|JULY 7, 2020|
- Asia-Europe up 1.9pc to US$907/TEU, USWC up 8.5pc at $2,920/FEU
- China to make good threat to ban all solid waste imports in 2021
- US Senate passes bill against Chinese officials over Hong Kong
- Cai Mep ready to gain from supply chain exit from China
- PSA and DP World in line for major port projects in Chittagong
- South Carolina to open first new US box terminal in 11 years
- Ghana: First quarter cargo traffic rose by 12.6pc to 166,685 TEU
- Emirates SkyCargo marks 30 years of Singapore operations
- Antonov Airlines flies two trains from Germany to China
- BIFA offers free bitesize training for young forwarders
|JULY 6, 2020|
- A.P. Moller-Maersk to acquire European Customs management firm to further enhance capabilities as an integrated container logistics company
- Development of ECT in Colombo by Japan, India remains uncertain
- European forwarders' association joins transparent tool for bunker charges
- Höegh Autoliners ensures safe transportation of cargo of extreme dimensions from India to Europe
- New President of The Nautical Institute to focus on three challenges
- New transhipment terminal coming up at Port of Gothenburg
- Panama Canal Authority publishes revised procedures
- Tariff changes at Iraqi ports postponed
- Wan Hai & Interasia in new service connecting Taiwan to Vietnam & Thailand
- India-Bangladesh trade through Petrapole-Benapole border in West Bengal resumes
- e-way bills generated in June seen closer to pre-lockdown levels
- No plan to merge CBDT & CBIC: Govt
|JULY 7, 2020|
- Direct link from Belgium to Turkey via Romania
- Pamyra partners with CTL
- More ULCV, more handling troubles
- CFL multimodal strengthens sales team
- 100,000 pallets in one week
- Scallops to overcome the virus
- Hellmann joins forces with Geodis
- Increasing safety and capacity on rail network
- DB Schenker expands ocean freight team
- Southern European Flag carriers re-nationalised
- Dues suspended to boost traffic on Kiel Canal
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- ESR acquires four logistics properties in China
- New president for the Nautical Institute
- US-Mexican commercial agreement
- Transfesa renews its container fleet
- CNCo improves data exchange ship-to-shore
|JULY 6, 2020|
- Blanked sailings and Covid-19 bounce-back bring new congestion at ports
- Feeders get ready for flood of enquiries from Irish shippers as 'no-deal' looms
- Swedish customs house KGH latest step in Maersk's 'digital transformation'
- TAP Air Cargo joins cargo.one, but online booking platforms still have doubters
- Equipment shortages driving up rail freight rates in US as UP bookings surge
- Covid-19 radar: strike three for the 'lucky country' down under
- Airline business undergoing a surge of change
- Market Insight: Maersk's Ditlev Blicher eager to be 'at the front of driving change'
|JULY 6, 2020|
- Vigor awarded $133.4 million DDG 85 midlife modernization contract
USS McCampbell (DDG 85) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, July 2, 2020, following 13 years of service forward-deployed to U.S. Seventh Fleet. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer is en route to Portland,
- Matson christens second Kanaloa-class ConRo
The second of two new Kanaloa-class ConRo ships on order for Honolulu-headquarterred Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) was christened in a ceremony held at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, Calif., July 2.
- VIDEO: Swiftbulk Kamsarmax to fit Fueltrax solutions
New York City headquartered bulk carrier operator SwiftBulk Holding Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ:TIPT), is to install the Fueltrax EFMS (Electronic Fuel Monitoring System) and Fueltrax Vision solutions on
- Elliott Bay Design Group scans a piece of Puget Sound history
Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) is using today's technology to help in the restoration of one of Puget Sound's oldest surviving wooden tugs, the Parthia. Built in 1906 by James Hall, the
- VIDEO: Viking responds to strong demand for Mississippi River cruises
Viking River Cruises says that new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company's first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, currently under construction at an Edison Chouest Offshore
- NTSB reports on costly contact between tow and moored barges
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on an incident involving, among other things, a Kirby Inland Marine towboat captain with a high level of marijuana metabolites in his urine,
- Damen delivers five e-ferries to Copenhagen operator
Damen Shipyards Group has delivered five 23.3- by 23.3-meter (76.4-foot), 50-passenger electric ferries to Arriva Denmark in Copenhagen. They are being operated on behalf of Danish public transport agency Movia. When the
- Detyens Chairman David Loy Stewart passes away
Detyens Shipyards Inc. Chairman of the Board David Loy Stewart Sr., 72, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., husband of the late Judy Ann Detyens Stewart, passed away June 30, 2020. Born September 15,
- Klaveness in Norway's first green newbuild finance deal
In what is claimed as a first for a Norwegian shipowner, Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA (KCC) has secured a $60 million sustainability linked term loan and revolving credit facility for the financing
|JULY 6, 2020|
- Ardmore rejects Hafnia merger proposal
The move suggests Hafnia is pursuing companies for consolidation and sees an Ardmore combination as an entry path to exposure...
- CMA CGM removes APL from transpacific services
CMA CGM retires APL name for transpacific trade
- Iran accused of running shipping network to avoid US sanctions
'Persons embedded within the shipping industry' keep Iranian oil moving by organising vessel insurance and registration, court documents argue
- Gothenburg's new transhipment terminal nears start-up
Volumes amounting to 60,000 teu-100,000 teu will be handled at the Svea terminal each year
- Container volume figures paint a bleak picture
The export hubs of Asia remain the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic's impact on global economies
- Box ports face fresh challenges from lockdown easings
Survey results show signs of improvement but increasing difficulties in hinterland transport
- Call made for better reporting of seafarer welfare
Suicides at sea are going unreported, according to Seafarers UK
- Suez Canal offers rebate for car carriers as traffic falls
Vessels may not call at intermediate ports to qualify for the rebate, which runs from July 1 to September 30
- MSC remains on list of Europe's leading carbon emitters
Campaign group calls for shipping to be included in emissions trading scheme to push move to decarbonisation ahead of EU...
- Container shipping must join concerted 2050 clean-up effort
With the world still in the grip of a global pandemic, shipping companies need to reassess the measures they have...
- Carriers risk charge of profiteering from crisis
Inflated charges and poor service do not make for happy customers, Drewry says
- Coronavirus impact weighs heavy on China's expansion projects
An even wider issue is the possibility that Chinese financing for BRI projects might be set back to the extent...
- Containerships appoints new chief executive
Former CMA CGM head to lead European shortsea operator
- Tanker frenzy boosts profits at China Merchants unit
The depressed dry bulker and ro-ro markets during the same period dented the company's results
- Maersk acquires customs brokerage
$279m deal will improve end-to-end logistics, Maersk says
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Greek tankers abort Venezuela trade as US moves to seize cargoes | The Lloyd's List Podcast: The...
|JULY 6, 2020|
- Increase in US truck freight tightens pricing pressure
- CMA CGM simplifies two-brand trans-Pacific network
- Shippers, NVOs face tougher credit terms as virus risks bite
- Acquisition expands Maersk's European customs services
- Pandemic will hasten automation of container shipping jobs
|JULY 6, 2020|
- What can stop Iran gasoline cargoes seized by US from reaching Venezuela?
- Royal Caribbean, Norwegian team up to find Covid-19 cruise solutions
- 'Governments must deliver' says IMO's Lim as medical plan released
- Capesize physical and paper markets still moving higher
- Carnival's P&O Cruises UK said to be selling Oceana cruiseship
- JJ Ugland gets firm price for its two oldest bulkers as fleet renewal gathers pace
- Container line MSC labelled the EU's seventh biggest carbon polluter
- Berge Bulk expands newcastlemax fleet with K Line deal
- Ardmore Shipping rejects $270m takeover offer from Sohmen-Pao's Hafnia
- Koichi Fujiwara takes over as chairman of IACS
- North Sea PSV market stabilises but 'no owners making money'
- Does LNG fuelling stack up as a viable option for VLCCs?
- Tanker bonanza fuels profit surge at China Merchants Energy Shipping
- Klaveness claims Norwegian first with $60m green newbuild finance deal
- Two 'drug guards' found along with cocaine on Maersk boxship
- AM Nomikos crew could face charges over fatal fishing boat collision
- Maersk buys Swedish customs broker
- VLGC rates continue to rise despite drop in LPG imports
- Wartsila says owners showing interest in niche cruiseship orders
- Virus 'storm' will permanently change the way Stolt-Nielsen works
- 'Well-liked' P&I stalwart Neil Day dies aged 53
- Maersk tipped to beat last year's profit despite virus and trade collapse
- Tanker heads to Es Sider as talks begin to lift Libyan force majeure
- Singapore ropes in shipping big guns for decarbonisation panel
|JULY 6, 2020|
- US approves Asia-Pacific route for DHL contract airline
Air Transport International will operate a big cargo plane for an express carrier in the Pacific region on a route in and out of Hong...
- CMA CGM draws clear trans-Pacific service lines
Neptune Orient Lines will be renamed CMA CGM Asia Pacific Ltd.
- Australia extends funding support for airfreight exports
The Australian government threw a logistics lifeline to exporters having trouble securing air transport to international markets. Hundreds of companies have grabbed on during a...
- Tanker takeover talk heats up
Challenge to shipping M&A: No one wants to sell in a downturn.
- Cocaine, two men found in container on Maersk vessel
A tip led investigators to the 90 bricks of cocaine weighing nearly 226 pounds.
- Maersk aims to expand European customs brokerage footprint
Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller -Maersk has reached an agreement to acquire Sweden-based customs brokerage to offer increased import clearance services to European shippers.
- Career Tracks: Shipbuilders honor maritime leaders
MARAD Administrator Mark Buzby and Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan receive Maritime Leadership Award.
- Q&A: US container chassis industry still finding itself
Consolidated Chassis Management chief executive foresees an increased requirement for chassis to accommodate rising tide of intermodal container moves as the North American economy shakes...
|JULY 6, 2020|
- TENDER DATA: Thailand's PTTGC sells IMO-compliant fuel oil for July 13-15
The company last sold 35,000 mt of IMO-compliant fuel oil with 100-380 CST for June 23-July 1 loading from its Map Ta Phut refinery, at a discount of around $40/mt to MOPS 10 ppm gasoil assessments.
- Singapore delivered Marine Fuel 0.5%S bunker premium narrows on weak bunker demand
The delivered Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5%S bunker premium against the Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5%S cargo values shrank to a near one-month low on July 3, S&P Global Platts data showed, on the back of strong cargo values and weak bunker demand.
- Fujairah fuel oil imports hit 18-month low with stocks at all-time high: Kpler
Fuel oil imports into the UAE's east coast port of Fujairah declined to an 18-month low in June as storage space was running low with stockpiles at a record high, according to cargo-tracking data from Kpler.
- Asia residue fuel market - Key market indicators this week
An emergence of strong demand, especially during the Platts Market on Close assessment process, helped strengthen the Asian low sulfur marine fuel market.
- OIL FUTURES: Crude, products settle mixed as virus concerns blunt demand outlooks
Crude futures finished a mostly range bound session mixed July 6, as traders weighed improved demand outlooks against still-rising coronavirus cases in the US.
- Europe and Africa residual fuel: Key market indicators
Market conditions for 0.5%S marine fuel continue to be defined by ample product combined with capped demand in the bunkers sector, while talk of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic was putting pressure on forward-looking outlooks.