have been overshadowed by the imposition of additional tariffs on some US imports...
Published: 19 April 2018

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Soya trade uptrend continues – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK April 2018
Global grain trades March 2018
In the latest assessment of the global economy the International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed that last year, more trade, investment and faster-than-expected growth in China and most of the G7 countries, which is to remain stable over the next few years, should help boost demand...
Published: 03 April 2018

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Brazilian sugar: facing an uncertain future
With the world’s largest debts, Brazil’s deeply indebted sugar industry, the world’s largest, faces an uncertain future...
Published: 01 April 2018

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Brazilian sugar: facing an uncertain future
China’s growth boosts trade in dry bulks
Another vigorous expansion in China’s dry bulk imports last year assisted the wider revival of global seaborne trade in these commodities. Growth of volumes into China during 2017 matched the previous year’s 7% increase...
Published: 30 March 2018

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Shipping & Transportation
Prudent ship agency procurement will support long-term stability in the dry bulk sector
There is a new air of optimism in the dry bulk sector. Exponential growth in demand for imports from China fostered an overall dry bulk demand growth rate of 5% — a three-year high, according to BIMCO...
Published: 19 April 2018

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Port of Rotterdam Authority calls for North-West European coalition for joint CO2 price
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is calling on the Dutch Government to form a coalition with countries in North-West Europe so that a joint CO2 price can be introduced...
Published: 11 April 2018

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PSM’s new analogue programmable transmitters win DNV/GL approval
PSM Instrumentation has announced that its latest products, the Analogue Pressure Transmitters (APT), have both received Marine Type Approval from DNV/GL...
Published: 04 April 2018

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AAL meets the specialized challenges of keeping heavy lift & breakbulk vessels safe
Loading, stowing and discharging breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo is a complex operation, requiring considerable technical and engineering expertise, as well as specialized hardware and equipment...
Published: 03 April 2018

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From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates
With the introduction of IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates DNV GL took classification into new territory...
Published: 01 April 2018

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Combating piracy with innovative barriers from Guardian Maritime
Piracy at sea has been a problem for hundreds of years. In recent years, it has extended far off the Somali coast, into the Indian Ocean and is now escalating on the West Coast of Africa, Indonesia and Central America...
Published: 30 March 2018

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Clear and present danger: stringent safety measures needed to safeguard crew and vessels
The latest bulk carrier casualty report from Intercargo reveals that seafarers currently loading cargoes on specific trades in Asia are at high-risk from cargo liquefaction. It also highlights that Flag States tasked with filing timely reports into casualties...
Published: 29 March 2018

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Ports & Terminals
Poland booms while Latvia suffers Russian backlash
In Poland, Maritime Bulk Terminal Gdynia Ltd (MTMG) had something of a banner year in 2017, with overall traffic rising by 33% to 5.356 million tonnes. Of this, coal and coke performed well, reaching 1.876 million tonnes, an increase of 116% over 2016’s figure of 866,000 tonnes...
Published: 06 May 2018

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BIMCO report names top three performing bulk terminals
The three best performing dry bulk terminals in the world are Santander and Bilbao in Spain and Quebec in Canada, according to BIMCO’s 2017 Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report...
Published: 19 April 2018

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New Gottwald MHC for Japanese port

Published: 19 April 2018

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Yuzhny Commercial Sea Port achieves strong results in 2017 — and is aiming higher
In 2017 the State Company ‘Yuzhny Commercial Sea Port’ handled around 12mt (million tonnes) of cargo. This is the best result in Ukraine among the state stevedoring companies. In 2018, the company plans to raise the cargo turnover by a further one million tonnes. Moreover, the aim is to boost the production capacity to 34mt within ten years...
Published: 19 April 2018

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Yuzhny Commercial Sea Port achieves strong results in 2017 — and is aiming higher
Port of Longview awarded top honour for maritime safety efforts
The Port of Longview was recently awarded the Partnership Award from Maritime Fire and Safety Association (MFSA) in recognition of the port’s impact in advancing emergency response and preparedness in the region...
Published: 05 April 2018

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New shiploader at Vizag
Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL) has installed and commissioned a new 8,000tph (tonnes per hour) shiploader. Iron ore handling capacity at the outer terminal installation at the Port of Vizag is being upgraded at a cost of $13 million. This will allow the terminal to boost tonnage from 12.5mtpa (million tonnes per annum) to 23 mtpa...
Published: 04 April 2018

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New shiploader at Vizag
New Book: Warehousing and Transportation Logistics: Systems, Planning, Application and Cost Effectiveness
Without the critical element of professional transport and warehousing logistics goods would not move from supplier to buyer and ultimately to the end customer...
Published: 30 March 2018

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Engineering & Equipment
Purely electrical portal crane
The new LPS 420 E is the latest extension of the Liebherr mobile harbour crane product range. The newly designed machine is a purely electric driven portal crane...
Published: 18 April 2018

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The Business Model of the Future: Conveyor Belts: Lease, Don’t Buy
Continental is focusing more on the topic of service for conveyor belts used for all types of bulk and piece goods...
Published: 10 April 2018

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A crane to train
Rostock (Germany), March 2018 – The Belgium port worker training centre OCHA recently received a new Liebherr mobile harbour crane type LHM 120. The machine will be used for practice-based trainings of crane operators...
Published: 09 April 2018

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New Cimbria installations in the Baltic States
Cimbria’s partner in the Baltic States, ‘Dotnuva Baltic’, has achieved great success over a long period of years and is today the most prominent provider of agricultural solutions for the grain and seed industry in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia...
Published: 09 April 2018

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Baosteel shows confidence in SCHADE solutions
In October 2017, SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH won a further order from Baosteel Iron & Steel Company Ltd., Shanghai, this time for an additional supply of four semi-portal reclaimers...
Published: 08 April 2018

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EMG brake thrusters in ports: 100% safety
Brake thrusters are crucial components in the braking systems of harbour crane systems and container gantry cranes when it comes to safety. Huge investments and, most importantly, human lives depend on brake thrusters working reliably...
Published: 08 April 2018

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Order for AUMUND machines from LafargeHolcim in France
LafargeHolcim is investing around €100 million in the modernization of the Martres-Tolosane cement plant in the South West of France. AUMUND Fo¨rder- technik GmbH and AUMUND France S.A.R.L. will be accompanying the customer on this ambitious upgrade project...
Published: 07 April 2018

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Order for AUMUND machines from LafargeHolcim in France
KOG now operating under the Rhenus Project Logistics business name
The project logistics specialist, KOG Worldwide, and its subsidiaries have started using the Rhenus Project Logistics brand name with immediate effect...
Published: 04 April 2018

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Multifunctional material handler from SENNEBOGEN fits the bill
With his SENNEBOGEN 825, operator Martin Tausch can make a quick choice between the multi-shell grab or the scrap metal shears at any time. The material handler is equipped with a quick-action coupler that makes it a highly flexible and multifunctional tool...
Published: 03 April 2018

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Multifunctional material handler from SENNEBOGEN fits the bill
Breakbulk & Bagging
MC-Class vessels incorporated in BigLift fleet
Towards the end of February 2018, BigLift Shipping’s BigLift Baffin arrived in Singapore to deliver a crane boom and luffing frame for Heerema Marine Contractor’s...
Published: 07 April 2018

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MC-Class vessels incorporated in BigLift fleet
Duluth delivers heavy lifts in heartland of North America
Handling overweight/over-dimensional (OW/OD) cargo and packaged freight continues to be big business for the Port of Duluth and crews at Duluth Cargo Connect...
Published: 06 April 2018

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Better times ahead for Brazilian steel
After three very difficult years during the 2010-2016 period — when almost 80 steel mills and processing plants were closed down; 50,000 workers were laid off; and only 60% of production capacity was being used...
Published: 04 April 2018

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‘Protectionism’ may present a threat to the global steel industry
n October last while releasing the World Steel Association’s (WSA’s) short range outlook for steel in 2018, TV Narendran, chairman of the economics committee of the organization, left a warning relating to growing “populism and protectionism” even while...
Published: 03 April 2018

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Buttimer Engineering

STEMM

Taim Weser

J&B Grijpers

Golfetto Sangati

Indexator

Conductix

Telestack Limited

DSH Systems

DNV

LEGACY  Building Solutions

Achenbach

Fednav

Blug

E-Crane

Liebherr

EMS-TECH

LAIDIG

RBL-REI

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