• 2018 April 4 17:06

    Incheon Port container volume up to 215,976 TEU in February 2018

    Incheon Port Authority revealed on the 29th that the container volume handled by Incheon Port in February recorded the highest container volume in history followed by January with 215,976TEU. It increased by 11.9% compared to 193,040TEU of container volume in the same month last year.

    As for Incheon Port’s container volume in February, import was 112,427TEU, taking up 52.1% of the entire volume. Compared to the same month last year, approximately 310,000TEU increased. As for export, it was 101,730 TEU, an increase of approximately 130,000TEU compared to the same month in the previous year. As for transshipment and coastal cargo volume, it recorded 1,366TEU and 453TEU respectively.
     
    Per country, volume to China was 121,484TEU which is a 23.5% increase (23,133TEU) despite concerns for THAAD revenge and trade friction between America and China, pioneering the increase in the entire volume of Incheon Port. As for Vietnam, it also increased by 35.3% compared to the same month in the previous year with 23,421TEU.
     
    Per region, it increased by 29.1% (32,968TEU) with 146,286TEU for Far East Asia, 23.3% (50,227TEU) with 40,720TEU for South East Asia. In addition, an increase of 33.3% (1,244TEU) was seen with 4,980TEU.
     
    The main cause of increase in container volume last month is assumed to be the mitigation of trade volume reduction despite the long Spring Festival in China and stabilization effect of domestic economy following the North Korea’s x-confirmation to participate in the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games in January.
     
    A total of 212 fleets of full container vessels have come into Incheon Port in February which is an increase of 2 fleets compared to the same month in the previous year while the handling volume per fleet is average 911 TEU which is a 13.0% increase compared to the same month in the previous year.

    Looking at the main product items of increase, other miscellaneous showed an increase rate of 48.5% (152,000RT) compared to the same month of the previous year with 465,000RT while vehicle and parts increased by 24.3% (330,000RT) with 171,000RT. Out of the 29 product items that have been handled, the volume increased in 25 product items and an increase in volume was seen in the majority of product items.
     
    RT (Revenue Tons) Refers to the revenue ton that becomes the standard for ocean freight charge claim and with regards to freight charge with regards to the freight, in general, the bigger is used for calculation out of weight tonnage and measurement ton.
     




2018 May 24

09:26 Baltic Dry Index drops 37pts to 1162 points
09:08 akquinet and IDENTEC SOLUTIONS join forces to revolutionize refrigerated container management
08:39 Maersk Line starts new transatlantic service between Europe’s Mediterranean region and Canada
08:34 Compagnie Maritime Monégasque and Damen join forces to introduce Fast Marine Access in Brazil

2018 May 23

17:54 Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg invested RUB 256 million in modernization of its facilities in QI’2018
17:27 Greece suggests arranging cruise lines to Russia
17:00 Rosmorrechflot comes out for replacement of shipbuilding subsidies with cheap financing
16:16 Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation enters into force
15:48 New Belgium container connection bolsters Port of Hull
15:25 DALO chooses SARIS to support SAR operations
15:03 FESCO transports three transformers from Novorossiysk for Moscow central heating and power plants
14:42 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.3 million passengers in 4M’18, down 3%, Y-o-Y
14:21 Hapag-Lloyd update on restrictions for DG cargo handling at FIFA World Cup in Russia
13:59 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport fell by 18.5% to 1.0 million tonnes in 4M’18
13:36 SASCO BoD elected Aleksey Pavlov as Director General of the company
13:13 “K” Line announces delivery of special coal carrier “CORONA XANADU”
12:52 Tallink Grupp to list shares also on Helsinki Stock Exchange
12:31 Rosmorport appoints Sergey Lyamtsev as Acting Director of its Azov Basin Branch (photo)
12:13 MPC Container Ships ASA acquires three 2,500 TEU feeder container vessels
11:43 Strong programme raises profile of The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference
11:18 Gunvor forms new ship holding jv СlearOcean Tankers
10:50 Port of Singapore throughput in 4M’18 grew by 1.1% Y-o-Y to 207.78 million tonnes
10:28 Brent Crude futures price down 0.63% to $79.07, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.4% to $71.91
10:09 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v P. S. Palios with Koch
09:55 Okskaya Sudoverf lays down lead multi-purpose dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M
09:52 Container shipping is smart to collaborate on standards, says MSC CIO
09:15 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,199 points

2018 May 22

18:37 CMA CGM announces GRR from India and Sri Lanka to West Africa
18:07 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company adopts ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software
17:47 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 2.8% to 6.49 million TEUs in Jan-Apr’18
17:33 Suez Canal revenues up to 479.3million dollar in April
17:26 Severnaya Verf starts cutting metal for initial section of longline factory vessel (photo)
17:05 Med Marine signs two new design contracts with Robert Allan
16:28 Okskaya Sudoverf launches second shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 2 (photo)
16:05 Bibby Offshore secures multimillion North Sea contract
15:50 RF Ministry of Justice registers order on designation of caution areas in ports of cities hosting World Cup 2018
15:34 New generation of RoRo’s designed by KNUD E. HANSEN for Grimaldi
15:04 Iridium network approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services
14:39 North West MP finds out more about how the Port of Barrow is powering the region
14:10 Rosmorport continues providing icebreaker assistance in the Arctic Basin
13:45 Bunker prices are going up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:21 Van Oord marks 150th anniversary with christening of SRI vessel Bravenes
12:42 IMO approves joint RF/USA proposal on regulation of shipping in the Bering Strait (photo)
12:23 Wärtsilä LNGPac passes 100th order milestone
12:14 Jotun Australia is formally open for Yacht business with complete yacht coating solutions
11:30 ABS Nautical Systems chosen as exclusive mobile compliance solution for Crosby tugs
11:26 Baltic icebreaking season 2017-2018 ends
11:03 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 4M’18 up 51% Y-o-Y to 11.28 million tonnes
10:48 IMO agrees to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria
10:37 Presidents of Iceland and Finland discussed Arctic matters on board IB Urho
10:12 Brent Crude futures price up 0.28% to $79.44, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.32% to $72.58
09:44 Development and financing of strategic transport projects uniting Lithuania and Poland discussed in Vilnius
09:16 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,239 points

2018 May 21

18:31 P&O Cruises marks first construction milestone for newest ship with steel cutting ceremony in Papenburg
18:00 IMO continues roll out of new port emissions training
17:35 Preliminary preparation stage for concession on Northern Latitudinal Railway completed
17:08 Two more vessels added to Offshore Fleet of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company
16:40 Oceanographic research vessel Admiral Vladimirsky arrives at port of Messina (Sicily)
15:59 Federal funding contributes to critical infrastructure projects to support trade through the Port of Vancouver
15:31 Vympel Shipyard launches 75th Mangust patrol boat for Russian FSB Border Service (photo)