Breakbulk & Projects

First Arctic cargo shipped through the Northwest Passage

AJOT | September 21, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Fednav, a Canadian-owned company and world leader in Arctic navigation, has announced that its vessel, the MV Nunavik sailed from Deception Bay en route to China via Canada's Northwest Passage, with a full cargo of nickel concentrate. Read More »

UPS Survey: Time to Act on Untapped Opportunities in Healthcare Industry

GlobeNewswire | September 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Transport Intermediaries

An environment of increasing risks, complex regulations and continuing cost pressures is impeding healthcare executives from moving quickly to seize untapped industry opportunities, according to the 7th annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain” survey. Read More »

Konecranes launches a new overhead crane for lifting needs in emerging markets

AJOT | September 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

The CXT UNO is primarily intended for companies operating in manufacturing, construction, and logistics. Read More »

UTC Overseas Almajdouie Logistics Company sign exclusive agency joint-venture agreement

AJOT | September 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

cooperative activities in the global project logistics field. Senior representatives of the two firms, including Brian Posthumus, President and CEO of UTC and S.I. Mustafa – CEO of Almajdouie Logistics and other executives, met recently in Saudi Arabia to formalize the agreement and celebrate its signing. Read More »

Ruslan International moves urgent oil and gas plant for Airland Logistics

AJOT | September 16, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy

Ruslan International – the company which manages 17 giant AN-124 freighter aircraft for its partners Antonov Airlines and Volga Dnepr Group – has moved 75 tonnes of urgent oil and gas industry coil-tubing equipment from London Stansted to Adelaide, to support a drilling programme in the Coober Pedy Basin of South Australia. Read More »

After standoff, Vale and China’s Cosco both claim shipping victory

Reuters | September 15, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

In the end, the answer to Brazilian miner Vale’s Chinese shipping problem turned out to be in the problem itself. Read More »

Premium Article  Anderson looks for future infrastructure projects in North America to open up export opportunities

George Lauriat | September 11, 2014 | People | Interviews | Breakbulk & Projects

In an interview with the AJOT that comes shortly after the release of the CG/CL’s 2014 Top 100 North American Infrastructure Projects, Anderson talks about country clusters and the need to provide the economic support for US exports and enterprise. Read More »

Premium Article  Hansa Heavy Lift executive sees upturn in project cargo market

Paul Scott Abbott | September 11, 2014 | People | Interviews | Breakbulk & Projects

The project cargo market is beginning to rebound, according to Joerg Roehl, chief commercial officer and managing director of Hamburg, Germany-based Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH. Read More »

Premium Article  WWPC links project forwarders with projects

George Lauriat | September 11, 2014 | People | Interviews | Breakbulk & Projects

The Group also runs the CEE (Cargo Equipment Experts), which is strictly for asset based companies that handle the actual transport of heavy and outsized cargo with their equipment and in-house services. Both networks are unique in their structure and marketing towards shippers and project owners. Based in Spain, Wolfgang Karau, a veteran in the project cargo business, is operations director for both networks. Read More »

Premium Article  Siemens’ Alma finds Charleston good fit for project cargo logistics

Paul Scott Abbott | September 11, 2014 | People | Interviews | Breakbulk & Projects

Henk Alma, manager of transportation and logistics for the Americas for the world-leading energy solutions sector of Siemens, may be based in Orlando, Fla., and a native of the Netherlands, but, when it comes to shipping huge cargo units, he has a particular liking of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s Port of Charleston. Read More »

Premium Article  Mongolia’s first: the Salkhit Wind Farm

Robert L. Wallack | September 11, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

AJOT correspondent Robert L. Wallack, reporting from Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, writes about the nation’s first wind power project. The extreme conditions in the South Gobi desert are legendary and delivering the 40 plus ton components to the Salkhit project site required grit and determination. But wind power could make Mongolia a regional powerhouse as a key player in the ASG (Asia Super Grid). Read More »

POSCO backs rail, port plan for Baosteel Australia iron ore project

Reuters | September 11, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a world awash with iron ore, Asian steel makers are still willing to sink money into new iron ore mines - as long as they are low cost and have their own ports and rail lines - to loosen the grip of the world’s giant producers. Read More »

Express Global Logistics gets power project cargo to Bangladesh 

AJOT | September 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

EXPRESS GLOBAL LOGISTICS PVT.LTD (formerly known as Express Transport), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC in India, recently loaded 8094 FRT cargo from Yantai to Mongla for a Power Project in Bangladesh.  Read More »

Rickmers-Linie supports new low sulphur regime but expects increasing costs

AJOT | September 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Rickmers-Linie has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to an increase in the cost of marine fuels. Read More »

Ekin continues moving Heavy Scrubbers in Turkey

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation, a member to the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in Turkey, has added another successful shipment to its career. Read More »

Under Water Rescue in USA by Crane Rental Corporation

AJOT | September 08, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Crane Rental Corporation, member to the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in the USA, recently recovered a customer’s Manitowoc 4600 dragline that had slipped off a bank below 70 feet of water at maximum radius off the shore (no one ent). Read More »

Crimson Shipping Co. to start Port of Fernandina Liner Service

AJOT | September 04, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Beginning September 21, 2014, Crimson Shipping Co. will begin its monthly break-bulk liner service from the Port of Fernandina, Fernandina Beach, FL to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read More »

Suttons Group acquires leading bulk chemical transport company

AJOT | September 02, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Suttons Group, the international chemical logistics and supply chain specialist, announced today that it has acquired Imperial Tankers, one of the largest bulk chemical transport companies in the UK from Hargreaves Services PLC. Read More »

Rickmers-Linie appoints Interliner Agencies as agent for South Central Europe

AJOT | September 02, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hamburg based Rickmers-Linie has appointed Interliner Agencies as its new agent in South Central Europe. Read More »

Rowen Viking rig upgrade completed within schedule

AJOT | September 02, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has completed a major upgrade of a Keppel Fels ‘N’ Class drilling rig, one of the largest in the North Sea, in thirty days less than was initially projected by the client. Read More »