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Sched Netweb site
JANUARY 8, 2016
  • Chinese factory output slows as demand slacken for Asian exports
  • Hanjin, Hyundai too broke to access fund designed to help sickly sector
  • Green ship recycling facility opens in Puerto Rico
  • NTSB opens public docket on the probe into El Faro Sinking
  • DHL settles price-fixing shippers' class action suit with $53 million in New York
  • Vanguard Logistics Services opens fourth office in Indonesia in Sumatra
  • EU's Northern Range ports box volumes expected to fall 5.2pc in first half
  • Former APL head, Bruce Seaton, dies at age 90
  • United's new CEO Munoz gets transplant after October's heart attack
  • Battered Air France cargo faces 2 crippling strikes in January over layoffs
  • Global air cargo volumes decline 0.9pc in November

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Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Freight rates seen improving slightly in 2016, say analysts
  • Mumbai to host annual PPG conference & project cargo training in Feb. 2016
  • Arun Kumar Gupta appointed Managing Director of India Ports Global
  • ChPT takes action to implement BCG recommendations
  • CoPT to encourage cargo from Pollachi, Coimbatore & Tirupur
  • Govt removes export duty on iron ore pellets
  • L&T Construction bags orders worth INR 2,871 cr.
  • MMTC invites bids for supply of 5K t of tur dal
  • You ask.. We answer...
  • Gujarat Junction 2016 Conference & Awards to bring together the fraternity today

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International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 8, 2016
  • Is it really greener?
  • New semi lowloader for greater flexibility
  • Supervisory board appointment in Rotterdam
  • Chief harbour master selected
  • French railway vehicles powered by Swedish engine
  • Top marks for MOL
  • Caribbean Airlines to close Gatwick operation
  • Icelandair tops 100 million FTK
  • Moore Stephens' prophecies with few surprises
  • Top sales specialist for Frankfurt-Hahn
  • Enhancing infrastructure for mineral transport
  • DB Schenker merges European management region
  • Turning Chinese tables
  • Delhi - Mumbai rail link progressing
  • Sweeping changes at Rail Cargo Group
  • Acquisition of Brazilian packaging companies
  • Gloomy outlook for ocean carriers in 2016
  • Seventh A330F, first B747F nose loader to Doha

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IHS Maritimeweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • New AAPA chairman urges stronger co-operation
  • Pan Ocean launches ship management arm
    Pan Ocean's Delicata... the company has recently launched a ship management company.
  • Dry bulker values continue to fall
    VLOC Montecristo... valuations of dry bulk carriers continue to fall.
  • Big data to drive seafarer welfare reform
    Mariner access to communication tech is fundamental to a decent working life.
  • Yokohama foreign box throughput declines for seventh month in a row
    Port of Yokohama's October throughput was 3.8% lower than the previous year.
  • Container shipping losses expected to exceed USD 5 billion this year
    Supply and demand is in part responsible for the industry's expected losses.
  • VLGC market faces testing 2016
    After a relatively good year, freight rates for very large gas carriers may face some downward pressure due to high newbuilding deliveries. Excited at the prospect of more LPG cargoes becoming available due to US shale production, ship owners rushed to place orders in 2014 and those newbuildings will hit...
  • HHIC applies for creditor's management
    South Korea's Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has applied to be managed by its main creditor bank, Korea Development Bank (KDB), as the poor shipping market continues to plunge shipbuilders into financial difficulties. Under this arrangement, HHIC could stave off receivership by postponing loan repayments. As of 30 September 2015, HHIC had a...
  • Passengers, crew safe after ferry capsizes off Malaysia
    All 158 passengers and seven crew members on board a Malaysia-registered ferry that capsized off Semporna, Malaysia, on 6 January have been rescued by local authorities.Zuhairi was travelling from Bongao in the Philippines, to Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia, when it and a barge collided near Semporna at 2020 h local. The...
  • Vallianz buys two AHTS for USD21.8 million
    Singapore-listed offshore services provider Vallianz Holdings (Vallianz) has bought two new anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels for SGD31.2 million (USD21.8 million). The sales agreement was signed by Vallianz's wholly owned subsidiary Vallianz Engineering Limited with an independent third party. The payment consideration for the vessels was based on willing-buyer, willing-seller...

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The Loadstarweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Norwegian carrier using UK base to gain 'unfair cost advantage' on routes to US, claim unions
  • More big ship deliveries set to boost overcapacity, putting more pressure on rates
  • Carriers rush to get back into Iran - but are they premature?
  • Crisis warning as global markets shudder after China share trading is halted
  • Not so simple: compliance with new low-sulphur regulations
  • Bob Baker to be next PLA chief harbour master

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Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Flameless venting protects LNG-fueled ferry
  • Mabus announces name of first TA-O (X)
  • Fathom names Ron Fenska VP Sales
  • Naval architect firm ICE expands Galati operation
  • New JV gives Viking Life Saving local presence in Korea
  • Furuno issues fixes for VDR cyber vulnerability

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World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Bobby Briscoe sworn in as Bellingham Port Commissioner
  • AAR gives traffic numbers for month, week, past year
  • Infinity Transportation expanding temperature-controlled service
  • Bulk vessel held in Seattle for numerous safety violations
  • DOT earmarks grant funds for small U.S. shipyards

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Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • VLGC spot rate drops as New Year kicks off
    US-Asia arbitrage should increase demand and prevent further rate falls, owners hope
  • Plunging BDI hits new record low with US Gulf market only bright spot
    Supramax and handysize trades from US Gulf show strength in an otherwise dismal day
  • Bourbon chief financial officer out after a year
    General management 'evolves' leaving Nicolas Malgrain behind
  • European Commission clears Crystal Nordic joint venture
    North Europe chemical tanker venture will be based in Copenhagen
  • Chinese shipping firms eye Southeast Asia for future growth
    Rosy outlook is based on the region's economic potential and Beijing's One Belt One Road initiative
  • Greek owners top S&P charts
    Nation's owners behind 25% of spending in 2015, says Allied Shipbroking
  • HHIC seeks debt restructuring with creditors
    Korea Development Bank likely to approve the request
  • Shalabh Mittal resigns from board of Mercator Singapore unit
    Pushpatraj Shivlal Shah has been appointed to the new board
  • Polarcus outlook not affected by TGS cuts
    Multi-client revenue share 'insignificant' part of revenue forecast
  • Outlook 2016: Environmental wrangling kicks a political football into play
    Shipping barely mentioned at December climate meeting in Paris but lobby groups seem to think it should be one of the main targets for CO2 regulations
  • TGS tightens belt for 2016
    Spending forecast cut by half as 2015 revenues fall 33%
  • Moore Stephens predicts volatile 2016
    Portents for year ahead 'not all bad', Greiner says
  • Between the Lines: Alliance reshuffle as CMA CGM takes on NOL
    The impact of a beefed-up Ocean Three
  • Mundra box terminal to grow into major transhipment hub
    Adani Ports joins with MSC unit to equip expanded terminal with 15 super-post panamax quay cranes able to handle 18,000 teu ships
  • Wisdom Marine posts stronger results in 2015
    Wise choice in newbuildings helps company secure high-margin charters
  • Malaysia-registered ferry hits barge
    More than 150 people rescued but 21 on board ferry suffer minor injuries
  • Energy Atlantic set to load first US LNG cargo from Gulf Coast
    Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas terminal will become the first LNG export facility in the US in decades
  • Vallianz acquires two new vessels for $21.8m
    Vessels to be paid for in cash and shares
  • Indian thermal coal imports remain weak
    Impressive growth in Indian coal production holds down demand outlook
  • Ports America to operate intermodal transfer service at Seagirt Marine Terminal
    Operational responsibility was taken from CSX Intermodal Terminals

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Polar hit with $100 million bill in US class action suit
  • Oakland reopens upgraded terminal
  • Port Everglades seeks on-port logistics center
  • VIDEO: South Carolina Ports Authority looks to the future
  • Suspended Northeast LTL carrier cleared to restart business
  • Terminal operators need guarantees for Brazil port concessions, lobby says
  • NY-NJ port authority revises truck-replacement plan
  • US ports investing billions to expand operations to improve efficiency
  • DP World rejects reports of major gate delays at India's biggest port
  • Qatar Airways adds two new freighters
  • Yokohama throughput decline continues
  • Rotterdam container terminals face 24-hour strike today
  • Freight rate slide will see liner losses top $5 billion in 2016, analyst says

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TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Shipping pummelled in Wall Street slump
    China woes trounce stocks in New York on day full of bad news for the bulker sector.
  • VLGC rates fall in New Year
    Newbuilding deliveries, easing Indian port congestion and China slowness cited.
  • Trade pact to boost exports
    A study posits signatories to October deal could reverse worsening export outlook.
  • Gas and crude shares on menu for 2016
    LNG and tanker owners only in Clarksons Platou Securities top picks for this year.
  • Aframax spot rates slump on tonnage list
    More stability Thursday, but average TCE rate is 27.7% below this time in December.
  • Seanergy approves reverse share split
    The Stamatis Tsantanis-led company joins other bulkers in effort to stay on bourse.
  • Crude plan ditched
    New owner of Grays Harbor biodiesel plant says it will not now use facility to ship US oil.
  • Seanergy oks reverse split
    The Stamatis Tsantanis-led company joins other bulkers in effort to stay on bourse.
  • Noble reassures after rating downgrade
    S&P places group in junk range, but charterer says planned deal will bolster finances.
  • Time for teenage kick-outs as BDI falls further
    Herman Billung thinks 15 may be too old for capesizes as Baltic Dry Index sets new low for third successive day.
  • EU clears tanker tie-up
    KKR-backed Borealis free to create 15-ship Crystal Nordic with Nordic Tankers.
  • Ferry capsizes off Malaysia
    158 people rescued after Citra Line's Zuhairi partially sinks off Semporna.
  • Clarksons sticks to £50m profit forecast
    London-listed shipbroker says trading has matched expectations since November warning.
  • Boxship losses to top $5bn
    Drewry predicting tough year for owners as they fail to take sufficient action to cut capacity.
  • Stifel raises Navios liquidity red flag
    Analyst says recovery may come too late for owner as he cuts New York-listed shares to 'sell'.
  • Hanjin Heavy seeks deal with creditors
    Korean shipbuilder's stock falls to record low as it signals debt restructuring talks.
  • TGS slashes spending
    Seismic survey ship charterer sees investment falling by more than 50% this year.
  • Chinese bloodbath coming
    Shanghai shipping institute predicts surge in bankruptcies for bulker owners this year.
  • Subsea 7 spend continues
    Oslo-listed owner buys back another $30m of its convertible bonds.
  • SCF buys into Atlantic
    Private equity group SCF Partners offers convertible loan to offshore player Atlantic Navigation.
  • Vallianz expands fleet
    Singaporean offshore player buys two vessels for a total of $21.8m.
  • Mabuhay sunset
    Sinking of cruiseship off Cebu marks end of Chiongbian shipping empire.
  • Stifel predicts bankruptcy for Navios
    Analyst says recovery will come too late for owner as he cuts New York-listed shares to 'sell'.
  • Cohen to start own shop after DVB exit
    Bank's head of shipping restructuring departs after 14 years to set up advisory business.

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American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • New ACL ship arrives in Halifax on maiden voyage

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 7, 2016
  • Turkish supplier reports volumes up by nearly 40%
    Energy Petrol supplied 347,000 mt of product in 2015.
  • Draft ISO 8217 revision up for approval
    Main change in sixth edition is new set of distillate grades allowing up to 7% FAME, and notes on contaminants.
  • LNG bunker supply vessels will need 'specialist crews'
    'Newcomers must not treat LNG bunker-supply vessels as though they are any other bunker-supply ship.'
  • Tight bunker avails at Istanbul
    Market expected to become busier next week, says source






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