Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Watch: LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Launched

 22 Mar 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus

One of the world’s first combination container and roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas has been launched in Pascagoula, Mississippi

How Technology Transforms Ocean Container Shipping

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling

Over the past 15 years, the ocean logistics industry experienced vast changes to business models, services and technology adoption. In 2016, the pace of technology innovation accelerated as participants...

Dry Bulk Set to Reach Profitability

 17 Mar 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

BIMCO has reported that the dry bulk industry remains well on target for profitable freight rates in 2019 as long as the projected fleet supply growth rate of 0% in 2017 continues

Consolidation Ahead: Bulk Chief Looks to Future

 08 Mar 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling

President of dry bulk shipping line John Wobensmith has stated that the shipping industry is set for waves of consolidation as new life is finally entering the beleaguered sector

Tugs Bound for World’s Largest Bulk Port

 07 Mar 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus

Damen Shipyards have received an order to build six rotor tugs for the world’s largest bulk export port


New Bulk Warehouse for ABP

 06 Mar 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

ABP’s Port of King’s Lynn on the UK east coast has invested more than US$4 million (£3.3 million) into constructing a new bulk warehouse and delivery of a hydraulic crane

Norden CEO Predicts Positive Year for Dry Bulk

 02 Mar 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Norden’s CEO Jan Rindbo has predicted improvements in the dry bulk market after all-time low rates in 2016, which began to see benefits from China's increased activity during the year.

Double-Digit Growth for US Ports

 27 Feb 2017     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Shipping

The Ports of Savannah and Brunswick achieved a 26% increase in total tonnage in January, compared to the same month last year, with double-digit growth across all business sectors.

Liebherr Deal Marks Danish Return

 23 Feb 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

The Danish company A. Henriksen Shipping A/S has signed a contract for a new LHM 550 multi-purpose Liebherr mobile harbour crane with a lifting capacity of 144 tonnes.

Record-Breaking Bulk Growth at UK Port

 21 Feb 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Terminal Focus

ABP Ipswich, the UK’s leading export port for agricultural products, has broken records again as the port welcomed larger vessels and saw a surge in ship calls in 2016