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Bunker

January 18, 2021

As oil prices head north again, ocean carriers are preparing to ramp up low-sulphur fuel surcharges to add to the misery of shippers struggling with...
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In this Jan. 19, 2017 photo, a liquefied natural gas tank ship is guided through the Cocoli locks, part of the new Panama Canal expansion project in Cocoli, Panama. Pilots on the bridge of cargo ships and tug operators sometimes deliberately nudge gently up against the canal's barriers simply as a way to properly align the vessels. That has lessened somewhat, but the battered bumpers are evidence that not all passages are smooth. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

January 18, 2021

Congestion delaying LNG shipments via the Panama Canal is expected to last through the peak demand winter months, traders close to the situation said, although...
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ships

January 15, 2021

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index that tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities fell on Thursday, ending an eight-session winning streak, weighed...
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Panama Canal

January 15, 2021

Congestion delaying LNG shipments via the Panama Canal is expected to last through the peak demand winter months, traders close to the situation said, although...
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BIMCO_

January 15, 2021

The turbulence of the past year has in many ways clouded the underlying fundamentals in the dry bulk shipping market, but with 2020 now behind...
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SUPRAMAX-DRY-BULK-GEARED-VESSEL

January 14, 2021

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index extended gains for the eighth consecutive session on Wednesday, buoyed by rising capesize rates and as supramax index...
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containership

January 14, 2021

Shocks to supply chains are engulfing a wider swath of the global economy as the pandemic rages on, threatening to stifle Asia’s trade-led recovery and...
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maersk-line

January 14, 2021

Demand for ocean shipping services is likely to remain unusually high and supply will remain tight for some time as shippers and carriers adapt to...
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Capesize-Vessel

January 13, 2021

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose to its highest since October last year as capesize rates continued to firm. (more…)
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SK-Shipping-LNG

January 13, 2021

The cost of shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to Asia hit a record high on Tuesday as appetite for the fuel...
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K Line Coal Carrier

January 12, 2021

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index climbed about 10% to its highest level in three months on Monday as soaring coal demand from China...
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Iran

January 11, 2021

Iran said on Sunday that South Korea should avoid politicizing the seizure of its vessel by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf, Iranian state media...
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DP-world-7

January 11, 2021

The United Arab Emirates will reopen all its land, sea and air entry points with Qatar starting Saturday, state news agency WAM reported on Friday....
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Peter Georgiopoulos

January 8, 2021

Investment company United Overseas Group (UOG) is to acquire Dubai-based shipping company United Arab Chemical Carriers (UACC), the two companies said on Thursday. (more…)
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Ships used to carry grains for export are seen next to a dredging boat (L) on the Parana river near Rosario, Argentina, January 31, 2017.  Picture taken January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

January 8, 2021

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index that tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities rose for a seventh session in a row on...
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