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Vessel deliveries typically slow down towards the end of the year. If shipowners wait a few weeks, allowing the delivery to slip into the new year, the vessel is considered a whole year younger. Many sectors can expect a higher proportion of the orderbook to hit the water in future years.
News ID: 80274    Publish Date : 2018/11/02

The trade war and particularly the Chinese tariffs on imports of US soya beans can now clearly be seen with the start of the soya bean peak exporting period in the US.
News ID: 80273    Publish Date : 2018/11/02

Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network (CRN) provided support to its 100th case this week, with piracy, death at sea and abandonment accounting for almost two-thirds of those supported.
News ID: 80272    Publish Date : 2018/11/02

CMA CGM has completed its acquisition of Containerships after the European Commission authorized the transaction on October 22. The acquisition is part of CMA CGM's strategy aimed at densifying its regional network which began in 2002 with the acquisition of MacAndrews.
News ID: 80271    Publish Date : 2018/11/02

The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year.
News ID: 80270    Publish Date : 2018/11/01

The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel, M.V. Kairos, has been delivered to Babcock Schulte Energy, a 50:50 joint venture between Babcock and Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement.
News ID: 80269    Publish Date : 2018/11/02

Forecasters reduced estimates for Chinese economic growth over the coming quarters as recent government measures to counter an escalating trade war with the U.S. were seen as inadequate.
News ID: 80268    Publish Date : 2018/11/01

Total throughput in the port of Rotterdam in the first three quarters of 2018 was 0.4% lower than in the same period the previous year.
News ID: 80266    Publish Date : 2018/11/01

Predicting the recovery in asset prices involves many factors, and the current strength of spot market returns, or term hire rates are only a part of the story, VesselsValue said.
News ID: 80248    Publish Date : 2018/11/01

China has added US LNG to its list of products liable to a potential 25% import duty if the US follows through on threats to expand its existing round of tariffs on Chinese exports, according to an announcement Friday by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council.
News ID: 80153    Publish Date : 2018/08/04

It is not yet clear in full detail what happened, and how, in Suez Canal, probably later more details will come up. It was a major accident, which involved 5 ships and blocked the Canal. It seems like not only vessels are to blame for mayhem, but Canal management also. One disabled ship in Canal shouldn’t lead to multiply collisions and general chaos.
News ID: 80128    Publish Date : 2018/07/17

Container throughput at the Port of Hong Kong continued to slide in June, falling 4.5% overall to 1.67m teu, although this was the slowest pace of decline so far this year.
News ID: 80126    Publish Date : 2018/07/17

Container cargo volumes reached record heights at the Port of Long Beach last month, surging past the previous mark and distinguishing June 2018 as the Port’s best month ever.
News ID: 80123    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

The number of container ships sold for scrap has plummeted by more than 80% in the first half of this year as a result of higher freight and charter rates and a reduction in the average fleet age, IHS Markit figures show. As a result, demolition of container ships could hit a seven-year low this year if current trends continue.
News ID: 80122    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

Singapore data:
Bunker fuel sales in Singapore in June rose 2.2% year on year to 3.92 million mt, preliminary data released Friday by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed.
News ID: 80121    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected in June, suggesting that some retailers moved up orders to insulate themselves from an intensifying trade war that threatens to send up costs on a growing number of consumer products.
News ID: 80120    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

After a record first three months the port of Antwerp has also had an excellent second quarter with May as the best month ever.
News ID: 80119    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

The country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports jumped 20 per cent year-on-year in the first half of this year on strong growth in demand, S&P Global Platts said.
News ID: 80118    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

Japanese shipbuilders received export orders for a total 536,000 gross tons or 18 vessels in June, down 46.9% year on year but up 7.1% from May, Japan Ship Exporters’ Association data showed.
News ID: 80117    Publish Date : 2018/07/15

One country that could indirectly benefit from the intensifying US-China trade war is Brazil, which finds itself in a strategic position to increase its market share of soybean exports to China.
News ID: 80095    Publish Date : 2018/06/28

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