Industry Sectors - Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling


Infographic: Top 10 Freight Rate Negotiation Tactics

 10 Feb 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Having trouble preparing for your ocean freight rate negotiations with carriers? Make sure you read through Xeneta's top 10 infographic and follow the advice from the ocean freight rate data company on what not to do below.

Drewry: Dry Bulk Shipping Recovery

 09 Feb 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

With contraction in vessel supply and healthy demand growth, the dry bulk shipping market is expected to recover from 2017 onwards, according to the latest edition of the Dry Bulk Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

New Global Port Agency Launched

 08 Feb 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

UAE-based Sharaf Shipping Agency and Singapore’s Ben Line Agency have combined to create a new global agency that will focus on the wet and dry bulk shipping and commodity markets

Watch: Liebherr Maritime Cranes’ Italian Job

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

Liebherr Maritime Cranes has reported on its very own “Italian Job” after delivering a total of nine mobile harbour cranes, four reachstackers, three rail mounted gantry cranes and one ship-to-shore container crane to various ports in the country during 2016, breaking its record for maritime equipment deliveries.

Infographic: Largest Shipping Alliance Ever

 03 Feb 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping

The Ocean Alliance, led by CMA-CGM and made up of China Cosco Shipping, Evergreen Line, and Orient Overseas Container Line, will offer 40 services on the east-west trades with 498 port calls.


Port of Antwerp Goes Bananas!

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

Bananas from Suriname on the CMA CGM vessel Pointe des Colibris will be delivered to the Belgian New Fruit Wharf (BNFW) terminal in Antwerp today (February 1, 2017).

CMA CGM Starts Turaf Express Service

 31 Jan 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, has launched a new service offer called Turaf Express that directly links Turkey, Tunisia and Libya with the company's hub in Malta

Dynamar: Reefer Box Production Collapses

 27 Jan 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dredging, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Dynamar has issued the latest report in its Shipping Insight series, the late 2016 edition of 'Dynamar REEFER Analysis: Market Structure, Conventional, Containers', which has revealed that 2016 reefer box production has collapsed by 35% to just 135,000 TEU.

Qatari Port Evolves for FIFA World Cup

 25 Jan 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

The Port of Umm Sa’id has almost almost doubled its capacity with the help of global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon to ensure that the state of Qatar successfully holds the FIFA 2022 World Cup and achieves its National Vision 2030

TT Club Presents Award at BIFA Ceremony

 25 Jan 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

At the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Annual Awards Lunch in London on January 19, the global freight insurance specialist, TT Club presented the European Logistics Award