Breakbulk & Projects

Vale’s mega-ships dock at five Chinese ports

Reuters | February 01, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk | Ports & Terminals

Brazilian miner Vale's mega-ships have been able to dock at five ports in China, the firm's head of investor relations said as a ban that had been in place since 2012 is relaxed. Read More »

China COSCO, China Shipping Development flag profitable 2014

Reuters | February 01, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk | Liner Shipping

China COSCO, the country's largest dry bulk shipping line, said its 2014 net profit would be more than 50 percent higher than the previous year after it made headway in increasing revenue. Read More »

Senator Shuster releases statement on senate approval of Keystone bill

AJOT | January 30, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) released the following statement following the Senate bipartisan passage of legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline project Read More »

AAL Launches New Operation, AAL Japan

AJOT | January 28, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Break Bulk Port

New Tokyo office for global breakbulk and heavy lift operator; boosts its service offering & commitment to local customers. Read More »

Hans Heavy Lift boosts global management team

AJOT | January 28, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Maximilian Harmstorf as Head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, based in Hamburg/Germany. Read More »

Has China’s base metals import appetite peaked?

Reuters | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk | International Trade

Not so very long ago base metals bulls marched to the beat of the monthly release of China's trade figures. Read More »

Water works – pipeline projects for water transfer: engineering and financial challenge

Matt Miller | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

While modern-day pipeline projects have become synonymous with oil and gas, there’s another effort afoot that doesn’t get nearly the publicity: water transfer. Read More »

MOL’s newbuilding coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru to serve Chubu Electric Power

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

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has announced the delivery of the coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru, which will serve Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., was delivered at Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on January 22, 2015. Read More »

Belgian dry bulk shipping group CMB expects volatile 2015

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Belgian dry bulk shipping group CMB on Thursday said markets would remain volatile after a disappointing 2014 in which falling commodity prices reduced stock building by clients. Read More »

Schlumberger buying minority stake in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Discovery

Schlumberger will spend about $1.7 billion for a minority stake in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling Read More »

Preferred Bidder Selected for Final Phase of Highway 407 East

PR Newswire | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation have selected Blackbird Infrastructure Group as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 407 East Phase 2 project. Read More »

Goods Movement Coalition applauds President’s call for infrastructure development

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | International Trade

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) Executive Director Leslie Blakey commended President Obama’s emphasis on infrastructure’s role in supporting the economy during his 2015 State of the Union address. Read More »

DNV GL opens new Central China office in Nanjing

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy

The world’s largest ship and offshore classification society DNV GL has opened up a new office in Nanjing. Read More »

Cargo of 25,000 Tonnes of UK rapeseed to head to Turkey

Reuters | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

A cargo of 25,000 tonnes of British rapeseed will be shipped to Turkey next month, farmer-owned grain merchant Openfield said on Tuesday. Read More »

BNSF Logistics announces wind logistics innovation

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

BNSF Logistics has announced the successful testing of their new innovative fixtures developed to move wind turbine blades more efficiently via rail and ship. Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services achieves ISO standards for its energy and project business unit

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Greencarrier Freight Services’ business has strengthened its position in the energy and project forwarding markets by achieving management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its Energy & Project Business Unit. Read More »

Shipping must remain energy-efficient in a low crude price environment

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Ship efficiency remains just as relevant and important in a bearish oil market as it does when shipowners have to pay over US$600 for a ton of Heavy Fuel Oil. Read More »

ExxonMobil Begins Production at the Sakhalin-1 Arkutun-Dagi Field

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Refinery | International Trade

Arkutun-Dagi production to reach 90,000 barrels per day. Total Sakhalin-1 daily production to exceed 200,000 barrels. Read More »

Leading companies join campaign to encourage corporates to commit to 100% renewable power

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | International Trade

Switching to renewables is a smart business decision, IKEA Group and Nestlé say at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services achieves ISO standards for its Energy and Project Business Unit

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Breakbulk

Greencarrier Freight Services’ business has strengthened its position in the energy and project forwarding markets by achieving management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its Energy & Project Business Unit. Read More »