|MAY 20, 2016|
- HK April down 9.3pc to 1.57 million TEU, S'pore off 3.8pc to 2.53 million TEU
- Hong Kong Marine Department sets strict VGM box weigh-in rules for July 1
- CMA CGM outline own rules on loading containers with VGMs
- CMA CGM ups Asian port-Pak/west India/Sri Lanka rate US$150/TEU May 22
- Marseille Fos general cargo in Q1 up 1pc Q1 led by container growth
- St Petersburg's box terminal sees Q1 volume up 98.6pc to 146,200 TEU
- Port of Odessa sees 15pc increase in box volume at 112,931 TEU
- Seaspan Corporation's Q1 revenue up 14pc to US$215 million
- APL's hi-tech reefers give Japanese perishables new global reach
- Colombo to announce winning bidder for East Container Terminal next year
- Kalmar lands deal to heighten 3 quay cranes for DP World Antwerp
- Protectionist mood grips US Congress making trade deals a 'heavy lift'
- Done talking, 99pc of American pilots flying for DHL vote to strike
- Canada's Cargojet back in black for Q1 after two years of losses
- Turkish Airlines suffers biggest Q1 loss of US$422 million as traffic slumps
- UK air cargo interests 'must speak with one voice as Amsterdam does'
- Frankfurt Airport sees 5pc growth in cargo volume to 182,000 tonnes
|MAY 19, 2016|
- Hamburg Süd publishes new Sustainability Report
- Investment in training seen as key to tackle predicted seafarer shortage
- Rising VLGC fleet seen putting further pressure on LPG shipping rates
- The Swedish Club provides a guide through marine insurance maze
- APM Terminals Inland Services, South Asia focuses on risk management during Global Safety Day 2016 celebrations
- APM Terminals Pipavav celebrates Global Safety Day 2016
- APM Terminals Pipavav registers Q4 FY16 net profit of INR 498 m
- Kandla Port gets special award from Ministry of Shipping for handling 100 mt
- ACHAA organises training session on G-Pass Exam
- DB Schenker opens logistics centre in Bhiwandi, near Mumbai
- DICT is now a favoured import location
- Anti-dumping duty imposed on Chinese steel imports
- South Korea aims to be next entrant in India's Smart Cities mission
|MAY 20, 2016|
- Now it is a fact
- New IT system under starter's orders
- New coal transport contract awarded
- New owner for shortline railroad in Texas
- Blauert replaces Pierce at Yilport
- Solution for mobile container weighing
- St Helena still waiting for airport opening
- Gigantic logistics control tower project
- Gecas kicks off B737 P2F programme
- Swifter sailing between the USA and China
- HL: new address in Piraeus
- More than 7.7 km of rail track per day
- Finland's Little Giant loaded for future transport
- Five new carrier calls make CMIT boost
- Green light for new JV postal service
- Top tier appointment in Madrid
- Air China now linking Frankfurt to Shenzhen
|MAY 19, 2016|
- US ship recyclers eye new European market source
- Equity access thaws a little for biggest shipping names
- Frangou keeps door ajar for related-party loans
- Data convergence in shipping returns on the agenda, but 'one slice at a time'
- Update: Several commercial ships involved in EgyptAir missing flight search
- Thirsty China absorbs US chemical exports
- Orderbook indicates need increasing for stainless steel-coated vessels
- Chemical cargo demand forecast to surge by 2020
- Tanker Investments to deleverage
- Bumi Armada and Dialog tip to shine against downturn
- China's clean fuel rule sends Singapore sales soaring
- Tokyo court approves Daiichi Chuo rehabilitation
- Hyundai Heavy Industries mulls sale of non-shipbuilding business
- Throughput grows at Cosco Pacific's China and overseas terminals
- Chinese port volumes rise in first four months
- Sinopacific Shipbuilding parent company fails to make USD61.2 million bond payment
- Tough going for Petronas as turnover and profits dip
- First round of HMM charter negotiations fails
|MAY 19, 2016|
- HMM could be in receivership tomorrow, putting chartered ships and cargo at risk of arrest
- With cargo still under pressure, Cathay Pacific chief demands spending cuts
- Competition among US east coast ports for perishables heats up as facilities increase cold storage space
- Silk Way AN-12 crashes with loss of seven crew, as EgyptAir investigators focus on CDG groundstaff
- Amazon now looks at licensing or buying freight forwarding technology
- Industry reaction to Maersk's remote container management 'game-changer'
- Ramon Genemaras appointed XPO Logistics' chief transformation officer
- Mass lay-offs loom in South Korea as corporate revamp starts
|MAY 19, 2016|
- USCG issues warning on potentially dangerous distress signal
- Vittoria Shipyard unveils 60 knot Interceptor
- First findings of wind propulsion study to be released
- First ALP Maritime SX17 named at Niigata
- VIDEO: Davie responds to Canada's new ferry initiative
|MAY 19, 2016|
- Port of Anacortes announces changes to current staff
- US rail feight traffic totals roll to negative side for week
- APL sees big decrease in carbon dioxide emissions
- Retired WSF vessel HIYU to be sold later this year
- Coast Guard rescues two men from sinking 40-foot vessel
|MAY 19, 2016|
- Marmaras buys capesize from Hyundai Merchant Marine
Hyundai Trust is second cape bought by Greek owner in recent days
- Panama Canal allays safety concerns
New locks will be safe for tugs, says ACP chairman of the board of inspectors Capt Rodrigues
- Hellenic Carriers sells oldest bulker for scrap
Newly private Greek owner lines up loan restructuring
- Is the maritime industry up to speed on cyber security?
Research suggests the industry is not as well-prepared as it should be in countering the threat of cyber attacks
- Finding Elon
Shipping gets two CO2 monitoring and reporting schemes, but the growing concern is whether it can remove CO2 altogether. Does it need Elon Musk?
- Balancing the books
Lee Meyrick was one of Lloyd's List's people to watch in marine insurance for 2016. He now marks three years as head of XL Group's marine business
- Owners and banks confront their brave new world
The leading lenders to Greek shipping are changing at a rapid clip
- Ports and politics
Proposed EU ports regulations have raised the ire of private port operators across the continent and beyond
- Time running out for mid-sized box lines
Tough choices ahead as carriers with modest market shares and limited resources ponder their future
- Testing the waters
Greek shipowners are a resilient bunch and will look to put on a good show in Athens despite deep austerity measures
- Greeks answer the call of dry bulk tanker trends
LLI data suggests Greeks are maintaining their prominent presence in global shipping trades
- Greeks keep their foot on the gas
Small gas shipping fraternity stands out for expansion, but the world's largest fleet continues growth in all sectors according to LLI data
- Greece's European problem
Shipping has no appetite for a Brexit, so it may be a bit off-message to suggest a certain frustration with Brussels. Here goes anyway
- Hafnia profit slips as trading falls on oil products abundance
Robust supply of oil products led to inventory and storage build in most regions
- Last men out
Despite the rising cost and uncertainty of being based in their crisis-stricken homeland, Greek shipowners have so far stood their ground
- Roll out the blue carpet
Buoyed by record attendances, this year's Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards will be presented on December 2 and will be judged by a prestigious panel including four new faces
- Teekay Corp reports first-quarter net loss
Factors undermining results include higher voyage, vessel operating and time charter hire expenses
- Tanker Investments sees spot rates dip
Revenues lifted by addition of six suezmaxes
- China's back, lifting capes - or is it?
Recent data signals have increased buying appetite for iron ore and coking coal from China as its real estate market booms
- Good earnings, bad valuations: the curious case of crude carriers
Secondhand prices are facing downwards trends regardless of freight market development
- It's not over yet!
No-one is rushing to declare the storm is at an end for Greece's ferry lines
- Technomar takes its time
A number of Greek shipping's latterday trends meet in Technomar Shipping, the country's third-largest boxship manager
- Moody's cuts Navios Partners' ratings on liquidity concerns
Recent debt payments, parent troubles and financial issues at HMM and Hanjin lead to downgrade
- Seaspan secures more than $540m in debt and equity financing
Company also renews its $150m unsecured revolving credit facility with a number of banks
- UASC shareholders to vote on potential Hapag-Lloyd deal
UASC and Hapag-Lloyd still in talks; UASC shareholders to vote on June 2
- South Carolina Ports' April container volumes down 6%
Port authority expects increased throughput in coming months on completion of Panama Canal expansion
- Port of Wilmington proposes $300m expansion plan
Twenty-year master plan calls for more investment from private sector
|MAY 19, 2016|
- Air India settles in US to close 10-year price-fixing lawsuit
- US infrastructure funding plan would tax shippers
- Spring brings little heat to US freight economy
- Charleston port scraps plan to charge exporters for container weighing
- Portland port's container future uncertain after last service exits
- SOLAS proposal could provide major breakthrough for US exporters
- Slide show: US ports gaining Asia import market share
- US Congress asks FMC if liners' SOLAS approach is lawful
- Container lines' costs jump on tougher green fuel rules
- Suez Canal toll rebate fails to lure back lost services
- China slump cannot keep Cosco Pacific from growth
- UASC to vote on possible Hapag-Lloyd merger
- GLP profits on global industrial real estate expansion
|MAY 19, 2016|
- Oh Canada! Thanks for ro-pax spend
Quebec-based Davie looks to fill shipyard as new loonies loom for ferries.
- DryShips stops paying loan interest, too
George Economou-led shipowner makes debt payment suspension complete amid continued negotiations.
- Frangou puts $50m loan behind her
Earnings call emphasises the benefits of relationship between Navios entities
- Time to 'chew' not grow for Teekay Tankers
Chief executive Kevin Mackay says integrating prior acquisitions is still the focus for Teekay Corp spinoff.
- French strikes could help ex-US MR tankers
Nationwide labour strife threatens refinery closures, impacts ports and cancels ferry transits.
- French strikes could boost MR tankers
Nationwide labour strife threatens of refinery closures, impacts ports and cancels ferry transits.
- Sulphur caps to raise costs for shipping
Study sees costs up 25% to 85% for cleaner air, but enforcement won't be easy.
- CalMac wins $1.3bn Scottish ferry contract
State-backed operator beats Serco to huge eight-year deal for Clyde and Hebrides services.
- Baltic spearheads drive for common standards
London exchange ready to host attempt to standardise online shipping business protocols.
- Master critical of TOTE safety response
After asking company to report holes on El Morro to US Coast Guard, captain said it was not immediately disclosed.
- Navios Acquisition a cent ahead of estimates
Tanker owner reports strong Q1 performance as it stretches management deal with parent company.
- Sponsor steps up at Capital Product
Evangelos Marinakis-backed Capital Maritime snaps up units and launches plan to buy more.
- Dynagas comes clean on FSRU interest
Greek owner confirms it could order LNG regasification newbuildings.
- Ocean Shipbrokers grows London S&P team
Craig Taylor tells TradeWinds further recruits and overseas expansion likely.
- SCF increases Q1 profit to $103m
Russian owner boosts margins in strong three months for tankers.
- Restructuring Reach partners with Aibel
Oslo-listed company targets expanded customer base through cooperation with Swedish firm.
- Hafnia Tankers extends profitable run
Mikael Skov-led owner books first quarter results which show a slight market softening.
- Bondholders okay Hanjin Shipping debt freeze
Investors agree to roll over interest payments for another four months.
- Damen sells fast ferry to Korean company
Shipbuilder completes fourth vessel sale to Far East Asian operators in the last five years.
- Teekay Offshore boosts income in Q1
Shuttle tanker owner reports bigger adjusted net profit in the first quarter.
- Teekay LNG talks up Yamal funding
Owner strikes positive note on newbuilding loans as it completes Centrofin suezmax sales.
- Daiichi wins creditor approval for 'rebirth'
Japanese bulker player set to exit court bankruptcy proceedings in next few weeks.
- Hellenic scraps last 1990s-built bulker
Greek owner says Hellenic Wind to be scrapped for $2.88m, a book loss of $7.9m.
- Teekay Corp strides to boost balance sheet
Torben Karlshoej-founded funds support equity issue, with loans and asset sales also in the works.
- Teekay Tankers hit by derivatives loss
Tanker owner sees Q1 profit slip as revenue edges down.
- TIL stays strong in first quarter
Oslo-listed tanker owner maintains profit levels, but finance costs increase.
- TGS hit by $39m tax claim
Norway demands cash relating to alleged benefits derived from sale of seismic data.
- Nord/LB loan provisions jump to $488m
German lender blames deteriorating shipping markets for loss in first quarter, with more pain to come.
- Gorgon LNG export facility restarting operations
Return to operation expected to be gradual with next export cargo not expected until at least June.
- DFDS to charter in ro-ro duo from Siem Group
Danish ferry operator says it expects to deploy new tonnage on its network in the North Sea.
- HMM said to have failed to reach charter rate cuts
South Korean shipowner still in negotiations despite failure to win concessions from owners.
- Seaspan Corp secures $540m in fresh capital
Container leasing firm also confirms that Gerry Wang to stay on as CEO until May 2021.
|MAY 19, 2016|
- K+N enters partnership with CNH Industrial
- Shipbuilding layoffs emerge in South Korea
- NEWS FLASH: OCEMA, six ports collaborate on VGM
- EU cancels plans to discuss boosting sugar supply
- Port of Charleston withdraws proposed VGM fee
|MAY 19, 2016|
- FACTBOX: Major supply disruptions hit oil markets
- TANKERS: Tanker Investments sees 2016 strong for crude shipping rates
- PRESS RELEASE: Teekay Tankers Ltd. Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
- UAE-based Big Port Services has appeals quashed in Singapore court, must pay costs
Court deemed arrest of the vessel Xin Chang Shu wrongful.