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May 2019

The Summer issue of Dry Bulk includes a regional report on the UK ports sector in the context of ongoing Brexit negotiations, as well as technical features on: Floating Terminals; Stevedoring & Logistics Services; Cargo Inspection; Testing, Sampling & Analysis; Shiploading & Unloading; Storage, Stockyards & Silos; Dust Control; and more!


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Contents

Look Past The Headlines
Brexit grabs the headlines, but look past the media frenzy and the UK ports sector has strong foundations for success, states Tim Morris, The UK Major Ports Group.

Handle With Care
Pietro Barbujani, Golfetto Sangati, Italy, provides a detailed overview of the company’s seed and grain handling technology and equipment.

Growth Goals
Peter Ward, Port of Tilbury, UK, reflects on the port’s growth aspirations and the anniversary of one its key assets. 

Learning To Adapt
Paul Litten, Associated British Ports, UK, discusses how the company is investing in capabilities that allow it to adapt to the dynamic demands of the global dry bulk sector.

Cleaning Holds The Right Way, Keeps The Paintbrush At Bay
Mark Wittburg, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Germany, outlines why choosing the right cargo cleaning product comes down to more than just price.

Delivering Grain Gains
Peter Göransson, Siwertell, Sweden, provides an overview of the company’s new in-port shipunloading system and details its advantages over traditional pneumatic unloaders.

Feed The World
Giuseppe Mapelli, Bedeschi, Italy, explains how the company’s shiploading equipment is supporting the higher demand for sustenance required by a growing global population.

Food Security: Important Now More Than Ever
Proper storage solutions give farmers a chance to store their harvested grains and boost their returns, says Darshini Rupawala, Lambton Conveyor Ltd., Canada.

Conveyors Of The Future
R. Todd Swinderman, Martin Engineering, USA, describes the key factors that must be considered when designing new conveying systems to transport bulk materials safely and cost-effectively.

Increasing Russian Coal Exports: The Challenges
Dr.rer.sos. Natalia Markova, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, offers an insight into the future of the Russian coal industry, and describes the trials and tribulations associated with the nation’s export goals.


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