PCW- Week 10 2017

Week #10 – 2017

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Week #10 | 9th March 2017

Dear Readers,

Bo H. DrewsenA new issue of our newsletter is here and first off I wish to address what has recently been reported in the main stream media about the incredible amounts of waste (plastic waste in particular) that is now found in our oceans. The environment is very important for all of us and I wish that our politicians could put the pedal to the metal to enact some strict and enforceable regulations with very stiff fines for polluters.

A friend of mine visited Las Palmast recently and did more than just talking, he spent time out of his holiday to help clean the beach at La Graciosa, Canary Islands. See the photo of the week for the results of his cleanup effort. Scary sight indeed, and a witness to a much much bigger problem for all of us looming on the horizon. Perhaps we could all waste a bit less and start with ourselves first.

In this issue:
An interview with A.R.T. Logistics who are specialised in moving oversized cargo to Kazakhstan, Central Asia, Russia and Mongolia.
A Q&A with a chartering broker in Peru. OAP tells us their story
Sector News, Shipping New, Video and Photo of the week
I am currently traveling in Singapore and will move on to Hong Kong and Shanghai meeting owners, project freight forwarders, lawyers etc. to get the latest on the situation in Asia.

Wishing you pleasant reading and, until next week, I remain,

Yours sincerely,
Bo H. Drewsen


Project Cargo to Kazakhstan and Russia – A.R.T. Logistics

A.R.T. Logistics

Interview with

Mrs. Tatiana Serova
Commercial Director

Tell us about your group set up, where is A.R.T. Logistics headquartered and where do you currently have offices?

Hong Kong is the headquarter and we also have offices in Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Belorussia and Lithuania.

Operaciones Anglo Peruana S.A. (OAP) –  A Chartering Broker in Peru

Interview with

Mr. Carlos Arias-Stella Mesinas

Can you give us more information about what you can offer for potential customers in South America?

We work with several vessels from different head owners that trust in our service. We work tonnages from 5/30 K, we are starting to develop business with cape size vessels for coal, iron ore and bauxite.

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PCW-Shipping News

Port of Cork’s Deepwater Capabilities Come to the Fore

Overseas Heavy Transport Ship ‘Albatross’ moves to Port of Cork’s Ringaskiddy Deepwater Berth for Ballasting Operations. View Video

Crew of MV “BBC Caribbean” Free Again

Last week, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that Nigerian pirates had released the eight crewmembers of the freighter BBC Caribbean, who were abducted from their vessel in the Gulf of Guinea on February 5. Read more…

Japanese Car Carrier Faces Penalty Over Alleged Collusion

The commission targets K-Line for alleged collusion on a tender for transportation of Toyota SA vehicles between 2002 and 2013. Read more…


From Hawaii To Samoa: Flexenclosure Readies Cable Landing Stations Ahead Of Internet Boom

Flexenclosure has also announced that modular construction of the cable landing stations has already begun at its factory in Sweden and the ground-breaking ceremonies have taken place in Samoa. Read more…

Pulp & Paper

Valmet To Supply An Evaporation Line To Sappi’s Pulp Mill In Ngodwana, South Africa

The new evaporation line 3 will replace the existing line 1, and will meet the future needs of the mill’s ongoing pulp production capacity expansion, together with existing evaporation line 2 that was upgraded by Valmet in 2013. The overall steam economy of the mill will also improve with this investment. Read more…

Tracking Your Shipment

Wherever Your Shipment is on the New Silk Route, Eliron can Make it visible

It offers real-time visibility of the shipments, mitigates risks and helps you discover any bottlenecks your shipment might face. From the comfort of your office, even you can experience the smooth ride of your shipment. Read more…


Tsuneishi to Create Giant $100m Recycling Yard in the Philippines

The firm, which already has shipbuilding yards in Japan, China and the Philippines, has confirmed it will spend P500bn ($99.23m) on the new green recycling center. Read more…

Portwest Building Factory in Myanmar

Mayo-based Portwest confirmed it is to open a new factory in Myanmar this year that will cost in the region of €10m and employ 1,200 people.H Read more…

Renewable Energy

French Firm Plans to Bring Eco-Friendly House Concept to the UAE

The statement said the multi-comfort house is a low-energy consuming and positive-energy house – designed to produce more energy than it consumes through the use of high-performance materials and construction methods. Read more…

EPC Contracts

L&T Secures Construction Projects in Oman and UAE

Indian-headquartered Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded a major order from Oman Electricity Transmission Company to build a 400/132 kv grid station at Qabel and associated works. Read more…

Wastewater Treatment

DESMI has Sold More than 50 Ballast Water Treatment Systems

ESMI Ocean Guard has sold more than 50 RayClean Ballast Water Treatment Systems based on filtration and UV treatment, Rasmus Folsø, CEO of DESMI Ocean Guard, said at the conference “Implementation of the BWMC in Russia” organized by Media Group PortNews with the assistance of the Russian Ministry of Transport. Read more…

PCW-Featured Video

Swells in Atlantic

Swells in Atlantic
Swells in the Pacific en-route to Callao, Peru. Sailing can be a dizzying experience sometimes with the ship rolling in certain sea conditions. This video was shot from onboard mv Lutetia in the Pacific.
Results of only a brief beach cleaning on La Graciosa (Canary islands)