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Breakbulk industry and maritime shipping news from American Journal of Transportation


Goltens lands major ballast water retrofit orders with NYK Bulk & Projects, BW LPG

AJOT | February 07, 2019 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Bulk

Breaking more records at the Port of Davisville
Breaking more records at the Port of Davisville

AJOT | February 01, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

For the seventh time in eight years, Quonset's Port of Davisville had a record-breaking year for auto imports. In 2018, a total of 241,851 vehicles arrived at Davisville by ship, an 8.7% increase from 2017. An additional 38,536 arrived by rail and truck last year.

SAL Heavy Lift delivers bridge sections from China to Norway
SAL Heavy Lift delivers bridge sections from China to Norway

AJOT | January 28, 2019 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

SAL Heavy Lift delivers 12 bridge sections for the Beitstadsundbrua bridge from China to Norway.

Green Shipping Line Teams Up With Kongstein

AJOT | January 28, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Energy News | Maritime

India Iron Ore Output Seen at 9-Year High Before Leases Expire

Bloomberg | January 27, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | International Trade

ITUC joins opposition to BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping

AJOT | January 25, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Bulk

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping

AJOT | January 22, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Freight derivative trade volumes up in 2018
Freight derivative trade volumes up in 2018

AJOT | January 08, 2019 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Bulk

Figures compiled by the Baltic Exchange reveal that the overall volume of Forward Freight Agreement (FFA) trades increased in 2018.

The Port of Wilmington, Delaware, welcomes first Swedish Steel vessel for 2018-19 winter season
The Port of Wilmington, Delaware, welcomes first Swedish Steel vessel for 2018-19 winter season

AJOT | December 14, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

The Port of Wilmington, Delaware, received the first winter shipment of SSAB/Swedish Steel products on Dec. 10, 2018. The arrival of the geared bulker, M.V. Amazoneborg, marked the 13th consecutive season that Swedish Steel has routed through Wilmington its high-quality steel plate, cold rolled steel sheets in coils, as well as its hot rolled steel sheets in coils.

Great Lakes Seaway Shipping Tonnage Rises with Peak Season
Great Lakes Seaway Shipping Tonnage Rises with Peak Season

AJOT | November 19, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership reports an increase in St. Lawrence Seaway traffic with year-to-date (YTD) total cargo shipments through October of 30.5 million metric tons, a four percent increase over the same timeframe last year. Total vessel transits were also up by five percent over the same time in 2017. As domestic and international shippers prepare for peak season, Great Lakes Seaway shipping continues growth while sustaining optimal capacity for shippers at American Great Lakes ports.

Finnlines Plc Financial Review January–September 2018 (unaudited)

AJOT | November 06, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

ZEAMARINE appoints Stehle as COO
ZEAMARINE appoints Stehle as COO

AJOT | November 01, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

ZEAMARINE, a new global leader in the transport of project, breakbulk and heavylift cargo, has announced the appointment of Dominik Stehle as Chief Commercial Officer, effective February 1, 2019. He will be based in Hamburg, Germany.

BBC Chartering and Seaboard create joint “Andino Service”
BBC Chartering and Seaboard create joint “Andino Service”

AJOT | October 29, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

As part of their mission to improve services for shippers moving cargo between the US Gulf Coast, Jamaica, and ports in Ecuador, Peru and Chile, BBC Chartering and Seaboard Marine are pleased to announce a new strategic cooperation which will be marketed as “Andino Service.”

Iran’s ‘demented words of violence’ fail to stop US soy trade
Iran’s ‘demented words of violence’ fail to stop US soy trade

Bloomberg | October 23, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | International Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter in July to blast Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in ALL CAPS for “demented words of violence.”

Port Houston Hosts Successful Breakbulk Americas 2018 Conference
Port Houston Hosts Successful Breakbulk Americas 2018 Conference

AJOT | October 15, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Port Houston, the largest breakbulk and general cargo port complex in North America, hosted the annual Breakbulk Americas 2018 conference in Houston for the seventh time in a row.

Weekly Freightos Baltic Index update

AJOT | October 04, 2018 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Breakbulk News

Bahri highlights growing presence in US at Breakbulk Americas 2018
Bahri highlights growing presence in US at Breakbulk Americas 2018

AJOT | October 04, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Logistics

Highlighting its growing presence in the U.S., Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, represented by Bahri Logistics, one of the company’s business units, participated at Breakbulk Americas 2018, the largest exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk industry in the region, held from October 2-4 in Houston, Texas.

Pasha Hawaii resumes cargo operations following passage of Tropical Storm Olivia

AJOT | September 13, 2018 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

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