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01 October 2022 - Year XXVI
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
13:19 GMT+2
July 20, 2022
The Loadstarweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • Trade blockages ease, but recession seems to be looming, say economists
  • US imports continue to flood in, but more still arriving at east coast ports
  • Angry shippers kept in the dark by CMA CGM over Vanda cargo
  • CMA CGM exec Nicolas Sartini joins MSC to lead Bolloré acquisition
  • Lufthansa Cargo sets itself ambitious targets as it moves towards 'net zero'
  • On the wires: Earnings season opens - PE, Saadé & Kuehne (and currency) rule
  • Logistics errors cost pharma sector $35bn a year - smarter data could help
  • Container glut pushes down second-hand prices, but carriers still ordering new
  • Barge users face major surcharges as water levels drop across North Europe
  • UK ports call for expansion of freeport initiative to boost 'levelling-up'

Marine Logweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • WETA awarded $14.9 million to develop San Francisco zero-emission ferry network
    The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), which operates the San Francisco Bay Ferry Service, has won a $14.9 million grant from the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA). It
  • Foremost Group orders two eco-friendly capesizes at Namura
    New York City headquartered Foremost Group yesterday signed an order with Namura Shipbuilding for two new 185,000 dwt capesize dry bulk carriers that will be among the most eco-friendly in the world.

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • Owners drawn to wind-assist technology amid high fuel prices
    In an era of high bunker prices, impending efficiency regulations and additional carbon costs, owners are going back to shipping's...
  • UK Club cuts deficit as turnaround continues
    Ever Given insurer describes year's major claims experience as benign, despite shelling out for boxship grounding
  • Liverpool dock workers to be balloted on strike action
    Unite union claims 7% pay increase fails to match inflation. But Peel Ports says terms are 'industry leading' and that...
  • Is China's potential coal ban lifting all that bearish for dry bulk shipping?
    Analysts are divided about the impact to dry bulk shipping from the emerging news that China is considering lifting restrictions...
  • Ports seek role in UK's levelling up agenda
    UK ports in the north feel they can play a role in government plans to redistribute development
  • Ocean Yield agrees resale deal for another methanol-ready boxship
    Resale of mid-size boxship to Ocean Yield includes a seven-year charter as part of the deal. Meanwhile, high containership values...
  • Hafnia issues new shares amid consolidation drive
    Additional 150m common shares to provide Hafnia with flexibility in possible share issues to raise funds, says chairman
  • Norton Rose Fulbright appoints new head of Greek offices
    Banking, finance and restructuring partner has expertise across range of sectors
  • Container equipment prices set to fall as market equalises
    Carriers went on an equipment buying spree to meet capacity requirements over the past two years. With demand set to...
  • SITC expects bumper first-half profit on high freight rates
    The carrier warned of the risk of overcapacity in the days to come
  • Study links Singapore bunker sales to pollution
    Singapore sells about one fifth of the world's marine fuel and more than three times that of any other country
  • Zeaborn to manage Fednav ice-class bulk carriers
    Fednav operates the largest fleet of ice-class bulk carriers worldwide with about 120 vessels
  • Daily Briefing
    Rise in longer-term charter rates seen for VLCCs | EU coal terminals boost stockpiles ahead of Russian ban | Annual...

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • Larger US truckload carriers still adding drivers
  • Panama Canal approves new toll structure, fees for empty boxes
  • Post-lockdown Shanghai container volumes lagging Q1
  • AB5 protests temporarily close Oakland's largest marine terminal
  • Container availability plentiful in Asia despite destination backlogs
  • Vizion plots broader role in global supply chains with fresh funding

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • 'Renewed confidence' as VLCC rates from Middle East to China keep rising
  • Star Bulk Carriers: big dividends coming even in a cooler dry market
  • Chinese chief officer wins IMO bravery award after liferaft rescue
  • Putin's Iran visit key for Ukraine grain export breakthrough
  • BP's trading & shipping lead Carole Howle says stay curious
  • ITF claims victory after 'dockers' clause' passes legal test
  • Maersk Supply sells two laid-up AHTS ships with rates riding high
  • Daewoo newbuilding contracts under threat as shipyard strike persists
  • New shipowning names emerge in line-up for Qatari LNG newbuildings
  • Van Oord takes Eidesvik ship for five years with purchase option
  • Silversea Crystal shells out $245m for luxury expedition cruiser Crystal Endeavor
  • Germany's SAL orders up to six MPP and heavylift vessels from Chinese shipyard
  • Diana Shipping fixes out capesize for $7,500 more per day
  • Tufton eyes longer-term tanker deals but tips container ship weakening
  • Eastern Pacific fixes scrubber-fitted car carrier at 'unprecedented' rate
  • Russian arms ship arrested in India over unpaid fuel bill
  • Bahri expands with move into the LR2 sector and VLCC time charters
  • Insurers calm on Ukraine total loss claims despite looming deadline
  • Excelerate Energy inks Bulgarian gas supply deal to underpin Albanian LNG terminal
  • Advantage Tankers suezmax out of action for a week after fire off Spain
  • Ocean Yield buys methanol container ship resale for Zim charter
  • Libya reported to have lifted force majeure on oil exports
  • Seanergy spinoff United Maritime to raise $26m through new public offering
  • Coastal trades set to draw in more MRs from mainstream fleet, says Braemar

American Shipperweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • US containerized imports keep record pace in June, start strong in July
    America's goods imports hit a capacity ceiling during the COVID-era boom. Volumes are still bouncing around near the top.
  • Freighter conversions: More wins for 737-800 as Airbus finishes 1st A320
    Boeing, Airbus and independent aviation engineering companies are trying to meet demand for converting standard passenger jets to cargo configuration.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 19, 2022
  • Low water levels disrupt distillates shipments along Rhine system
    Lower water levels see more gasoline travelling into ARA due to lower freight, greater barge availability.
  • Crude moves higher amid weaker US dollar, steep equity rally
    NYMEX August RBOB settled 4.32 cents higher at $3.3075/gal while August ULSD declined 2.87 cents to $3.6268/gal.
  • IEA grants Ukraine 'association' membership, says invasion could be global energy 'turning point'
    Alluding to the oil crises of the 1970s, however, Birol said Russian supply shortages could prove a stimulus, both for other sources of gas supply and low-carbon innovation.
  • Shell, Engie, Vopak to explore liquid hydrogen supply from Portugal to Netherlands
    A first shipment is aimed for by 2027, it said.
  • Japan adds pressure on Saudi Arabia for more crude supply
    The US, Japan, India and the UK have been among the large oil consuming countries, along with the EU, pressuring OPEC and its allies to pump more crude to cool high oil prices and offset the impact of sanctions on Russia, though they have so far been met with a cold shoulder.
  • ADNOC, TotalEnergies ink deal on product supply, trading, carbon capture
    The deal follows the signing of the UAE-France Comprehensive Strategic Energy Partnership, which is focused on enhancing energy security, energy affordability and decarbonization, as well as progressive climate action ahead of COP28 that will be held in the UAE in 2023, ADNOC added.
  • China carbon market still needs to enhance top-level design, roadmap
    China's national compliance emission trading scheme has been operating for one year.
  • OIL FUTURES: Crude softens but tight supply outlook curbs losses
    The lifting of force majeure on Libyan oil exports pushed back against supply concerns that underpinned strong trading on Monday.
  • Nigeria losing 400,000 b/d oil output to pipeline attacks, theft: NNPC
    Crude and condensate production averaged 1.403 million boe/d in June, according to data from Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission.
  • SAUDI DATA: Oil inventories build to 20-month high as exports fall
    The world's largest crude exporter sold 7.050 million b/d into the global energy markets in May, which was the lowest volume of exports since January, when it sold 6.996 million b/d, the data showed.
  • Libya's NOC says five tankers to export crude after lifting force majeure
    A tanker is scheduled to arrive at the Zueitina terminal to load 1 million barrels of Abu Attifel crude July 20, while a tanker will stop at the Es Sider terminal over July 19-20, the statement said. Two other tankers will arrive at the Ras Lanuf terminal over July 20-21, while another tanker will load 600,000 barrels of Brega crude during the period.
  • South Korea HSFO bunker spread against Singapore widest in nearly three years
    A steady pickup in HSFO bunker demand at South Korean ports since July has led suppliers to extend delivery lead times, as an inventory drawdown reduced product availability, traders said July 19.
  • HONG KONG DATA: May fuel oil imports rise 53% on month to 2.51 mil barrels
    Although the tightness in high sulfur fuel oil bunkers peaked during the first half of May, the progressive easing of supply situation weighed on bunker premiums since the second half of May, as sellers were able to secure more cargoes to meet downstream demand, 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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