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The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO) is trade association established to provide a voice for bulk terminal operators, at a national and international level. ABTO encourages the free and frank exchange of opinion to enable the bulk sector to present a united front in all discussions with governments, shippers, shipowners and operators in order to promote and protect member interests

 

 

 

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Terminal operators face a biomass challenge

Terminal operators face a biomass challenge

Monday, November 6, 2017

TERMINAL OPERATORS FACE A BIOMASS CHALLENGE The challenges facing bulk terminal operators looking to make the transition from coal to biomass were put into sharp focus at the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators’ inaugural conference, Bulk... Read More

ABP Humber and RBT join ABTO membership

ABP Humber and RBT join ABTO membership

Monday, July 10, 2017

ABP HUMBER AND RBT JOIN GROWING ABTO MEMBERSHIP ABP Humber has joined the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO) as a full member, in what marks a significant milestone for the newly formed trade association. Associated British Ports’... Read More

Can the can test, advises ABTO

Can the can test, advises ABTO

Friday, June 23, 2017

CAN THE CAN TEST, ADVISES ABTO The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators has called for a complete overhaul of the cargo sampling and liquefaction testing protocols for raw ores and less common cargoes, such as nickel ore, fine wet coal and bauxite.... Read More

New cargo flows needed amid falling imports

New cargo flows needed amid falling imports

Thursday, November 10, 2016

NEW CARGO FLOWS SOUGHT FOR UK BULK TERMINALS AMID FALLING IMPORTS Some of the UK’s 80 to 90 bulk terminals face uncertain futures as imports of key dry bulk commodities dry up following the recent closures of a number of coal-fired power stations... Read More

LNG fuel is not a solution for reducing GHGs

LNG fuel is not a solution for reducing GHGs

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

LNG FUEL IS NOT A SOLUTION FOR REDUCING GHGs Liquefied natural gas is not a panacea to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and its increasing use as a marine fuel could be worse for the environment than burning heavy fuel oil. In stark contrast to media... Read More