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Shipping News

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November 16, 2018

The commodity shipping industry was expected to sail through the trade war unscathed. (more…)
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November 16, 2018

Tankers storing liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asian waters have more than doubled in number since late October as traders have been caught off guard...
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November 16, 2018

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships transporting dry bulk commodities, snapped its 12-day losing streak on Thursday, powered by a...
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November 15, 2018

Top U.S. importers are stocking up on Chinese goods before new import tariffs take effect, shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Wednesday, but warned a...
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November 14, 2018

Oil price reporting agency Argus has launched five new price assessments for low-sulphur marine fuels, ahead of new global rules capping the amount of sulphur...
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November 14, 2018

Three crew members of the Panama-flagged cargo ship Apollo Kita have died after being found uncounsous in a cargo hold of vessel in Japan. (more…)
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November 14, 2018

BIMCO has developed two 2020 bunker clauses that deal with general compliance and the transitional period for an early December release. (more…)
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November 14, 2018

Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into...
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November 13, 2018

Yang Ming will introduce four 14,000 TEU chartered vessels to optimize its fleet in the improving market while returning seven higher-cost chartered vessels in 2019,...
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November 13, 2018

Greek shipowners and shipping interests allocated more than 10 billion USD over the Jan-Oct. 2018 period for new vessel orders and second-hand ships, according to...
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November 13, 2018

A new ice-breaking tanker capable of navigating the Arctic on its own is set to load its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from Russia’s...
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November 13, 2018

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the United States has arrived in China, the first such cargo since Beijing imposed a tariff on U.S....
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TORM

November 12, 2018

TORM has established a joint venture with ME Production, a leading scrubber manufacturer, and Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI), which is part of the China State...
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November 12, 2018

The 2020 International Maritime Organization 0.5% marine fuel sulfur cap changes are starting to shine a spotlight on the feedstocks market, with vacuum gasoil (VGO)...
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November 9, 2018

Tanker companies are moving Long Range 2 tankers carrying product cargoes to the dirty Aframax market to capitalize on strong crude-export sentiment, with Ardmore Shipping...
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