Breakbulk & Projects

AAL Launches New Operation, AAL Japan

AJOT | January 28, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Break Bulk Port

New Tokyo office for global breakbulk and heavy lift operator; boosts its service offering & commitment to local customers. Read More »

Hans Heavy Lift boosts global management team

AJOT | January 28, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Maximilian Harmstorf as Head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, based in Hamburg/Germany. Read More »

Has China’s base metals import appetite peaked?

Reuters | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk | International Trade

Not so very long ago base metals bulls marched to the beat of the monthly release of China's trade figures. Read More »

Water works – pipeline projects for water transfer: engineering and financial challenge

Matt Miller | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

While modern-day pipeline projects have become synonymous with oil and gas, there’s another effort afoot that doesn’t get nearly the publicity: water transfer. Read More »

MOL’s newbuilding coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru to serve Chubu Electric Power

AJOT | January 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has announced the delivery of the coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru, which will serve Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., was delivered at Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on January 22, 2015. Read More »

Belgian dry bulk shipping group CMB expects volatile 2015

Reuters | January 22, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Belgian dry bulk shipping group CMB on Thursday said markets would remain volatile after a disappointing 2014 in which falling commodity prices reduced stock building by clients. Read More »

Schlumberger buying minority stake in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Discovery

Schlumberger will spend about $1.7 billion for a minority stake in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling Read More »

Preferred Bidder Selected for Final Phase of Highway 407 East

PR Newswire | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation have selected Blackbird Infrastructure Group as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 407 East Phase 2 project. Read More »

Goods Movement Coalition applauds President’s call for infrastructure development

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | International Trade

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) Executive Director Leslie Blakey commended President Obama’s emphasis on infrastructure’s role in supporting the economy during his 2015 State of the Union address. Read More »

DNV GL opens new Central China office in Nanjing

AJOT | January 21, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy

The world’s largest ship and offshore classification society DNV GL has opened up a new office in Nanjing. Read More »

Cargo of 25,000 Tonnes of UK rapeseed to head to Turkey

Reuters | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

A cargo of 25,000 tonnes of British rapeseed will be shipped to Turkey next month, farmer-owned grain merchant Openfield said on Tuesday. Read More »

BNSF Logistics announces wind logistics innovation

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

BNSF Logistics has announced the successful testing of their new innovative fixtures developed to move wind turbine blades more efficiently via rail and ship. Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services achieves ISO standards for its energy and project business unit

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Greencarrier Freight Services’ business has strengthened its position in the energy and project forwarding markets by achieving management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its Energy & Project Business Unit. Read More »

Shipping must remain energy-efficient in a low crude price environment

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Ship efficiency remains just as relevant and important in a bearish oil market as it does when shipowners have to pay over US$600 for a ton of Heavy Fuel Oil. Read More »

ExxonMobil Begins Production at the Sakhalin-1 Arkutun-Dagi Field

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Refinery | International Trade

Arkutun-Dagi production to reach 90,000 barrels per day. Total Sakhalin-1 daily production to exceed 200,000 barrels. Read More »

Leading companies join campaign to encourage corporates to commit to 100% renewable power

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | International Trade

Switching to renewables is a smart business decision, IKEA Group and Nestlé say at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services achieves ISO standards for its Energy and Project Business Unit

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Breakbulk

Greencarrier Freight Services’ business has strengthened its position in the energy and project forwarding markets by achieving management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its Energy & Project Business Unit. Read More »

Eversendai Offshore selects AVEVA Marine for Integrated Engineering & Design

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Breakbulk

Middle Eastern EPC deploys AVEVA software for offshore projects in record time Read More »

Thai “safeguard” duty cuts India’s steel exports to Thailand

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

A "safeguard" duty on India’s steel exports to Thailand have severely impacted Indian shipments of steel. Industry sources said the move has led to a drastic fall in exports of hot rolled coil (HR Coil) to Thailand at 13,000 tonnes during April-October period of current fiscal against 2 lakh tonnes in the entire 2013-14. Read More »

UTC Overseas expanding eocus on food and beverage industry logistics

AJOT | January 15, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for approving H.R. 37, which would protect community banks from an arbitrary and damaging provision of the Volcker Rule and correct an oversight in the JOBS Act that excludes savings and loan holding companies. Read More »