|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- Mansukh Mandaviya launches development of indigenous software solution for VTS & VTMS
- New China-India service to commence on Nov. 15
- Basmati rice, tea exports to Iran affected due to depleting balance in rupee-rial trade account
- DGFT notifies ban on import of all types of split air-conditioners, window air-conditioners with refrigerants
- Exports from Cochin International Airport hit after DGCA restrictions
- Antwerp port in development of private 5G network
- Indian Ports Association takes the limelight at World Logistics Awards 2020
- Standard data definitions enabling just-in-time port calls published
- Air cargo readiness for Covid-19 vaccine transportation stressed
- Gadkari lays foundation stone for country's first multimodal logistics park at Jogighopa in Assam
- Maersk's product portfolio expanded to air freight
- Infrastructure Investment Trusts to gain traction in the medium to long term: ICRA
- Thermal & coking coal imports down
- China passes law restricting sensitive exports
- Hope for Jet Airways as Committee of Creditors votes in favour of Kalrock-Jalan consortium
- Indian Customs takes part in STCE virtual training
- Water transport workers in Bangladesh on indefinite nationwide strike
|OCTOBER 21, 2020|
- Direct despite the distance
- Brazil: road-rail solution for automotive sector
- Intermodal service launched in North Dakokta
- New short sea service to the Black Sea
- Mitteldeutsche Flughafen names CFO
- K+N: less traffic, more profit
- XPO hires Nascimento
- Relocation of banana ripener in UK
- Polish carrier invests in Swiss-made system
- Benelux inland ports for e-power
- Air freight handler prepares for vaccine deliveries
- Belgian port to receive better rail access
- Lombardi to become IICL president
- Warehouse development close to Birmingham
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- Cargo capacity no longer required
- Alibaba teams up with ZIM
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- Forwarders slam Maersk: 'moving from supplier to becoming a competitor'
- Global JIT port call system that could cut berthing delays a step closer
- Pain for US importers appears far from over as seasonal stock pours in
- As trade rebounds in Australia, war of words erupts over surcharges
- Turnover and profits down as Kuehne + Nagel struggles through the pandemic
- 'We need to be more flexible to avoid future turmoil', says Menzies cargo chief
- Rebuilding the port of Beirut: a competition for geopolitical influence
- Russian intelligence accused of bringing down Maersk's IT
- Analysis: Done kidding around - Kuehne takes a page out of DSV's book
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- Deadly dive boat fire: NTSB seeks major small passenger boat safety improvements
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday, Oct. 20. called for major safety improvements to small passenger vessels after its investigation of a 2019 California dive boat fire that killed 34
- PODCAST: Women in Maritime Operations founder Kasey Eckstein
In this edition of Listen Up!, we talk with Kasey Eckstein, founder of Women in Maritime Operations (WIMOs) and director of business development at Atlas Marine Services, Houma, La., to get a
- KSS Line signs with Hyundai Global Services for smart ship solution powered by Inmarsat and Intellian
Hyundai Global Services (HGS) is to deliver its Smart Ship and Satellite Communications package to Seoul-headquartered KSS Line's shipping fleet, supported by Inmarsat's Fleet Xpress and digital solution Fleet Connect. This is
- DeWitt to present on cybersecurity demystification for small ferry fleets
Cris DeWitt, managing director of Cyber Mariner, an operational technology (OT) cybersecurity company that serves the maritime industry, will present on the topic of "Cybersecurity Demystification for Small Ferry Fleets" at the
- Pilot LNG and GAC Bunker Fuels partner to supply LNG marine fuel from Galveston
Texas-based Pilot LNG LLC (Pilot) has reached a preliminary agreement with GAC Bunker Fuels (GAC) covering the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel from its proposed Galveston LNG
- Florida megayacht yard project moves ahead
Derecktor Shipyards reports that it is moving ahead at full speed on its plans to convert the nearly 100-year-old Port of Fort Pierce, Fla., into a full-service repair and refit facility for
- Baldwin reintroduces Made in America Shipbuilding Act
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) has reintroduced legislation-the Made in America Shipbuilding Act (S. 4687)-that seeks to strengthen Buy American requirements for the federal government's purchase of ships by expanding current law
- Harvey Gulf Subsea selects Oceaneering for ROV and survey support
New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions has reached an agreement with Oceaneering International Inc. to provide ROV and Support services onboard its four U.S. flagged, Jones Act compliant vessels. Under the
- Hong Kong shipping companies hit with U.S. sanctions
The U.S. yesterday imposed sanctions on six entities-Reach Holding Group (Shanghai) Company Ltd.; Reach Shipping Lines; Delight Shipping Co., Ltd.; Gracious Shipping Co. Ltd.; Noble Shipping Co. Ltd.; and Supreme Shipping Co.
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- Floating storage vessel off Venezuela lists, raising concerns of sinking
The US embassy in Trinidad and Tobago issued a statement saying US sanctions on Venezuela do not affect safety, environmental...
- Western Australia may turn back infected ships after livestock carrier outbreak
WA will force Australians arriving to the state by sea to isolate in hotels for two weeks after two people...
- Mediterranean tanker rates at 11-year low as Europe refineries curb imports
Black Sea-Med rates assessed as negative for four weeks. The reopening of larger oilfields in Libya saw production resume and...
- From the News Desk: Regionalisation row exposes shipping's green divide
A surprising declaration by some shipping leaders backing the implementation of regional decarbonisation measures has further highlighted the divisions in...
- Posidonia Forum: Priorities for an industry in the spotlight
Besieged by external and internal challenges, shipping needs to decide on its priorities. The Lloyd's List Posidonia Forum discusses what...
- Skuld head predicts club consolidation in next five years
Ståle Hansen sees fewer but bigger clubs emerging, with his own marine mutual open for dialogue with peers. 'There doesn't...
- China's imports of Malaysian diluted bitumen face IEA probe
Malaysia is key transhipment hub for crude and refined products and used by Iran and Venezuela for floating storage of...
- Lloyd's List Asia Pacific forum panels available on demand
Two Lloyd's List's digital forums - focusing on shipping in the Asia Pacific region, the adoption and use of new technology...
- Vale continues to ramp up iron ore output
Vale's third-quarter production report shows that if it continues at this level, it will meet its full-year iron ore target...
- Total delivers 'carbon neutral' LNG to CNOOC
The French energy major offset its emissions from the LNG cargo shipment to the Chinese company by financing a wind...
- Shipping companies linked to Iran face US sanctions
The US named the entities as Reach Holding Group (Shanghai) Company Ltd, Reach Shipping Lines, Delight Shipping Co, Gracious Shipping...
- Achieving shipping's green targets requires whole industry
Shipowners and operators are seeking support from class, flags, banks, ports, and regulators to try to meet the IMO's environmental...
- Golden Ocean chief commercial officer steps down
Thomas Semino, previously head of dry freight at trading house Vitol, was hired in 2016, and previously served as managing...
- Port call standards will benefit terminals and carriers
Just-in-time port calls can significantly reduce the amount of fuel used if ships can know when to slow down to...
- Nachipa supports slow steaming to curb emissions
Nachipa's chief executive Felipe Simian said in an interview with Lloyd's List that the only way to manage things smoothly...
- US Gulf congestion fuels LNG price surge
Blockages to key approach channels to LNG plants in the US Gulf have coincided with an LNG winter demand uptick...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Greek owners reject call for regional decarbonisation measures | Tanker recovery on hold as pandemic worsens | Supply...
- Maran Tankers eyes Xihe's VLCCs
Bank lenders involved in the vessels are expected to back the VLCC sales to stave off a liquidity crunch likely...
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- TMS provider augments growing investment in drayage technology
- Kuehne + Nagel posts solid Q3 result, but urges Q4 caution
- Halifax container backlog mostly gone, but delays remain
- JOC Rankings: E-commerce boosted 2019 parcel carrier revenues
- Youredi seeks to ease integration woes for logistics industry
- DCSA wades into port call optimization discussion
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- PTT launches tender for dual-fuel VLGC newbuilding
- Performance Shipping enacts new quarterly dividend policy
- Tanker fleet could grow even with a small orderbook, report suggests
- Trafigura hails 'flight to quality' after sealing $1.6bn loan
- Total ships first carbon neutral LNG cargo to China
- Start-up's US gigafactory for lithium-metal batteries could electrify shipping
- Kidnapped journalist's estate seeks to recover funds from seized tanker Gulf Sky
- If you cannot sell shares, you can always buy them back at a discount
- Dynacom strikes rare period deal for suezmax with Nayara Energy charter
- New beginning: Rokke and Fredriksen buy Solstad shares as $2bn debt deal approved
- Evercore's Jonathan Chappell named shipping's top analyst for 2020
- Pilot LNG and GAC team up on bunker supply for US Gulf port
- Euronav seals $713m green refinancing to fund new VLCCs
- Chevron grabs three suezmaxes on short-term charters
- Havyard creditors vote for 75% haircut on claims
- Vega Bulk Carriers launches in Oslo with ex-Western Bulk man at the helm
- Maersk executive Snelderwaard takes on COO role at Svitzer
- Naikai Zosen wins ropax order from Marix Line
- Stena Bulk teams with oil companies for carbon capture on tankers
- Trinity House bids a sad farewell to cruise passengers
- Scrap sales slow as cash buyers resist Bangladesh 'cartel' prices
- Box volumes on key North America-bound trade climb nearer to 2019 levels
- Exmar to bank $150m as it ends FLNG row with YPF
- Speeds increase as long-term boxship rates soar into the US
- Greece tries to boost its flag but may fall short
- Ocean Tankers in danger of running out of cash as costs mount
- Cosco goes 'down under' despite souring China-Australia ties
- PIL hits back after scoring at rock bottom of ESG rating
- UN hackathon reveals myriad uses for AIS data to improve shipping
- NYK Line negotiates with Total about adding Gazocean to its stable
- Australian politician demands action after livestock carrier Covid-19 cases spike
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- Ports of Seattle, Tacoma ride retail replenishment wave
Auto volumes are still down 25% year-over-year and closed West Seattle Bridge remains a barrier.
- World Shipping Council stays in step with Shipping Act
The ocean container industry association files an agreement with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to ensure its collective activities do not violate the Shipping Act.
- Port of Brownsville wins grant to expand grain exports
The Port of Brownsville recently received a $14.5 million grant to expand and upgrade the port's 3 million-bushel grain elevator, including rail and road improvements.
- Container return date upheaval by the numbers
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition, together with TradeLanes, surveys hundreds of American shippers about the cost to their bottom lines of uncommunicated earliest return dates from...
- Why the A321 converted freighter looks like a hot ticket (with video)
(Updated Oct. 20, 2020, 1 P.M. ET, with latest on Sine Draco Aviation) Questions about whether the new Airbus A321 converted freighter could generate orders...
- Digitization advocate says time for port call optimization is now
Port Call Data Definitions guide is available for free download.
|OCTOBER 20, 2020|
- OIL FUTURES: Crude prices rally on US stimulus hope, but COVID-19 surge caps rally
Energy prices settled higher Oct. 20 amid signs of progress on a US coronavirus stimulus bill, but demand outlooks remained under pressure amid renewed social restrictions in Europe.
- Argentina's YPF cancels floating LNG terminal on low gas prices
Argentina's YPF said late Oct. 19 that it has agreed to pay $150 million to Belgian shipping group Exmar for the early cancelation of a 10-year lease for a floating liquefaction terminal (FLNG), as a decline in natural gas production and prices appear to have slowed the state-backed energy company's ambitions to sell supplies globally.
- TENDER DATA: Pakistan cancels tender seeking 65,000 mt 180 CST HSFO for early Nov delivery
PSO is also seeking an additional 520,000 mt of 180 CST HSFO for delivery over H1 and H2 December as four 65,000-mt shipments in each half-month.
- USGC HSFO at narrowest discount to Brent since 2019; higher prices may hurt demand
High sulfur fuel oil cracks in the US have reached their highest levels in 18 months Oct. 20, although multiple sources in the market expect a downward correction due to demand declines in the US.
- GAC and Pilot LNG sign agreement for LNG bunker supply in US Gulf
GAC Bunker Fuels and Texas-based LNG solutions company Pilot have executed a heads of agreement for the provision of LNG bunker in the proposed Galveston LNG Bunker Port terminal project, GAC said Oct. 20.
- Taiwan's CPC suspends bunker fuel supply at Taichung from Oct. 19
"There are two barges at Taichung, but both have unexpectedly run into problems," a company official said.
- Bunker fuel sales in Panama edge up in Sep on month
"In general, it was in line with what one has been seeing [in the market]," a source said.
- Japan's delivered marine fuel 0.5%S bunker price is lowest in Asia
"We had expected more orders after China returned from their golden week holidays, but it didn't happen," a trader said.