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Denmark’s A.P. Moller Maersk gave an upbeat outlook for container shipping on Wednesday, lifting its [...]

The Brexit Secretary, David Davis has today stated that a new customs system will be in place by 201 [...]

Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate, has launched the first ever direct feeder [...]

Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best transportation value and is committed to providing the [...]

The drilling ship at the centre of a row between Vietnam and China over oil prospecting in disputed [...]

The International Maritime Organization recently considered a submission on tank container safety ma [...]

Reversing two consecutive months of declines, total bunker sales in Singapore surged by 6.8% y-o-y t [...]

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamb [...]

“I am satisfied that we have been able to deliver a profit for the first six months of 2017 despite [...]

The Q3 2017 tanker market is proving vexatious for owners still struggling with the effects of fleet [...]

The Interim Report 2nd Quarter 2017 for A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S is hereby enclosed. CEO of A.P. Møll [...]

American Shipping Company ASA (“AMSC or the “Company”) announces results for second quarter ending 3 [...]

Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: GMLP) (the “Partnership”) announced today that it has entered into a [...]

The hulking container ships that transport sneakers, bananas and barbie dolls around the world keep [...]

After the success of the last year’s summit in Rotterdam, Green Shipping Summit is coming to nowhere [...]

Bunker company, Monjasa, is pleased to announce the hiring of four new Bunker Traders and four new B [...]

As part of its pledge to deliver debate of the highest quality, London International Shipping Week 2 [...]

Established in 2000 a pioneer in online maritime software as a service (SaaS), AXSMarine has been co [...]

Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The aw [...]

The drilling ship at the center of a row between Vietnam and China over oil prospecting in disputed [...]


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While American drivers may see the benefits of supplies from the most efficient ethanol producer on [...]

Some commentators and participants still question the extent of China’s supply-side reforms, but the [...]

French President Emmanuel Macron may only have been in power for a couple of months, but his first s [...]

The word ‘glut’ is one of the more overused words in news stories to describe the global oil markets [...]

Two North Texas joint ventures between resin packaging companies and railroads that aim to move USGC [...]

Perhaps the most confusing thing about US gasoline is all the changes various markets undergo, with [...]

Iraq is compliant with neither the spirit nor the letter of the OPEC-led agreement to cut oil produc [...]

Since 1988, S&P Global Platts has published a monthly survey tracking OPEC crude oil production [...]

The world’s largest gas field is at the nexus of a political stalemate between Qatar and three of it [...]

The US propylene market is looking bearish for the second half of 2017 as a major capacity addition [...]

Shell has sounded the trumpets and declared Prelude, the world's largest floating LNG vessel, a [...]

Increasingly, Libyan shipowners are receiving calls to assist unseaworthy vessels carrying migrants [...]

There are many contributing factors that are causing US oil prices to remain suppressed. [...]

The expected startup of new US methanol capacity during the second half of the year is prompting a b [...]

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port received no imports of Saudi Arabian or Iraqi crudes by mid-July, an [...]

Favorable price differentials are leading to growing US crude exports from the Gulf Coast, which in [...]

When charterers in the Americas brought several cargoes onto the market at once Wednesday, they... [...]

Danish container shipping company Maersk Line, one of the largest consumers of bunker fuel in... [...]

The International Bunker Industry Association said Tuesday that it supports the potential use of mas [...]

Operations at the east coast Indian port of Dhamra were suspended Tuesday after four workers... [...]

The Rotterdam to Singapore freight rate for VLCCs jumped Monday to a lump sum of... [...]

Dry Bulk

Today, Wednesday, August 16 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 38 points, reaching 1207 points. B [...]

Today, Tuesday, August 15 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 14 points, reaching 1169 points. Bal [...]

Today, Monday, August 14 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 17 points, reaching 1155 points. Balt [...]

By the late 1800s, the shipping industry had been transformed by the introduction of steam power and [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: The capesizes ended the week on a very firm note but the paper seemed reluc [...]

Today, Friday, August 11 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 46 points, reaching 1138 points. Balt [...]

Pioneer Marine Inc. and its subsidiaries (OSLO-OTC: PNRM) (“Pioneer Marine,” or the “Company”) a lea [...]

Today, Thursday, August 10 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 42 points, reaching 1092 points. Ba [...]

Capesize Index Support – 11,165, 10,424, 9,000 Resistance – 15,493, 16,966, 18,080 Resistance at USD [...]

Today, Wednesday, August 09 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 12 points, reaching 1050 points. B [...]

Today, Tuesday, August 08 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 2 points, reaching 1038 points. Balt [...]

The early slide in paper rates, followed by a very lacklustre index looked like it might set the ton [...]

Today, Monday, August 07 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 4 points, reaching 1036 points. Balti [...]

The dry bulk market’s recovery looks to be sustainable this time around, as the market is looking se [...]

Today, Friday, August 04 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 9 points, reaching 1032 points. Balti [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: Another decent index hike today although paper trading was less bullish wit [...]

China’s imports of coal from the seaborne market surged again in July, providing a stark contrast to [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities [...]

Mr. Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis has joined forces with two leading global investors to form a joint v [...]

Today, Thursday, August 03 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 30 points, reaching 1023 points. Ba [...]

Port News

Yesterday the first truck with LNG as fuel has loaded a trailer with LNG at the Gate terminal in Rot [...]

VCK Group commissioned its fourth covered cargo terminal in the Suezhaven in Amsterdam today. The Al [...]

Andhra Pradesh’s Krishnapatnam Port has become the second port on India’s eastern coast after Vizag [...]

Russia’s container trades are enjoying a significant recovery, in a positive trend that has not only [...]

The Black Sea container terminals of Ukraine, Romania, Russia, and Bulgaria saw growth of nearly 13% [...]

Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced calendar year-to-date container volume increases of 1 [...]

One of Britain’s largest logistics companies, Wincanton, is to establish a haulage base at DP World [...]

The Port of Vancouver’s (PoV) buoyant mid-year cargo numbers support recent optimistic shipping sect [...]

The Maine Port Authority is proposing to build a nearly 10,000-square-foot maintenance and operation [...]

MMC Corp has confirmed it has begun talks with Suria Capital Holdings to acquire a stake in Sabah Po [...]

The City of Amsterdam’s plan to build 70,000 residential properties in and around the port is at odd [...]

Floating of local currency Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Yemen On Monday (14 August), the Central Bank [...]

The Welsh port of Holyhead faces “chaos” if a hard border is introduced between the UK and Ireland, [...]

Hamad port welcomed the container vessel “Libra”, marking the first call of the weekly direct servic [...]

Indian dockworkers are set to walk off their jobs at 11 major ports including Kandla and Nhava Sheva [...]

The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project marks another major milestone with the safe arrival of its Fl [...]

Nearly two years after it was announced, Pin Oak Terminals has started operations at a petroleum liq [...]

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s Brexit negotiating position paper on customs, the [...]

July container volumes at the nation’s busiest port climbed by 16 percent compared to July 2016 volu [...]

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has revoked the bunker craft operator licence of [...]

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