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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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IBIA calls for greater take-up of 
ISO 2010 specs for bunkers

AJOT | February 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a bid to improve bunker quality across the marine fuel supply chain, the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has called on marine fuel suppliers to adopt the ISO 2010 specifications for bunkers. Despite having been introduced four years ago to improve bunker standards, it is estimated that only a quarter of bunker suppliers are currently supplying in accordance with the 2010 specifications. Read More »

First 104,000DWT class Post-Panamax coal carrier Akatsuki delivered

AJOT | February 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the delivery of the Akatsuki, the first 104,000 DWT class Post-Panamax coal carrier, which was jointly developed with Sanoyas Shipbuilding Corporation (President: Takashi Ueda; Headquarters: Kita-ku, Osaka) and built at the Sanoyas Shipbuilding Mizushima Shipyard. Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics strengthens service from Santander, Spain to South Africa & Australia

AJOT | February 18, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has started the year by introducing a new service departing Santander, Spain twice a month for South Africa and on to Australia. The enhanced product which includes additional capacity and extended port coverage reflects WWL’s ongoing work to extend its services to meet customers’ needs. Read More »

Globalink gets oversized mining equipment from China to Kazakhstan

AJOT | February 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Globalink, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC for Kazakhstan, in its 20 years history of operations in the CIS market, has gained a well-deserved reputation for being the Project Logistics Managements Company of choice by EPC, Oil & Gas and Mining companies in the region. Read More »

Fednav launches its new website

PR Newswire | February 12, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

To mark its 70th anniversary, Fednav Limited, the largest international dry-bulk shipping group in Canada, launched its new website, complete with a new brand image and a short video that showcases its activities. Read More »

AmeraMex International Receives Equipment Orders Totaling $404,000

AJOT | February 11, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

AmeraMex International, Inc., a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies, infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced that it has received a $100,000 mix equipment order from a customer in Vietnam and an $304,000 order for large capacity container handlers from a customer in Central America. Read More »

Heavies for Abu Dhabi by barge from Switzerland and Germany via Antwerp by Alexander Global Logistic

AJOT | February 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Alexander Global Logistics, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in Germany, reports their next successful barge-full-charter from the Swiss inland-port of Basel and from the German inland-port of Duisburg for a load of approx. 1.000 cbm of machinery to be on-forwarded via Antwerp to Abu Dhabi. Alexander Global Logistics was in charge of loading/unloading, survey by own specialists and charter of barge and transport arrangements. The biggest case was 18,84 m x 5,95 m x 5,64 m with a weight of 120,5 tons. Read More »

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought in by ISS

AJOT | February 10, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world's leading maritime services provider, has announced a key hire in its Cargo Solutions division. Vincent Mazzone, a dry bulk supply chain and risk management professional, has been appointed to the newly created Geneva-based role of Vice President Cargo Solutions Business Development. Read More »

Icy Illinois River impedes barge traffic, little relief seen

Reuters | February 07, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Icy waters on the Illinois River brought barge traffic to a virtual halt this week, slowing transportation of grains and other raw materials to export terminals at the U.S. Gulf with no relief expected as forecasts call for more bitter cold weather in the coming days, officials said on Friday. Read More »

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v APL Sardonyx

GlobeNewswire | February 07, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Diana Containerships Inc. announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated third party the 1995-built vessel “APL Sardonyx” for demolition, with delivery due to the buyers by the end of February, 2014, for a sale price of approximately US$10.0 million before commissions. Read More »

Gov. Jindal & International Shipholding Corp. President Johnsen announce relocation to New Orleans

AJOT | February 06, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Governor Bobby Jindal and International Shipholding Corp. President Erik L. Johnsen announced the company will relocate its corporate headquarters from Mobile, Ala., to New Orleans, where the business was founded in 1947. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange as ISH, the company owns and operates a global fleet of waterborne cargo vessels. ISH recorded annual revenue of more than $310 million in its just concluded 2013 fiscal year. After Hurricane Katrina, recovery challenges led the company to relocate its corporate headquarters to Mobile. Read More »

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