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Containers continue to triumph

July 22, 2021

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The Container market continues to impress with record breaking rates and ordering never seen before. Olivia Watkins, Head Cargo Analyst takes us through what has been happening with orders, transactions, values, rates and trade for the first half of 2021 […]


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Preferred stock in the shipping sector

July 22, 2021

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

There has been an increasing trend for private equity investments in the shipping sector to take the form of preferred stock in either publicly listed or private companies, rather than through a more traditional method of establishing a joint venture […]


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Disruption caused by flooding to European railway networks

July 20, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Railway operators and transport companies have released further information on the extent of system disruptions following the flooding events last week in Germany and Belgium. The North Sea Mediterranean corridor has been disrupted. Infrabel published an overview of the affected […]


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Container shipping faces the brunt of new European emissions rules

July 20, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Maritime is having to contend with the splintering of environmental regulations following last week’s proposal by the European Commission of a cap and trade system for shipping emissions. Analysis carried by Splash today shows that of the three main shipping […]


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International Seaways officially becomes 2nd largest US-listed tanker company

July 16, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Following the completion of the transaction, International Seaways is now the second-largest U.S.-listed tanker company by vessel count with over 100 vessels and the third-largest by deadweight, aggregating approximately 11.3 million dwt. As informed, the combined company will continue to […]


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Container congestion registered in every corner of the planet

July 14, 2021

Via: Splash 247

The state of global container congestion continues to roil supply chains right across the world. Exclusive data from maritime intelligence service eeSea shows the world’s most congested box spots, ranking all ports by the sum of mainline vessels either in […]


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Seanergy seals $31m financing for capesize pair and new charter for upcoming vessel

July 14, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Greek capesize owner Seanergy Maritime has secured a fixed-rate time charter deal with an existing US commodity trading charterer and concluded the financing of two of its new acquisitions through a sale and leaseback agreement with a Chinese financial institution. […]


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Biden order charges STB to examine rail competition

July 12, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Defining what it means to provide rail shippers with robust competitive options could be the lens that the Surface Transportation Board uses as it responds to an order from President Joe Biden aimed at promoting competition within the freight railroad […]


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Containership companies show record delays in 2021

July 1, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

According to Sea-Intelligence’s latest Global Liner Performance (GLP) report, the average delay for vessel arrivals that were marked as late remains extremely high globally, going up to 6 days. The report reveals that the schedule reliability has been largely consistent […]


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How COVID variants could impact container and tanker shipping

June 30, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Pandemic effects on global shipping — both negative and positive — are far from over. Worldwide cases have begun rising again over the past week, fueled by more contagious strains, including the Delta variant. That’s bad news for the tanker […]