2021 August 3


CMA CGM announces PSS for cargo bound for East Russia

Date of application: August 15th, 2021


The Panama Canal resumes seasonal measures to protect migrating marine life

From August, the Panama Canal will promote the implementation of IMO speed and navigational recommendations to protect whales, dolphins, and other large aquatic animals, as they start their nearby seasonal migration


CMA CGM announces THC for Novorossiysk, Russia import/export

Effective August 1st, 2021


ABP’s Ports of Ipswich and Ayr enable wheat cargo to be shipped more sustainably

Together with customers, ABP’s Scottish ports of Ayr and Troon contribute over £40 million to the UK economy every year


Wärtsilä to provide efficient service support for Brazilian river tugs despite challenging operating conditions

Wärtsilä has signed a seven-year long-term Optimised Maintenance Agreement to support the operations of two river pusher tugs operating in Northern Brazil


MOL to build series of 4 LNG-fueled car carriers

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has reached an agreement with Shin Kurushima Dockyard and Nihon Shipyard to build four 7,000-unit capacity car carriers using environment-friendly liquefied natural gas as their main fuel


FESCO starts seasonal delivery of cargo from ports of China and the United States to Chukotka

Multi-purpose ice-class vessels FESCO Uliss and FESCO Paris will make four voyages from July through October


Finnlines announces adjustment of bunker surcharge in its own container traffic

Finnlines announces adjustment of bunker surcharge in its own container traffic


Baltiysky Zavod shipyard casts third one-piece propeller for Project MR-50 product tankers

The shipyard will manufacture four all-cast bronze propellers with a diameter of 6.8 m for three Russian-built MR class product tankers


Tallink Grupp published its statistics for July 2021

Tallink Grupp’s passenger transportation fell by 28%, cargo transportation – by 4.6%


Maersk raises full-year guidance

Ocean is still expected to grow in line with global container demand, which is now expected to grow 5-7% in 2021


Oil prices decrease amid coronavirus related restrictions

Oil prices fell by 0.24-0.27%


Baltic Dry Index as of August 2

The Baltic Dry Index fell by 0.3%


Yaroslavsky Shipyard launches non-self-propelled dredging ship of Project RDB 66.42М

The vessel was built under a state contract signed with the Ministry of Defence in May 2020


Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications gives the green light to Iridium services

Iridium Certus is the world’s most advanced L-band broadband solution, offering small-form-factor, cost-effective terminals, and truly global coverage


MABUX: Global bunker prices may drop on Aug 03 following sharp decline on crude market yesterday

Global bunker prices may drop today following sharp decline on crude market yesterday


The largest water-rail intermodal terminal of the Yangtze River starts operations

The operation of Wuhan Yangluo International Port Water-Rail Intermodal Container Transport Project commenced

2021 August 2


Seven dredging ships deployed for operation on Sea Canal in the Gulf of Ob

The scope of dredging completed this navigation season has exceeded 2 million cbm of material


LR unveils key appointment for its Maritime Performance Services business

Mark Warner has been appointed as the new Head of Marketing for Lloyd’s Register’s Maritime Performance Services business


CMA CGM announces PSS for cargo from the Middle East Gulf to North Europe, Scandinavia, Poland, Baltic, West Med & Adriatic, East Med, Black Sea, North Africa & Morocco

Date of application: August 15th, 2021


LUKOIL announces new oil finding in Sayulita prospecting area of Block 10 offshore Mexico

The initial geological resources of the new accumulation may contain up to 200 Mboe in place


CMA CGM has announced PSS for cargo from India to North Europe & the Mediterranean

Date of application: August 15th, 2021


CMA CGM announces PSS for cargo from North Europe, UK, Scandinavia, Poland & North Spain to Colombia Atlantic & Dominican Republic

Date of application: September 1st, 2021