|JULY 5, 2019|
- World's largest box ship - 23,000 TEU MSC Gulsun - enters service
- Fire aboard Russian submarine kills 14 sailors in the Barents Sea
- Box shipping rates come under pressure amid softer demand
- Maersk to roll out new product to offer shippers increased reliability
- OOCL chooses Navis' stowage planning solution for its entire fleet
- ICTSI Manila yard slashes utilisation rate with quicker release of boxes
- Colombo port plan features development of East Container Terminal
- Amazon explores offering drone surveillance as a service
- Air cargo volumes drop globally in May against 2018
- Amazon Air starts cargo flights to Anchorage airport
- Aeroflot expands route network for summer 2019
|JULY 4, 2019|
- CEVA strengthens partnership with world's largest pure play contractor for jack-up rigs
- Disruption in container market seen
- SAI Maritime completes another complex & challenging operation at Mumbai Port
- TKPL organises Blood Donation camp as a prelude to its Founder's Day
- Duty-free natural rubber imports sought
- Export Development Fund, reduction in corporate tax among FIEO's wishlist for the Union Budget to chart higher growth trajectory for exports
- Recapitalisation of Exim Bank & capital infusion to ECGC approved
|JULY 4, 2019|
- Grim forecasts for shipping peak season - 'even Nostradamus would despair'
- New owner for Manston, but freighter airport plan faces objections
- Panalpina goes hi-tech: 'buying from suppliers, adding value and selling to our customers'
- On the wires: Walmart has no real interest in China's supply chain, and rightly so
- Peter Waller to take over as CFO of Swissport, triggering speculation on an IPO
- Supply chain radar: The appeal of Geodis + Bolloré, if CMA CGM is out of the race
- World's largest boxship, featuring 24 rows across, is delivered
- Latest Hapag-Lloyd order for new reefers will lift its fleet strength above 100,000
- Take a ride along the Punjabi American highway
|JULY 4, 2019|
- Inmarsat to add Arctic Region coverage to Fleet Xpress
Inmarsat is to add Arctic region coverage to its high-speed mobile broadband Fleet Xpress service. It is partnering with Space Norway, which in late 2022 will have two Northrop Grumman-built satellites launched
|JULY 4, 2019|
- The Lloyd's List Podcast: Sanctions busting, data integrity and shipping's grey areas
We are talking sanctions busting, transparency and data integrity on this week's podcast. In the wake of the latest tanker...
- Detained Iranian tanker's crew face questions over cargo
Inquisition of ship's crew is likely to be the start of a protracted legal process about the legality of what...
- Steamship Mutual defends 116% combined ratio
'I don't want to be ridiculously upbeat or immodest, but the fact is, I think we are getting it exactly...
- Gibraltar tanker seizure triggers Iran-UK diplomatic row
Iran has accused the UK of illegally seizing an oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar that British officials said...
- Neste places tanker order to replace older vessels
'We do not intend to return to shipowning' - Neste executive Ilkka Iittiläinen
- Shipping emissions data must be reliable to be useful
The unveiling of European Union's system for monitoring ship emissions has turned into a shambles as observers expose flaws in...
- Ports are not equal in green shipping push
Ports face pressure from local communities to push for lower ship emissions, but they often lack the wherewithal to monitor...
- Anti-corruption group launches campaign in India
The campaign, which has support from the Indian government, will start at Mumbai ports and aims to cut out corruption...
- Delay cover still in place, despite Gulf attacks
Marine delay cover for Strike Club members operating in the Straits of Hormuz will remain in place, despite the recent...
- Switzerland-Rotterdam intermodal link starts
Rotterdam terminals get direct rail link to European hinterland
- Hapag-Lloyd boosts reefer fleet
New orders with Internet of Things connectivity will arrive in time for southern hemisphere export season
- Daily Briefing
China raises attack alert in Malacca Strait to highest level | EU overestimates shipping's CO2 emissions by 18m tonnes |...
- Viewpoint: Paying for ports
In the day of the megaship and with scale economics running almost out of control, the challenges to port and...
- Cosco Shipping to put scrubbers on ultra large containerships
Moves come as liner shipping carriers are increasingly embracing scrubber technologies as a preferred alternative to low sulphur fuel in...
|JULY 4, 2019|
- Hapag-Lloyd kicks off online reefer program
- More North American port automation expected
- The new oligopoly of container shipping
|JULY 4, 2019|
- JP Morgan takes on dual-fuel Shell chemical tankers
Project Solar quartet will trade in Baltic Sea region
- Tsuneishi Shipbuilding secures $250m Nissen Kaiun order for 10 log/bulk carriers
Japanese owner is thought to be the buyer of a series to be built to a new enlarged TESS42 design
- Dae Sun inks feeder boxship order
South Korea's Dae Sun Shipbuilding has added a feedership to its orderbook. Busan's Dong Jin Shipping has inked a deal for a 1,000-teu vessel at the yard, according to Clarksons. Delivery is set for 2021. No price was given. Dong Jin has a mixed fleet of 14 tankers, container vessels and general cargoships. Its last delivery was a 1,785-teu boxship from Dae Sun in 2017.
- Grindrod Shipping eases covenant strictures
Nasdaq-listed owner agrees amendments with lenders like DVB and Credit Agricole.
- Titan LNG set to reveal details of third and fourth bunkering units
Dutch LNG bunkering company set to double fleet as it thinks about a global, longer-term strategy
- Fredriksen linked to VLCC grab as Chinese berths dropped
Norway's Fredriksen Group has canned potential orders for up to eight VLCCs with two Chinese shipyards amid intense market talk that the party is homing in on 10 dual-fuel VLCC newbuildings in South Korea. Fredriksen's back, with $500m newbuild orders John Fredriksen's interests penned letters of intent (LOIs)with both Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corp and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, both
- Wall Street expects Euronav to stay in red during second quarter
Tanker giant Euronav is expected to post a quarterly loss in the coming days ahead of a sharp rise in its bottom line anticipated next year. Consensus numbers guide for Euronav to book a loss of $42.5m in the three months to the end of June 2019, deeper than the $13m red number seen at this stage a year ago. New Euronav boss Hugo De Stoop connects to company's roots and future challenges Analys
- Oslo shipbroker Steem1960 anticipates stronger markets
Oslo shop's profit little changed in 2018 in over-supplied sectors.
- 'Captain wanted' notice offers rare insight into crew salaries
A Piraeus shipping agency employs an unusually direct advertising technique to spot ship officers
- Coral Shipping doubles down on product market with MR2 buy
Expanding player emerges as new owner of product tanker sold by Greek peer Sun Enterprises
- Carlsson launches campaign for IMO 'board' to push net zero emissions
Tanker veteran and wind power proponent argues more must be done much faster to counter climate change
- Second LNG carrier waits off Prelude FLNG
An LNG carrier has been holding position near Shell's Prelude FLNG liquefaction unit off north-west Australia this week as the floater prepares to export a second cargo. More Prelude FLNG details emerge as attention turns to second shipment The Shell-chartered, 170,000-cbm Methane Julia Louise (built 2010) changed its destination to "Prelude" several days ago and has been idling around 11 kilome
- Shell advances pioneering LNG-fuelled VLCC project
Energy major is scouting for shipowners to work with
- Langh supplies scrubber to new Chios MR
Finnish company provides open-loop hybrid kit for Mipo newbuilding.
- Big CNG carrier deal just the start for GEV
Australian company says it could build at least 12 ships for three projects.
- Crewman dies as ro-ro abandoned
Other passengers and crew rescued from Chilean ship.
- Columbia Shipmanagement promotes mental health and diversity with new projects
Columbia Shipmanagement has introduced new initiatives around mental health and in promoting diversity, its chief executive says. At a time the British royal family have helped catapult awareness of mental health issues to public prominence, Columbia will become one of the first shipping companies to introduce dedicated psychological support. Wilhelmsen's Benedicte Teigen Gude becomes 11th Norw
- New Columbia Shipmanagement venture targets offshore and renewables business
Mark O'Neil says offering of management services extends to wider energy market as well as windfarm tonnage and green recycling
- Tsakos Shipping & Trading kick-starts family's sell-off of older tankers
Major Greek owner divests 15-year-old aframax in its first straight S&P tanker sale in years
- 'Mild' ice conditions tempt first eastbound LNG sailing on NSR
Good ice conditions have facilitated the first 2019 shipment of LNG eastbound along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The 172,600-cbm, Arc7 Vladimir Rusanov (built 2018) left Yamal LNG's Sabetta terminal in the Russian Arctic on 28 June bound for South Korea. First LNG cargo of 2019 moving east along Northern Sea Route Those following the vessel early this week said it was moving well without iceb
- Greeks warm to handysize bulker buys as market heats up
With markets thawing and values seen as low, increasing numbers of handysize bulker deals involving Hellenic players come to light
- Marines board VLCC suspected of sanctions breach
UK forces detain Grace 1 in Gibraltar after believing it was en route to Syria.
- Fagervoll builds Golden Energy Offshore stake
OSV owner's CEO converts stock options worth $35,000.
- EIB to help fund Sweden-Finland ro-pax newbuilding
European bank says its "glad to finance" highly fuel-efficient dual-fuelled ship
- Indonesian cops nab Kyla kamsarmax raiders
Robbers in custody after quick thinking officials react to robbery attempt off Kalimantan
- Decommissioning a potential lifeline for hard hit Malaysian OSV players
Rapidly developing Asian market could be worth upwards of $1.5bn, says analyst.
|JULY 4, 2019|
- DUBAI FUTURES: Middle East sour crude steady as market awaits OSPs
Market participants are awaiting more prices from producers in the Persian Gulf for the September trading cycle.
- TRADER NOTE: Dan-Bunkering appoints new traders at Stamford office
Kasper Christiansen and Janek Ekel have located from other offices in the company to Stamford.
- FUTURES: Oil slides as demand concerns outweigh stocks fall
The draw put regional stocks at the lowest since March 2018 and 9.7% below the five-year average for this time of year.