Bulk Carrier Trends

New Bulk Carrier Design Puts Ecoships in the Lotus Position

Ecoships, the technical shipmanagement arm of Newport Shipping Group, has introduced a next generation bulk carrier design, developed to set the standard in ecologically

Kenyan Consortium to Build 1,000-MW Coal Plant

A consortium led by two Kenyan firms won a government tender to build a 1,000-MW, coal-fired power plant, company officials said on Tuesday, part of moves to satisfy

Rickmers-Linie Appoints Interliner Agencies

Hamburg based Rickmers-Linie has appointed Interliner Agencies as its new agent in South Central Europe. The agency contract covers Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic,

India's Financial Hub Mumbai Hit by Power Cuts

Power cuts hit large areas of Indian financial capital Mumbai on Tuesday following a technical glitch at an electricity generation unit, but back-up generators

Scrap Metal Exporter Pens Terminal Agreement

Port Canaveral Scrap Terminal LLC (PCST), a bulk ferrous scrap exporter, has signed a lease with the Canaveral Port Authority to operate a terminal in the north cargo area at Port Canaveral.

Indian Coal Stocks Lowest Since 2012 Blackouts

State-run Coal India unable to meet rising demand; Fall in hydro power adding to grid problems. Half of India's thermal power stations have less than a week's supply of coal on hand,

US Rail Jams Force Rush to Roads and Rivers

U.S. coal-burning power utilities are being forced to turn to barges and more expensive trucks to move coal, desperate to shore up stockpiles left dangerously low

Britain's H1 Coal Power Generation Falls 19 pct

Gas-fired power generation down 11 pct; overall British electricity generation down 9.2 pct. British coal-fired power generation fell 19 percent in the first half of 2014 against a year earlier,

Latest Ocean-Going Shipbuilding Orders

Clarkson Hellas notes in its latest 'S&P Weekly Bulletin' shipbuilding orders placed in the dry bulk, tankship, gas carrier and containership sectors, as follows: Dry

Port of New Orleans Sponsors Agricultural Summit

The Port of New Orleans has signed on as a sponsor for the 9th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, taking place here October 7-9, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

Indian Coal Imports Expected to Jump in 2015

India's largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, will import about two-thirds more coal this fiscal year, its chairman said, as it looks to meet the country's growing

Mexican Economy Ministry Slams US Sugar Decision

Mexico's Economy Ministry said on Tuesday a preliminary decision by the United States to impose anti-subsidy import duties on Mexican sugar was a setback in trade

CMB Cancels Order with S.Korean Shipbuilder

Belgian dry bulk shipping group CMB said on Tuesday it had cancelled an order for four vessels with South Korean shipbuilder Samjin set to be delivered in 2014.

US to Set Anti-subsidy Duties on Mexican Sugar

The United States is set to slap anti-subsidy import duties on Mexican sugar after a preliminary decision expected to be formally annouced later on Tuesday, the

Suez Canal July Revenue at $482 mln

Revenue from Egypt's Suez Canal rose by 8.6 percent in July to $482.2 million from $443.9 million in June, Egypt's state information portal said on Monday. The waterway,

MN 100: AEP River Operations

16150 Main Circle Drive, Suite #400 St. Louis, MO 63017 Tel: (636) 530-2100  Email: info@aepriverops.com Website: www.aepriverops.com President: Keith Darling The

US Steel Producers Win Anti-dumping Case

The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers

Odfjell 2Q Results In Line with Expectations

Chemical Tankers had an EBITDA of $24 million, compared with $17 million in the first quarter. Improved utilization with only minor interruptions of trade. Time-charter results were up by 10%.

Port Metro Vancouver Approves $15m Coal Transfer Project

Port Metro Vancouver, Canada's largest port, said on Thursday it has approved a new facility to transfer coal from trains onto barges at Fraser Surrey Docks, a

Week's Ocean-Going Shipbuilding Orders Sparse

Despite some media reports of more significant ordering, there is only one firm shipbuilding order to report in the drybulk sector, according to the latest Clarkson Hellas S&P Weekly Bulletin,

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