|SEPTEMBER 13, 2020|
- An EU ETS for shipping would undermine a global greenhouse gas solution, says WSC
- Dedicated cargo ferry service between India & Maldives to be operational on Sept. 20 from Thoothukudi
- Hapag-Lloyd introduces customer dashboard to monitor promise delivery
- Tanker shipping seen facing challenging months ahead
- Weekly capacity injection seen nearing 3-year records on Transpacific & Asia-Europe
- Extending Faceless Assessment of imports made in Mumbai Customs Zone II beyond Group 2A in phases i.e. on 15.09.2020 for Group 5, 5A, 5B, on...
- RoDTEP committee working with Commerce Ministry on priority sectors
- Call for Colombo to be proactive to face various challenges
- Major Ports shifting towards 'Landlord Model': Shipping Secretary
- Global economy won't reach pre-pandemic output levels before 2022: Dun & Bradstreet
- India's GDP may record a small positive growth in 2020-21 due to agriculture, essential goods & services: Report
- Japan to extend subsidy to its companies moving their factories from China to India
- V-shaped recovery for global trade seen possible
- Customs seizes smuggled textiles worth INR 3.3 cr. on fishing trawler to Bangladesh
- Port of Antwerp organising India-EU Thought Leadership webinar series from Sept. 21
- WCO & WTO partner for capacity building on the Harmonized System
|SEPTEMBER 14, 2020|
- One-stop access to tri-coastal rail network
- SAL extends operations of customs security areas
- Doubling Greece-Italy services
- Rath to lead HR at DB Schenker
- Savills IM buys facilities in Poland and the Netherlands
- Five locomotives for Uzbekistan Railways
- Shift more traffic to the railways
- Compensation of trade flows in Vancouver
- Fedex veteran joins U.S. Xpress
- KN invests in vaccine distribution network
- DB Schenker: global cargo flights from Frankfurt
- Overview of driving and resting times
- Re-setting the sails
- Amazon diversifies its fleet policy
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- Descartes working on a restructuring plan
- XPO appoints deputy MD for transport in France
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- China set to step in and hold down box line rates, with ocean freight 'a global mess'
- Strong demand and 'very tight capacity' predicted for air cargo market
- Ship early for Xmas: airfreight capacity bottlenecks push e-commerce to sea
- Australia's crisis-hit shipping industry now providing a 'third-world' service
- Interest grows in IATA's ONE Record payment platform after successful tests
- Tesla to start shipping China-made cars to Asia in pushback to Trump
- Against the odds: WiseTech - 'more wins coming' and the mega multiples need them
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- Maersk Etienne transfers rescued migrants to NGO vessel
Maersk Tankers reports that 27 rescued person who had been on board its Maersk Etienne for 38 days have been safely disembarked. Today they were transferred to the ship Mare Jonio operated
- Tidewater Transportation names Johan Sperling VP and COO
Johan Sperling has joined Vancouver, Wash., headquartered Tidewater Transportation and Terminals as its new Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Sperling will have direct oversight and responsibility for the Maintenance and Engineering
- Vestdavit to deliver advanced boat-handling systems for two U.S. Navy newbuilds
Vestdavit Inc., the U.S. operation set up by Bergen, Norway, based davit supplier Vestdavit, has won a contract to deliver boat launch-and-recovery systems to two U.S. Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessels
- Austal USA completes purchase of land, floating dry dock
Austal USA reports that it has completed the purchase of waterfront land, buildings, and an existing dry dock along the Mobile River previously owned by World Marine of Alabama, an indirect subsidiary
- America's Central Port District gets $20.8 million BUILD grant
U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (IL-12), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and John Shimkus (IL-15) said yesterday that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $20.84 million BUILD grant to America's Central Port District
- Remembering 9/11 and New York's maritime heroes
Today is a somber day for New Yorkers as we remember the September 11 terrorist attacks. But it is also a day on which to honor the truly courageous first responders who
- Hornbeck Offshore emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Covington, La., headquartered Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. reports that on September 4, 2020 it emerged from Chapter 11 pursuant to its joint prepackaged Chapter 11 plan of reorganization. The plan implements a
- IINO Lines receives ClassNK verification of its GHG assertion
Tokyo-headquartered IINO Kaiun Kaisha Ltd.(IINO Lines) has recently received third party verification of its GHG assertion from classification society ClassNK. A GHG assertion, according to the Washington, D.C., based GHG Management Institute,
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- Take-up of remote surveys has accelerated amid pandemic
When the full threat of Covid-19 became apparent, DNV GL was able to ramp up an already successful existing service...
- GP Global fends off 'shark attacks' amid critical financial restructure
Rumours of GP Global's downfall have been greatly exaggerated, according to those behind the company restructuring that has seen desks...
- IEA estimates zero-emission shipping to cost $6trn
Biofuels alongside operation efficiencies said to be largest contributors to emissions reductions in the short term
- Migrants disembark Maersk Tankers ship after month at sea
The transfer to the ship occurred following an assessment that the rescued persons' condition called for immediate care in suitable...
- Focus turns to Europe on shipping's path to decarbonisation
The European Parliament vote on the EU MRV amendments next week will kickstart a process that the industry has long...
- Time to be maritime-minded
If any more proof were needed since the global crew change crisis, migrant rescue dramas such as those of the...
- IG chief says P&I pooling mechanism can handle claims spate
Incidents on the scale of Wakashio, Golden Ray, Hoegh Xiamen, Diamond Princess, New Diamond and Gulf Livestock 1 will put...
- The week in charts: Floating storage demand facing 'second wave'
The number of vessels being hired for floating storage could be about to jump again following reports of some significant...
- Venezuelan-bound Iranian tankers signal route
Three Iranian-flagged handymax tankers taking longer voyage rather than go via Suez Canal and are destined to arrive in four...
- Malta says EU's migrant crisis cannot be solved 'one boat at a time'
Maltese PM uses the Summit Med 7 conference - called to discuss Turkey's expansion in the eastern Mediterranean - to...
- The Lloyd's List Podcast: Shipping stuck in the middle of Europe's migrant crisis
The shipping industry is once again urging governments to live up to their moral and legal obligations as the political...
- UK port figures show extent of trade downturn
The impact of the coronavirus backdrop on UK trade has hit port throughput figures and there could be more disruption...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Supply chain shifts alter how container line shipping carriers operate | Changing trade patterns boost intra-Asia volumes |...
- SMF supports digitalisation initiatives across Singapore maritime sector
The foundation, which provides a link between the private and public maritime stakeholders in Singapore, has been trying to provide...
- Salvors assess New Diamond fire damage
The Sri Lankan Navy says salvage operations are being conducted in rough sea conditions about 50 nautical miles off Kalmunai...
- Beirut port fire disrupts cargo operations
Warehouses in the freezone that had been damaged by August's explosion were being cleared of debris at the time of the...
- Somaliland's port of Berbera advancing as regional trading hub
Trafigura's plans fit the view of DP World, the world's largest port operator, which has invested $442m for the expansion of the port and...
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- UPS, Amazon expand domestic air services to deliver e-commerce goods faster
- Chemicals, pharma represent project opportunities as capex cuts escalate: analyst
- UP raises surcharge for all shippers in Oakland-Lathrop
- Asia-Europe container rates to remain high through Q4: service providers
- China regulators meet with carriers about record-high trans-Pacific rates
- Western Canada port expansions will attract more US cargo: report
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- Dry bulk rates slide over past week amid meagre activity
- After summer dip, tankers finish week trending up
- Xihe Holdings launches sales of seven Ocean Tankers-linked ships
- Help at last: migrants marooned on Maersk Etienne moved to rescue ship for medical care
- Private equity's Oaktree adds to Torm position
- Neda Maritime scores higher rate for LR2 tanker as Trafigura extends
- Sovcomflot stretches Polarcus charter for three years at half-price
- NYK Line brings Turkish group to court over fraud allegations
- ExxonMobil to supply marine biofuel after successful trial with Stena Bulk
- Shell study claims 40% capex savings on LNG-fuelled VLCC
- Maersk boss Soren Skou: 'Set trade free' in face of pandemic
- Fire-hit Indonesian aframax tanker sold for demolition in Bangladesh
- KARMOL to start third LNG carrier to FSRU conversion
- Turkey puts arrested Ton Shipping tanker up for auction
- Shipping's green transition is a trillion-dollar question, says Clarksons Research
- Stenersen optimistic for 2020 after boosting revenue and profit last year
- Vitol steps up recycled plastics fuel drive with $66m fundraiser
- Bank of America auctioning off boxship trio in Malta
- Germany's DAL/JTE steers back to boxship and tanker roots
- 'An odd bird': Wallenius reveals its new wind-powered car carrier
- Venezuela-bound Iranian tankers round Cape of Good Hope
- Hyundai Heavy Industries hit by Covid-19 outbreak
- Harvey Gulf to convert PSV into offshore bunker ship
- Banca Carige pledges shipping support after offloading $500m of Messina debt
- Engie taps into Ariane's space rocket know-how for liquid green hydrogen
- MOL cruiseship to visit Mauritius to boost recovery efforts
- Salvors board New Diamond after fires finally extinguished
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- Amazon Air expands at unprecedented pace, report says
Amazon is pushing the envelope on fast delivery, increasingly replacing long-haul trucking with air transport. A new report shows how the retail giant is expanding...
- Legal noose tightens around MSC Gayane drug gang
As prosecutors rack up guilty pleas in 2019 case, more coke crosses via ship from South America to Europe in 2020.
- Golden Ray capsizing hearing begins Monday
Ro-ro vessel remains on its side awaiting dismantling and removal off the Georgia coast.
- Cedar Rapids logistics park on horizon
Iowa transportation company Travero plans to open a multimodal cross-dock operation by next September.
- FreightWaves Flashback 1969: Eastern Airlines invests $4 million to containerize baggage
1969: The system will cut baggage delivery time by at least 50% while protecting luggage from loss and damage.
- More airfreight providers put premium on pharma service
New medicines and life science products are more valuable and temperature-sensitive than before, requiring special storage and transportation conditions. Will there be enough of this...
- Air cargo's moon shot: Get COVID vaccine to world
Whether or not President Donald Trump's optimism about an October surprise comes to fruition, there could be an approved coronavirus vaccine next year. A giant...
- ATS has wind energy at its back
More than 20 years of investment and dedication to the U.S. wind energy industry pays off for Anderson Trucking Service even during the worst of...
|SEPTEMBER 11, 2020|
- Singapore's residue stocks fall 7% on week to 8-month low as imports drop
Singapore's commercial onshore residue stocks fell 6.6% week on week to an eight-month low of 20.735 million barrels, or 3.27 million mt, over Sept. 3-9, Enterprise Singapore data released Sept. 10 showed, amid a drop in imports.
- REFINERY NEWS: S Korea's S-Oil shuts RHDS unit for turnaround
Despite the turnaround, S-Oil's low sulfur bunker fuel supply volume will be steady in September from August at 80,000 mt/month. The company does not sell high sulfur bunker fuel.
- ARA fuel oil stocks up 16.7% on week to 1.233 mil mt: Insights Global
Stocks of fuel oil in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub, as measured by Insights Global, rose 16.7% to 1.233 million mt in the week to Sept. 9.
- Low freight, improving storage economics spur more short-term time charters
More charterers are looking for VLCCs again for short-term time charter, as freight is dipping to a record low while crude oil contango widens.
- INTERVIEW: Blockchain, synthetic DNA technologies vital in solving bunker fuel issues: Bloc CEO
Using the technology to add tags while blending and mixing marine fuels can add different levels of traceability, MacDonald said.
- After surviving through 60 years, OPEC confronts a precarious coronavirus oil future
In a more "normal" 2020, OPEC would be gathering in Baghdad to celebrate the organization's 60th birthday Sept. 14.
- OIL FUTURES: Brent, WTI diverge as market consolidates following steep declines
Oil futures settled mixed Sept. 11 after a volatile session as the market consolidated following a steep selloff.
- INTERVIEW: Bunker company Fratelli Cosulich seeks growth opportunities despite COVID-19 challenges
Group is also looking at alternative fuels such as LNG and plans are underway on that side, Cosulich said.
- DFDS advances methanol use plans for shipping fleet as part of climate goals
DFDS will inject the methanol into combustion chambers, replacing up to 10%-15% of HFO needed to fuel the same voyage currently.