Shipping News

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Shipping News

Arctic

January 28, 2020

Green groups on Monday called for a ban on the use of new low sulfur fuel in the Arctic region, citing research showing that blends...
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ships

January 28, 2020

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell to its lowest level since April 2016, dragged down by lower vessels rates across categories. (more…)
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ships

January 27, 2020

Chinese oil refiners are unlikely to boost their output of cleaner marine fuels until at least the second quarter of 2020 because they will need...
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bunkering

January 27, 2020

European bunker premiums for delivered product over its respective upstream market have risen significantly on the back of IMO 2020, despite narrowing in the past...
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tanker

January 24, 2020

Chinese oil refiners are unlikely to boost their output of cleaner marine fuels until at least the second quarter of 2020 because they will need...
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Diana_Shipping_Medusa

January 24, 2020

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell to a near one-year low on Thursday, dragged by weaker demand across vessel segments. (more…)
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IMO_Logo

January 24, 2020

The International Maritime Organization said in a statement Tuesday that the transition to its global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels has been “relatively smooth.”...
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scrubbers

January 24, 2020

The global shipping market is set for a recovery, benefiting from new global rules on marine fuels that came into effect at the beginning of...
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The Maersk's Triple-E giant container ship Maersk Majestic, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in Shanghai, China, September 24, 2016. Picture taken September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song

January 23, 2020

The world’s largest container shipping line is hiking up a fuel surcharge that it imposes to transport boxloads of goods across the world’s oceans after...
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IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

January 23, 2020

At the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is calling for renewed cooperation from all stakeholders to tackle the urgent...
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2020-bulkers

January 23, 2020

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell to its lowest since February on Wednesday, hurt by a seasonal slowdown in demand amid higher costs...
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tanker

January 23, 2020

The eight crew members of the Greek-flagged tanker Happy Lady – among them five Greek nationals – who had been abducted by pirates in an...
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Piraeus

January 23, 2020

Leading cruise operator MSC Cruises announced on Wednesday in Athens a first for the Swiss-based operator: the launch of a new route across the Aegean...
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Hormuz

January 22, 2020

South Korea's military said on Tuesday it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the...
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ABS

January 22, 2020

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a landmark joint development project (JDP) associated with HHI’s Integrated Smart-ship Solution. (more…)
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