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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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Baltic index down on falling rates for bigger vessels

Reuters | January 13, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which factors in the average daily earnings of capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize dry bulk transport vessels, fell on Monday as bigger vessels continued to slide. Read More »

Spanish windmills for Greece handled by Delta Maritime

AJOT | January 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Delta Maritime Ltd, a member to the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC for Greece, managed the safe transportation of three sets of windmills and 14 x 20’ container acessories and equipment, arriving in Ikaria main port (Agios Kyrikos) by vessel from Spain. Read More »

Baltic index down as capesize rates drop 11 pct

Reuters | January 09, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which factors in the average daily earnings of capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize dry bulk transport vessels, fell on Thursday, as capesize rates slid more than 11 percent. Read More »

Alaska Marine Lines invests in world’s most efficient refrigerated units

PR Newswire | January 08, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Alaska Marine Lines, a Lynden company providing marine transportation to and from Alaska, is continuing its efforts to work lean and green by purchasing 200 of the most energy efficient refrigerated units in the world. The Star Cool “reefers” achieve the industry’s lowest energy consumption by matching the compressor speed to the required heat load of the container rather than running at a single constant speed. In addition, the box and refrigeration equipment are built as one unit with an insulation system designed to minimize energy loss. Read More »

Baltic index down as capesize, panamax rates slip

Reuters | January 08, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which factors in the average daily earnings of capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize dry bulk transport vessels, continued to dip on Wednesday, hurt by lower capesize and panamax rates. Read More »

Diana Shipping Inc. Signs Shipbuilding Contract for the Purchase of a Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Vessel

AJOT | January 08, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Diana Shipping Inc, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly owned subsidiary, a shipbuilding contract with Yangzhou Dayang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Sinopacific International Trade Co., Ltd., for the construction of a Kamsarmax dry bulk vessel of approximately 82,000 dwt for a contract price of US$28,824,900. Read More »

Japan skips food wheat purchase tender this week

Reuters | January 07, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture will not buy food quality wheat via a regular tender this week, but plans to conduct tenders over the following three weeks in January, an official at the bureau said on Wednesday. Read More »

Greencarrier expands energy & projects business unit

AJOT | January 07, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Transport Intermediaries

Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics AS is planning to expand its services to the oil and gas industry, appointing a new head of the energy and projects business unit and opening an office in Stavanger, Norway. Read More »

UTC Overseas, Inc. opens office in Mexico

AJOT | January 06, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Transport Intermediaries

Project cargo logistics experts UTC Overseas, Inc. has announced the opening of a new office in Mexico City, Mexico, under the direction of Branch Manager Roberto Lange.  Lange will report to UTC’s Houston-based Vice President for North American Project Development Matt Loll. Read More »

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