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UK Forties crude set for disruption on Total workers’ strike

The UK’s Forties crude flows look set for disruption as the Unite trade union prepares for a series of strikes starting next week at...

Is Textainer Group Holdings Limited a Buy?

Last year was one that investors in Textainer Group Holdings (NYSE:TGH) will likely remember fondly as the container leasing company’s stock rocketed an eye-popping...

Major Accident: Suez Canal Blocked, 5 Ships Mess Up

In a major accident in Suez Canal on July 15, as many as five ships messed up and blocked the canal. The incident occurred...

Port of Oakland Container Imports at All-time High

Port of Oakland containerized import volume reached an all-time high last month, according to data released today. The port said it handled the equivalent...

Singapore ranked best shipping centre for fifth consecutive year

Singapore has topped the 2018 International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index as the world’s best shipping centre for the fifth year in a row,...

South Carolina Ports Authority Has Reported Record Container Volumes in FY 2018

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has reported record container volumes handled during the 2018 fiscal year.  SCPA’s container throughput was 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units...

Tariffs Make World’s Biggest Shipping Company’s Life Even Tougher

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S may struggle to make a profit this year after the U.S. and China descended into a trade war that promises to hurt...

Croatia is set to partner with China for Port Progress

Croatia is set to partner with China to carry out infrastructure projects including ports and railways. At a meeting in Sofia between China’s Premier Li...

Higher quality standards for shipping fuel seen boosting Reliance’s refining margins

Tougher quality standards for fuel oil powering ships are expected to boost the refining margins of Reliance Industries Ltd, which has already upgraded to...

China’s port restrictions disrupt berthing

A wave of stricter port restrictions in south China has left steel producers searching for alternative ports to allow them to berth vessels carrying...