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September 2018

The Autumn issue of Dry Bulk includes a Regional Report on the Americas as well as technical features on Conveyor Engineering; Cranes, Grabs & Shiploading; Dust Control; Rail, Barge & Inland Transport; Storage Domes; Silos, Bins, Hoppers & Bunkers; and Vessel Engines & Emissions.

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Industry View

Regional Report: What’s In Store For The Americas?
Rahul Sharan, Drewry, India, reports on the Americas dry bulk trade.

At A Crossroads
Peter Sand, BIMCO, Denmark, investigates whether or not the shipping of iron ore has come to a crossroads.

Safe Access
Paul Harrison, Martin Engineering, USA, discusses the challenges and best practices associated with confined space entry in cement silos and hoppers, and details the different regulations that govern this occurrence on an international scale.

Grain Management From A - Z
Marina Hirschberger, Bühler Group, Germany, details a system of effective grain management that can reduce the percentage of crops lost in the handling process.

A Giant Leap
David Boardman, Stockpile Reports, USA, explores why many companies are transitioning into using technology for measuring their business accurately.

The Right Stuff
Lydia Miller, Emerson, USA, discusses selecting the right technology to measure the level and volume of solids.

Drive Down Dust, Drive Up Efficiency
Romain Legat, Standard Industrie International, France, provides an overview of numerous dust control solutions that can be implemented in the handling of dry bulk to reduce dust emissions and improve efficiency.

Dust Hazards Demand Management
Neil Kinder, Kinder Australia Pty Ltd, discusses methods of controlling dust hazards in materials handling operations.

Safe Journey
Martin Rewer, BEUMER group Germany, details a Chinese cement manufacturer’s implementation of an overland conveyor in the province of Sichuan that is designed to transport limestone safely and quietly to its plant.

Accelerate Your Transhipment
Riny Stoutjesdijk, Nemag, the Netherlands, discusses the company’s new grab for iron ore handling.

In The Dock
Lynda Trudell, on behalf of the Hamilton Port Authority, Canada, provides a detailed overview of the Port of Hamilton’s latest diversification activity, investment and growth.

The 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Dirty Secret
Jonas Östlund, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Sweden, highlights an unmentioned knock-on effect of the 2020 fuel sulfur cap, that should concern all owners and operators.

Combatting Severe Corrosion
Ian Thurloway, Chevron Marine Lubricants, UK, explains how to prevent vessels from experiencing high levels of cold corrosion.

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