Breakbulk & Projects

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 »

Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v Santa Barbara with RWE

GlobeNewswire | January 14, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Diana Shipping Inc. announced that yesterday it entered into a time charter contract with RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Essen, Germany, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v Santa Barbara. Read More »

Port of New Orleans completes 718-ton project cargo lift

AJOT | January 13, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

One of the heaviest project cargo lifts in the Port of New Orleans’ history, successfully discharging a 718-ton, 164-foot-long absorption tower from ship-to-barge. Read More »

Intercargo calls again for continued awareness and vigilance to ensure the safe carriage of bulk car

AJOT | January 13, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects

The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) again reminds all stakeholders of the continued dangers associated with the carriage of bulk cargoes that may have a potential for liquefaction. Read More »

Russia adds new informal grain export curbs in 2015

Reuters | January 13, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Russia has strengthened informal curbs on grain exports since the start of the year, further complicating trading before the introduction of an export tax, a Russian grain exporters’ lobby said on Tuesday in a letter to officials. Read More »

Philippines’ Megawide tops bid for $56 mln transport terminal project

Reuters | January 12, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Megawide Construction Corp on Tuesday emerged as the front runner to bag a contract to build and operate a 2.5 billion pesos ($56 million) transport terminal in the Philippine capital. Read More »