|JUNE 15, 2020|
- Asia-Europe off 0.5pc to US$875/TEU, USWC up 29pc to $2,755/FEU
- CMA CGM to increase Asia-Med/Black Sea freight rate from July 1 to 14
- China's Canton Fair goes completely online because of Covid-19
- IMO 2020 added $100 million to CMA CGM's first quarter bunker bill
- Covid-19 lockdown cuts Mumbai's JNPT labour supply 70pc
- Intermodal Asia Conference 2020 to be held in Shanghai from July 14-16
- Major 'right-sizing' afoot, warns Cathay boss in wake of Covid blow
- Flying pigs to China: Times never better for Volga-Dnepr air cargo sales
- Russia's Air Bridge Cargo launches WebCargo's online ebooking
|JUNE 14, 2020|
- Governments urged to ensure ships' crew changeovers to keep world trade flowing
- Idle containership fleet reaches record high
- Shipping Ministry approves revised cost estimates to augment ship repair facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
- DGFT notifies export curbs only on specific diagnostic kits & related items
- APM Terminals aims at having standardised TOS globally by the end of 2021
- Force Majeure ends at Kolkata Docks
- INDIAN PORTS ASSOCIATION
- P-CaSo collaborative platform for logistics services now live on PCS1x
- PICT achieves record loading of hot-rolled coils & aluminium ingots
- NHAI becomes first construction sector organisation to go 'Fully Digital'
- Railways moves 82.27 mt of essential commodities in May, 25 pc higher than in April
- Warehousing/logistics & commercial realty seen among key drivers of India's growth post-Covid 19
- Economy to recover after containment of pandemic, says NITI Aayog VC
- GST Council makes new recommendations related to law & procedure
- India not ready to return to RCEP negotiations due to uncertainty caused by Covid-19
- India's economic growth potential in medium- & long-term seen at 6.5-7 per cent
- India's sovereign rating affirmed at 'BBB', 'stable' outlook retained
|JUNE 15, 2020|
- Rail service restored at Apapa Port
- Shipping united at Fednav
- Hupac appoints CEO and two board members
- New branch in Slovakia
- Digital forwarder gains ground
- Under one roof in Bengaluru
- Bremen criticises terminal operators
- Gateway Basel Nord could shift 100,000 trucks
- Ceva and Miele renew logistics partnership
- Polar Air Cargo joins Pharma.Aero
- World's biggest cargo carrier spans new network
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- UAL to start new service
- BVL mourns founding member
- UK rail carrier invests in intermodal wagons
- Garbe buys in Kaiserslautern
- Air Greenland resumes two-way traffic
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- No extension to Brexit transition period, but border controls will be eased, at first
- Asia-US west coast spot rates up 100% on a year ago as demand grows
- Diversify post-Covid, but 'shorter supply chains aren't a shortcut to more efficiency'
- CLdN launches unaccompanied Spain-UK-Ireland ro-ro service
- As air cargo's high-value specialities become commoditised, the price goes down
- Former FMC chief William Doyle to take the reins at Port of Baltimore
- M&A radar: The tiny gamble that is Uber Freight - bigger risk lies elsewhere
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- RO/RO officer killed while using mobile phone during unloading operations
The death of the third officer of a RO/RO during unloading operations in Brocklebank Docks, Liverpool, last May underscores the very real dangers of mobile phone distraction while working on board ship,
- High-speed car ferry newbuild will be unmanned systems test bed
Japan's Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd. are to jointly develop a prototype system for unmanned ship navigation and install it on a large high-speed ferry. The project
- Auros to play key role in NSRP panel project
The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has selected the project "Structural Interface for Automated Compliance Checking" in its latest round of Panel Projects as part of the program's continuing mission to "reduce
- Vineyard Wind project is another step along in regulatory process
The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project is moving ahead on two fronts. In Washington, D.C., the ponderous BOEM (Bureau of Offshore Energy Management) regulatory process has taken another step forward with the
- First in a new series of Navy tugs launched
The first of a series of six new Robert Allan Ltd. (RAL) Z-Tech 4500 design tugs for the U.S. Navy (YT 808) was successfully launched by the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard in
- Senate Armed Services Committee adds $1.4 billion to Navy shipbuilding budget
U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, yesterday announced that the committee had advanced the National Defense Authorization Act for
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- UK U-turn on border checks welcomed
The government backed down after industry warned of long queues at the border
- Decarbonisation will require more than zero emission vessels
A new study suggests that without technological or operational efficiency improvements, the existing fleet to absorb the carbon budget allocated...
- Ammonia marine fuel supply hub planned for Singapore
Ammonia is one of the alternative fuels being assessed by shipowners who have pledged to lower greenhouse gas emissions
- IMO to hold virtual environmental talks
The meetings will be informal and will take place July 6 to July 10. The official resumptions of postponed meetings...
- Ransomware attacks on the rise
Mediterranean Shipping Co, DESMI and OSM Maritime Group have reported ransomware attacks this year
- Registry investigates newly flagged tankers over AIS gaps
Flag registries face growing pressure to use Automatic Identification Signals to identify whether tankers are using deceptive shipping practices to evade...
- UN calls for action on seafarer repatriation
Secretary-general joins shipping organisations in call for governments to solve issue as marooned seafarers become a safety issue and a...
- The week in charts: West Africa becomes leading clean tanker storage hub; US port throughput
New Lloyd's List Intelligence tracking data show that around 33 clean product tankers laden with surplus or unsold gasoline, diesel...
- Path to smart and green ships requires more support
Shipping expert Martin Stopford has envisaged a future where shipping companies will run their fleet as a 'transport factory'
- Thenamaris rules out further Venezuelan tanker trips
Greece-based company says it is 'fully co-operating' with US authorities after VLCC was blacklisted this month
- Team Tankers plans Oslo Stock Exchange exit
The public listing is not generating benefits for the company and creates challenges for M&A and S&P activity, according to...
- Inventory levels point to sluggish transpacific volumes
Stock levels show that box volumes have been brought forward already, leaving little room for a quick return to normal
- The Lloyd's List Podcast: How to make ship recycling sustainable
We are talking ship recycling on the podcast this week. Specifically, how we drive positive change and move this conversation...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Maersk tests buyer appetite for product tanker deal | Transition from classic tanker owner pays off for...
- How much further can VLGC rates fall?
Owners appear reluctant to charter out their vessels for longer terms, leaving their ships in the spot markets, Poten &...
- Saga LNG plans mid-sized fleet expansion
The firm's first tanker, Saga Dawn, has secured a term charter to convey LNG from Singapore to Dongguan, China
- Epic Gas reports death of chief engineer on vessel
The Oslo-listed firm said an autopsy will be carried out to determine the cause of death
- Capital Link goes ahead with digital forum on ship operations
Capital Link has partnered with iCall, The Mission to Seafarers and The Seamen's Church Institute to launch a campaign to...
- Greek court opens door to Cosco-linked shipyard
Piraeus Port Authority has however said that a yard is not immediately planned
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- TFI acquisition taps cross-border drayage capacity
- Trans-Pacific spot rates skyrocket as US stores reopen
- Market disruption shifting Asia-Europe contracting patterns
- Rising vessel, call sizes puts pressure on port productivity
- JOC Uncharted: COVID-19 response shows NY-NJ port resilience
- JOC Uncharted: Widdows says focus on differentiation augurs well for carriers
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- Globus: coronavirus could lead to recession beyond pandemic
- Shareholder asks Dorian to curb share buybacks
- Dynacom commits to cutting business ties with Venezuela
- Chinese iron ore demand helps capesize rates complete a full week of growth
- APL boxship master can return home after cargo loss
- Oldendorff snaps up capesize trio from Tata in $213m deal
- Sanctions-free Cosco Dalian launches $57m asset sales
- Oslo exchange hits back after Star Bulk and Team Tankers defections
- Double grounding prompts complaint by Danish pilots
- Croatia looks to coax shipbuilding phoenix from ashes of Uljanik
- Online crew training during pandemic to foster new competition
- The new normal: Eagle Bulk begins return to its Stamford nest
- Oceanwide eyes order for two more cruiseships in Croatia
- Oslo exchange takes another hit as Team Tankers plots exit
- Two D, or not two D? The question must be a no-brainer for shipping
- Lauritzen funding project to produce hydrogen bunkers from wind turbines
- Stena and Rederi AB Gotland front-runners for Canadian ropax contract
- APPEC set to go 'virtual' as virus takes its toll on 2020 event
- Epic Gas chief engineer dies aboard LPG carrier
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- US-China airline quarrel exacerbates supply shortage for cargo
Air cargo and cross-border trade could be unintended victims of the dispute between the U.S. and China over access by their respective passenger airlines.
- FreightWaves Flashback 1960: Inadequate Bridges Hamper All Transportation in U.S.
"As our military and economic power grow, the things we manufacture are getting wider, higher, and longer."
- Court allows APL England captain to leave Australia
The master has been charged in connection with the overboard loss of 50 containers
- Q&A: Inside the high-stakes world of clandestine crude shipping
An exclusive interview with Samir Madani, co-founder of TankerTrackers.com.
|JUNE 12, 2020|
- Singapore's residue stocks steady June 10 as bunker fuel demand still low
Singapore's commercial onshore residue stocks were largely unchanged at 25.687 million barrels, or 4.05 million mt, as of June 10, when compared with 25.685 million barrels a week ago, Enterprise Singapore data released June 11 showed, as bunker demand has yet to recover.
- Pakistan's Orion Bunkers targets barge fleet expansion
Pakistan's Orion Bunkers Ltd. plans to expand its bunker barge fleet as demand for cleaner fuels gains impetus after the International Maritime organization's global low sulfur mandate, the company's director Zishan Arshad told S&P Global Platts.
- REFINERY NEWS: PetroChina Guangxi produces first VLSFO for bonded bunkering
A 3,250 mt batch of 0.5% sulfur marine fuel produced by PetroChina's Guangxi Petrochemical became Guangxi's first domestically produced fuel oil cargo to enjoy a value-added-tax rebate, a source at the refinery said June 12.
- Kiire emerges as major high sulfur bunker port in Japan with JXTG as sole supplier: traders
The port of Kiire, located in South Kyushu in western Japan, has emerged as a major high sulfur bunkering port in the country, with JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy starting as sole supplier there, bunker traders said June 12.
- ITOCHU, Vopak partner to develop ammonia as bunker fuel for Singapore
Japan's Itochu Corp. and Vopak Terminals Singapore are to jointly study the feasibility of developing ammonia as a viable bunker fuel for vessels in Singapore.
- Asian marine fuel market recovery slows amid thin demand, ample supply
Initial signs of recovery seen in the Asian marine fuel market have faded amid ample supply and slow demand with the contango structure weakening from three-month highs reached June 5, market sources said June 12.
- European HSFO seeing support from dwindling supply
High sulfur fuel oil -- the main marine fuel globally before IMO 2020, a 'greener' regulation from January 1 -- has found support from a sharp drop in production, with the lack of volume in Europe underpinning its value.
- ESL Shipping carries out Finland's first 100% renewable liquefied biogas bunkering op
Baltic region-based dry bulk carrier ESL shipping has bunkered a vessel using 100% renewable liquefied biogas, the first such operation in Finland, the company said in a press release.
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