• 2018 January 11 14:03

    OOCL announces Trans-Pacific trade service update

    In response to the expected low demand following the Lunar New Year holiday, OOCL informs of the withdrawal of the following Asia-North America sailings:

    Pacific China South 1 (PCS1)
    • APL ESPLANADE (ESP) 287E/288W: ETA Fuqing on February 24 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Los Angeles on March 18 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with CMA CGM T. JEFFERSON (GJE) 289E/290W: ETA Fuqing on March 3 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Los Angeles on March 25 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific China Central 1 (PCC1)
    • OOCL LONDON (OLN) 055E/W: ETA Ningbo on February 24 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 12 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with OOCL LUXEMBOURG (OLU) 055E/W: ETA Ningbo on March 3 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 19 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific China Central 2 (PCC2)
    • CSCL BOHAI SEA (HCK) 015E/W: ETA Dalian on February 25 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 18 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with COSCO OCEANIA (CSO) 061E/W: ETA Dalian on March 4 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 25 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific North West 1 (PNW1)
    • OOCL NEW YORK (ONW) 045E/W: ETA Shekou on February 24 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Vancouver on March 12 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with IKARIA (IKR) 020E/W: ETA Shekou on March 3 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Vancouver on March 19 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific North West 2 (PNW2)
    • APL SOUTHAMPTON (SOU) 095E/096W: ETA Yantian on March 5 in Week 10 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Seattle on March 25 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with CMA CGM RIGOLETTO (GMR) 097E/098W: ETA Yantian on March 12 in Week 11 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Seattle on April 1 in Week 13 for WESTBOUND

    China East Coast/Canada Pendulum (CECP) – US East Coast
    • E.R. TEXAS (EXT) 010E/W: ETA Qingdao on February 25 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA New York on March 28 in Week 13 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with XIN DA YANG ZHOU (XDY) 032E/W: ETA Qingdao on March 4 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA New York on April 4 in Week 14 for WESTBOUND

    Gulf Coast China 1 (GCC1)
    • RDO CONCERT (RDC) 273E/274W: ETA Singapore on February 12 in Week 7 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Houston on March 20 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with CMA CGM MOZART (MZT) 275E/276W: ETA Singapore on February 19 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Houston on March 27 in Week 13 for WESTBOUND




2018 September 21

18:06 Forth Ports wins prestigious award for community work
17:44 NCSP Group's cargo turnover for January–July 2018 totaled 82,351 thousand tons
17:28 First ISO-container ever loaded with liquefied natural gas at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście
17:06 Gibdock, RSP Systems and New Zealand fisheries choose LR
16:31 Outlook for marine cargo insurance challenging but opportunities remain for underwriters, says IUMI
16:04 Babcock ecoSMRT receives LR acknowledgement for ship application
15:09 Trafigura holds naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers
14:56 IBIA takes part in SIBCON 2018
14:27 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launches Pola Fiva, fifth dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59 built for Pola Rise
14:09 British International Freight Association fumes over sulphur surcharge
13:52 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.5 million passengers in 8M’18, up 10.5%, Y-o-Y
13:31 Maersk’s regional carriers go to market under one brand
13:09 GE Shipping takes delivery of Secondhand Very Large Gas Carrier “ Jag Vasant ”
12:50 ABP aims for frictionless trade with blockchain
12:28 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport declined by 1.9% to 3.6 million tonnes in 8M’18
12:09 COSCO SHIPPING Tanker (Dalian) takes delivery of 319,000 dwt Mt Cosnew Lake
11:07 Odfjell finalizes sale of Rotterdam tank terminal
10:36 ABP promotes South Wales ports as cruise destinations
10:07 Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028
09:54 Brent Crude futures price up 0.06% to $78.75, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.14% to $70.22
09:35 Bunker prices are going up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,396 points
09:03 APL’s Eagle Express service makes a solution for precise logistics management
08:07 Yang Ming to upgrade China-Vietnam-Thailand service
07:20 Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius

2018 September 20

21:17 Expert says production declines and geopolitical unrest may push bunker prices up
18:02 SITC holds naming & delivery ceremony for M/V “SITC TOYOHASHI”
17:54 Sovcomflot participates in Eastern Economic Forum’s business programme
17:30 Kurt Bodewig appointed as new European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea
17:07 Port of Singapore holds annual multi-agency ferry emergency exercise
16:46 IAPH regional conference sets pan-African ports agenda
16:25 UAE to host Dubai Marine Insurance Conference 2018 on November 20-21
16:07 Governments of New Zealand and Australian announce fumigation requirement for import cargos
15:48 Sovcomflot is a Partner of the Second Conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia”
15:32 NYK product tanker rescues 28 fishermen off the coast of Colombia
15:04 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to West Africa
14:56 Admiralteiskie Verfi launches the Kronshtadt, diesel-electric submarine of Project 677
14:32 DNV GL releases autonomous and remotely operated ship guideline (UPDATE)
14:04 Port of Long Beach awarded $4.2 mln security grant
13:32 ABS supports innovative yacht design with dedicated guidance notes and software
13:20 Finnish Transport Agency: international seaborne transport volumes show significant boost
13:04 Port of Antwerp works on structural solutions to improve mobility
12:43 Arctic group of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet enters Chukchi Sea through Bering Strait
12:30 Wison receives AiP from LR for 300MW FSRP
12:04 Port of Rotterdam and Rönesans Holding sign agreement for petrochemical industrial zone in Turkey
11:49 IMO to start consideration of legal framework for low-flashpoint diesel
11:30 Gulftainer signs 50-year, $600 million concession to operate and expand Port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA
11:18 Fuel oil prices are going up the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:04 Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future
10:55 IMO takes important step to facilitate use of methanol
10:30 HHI receives AiP from LR for a VLGC design capable of using LPG as fuel
10:19 Brent Crude futures price up 0.3% to $79.64, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.61% to $71.2
10:03 OpenIJ starts sinking operation of the lock gate chamber at the Port of Amsterdam
09:50 Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg ("Marine Façade") welcomed MSC Meraviglia
09:34 CMA CGM announces GRR from India to East Africa
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,373 points
09:03 Port of Rotterdam organises information meeting about the replacement of Maaskade quay wall
08:34 DNV GL launches revised design standard and new certification guideline for floating wind turbines
08:04 ABS issues AIP for Jiangnan’s LNG Jumbo

2018 September 19

18:10 Significant reserve growth confirmed at the Utrenneye field