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14 October 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 18:35 GMT+2




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Sched Netweb site
SEPTEMBER 3, 2019
  • OOCL cancels dozen round-trip Asia Europe sailings in weeks to come
  • Cosco Shipping back in black with US$205 million profit as sales soar 53pc
  • Hapag-Lloyd back in black with US$56 million profit on greater volumes
  • 'K' Line back in black with US$71.5 million profit as sales decline 13.6pc
  • China to impose 'social credit' system on foreign companies: EU chamber
  • Containership deliveries, newbuilds hit historic lows, says new study
  • China slaps tariffs on US pharma, crude oil, soybeans in retaliation
  • Owner, operator fined US$3 million for exceeding low sulphur fuel limit
  • Mega box ships pay off big if full afloat, but not so much ashore: Drewry
  • Taiwan companies spooked, some consider moving from mainland China
  • JB Hunt levies surcharge to recoup backhaul empties' costs to west coast
  • South African Treasury rail and port privatisation stymied in cabinet
  • Hundreds rally to ask Cathay rehire fired staff who joined HK protest
  • Los Angeles Airport's July cargo falls 6pc to 190,000 tonnes
  • Edmonton airport now global hub for most cannabis air cargo

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Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Hamburg Süd's enhanced servicebetween South-East Asia & Australia
  • CEVA Logistics reinforces its global energy sector credentials with extension of Borr Drilling contract
  • IMO 2020 information campaign to be held
  • KNOT concludes long-term charter contract with Total for shuttle tanker
  • MANSA's 41st AGM & MANSA Star Awards hosted in Mumbai
  • MOL & Karpowership announce first LNG-to-Powershipproject under the co-brand 'KARMOL'
  • NYK concludes long-term charter agreement for LNG carriers
  • Pacifica Shipping acquires larger vessel for deployment on its premium coastal shipping service in New Zealand
  • Yang Ming to launch Japan-Thailand service
  • US-China trade war opens up opportunities for India in auto parts & leather sectors
  • APM Terminals reducing environmental impact through waste management
  • Post-Brexit, Port of Antwerp sees modal shift from ferry to container transport by short-sea shipping between the two regions
  • CONCOR highlights benefits of newly established RCT at trade meet in Jalandhar
  • Ease credit flow to exports, Commerce & Industry Minister tells bankers
  • E-commerce norms mandatory for firms in online business by year-end, says Minister

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International Transport Journalweb site
SEPTEMBER 3, 2019
  • Calais to receive a new railroad hub by 2022
  • Cooled and frozen in the desert
  • N Kettering Business Park complete and open for business
  • Antwerp prepares for new trade relationship with Britain
  • Güttler reinforces fleet with turning assistants
  • More space for offshore player
  • Cargologic Germany finally cleared for take off
  • Decathlon opts for logistics hotspot Tilburg
  • Mathias Hüske appointed new managing director of eos.uptrade
  • Joining forces to complete Eurasian Corridor via Kaliningrad
  • Brazilian air partner for Argentinian e-commerce platform
  • Ryder announces management changes
  • LIP Invest buys logistics hub for Röhlig
  • Synergy Group CEO wins prestigious shipping award
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Carrier in Kazakhistan to invest in 400 tank cars
  • Adoption of LNG continues

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The Loadstarweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Summer of air freight woes shows little sign of third-quarter recovery
  • MPC Container Ships expects second-half scrubber boost to charter rates after posting interim loss
  • Analysis: Customers set to pay bill for greener AP Møller-Mærsk
  • Eagle Rail looks to soar above congestion with 'ski lift' solution
  • PSA completes Penn Terminals takeover as it looks to boost perishables business
  • China Merchants in talks to invest in CMA CGM port assets
  • Trade war: US hits China with new wave of tariffs
  • Geodis' Laurent Deneubourg takes on top air freight role at Bansard International
  • Top Singapore shipping lawyer joins HFW
  • Supply chain radar: FedEx shoots in the dark at Amazon

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Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Deep concern for 25 seafarers aboard missing bulker loaded with nickel ore
    The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) says its thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the 25 seafarers aboard the Indonesian-flagged 52,400 dwt bulk carrier Nur
  • Knud E. Hansen unveils advanced RoPax design
    Danish naval architectural consultancy Knud E. Hansen has released its newest design, a 154-meter RoPax ferry that can transport up to 1,500 passengers and 440 cars. The vessel also offers an additional

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Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Why the Adrian Darya 1 saga is an issue for the whole industry
    The saga of the Adrian Darya 1, now expected to deliver its cargo of 2m barrels of Iranian crude to...
  • Shippers prepare for sharp fuel price rises
    Shippers warned to pay more attention to baf charges
  • Oldendorff to fit electric propulsion on two newbuild bulkers
    The German bulkers owner will install the ABB Azipod system on two 21,500 dwt vessels to be built at Chengxi...
  • Miami on highest alert but Grand Bahama Freeport survives Hurricane Dorian
    Best known as a jumping off point for the cruise sector, Miami is served by all of the big three...
  • From the Newsdesk: Transparency, tanker tracking and a turbo-charged Brexit
    As London International Shipping Week approaches, we recommend that the focus is firmly international (rather than Brexit) and transparency is...
  • Cosco Shipping secures 80% of LSFO for boxship fleet
    Chinese carrier may also expand the installment of scrubbers to meet the IMO 2020 rules
  • Hyundai Heavy wins $188m LNG carrier order
    Japanese line MOL is believed to have placed an LNGC order with DSME, which is now part of the same...
  • Tanker market faces uncertain future in a no-deal Brexit
    The advent of a WTO Brexit might lead to some disruption in the fuels market because trade patterns in the...
  • Gas and tanker conversions bring in $288m to SembMarine's orderbook
    SembMarine made inroads into the competitive offshore windfarm sector with its maiden contract for Jan De Nul for Taiwan's Formosa...
  • Daily Briefing
    Free to read: China Merchants Port woos carriers facing low growth | Cosco Shipping reshuffles container management | EU may...
  • MOL in logistics tie-up with Turkish steelmaker
    There are also plans to build a port in southeastern Turkey together with Tosyali
  • PSA International completes deal for Penn Terminals
    Penn Terminals, located on the Delaware River, is one of the best equipped, privately-owned multipurpose marine terminals on the US...
  • Cosco Shipping turns around liner business
    CSH noted pressure on the supply of shipping capacity has eased with newly delivered shipping capacity decreasing and scrapped capacity increasing
  • US issues sanctions in crackdown on North Korea oil imports
    The US also alleged that North Korea has received deliveries of refined petroleum directly from ships flagged under other, un-named, countries...
  • HFW hires dry shipping specialist from Clyde & Co
    His practice spans a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters in the shipping, offshore and oil and gas sectors...
  • US south east ports at risk as category 5 storm slams into Bahamas
    A Florida landfall remains possible, despite the official forecast suggesting storm will not now make a direct hit

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Florida, Georgia ports close as Dorian blasts Freeport
  • Cosco adjusts network to shifting China trade
  • Container line group maps data flow standards

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TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Essar Ports to target third-party cargoes as Delhi drives growth
    One of India's largest private operators opens up on how it intends to meet overall growth of more than 20%
  • Cosco firms up VLCC pool amid strong tanker and box results
    China's first VLCC pool composed of more than 50 units expected to be established in Hong Kong by year-end
  • Marine insurers should get back to basics to survive, says Sean Dalton
    Munich RE North America marine underwriting head says good management and local knowledge pay dividends for underwriters
  • V.Ships to manage Rokke's $350m research ship
    Group working with REV Ocean on the world's biggest such vessel.
  • American Hellenic Hull 'on target for profit breakthrough'
    Emerging Cypriot-based hull and machinery venture says it is on schedule to show profit in 2019 after two years of red ink
  • Whole fleet in use as Olympic returns to profit
    Stig Remoy-owned OSV owner expects 20% growth in charter hire this year.
  • Capesize spot rates back at nine-year highs
    Rates on major capesize benchmark routes have increased by 27% over the past three weeks.
  • Reederei Nord partners private equity on feeder boxship resales
    Diversification strategy looks to newbuild market for discount on modern technology in anticipation of IMO 2020 boost
  • Uncertainty over loss of life in Indonesia ro-ro fire
    Latest reports suggest rescued passengers by far exceed numbers in manifest
  • Mexico seizes fentanyl on Maersk boxship
    Coastguard finds 931 bags on unnamed vessel in Puerto de Lazaro Cardenas.
  • Passengers saved as ro-pax capsizes in Philippines
    At least 149 people were rescued from a ro-pax that capsized on Saturday in the Philippines. CNN reported that the Mika Mari VIII turned over on arrival at Consuelo, a port in Camotes Islands, Cebu province. Four passengers sustained minor injuries, according to Michael John Encina, spokesperson for the Philippine Coast Guard. Some of the passengers and crew were thrown into the sea. A cargo
  • ICS unveils latest crop of talent
    A new group of shipping professionals has taken a stride up the career ladder with success in this year's Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers' examinations
  • Dof anchor-handler wins extension with Petrobras
    An anchor-handler owned by NorSkan Offshore, Dof's Brazilian unit, has won a one-year contract extension with Petrobras. Dof trims loss but long-term financing questions remain The 16,820-hp Skandi Fluminense (built 2007) will continue its employment with the Brazilian state energy company until September 2020. The initial contract began in July 2018. The vessel has one work-class remotely
  • Shipping's myriad challenges to fuel London debate, Paddy Rodgers says
    Former Euronav CEO looks ahead to moderating London International Shipping Week conference, and considers the pressing challenges that face the industry
  • DFDS sells ferry to La Meridionale
    DFDS has sold one of its ro-pax ferries to French company La Meridionale. Brexit fears take a bite out of DFDS forecasts and share price The Copenhagen-based owner expects the sale of the Liverpool Seaways (built 1997) to raise proceeds of DKK 200m ($29.4m). Completion of the deal and delivery of the vessel are expected in April 2020, DFDS said in a statement on Monday. DFDS expects to book a
  • Noble sells another bulker as owning exit nears
    Singapore group confirms disposal of post-panamax for nearly $15m.
  • Fei Kwok takes on Chinese role for Clyde & Co
    Lawyer becomes head of banking and finance as firm spies new opportunities.
  • Hyundai Heavy reveals $189m LNG carrier order
    South Korean shipbuilder adds another contract for delivery in 2022.
  • Subsea 7 clinches Brazilian contract worth up to $150m
    Norwegian company's pipe-layers to connect FPSO in Lapa North East field.
  • MOL eyes steel shipping deal in Turkey
    Japanese group teaming up with producer Tosalyi on transport.
  • PSA buys second North American terminal in under a month
    Singapore company makes first foray into the US ports sector with latest acquisition
  • Egypt wants five new bunker tankers
    Petroleum minister to boost refuelling fleet this year and in 2020.
  • UK tanker sector in the dark as "do or die" Brexit nears
    A deal or no deal could make all the difference for the UK's refineries and regional tanker sector, says Gibson
  • FPSOs, FSRUs and offshore wind boost Sembcorp Marine coffers
    Yard group says it has been "pursuing the available pockets of opportunities" in weak market
  • Grindrod top brass frustrated at weak share price
    But owner hopes move to simplify structure will make it easier for investors to understand company
  • HFW recruits Chris Metcalf as shipping practice growth marches on
    Legal veteran joins from Clyde & Co and is sixth new partner in Singapore in less two years

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American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • Dorian may not reach U.S. coast, but will pack punch
    State officials begin reversing highway lanes ahead of hurricane's near-hit of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. While the National Hurricane Center says the storm isn't...
  • Slideshow: The freight before the storm
    In anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, hundreds of trucks delivered trailers laden with supplies for FEMA to Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. FreightWaves photographer...
  • The fallout from container port automation
    A study sponsored by Canadian dockworkers has tried to quantify the impact of container terminal automation.
  • South Florida begins feeling effects of approaching Dorian
    U.S. National Hurricane Center extends hurricane watch as Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport closes in response to tropical storm-level winds.
  • CBP at Brunswick and Savannah closes in storm's wake
    Customs and Border Protection announced that it will suspend operations at the two Georgia seaports for Sept. 3-4 with the approach of Hurricane Dorian.
  • Maritime History Notes: The father of integrated shipping
    If Sea-Land founder Malcom McLean is recognized as the "father of container shipping," then surely Charles Morgan should be deemed the "father of integrated shipping"...
  • Maple Leaf Motoring: Dorian deals near-miss in Canada-Florida freight lanes
    Star Van Systems, with 55 dedicated Canada-Florida runs per week, had prepared for the worst, but now may get an uptick on southbound freight as...
  • Florida ports to close as Hurricane Dorian approaches
    Port Everglades has received approval to allow petroleum trucks to continue making deliveries to retail gas stations until early Monday morning or until winds reach...
  • Retailers, logistics providers prepare for Hurricane Dorian in light of unpredictable path
    C.H. Robinson has executed thousands of shipments into Florida since Thursday.
  • The FreightTech venture cycle is here to stay. Ignore at your own peril.
    FreightTech venture investing is super hot, but most of these startups continue to lose money. Is this a fad or something else? Last year, FreightWaves...

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
  • External: Global Risk Management
  • South Korean September HSFO supply to rise on higher imports
    "There will be roughly more than 100,000 mt of additional volume in the spot market," a source at a South Korean refiner said.
  • REFINERY NEWS: Malaysia's RAPID sells first naphtha cargo, to load Sep 2-4
    The naphtha cargo is slated to load around September 2-4, Asian naphtha trade sources said.






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