|DECEMBER 27, 2019|
- MSC steers clear of French ports to avoid nationwide strikes
- China hoards compliant low sulphur fuel ahead of Jan 1 deadline
- China's weekly export box shipping index climbs 2.1pc to 854.37
- Qingdao opens smart and green fully automated container terminal
- IMF ups China 2020 GDP growth forecast from 5.8pc to 6pc
- Matson-Swire stop competing, offer South Pacific loop in January
- China will lower import tariffs on over 850 products from January 1
- Forwarders show digital savvy, but face carrier, young cyber rivals
- China clamps down on Indian buffalo meat exports, fearing swine flu
- FMC to eliminate Shipping Act demand to publish essential terms
- Boeing ousts CEO over 737 Max FAA rebuke after 346 die in two crashes
- FTA: Heathrow expansion delay will be short once implications known
- Kansas City airport handles 4.7pc less cargo in November
- Finnair expects cash flow to fund US$4.5 billion fleet expansion
|DECEMBER 26, 2019|
- Charter party sanctions clauses for current economic & trade environment formulated
- ICS expresses optimism as global sulphur cap implementation draws near
- MOL, NYK in agreements to deploy world's first LNG-fuelled large coal carriers
- NMIS elects new Chairman, Vice-Chairperson & appoints Director
- Advantage Haldia due increase in draught at channel
- Port of Antwerp registers strong growth in 2019
- Shipping Secretary joins campaign to stop use of SUPs
- Consignment-based testing to ensure import & sale of quality toys, says Ministry
- India should undertake structural reforms, clean-up of banks, labour reforms, says IMF
- Suresh Prabhu to be Chief Guest at CONquest 2020 in New Delhi on Jan. 17
|DECEMBER 24, 2019|
- Hornbeck Offshore common stock to trade on the OTC market
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. says that it expects its common stock to commence trading on the OTC Pink marketplace ("OTC Pink"), effective December 23, 2019. The transition comes after the New York
- New management team in place at Harland & Wolff
InfraStrata plc (AIM: INFA), the U.K. infrastructure project specialist that bought the assets of Northern Ireland shipbuilder Harland & Wolff, has appointed a new management team for what is now its wholly-owned
- Armstrong Marine books ferry order
Port Angeles, Wash., based Armstrong Marine USA has been selected to construct a custom passenger ferry for the community of Hat Island, Wash. The 49-passenger USCG Subchapter T vessel features a galley,
|DECEMBER 24, 2019|
- Tanker freight derivatives volumes highest this decade
Another week's trading volumes are still to be reported but so far the annual total of forward freight agreements is...
- Dry bulk ends year on a softer note
While the market hopes for a recovery in iron ore volumes, coal demand into Europe has not fared well this...
- Insurtech faces turbulent 2020, warns Concirrus chief
'I would go so far to say that we are going to go into a period which is going to...
- DP World nets 30-year concession for Jeddah Port container terminal
The company has already operated the terminal for more than 20 years and now pledges to invest up to $500m...
- Pirates attack suezmax tanker off Gulf of Guinea
The vessel's crew fought off nine armed pirates who approached the tanker in a high-speed craft and made two hijacking...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Ship scrapping plunges to 11-year low | The Finance Outlook | LR chief supports R&D fund and...
- The Regulation Outlook
The implementation of the sulphur cap and an impending decabronisation measure - either from London or Brussels - will dominate next year
- The Insurance Outlook
The outlook for P&I and hull insurance can be summed up in two words: 'more expensive', thanks to the cull...
- Banks buy Bourbon out of insolvency protection
Rival partial offers from Tidewater and Peschaud rejected by Marseilles commercial court
- MOL seals first green loan to finance LNG bunkering vessel
This is a milestone transaction because it is the first green loan worldwide financing this vessel category
- VLSFO tests stoke fuel stability concerns in Singapore
Shipowners are advised to seek assurance that the fuel grades they have secured would comply with the ISO standard for...
- SCI names first female managing director
Mrs Joshi will hold the position of managing director until May 2022
- Indonesia starts pumping compliant fuel oil
Indonesia is also said to be counting on making available a B20 biodiesel blend to the shipping sector in order...
|DECEMBER 24, 2019|
- ARO 2020: Redefining the 'truck driver problem'
- ARO 2020: BCOs, carriers at odds over FMC detention-demurrage proposal
- Dredge project will prepare Mexico's Altamira port for 14,000 TEU ships
- ARO 2020: Canadian ports preparing for strong cargo growth
- ARO 2020: Trans-Pacific lines look to manage capacity, pass on fuel costs
- ARO 2020: Air cargo flies into 2020 buffeted by weak demand, geopolitical tensions
|DECEMBER 24, 2019|
- Capesize rates slump to lowest level in six months
Rising bunker costs and falling freight rates take a bite out of large bulker earnings
- Container freight rates end year on a high note
But lack of transparency over fuel surcharges could cause problems in 2020
- Affinity makes its first cleared LNG futures trades on Baltic Exchange
UK brokers arrange transaction between Total and Trafigura
- Stranded crew on detained ship to make it home by Christmas
Sailors' Society brings festive cheer to Russian crew caught up in UK detention
- ArcelorMittal reaps $530m windfall from DryLog deal
Sale of dry bulk shipping division helps unlock $2bn by mid-2021
- Louis-Dreyfus gives green fuel levy the thumbs up
But French shipowner still believes slowing down is the best way forward
- Pearl Naval sells handysize bulker as it shifts focus to heavylift
As year draws to a close, several deals for small bulkers come to light
- Shares rise as Yangzijiang boss Ren Yuanlin returns to work
Executive's return sees Yangzijiang's share price shoot up as cloud lifted
- Tersan Shipyard to complete Havila Kystruten's troubled newbuildings
Turkish yard to solve Norwegian shipowner's conundrum after work halted at Spain's Barreras
- Interunity tanks up with Megacore Honami buy
Greek tanker operator emerges as buyer of Oxygen product tanker auctioned in Singapore
|DECEMBER 24, 2019|
- Understanding the Waterfall Theory of Freight and how it impacts spot trucking rates
The waterfall theory of freight governs how freight will be routed
- SONAR is the central hub for freight market analytics and forecasts. How did SONAR become so smart?
SONAR has become the leading analytics and forecasting platform for the freight market, giving users the ability to forecast dry van, reefer, and flatbed market...
- Days before Christmas, Universal Logistics lays off 70 Port drivers
Some of the drivers were told they could return as independent contractors if they purchased their own trucks.
- Feds investigate dismissals at Celadon's Canadian carrier
Ministry's probe into terminations at Hyndman Transport following shutdown could lead to hefty payouts for former drivers and other staff.
- Starsky Robotics seeks potential buyers as autonomous startup struggles to raise funds
Autonomous trucking startup Starsky Robotics is in talks with potential buyers, including some with its rivals, after failing to raise new funding to stay afloat.
- Texas No. 1 in foreign trade during third quarter
Texas continues to be a leader in international trade, ranking No. 1 in exports of manufactured and non-manufactured commodities for the third quarter, according to...
- Freight All Kinds: Transporting nuclear ores and wastes
Ores and wastes are arguably the two most important materials transported in the nuclear cycle. FreightWaves asks how they are shipped. The answer is: carefully.
- What truckers are thinking about this holiday season
Drivers passing through a truck stop in Portland, Oregon talk holiday plans and a profession in flux.
- Today's Pickup: Diesel Laptops debuts free parts lookup tool; the cost of cybercrime
Diesel Laptops debuts free software to easily find truck parts and the cost of cybercrime is rising. Plus, container rates rise and a little holiday...
- Why leaving China for tariff-free shores is no easy task
A trade war truce is not stopping multinationals from exploring alternative sourcing options to China, but moving supply chains is difficult, says expert.
- Celadon leaves former drivers hanging without bankruptcy filing in Canada
Employees' and contractors' struggles with Celadon-owned Hyndman over outstanding pay and questions about the fate of leased trucks are compounded by the lack of legal...
- Railroads serve up Christmas cheer with shows, festive railcars
Kansas City Southern and Canadian Pacific deliver goodwill to local communities along portions of their rail networks.
- Airlines resume operating IAI-converted freighters following safety alert
Aircraft return to service with loading restrictions
|DECEMBER 24, 2019|
- FEATURE: Analysts doubt Venezuela's ability to boost crude production in 2020
Exodus of experienced workers, lack of diluent for crude blending to present major challenges.
- New Delhi's EV policy forecast to crimp future transportation fuel demand
Measure comes shortly after city engulfed by heavy pollution that shut schools and affected everyday life.
- Indonesia's Pertamina starts production of low sulfur marine fuel from Plaju refinery
MFO part of the company's efforts to provide cleaner fuels in compliance with IMO 2020.
- Products lead oil higher amid strong holiday demand
Refined product futures led the oil complex higher Tuesday as expectations of strong holiday demand supported prices.