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An American flag waves in the foreground at this US port, where a cargo ship loaded with containers is berthed beneath giant cranes on a clear blue sky day. The image symbolizes concepts like Made in America, Made in the USA, industry, global economy, pride, strength, power, patriotism, trade, manufacturing, and the idea of getting back to work.

September 18, 2020

US ocean regulator the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has fired a warning shot across the bows of container shipping lines, saying it will head to...
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Bosphorus shipping

September 18, 2020

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose on Thursday, buoyed by stronger rates across vessel segments. (more…)
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eastcoast_US_ports

September 18, 2020

The trade rift with China and a boost in e-commerce are changing the way cargo comes into the U.S., with a greater share of goods...
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MIDEAST-IRAN-TANKER

September 18, 2020

US sanctions have deterred all but Iranian tankers from delivering gasoline to fuel-starved Venezuela, and the Trump administration will keep up pressure on the global...
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EU emissions

September 18, 2020

To decarbonise maritime transport, European Parliament voted to include CO2 emissions from the sector in the EU Emissions Trading System. (more…)
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BIMCO_

September 18, 2020

As the year 2020 continues to deliver positive surprises for the container shipping sector, the gap between short and long term contract freight rates on...
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Diana Shipping

September 17, 2020

Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a...
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fire-hit tanker

September 17, 2020

Sri Lanka is seeking at least 340 million rupees ($1.9 million) from the owner of the stricken oil supertanker New Diamond for assistance given to...
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Cheniere

September 17, 2020

Abu Dhabi’s main sovereign wealth fund disclosed a 5.1% stake in Cheniere Energy Inc., the largest U.S. exporter of liquefied natural gas. (more…)
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Hyundai-Samho

September 17, 2020

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd said it had delivered the world’s first very large container ship powered by liquefied natural gas...
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bunker

September 17, 2020

Global bunker fuel demand is expected to decrease significantly in 2020 reflecting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with tough market conditions amplifying credit risks...
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Eagle_Bulk_Shipping

September 17, 2020

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Wednesday, pressured by a dip in capesize vessel rates. (more…)
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china_us

September 16, 2020

The World Trade Organization undercut the main justification for President Donald Trump’s trade war against China, saying that American tariffs on Chinese goods violate international...
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Sovcomflot-VLCC

September 16, 2020

Sovcomflot plans to raise at least $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Moscow Exchange, Russia’s top shipping company said on Tuesday,...
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ABS

September 16, 2020

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a Joint Development Project (JDP) to build multi-physics simulations capable of analyzing the carbon-footprint of vessels in...
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