France’s Egis International (EI) has started preparing a preliminary feasibility study for the development of the Commercial Seaport of Berdyansk (BMTP), the stateowned operator of Berdyansk harbour in the Ukrainian part of the Sea of Azov.
Scoular, an Omaha-based exporter of grain and feed and food ingredients to international markets, has opened a new high-speed grain elevator on terminal at Richmond Marine Terminal (RMT) in the Port of Virginia, replacing an older conveyor system.
The timetable for replacement of Burnie’s 50-yearold shiploader has been advanced, with the federal government allocating A$40M from the Tasmanian Rail Freight Revitalisation Program to begin works next year
ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has announced that, despite efforts to cut costs, it is to close its steel plant at Saldanha, affecting both exports out of the neighbouring port and demand for iron ore on the railway from the Northern Cape mines to Saldanha
Russia’s EFKO and VTB groups have agreed to jointly build and operate deepwater facilities at the country’s new Black Sea harbour of Taman to handle 10 Mtpa of grain and oil meal, as well as 3 Mtpa of vegetable oil exports
South Africa’s Transnet has signed a ZAR10B (US$683M) 10-year take-or-pay contract with Ledjadja Coal to transport 3.6 Mtpa of coal from the Waterberg Basin in Limpopo Province to Richards Bay, showing that the Waterberg is finally being opened up.