Author Archives: ShippingHerald

Author Archives: ShippingHerald

tanker

December 6, 2019

Disruption to shipping from the long-anticipated switch to more environmentally friendly marine fuels has finally arrived, exacerbated by logistical problems as much as any shortage...
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Los Angeles

December 6, 2019

The U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back in a phase-one trade deal despite...
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plakiotakis

December 6, 2019

Greece will enhance bilateral cooperation with China in many sectors, including shipping, with the Piraeus Port a pillar and example under the framework of the...
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tanker_oil

December 6, 2019

The fate of at least 15 oil tankers idling off the coast of China holds the key to determining the path of global freight rates....
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piracy

December 5, 2019

A Greek-owned tanker was attacked off Nigeria by armed pirates who kidnapped 19 crew members – 18 Indian nationals and one Turk, leaving seven seafarers...
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Containers are seen at the Piraeus Container Terminal, near Athens, Greece, June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

December 5, 2019

Greece will enhance bilateral cooperation with China in many sectors, including shipping, with Piraeus Port a pillar and example under the framework of the Belt...
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savannah

December 5, 2019

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in a calendar year. (more…)
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unifereder-container-ship

December 5, 2019

Unifeeder has expanded its global reach and closed the gap on market leader X-Press with its acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore-based feeder and...
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ships

December 5, 2019

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index inched down on Wednesday, ending eight consecutive sessions of gains, as lower earnings for capesize vessels offset higher...
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A flag with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) logo is seen before a news conference at OPEC's headquarters in Vienna, Austria December 10, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

December 5, 2019

OPEC is gearing up to deepen production cuts later this week but still needs to agree with allies such as Russia over details of a...
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Fearnleys1

December 5, 2019

A very tough start for the owners this week as the w100 barrier got broken from both West Africa and Middle East. (more…)
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drewry

December 5, 2019

As part of a series of initiatives aimed at bringing greater transparency to fuel costs resulting from the new IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation, Drewry is...
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Odfjell_chemical_carrier

December 4, 2019

Odfjell SE announced that the company has reached an agreement with Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc (N8CTI, a N-OTC registered company), where the latter will add...
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BW-LPG-vlgc

December 4, 2019

As the maritime industry looks to reduce emissions to air and work towards the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) greenhouse gas reduction strategy, alternative fuels are...
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Trump

December 4, 2019

President Donald Trump said a trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the U.S. presidential election in November 2020, denting hopes of...
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