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Vessel automation and digitisation will reduce future seafarer demand, but the medium-term impact is [...]

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

With increasing societal attention levelled at improving the world’s green credentials, it comes as [...]

The drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities do not appear to be a doomsday event f [...]

IBIA has been getting queries from several members about when ISO specifications for fuels meeting t [...]

The latest attack on the Saudi oil installations will push up the war risk insurance, thereby increa [...]

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed an agreement for a joint development project (JDP) with China Merch [...]

At Gastech trade fair in Houston, DNV GL presented South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine En [...]

BIO-UV Group, the manufacturer of the BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system, has acquired a 100% st [...]

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (GSL) (the “Company”) announced yesterday that it has agreed a new syndicate [...]

KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced yesterday that the Iridium Certus® service is now av [...]

The Yellow River, China’s second-longest, is expected to play a more important role in the country’s [...]

Sri Lanka’s Mercantile Shipping Company is to sell two cargo ships owned by a subsidiary, Mercantile [...]

Seafarers UK and Sea Cadets have won the STEM Award at the first national Maritime UK Awards event, [...]

Algoma Central Corporation, a leading provider of marine transportation services, yesterday announce [...]

Seaspan Corporation (“Seaspan”) (SSW) announced today the closing of a $500 million increase (the “A [...]

The Ministry of Communications in the state of Kuwait’s has released a Ministry Resolution increasin [...]

Smit Lamnalco secured a 10-year fixed term contract with Coral FLNG to provide integrated marine ser [...]

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit [...]

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

The dry bulk market has entered into correction mode over the past 12 days, as demand has retreated. [...]

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

China’s iron ore futures ended a turbulent week with additional losses on Friday, dragged down by gr [...]

Today, Friday, September 20 2019, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 61 points, reaching 2131 points. [...]

Indian power plants’ appetite for imported coal is on the rise again. The country’s electricity gene [...]

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

Economic slowdown has impacted coal import cargo in the first half of this fiscal, as overall cargo [...]

China is back in the U.S. soybean market for the first time in three months, but it appears to be mo [...]

Today, Thursday, September 19 2019, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 74 points, reaching 2192 point [...]

Demand for second hand dry bulk carriers has gone up, as was expected after the boost in sentiment o [...]

BIMCO expects the fundamental market balance to deteriorate in 2019 which will do nothing to improve [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodi [...]

Today, Wednesday, September 18 2019, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 17 points, reaching 2266 poin [...]

DryShips Inc., a diversified owner and operator of ocean going cargo vessels, and through the acquis [...]

Major Chinese ports saw arrivals of seaborne iron ore rising last week, after three consecutive week [...]

SB&B Foods Inc., a large-scale family-owned agriculture company in North Dakota, is looking to t [...]

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodi [...]

Today, Tuesday, September 17 2019, the Baltic Dry Index decreased by 28 points, reaching 2283 points [...]

China’s coastal bulk freight market saw an overall increase in demand in August, according to the Sh [...]

South Africa’s thermal-coal exports are expected to drop as its main export hub faces growing compet [...]

Port News

FEPORT who represents the private port companies and terminals performing cargo handling activities [...]

What are the latest infrastructure trends that GCC ports are embracing? Capacity expansion There is [...]

Improved operational consistencies, enhanced equipment utilization among the top benefits of artific [...]

Saudi Aramco is confident full production will resume by the end of September from Khurais, one of t [...]

Handling of post-Panamax vessels carrying container cargo at Visakhapatnam Port is now possible with [...]

The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is expecting L&T Consultancy to submit its final report relating t [...]

Kuwait has raised the security alert level at all of its ports, including the oil terminals, the sta [...]

The projects of the ports of Dublin, Dover, Stockholm and Union des Ports de France (UPF) have been [...]

McLaughlin & Harvey has been awarded the contract to deliver the next phase of development at th [...]

Over the course of 2018, Sohar Port and Freezone witnessed an increase in capacity as well as land a [...]

Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Senior Minister of State for Health of th [...]

Brown marmorated stink bug seasonal measures Friday, September 20, 2019, Australia In response to th [...]

State-run PetroVietnam Gas and its partners plan to start construction of one of the country’s first [...]

Refined product stocks at the Middle Eastern hub of Fujairah climbed 13 percent in the week to 16th [...]

On 18 September 2019, the Company (as seller) entered into the Longtan Share Purchase Agreement, Yua [...]

ABB will install Port of Incheon’s first shore-to-ship power solution, enabling passenger vessels to [...]

Ship owners in the country have heave a sigh of relief as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) waves d [...]

Government-to-government (G2G) discussions are ongoing between Qatar and South Africa for the establ [...]

Increase of maximum draft Thursday, September 19, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present an [...]

Switzerland’s Terminal Investment Limited (TIL) has been tapped to renovate and manage Cameroon’s ma [...]

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