Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


SEA-invest Crane Order Signals Move into Containers

 19 Jul 2017

SEA-invest, one of the world’s largest terminal operators for dry bulk, fruit and liquid bulk, will strengthen its position by adding three Model 6 machines to its existing fleet of 36 cranes

  Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping



Leading Spanish Port Adds Crane Power

 06 Jul 2017

Noatum Terminal Castellon, part of the leading Spanish port operator Noatum Maritime, has added another Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane to its fleet

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Terminal Focus


New AI Edition Revealed on PTI App

 14 Jun 2017

PTI is proud to publish the latest Journal of Ports and Terminals edition to its mobile and tablet app –Port Tech Journal – available to subscribers immediately

  Automation and Optimisation, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Mexico Fines NYK, MOL $32m Over Cartel

 13 Jun 2017

Mexico’s competition authority has fined seven shipping companies US$32 million for colluding to raise prices in the regional vehicle and equipment transport market

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Shipping



PTI’s Latest AI & Automation Edition

 12 Jun 2017

PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Optimizing Operations in Bulk Terminals

  AI & Automation

This paper examines how the integration of three bulk decision-making problems are of critical importance to ensure efficient operation and use of port terminal facilities

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


A New Dawn for Dry Bulk

  AI & Automation

For the first time since 2000 the order-book has shrunk below 8% of the total dry bulk fleet

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues


Safety Against Fire and Explosion

  AI & Automation

Biomass is one of the fastest growing bulk shipping sectors, fuelled mainly by wood pellets coming in to Europe to replace some of the coal used by existing power stations. Obviously as a fuel it is combustible;...

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Bulk Terminals Need Evolution

  AI & Automation

Bulk terminal operations need to be prepared to adjust to fluctuating market trends and demands for certain commodities

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling