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Taiwan Cement Corp increase shipment prices

04 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp are to raise product prices for shipments to Guangdong and Guangxi provinces by CNY20 (US$3)/t to CNY360, as reported by Taipei Times. The increase in price will be effective from Saturday. The price change is demonstrative of the strong demand in Southern China and subsequent shortage of cement. Beijing’s stricter environmental regulations have also led to some cement producers halting production, negatively impacting the quantity of cement available. Taiwan Cement coul...

Pangaea Logistic Solutions receives two ice-class dry bulk carriers

01 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd (PLS) has taken delivery of two ultramax ice-class 1C dry bulk carriers from Oshima Shipyard in Japan. PLS has purchased its joint venture partner's 50 per cent interest in Nordic Bulk Ventures Holding Ltd (NBVH), which will give PLS full control of both new ships. PLS transports a wide variety of dry bulk cargoes, including cement clinker, limestone, dolomite, grain, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, bauxite and alumina. "The delivery of Bulk Destiny an...

Ghana: Chinese vessel accused of smuggling allowed to offload cargo of cement

02 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Authorities at the Ghanaian port of Tema have allowed a Chinese-registered vessel – the Guo Tou 106 – to offload 5000t of bagged cement, having previously accused the crew of attempting to smuggling the cargo into the country, Ghanaweb reports. The vessel was originally allowed to berth at Tema port on 19 November, but irregularities with the ship’s manifest led to suggestions that the crew was attempting to import cement without a licence. Since then, the proper licence has been obt...

First LNG-powered cement carrier launched

09 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Dutch shipyard Ferus Smit has christened and launched the Greenland, the first LNG-powered cement carrier. Greenland is a dedicated cement carrier built for the joint venture JT cement, in which Erik Thun AB cooperates with Norway’s KG Jebsen Cement (KGJ). The vessel will be the first dry cargo vessel ever with an LNG-fuelled propulsion system, in which a pressurised LNG tank is incorporated inside the hull. The 310m3 tank has been tailor-made and features double walls.  The ship is driven...