|JUNE 20, 2020|
- Asia-Europe 1.3pc to US$886/TEU, USWC off 3.1pc to $2,669/FEU
- MSC to increase Asia-Med, Asia-Far East rates on July 1
- Lesser criminal incidents at sea increase in Asia in 5 months
- Cargo volumes up 15.9pc at Panama ports January - May
- FMC probes Canadian ballast water rules that hurt Lakes trade
- Covid-19 cuts Spanish bunker sales 26pc, box ships suffer less
- SIA Cargo puts reliance on cargo-only passenger flights
- Boeing posts 767F orders in May, but cancellations continue
- Volga-Dnepr upgrades An-124 by 20 tonnes to 150 tonnes
|JUNE 21, 2020|
- Global shipowners invited to flag their vessels in India to take advantage of the govt's Make in India Policy
- Milaha reorganises to focus on core business growth
- Safeen Feeders & BTL announce new weekly UAE-Indian Subcontinent Gulf service from June 29
- SCI CMD H. K. Joshi to continue holding additional charge as Director (Finance)
- Cotton shipments seen surpassing export target in 2019-20
- DGFT notifies lifting of restrictions on export of Hydroxychloroquine
- Govt reportedly gearing up to place tighter restrictions on Chinese imports
- ICTT at Cochin registers excellent growth in May
- Port State Control regimes cooperate with IMO on crew changes & certificate renewals
- WPCAP ports aligned in series of new climate change actions
- India & Russia strongly support viable & popular INSTC project: Indian Ambassador to Russia
- Suggestions invited for amending Motor Vehicle Rules for facilitating MoUs with neighbouring countries involving movement of passenger or goods vehicles
- Forex reserves further surge to $ 507.6 bn
- Govt closely monitoring transmission of repo rate cut by the banking sector & recognises efforts of wealth creators in scripting India's growth story, says Finance Minister
- US mulling restoring India's GSP status on receiving a counterbalancing proposal
- India will be manufacturing hub for electric vehicles within five years: Gadkari
- India's first ever gas trading exchange launched
|JUNE 20, 2020|
- Maersk sticks to its optimism
- Cutting carbon emissions by 6,500 t per annum
- Kale Logistics expands its presence in USA
- Europa opens warehouse in Corby
- Brittany Ferries want to cut newbuild
- Over 42% more secure parking places
- New horizons for Ethiopian Airlines
- Matteo Gentili named chairman designate of Ucima
- ESR develops last-mile facility in Incheon
- UWC completes delivery of box cars to Kuchukterminal
- ASG member adds charter and OBC capabilities
- Digital Seaport Solutions for maritime trade
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- Matt McAluney joins Elemica as CCO
- Planet project celebrates kick-off meeting
- Cargo link between Northwest and Northeast
- 60 million truck kilometres covered in three months
- UECC's next hybrid newbuild on the horizon
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- Container spot rates hold steady, fuelling new hopes for a peak season after all
- New Covid-19 outbreak may have come from salmon imports, claims China
- Grim outlook for box terminals: 'real pain' coming in second quarter
- Maersk SAECS service to give Cape Town a miss as port congestion builds
- Alibaba signs up and gives port community's eB/L initiative a boost
- Tiaca promises faster transformation from 'boys' club' to modern sector leader
- Price is a powerful perception tool. Why do so many marketers ignore it?
- Chapman Freeborn acquires Arcus Air Logistics
- Against the odds: Whither the monoliths? Spare a thought for the Big Four
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- Ingalls makes full-time job offers to 60 high school seniors
Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has extended full-time job offers to 60 high school seniors from across coastal Mississippi and Alabama who have successfully completed specialized career technical education
- BIW set for strike?
The only members of shipbuilder Bath Iron Works' largest union anywhere near the Bath, Me,, shipyard on Monday could well be those standing outside it on picket duty. More than 4,300 IAM
- America's Central Port says how it will invest $1.26 million Marine Highway grant
America's Central Port, located on the Mississippi River, just south of St. Louis at Granite City, Ill., has released some details on how it will invest the $1.26 million awarded it for
- Flag state approval clears way for first conversion of LPG carrier to LPG fueling
Following acceptance of the design by the Isle of Man Ship Registry, BW LPG is to go ahead with its plan to convert the engines of 12 of its Very Large Gas
- Hamworthy Pumps expands its service business
Singapore-headquartered Hamworthy Pumps Pte. Ltd. is moving to strengthen its aftersales activities and to make it easier and cheaper for vessel managers to get authorized service and replacement pumps. Hamworthy aims to
- Venezuela sanctions: U.S. designates two more ships
The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control OFAC yesterday designated two more shipping companies and two ships as breaking Venezuela sanctions. It also withdrew the designations earlier imposed on two other
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- Fire on Grimaldi ro-pax off Italy
The fire on the vessel Cruise Bonaria came a day after a car caught fire on K Line's Polaris Highway...
- US wields 'stick-and-carrot' policy to warn owners away from Venezuela
Afranav Maritime statement, provided in writing to Lloyd's List, echoes similar pledges made by Dynacom Tankers, NGM Energy and Thenamaris
- Wallenius Wilhelmsen admits cartel conduct in Australia
The company said it co-operated fully with the investigation
- German shipowners face liquidity crisis
Loan deferrals and bank support sought to shore up ailing German fleet owners
- The week in charts: Floating storage in decline; boost for capesize rates
The number of vessels being used for the short-term storage of surplus crude and refined products continues to fall as...
- Government-only vessel-tracking data up for sale 'with US approval'
Regulators caught blind-sided as confidential and secure long-range ship tracking data is put on the market by a supplier arguing...
- Teo family said to cede control of PIL
Unconfirmed market talks priced Temasek's investment package at $400m, but some have considered that amount insufficient to keep the company...
- Hafnia plans product tanker market consolidation move
The new operation will focus on ships smaller than 25,000 dwt
- The Lloyd's List Podcast: Navigating the crewing crisis
Euronav chief executive Hugo De Stoop talks us through his experience of the continuing bureaucratic logjam that has stranded tens...
- MSC Gayane crew member admits cocaine trafficking
Law enforcement agents seized 18 tonnes of cocaine loaded in containers on MSC Gayane when they boarded the ship on...
- Maritime charity retracts criticism of support for seafarers
Human Rights at Sea had previously denounced the International Transport Workers' Federation plan to support seafarers who would seek to stop...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Container shipping 'past the worst' | Höegh Xiamen highlights PCTC fire risks | Global LNG exports saw...
- More companies sanctioned by US for links to Venezuela
Also targeted for operating in the Venezuelan oil sector were the Marshall Islands-based Delos Voyager Shipping Ltd and Greece-based Romina Maritime...
- US regulator singled out for proactive health crisis response
Regulators recognise the need for flexibility during the health crisis and realise that competitors may need to collaborate to keep...
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- Freight payment vendor hit by system outage
- US resin export outlook improves for 2020 as Houston gains share
- HMM changes western US rail partner to gain alliance efficiencies
- COVID-19 sparks fresh investment in Asia warehouse capacity
- Blank sailings causing problems for Southern California truckers
- Backhaul Europe-Asia spot rates hit three-year high
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- Cruise sector extends US ports ban to mid-September
- Golar could look to sell fleet as spin-off hopes sputter
- China's top court limits coronavirus liabilities for shipping firms and yards
- Capesize market shows signs of slowing after record-breaking week
- Carnival names new chief operating officer, will lead maritime
- Swift exit for first boss of Fredriksen-Trafigura bunker platform
- Bergshav set for fresh investments after solid 2019 results
- Brenntag boss Steve Holland steps down from V.Group board
- Billionaire Watsa adds $149m of 'ridiculously cheap' Fairfax stock
- Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers orders shuttle tanker in China
- Fire breaks out on Grimaldi Group ropax off Italy
- Hafnia plots tanker tie-up as it praises Norden and Diamond S cooperation
- NYK-chartered newcastlemax rescues fishermen off Manila
- US-China detente offers hope for VLCCs and gas carriers
- Wallenius Wilhelmsen pleads guilty to Australian cartel charges
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- US denies China extra passenger flights
The U.S. Department of Transportation says it won't entertain requests from Chinese airlines to operate more flights beyond the current cap.
- FreightWaves Flashback 1976: Versatile Computer Relieves Burden of Paperwork for Customhouse Broker
Broker crunches data with IBM System 32 computer.
- APM Terminals Pier 400 LA sets container-handling record
The container ship helping set the record is longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall and capable of carrying 384 million pairs of shoes.
- Will Venezuela sanctions spark another tanker spike?
More forgiving sanctions approach would avoid rate surge seen after COSCO sanctions.
- FEMA winds down Project Airbridge
Personal protective equipment is moving by ocean, so FEMA doesn't need to charter expensive freighter aircraft anymore to get the stuff to healthcare workers.
- Lessons from Qantas violation for overweight cargo
Improper loading of cargo led to a weight and balance issue on a passenger plane, investigators found.
|JUNE 19, 2020|
- US sanctions Mexican network, two shippers linked to Venezuelan crude sales
The US Treasury Department on June 18 imposed sanctions on several Mexico-based individuals and companies linked to the resale of more than 30 million barrels of Venezuelan crude, including roughly 40% of PDVSA's April exports.
- Singapore July ex-wharf marine fuel term prices fall amid weak demand
Singapore's ex-wharf term price indications for July-loading 0.5% sulfur marine fuel fell to a discount of $32-34/mt to the Mean of Platts Singapore 10 ppm gasoil assessments, amid weak demand for low sulfur bunker fuel, sources said on June 19.
- Container shipping evolving to face ultimate Q3 test
With tentative signs of a recovery emerging, shipping carriers may be easing their strict limits on sailings. But the crucial third quarter could be the industry's toughest test yet.
- ARA fuel oil stocks down 11% on week to 1.521 mil mt: Insights Global
Stocks of fuel oil in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub fell 11% to 1.521 million mt in the seven days to June 17, according to data from Insights Global, although despite the decline sources said demand was still lacking from the market following the coronavirus pandemic.
- OIL FUTURES: Crude rises as OPEC+ compliance hopes overshadow virus risks
Crude futures settled higher June 19 as the market shrugged off concerns of a coronavirus pandemic resurgence amid tighter supply outlooks.
- MARINE FUEL ROUNDUP: Rosneft sells first packet of 0.5% fuel oil from Syzran refinery
Rosneft Bunker, the marine fuel arm of Russian major Rosneft, has sold its first parcel of 0.5% sulfur marine fuel produced at the Syzran refinery, the company said.
- External: Global Risk Management
- Oil and gas producers' methane emissions could rise in COVID-19 aftermath: IEA
"Reducing leaks and the flaring of natural gas could substantially improve the trade position of a number of natural gas producers," it said
- TANKERS: Premiums rise for Pajaritos, Mexico, loadings on new terminal rules
"The cost of man hours is quite significant," a shipowner said.