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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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U.S. Senate panel to introduce Keystone XL bill Thursday

Reuters | January 05, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

The head of the Senate energy committee plans to introduce a bill next week to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, though the full chamber faces a battle in obtaining needed votes to overcome any veto by President Barack Obama. Read More »

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Houston With RWE

GlobeNewswire | January 05, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Essen, Germany, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v Houston. Read More »

Sacyr-led group wins $233 mln claim in Panama Canal dispute

Reuters | January 05, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

A consortium led by Spanish-builder Sacyr said on Thursday it has won a $233 million settlement in a dispute over cost overruns in an expansion of the Panama Canal, half what the group had been seeking in the lawsuit. Read More »

Panama lowers 2014 growth estimate down to 6.3 pct

Reuters | December 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway | Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port | Dry Bulk Port | Break Bulk Port | RoRo Port | Container Port

Panama on Sunday lowered its 2014 growth expectation to 6.3 percent, down from a previous estimate of around 7 percent. Read More »

Doubts deepen over Chinese-backed Nicaragua canal as work starts

Reuters | December 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

When one of the poorest countries in the Americas and a little-known Chinese businessman said they planned to undertake one of the biggest engineering projects in history, few people took them seriously. Read More »

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics honored by industry peers

AJOT | December 22, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Transport Intermediaries

Officials from Project Cargo Network (PCN) presented C.H. Robinson Project Logistics with the 2014 Regional ‘Americas’ Award for the second year in a row during their annual summit on November 16-18 in Rome, Italy. Read More »

GAC Pindar’s latest Volvo Ocean Race logistics challenge in Abu Dhabi

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Transport Intermediaries

The leading boats of the Volvo Ocean Race have now arrived at Khalifa Port. Behind the scenes GAC Pindar’s logistics team ensured that the original race village from Alicante was safely delivered and re-built in Abu Dhabi, 62 days and 11,672 nautical miles later, after leapfrogging the second race stop in Cape Town. Read More »

India’s Tata Steel restarts key iron mines amid shortage

Reuters | December 17, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

India’s Tata Steel Ltd resumed production from two of its four iron ore mines on Tuesday, a company source and a government official said, cutting a shortage that had forced the company to import the raw material for the first time. Read More »

CSL St-Laurent Sets Sail on Maiden Voyage, Completing CSL’s Trillium Class Newbuild Program

PR Newswire | December 16, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

MONTREAL, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The second of Canada Steamship Lines' (CSL) two newbuild Trillium Class Great Lakes bulk carriers, CSL St-Laurent, was delivered on November 26, 2014 and set sail on her maiden voyage on December 13. She departed at 20:00 CST from Yangfan shipyard on Zhoushan Island, China, en route to Canada where she is set to operate throughout the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.

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Kinder Morgan investors approve $44 bn deal to put pipelines under Kinder Morgan Inc.

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Kinder Morgan’s diverse base of investors approved on Thursday a $44 billion deal to bring four related pipeline companies under the roof of Kinder Morgan Inc. The approval of the deal heralds the official beginning of a new era for Houston-based Kinder Morgan, which has evolved into the largest midstream company and the third largest energy company in North America by enterprise value since it was formed in 1997. Read More »

US House and Senate bipartisan support for Coast Guard Authorization

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Regulatory Issues | Ports

US House and Senate Leaders Issue Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Senators John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV (D-WV) and John Thune (R-SD), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, issued the following statement on the passage of the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014. Read More »

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