Peter Sand, BIMCO, predicts overall demand growth of about 2-3% this year.
Bart Williams, GlobalSim, USA, reports on a virtual reclaiming programme of a stacking yard.
Amy Reynolds, International Grains Council, UK, provides an overview of the highs in global supply and demand for different grains over the past five years and questions how long this will continue.
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Karl Woodhouse, SAMSON Materials Handling, UK, considers the structural and environmental considerations of importing cement clinker at a bulk terminal in Abidjan.
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According to BIMCO newbuild contracts have been signed for the dry bulk and tanker shipping industries at an increasing pace so far in 2017.