Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Star Bulk) is to acquire 16 vessels from entities affiliated with Augustea Atlantica SpA and York Capital Management in an all-share transaction.
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Vale’s ‘green’ Valemax vessels are noted as one of the highlights in the company’s latest Sustainability Report for 2017.
Global Market Insights report that the global inland waterways vessels market size is to surpass US$2250 billion by 2024.
Rotterdam orders a Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Mobile Harbor Crane to assist with dry bulk-handling operations.
BIMCO reports that the shipping of soya beans from the US to China may become affected by the trade war between the two nations.
Under a new financing transaction, Scorpio Bulkers is to sell one of its Ultramax dry bulk vessels and is to lease it back from the buyer through a charter agreement.
Port Houston has reported solid first quarter results, with dry bulk and steel acting as the primary drivers for the growth.
Liebherr Maritime Cranes has released its first purely electrical driven port crane for bulk handling.
Konecranes secures a repeat order for a Konecranes Gottwald Model 7 Mobile Harbour Crane from Terminal San Giorgio S.r.L. (TSG), one of Genoa’s leading terminals.
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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recently recognised those employees who made exceptional contributions throughout 2017 at its Employees of the Year at an awards ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas.
Peel Ports Group signs a Memorandum of Understanding with ASV Global (ASV) for the application of autonomous vessel technology in UK port operations.
Forth Ports’ new training academy enters its first stage of construction.
A local MP has visited the Port of Teignmouth to find out more about how it fuels trade in the southwest.
Euroseas Ltd sells its M/V Monica P, its eldest bulk carrier vessel for US$6.45 million.
PWC’s latest report, ‘Strengthening Africa’s gateways to trade’, suggests that Africa needs to increase investment in Africa’s ports if it is to accelerate growth and development.
The nemaX grab from Nemag has won the Red Dot Award for Product Design this year.
Dhamra Port in Odisha (India) has entered its second phase of expansion, and once work is complete is set to become the largest port in India.
East Mining Company Limited has completed its Emco-1 transhipment barge upgrade.
At its Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting, SAAM reported an 11% net increase in income for 2017 and reports that it is to invest close to $85 million to maintain its port equipment and infrastructure for the year ahead.
The Glad Mark dry bulk carrier was anchored at the roadstead of Shakhtersk’s Coal Sea port for loading operations.
Peel Ports Group signs a contract with ADM Arkady which will provide a welcome boost to its operations at its Glasgow and Liverpool port facilities.
A general cargo ship has been added to FESCO Transport Group’s fleet.
Ocean Yield ASA announces delivery of La Fresnais dry bulk vessel.