Sal Heavy Lift has adopted Inatech’s ‘Smart Trader’ technology to help the company navigate IMO 2020 marine fuel complexity.
Dry bulk news updates
Michael Madely has been announced by Ecochlor to fill the newly created role of Vice President of Global Service.
Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the COVID-19 outbreak, sparking general alarm.
Logistics service provider Van den Bosch has bought 200 new 40 ft pressurised containers for the transportation of dry bulk products for the food industry.
Maritime law firm Hill Dickinson, an associate member of the British Ports Association, has recently published a short paper on the virus and its potential implications on the UK ports sector.
The British Ports Association has today welcomed confirmation that Kelly Tolhurst MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport will be the Minister responsible for ports.
Autonomous solutions provider RCT has finalised an automation project with port, logistics and infrastructure specialist Qube Bulk at the Whyalla Port in South Australia.
Owners have long recognised the link between clean hulls and lower fuel costs, lack of reliable data has slowed investments in optimising hull performance.
Erection works for the conveyor are underway at Bedeschi’s Lafarge Holcim Maroc project site, Morocco.
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ABP has welcomed Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, to the Port of Southampton for the launch of the government’s consultation on freeports.
Bunker supplier Trefoil has mandated Inatech to overhaul its management systems in the face of new customs rules that further complicate the Netherland’s bunker business after IMO 2020.
The Port of Ipswich has achieved a tonnage-handling record for an independent producer of sand and gravel in the UK.
Abbey Logistics Group has been awarded a distribution contract for bulk polymer distribution from INEOS Olefins and Polymers UK’s Grangemouth site in Scotland.
A&R Logistics has recently acquired First Choice Logistics.
Van den Bosch is strengthening its position in Northern Europe by taking over the Swedish transport company Willis Larsson Transport AB.
Liverpool’s importance in the future of transatlantic trade has received an important endorsement with a visit from the US ambassador to the UK to discuss commercial opportunities.
Optimarin, a ballast water treatment company (BWT), has signed a fleet agreement with DOF for the installation of 16 Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS), with an option to extend the contract to 50 vessels in total across a range of advanced PSV, Subsea and AHTS vessels.
Rand Logistics Inc. has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire American Steamship Co. (ASC) from GATX Corp.
Berge Mafadi, a Berge Bulk vessel, has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3D printed scupper plug, as part of Wilhelmsen’s Early Adopter Programme.
Following the Health Secretary’s recent statement that the Coronavirus represents a “serious and imminent threat” to public health, the British Ports Association is calling for more funding and support to be given to UK local authority officials to prepare its borders.
The British Ports Association has welcomed Freeport Consultation, and calls for maximum ambition in scope and scale.
The Zircon Industry Association (ZIA) has published additional guidance on the transport of zircon as a NORM.
Diana Shipping has announced that it has signed an MOA to sell to an unaffiliated third party, the 2002-built vessel ‘Norfolk’.