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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • Director-General of Shipping notified as National Authority for Recycling of Ships
  • Hapag-Lloyd does well in Q3
  • MSC & CMA CGM announce integration onto TradeLens
  • Port connectivity largely unaffected by the pandemic
  • Shipping sector will recover from the impact of Covid-19, finds survey
  • Implementation of Faceless Assessment
  • KASEZ & other Gujarat SEZs show turnaround in exports post-Covid lockdown
  • Freight transportation of notified fruits & vegetables by Kisan Rail subsidised by 50 pc
  • NICDC Logistics Data Services extends its services to Nepal & Bangladesh
  • Four more trade agreements added to online CoO portal of DGFT
  • UP Cabinet clears Gorakhpur Light Metro project

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 16, 2020
  • Controversy on water and land
  • First freight locomotive in India to run 120 kmph
  • Race horses as first guests on Southern African service
  • AAPA upgrades management
  • Three-year-contract with Brazil's "Toys R us"
  • Swiss carrier tests obstacle detection system
  • East Africa is the new destination
  • Rail extension at Virginia's Central Rail Yard
  • Maersk puts integration plans into action
  • More warehouse space for Dachser Mexico
  • Generation change at Kube & Kubenz
  • Elcome Dubai goes Europe
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • The fair that inspired a successful partnership
  • TLF Overseas appoints new president
  • Belgian Separation Group taken over
  • ZIM's tender offer closes
  • Linz confirms commitment to airport

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • Fewer transhipment boxes being 'rolled' as capacity returns to major trades
  • Air cargo not ready for 'biggest product launch in history' - the vaccines
  • Covid disruption sees smaller, 'more nimble' forwarders score over big rivals
  • Shippers must forecast their freight capacity needs better, say forwarders
  • Hapag-Lloyd upgrades 2020 profit forecast 28% after a bumper Q3
  • Banking executive Yair Seroussi joins ZIM as chairman
  • M&A radar: Waiting for a PIL deal, Santa comes early for CMA CGM, Hapag & Zim

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • Scorpio sells three Ultramax bulkers in a single week
    Continuing its drive to transition into offshore wind vessels, Emanuele Lauro's Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SALT) today said that it had entered into an agreement with an unaffiliated third party to sell
  • VIDEO: NNS prepares for launch of Virginia-class submarine Montana
    Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has transferred the recently christened Virginia-class submarine Montana (SSN 794) to the floating dry dock at is Newport News Shipbuilding division in preparation for the ship's launch. During
  • Golden Ray salvage gets back on track
    Efforts to remove the wreck of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Ga., look to be getting back on track. On Oct, 7, the Unified Command working on
  • Liberian Registry slams proposal to include shipping in EU Emissions Trading System
    The Liberian Registry has added its voice to those opposing the European Union Parliament proposal to include international shipping in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), "We understand the need for efforts
  • Stena Line stretches two RoPax vessels
    Sweden's Stena Line is making major upgrades to two of its RoPax ships- the Stena Lagan and sister ship Stena Mersey, both built in 2005 - that include cutting both ships and
  • Hurricane Delta delays Mississippi River revetment work
    The Big River Coalition says it has confirmed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was forced to adjust the previously advertised schedule of work for revetment and stone berm operations
  • Zero-emission vessels pioneer Pace Ralli joins FERRIES 2020 lineup
    Pace Ralli, cofounder of SW/TCH Maritime, which is building America's first hydrogen fuel cell powered vessel, has joined the lineup of qualified speakers for Marine Log's upcoming virtual FERRIES 2020 event being
  • Viega brings marine products in metric sizes to North American market
    Complementing its extensive standard product offerings, Broomfield, Colo., based Viega LLC is introducing three marine pipe pressing systems in metric sizes to the North American market. Now carrying over 400 marine metric
  • Saudi Aramco commits to securing ABS ENVIRO notations
    Saudi Aramco intends to achieve the ENVIRO notation for each vessel in its 23-strong fleet of offshore support vessels, tugs, self-elevating units, and special purpose vessels. Seven vessels have already been awarded

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • Zim names banking veteran Yair Seroussi as chairman
    Mr Seroussi, a former head of Morgan Stanley Israel and Bank Hapoalim, replaces Aharon Fogel after his six years in...
  • Industry mavericks' proposals challenge shipping status quo
    From creating a data-sharing initiative to establishing a new crew change taskforce, the Global Maritime Forum is setting itself up...
  • Socially responsible owners can expect cheaper pricing for compliance
    'So far we've only seen small pricing adjustments, although these will probably become more significant as competition in this space...
  • Gulf of Guinea kidnappings increase by 40%
    The International Maritime Bureau reported 132 piracy incidents in the first nine months of 2020, compared with 119 for the...
  • Many cargo rollovers at Asian transhipment ports
    Early indications suggest considerable supply chain disruptions will continue deep into the fourth quarter of the year as peak season...
  • Paying off hackers risks triggering sanctions, legal expert says
    Victims of cyber attacks 'may not have done anything wrong, but they are in a position where they can't make...
  • Shipping forum told to expect patchy recovery and higher costs
    India, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand are seen as having the worst prospects over the next 12 months. With the...
  • Carriers complete TradeLens integration
    The decision by two of the top five carriers to join a blockchain environment developed by Maersk has added credibility...
  • Industry call for taskforce to tackle crew change
    A taskforce to combat the crewing crisis is needed to set industry-recognised safety standards and movement protocols, according to Ocean...
  • We are changing the way you receive your regular container analysis
    Lloyd's List is consolidating the way we communicate to our readers and reducing the quantity and frequency of our emails...
  • Shipping tells US its sanctions policies are a 'kiss of death'
    American expectations that marine service providers share unsubstantiated information about possible sanctions-busting vessels is a 'kiss of death' for innocent...
  • Hapag-Lloyd raises earnings guidance
    Hapag-Lloyd has joined Maersk in updating its full-year earnings guidance. While uncertainties remain over the progression of the pandemic, the...
  • Scorpio Bulkers sells ultramax duo
    The two ultramaxes, which were built in 2017, were sold for $34m, and will be delivered this quarter, Scorpio Bulkers...
  • Malaysia ramps up LNG bunkering development
    Privately owned Godell Gas is also looking to tap two Chinese partners for financing and project management expertise to develop...
  • Daily Briefing
    Free to read: Regional regulations gain ground at Global Maritime Forum | Fractured regulatory framework fears raised | Chinese demand...
  • Crew change crisis: 'Nothing is happening', conference told
    Necessary technological improvements as a result of lockdowns have been far overshadowed by the serious and continuing problems the pandemic...
  • US channel blocked to deep-draft vessels after hurricane
    The US Army Corps of Engineers is currently dealing with a barge that sank in Louisiana's Calcasieu Ship Channel on...
  • Large bulkers divert to Philippines for crew changes
    Manila anchorage has been the most popular choice for crew changes, Lloyd's List Intelligence data shows. But recent cases of...

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • BNSF provides North Dakota rail to Pacific Northwest
  • Norfolk, Wilmington among winners of $220 million in US port funding
  • JOC Uncharted: Dynamic allocation ahead of dynamic procurement
  • Barriers to new truck capacity rising: ATA's Costello
  • Hapag-Lloyd upgrades Q3, fiscal year outlook on stronger volumes
  • High level of cargo rolling prevails at Asian hubs
  • Strong demand keeps Antwerp volume at 2019 levels
  • MSC, CMA CGM tout TradeLens benefits as they complete integration

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • Scorpio Bulkers sells third vessel of week as wind push continues
    Ultramax SBI Hera is latest to be dealt in owner's transition, owner confirms
  • Dynagas Partners finds new investor in outgoing US football team owner
    Utah businessman Dell Loy Hansen is in the process of selling his three teams after controversy
  • Analyst takes wrecking ball to pure-play owner model, but will diversity help NAVs?
    Clarksons Platou's Nokta says owners need to shake things up if they want to improve valuations
  • Meet 30 people that will shape shipping's future
    TradeWinds' TW+ magazine celebrates its 30 year anniversary by looking forward
  • Crude tanker rates not as bad as brokers say, owners argue
    Owners say they are getting much better rates than the paltry sums quoted by brokers
  • Scorpio Bulkers selling third vessel of week as wind push continues
    Ultramax SBI Hera is latest to be dealt in owner's transition, market sources say
  • Boxship owners steer clear of newbuildings amid uncertainty
    Brand-new vessels lose millions of dollars in value within five years, VesselsValue data shows
  • Mix of LNG ship types helps charterers as sector commoditises
    Dynagas reveals it has nudged its newbuildings up to unique size of 200,000-cbm
  • Christian Oldendorff: First among young Germans seizing the economic potential of technological leadership
    Shipping heir's visionary outlook makes him one to watch as a new generation of shipowners come to the fore
  • Gil Ofer: Eastern Pacific takes the tech track to zero carbon
    Company's next generation believes technology will be as important as alternative fuels to eliminate emissions
  • John Michael Radziwill: 'To be effective, you've got to love the game'
    CTM boss say profits should come from delivering added value
  • Chung Ki-sun: Driving digitalisation at HHI
    South Korea's new generation in shipbuilding strives to tie incoming technologies with improved work processes
  • Thirty years of supersizing the cruise industry
    Top 10 lists from 1990 and 2020 highlight just big the sector and its ships have become
  • Question Time with Julian Bray: Hitting the heights
    He was there for the very first issue, and he's still guiding TradeWinds' fortunes. There have been plenty of peaks - literal and journalistic - along the way
  • Hugo De Stoop: Converting good governance into cash
    To an outsider, the Euronav CEO may not cut the image of the model senior shipping executive for the coming era. But that would be wrong
  • Michael Webber: What comes after G? E and S, of course
    That's governance sorted, now for environment and social ...
  • Jan Dieleman: Cargill goes for a deeper shade of green
    The head of the trader's shipping unit is keen to pursue sustainable, profitable policies
  • Hideaki Saito: Saving the planet, one IMO meeting at a time
    The bureaucrat who is guiding IMO member states as they grapple with environmental decisions that will shape the shipping markets for decades
  • Elisabeth Grieg: 'I am too impatient. Someone has to go first, to show it is possible'
    Norwegian bulker group and its chair practise what they preach when it comes to social values
  • Jason Klopfer: Navig8's jack of all trades
    The Navig8 commercial director with broking in his blood and long pedigree in tankers has quickly learned the finance game
  • Josh Weinstein: The toughest job in shipping - getting cruiseships cruising again
    The executive tasked with leading a new team to resuscitate Carnival from its coronavirus shock
  • Lars Christian Skarsgard: Belships CEO combines a businessman's mind with the instincts of a mariner
    Dynamic executive was brought in to spearhead the regeneration of venerable shipowner
  • Maria Angelicoussis: Making her mark at Maran
    John Angelicoussis' only daughter is widening her footprint at the shipping powerhouse
  • Robert Maersk Uggla: New blood, new values
    Grandson of Arnold Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller holds the patriarch's family values, but has totally shaken up the group's structure
  • Noura Al Dhaheri: Building a bridge between big data and ports
    The head of Abu Dhabi Ports' digital drive is modernising trade for the UAE by pushing the boundaries of single-window platforms
  • Lars Peder Solstad | 'He must be driven by something other than just money, right?'
    The winds are shifting, so Solstad Offshore is steering beyond oil into a new world of renewables shipping
  • Louise Nevill: Working hard to shake up the old boys' network
    In the most traditional of marine insurance markets, she's providing a role model for ambitious women to follow
  • Xu Lirong: Enacting China's maritime vision
    What Cosco boss does matters immensely for shipping
  • Andi Case: Say what you like about Clarksons' boss, you can't ignore the empire he has built
    As shipbroking's top dog, the Clarksons CEO is not to everyone's taste. Ruthless? Visionary? Or maybe 'like an upmarket chocolate - hard on the outside but with a soft centre'
  • Igor Tonkovidov: Sovcomflot is determined to be leader of the pack on technology
    CEO unfazed after an 'interesting' first year
  • Andrea Gacki: Turning up the heat on America's foes - and the shipowners that deal with them
    The head of the US body that sets blacklist sanctions has the potential to radically alter whom shipowners do business with
  • Cash buyers challenge Bangladesh breakers 'cartel' over pricing
    Bangladesh Ship Breakers Association feels demolition levels are too high
  • Shipping companies and public markets are 'a big question mark'
    Or shipping companies could be too focused on net asset value
  • Kristian Jebsens Rederi chops annual loss and expects profit in 2020
    Chief executive Bjorn Jebsen stays mum on extent of partnership with MUR Shipping
  • Esvagt gives up on Brexit deal as it prepares for the worst
    Danish offshore vessel owner looking to the US as it expects barriers to trade in the UK
  • Lois Zabrocky: the Iowa farm kid who made it to the C-suite
    This year's CMA Commodore has come a long way since joining the old Maritime Overseas Corp as the first woman on the chartering desk in 1992, but one thing hasn't changed: her phone extension
  • Sea Cargo Charter ratchets up pressure on box carriers over CO2 emissions
    Pledge may lead to more transparency and accountability across the industry
  • Lois Zabrocky: The men bet on whether she would last, but 'they had never met me'
    International Seaways chief tells how she quickly won over male colleagues
  • 'Bullish' VLCC owners eye key November loadings after rate rise
    Will charterers play it cool with new Middle East requirements after stronger finish to October programme?
  • CMA CGM boxship goes aground in Suez Canal
    Tugs working to free vessel after it became stuck on Wednesday morning
  • Hapag-Lloyd outlook shows earnings could top $3bn this year
    Strong third-quarter leaves liner operator in stronger-than-expected position
  • China Classification Society sees further fleet growth
    Beijing-based safety outfit is emerging as a major player in the classification business
  • New finance options help Strategic Marine win wind farm ship order
    Singapore shipbuilder clinches deal from UK owner WEM Marine for crew vessels
  • Cash buyers challenge Bangladesh breakers 'cartel' as battle is joined over pricing
    Bangladesh Ship Breakers Association feels demolition levels are too high
  • Turkey's Akmar places back-to-back dry bulk order in China
    Piecemeal ordering is the name of the game as Istanbul-based player returns to Cosco for ultramax newbuilding
  • Eastern Pacific collaborates with GoodFuels in biofuel bunker trial
    CEO Cyril Ducau says shipowners and managers should not to take a wait-and-see approach towards decarbonisation
  • Shell says huge Prelude FLNG unit will not restart this year
    Work continues to trace water ingress on wiring throughout huge floating production unit off Australia
  • Charity's bid for seafarer centre cash makes it into Jacinda Ardern's manifesto
    New Zealand's Labour Party pledges to fund welfare centres after campaign by Human Rights at Sea and domestic crew organisation
  • Recycling consultant says Turkish yards are safe amid concerns
    Sea2Cradle says it believes Turkish recyclers are maintaining standards despite heavy workload and criticism
  • Tanker executive Mathieu Philippe takes new commercial role at Bureau Veritas
    Former broker and trader returns to Paris as class society adapts to changing times
  • 'Zombie' boxships revived as panamax fetches highest rate in a decade
    Peter Dohle fixture paves way for longer deals as classic panamax rates hit ten-year peak
  • Shipyard worker dies after scarf becomes trapped in grinder
    After horrific accident in Malaysia's Rantau Panjang Shipbuilding zone, 44-year-old dies in hospital
  • Cosco delivers blow to lease finance sector, taking deals in-house
    Shipping giant Cosco has pulled the plug on outside ship finance for this year, taking well over $1.5bn out of the Chinese lease finance market.
  • Shipowners and sovereign wealth steer MAP business
    Norwegian shipowners and Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund oversee MAP's shipping dealmakers in London
  • Maritime Asset Partners 'building out' its team and its portfolio
    Norwegian-Kuwaiti venture expanding its book and looking to hire maritime dealmakers to buy its first bulkers
  • Yukito Higaki: Imabari president has to leverage a distinguished history into a successful future
    If joint venture is a winner, Japan could be catapulted to a position of leadership on environmentally friendly, technically advanced vessels
  • Korean Register boss speaks out on Sewol and Stellar Daisy disasters
    Classification society wants to move on from sinkings, and is plotting the next stage of its growth as it expands globally and targets 100m-gt fleet
  • Cargo claim leads to yet another Singapore tanker arrest
    South Korean tanker becomes the latest arrestee in spate of oil cargo disputes to land in the city-state's courts.
  • Interest in neo-panamaxes begins to stack up at yards
    Most liner operators are using vessels of between 13,000 teu and 15,000 teu to service transpacific and North/South trades
  • Covid-19's impact on shipping not as crippling as other industries, financiers say
    Small orderbook has helped sector prove resilience in the face of pandemic, and could draw investor notice
  • Scorpio Bulkers sells two ultramaxes amid wind-turbine switchover
    Monaco-based bulker owner has offloaded five vessels since early September and has four others on market
  • US official blasted over 'maximum pressure' sanctions effort
    The extent of the US blacklist is creating significant challenges for shipping, panellists said
  • Iino Kaiun lines up LPG-fuelled VLGC newbuildings at DSME
    Second dual-fuel VLGC newbuildings contract for Japanese owner this year

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • How Panama Canal navigated COVID, drought and trade war
    Cargo mix and larger locks kept Panama Canal volumes rising despite headwinds.
  • 'Untraditional peak' a good thing at Port of New York/New Jersey
    "Port partners are taking proactive steps to add more resources and service hours to support this untraditional peak cargo volume season."
  • DOT spending $220 million to speed cargo at 18 ports
    Port of Virginia gets $20.2 million for container yard expansion.
  • FAA eases regulations for commercial space transport
    Final rule streamlines launch and reentry requirements for burgeoning commercial space industry
  • Significant earnings jump spurs Hapag-Lloyd forecast revision
    German container carrier now expects 2020 EBITDA of between $2.8 billion and $3.04 billion.
  • $1 billion Mexico-Canada rail link proposed
    The USMCA Corridor would connect rail from the Pacific Ocean in Mexico through the United States all the way to Canada.
  • CMA CGM and MSC complete TradeLens integration
    With two more major carriers actively sharing information, data on nearly half of the world's ocean container cargo is now available on a single blockchain-based...

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
OCTOBER 15, 2020
  • Singapore's LSMGO, marine fuel 0.5%S bunker at parity for first time in 5 months
    Demand for ultra-low sulfur distillate failing to pick up over persistent coronavirus concerns.
  • S Africa to begin LNG bunker operations by 2021: DNG Energy
    License to allow floating storage unit in Algoa.
  • ARA diesel, gasoil stocks slip 3.5% on week to 2.786 mil mt amid reduced supply
    NW Europe demand for 50ppm gasoil relatively stable amid mild temperatures, relatively high stocks.
  • Oil falls as coronavirus risks offset US crude draw, stimulus hopes
    Seven-day moving average of new coronavirus infections hits fresh nine-week high.




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