• 2017 October 10 18:06

    Incheon Port increases container volume by 16.1% in August 2017

    Incheon Port has processed 254,000 TEU last month, renewing its record for the biggest container volume for 18 consecutive months, Incheon Port Authority said in its press release.
    Incheon Port Authority revealed on the 27th that it has recorded 254,000 TEU last month, the highest ever in the August container volume. This is a 16.1% increase compared to the 219,291 TEU last year.
    According to Incheon Port Authority (IPA), such renewal of the highest record of monthly container volume is being continued for 18 months until the last month since the opening of Incheon New Port’s Hanjin Incheon Container Terminal (HJIT).
    Last month’s import container volume was 129,058 TEU which was an increase of 14,810 TEU compared to the same month in the previous year, taking up 50.7% of the total quantity. As for export, it was 123,556 TEU which is an increase of 20,522 TEU compared to the same month in the previous year. As for transshipment and coastal container volume, they were 1,244 TEU and 633 TEU respectively.
    As per country, trade amount to China recorded 152,813 TEU which is an crease of 21.4% compared to 125,841 TEU in the previous year and the trade amount to Iran attracted attention with 6,318 TEU, a 175.1% increase. In addition, the trade amount to Thailand of 9,091 TEU in the same month of the previous year recorded 12,031 TEU showing an increase of 32.3%.
    According to IPA, the top 5 countries with the highest annual container volume during the past 5 years were China, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong. As for China, the annual average increased by 7.3% from 1.203,000 TEU in 2012 to 1.596 TEU last year. Vietnam showed an increase rate of 25.6% from 97,000 TEU in 2012 to 242,000 TEU last year. The annual average of Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong increased by 10.7%, 11.6% and 1.1% respectively.
    The top 5 countries until August this year was equivalent to other years and the increase rate of container volume to China was 19.4% and the increase rate of Vietnam was 15.9%. It increased by 10.5%, 16.8% and 3.3% for Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong respectively. Furthermore, the container volume with main countries in South East Asia increased by 11.7%, leading the increase in container volume of Incheon Port together with China.
    Also, as for the Middle East route which was established in June last year, the average per voyage (container volume that is loaded and unloaded in 1 voyage) was 1,000 TEU last year but this year, it increased by 72% with approximately 1,800 TEU and even for the American route, the average container volume per voyage which was merely 600 TEU last year increased up to 1,000 TEU (70% increase) this year, indicating a consistent increase.

2018 July 19

18:23 MPA and Port of Rotterdam Authority to continue cooperation in information exchange and R&D
18:14 DP World signs agreement to boost international trade
17:55 NIBULON launched second T3500 Project tug
17:32 IMO supports spill preparedness in the Northwest Pacific
17:10 ABB turbochargers support optimal performance and fuel efficiency for one of the world’s largest container ships
16:48 Escort vessel Yaroslav Mudriy of RF Navy’s Baltic Fleet leaves port of Cyprus
16:21 Ocean Alliance - CMA CGM to reshuffle its CIMEX 6 service
15:59 Blagoveshchensk shipyard launched hydrographic vessel Aleksandr Rogotsky built for RF Navy’s Pacific Fleet
15:26 Austal USA opens new San Diego operations office
15:04 MABUX says high volatility remains in global bunker market
14:45 Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) handled 22.2 million tonnes of cargo in 6M'18, up 7.6% Y-o-Y
14:27 FSB Border Service explains its position as regards vessels owned by foreign entities and used by Russian fishermen
14:09 New CMA CGM's FAK rates from Asia to North Europe
14:02 The PORT OF KIEL invests in cargo handling and environmental technology
13:43 Season of icebreaker assistance in water area of port Sabetta is over from July 20
13:28 Coast Guard offloads approximately 8.5 tons of cocaine
13:04 CMA CGM: FAK rates from Asia to the Mediterranean
12:55 NOVATEK shipped first LNG cargos to China
12:36 ILCA, Port of Amsterdam to host Chem Together meeting, Sept. 11
12:10 Fuel oil prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:42 State Duma approves Russian ships’ multiple crossings of State Border through notification procedure
11:19 CMA CGM to apply FAK rates for Asia-North Africa trades
10:54 Canada’s Davie Shipbuilding delivered first LNG-powered ferry to be built in North America
10:35 NYK establishes logistics JV for finished cars using automobile freight trains in India
10:03 New Port of Hamburg “Connection Compass 2018/19” has arrived
09:46 Brent Crude futures price down 0.18% to $72.77, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.12% to $67.67
09:14 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,688 points

2018 July 18

18:31 Naval Group posts H1 2018 performance results
18:00 BC Ferries announces sponsorship of the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre
17:36 DP World announces closing of Continental Warehousing Corporation (India) transaction
17:12 Marine Technics to participate in International Far East Maritime Show-2018
16:44 Oleg Bukin elected as Chairman of Tuapse Commercial Seaport BoD
16:23 Transocean and Chevron Australia ink 11-well contract
15:45 Stena Bulk positions itself in crude oil
15:19 Transocean announces 13-well contract for Transocean 712
14:57 AGCS issued Safety & Shipping Review 2018
14:43 Scandlines Helsingborg-Helsingör kicks off the holiday traffic season without delay
14:18 Intermarine UK promotes Portland Port to Government minister
14:00 Szczecin to become the capital of Baltic seaports in September
13:31 OHT to order ULSTEIN-designed heavy lift transport and installation vessel
12:59 Ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście announce 12-pct increase of cargo handling in HI’18
12:22 Dorian LPG confirms receipt of director nominations from BW LPG
11:50 Throughput of Ukraine’s seaports in HI’18 fell by 3.1% Y-o-Y to 53.8 million tonnes
11:25 TTS Colibri 3D compensated crane passes FAT
11:03 Overseas Shipholding Group places order for cemical tanker duo with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard
10:41 Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant launches Svetlyak-class patrol boat Balaklava
10:32 Brent Crude futures price down 0.35% to $71.91, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.36% to $66.92
10:16 ICS encouraged by IMO progress on 2020 global sulphur cap implementation issues
09:59 Bunker prices continue going down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:40 Throughput of Russian seaports in 6M’18 grew by 2.8% Y-o-Y to 394.8 million tonnes (detalization)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,721 points

2018 July 17

18:24 North P&I Club and 24Vision ink partnership agreement
18:07 Lockheed Martin awarded Navy's contract worth more than $450 million in FMS funding for MMSC project
17:55 TransContainer announced its operating results for the second quarter and the first half of 2018
17:27 Equinor buys shares for use in the group's Share saving plan
17:11 Vigor Marine LLC gets Navy's contract for USNS Mercy mid-term availability
16:56 Okskaya Sudoverf puts into operation Belmax 4, fourth non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20
16:34 Prosafe awarded important contract in Brazil
15:47 Orsted opts for Tekmar's CPS for Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm projects
15:28 Port of Rotterdam places a bee colony in the port area