|MARCH 21, 2021|
- CMA CGM Overweight Surcharge from North West India to the Mediterranean
- Global container shipping companies seen doing well in 2021
- Hapag-Lloyd registers earnings growth in 2020
- MOL to move into ocean shipping of liquefied CO2 through investment in Norway's Larvik Shipping
- Revised start dates for THE Alliance new services
- Ruling on detention cum demurrage charges if waiver certificate is issued by Customs
- APEDA inks MoU with NSIC for harnessing export potential of MSMEs
- Bangladesh issues tender to buy 50,000 tonnes of rice
- Garment exporters seek ban on export of yarn & fabric
- Import of edible oils down
- Port of Rotterdam wins Port of the Future award
- PSA Group's volume & revenue up in 2020
- Regulator sought for e-commerce sector to protect retail trade
- Demand for Indian exports across multiple categories remains exceptionally strong, says Maersk's latest containerised trade update
- H. K. Joshi to continue as Director (Finance), SCI
- Vehicle scrapping policy announced
|MARCH 22, 2021|
- Much better than expected
- Overnight network grows
- Fedex can't help winning
- Rushton rises from general manager to director
- Efficient tool to administer master data
- Distributing vaccines in East Malaysia
- Newbuild for DShip Carriers
- More vehicles for Swiss goods transport
- BDI at record high
- Pharma follows perishables
- DFI Partners: parting of the ways
- Hegelmann adds 1,000 trucks
- New option for dangerous goods declaration
- First flight of last A380
- "Curiosity of the Day"
- 1,000 flat cars for intermodal network
- Span Alaska announces leadership transition
- MOL banks on hybrid bonds
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- Carriers 'cherry-picking' customers as rates continue to head north
- Fury among Australian transport operators at Patrick's new long-vehicle fee
- A320F on approach, but B737-800 conversions still favourite and at 'full throttle'
- Bullish FedEx reports 'strong' Q3 results, despite the heavy cost of Covid
- All shipping has to do to beat air cargo to e-freight, is be nippier than a glacier
- There's a clearer picture for post-Brexit fine art logistics
- EU in major cut to post-Brexit red tape for British exporters
- Against the odds: FedEx - only one thing left to do
- On the wires: Grandma, this is how you suck eggs
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- NewDock wins two ship Canadian Coast Guard VLE contract
Canadian ship repairer NewDock (St. John's Dockyard Limited), St. John's, Newfoundland, has been awarded a CAD 20,7 million (about US$ 16.6 million) contract to complete Vessel Life Extension (VLE) work on the
- Court decision takes mariner a step closer to qualifying as Great Lakes pilot
According to the Institute for Justice -a 501(c)(3) organization that describes itself as "the national law firm for liberty," - an experienced merchant mariner "yesterday bested the Coast Guard and a private
- Blakeley BoatWorks delivers Tier 4 linehaul towing vessel
Recently delivered to Cooper Marine and Timberlands (CMT) by Blakeley BoatWorks (BBW), the M/V Gretchen V. Cooper is the first linehaul towing vessel in the U.S. to be powered by Tier 4
- Royal Caribbean completes sale of boutique brand Azamara
Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) reports that it completed the sale of its Azamara brand to Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm specializing in consumer, retail and distribution investments, in an all-cash
- Sovcomflot and Shell in U.S. LNG bunkering first
Russia's largest shipping company, Sovcomflot, and Shell marked an LNG milestone March 15, completing the first ever Aframax tanker ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the U.S. when Sovcomflot's Gagarin Prospect received 1,075 cu.m.
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- Cyber security means more than compliance
If depth of knowledge is helping ClassNK support owners in their transition through IMO's new cyber security regime, the society...
- Equinor looks to fuel-efficient charters in decarbonisation push
The Norwegian energy company has 30 long-term charters with fuel-efficient vessels and expects to have added 10 more of those...
- Decarbonise together, not owner by owner
Shipping is a dirty industry, and planting a few carbon offset trees and hoping for the best is not going...
- The week in charts: BDI hits five-month high | Libyan crude lift |Gasoline peak
Strong appetite for panamax and supramax vessels has pushed the Baltic Dry Index to its highest level since October last...
- Decline in number of overdue seafarers does not signal end of crisis
Although the total number of overdue seafarers has fallen from 400,000 to just over 200,000, there are fears that number...
- Western Bulk sees firm market through 2021
Oslo-based operator expects demand from China and other Asian countries to support the Pacific market, while recovering demand from the...
- Easing congestion brings Asia-Europe spot rates off the boil
Asia-Europe spot rates have fallen back nearly 10% since the Chinese New Year, but remain extraordinarily high
- Container lines warned over US exports
Box carriers are accused of prioritising empty equipment returns over cargo exports. Regulatory pressure could be brought to bear on...
- Divided US united in bipartisan support for Jones Act
Democrats and Republicans in Congress strongly favour the Jones Act, which protects merchant marine jobs and ensures that the US...
- Daily Briefing
Free to read: Lawyer denies accused Israeli oil-spill tanker polluted beaches | What next for Irish sea trade? | We...
- Vopak eyes LNG import terminal in Australia
Vopak's proposed regasification project is the seventh such LNG import facility proposed for the eastern and southern states of Australia
- Chartworld orders four containerships at New Times
The vessels are the largest containerships ordered by the Kollakis family company, while also being the largest to be constructed...
- The Lloyd's List Podcast: Why sustainable shipping is about more than just carbon reduction
Sustainability is about more than carbon reduction, but we are currently evaluating the shift to new fuels on the basis...
- Bunkerers hit back at VLSFO 'vilification'
The International Bunker Industry Association says the 'continued vilification' of VLSFOs is based on misconceptions and falsehoods
- US threatens sanctions over Russian gas pipeline
US says the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline aims to bypass Ukraine, depriving it of substantial transit fees while...
- MOL makes a foray into liquefied CO2 shipping
The company says liquefied CO2 ocean transport plays a key role in the carbon dioxide capture utilisation and storage value...
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- NY-NJ chassis providers pledge new capacity amid import surge
- Mining, renewables to usher in next economic cycle for breakbulk sector
- NLRB complaint allows new Charleston terminal to begin operations
- TPM21: Shippers hunger for near-term progress on decarb goals
- Solution elusive to avoid next LA-LB port backup
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- Analysts like terms of Scorpio Tankers notes despite added debt load
- Karpowership and Total selected for South Africa FSRU projects
- IMO head urges caution as crew crisis numbers cut in half
- NYK clinches COA to carry renewable diesel for Neste Shipping
- Scorpio Tankers frees liquidity in $138m bond deals
- Jones Act charterer backed by billionaire Sam Zell gears up for Spac
- Is 'Prexit' set to spread from Genco to Eagle Bulk?
- Trafigura poaches VLCC chartering 'rising star' from Shell
- GEV to talk to yards after initial approval for compressed hydrogen carrier
- London P&I Club strengthens in South Korea with new hire
- Stena Bulk and Grindrod Shipping linked to MR sales
- Shell and Sovcomflot bunker first aframax with LNG in US
- Probe begins as seafarers injured in lifeboat drill on Sir David Attenborough
- PSV owners 'must resist temptation to reactivate' after rate spikes
- NS United set to sell 2012 capesize amid buyer stampede
- Equinor reveals charters for 40 eco-tankers as it pursues emissions cuts
- Pilot dies in fall while leaving Greek bulker in Russia
- Seafarer repatriation hopes to get shot in the arm from vaccination hubs
- Ship managers improvise and adapt to overcome in pandemic crisis
- No shipping, no shopping: sector seen as victim of own success during crew crisis
- Ship design has to start thinking outside the box to tackle carbon
- MOL targets CO2 trade with investment in Norway's Larvik Shipping
- Vopak joins race to build Australian LNG import terminal
- China Merchants yard to build new small-scale LNT A-Box LNG carrier
- Tsakos set to enter MRs in Cargill-Maersk Tankers pool
- Private jabs an option as ship managers face 'logistical nightmare'
- Bahri says UACC chemical tanker charters 'anticipate pandemic recovery'
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- Exclusive: UPS pilots detained in Hong Kong while awaiting COVID test results
Hong Kong has ratcheted up quarantine requirements on inbound pilots, escalating tensions with the U.S. and impacting the operations of express carriers UPS and FedEx.
- Déjà vu as Port of Montreal strike looms
Another strike at the Port of Montreal could begin after truce between longshore workers and employers expires Sunday. Railroads and trucking companies, meanwhile, brace for...
|MARCH 19, 2021|
- Crude snaps five-session slide as Europe resumes AstraZeneca vaccinations
Demand outlooks remained under pressure amid concerns of resurgent coronavirus cases in the US, abroad.
- SINGAPORE DATA: Light distillate stocks fall 2.8% on week to three-week low
- Diesel CIF NWE cargoes at lowest premium to 0.1% cargoes in 7 weeks
- ITALY DATA: Feb oil product demand down 17% on year to 3.8 mln mt: Unem
- CHINA DATA: New quota holders lift Jan-Feb gasoline exports 30% on year
- SINGAPORE DATA: Middle distillate stocks slip 3% to 33-week low on strong outflows
- Iran installs first SPM in new oil exports terminal
- REFINERY NEWS: Total Antwerp refinery interested in adding co-processing biofuel units
- Japan domestic clean product shipments fall 12% in Jan on weak demand
- BUNKERWORLD INDEX: Prices dip amid soft crude outlooks
In Fujairah, the premium for low sulfur marine fuel, which had soared to multi-month highs over the course of the week ended March 19, was likely to edge lower in the near term, said traders.