Breakbulk & Projects

Fitch: 2015 Mid-Year Outlook Stable for Thermal, Renewable and Oil & Gas Projects

AJOT | July 07, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy

The mid-year 2015 outlook for thermal, renewable and oil and gas projects is stable, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Read More »

China to lift ban on entry of miner Vale’s mega-ships

Reuters | July 03, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

China said on Friday it will allow 400,000-deadweight tonne ships to dock at its ports, officially ending a more than three-year ban that had effectively shut out Brazilian miner Vale SA's giant vessels. Read More »

Monsanto announces potential $1 billion expansion In Louisiana

AJOT | July 02, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Manufacturing project in St. Charles Parish would result in more than 500 new direct and indirect jobs Read More »

Port Hedland June iron ore exports to China up 3% m/m

Reuters | July 02, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Australia’s iron ore exports to China from Port Hedland rose 3 percent to 32.61 million tonnes in June from a month earlier, while total shipments from the port hit a record high, figures released on Thursday showed. Read More »

China’s CCCC wins $705 million tunnel contract in Bangladesh

Reuters | July 01, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

China Communications Construction Corp (CCCC) said it had won a $705 million contract to build an underwater tunnel below the Karnaphuli river in south-eastern Bangladesh. Read More »

ASA: President Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law

AJOT | June 30, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Trade promotion authority (TPA) will soon help create and strengthen international trade agreements, opening valuable markets and providing an advantage for U.S. farmers. Read More »

Express Global Logistics manages power project movement from Asia to US

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Express Global Logistics Pvt Ltd, India (EXG), member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) recently executed 18.450 freight tons of project cargo for a power project in US. Read More »

CEVA signs logistics deal to support TANAP Azerbaijan – Europe Natural gas pipeline

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced it has signed a deal with TANAP (Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project) to manage the logistics operations for the movement of giant pipes. Read More »

Adani walking away, or upping ante on Australian coal project?

Reuters | June 25, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Is India’s Adani Mining preparing to walk away from its A$10 billion ($7.7 billion) coal project in Australia’s Queensland state, or upping the ante in trying to speed up approvals for the huge project? Read More »

Havas eyes about 5% organic sales growth this year

Reuters | June 24, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects

Advertising agency Havas is aiming for organic revenue growth of about 5 percent this year, fueled by strong demand in the United States and Latin America, Chief Executive Yannick Bollore said on Wednesday. Read More »

Cameroon’s cocoa exports up 27% y/y in season through May

Reuters | June 24, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects

Cameroon’s cocoa exports rose nearly 27 percent year-on-year between the start of the cocoa season last August and May this year, to total 188,383 tonnes, the National Cocoa and Coffee Board (NCCB)‘s data showed. Read More »

Cameroon robusta coffee exports rise to 12,607 tons by end of May

Reuters | June 24, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Robusta coffee exports from Cameroon rose to 12,607 tonnes in the six months to end May 31, up from 8,087 tonnes in the same period in the previous season, National Cocoa and Coffee Board (NCCB) data showed on Wednesday. Read More »

Export-Import Bank Approves Financing for Export of 144 American-Made Bridges to Sub-Saharan Africa

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | International Trade

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Chairman and President Fred Hochberg announced today in New Castle, Delaware that the Bank will finance the sale of Acrow Corporation of America’s modular steel bridge components to the Road Development Agency in the Republic of Zambia (ROZ). EXIM will guarantee a $73 million commercial loan to facilitate the export of 144 steel bridges. Transaction will support jobs in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and several other states. Read More »

Oversize reactor travels across Black Sea with RTL

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Rostov-on-Don, Russia based project logistics provider RTL LLC signed a contract last year with leading Italian manufacturer Walter Tosto for the delivery of equipment to Russian oil and gas company Tatneft’s construction facility in Nizhnekamsk. Read More »

X2 Member Brelog moves massive underwater cable drums to Asia

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Brelog Global Logistics Solutions has coordinated the transport of a heavy lift project containing underwater communication cable coiled into three massive A.M. drums. Each drum has the approximate dimensions of 7, 40 x 6, 10 x 2, 90 m. Read More »

First Bauxite announces proposed $200 million bauxite processing investment in Louisiana

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Manufacturing facility in St. John the Baptist Parish would result in more than 200 new direct and indirect jobs; finished product to be used in the oil and gas drilling industry Read More »

Brazil’s Usiminas intends to cancel iron ore shipment contract

Reuters | June 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas intends to cancel its iron ore shipment contract with the Sudeste Port, a private terminal near Rio de Janeiro, the port said on Friday. Read More »

Hansa Heavy Lift safely launches 900 metric ton megayacht for its world premiere in Turkey

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

HHL Valparaiso’s two 700 ton cranes have lifted a new luxury yacht built by Sunrise Yachts from the dock to the sea for its world premiere in Antalya/Turkey Read More »

Floods disrupt grain shipping on Illinois River

Reuters | June 17, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Flooding halted barge traffic on the Illinois River on Wednesday and high water levels prompted futures market operator CME Group Inc to declare force majeure for all corn and soybean shipping stations for the first time in more than two years. Read More »

CME declares force majeure for corn, soy shipping stations due to floods

Reuters | June 17, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

CME Group Inc declared force majeure for all corn and soybean shipping stations because of flooding on the Illinois River, according to a notice from the exchange operator on Wednesday. Read More »