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Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR [...]

ExxonMobil has announced that it is the first to supply via an independently accredited mass flow me [...]

At Klaveness that future is already here. Klaveness Ship Management (KSM) set out to explore the roa [...]

Seatrade Maritime Middle East – the maritime meeting place for the Middle East held biennially in Du [...]

The award was recently given for the professional seamanship and conduct when Stena Blue Sky effecte [...]

Following a period of improving industry metrics during 2017, the International Marine Contractors A [...]

EURONAV has successfully converted the first vessel to SERTICA. Coming up next, is the entire EURONA [...]

The presidency of IUMI – the International Union of Marine Insurance – is for a four-year term. The [...]

Epic Gas posted its 2Q18 report this morning. Despite revenues being down on QoQ basis and lower tha [...]

Some highlights: Second quarter of 2018 Adjusted Result* for Q2 2018: USD 4 million (Q2 2017: USD -3 [...]

As part of its constant drive for new efficiencies, Stena Drilling has placed a significant part of [...]

This is an important notice on fraudulent communications sent to members of the public, claiming to [...]

You have introduced solar energy in the shipping industry. How practical is this move? Solarisation [...]

The uncertainty about what will happen to bunker prices after 2020 is creating something of a dilemm [...]

The New York Times wrote in 1981: “After 10 years of planning and construction, the $700 million Lou [...]

Multinational corporations. Exotic offshore locations. A complex industry sector. Shipping has all t [...]

The 2016 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, will enter into force for the vast majo [...]

Gulf Navigation Holding (PJSC), which is listed in the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) under the tradin [...]

Navis, the leading provider of maritime software solutions for cargo operations and vessel performan [...]

-Total income Q2: SEK 227.0 (211.1) million HY1: SEK 426.6 (436.0) million -EBITDA Q2: SEK –9.3 (10. [...]


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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 [...]

The VLCC Tonegawa has set sail for Rotterdam having loaded around 280,000 mt of 10... [...]

Off-specification bunker fuel in Houston since spring has left local buyers scrambling to adjust and [...]

Danish shipping company Norden has ordered scrubber equipment for 26 of its vessels to allow... [...]

Maersk Oil Trading Singapore on Wednesday will take delivery of Singapore's first ultra low sul [...]

Indian-flagged supertanker Desh Vaibhav caught fire at 08:45 local time 60 miles northeast of Muscat [...]

Dry Bulk

Today, Wednesday, August 15 2018, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 2 points, reaching 1727 points. Ba [...]

Capesize Commentary A quiet but solid day in the physical market as the c5 and c3 continued to move [...]

Today, Tuesday, August 14 2018, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 16 points, reaching 1725 points. Bal [...]

Today, Monday, August 13 2018, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 18 points, reaching 1709 points. Balt [...]

As the activity in the S&P market has subsided on account of the summer lull, it’s a perfect tim [...]

Capesize Expectations of a further push in the market were largely unfulfilled last week as rates co [...]

US allies in the EU who had previously voiced concerns about US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear dea [...]

It’s tempting to look at China’s imports of major commodities in July and conclude that the strength [...]

Today, Friday, August 10 2018, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 3 points, reaching 1691 points. Bal [...]

EuroDry Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for d [...]

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargo [...]

At least four cargoes of U.S. coal worth $30 million are headed to China as Beijing prepares to hit [...]

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised CMB Financial Leasing Co., Ltd (“CMBFL”) on a US$18 [...]

Today, Thursday, August 09 2018, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 10 points, reaching 1694 points. [...]

China may have to start buying U.S. soybeans again in coming weeks despite the trade war between the [...]

China’s iron ore imports rebounded in July, customs data showed on Wednesday, buoyed by record steel [...]

China increased its coal imports in July by 14 percent to their highest in 4-1/2 years, official dat [...]

Saudi Arabia’s main state wheat buying agency has told grains exporters it will no longer buy Canadi [...]

Russia has started supplying wheat to Brazil for the first time in eight years, the Russian veterina [...]

Today, Wednesday, August 08 2018, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 28 points, reaching 1704 points. [...]

Port News

Dubai’s role as a global maritime hub will come into sharp focus at Shipbuilding, Machinery and Mari [...]

The Port of Koper operator in Slovenia, Luka Koper d.d., has ordered five electric Konecranes RTG cr [...]

The North Carolina State Ports Authority is asking the public to weigh in on a feasibility study on [...]

Port of Long Beach officials on Monday moved forward on a green terminal plan being proposed by Toyo [...]

Qatar has signed the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMoU) on Portal State Control during [...]

Lock chamber to close for maintenance and repairs Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany Th [...]

In the first half of 2018, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved on the already strong pri [...]

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) and the Queensland Trucking Association Ltd (QTA Ltd) are pleased to [...]

With the help of a federal grant secured by the Port of Los Angeles, APM Terminals (APMT) Pier 400 h [...]

Rosterminalugol JSC, the largest specialized coal terminal in the European part of Russia (member of [...]

Establishment of lights on mooring buoys off Tso Wo Hang, Sai Kung Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Hong Ko [...]

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will host the 36th ASEAN Maritime Transport Worki [...]

The Georgia Ports Authority moved 378,767 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUS) in July, an [...]

With thousands of vessels transiting each year from around the world, there is no doubt that the Pan [...]

With steady export growth in China, container transport for export purposes gained momentum in July, [...]

Associated British Ports, the UK’s leading port operator, announces that it has invited Rolls Royce [...]

The British Ports Association (BPA) today [Tuesday 14 August] publishes its new sustainable developm [...]

The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 4.13% and together handled 231.48 Million Tonnes [...]

Typhoon Yagi, the 14th this year, made landfall at around 11:35 p.m. Sunday in Wenling County, east [...]

American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has urged key House and Senate appropriators to adeq [...]

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