|JUNE 4, 2020|
- Box ship's schedule reliability down slightly in April: Sea-Intelligence
- Capacity crunch continues on Asia-Europe trade, but it's guesswork for the summer
- ICL will make new call at Ireland's Port of Cork
- Piraeus aims to be top container port in the Mediterranean
- Cargotec unloads 49pc share in China joint venture
- E-commerce airfreight volumes the 'saviour' for last-mile logistics firms
- Mexpress starts new bonded trucking service between US-Mexican airports
- Rail freight from Yiwu to Madrid soars 75pc
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- Abu Dhabi Ports launches "SAFEEN FEEDERS" shipping service in response to growing regional & global trade
- Sugar production higher than estimated
- Kesar Multimodal flags off 1st full export rake of sugar from its ICD at Powarkheda to JNPT
- Covid crisis seen not reversing globalisation
- 'We are still to experience the full economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic'
- DNV GL launches new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry
|JUNE 4, 2020|
- New hotspots in the west
- VTG acquires majority stake in Slovakian carrier
- Istek Akbulut to head iso tank container sales
- Truck parking spaces on German-Danish border
- Which kind of cargo takes a seat?
- Geis breaks billion euro record
- Haropa Le Havre joins Ipcsa - smartly
- The Alliance keeps low profile in Q3/2020
- New managing director for Seaports of Niedersachsen
- Trial: shipping iron-ore in open-top container
- New branches in Belgium and the Netherlands
- Smart Kenyans and Canadians
- AMH Material Handling picks new senior design engineer
- New Zealand's Northland rail closed for upgrade
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- Zero emissions on inland waterways?
- TST makes room for animal food
- Making Mexican mango fly to Europe
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- Alliances schedule 75 blankings for Q3, as hopes of peak season demand fade
- Volga-Dnepr loses legal battle with Boeing over freighters - and may face questions
- Air freight rates start their descent as more capacity arrives amid demand slump
- Could Hermes pave the way to a B2C network in Europe for FedEx?
- Gloomy picture of next few years at container ports as volumes recover slowly
- Abu Dhabi Ports and Bengal Tiger Line launch Safeen Feeders
- Economic recovery for carriers could be faster than expected
- Against the odds: The Spirit decision makes DSV sexy? Hardly
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- Weeks wins $7.3 million USACE contract
Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., has been awarded a $7,130,000 firm-fixed-price contract to furnish a fully crewed and equipped hydraulic pipeline cutterhead dredge on a rental basis. Bids were solicited via the
- COVID-19: Damen introduces 24/7 disinfection service for ships
Damen Shiprepair Harbor & Voyage (DSHV), the mobile ship repair squad of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has announced the creation of a 24/7 covid-19 disinfection service for ships. DSHV has sought to
- ABB Turbo introduces remote continuous performance evaluation
A new digital offering from ABB Turbocharging enhance the insights delivered by its engine performance diagnostics software, ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT. The new "continuous evaluation" function allows the software to use engine
- Resolve Marine refloats grounded cargo vessel
Despite the challenges posed by the global pandemic, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., headquartered Resolve Marine has successfully refloated the grounded cargo vessel Kaami, completing response operations with her tow to a dry dock
- Hamburg gets set to receive world's biggest box ship
The world's largest containership, the 24,000 TEU HMM Algeciras, is now on its maiden voyage and will call at the Port of Hamburg for the first time on Sunday, June 7. The
- Shock mitigation specialist changes name
Victoria, British Columbia, based marine shock mitigation specialist CDG Coast Dynamics Group, Ltd. is changing its name to Allsalt Maritime Corporation. Allsalt Maritime's Shoxs suspension seating protects crews from harmful wave impacts,
- SGMF publishes guidelines for safe drydocking of gas-fueled ships
To help ensure the safe maintenance of gas-fueled ships, the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has published new guidance on work practices for maintenance, repair and dry-dock operations for
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- Greek shipowners most exposed to US Venezuela sanctions
Some of the biggest Greek shipping families have continued shipping crude from Venezuela, with fleets of tankers beneficially owned by...
- Tanker owners and insurers cautious about US sanctions guidance
The May 14 guidance was focused on US or United Nations sanctions against Iran, Syria and North Korea, but its...
- LNG start-up orders 10 container carriers at Yangzijiang
Deal comes after Tiger Clean Energy signed an LNG offtake agreement last month with Malaysia's state energy firm Petroliam Nasional
- Weekly briefing: Greek tankers fall foul of sanctions, signs of recovery in China
The US has blacklisted several Greek tankers after they were adjudged to have breached sanctions, while China's ports are seeing...
- UK Club warns on further premium hikes
'Members have benefited from significantly reduced rates across the P&I sector over recent years, leading to the club's combined ratio...
- Suez Canal hit by weak boxship sector
Deep discounts fail to make up for lost sailings as Suez containership numbers fall
- AIS transmission gaps seen in sanctioned tankers linked to Venezuela
There is no suggestion that any of the tankers sanctioned by Ofac were engaged in deceptive or illicit shipping practices
- Shipping learns the value of collaboration
Working with Genting Cruise Lines is not just applying what has already been learnt in hospitals and hotels. The expertise...
- DSV Panalpina commits to carbon reduction targets
Leading logistics company wants to reduce freight transport emissions by 30% by the end of the decade
- Kamsarmax becomes the carrier of choice in bulk trades
Kamsarmaxes now make up one tenth of the global dry bulk fleet, according to a Platts analyst
- Seadrill restructuring sees 1,400 job losses
The rig operator is trying to preserve cash as it attempts to restructure and is aiming to save $130m through...
- Newbuilding prices under strain amid order slump
While demand for dry bulker newbuilding is damped down, suezmax fresh tonnage seems to have caught the attention of owners
- DNV GL teams with Genting Cruise Line on healthcare scheme
DNV GL's CIP-M infection prevention programme involves documentary and physical compliance, and huge amounts of crew training. It is a...
- Squire Patton Boggs recruits two HFW partners to build new shipping practice
'Now we are seeing an explosion in the demand for legal support and restructuring' - former HFW man Chris Swart
- Asia Outlook: Lloyd's List analysts predict a turbulent recovery
Lloyd's List 'Ask the Analysts' webinar is available on demand, featuring access to our Lloyd's List Intelligence macro outlook data...
- Abu Dhabi Ports launches feeder line with Bengal Tiger Lines
Abu Dhabi Ports said amid long-term growth trends of regional manufacturing and trade volumes, Safeen Feeders will serve the group's...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: US expands maritime sanctions list for Venezuelan trades | Seadrill posts $1.6bn loss, will drop New York...
- Rise in Canada to China activity supports capesize market
The bauxite trade from Guinea to China continues to be one of the most bullish in dry bulk
- Vitol to run bunker operation for major Caribbean terminal
Prostar earlier this year announced it was investing $100m for storage tank upgrades at the terminal
- Canada's Trans Mountain begins construction of new oil export pipeline section
With the pipeline's expansion, tanker traffic to Westridge Marine Terminal is expected to grow to about 34 aframax vessels a...
- Cyclone Nisarga forces JNPT to clear vessels
Port authority gears up for Cyclone Nisarga that is likely to hit Mumbai on Wednesday
- Sokana back as tanker manager in reboot with Interunity
The partners do not believe that clients have drastically changed their view of healthy market sentiment as a result of...
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- US LTL carriers see 'gradual' improvement in dismal May
- Third phase of Siberian project cargo move under way
- Alliances outline extensive blank sailings for Q3
- JOC Uncharted: No visibility for air cargo demand, rates in Q3
- Top US Shippers: Recyclables exporters bracing for large drops in supply, demand
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- Bulker stocks soar on rate boosts, ore prices and short squeeze
- Tidewater activist moves to shoot down rights plan, pushes consolidation
- Diana Shipping fixes another capesize to Koch Shipping
- Pyxis first quarter loss narrows as confidence grows
- Eisbeinessen postponed until 2021 amid coronavirus and alcohol ban fears
- Frontline could raise $100m as it looks to sell shares with Morgan Stanley
- Vitol expands global bunkering footprint with Caribbean deal
- PSA could see box volumes decline by up to 12% in 2020
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- Breaking: Amazon Air to expand fleet with 12 freighters
Amazon's growth is relentless. It's more than package trucks and online selections. Now it's expanding its airline to more than 80 aircraft.
- CMA CGM donates 200,000 face masks
Global stewardship includes aim to be carbon neutral by 2050
- APL England master charged following loss of containers
Australian authorities say pollution of marine environment could have been avoided
|JUNE 3, 2020|
- INTERVIEW: Port of Houston facing falling crude volumes and steel pipe tonnage for wells
Crude export volumes continue to decline and imports for steel piping to drill new oil wells have plunged at the Port of Houston as the energy sector struggles to grapple with the fallout of the global demand collapse triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Thailand bunker supply tightens on run cuts, rise in domestic demand: sources
Bunker fuel supply in Thailand has tightened since refiners are cutting run rates, while domestic bunker demand is rising amid easing lockdowns, market sources said on June 3.
- Shipping line CMA CGM targets 10% alternative bunker fuel use by 2023
French shipping line CMA CGM wants alternative fuels to make up 10% of its energy supplies by 2023 and to be carbon neutral by 2050.
- US DATA: EIA says diesel stocks reach record highs
Ultra low sulfur diesel stocks for all of the US hit a new record high for the week that ended May 29, after setting a record during the previous week.
- Asia LR2 rates fall below w100 for first time in three months
East of Suez Long Range II tanker rates slumped below the key psychological mark of w100 on June 3 for the first time in three months to a 15-week low, as refineries slow their output and barrels for trading dry up in all major exporting regions from the Persian Gulf to North Asia and India.
- Colonial defends fine to deter stranded oil product barrels amid tight storage
Colonial Pipeline is defending its temporary fine of up to $25 million to deter shippers from moving refined oil products on its system without firm plans for offloading it amid limited available storage capacity.
- US' Colonial Pipeline schedules two surplus ULSD auctions for June 4
Colonial Pipeline will hold two ULSD surplus auctions on the morning of June 4, the US midstream company said June 3.
- OIL FUTURES: Crude settles higher, but gives up early gains amid OPEC+ uncertainty
Crude futures settled higher June 3 in a directionless session that saw prices see-saw around even for most of US trading.
- US Treasury sanctions four shippers, crude tankers for trading Venezuelan oil
The US Department of the Treasury sanctioned four shipping companies and their crude tankers June 2 for continuing to facilitate oil trading with Venezuela.
- Tropical Storm Cristobal closes ports in Mexico's Bay of Campeche
Tropical Storm Cristobal forced ports to close in three states in Mexico's Bay of Campeche area June 3, although there has been no major impact on oil, gas or power generation infrastructure.