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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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Eagle Bulk Shipping files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Reuters | August 06, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Eagle Bulk Shipping filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, the latest in a string of shipping companies to make a Chapter 11 filing, and said it reached agreement with its lenders to cut its debt by $975 million. Read More »

ID Shipmanagement signs up to ShipServ

AJOT | August 05, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

ID Shipmanagement signs up to ShipServ

ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace, has built further on its trusted position among ship managers with the signing of Hong Kong ship manager, ID Shipmanagement. Read More »

Asia to North Europe container freight rates jump 21 percent

Reuters | August 04, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe jumped 21 percent to $1,455 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, a source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters. Read More »

Austral Asia Line expands Pacific Service

AJOT | July 31, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Austral Asia Line is expanding the pendulum general cargo and project cargo Liner service connecting North Asia (China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan) with the Pacific North West / Canada (British Columbia) into the US West Coast. Read More »

AmeraMex International provides Niger update

AJOT | July 30, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

AmeraMex International, Inc., a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced that it has received commitment letters from two Niger banks to partner with the Niger Government in the purchase of trucks from the company. Read More »

Premium Article  Bulk breaking bad

Carole Lauriat | July 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dry bulk freight rates are in a prolonged trough. Will the cycle break before the year is out? Where will the investment in ships come from? Read More »

Premium Article  Atlantic carriers face looming severe fuel regulations

Leo Ryan | July 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Atlantic carriers face looming severe fuel regulations

On both sides of the Atlantic, anxiety is rising in the boardrooms of shipping lines transporting containers, bulk and breakbulk to and from North America or between North European ports. They face compliance with tough, costly fuel regulations that will not immediately apply to any other trade lanes. Read More »

Premium Article  Steel scrap expects to recover from the doldrums ; Industry analyst foresees signs of growth

Peter Buxbaum | July 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Global steel production rose by 3.5 percent to an all-time-high of 1.6 billion tons last year, but those higher figures did not translate into increased movements of steel scrap in international trade. The reason, according to industry leaders, is that leading buyers of scrap cut their imports sharply, China by 10.2 percent over 2012 and India, by more than 30 percent in the last nine month of the year even after importing record volumes of ferrous scrap in the first quarter. Read More »

Premium Article  Will LA’s TraPac investment pay off?

Stas Margaronis | July 28, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Los Angeles expects its newly automated TraPac mega-container terminal to be operational by late 2015 and hopes productivity will equal or exceed the new, automated Port of Long Beach’s Middle Harbor terminal also scheduled to open in 2015. Read More »

Asia-Europe container freight rates fall 2.2 pct

Reuters | July 25, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell 2.2 percent to $1,203 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ending on Friday, one source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters. Read More »

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