Breakbulk & Projects

Cape Town offers GAC Pindar unique logistics challenge

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

Cape Town, South Africa, 10 November 2014 - 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 »

Express Global Logistics (EXG) gets heavy cranes from Mumbai to Jebel Ali

AJOT | November 05, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Express Global Logistics PVT. LTD (formerly known as Express Transport), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC in India, arranged for the delivery of two heavy tyre mounted cranes and timely loading of 82 Mt x 1 & 70Mt x 1 of cranes onboard M.V. Grand Orion from Mumbai Port, India to Jebel Ali Port, UAE. Read More »

Shipping lines apply ‘Ebola clause’ to fend off virus risks

Reuters | November 04, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Liner Shipping

As Ebola persists in West Africa, shipping lines and traders are tweaking their contracts to protect themselves if the disease puts crews at risk of infection or prevents vessels calling at affected ports. Read More »

TransCanada boosts Keystone XL cost nearly 50 percent to C$8 billion

Reuters | November 04, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline | Intermodal | Rail

TransCanada Corp, Canada’s No.2 pipeline company, on Tuesday raised estimated capital costs for its controversial Keystone XL project to C$8 billion ($7.02 billion) from an initial projection of C$5.4 billion, citing lengthy delays. Read More »

Port Hedland iron ore exports to China up 6.5 percent in October

Reuters | November 03, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Australian shipments of iron ore to China from Port Hedland, which handles about a fifth of the world’s seaborne trade, rose 6.5 percent to a near-record in October, port data showed. Read More »

Reshamsingh in action for Kochi Integrated Refinery Petrochemical project

AJOT | October 31, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Reshamsingh, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in India, successfully completed six heavylifts of approx 100 tons each with the largest one of 20,4 meter lenght and 6 meter diameter The weight of this large piece was 117 tons. Read More »

Phillips 66 may build Texas crude pipeline

Reuters | October 29, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Phillips 66 may build its own oil pipeline from the Eagle Ford shale in Texas to one of the company’s refineries and a liquid petroleum gas export facility under construction on the state’s coastline, Chief Executive Greg Garland told analysts on Wednesday. Read More »

TransCanada says ready to seek approval for Energy East pipeline

Reuters | October 29, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

TransCanada Corp , Canada’s No.2 pipeline company, will file for regulatory approval of its C$12 billion ($10.8 billion) Energy East pipeline on Thursday, pushing forward on its plan to ship oil sands crude to eastern Canadian refineries and Atlantic export ports. Read More »

Steder Group arranges airlifts for 300 tons power equipment to Gabon

AJOT | October 28, 2014 | Air Cargo | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Steder Group B.V, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC for The Netherlands, successfully secured urgent cargo charters on behalf of Aggreko International. The project was managed through the Steder Groups branch office in Dubai. Read More »

Newport Shipping introduces a new revenue sharing concept to the Handysize sector

AJOT | October 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

London-based ship manager Newport Shipping has introduced a new revenue sharing agreement (RSA) concept to the Handysize bulk carrier sector and will now market the scheme under Newport Handy Bulkcarriers. Read More »

Bouchard Transportation accepts 2014 AMS Tug & Barge Safety Award from American Maritime Safety

AJOT | October 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the nation’s largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company, was honored by American Maritime Safety, Inc. (“AMS”)  with the 2014 AMS Tug & Barge Safety Award on Thursday, October 23, 2014.  Read More »

Hill International to Provide Project Controls Services to Dallas Area Rapid Transit

AJOT | October 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Dallas Area Rapid Transit to provide comprehensive professional services in connection with DART's capital program. Read More »

Anglo American ships first iron ore cargo from Brazil project

Reuters | October 27, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Anglo American shipped the first iron ore cargo from its long-delayed Minas Rio project in Brazil, it said on Monday, injecting more material into an already over supplied market. Read More »

Inchcape Shipping Services manages heavy-lift project in the Port of Mombasa

AJOT | October 22, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world leading maritime services provider, has successfully completed another complex heavy lift project in Africa, this time at the Port of Mombasa in Kenya. Read More »

BBC Chartering with dedicated project terminal in Houston

AJOT | October 22, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The global project carrier BBC Chartering has announced that Manchester Terminal in the Port of Houston is the carrier’s new dedicated hub in North America. Managed through Gulfstream Marine, BBC vessels and their customers can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7 serviceability in the Port of Houston. Read More »

Polytra gets rail wagons to Morocco 

AJOT | October 20, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Polytra N.V., a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC for Belgium, concluded the shipment of 20 passenger wagons from Romania to Morrocco. Read More »

Drewry: all earnings shipping index slumps 25% in September

AJOT | October 16, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk | Liner Shipping

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25% in September to stand at 115 points, according to the Shipping Insight report published by shipping consultancy Drewry. Read More »

Intermax Logistics performing Historical Tram Move in China

AJOT | October 14, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

InterMax Logistics Solution Limited, member to the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in China, is honored to handle the transportation of the first tram in Zhuhai. Read More »

Reshamsingh Busy With Power Plant Projects In India

AJOT | October 14, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

World’s first ultrahigh voltage multi-terminal system to supply hydropower across 1,700 kilometers, with highest ever converter capacity - new global benchmarks in HVDC technology Read More »

Aspin Kemp & Associates Lands $80M Contract from GE Canada, Creating 50 Jobs on PEI

PR Newswire | October 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy Drives Economic Development Across Canada

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