Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Korean Operator PDCT Powers Up Crane

 18 Sep 2017

South Korean Terminal Operator Pyeongtaek Dangjin Central Terminal (PDCT) has launched a new Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane at the Port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus


Ships Moving Bauxite May Capsize Without Better Checks

 18 Sep 2017

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is warning that thorough checks are needed for bauxite, the primary ore of aluminum, after research found a new way in which the rock can become unstable and cause a vessel to capsize

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping


Cargo Shipping 101: Goods Moved by Ships

 15 Sep 2017

Cargo shipping is the transport of goods by ships from one location to another

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain


Ningbo Port Gets $2 Billion Bulk Berths

 15 Sep 2017

Ningbo Zhoushan port in Ningbo has received state approval to expand 8 berths, sourcing a total investment of around US$1.85 billion

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Global Cargo Throughput Boosted by 6.8%

 08 Sep 2017

Shanghai International Shipping Institute has produced a positive report on the state of trade through major ports, which pegged global throughput increase at 6.8%.

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus



Global Ports’ Bulk Focus Pays Off

 05 Sep 2017

Global Ports, a container port operator servicing Russian cargo flows, has released its operational results, with a 41% increase in bulk throughput

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Damen Readies Tug for UAE Bulk Terminal Opening

 31 Aug 2017

Damen Shipyards Sharjah has held a keel-laying ceremony for the ASD Tug 2913 that is currently being built for Saqr Ports, part of Rash Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports, in the UAE

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Small Cargo Ship Breaks in Half Off Turkey

 29 Aug 2017

A 40-year-old Mongolian-flagged general cargo ship, MV Leonardo, broke in two while anchored in the Black Sea off Turkey

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


Operators Vie For Bangladesh Bulk Terminal

 23 Aug 2017

Five global terminal operators and one local company are in the running to build a bulk terminal on the Karnaphuli river at Chittagong Port in Bangladesh

  Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus