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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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BULK SECTOR PROSPECTS POSITIVE BUT CHALLENGES AHEAD

BULK SECTOR PROSPECTS POSITIVE BUT CHALLENGES AHEAD

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

BULK SECTOR PROSPECTS POSITIVE BUT CHALLENGES AHEAD The bulk sector is navigating its way out of the doldrums but market correction has come at a price, delegates attending Bulk Terminals 2018 learned last week. Speaking in Hamburg at the annual... Read More

BULK TERMINALSí CYBER WEAK SPOT TO BE ADDRESSED AT ABTO CONFERENCE

BULK TERMINALSí CYBER WEAK SPOT TO BE ADDRESSED AT ABTO CONFERENCE

Monday, October 1, 2018

BULK TERMINALS’ CYBER WEAK SPOT TO BE ADDRESSED AT ABTO CONFERENCE Improving bulk terminals’ cyber security will be a key theme at Bulk Terminals 2018, the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators’ annual conference which takes place this... Read More

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

Cargo Liquefaction A Problem For Bulk Terminals, Warns ABTO Chief

Cargo Liquefaction A Problem For Bulk Terminals, Warns ABTO Chief

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cargo Liquefaction A Problem For Bulk Terminals, Warns ABTO Chief The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators has warned that cargo liquefaction – an issue commonly associated with the seaborne transportation of unprocessed mineral ores and... Read More

A NEW VOICE FOR THE BULK TRADES

A NEW VOICE FOR THE BULK TRADES

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A new voice for the bulk trades A new trade association has been established to provide the world’s bulk terminals with a united front at governmental level in order to ensure the sector can better face the environmental and commercial challenges... Read More