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 »

Premium Article  Canada’s West Coast: getting serious about project cargo

Leo Quigley | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Transporting project cargo and high and heavy loads from Canada’s West Coast to industrial projects such as the Oilsands in Alberta, LNG plants proposed for Northern British Columbia and biofuels plants and inland grain terminals in Saskatchewan have been the topic of much discussion between Canada’s three Western Premiers and industry stakeholders. Read More »

Premium Article  “Blade Runner” system gives BNSF Logistics an edge to handling wind blades

Matt Miller | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Intermodal | Rail

BNSF Logistics LLC is developing a new system for transporting certain types of oversized cargo that the company says will improve handling efficiency by 25% to 35%. The initial focus is on the giant blades used in wind turbines. Read More »

Premium Article  Moving choppers from the Middle East to Alabama

Peter Buxbaum | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Global Shipping coordinates project move from Jordan for refurbishing 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 »