India: New Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo for Major Ports in Place from 20th August 2016

India: New Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo for Major Ports in Place from 20th August 2016

India's Ministry of Shipping has formulated a new Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo for all Major Ports which will come into effect from 20th August, 2016. The objective of the new Berthing Policy is to: • …
Jun 23, 2016 /  Vessels
Curious to Know and See: How Self-Unloading Ships Work (Video)

Curious to Know and See: How Self-Unloading Ships Work (Video)

Gravity-fed self-unloaders are highly specialized vessels that can quickly and efficiently discharge dry bulk cargo without the assistance of shore-side equipment or personnel. Self-unloading cargo ship - Image: …
May 16, 2016 /  Curious
Baltic index dips to a record low on China economy concerns

Baltic index dips to a record low on China economy concerns

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying industrial commodities, extended its record low on Wednesday (Jan 6) as concerns over the Chinese economy continued to affect vessel …
Jan 8, 2016 /  Finance