Latest News for: Bulk carriers

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Jiangnan Shipyard achieves major VLEC milestone

China Daily 13 May 2021
According to Kleess, the containment system can be used on LNG carrier and as fuel tanks in dual-fuel ships like bulk carriers, tankers, or container ships. On Wednesday, ABS gave in-principle approval for the containment system to be used on 79,800 cu m LNG carriers, paving the way for the broader application of the system.
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TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING to collect operational data on bulk carrier

Dry Bulk 12 May 2021
The data will be shared with shipyard and shipowner and used to develop new ship types. .
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CSX to Acquire Quality Carriers, Inc.

Omaha World-Herald 12 May 2021
("Quality Carriers"), the largest provider of bulk liquid chemicals truck transportation in North America, from Quality Distribution, Inc ... A leader in bulk chemicals transportation since 1913, Quality Carriers operates the most extensive bulk tank trucking fleet in North America, with around 2,500 drivers.
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Quality Distribution Agrees to Sell its Quality Carriers Business to CSX Corporation

The Marshall News Messenger 12 May 2021
Quality Carriers, which operates the largest liquid bulk chemical trucking network in North America, will become a standalone entity within CSX and remain headquartered in Tampa ... About Quality Carriers. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Quality Carriers operates the largest liquid bulk chemical trucking network in North America.
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Tampa chemical trucking company sold to CSX in ‘game-changer’ shipping deal

Tampa Bay Times 12 May 2021
Quality Distribution, a privately held logistics and transportation company headquartered in downtown Tampa, is spinning off and selling its Quality Carriers arm, which operates North America’s largest shipping network for bulk liquid chemicals like fuels, acids and fertilizers.
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CSX to Acquire Quality Carriers

TT News 12 May 2021
Class I railroad CSX Corp. is acquiring bulk liquid carrier Quality Carriers Inc. in a deal that expands the railroad’s footprint in the United States, Canada and Mexico ... .
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Alaska Airlines Orders More Embraer E175s And Boeing 737 MAX Jets

Simple Flying 12 May 2021
The carrier will add 17 new Embraer jets to the regional fleet starting in 2022 ... To prime the carrier for that growth, the airline decided to augment its fleet ... The fourth country to join the carrier’s route network, flights to Belize will be coming soon ... The Embraer E175s make up the bulk of the carrier’s regional fleet.
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Belships takes fleet to 26 with another new ultramax bulker

Splash24/7 12 May 2021
Belships is paying $3m upon signing the contract, which is expected to take place during Q2 2021 ... Last month, the company acquired a Chinese-built (2017) ultramax bulk carrier for $21.75m ... .
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Research into Converting Current Ships to Zero Carbon Operations

The Maritime Executive 12 May 2021
Moller – Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Line, Seaspan Corporation, and Total, will address various vessel types including containerships, tankers, and bulk carriers, and their potential conversion from conventional fuel oil, or integration ...
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Seanergy Announces Delivery of Capesize M/V Flagship

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 11 May 2021
announced today that it has taken delivery of the 176,387 dwt Capesize bulk ...
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Demo rates hit $550 per ldt

Splash24/7 10 May 2021
Demo prices have shot up amid fierce competition between Pakistan and Bangladesh for limited tonnage. The 1998-built handy bulk carrier Vika has recently fetched $550 per ldt in Pakistan, a price considered “unthinkable” a few days ago, demo broker EBM reported ... In Bangladesh, the national lockdown has been extended to May 16 ... .
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Greece Supports Emission Fund Telling EC Operators and Polluters Pay

The Maritime Executive 10 May 2021
The minister took a position supporting the concepts of an independent fund for the shipping industry which works off the principle that polluters pay ...  . Greek ship operators control more than a quarter of the world’s crude oil tanker fleet and nearly one-sixth of the global ore and bulk carrier fleet ... ....
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DESMI Launches Two New BWMS Expanding Coverage for Ships at Sea

The Maritime Executive 09 May 2021
The new systems are CompactClean Bulker and CompactClean OptIMO. These new systems join the DESMI portfolio of BWMS alongside the well-known CompactClean BWMS ... The CompactClean Bulker – is a BWMS optimized for the operation of Bulk Carriers or other vessel types, where the discharge of ballast water is performed at increased flowrate ... ....
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ClarkSea Index hits 2021 high sitting at twice the ten-year trend

Splash24/7 09 May 2021
The cross-sector ClarkSea Index, a weighted average of tanker, bulk carrier, containership and gas carrier earnings managed by Clarkson Research Services, hit a new high for 2021 of $24,351 per day on Friday.
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