Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


MAIB: ‘Poor Stevedoring’ Factored Into Bosun Carrier Death

 13 Nov 2017

The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has found that “poor stevedoring practices” were partly to blame for a fatality

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping


New Crane Order Supports Guinea Bauxite Trade

 13 Nov 2017

Konecranes has delivered new machines to bolster bauxite transshipments off the coast of Guinea due to an increase in bulk handling

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain


ICTSI Croatia Links to Wood Exporter

 07 Nov 2017

Croatia’s Rijeka Port has launched an intermodal service connecting a wood producer to ICTSI-operated Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) amid an increase in Croatian wood exports

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


China’s Belt and Road to Aid Recovery in Dry Bulk Shipping

 07 Nov 2017

Dry bulk shipping charter rates will recover from the second quarter of 2018 on the back of strengthening Asian iron ore demand

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


BIMCO: Three-Year High for Dry Bulk Fleet Growth

 06 Nov 2017

Shipping association BIMCO has reported that the dry bulk fleet has grown by 2.7% to a three-year high for the first nine months of 2017

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping



Bulk Terminal Crane Delivery Marks First for Spain

 06 Nov 2017

Konecranes has delivered its first portal harbor crane to Spain in a deal with a Spanish bulk terminal operator in the port of Gijón

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus


US Grant Boosts Indiana-Burns Harbor Port Infrastructure

 01 Nov 2017

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has secured a $19.7 million expansion of its infrastructure that will increase cargo handling capacity

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


GAC Ventures Further into Brazil for Liquid Cargo Sector

 18 Oct 2017

GAC Brazil has extended its reach in Brazil southwards by opening a branch in Paranagua, a city in the state of Paraná, its first venture into the south of the country

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping


Drewry: Cautious Optimism for Multipurpose Shipping

 17 Oct 2017

Global shipping consultancy Drewry has found recovering demand for multipurpose shipping and improved market conditions for competing sectors

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


King Abdullah Port Signs Cargo Terminal Deal

 16 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia’s new privately-developed King Abdullah Port has granted ports and steel handling company AMSteel operation of a new bulk and general cargo terminal berth

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