Bulk Shipping

News and views about dry cargo shipping and cargo handling

Traffic at Yanbu Commercial port has increased significantly, with the port handling its largest ever ship recently

Yanbu sets new record

Yanbu sets new record...

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu port recently worked the Jin Tai Feng, a bulk carrier loaded with more than 82,...
Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu port recen...
The bulk carrier Penna Suraksha making the maiden call at Cochin’s latest cement terminal

Cochin opens fourth cement ter...

Cochin opens fourth c...

The recent arrival in Cochin of the bulk carrier Penna Suraksha, transporting 25,000 tonnes of cemen...
The recent arrival in Cochin of t...
The first phase of the new agricultural products terminal in Salalah port is now operational

Agriculture products terminal ...

Agriculture products ...

A new agri bulk terminal has been opened in the Port of Salalah as part of an ongoing business diver...
A new agri bulk terminal has been...
Essar has built India’s largest iron ore handling complex at Vizag

Essar inaugurates India’s larg...

Essar inaugurates Ind...

Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL)’s new 24 million tonnes per annum capacity iron ore handling termina...
Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL)...
Salalah port has purchased new bulk handling equipment

Salalah buys bulk handling har...

Salalah buys bulk han...

Oman’s port of Salalah has placed a £5 million contract with a Northern Ireland company called Teles...
Oman’s port of Salalah has plac...
Kandla Port will be the site of an important new fertilizer handling facility

Bulk terminal investment for K...

Bulk terminal investm...

Deendayal Port in Kandla is to have an exclusive, mechanised facility for handling fertilizer cargo....
Deendayal Port in Kandla is to ha...
Gautam Adani, chairman of the Adani Group, speaking at the event to inaugurate the Dhamra Port expansion

Second phase of Dhamra port ex...

Second phase of Dhamr...

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, has inaugurated the P...
Adani Ports and Special Economic ...
More silos for grain are to be constructed at Sohar Port

Grain storage facility investm...

Grain storage facilit...

Oman-based Sohar Flour Mills, a partnership between Atyab Investments and Essa Al Ghurair Investment...
Oman-based Sohar Flour Mills, a p...
The newly acquired Panamax, ISL Star

ISL buys bulk carrier

ISL buys bulk carrier...

Dubai-based International Shipping & Logistics (ISL) has taken the important step of acquiring i...
Dubai-based International Shippin...
Essar Ports Vizag facility is being upgraded

Double digit growth for Essar ...

Double digit growth f...

Essar Ports Limited (EPL), one of the leading private port terminal operators in India, has a report...
Essar Ports Limited (EPL), one of...
Essar Bulk Terminal Salaya can now handle vessels up to 100,000 dwt capacity

Essar poised to complete termi...

Essar poised to compl...

One of India’s leading private terminal operators, Essar Ports, has confirmed that two major investm...
One of India’s leading private ...
Bahri Dry Bulk is in the process of significantly expanding its fleet

Bulk carrier funding secured b...

Bulk carrier funding ...

Bahri Dry Bulk has secured Sharia-compliant funding of SAR 360 million from Bank Al Bilad, one of th...
Bahri Dry Bulk has secured Sharia...
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