Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Brexit ‘Threatens’ UK Ports

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dredging, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Some UK ports are at greater risk of expanded customs checks as a result of Brexit, according to panellists speaking on May 23, 2017 at Waterfront’s UK Ports Conference in London.

K Line Unveils New Woodchip Carrier

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

K Line's new woodchip carrier Forestal Gala is being delivered today (May 24, 2017) by Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding in Japan

Oman Port Ships First Limestone

 19 May 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port of Duqm in Oman has begun exports of limestone with seven shipments for markets overseas

Simulator Delivered to India for Bulk Handling

 18 May 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus

Liebherr has delivered a new training simulator to enhance Bothra Shipping Services’ operations at Kakinada Port on the east coast of India

K Line Merges Bulk Shipping Units

 15 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Japanese liner Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has revealed plans to reorganise its ship management system in order to upgrade services


China Eyes $7.3 Billion Myanmar Port

 08 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Myanmar executives have said China is set to begin talks over buying a controlling stake in the Myanmar seaport of Kyauk Pyu on the Bay of Bengal

APMT Opens Swedish Freight Station

 08 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

APM Terminals Gothenburg has launched a new container freight station targeting forestry exports as part of the company’s US$28 million container terminal investment plan

DP World Nears Billion-Dollar India Investment

 05 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

DP World has agreed to develop Indian port projects including at Sagarmala and Bharatmala on signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian quasi-sovereign wealth fund National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).

Pakistan Opens ‘State-of-the-Art’ Bulk Terminal

 04 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Port Qasim in Pakistan has inaugurated its first state-of-the-art coal, clinker and cement bulk terminal with the visit of a bulk carrier

Major Russian Port Fully Purchased for $354 Million

 04 May 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Evraz Nakhodka Trade Sea Port, one of the largest stevedoring companies in the Far East of Russia, is being fully purchased for a total of US$354.4 million by investment company and its majority shareholder Lanebrook Limited