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Icelandic fishing company Bergur-Huginn has today been issued a loan from Export Credit Norway in co [...]

Endangered whales such as the majestic North Atlantic right whale deserve to swim danger-free in Can [...]

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) will launch a new service, East India and North Europe [...]

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. yesterday announced that on 18 July, a naming ceremony for an ice-breaking [...]

Gibraltar’s supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities to detain the Iranian [...]

The US is seeking to bring Iranian oil exports to zero. But Iran has a lot of experience in dodging [...]

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

To further strengthen and optimize its market-leading position in South-east India, Sri Lanka and Ba [...]

Accidents in enclosed spaces continue to cause serious injuries and fatalities on board ships. Accid [...]

Eckerö Linjen attain the fastest broadband on the Sea of Åland when M/S Eckerö, operating between Gr [...]

We are proud to announce that OOCL will be extending our North Europe service network to the East In [...]

Freight rates for seaborne bulk industrial shipping soared to the highest levels in more than five y [...]

The composite index increased 4.9% this week but, 7.6% down as compared with same period of 2018. Th [...]

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commerc [...]

Two Iranian vessels have been stranded for weeks at Brazilian ports, unable to head back to Iran due [...]

MABUX World Bunker Index (consists of a range of prices for 380 HSFO, 180 HSFO and MGO (Gasoil) in t [...]

DNV GL is one of the world’s leading certification bodies in the world boasts over 150 years trusted [...]

Iran is capable of shutting the Strait of Hormuz — a crucial choke-point for oil flows — but doesn’t [...]

We’re in the final stretch of the long-awaited International Maritime Organization shipping regulati [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose on Thursday to its highest since December 2013, dr [...]

Shipping

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In June 2008, S&P Global Platts launched the world's first daily iron ore price assessment, [...]

If electric vehicles, which rely wholly or partly on electricity stored in batteries as their source [...]

Steel consumers and producers in the US are duking it out. The battle is mostly under the radar and [...]

The longer China delays publishing its detailed trade data for April, the more it is feeding specula [...]

Attendance was greater than ever at the IATA Fuel Forum in London. Ease of location was no doubt a f [...]

The metallurgical coal market has been abuzz with chatter since reports last week of a $70 billion p [...]

Global oil demand growth was a much heralded sidekick to supply cuts that rebalanced the market in r [...]

Global oil demand growth was a much heralded sidekick to supply cuts that rebalanced the market in r [...]

Attendance was greater than ever at the IATA Fuel Forum in London. Ease of location was no doubt a f [...]

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

Since a collaboration with Intercontinental Exchange took effect six months ago, S&P Global Plat [...]

Global oil prices fell by up to 3% Friday after Saudi Arabia said it is working on a plan with allie [...]

Ever since Canada’s Liberal government came to power in late 2015, the 525,000 b/d Northern Gateway [...]

Since January S&P Global Platts quality differentials for the gangue elements such as [...]

As global crude oil has hit the $80/b mark, the industry is now wondering if there is a magic price [...]

US crude imports into the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port appear to be on an upswing in May alongside th [...]

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Dry Bulk

Today, Friday, July 19 2019, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 40 points, reaching 2170 points. Baltic [...]

Freight rates for seaborne bulk industrial shipping soared to the highest levels in more than five y [...]

Two Iranian vessels have been stranded for weeks at Brazilian ports, unable to head back to Iran due [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose on Thursday to its highest since December 2013, dr [...]

China will tighten its grip on coal imports in the second half and keep full-year shipments at simil [...]

Today, Thursday, July 18 2019, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 66 points, reaching 2130 points. Balt [...]

Declining supply of iron ore from Australia and rampant Chinese steel production has seen demand for [...]

In June at the annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), NYK [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose on Wednesday, driven by demand for capesize and pa [...]

Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total annual throughput of 697.2 million tonnes (Mt) for the [...]

Chinese customs is no longer permitting coal cargoes to enter the country at the ports of Jingtang a [...]

Today, Wednesday, July 17 2019, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 53 points, reaching 2064 points. Bal [...]

Despite the latest surge in the dry bulk market, ship owners seem to prefer the short-term gains, op [...]

Ships’ valuations expert VesselsValue recently published its half year report on the S&P market. [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index on Tuesday extended gains for a sixth straight session [...]

One of the prevailing China narratives in commodity markets is that the trade dispute with the Unite [...]

Chinese coal imports are likely to plunge in the second half of 2019 as customs officials face the p [...]

Today, Tuesday, July 16 2019, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 83 points, reaching 2011 points. Balti [...]

Brazil, the biggest soybean exporter, is strengthening its lead against the U.S. after trading giant [...]

China’s coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed, as [...]

Port News

Hutchison Ports Sohar launched a ‘Green Terminal’ campaign on the 17 of July as part of its Environm [...]

Following the launch of MPS Terminal 3 at Tema Port, Ghana on June 28, a high-level Government deleg [...]

South Carolina Ports Authorityopens in a new window reports another successful year, handling record [...]

Razon group-led port operator International Container International Services Inc. (ICTSI) has bagged [...]

In the largest commercial operation of its kind in the history of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah Port h [...]

The Middle East marine bunkering hub of Fujairah said a “flexible approach” will be required in the [...]

The Authority for Mobility and Transport (AMT) reported that cargo traffic through mainland ports wa [...]

Ports in Guangxi in southern China and Jingtang port have halted custom declarations for all coal im [...]

• Strong profit growth in Kalmar • Record high operating profit in Hiab • Weak result in MacGregor A [...]

Indian Ports Association in collaboration with the logistics software company Portall has organised [...]

Global port agency business, WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has today opened a local agen [...]

Australia’s biggest port operator DP World is telling dock workers that 200 jobs will be made redund [...]

The British Ports Association (BPA) is holding its annual Coastal Shipping Seminar later this summer [...]

Marine Works off Wan Chai Thursday, July 18, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, trimming an [...]

The US-China trade war, Brexit and Russian sanctions have all impacted the maritime industry, said t [...]

The Alcantara container terminal in Lisbon announced this week plans to invest 122 million euros (13 [...]

XVELA, the world’s first maritime business network for ocean carriers and terminal operators, today [...]

U.S. trade with the world is up a sliver this year, 0.47%, down from a slice just a couple months ag [...]

Inventories of marine bunkers and other heavy distillates at the port of Fujairah in the UAE dropped [...]

Two and a half years after taking over the operations of the Multi-Purpose and the New Cruise Termin [...]

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