Breakbulk & Projects

MEC may expand railway in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

The UAE's MEC Holdings said it is interested in expanding its planned railway project in Indonesia and wants to find more domestic buyers for its coal.

MEC, previously known as Middle East Coal, has a coal mine project in East Kalimantan and Read More »

Holleman moves large industrial tanks through Bulgarian winter

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

During harsh winter conditions earlier this year Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., Member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC and the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE, operated a total of six transportations for a project to move 6 pcs large tanks for a chemical Read More »

Transy first move heavy turbine runner from Ukraine to China container carrier

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Transport Systems TRANSY, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC in Russia and Ukraine, handled the difficult movement of an 80 ton heavy turbine runner from the Ukraine Port of Illychevsk with destination Tianjin Port in China.

Due Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Albany gears up

George Lauriat | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

In early February the MV Beluga SkySails called the Port of Albany to pick up a load of power generating equipment manufactured by General Electric (GE) in nearby Schenectady, New York. It was a significant call in a number of respects. In the first insta Read More »

Shippers may gain from quarterly ore price switch

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

A switch by major miners to quarterly pricing of iron ore contracts is likely to lift rates in the short-term for larger capesize ships with volatile freight activity expected, brokers and analysts said.
Rio Tinto became the latest miner on Friday Read More »

Greek shippers set to grow despite crisis at home

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Greek ship owners are gearing up for expansion despite the economic turmoil at home and aim to capitalise on a downturn in the seaborne sector by snapping up vessel assets at lower prices. Read More »

Rickmers appoints Telemar for its fleet

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Telemar Group through its German subsidiary Telemar GmbH is to provide broadband satellite communication for the entire Rickmers fleet. The Rickmers Group, operating a fleet of 102 vessels, is a diversified group with activities in the business fields Read More »

Dockwise secures $40 million in near-term contracts and variation commitments

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise Ltd. announced seven near-term contract wins for the transportation of four jack-up rigs, jack-up construction vessels, supply boats and a floating crane barge, to be transported to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Egypt; Sharjah, UAE; Singapore; Rotterda Read More »

Volkswagen awards WWL contract for Chattanooga faciltity

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global leader in factory-to-dealer logistics, has been awarded the vehicle processing and yard management business at Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations new plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Read More »

Intermarine revises BSC

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Intermarine, the agent for the Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express announces that the carriers will revise the bunker surcharges on all services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean effective May 6, 2010. Read More »

Kazakhstan to triple Iran grain shipments

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Kazakhstan, Central Asia's largest grain producer, plans to increase shipments through Iran by launching a terminal in an Iranian port and building a new railway link, a senior Kazakh official said. Read More »

CP Rail, Teck reach coal shipment deal

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said it has reached a one-year agreement with miner Teck Resources to transport metallurgical coal from its mines in southeastern British Columbia to Pacific Coast ports.

CP Rail, Canada's second-largest rail comp Read More »

Key figure of U.S. chemical demand climbs

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Chemical shipments on U.S. railroads rose 14.1 percent last week, the Association of American Railroads said.

Chemicals shipments on trains, called rail-car loadings, are a measure of demand for products ranging from plastics to fertilizers. Read More »

Saudi phosphate railway seen complete by end of year

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

A railway to transport phosphate and bauxite ore that would serve a project Saudi Arabian Mining Co is developing is expected to be in operation by the end of this year, state news agency SPA said.

The mineral line would link the phosphate mi Read More »

Rail woes cap Russia’s northern oil product exports

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Refined oil product export ports in northwest Russia are unable to use a third of their capacity due to rail bottlenecks and bureaucracy, forcing shippers to channel rising output via the Baltic states.

Port sources said oil product exports v Read More »

WWL expands North America-Middle East ocean service

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global leader in factory-to-dealer logistics, has announced significant enhancements to its ocean service in the Middle East due to an uptick in demand within the region.
Starting this month, WWL has increase Read More »

The world’s largest offshore wind farm uses Technotex ULTRALIFT’ slings

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Technotex/Ultralift, supporting industry manufacturer to the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) global network for asset based companies, active in the heavy cargo transport market, assists 23 kilometers off the coast of Suffolk, UK, the world's largest Read More »

GAC Kuwait successfully delivered giant transformers for Jaber Al Ahmed ‘W’ Substation

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

When four mammoth transformers weighing in at 210 tons each had to be transported and placed onto foundation at Kuwait's Jaber Al Ahmed 'W' Substation, it was GAC Kuwait that was entrusted with the task.
Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company Read More »

Premium Article  Infrastructure projects provide export opportunities to Latin America

Peter Buxbaum | March 28, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

Public works, mining, alternative energy are benefiting from government spending and private investment


The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. recently announced that it will be providing $1 billion in loan guarantees under an agreem Read More »

CEE celebrates 1st anniversary


AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Cargo Equipment Experts CEE, a global network for equipment owners and asset based companies within the heavy cargo transport market, passed it's first year 
mark of activities. The management is satisfied with the positive reception of the network, Read More »