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AKzoNobel’s Intercept 8500 LPP antifouling solution saves money and the environment
Owners and operators are saving fuel costs and reducing carbon emissions with AkzoNobel’s patented biocidal antifouling coating Intercept® 8500 LPP, part of the International® product range...
Published: 12 February 2018

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AKzoNobel’s Intercept 8500 LPP antifouling solution saves money and the environment
Port of Blyth sets sail on £12 million investment
A UK North East port has announced a new £12 million banking facility with Lloyds Bank that will enable the next phase in its rapid expansion.
Published: 06 February 2018

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Port of Blyth sets sail on £12 million investment
Trade & Commodities
Brazil enjoys all-time record visible trade surplus in 2017
Strong demand, and rising prices of most commodities, coupled with record crops of soya and maize, meant exports of Brazil’s dry commodities, together with crude oil, were responsible for an all time record $60 billion surplus in visible trade in 2017...
Published: 05 February 2018

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Reviving dry bulk trade expansion
Global seaborne dry bulk trade has been performing more vigorously. In the past twelve months a fairly robust revival unfolded, building on a slight pick up in the previous year from earlier stagnation...
Published: 05 February 2018

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Reviving dry bulk trade expansion
Successful year anticipated for global sugar production
Forecasts about global sugar production and prices remain good as long as the weather does not undergo any significant changes in pre and during harvesting season...
Published: 03 February 2018

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Grain and soya trade flourishing – BULK CARRIER TRADE & FLEET OUTLOOK January 2018
Towards the end of last year commodity volumes imported by numerous countries remained buoyant. Prospects for this solid pattern to continue in the months ahead are fairly favourable, and it seems likely that world seaborne dry bulk trade will see another sizeable advance through 2018...
Published: 01 February 2018

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Bettercoal welcomes JERA Trading as its first Member in Asia
Bettercoal is pleased to announce that JERA Trading has joined the initiative and is its first Member in Asia...
Published: 19 January 2018

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Shipping & Transportation
Brexit: UK Club to set up subsidiary in the Netherlands
The UK P&I Club, a major provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has announced its intention to establish a new European subsidiary in the Netherlands...
Published: 14 February 2018

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People Power and New Technologies Debated at First InterManager Ship Managers’ Forum
Blockchain in the shipping industry, the safety culture among crew members, and the changing world of maritime payments were all debated at InterManager’s First Interactive Ship Managers' Forum this week...
Published: 14 February 2018

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Optimarin shakes up BWT sector with unique promise for shipowners
Optimarin is announcing another first for the ballast water treatment (BWT) segment. The Norwegian-headquartered BWT specialist, which has focused exclusively on the development...
Published: 13 February 2018

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Port-Safety and ECKS MARINE sign agreement for new innovative rescue ladder
The reputable international maritime consultant and supplier’s representative, ECKS MARINE, based in Hamburg will be German marketing and sales agency for LifeLadder, a new rescue ladder designed to increase safety in harbours...
Published: 11 February 2018

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Port-Safety and ECKS MARINE sign agreement for new innovative rescue ladder
Iron ore drives bulker rally but spot market could be set for New Year fall
The dry bulk market shrugged off Chinese government-enforced cuts in steel production to post more positive freight rates in October, with average monthly spot and 1 Yr T/C (1-Year Treasury Constant) rates higher than any month since 2014 for all bulker benchmarks...
Published: 10 February 2018

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GAC named Ship Agency of the Year 2017
In late October last year, the GAC Group won the Ship Agency of the Year title at The Maritime Standard Awards 2017. It is the second consecutive year the company has received this presti- gious accolade...
Published: 09 February 2018

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The Red Queen — what Lewis Carroll taught us about vessel efficiency
A common misconception is that being efficient means achieving a task in the shortest possible time, writes Andreas Glud, Group Segment Manager, Marine, Dry Dock, Hempel A/S...
Published: 08 February 2018

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Hempel launches new cargo hold coating
n late November last year, major global coatings manufacturer Hempel launched its new cargo hold coating — Hempadur Ultra-Strength Fibre 47510. This innovative coating offers customers an outstanding return on investment by delivering up to 40% reduction...
Published: 07 February 2018

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Petcoke ban in India poses a challenge for Supramaxes
India’s Apex Court is set to approve a blanket ban on the use of petcoke in the country in 2018. Earlier in October 2017, the Supreme Court temporarily prohibited the use of petcoke in some northern states...
Published: 02 February 2018

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Ports & Terminals
ETE Group increases investment in Cape Verde
ETE GROUP — founded in 1936 and currently the largest and most experienced Portuguese group operating in Portugal in the maritime economy — has been serving Cape Verde for over 29 years through its ship-owner Transinsular...
Published: 15 February 2018

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Agribulk terminal for Guaymas
In Mexico, Guaymas Port Authority (API) has issued a tender for the use, exploitation, operation, equipping and modernization of an agribulk terminal in the port...
Published: 07 February 2018

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Port of Rotterdam teams with IBM to build a connected, smart port of the future
The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM today announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitisation initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to benefit the port and those who use it...
Published: 01 February 2018

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Liebherr machines take part in West Argyll floating pier project
The Ardcastle floating pier project is part of a strategy for sustainable transport planning initiated by Scotland’s £1bn timber industry sector.
Published: 31 January 2018

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Crowley Maritime’s Jacksonville Terminal Now Live with Tideworks’ CitadelMC℠ SaaS Solution
Tideworks Technology® Inc., a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal management and planning software solutions, today announced that Crowley Maritime has gone live with CitadelMC?...
Published: 06 December 2017

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Engineering & Equipment
Compellingly different: SENNEBOGEN 8100 EQ balance material handler revolutionizes scrap handling
Zlompol Sp.J., based in Tarczyn in Poland, has been handling scrap for 25 years. The company started off using classic earthwork diggers, moved on to material handlers, and is now using a modern SENNEBOGEN 8100 EQ balance material handler...
Published: 09 February 2018

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Jens Müller: AUMUND Fördertechnik’s new Commercial Managing Director
Since 1 October last year, AUMUND Fo¨rdertechnik GmbH in Rheinberg has had a new Managing Director, Jens Mu¨ller (54), who is responsible for finance, controlling, IT, HR, general admin, purchasing and production, alongside Robert Gruss, Managing Director for sales, service, technology and R&D, and Franz-W. Aumund, President...
Published: 09 February 2018

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AUMUND India wins prestigious award from FLSmidth
In October last year, FLS congratulated suppliers which had successfully met its delivery requirements and quality of service standards during 2016. AUMUND India was proud to be awarded a certificate for “delivery excellence and dedicated support in meeting on-time delivery.”
Published: 08 February 2018

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AUMUND India wins prestigious award from FLSmidth
Quality Freight UK invests £700,000 in new Fuchs mobile harbour crane
Quality Freight UK has significantly increased its cranage capability at its main operation at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, UK. The company has invested over £700,000 in acquiring a Fuchs MHL390 crane...
Published: 07 February 2018

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Quality Freight UK invests £700,000 in new Fuchs mobile harbour crane
CASE G-Series wheel loaders win 2017 Good DesignTM Award
CASE has been honoured with the prestigious Good DesignTM Award in the Industrial Category for its G-Series wheel loaders from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies...
Published: 06 February 2018

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CASE G-Series wheel loaders win 2017 Good DesignTM Award
Sennebogen Green Line distribution in Northern, Western and Central Africa
Sennebogen, one of the world’s leading material handling equipment manufacturers, has been convinced by the professionalism and the quality of services provided by SMT to build strong relationships in these important African markets...
Published: 06 February 2018

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Answering the Mining Sector Challenges through Integrated Solutions
Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) is expanding in Indonesia with the launch of its dry bulk business, developed to provide solutions with integrated systems in ASEAN’s largest market...
Published: 03 February 2018

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Breakbulk & Bagging
Long-range timber handling and comfortable control: SENNEBOGEN 825 at Holzwerk Obermeier
'We need a material handler!' – has long been something that they've agreed about at the timber yard Holzwerk Obermeier in Schwindegg, Upper Bavaria...
Published: 14 February 2018

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Port of Portland

Buttimer Engineering

STEMM

BossTek

Taim Weser

J&B Grijpers

Indexator

Conductix

Telestack Limited

DSH Systems

ContiTech AG

LEGACY  Building Solutions

Achenbach

Fednav

Blug

E-Crane

Liebherr

EMS-TECH

LAIDIG

Coalrans Asia 2018

4th Coaltrans Middle East

TOC Asia 2018

TOC Asia 2018

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Buttimer Engineering
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Indexator
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Conductix
Listenow GmbH & Co
Telestack Limited
DSH Systems
PINTSCH BUBENZER GmbH
Alex Stewart International
Gambarotta
ContiTech AG
LEGACY  Building Solutions
Cleveland Cascades
GEOMETRICA
GUVEN
Achenbach
Fednav
Blug
Orts GMBH
E-Crane
Liebherr
Page & Macrae
DBD Global
Applied Conveyor Technology Inc
STEMA
EMS-TECH
LAIDIG
HAPMAN
NEUERO
ELME Spreaders
Coalrans Asia 2018
Breakbulk China 2018
4th Coaltrans Middle East
TOC Asia 2018
TOC Asia 2018