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Cement by sea

12 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Moving cement by sea is a difficult business, often requiring dedicated vessels fitted with specialist equipment. Shipowners and operators also have to manage freight rate fluctuations, new environmental regulations and what happens when there are not enough ships to go round. By James Johnston, Braemar ACM Shipbroking, UK. Dedicated cement carriers have integrated loading and discharge systems to minimise dust pollution As a somewhat specialised cargo, cement does not get ...

Next-generation cement carriers

11 July 2016, Published under Cement News

As the cement production process becomes more aware of the fuels it burns and the impact on the environment, the cement shipping sector is also considering more sustainable solutions for moving cement across the globe. By Daniel Ulestig, KGJ Cement, Singapore. MV Greenland at sea JT Cement, a joint-venture between KGJ Cement AS (Norway) and Erik Thun AB (Sweden), has launched the world’s first liquified natural gas (LNG)/marine gas oil (MGO) dual-fuel cement carriers. The joi...