The world’s maritime sector is standing in solidarity with communities around the world battling the coronavirus pandemic by joining Abu Dhabi Ports’ initiative ‘Horns of Hope’.
Dry bulk news updates
Martin Engineering has announced a belt cleaner position indicator that monitors the blade, tracking and reporting remaining service life.
The third meeting of the Port of Antwerp COVID-19 taskforce has confirmed that the port platform is 100% operational.
New programme to ensure the highest levels of safety, security and environmental excellence in the dry bulk sector.
IMO has echoed shipping industry calls for governments to keep shipping and supply chains open and grant special travel exemptions to seafarers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The British Ports Association has launched a new information resource for UK ports dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
Liebherr’s maritime manufacturing plant in Rostock has achieved the next milestone in its outstanding heavy lift project.
This summer, Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH will be supplying an arched plate conveyor to Mytilineos S.A. in Agios Nikolaos on the Gulf of Corinth (Greece).
The CBH Group has appointed Simon Stead as Chair and Natalie Browning as Deputy Chair of the Board, effective immediately.
BIMCO, ICS and other industry partners have teamed up and presented the IMO with a list of recommendations for governments and relevant national authorities on the facilitation of maritime trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Diana Shipping Inc. has recently announced that it has entered into a time charter with Cargill International S.A. for the m/v Myrto.
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Sal Heavy Lift is working to deliver cargo around the world.
ABB is constantly monitoring the pandemic situation around COVID-19 and has provided an update.
The Port of Antwerp COVID-19 Taskforce confirms that the port continues to work as an essential link for the supply of Belgium and a large part of Europe.
The organisation of collective crew changes at key hub ports by ship managers and owners has the potential to solve the seafarer welfare crisis currently threatening global supply chains.
Diana Shipping Inc. has entered into a time charter contract with C Transport Maritime Ltd, Bermuda.
Following the mandatory countrywide lockdown announced by the Panamanian government to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Panama Canal has adopted new measures to guarantee the continuity of its operation.
The Port of Corpus Christi continues normal operations and does not anticipate significant impacts by the ‘stay at home’ order recently issued by Nueces County.
Diana Shipping Inc. has announced a time charter contract with SwissMarine Pte Ltd, Singapore, for one of its post-panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Amphitrite.
Associated British Ports have invested £200 000 in a fleet of electric forklifts to use at the Port of Hull.
The British Ports Association is calling on the UK government to broaden the scope of testing and ensure that those working to keep the country supplied with imported food, energy and medicines are protected.
Bruks Siwertell has signed a contract that will see it deliver a high-capacity coal unloader for Taiwan Power Corporation’s 5000 MW Taichung power-generation facility.
The Port of Corpus Christi will remain open to provide critical infrastructure services and functions.
The Port of Rotterdam is and remains open for business, despite the far-reaching impact of the coronavirus on society and the economy.
The Port of Antwerp COVID-19 taskforce has recently held its first meeting. It confirmed that the port is considered as essential national infrastructure and is important to keep Belgium and the rest of Europe supplied.