Trade & Commodities
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed the upswing in economic activity is strengthening, with global growth projected to rise to 3.7% in 2018...
Published: 17 November 2017
Shipping & Transportation
Improving market for Handymax bulk carriers
Freight rates for bulk carriers in the Handymax size group have recovered in the past twelve months, after plummeting to very depressed levels. Cautious optimism, from a shipowner’s viewpoint...
Published: 22 November 2017
Cochin to add floating cement terminal
Gujarat-based Sanghi Cements has indicated a willingness to establish a floating cement terminal at the Indian port of Cochin. This will help expand its coastal movements to South Indian markets...
Published: 18 November 2017
Palau welcomes the future of shipping regulation
Port State Control could be about to change and move away from black, grey and white performance lists as pressure grows to concentrate more on targeted inspections of under-performing ships...
Published: 10 November 2017
Best practice and bills of lading
“Delivery of cargo without presentation of an original bill of lading, although not recommended, is a reality of international trade...
Published: 25 October 2017
BigRoll will continue as part of Roll Group
BigRoll will continue their high-quality services as part of Roll Group. With the merger of the BigRoll organization, Roll Group will expand their state of the art fleet with...
Published: 16 October 2017
Ports & Terminals
Port inks lease with International Raw Materials
In mid-October this year, the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners entered into an agreement with International Raw Materials (IRM) to lease the Port’s Bridgeview Terminal. IRM previously operated at the port from 1981–2001...
Published: 20 November 2017
Alex Stewart Agriculture accredited by ukas to iso 17025 standards
Alex Stewart Agriculture is delighted to announce to the industry that its head office and principal laboratories in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom – Alex Stewart Agriculture - has been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service - UKAS - to ISO 17025 Standards...
Published: 16 November 2017
New quay opened at the industrial port in Bremen
After a building period lasting three-and-a-half years, the port logistics firm Weserport, the “bremenports” company and invited guests from the worlds of business and politics celebrated the new construction of a quay at Terminal 2 of the Hu¨ttenhafen in the city of Bremen on 3 November...
Published: 08 November 2017
Euroports up for sale
The sale of the company, which has turnover of EUR550m, could be valued at approximately EUR1bn, according to sources, said Reuters...
Published: 30 October 2017
Engineering & Equipment
Breakbulk & Bagging
Bulking up in the Baltics
Over the first three quarters of 2017, the Port of Riga has handled a total of 25.5mt (million tonnes) of cargo, 5.1% — or 1.4mt — less than during the same nine months of 2016...
Published: 16 November 2017