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Express Marine officers acquire company
by Kim Biggar
Friday, November 19, 2021

Express Marine, a US company that provides tug and barge transportation for dry bulk products along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and in the Caribbean, has been acquired by six longstanding company officers from former CEO Richard Walling. The company will continue to operate under the Express Marine name. New majority owners are President and …

Business and (some) governments emerge as new agents of shipping’s climate change
by Splash
Friday, November 19, 2021

Alisdair Pettigrew from BLUE Communications on the change of mood among shipping CEOs witnessed at COP26.  Glasgow, Saturday 6th November. The International Chamber of Shipping event Shaping the Future of Shipping may not be a date that signalled a turning point in thinking within shipping and its approach to decarbonisation. But for those that attended, there was some …

Oil Prices Supported By Bargain Hunters As SPR Release Keenly Anticipated
by Ship Bunker
Friday, November 19, 2021

But one analyst says Biden continuing to do nothing may be the best solution.

Dry Bulk Market Should Stabilize During 2022
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Improved demand for dry bulk commodities and a slow fleet growth should improve the freight rate market and act as growth drivers. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “it has been another declining week for the dry bulk market and evidently, we are seeing asset values gradually losing momentum as well. Following ...

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Maritime trade weathers COVID-19 storm but faces far-reaching knock-on effects
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, November 18, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on maritime trade volumes in 2020 was less severe than initially expected but its knock-on effects will be far-reaching and could transform maritime transport, according to UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2021  published on 18 November. The report shows that maritime trade contracted by 3.8% in 2020, reflecting an initial shock, ...

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Coal, Controls and Queues: China’s Freight Market Drivers
by hellenicshippingnews..
Thursday, November 18, 2021

SSY Research look at three ways in which China can shape the dry bulk freight market in the coming months: 1. Coal. How will import volumes be shaped ahead of what is expected to be a severe winter given international and domestic supply tightness? 2. Controls. Further restrictions on steelmaking and iron ore sintering. 3. ...

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Port of Los Angeles Sees Cargo Volumes Dip in October
by Mike Schuler
Thursday, November 18, 2021
The Port of Los Angeles reported October volumes of 902,644 TEUs, a decrease of 8% compared from last year when it handled record monthly volumes. Still, year-to-date overall cargo volume...

Weekly Vessel Scrapping Report: 2021 Week 46
by Ship Bunker
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Have you sold bunkers to a recently scrapped vessel? Check here with VesselsValue's demolition sales from November 11 – November 17, 2021.

Castor Maritime seals four new charters
by Adis Ajdin
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Nasdaq-listed Castor Maritime has secured employment for four of its bulk carriers with undisclosed charterers. The 2010-built panamax bulker Magic Nova has been fixed from November 17 for eleven and up to about fourteen months at a gross daily charter rate equal to 92% of the average of the Baltic Panamax Index 5TC routes. The vessel was …

U.S. Exporters Call for More Scrutiny of Carrier Alliances
by The Loadstar
Thursday, November 18, 2021
By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Agricultural exporters in the US have called on authorities to impose greater scrutiny on shipping alliances and the behaviour of shipping lines during the pandemic. “Today...

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