Shipping professionals continue to see tonnage oversupply as the main reason for the current depressed state of the dry bulk freight
market, with more than half of those polled citing this as the key issue hampering the sector.
And as the level of savings also depends on the distance which can be covered on a cost-effective basis on inland waterways, inland/coastal shipping is a worthwhile alternative for fragile goods with high trans-shipment costs, but less so for bulk freight
characteristic of inland navigation.
Historical data of bulk freight
rates (BDI, BCI), freight costs for iron ore shipments to China;
Based on type of freight, the market is classified into the following segments: - Bulk freight
- General freight Based on mode of transportation, the market is segmented into the following: - Roadways - Railroad - Air - Waterways - PipelinesKey Vendors - C.
Some of the noteworthy developments of this industry include rebounded dry bulk freight
rates, shrinking charter hire prices and over-supply of dry bulk carrier capacity.
Product range includes everything from dry-ice shippers, chilled and room temperature solutions around the SHERPA brand of products, the soon to be released CHRONOS Advance high performance range and bulk freight
forwarding solutions leveraging the COOLPALL brand.
NASDAQ: RLOG), a leading provider of bulk freight
shipping services in the Great Lakes region.
Thato Raphaka was officially launched the wagons told the gathering that BR has since 2006 endeavored to shift its market position as a transit route to being a bulk freight
railway supporting and helping grow Botswana s exports especially in the mining sectors adding that this is a necessary direction and is in line with prevailing government economic objectives.
CIT Rail owns more than 100,000 railcars and 450 locomotives leased to approximately 500 customers and provides financial solutions to the bulk freight
The project will enable the port to handle cruise ships of more than 250 metres in length, supply vessels servicing the Bass Strait oilfields and bulk freight
operations which will, among other things, improve Eden%s links with tourism and timber activity in the Snowy Mountains and South Coast regions.
Earlier in 2006, BR initiated a plan aiming at reducing its reliance on dwindling transit freight traffic by transforming itself into a bulk freight
railway, with major focus on export traffic.
Transplace will provide Univar access to its award-winning technology to be the engine that plans, executes and manages all truckload, less-than-truckload and bulk freight
inbound and outbound for more than 100 locations.