Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Two Cargo Ships Sink off Philippines

 18 Jan 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety

The Philippine Coastal Guard (PGC) has reported the sinking of two vessels off the coast of the Philippines. Currently it is believed that a total of six people are still missing, with one reported fatality

Watch: Lifeboat Saves Carrier Crewmember

 17 Jan 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Health and Safety

Stunning footage captured on Friday (January 13 2017) shows the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Tynemouth rescue a stranded seafarer off the coast of Sunderland

Drewry: Multipurpose Shipping Growth

 05 Jan 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping

Dry cargo demand is weak but strengthening with multipurpose shipping market share expected to grow at just under 2% per year to 2020

Port NOLA Makes History

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

New President and CEO makes history for Port of New Orleans

EU Emissions Decision Causes Outrage

 16 Dec 2016     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Director of Policy and External Relations for ICS criticises EU for incorporating international shipping into its regional ETS, siding with “disappointed and very concerned” Non-EU nations


Konecranes to Undergo Major Changes

 16 Dec 2016     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

The Board of Directors of Konecranes have appointed new members of the Group Executive Board (GXB) subject to the closing of Konecranes’ pending acquisition of Terex Corporation’s MHPS business (MHPS Acquisition) and is also making changes to the Strategy and Technology function of the business by splitting it into two parts

Port Chemical Spill Causes Chaos

 15 Dec 2016     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Port of Melbourne has ordered a clean-up operation and instated an exclusion zone after up to 20 litres of a potentially dangerous chemical called ferric chloride was found leaking from a barrel in shipping container

Terex Breaks Into Market

 14 Dec 2016     Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

Terex Cranes is re-entering the City class crane market with a 300 ton six-axle crane in early 2017

Rickmers Chosen for Bulk Carriers

 14 Dec 2016     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

Samudera Indonesia has appointed Rickmers Shipmanagement, which belongs to the Rickmers Group, as the new technical manager of two supramax bulk carriers including crewing for the vessels

HMM Aim For 5% Market Share By 2021

 13 Dec 2016     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has declared that it intend to take 5% of the global market share by 2021. In an announcement on Monday (December 12) the company outlined its intentions to achieve this through various measures, including its latest deal to join 2M