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Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announced today that it has entered into a financing transaction in respect of [...]

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, is pleased to announce that it is ranked 7t [...]

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Wor [...]

It was a spectacular stowage in Shanghai. On October 8, in this port on the central east coast of Ch [...]

The European research project to improve the exchange of information and the optimisation of route g [...]

Mediterranean bunker fuel prices hit their highest in over two years Wednesday, supported by a tight [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: Capes were very quiet today and trading was thin. Oct-Dec traded in a tight [...]

On September 17 the Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Taiwan’s Yang Ming Transpor [...]

Global Ship Lease, Inc., a containership charter owner, today announced that it has agreed to a new [...]

FernSAMS is the german name for the „use of remote-controlled tugs in handling manoeuvres of large s [...]

Chinese crude imports saw a swift rebound from August’s 8-month low, hitting the second highest leve [...]

An unusually high level of disruption from the hurricane season in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico [...]

Supramax freight rates in the US Gulf Coast have been under pressure this week, as 10 days of boomin [...]

Shipping companies are paying out unnecessary high costs by continuing to pay seafarers with cash, s [...]

Malaysia’s Benalec Holdings is fast-tracking the development of its Tanjung Piai Maritime Industrial [...]

Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed an agreement with Liberty [...]

Yesterday d’Amico International Shipping (DIS), international leader in the transport of refined pet [...]

UK-based Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) based on uniqu [...]

Ship managers are wasting money on unnecessary costs in dismissals and food wastage in their ships’ [...]

The fleet utilisation rate in the third quarter of 2017 was 38.9 per cent (Q3 2016 52 per cent). The [...]

Shipping

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Rosneft is sitting on a huge wealth of reserves that it is keen to monetize, a situation which will [...]

Middle Eastern petrochemical companies are known for their lavish hospitality, but at a cocktail par [...]

Already plagued by poor blending economics, the US biodiesel industry now faces a possible drop in d [...]

Saudi Arabia's monarch, King Salman al-Saud, issued an unexpected and emotional decree last nig [...]

A long-standing concern of the energy industry has been growing Middle Eastern demand for its own oi [...]

Chinese domestic market strength and reduced export volumes have been a primary driver of the global [...]

As the questions filed by the conference’s app popped up on the screen at the Blockchain in Oil [...]

Steelworkers from around the US descended on Washington to ask their legislators one thing: What’s h [...]

Despite devastating hurricanes, internal rates of return (IRR) increased across the board due in lar [...]

In 1968 there was an American college football game in which Harvard, an underdog entering the game, [...]

Despite the billions of dollars that have flowed into Venezuela’s state-owned PDVSA in recent years, [...]

Cal-ISO was expected to break a more than decade-long peakload record September 1 as a heat wave sat [...]

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port continues to experience a surge in crude oil imports more than two w [...]

The LNG sector has not been without its drama in 2017, with Hurricane Harvey, the Qatari diplomatic [...]

Japan may emerge as a forerunner towards a LNG trading hub in the region, facilitated by the Platts [...]

Speculation has mounted in recent weeks on possible plans by Brazilian mining company Vale’s new CEO [...]

Bunker fuel at Durban hit the highest in seven months Thursday with reports of limited... [...]

The Japan bunker fuel market is bracing for a disruption in bunker operations as Typhoon... [...]

Malaysia's Benalec Holdings is fast-tracking the development of its Tanjung Piai Maritime Indus [...]

Mediterranean bunker fuel prices hit their highest in over two years Wednesday, supported by a... [...]

Supramax freight rates in the US Gulf Coast have been under pressure this week, as... [...]

Dry Bulk

Today, Friday, October 20 2017, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 4 points, reaching 1578 points. Ba [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: Capes were very quiet today and trading was thin. Oct-Dec traded in a tight [...]

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

Today, Thursday, October 19 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 16 points, reaching 1582 points. B [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: There was a more positive tone on cape paper today albeit with significantl [...]

Supramax Index Weekly Support – 10,740, 10,045, 9,081 Resistance – 12,643, 13,594, 16,333 The overso [...]

Today, Wednesday, October 18 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 14 points, reaching 1566 points. [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: Capes yoyo’d today – an early period of paper weakness (with q4 testing 18k [...]

While much has been said about the oversupply which plagued the dry bulk market for years, ship owne [...]

Contracting in the bulkcarrier sector has declined significantly in recent years, hitting the lowest [...]

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

Today, Tuesday, October 17 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 29 points, reaching 1552 points. Ba [...]

Capesize FFA Commentary: Both the physical & the paper market gapped up quickly this a/m as weat [...]

Golden Ocean Group Limited announced that it has agreed to acquire two modern Capesize vessels from [...]

Panamax Index appears technically bullish on the daily chart. A bearish divergence is now forming on [...]

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

Today, Monday, October 16 2017, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 38 points, reaching 1523 points. Bal [...]

China’s iron ore imports rose 11 percent in September from a year earlier to a record high, accordin [...]

Capesize Commentary: Capes edged higher on the front end today with reports of stronger c5 Fixtures, [...]

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

Port News

Global trade enabler DP World is stepping up container handling productivity at its flagship Jebel A [...]

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal operated by KN (AB Klaipėdos nafta) receives already the 40th g [...]

Latvia’s southwestern Liepaja port will be developed into a port for service of Panamax class vessel [...]

Chinese and Arab investors are interested in the privatisation of a stake in Montenegrin port operat [...]

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) urged Thursday all cargo owners to plan ahead the withdrawal an [...]

The chairman of Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and SCZone — the Suez Canal Economic Zone, Mohab Mamish, [...]

Odfjell SE is pleased to announce that Odfjell Terminals B.V., has entered into an agreement with a [...]

Emden is one of the most important Northern European ports for vehicle transshipment. 1.3 million we [...]

2017 figures, though partial, reveal some uncertainty still lingering across Italy’s maritime indust [...]

An agreement was signed between American President Lines LLC, Taiwan Branch and Taiwan International [...]

The revenue of state-owned port company Port of Tallinn amounted to €99.1 million from January to Se [...]

The Saudi Ports Authority will be a welcoming place for Saudi women to work, Transport Minister Nabi [...]

Port of Tauranga forecast 2018 profit will rise as much as 10 per cent, saying it expects a strong p [...]

Temporary replacement of beacon No.5 in Corio Channel Thursday, October 19, 2017, Geelong, Australia [...]

The ESPO Award 2017 will be presented to the port authority that succeeds best in the societal integ [...]

DP World has announced plans to step up container handling productivity at its flagship Jebel Ali Po [...]

Crashing out of the European Union with no deal would unleash “disorganisation and chaos” on the Por [...]

The 17th of October was the inaugural day for the new Stena Line service between the Port of Nynäsha [...]

The number of containers handled in the port of Rotterdam continues to grow. In the first nine month [...]

With coal imports declining, most major ports of the country are looking at coastal shipping and div [...]

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