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01 October 2022 - Year XXVI
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14:31 GMT+2
August 1, 2022
Exim Indiaweb site
  • JNPA, J M Baxi Ports and Logistics & CMA Terminals ink Concession Agreement for JNPCT
  • Amnesty Scheme extended
  • Logistics Data Bank project handles 50 million ex-im containers
  • DPA's revised berthing policy
  • Rates may have peaked, but valid long-term agreements 112 pc higher yoy: Analysis
  • Refund GST paid on ocean freight: High Court
  • Freight Forwarder in the guise of a Carrier or an Agent
  • New FTP to focus on EoDB, trade facilitation; likely from Oct. 1
  • Govt mulls amending warehousing law
  • Govt gives nod to export of additional sugar
  • Manufacturing FDI jumps 76 pc in FY22

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • Dock strikes and shippers eyeing rate renegotiation add pressure on carriers
  • 'Space, the ultimate frontier of logistics', says CMA, while Maersk rejects discounts
  • 'Broken' supply chains and 'burned-out' workers slowing transit time from Asia
  • Supply chain radar: Royal Mail, Ocado and M&S ride logistics zenith wave
  • Singapore finds way to check how green your marine biofuel really is
  • Retailers downgrade outlook, as inflation and high inventories bite
  • Comment: peering through the smoke - container shipping's EEXI quandary

Marine Logweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • FMC beefs up its enforcement apparatus
    Flexing its muscle after enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, Federal Maritime Commission is reorganizing its investigative and prosecution functions by consolidating them into a newly created Bureau of Enforcement, Investigations,
  • Navy takes delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)
    The Navy this week accepted delivery of the lead ship of its new class of fleet replenishment oilers, USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205). T-AO 205's delivery follows the completion of acceptance trials
  • World waits for Ukrainian grain exports to start moving
    As the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, observed the loading of Ukrainian grain onto a bulk carrier at the Chornomorsk Sea Trade Port hopes were high that exports could soon start moving.
  • Chouest vessel wins MSC contract with $38 million potential
    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) affiliate Alpha Marine Services LLC, Cut Off, La., has been awarded a $12,656,010 firm-fixed-price option (P00005) with reimbursable elements contract for the long-term charter of one U.S.-flagged Jones

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • Tanker rates recovery sustainable say owners, reporting record second-quarter profits
    Russia's invasion of Ukraine may have triggered the end of loss-making rates for the global tanker fleet but Scorpio Tankers...
  • The Lloyd's List Podcast: How shipping is managing the risk of lifting Ukraine grain
    The deal to allow the safe transport of grain out of the Ukraine by sea is an unprecedented agreement between...
  • Russian oil shipping sanctions are driving charter secrecy
    An evolving 'grey market' means fewer charters reported to market as cargoes concentrated in hands of Russian traders
  • Ascot launches all risks cargo and war coverage for Ukraine grain exports
    'Ascot, and the London market, is delighted to be doing its part to catalyse this humanitarian venture,' says head of...
  • Demand for smaller-sized bulk carriers to get boost from Ukraine grain corridor
    The deal to bring back Ukrainian grains into the market will require a 'meaningful portion' of the geared fleet, says...
  • Don't be (quite so) cynical about ESG
    Do it because you clients want it and because your bankers demand it. And most of all, because it's the...
  • Surging freight rates push ONE to record profits in its first quarter
    Ocean Network Express saw profits climb on the back of higher freight rates and strong demand. But it has warned...
  • Containership charter rates hold up
    Ocean Network Express has renewed the charters of two Costamare-owned post-panamax boxships for a further three years at strong rates
  • Sinotrans chairman Wang Hong quits
    Meanwhile, former Cosco veteran Feng Boming has been named as a candidate for non-executive director
  • CMES sells old ro-ro ship as part of fleet renewal programme
    CMES said the vessel 'cannot satisfy its shipping demand and is too old to be retrofitted'
  • DSME sale still on the agenda, confirms KDB
    Korea Development Bank rebuffs claims that the bank could split the shipyard into defence and business units to facilitate a...
  • Spar Shipping biofuel trial shows 75% drop in emissions
    Trial was the first bio-bunkering undertaken by dry bulk carrier Spar Shipping and its shipmanagement partner Fleet Management
  • MOL forecasts firm capesize market on strong iron ore shipments
    MOL will continue monitoring the impact of semiconductor shortages, the Russia-Ukraine crisis, global inflation and production of completed cars, on...
  • Daily Briefing
    First shipment of Ukraine grain on Friday will test political deal | Chinese automaker BYD enters car-carrying market | China...

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • FMC reorganizes enforcement duties in aftermath of OSRA-22
  • Carriers cut Hong Kong calls as transshipment cargo falls amid tough COVID-19 rules
  • East Coast vessel reliability dipped in June as imports grew
  • India waives port charges for coastal calls to push land-to-sea modal shift
  • Shipping decarbonization will require $1 trillion investment: analyst
  • ONE adds $5.5 billion net profit in record quarterly result
  • Chain.io, Winmore partnership targets pricing speed for 3PLs
  • Falling spot rates, strong imports give rise to trans-Pac disconnect

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • Dry bulk spends week on the slide as capesizes lose steam on Brazil-to-China trade
  • US East Coast ports face container ship clogs as shippers avoid West Coast terminals
  • Navios Maritime Holdings' new focus: growing its South American logistics business
  • Pacific Basin Shipping gifts special dividend to investors after 'best ever' first half
  • Editor's Selection: Navios consolidates, DSME's woes and Europe's FSRU capacity crunch
  • Louis Dreyfus sells bulker fleet to JP Morgan and MUR Shipping
  • Capital Product Partners reaps benefits of move into LNG sector
  • Overheated cargo sends Eastern Pacific on legal pursuit of Louis Dreyfus
  • We're ready: Two Ukraine ports set for grain exports
  • Insurance for Ukraine grain exports to come 'at a reasonable price'
  • Contractor gives GTT notice of intent to cancel Russian GBS business
  • Italian fund Finav secures $65m to finance four MR product tankers
  • EU tweak to Russian oil sanctions a boost for VLCCs, says Fearnley
  • GTT logs record first half LNG carrier and dual-fuelled vessel orders
  • Black Sea grain deal is too important to give up on
  • Bangladesh's recyclers struggle to buy as central bank tightens screws on credit
  • Ocean Network Express logs record $5.5bn profit as freight rates soar
  • Meiji profits from fleet growth and tanker sale
  • Supply chain disruptions break ONE's emissions intensity reduction winning streak
  • MOL shrugs off global turmoil to post strong start to financial year
  • Yasa moves into handysize segment and orders new kamsarmaxes
  • Singapore's Keppel chases Petrobras FPSO contracts worth $5.8bn

American Shipperweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • More passenger routes help sustain IAG's Q2 air cargo revenues
    Second-quarter cargo business softened on the margins for British Airways and its sister airlines but was still much better than before the pandemic.
  • Viewpoint: Flow of trade flashing more inflation despite decreased consumer demand
    "Peak season" is a term in maritime that really has lost all meaning. Since the pandemic began, the ports have been processing record volumes of...
  • Cargojet moving cheaper e-commerce goods, overstocked retail inventory
    Cargojet says it has two built-in defenses against an economic downturn: e-commerce and unstable cargo service at passenger airlines.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 29, 2022
  • Singapore LSFO arbitrage inflow from West likely to fall in August: traders
    Singapore is expected to receive 1.4 million-1.9 million mt of low sulfur fuel oil from the West in August, compared with 1.5 million-2 million mt in July, fuel oil traders said in the week ending July 29.
  • PetroChina explores South Asia market, supplies first gasoil cargo to Pakistan
    PetroChina International delivered its first gasoil cargo to Pakistan recently, signaling the company's breakthrough in the South Asia product market, the company said on its WeChat account on late July 28.
  • Petrobras to ramp up refinery maintenance in H2 as run rates soar: director
    Petrobras will carry out maintenance projects at four separate refineries in the second half of 2022, but will delay work at a fifth refinery until early 2023, the Brazilian company's director for refining and natural gas said July 29.
  • Petrobras maintains import-parity prices in Brazil despite new directive: execs
    State-led oil company Petrobras reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining competitive fuel prices in Brazil, despite a move toward greater board oversight of pricing decisions amid an ongoing dispute over the company's import-parity policy, executives said July 29.
  • OIL FUTURES: Crude rallies as tight global supply overshadows rescission fears
    Crude oil futures settled higher July 29 as tight supply outlooks and a weaker US dollar overshadowed economic uncertainty and recession fears.
  • Mexico energy regulator drafts new rules for refined products distributors
    Mexico's Energy Regulatory Commission is considering new requirements for midstream companies that according to observers are only aimed at eroding competition to the state-owned Pemex.
  • OPEC+ delegates say increasing production no sure thing, despite US lobbying
    In the two weeks since US President Joe Biden met with Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia, White House officials have voiced their optimism expectations, even, that OPEC and its allies will deliver an increase in crude oil production when they meet Aug. 3.
  • Phillips 66 sees strong diesel demand continuing as it approves Rodeo Renewed project in California
    Phillips 66 reported strong second-quarter refining results, aided by its higher-than-average diesel yield, as the company made the final decision to convert its Rodeo, California, refinery into a renewables fuel plant, company executives said on the July 29 Q2 results call.
  • Safe Bulkers bets on scrubbers in green shipping programs
    As of July 22, 18 of Safe Bulkers' 42 ships in operation were fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems. The company said it will install scrubbers on another five vessels, all of which in the Capesize segment.
  • WFS Q2 marine fuel sales volumes edge up 6% on year
    Volumes in the first half totaled 9.6 million mt, up 8% year on year.
  • ARA fuel oil stocks drop 2.8% on week to 1.125 mil mt: Insights Global
    This is the first week in two weeks that the stocks have dropped.
  • OIL FUTURES: Crude recovers as supply disruptions outweigh recessionary risks
    The US economy contracted by an annual rate of 0.9% between April and June, against analysts' expectations of a modest 0.5% gain, data from the Commerce Department showed July 28. This marked two consecutive negative quarters of US growth.
  • BUNKERWOLRD: Bunkers markets see limited movement amid rangebound crude
    **Zhoushan bunker suppliers likely to intensify price competition **ARA ports only European locations with good HSFO supply **Weak demand on USGC and East coast
  • European VGO loadings down 38% in week to July 29
    Russian loadings made up of 41% of the total in the latest week, amid continued self-sanctioning of Russian products, with market participants saying Asia was its main destination.
  • THAILAND DATA: June exports of heavy fuel oil, jet fuel rise on year
    The country exported 44,640 b/d of heavy fuel oil in June, up 60.2% year on year, mainly to Singapore and South Korea.
  • SINGAPORE DATA: Residual fuel stocks fall 9% on week as fuel oil imports plunge
    Singapore's fuel oil imports fell 62.9% week on week to 459,095 mt in the week to July 27.
  • JAPAN DATA: Refiners halt Russian crude shipments, reliance on Middle East increases
    The absence of shipment in June came as little surprise as Japanese refiners had been rapidly phasing out imports of Russian crude, with the country's top two refiners -- ENEOS and Idemitsu Kosan -- having already suspended new Russian crude oil import contracts, industry and trade sources in Tokyo and Chiba said.
  • Zhoushan's August term ex-wharf bunker premiums weaken amid rising stocks
    Compared to July, fewer cargoes of ex-wharf marine fuel 0.5%S were offered in the wider market for August-loading dates because the state-owned oil majors were more keen to reserve the bulk of their cargoes for their downstream bunker trading arms, market sources said.

Inaugurato il nuovo impianto per il caffè verde di Pacorini Silocaf nell'area retroportuale di Vado Ligure
Vado Ligure
Con una capacità di stoccaggio di 27.000 tonnellate, è il più grande al mondo per questa tipologia di merce
Nel secondo trimestre il traffico dei container nei terminal portuali di Contship Italia è diminuito del -4,5%
Complessivamente i terminal della capogruppo Eurokai hanno movimentato tre milioni di teu (-4,0%)
Porto della Spezia, avviata la seconda fase della gara per il nuovo molo crociere a Calata Paita
La Spezia
L'offerta tecnica ed economica dovrà essere presentata entro il 7 novembre
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Giovedì a Roma sarà celebrato il venticinquennale della Federazione del Mare
Verranno presentati il VI Rapporto sull'economia del mare e il volume “Cinquant'anni di economia marittima in Italia: evoluzione e prospettive tra XX e XXI secolo”
Dal 23 al 27 giugno alla Spezia si terrà la settima edizione di Seafuture
La manifestazione internazionale è dedicata alla Blue Economy e alle innovazioni nel settore navale e marittimo
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China starts importing to Turkey via BTK
China started shipping dried fruits to Turkey via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway.
Thessaloniki port starts tender process for extension of Pier 6
(Athens Macedonian News Agency - AMNA)
A tender was issued for a first-stage.
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