Breakbulk & Projects

Large rotors and stators move through Eastern Europe

AJOT | December 01, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Bulgaria, was involved in the movement of big stators and rotors in Eastern Europe. Read More »

Fourteen more shipping companies join Trident Alliance effort for enforcement of sulphur regulations

AJOT | December 01, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk | Liner Shipping

Trident Alliance, the shipping industry initiative for robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations, broadens its platform as some of Germany’s and Denmark’s most prominent shipping companies join its ranks together with new members from Chile, Greece, The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and Belgium. Read More »

Express Global Logistics bags prestigous award

AJOT | December 01, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Express Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd.,(EXG), formerly known as Express Transport Private Limited, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, are the awardees of the Gujarat Star Award 2014, in the category ‘Forwarder of the Year – Projects’. Read More »

DNV GL examines trends in container and bulk shipping

AJOT | November 25, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

DNV GL’s latest Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum looked at a broad spectrum of topics including environmental regulations, trends in ship design as well as the new DNV GL rule set. Read More »

Mexico’s IEnova wins CFE gas pipeline project near U.S. border

Reuters | November 24, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

A unit of energy infrastructure company IEnova, the Mexican subsidiary of U.S. firm Sempra Energy, said on Monday that Mexico’s state power company CFE had awarded it a 25-year contract to build and operate a natural gas pipeline in the north of the country. Read More »

Significant project cargo volumes discharged by Aaras at Port of Karachi

AJOT | November 24, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Aaras Project and Logistics Pakistan Pvt., Ltd, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Pakistan, recently handled significant amojnts of incoming project cargo in the Port of Karachi arriving onboard MV. HAN ZHI. Read More »

Golden Ocean Q3 weighed down by weak Chinese demand, one-offs

Reuters | November 24, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Dry bulk shipping firm Golden Ocean reported third-quarter earnings below expectations on Friday and said charter rates remained too low to ensure profitability while vessel prices continued to sink. Read More »

Westcan Bulk Transport named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2014

PR Newswire | November 20, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

EDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westcan Bulk Transport is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures for having a culture that has impacted its performance.

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Fast & Direct Heavy Lift handles oil field equipment in UAE

AJOT | November 19, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services LLC, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in Dubai, handled the mobilization of heavy and out of gauge oil field equipments from ICAD, Mussafah to Abu Dhabi Port. Read More »

ICAP shipping arm in merger talks with rival as M&A heats up

Reuters | November 19, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

ICAP's shipping business is in merger talks with rival shipbroker Howe Robinson, the latest potential tie-up among sector players looking for scale after years of freight market turmoil. Read More »

Lynden Logistics signs letter of intent to provide river barge services for Tulsequah Chief Mine Pro

PR Newswire | November 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Logistics, LLC is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with Chieftain Metals Corp. to provide barge services in support of the construction and production of the Tulsequah Mine in British Columbia. The services will include the barging of materials and supplies up the Taku River to the mine site and, when the mine is in production, the barge shipment of concentrate down the Taku River for transport to smelters in Asia. The polymetallic concentrate will be loaded at the mine site in bags and placed in sealed marine containers for the entire transportation move.

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Steder Group moving high and heavy door to door

AJOT | November 16, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Steder Group B.V, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for The Netherlands, moved a crane support unit measuring 7,5 meters high, from the production facility in the UK to customer doorstep in The Netherlands. Read More »

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars

AJOT | November 16, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

When Volvo Car Corporation needed a 1,000+ ton metal press delivered to its works in Olofström, Sweden, from Kaiserslautern in Germany, they posed a complex challenge for GAC’s Project Logistics experts. Read More »

Bunge loads ship with record volume of sugar in Brazil

Reuters | November 13, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

The Brazilian unit of agribusiness giant Bunge Ltd said on Thursday it is loading the UBC Ottawa with more than 105,500 tonnes of raw sugar at the port of Santos, which will set a record for a single shipment of the sweetener. Read More »

Green groups sue for fresh review of U.S. sands pipeline plan

Reuters | November 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

The U.S. State Department must halt plans to expand an oil sands pipeline route from Canada to Wisconsin until possible environmental harm has been closely studied, several green groups said in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. Read More »

SA-West Africa multi-purpose trade expected to grow in 2015

AJOT | November 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Liner Shipping

Shipping line SafmarineMPV expects the multi-purpose trade between South Africa and West Africa to grow in 2015 as South African companies strengthen their foothold in the West African market and become more globally competitive. Read More »

Aaras handled 48000 tons of Heavy Cargo in Karachi Port

AJOT | November 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Aaras Project & Logistics Pakistan Pvt., Ltd, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Pakistan, handled through their port agency in Karachi three incoming consigments, amounting to more than 48.000,- tons of various heavy items. Read More »

J. Poulsen Shipping and Hamburg Bulk Carriers in cooperative agreement

AJOT | November 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Cooperation will in the short term allow better use of the two companies' resources, while in the long term can lead to a full merger of the two companies, the companies wrote in a released statement. Read More »

EEX expands trade registration for freight contracts

Reuters | November 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) from January plans to offer trade registration for 11 dry bulk freight contracts listed on its subsidiary, Singapore-based Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX). Read More »

Cape Town offers GAC Pindar unique logistics challenge

AJOT | November 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Transport Intermediaries

The Volvo Ocean Race fleet has arrived in Cape Town but while all eyes of the sailing world have been on seven boats travelling the 6,487 nautical miles of the first leg GAC Pindar have been working hard to tackle their own logistics challenge to ensure that Cape Town race village was ready on time. Read More »