Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Fatal Explosion Shocks Shipping Sector

 25 Apr 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

An explosion on board the coal carrying Tamar bulk ship has killed one person when the ship was 1,300 miles off the US East Coast peninsula of Cape Cod

Port Operator Sends Cranes from Turkey to Ecuador

 24 Apr 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Terminal Focus

Turkish port operator Yilport has sent two cranesfrom its Gebze Terminal in Turkey to Puerto Bolivar in Ecuador, the capital city of banana trade, as part of an adjustment in its operations

Liebherr Fetes Argentina Office

 12 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus

Liebherr-Argentina has opened a second Argentinian office in Buenos Aires primarily for growing its mobile, port and harbour crane business in Argentina and Uruguay.

Indian Port Welcomes Nepal Cargo

 10 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

India’s second largest port said it will begin container transfer to Nepal

Navios Pockets 2 Panamaxes

 07 Apr 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

Greek Navios Maritime Partners, an operator of drybulk and container vessels, has agreed to acquire two Panamax vessels for a total of US$27 million.


Somali Pirates Hijack Vessel

 04 Apr 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

Somali pirates have seized an Indian dhow thought to have been travelling between United Arab Emirates and Somalia

Battered Carriers Looking Bullish

 03 Apr 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Planning & Finance

The first industry-wide operating deficit for carriers since 2011 has served as a ‘wake-up call’ for some

Liebherr Lifts at LatAm Ports

 30 Mar 2017     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Terminal Focus

Liebherr has delivered mobile harbour and Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes with container handling applications to customers in the Latin American countries of Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Mexico, and the Bahamas

Seaspan Upgrades Hanjin Ships

 30 Mar 2017     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Shipping

Seaspan has secured MacGregor cargo system upgrades for eleven recently retrofitted 10,000 TEU container vessels, seven of which were returned by bankrupt South Korean container carrier Hanjin Shipping

Drewry: Mega-Ship Demand Finally Slowing

 29 Mar 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Demand for multipurpose vessels has stabilised in the last year but breakbulk and project cargo sector vessel demand will remain weak through to the end of 2017, according to a new report published by Drewry.