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Leading Shipper Message To Ports

Terminal operators should “get to know” the partners involved in port selection, Hapag-Lloyd UK and Ireland managing director Cameron Bowie has advised. Speaking at the...

Iran’s oil export ‘likely’ to drop by 500k bpd following new sanctions

According to NIOC, Iran exported more than 2,280,000 barrels of crude oil and also over 330,000 barrels of gas condensates in June 2018. Despite two...

Higher container equipment prices to squeeze leasing rate returns

Container equipment rental rates and cash investment returns remain weak, despite last year’s recovery. But an earlier rise in container prices which lifted values...

Mario Draghi Says Improving Euro-Area Inflation Appears Self-Sustained

Mario Draghi said the improvement in euro-area inflation is on a self-sustained path as he struck a confident tone that the European Central Bank...

Queue at Australian PWCS coal terminals falls on week to 11 vessels

Port Waratah Coal Services terminals at Newcastle port in eastern Australia had 11 ships waiting offshore Sunday, compared with 18 a week ago, the...

“America first”: : We need to rethink global trade anew?

Many Europeans see the policies of US President Donald Trump as isolationist and anti-trade. Nevertheless, something they do not consider is that European tariffs...

Supporting sulphur 2020 consistent implementation

An IMO working group is meeting (9-13 July)  to develop guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the 0.50% limit for the sulphur content...

Singapore HSFO viscosity spread narrows to near 4-month low on strong 380 CST

Singapore high sulfur fuel oil viscosity spread, or the spread between 180 CST and 380 CST grades, narrowed to $6.69/mt Friday -- the lowest...

U.S. Oil Sellers May Look to India as alternative buyers

American oil producers may find a new friend in India as they brace for a trade war with China that could curb U.S. shipments. Refiners in China were the...

Q3 2018 Asia Shipping Outlook: Oversupply sinking dirty tankers; clean hit by newbuilding VLCCs

The Asian dirty tankers market is expected to be subdued in the third quarter, despite plans of exporting countries to increase output, but the...