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  • 2021 October 21 09:09

    Baltic Dry Index as of October 20

    The Baltic Dry Index rose by 0.78%

    On 20 October 2021, the Baltic Dry Index rose to 4,751 points, up 37 points (+0.78%) versus the level of October 19.

    BDI is a number issued daily by the London-based Baltic Exchange. Not restricted to Baltic Sea countries, the index provides "an assessment of the price of moving the major raw materials by sea. Taking in 23 shipping routes measured on a timecharter basis, the index covers Handysize, Supramax, Panamax, and Capesize dry bulk carriers carrying a range of commodities including coal, iron ore and grain. Because dry bulk primarily consists of materials that function as raw material inputs to the production of intermediate or finished goods, the index is also seen as an efficient economic indicator of future economic growth and production.


2022 December 8

09:22 AD Ports signs collaboration agreement with Africa Finance Corporation
08:27 CMA CGM to upgrade its Zanzibar Feeder service

2022 December 7

18:27 SBTi launches world-first roadmap for net-zero shipping by 2040
18:09 IPEM expects Russian Railways' network loading to fall by 4% this year
17:44 NYK conducts successful demonstration of new cargo hold monitoring system featuring IoT sensors
17:23 Sempra Infrastructure announces agreement with ENGIE for supply of U.S. LNG from Port Arthur LNG Phase 1
17:16 ASOP expects throughput of Russian seaports to grow by 3-5% in 2023
16:47 The major shipping lines post an operating profit of USD 122bn in Jan-Sept 2022 - Sea-Intelligence
16:30 Market players report idle time of ships in the Far East ports of Russia of up to three months
15:45 Oil exports from Russia in the first 11 months of 2022 increased by +11.2% to 199.4 mln tonnes
15:33 Throughput of Murmansk Sea Fish Port in November 2022 rose 1.8 times YoY
14:45 LR certifies DriX uncrewed surface vessel
14:31 Trade turnover between Russia and China in 11M’22 rose by 32% YoY to $172.41 billion
14:02 Russian coal exports up after EU loosens curbs - Bloomberg
13:34 GPA approves a plan to renovate the docks at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal
13:29 Container traffic on Russian Railways’ internal network in 11M’2022 rose by 3.4% YoY
13:04 OSR plan approved based on drill results in CPC Marine Terminal water area
12:40 Bunker sales at Vladivostok port in 11M’2022 fell by 25% YoY
12:17 Number of containers with Chinese goods delivered to Saint-Petersburg surged 12 times this year
12:13 Charleston Harbor becomes the deepest harbor on the U.S. East Coast at 52 feet
11:58 Dynamar forecasts that perishable export volumes to fall slightly in 2022
11:31 Viking Line chooses Finnish flag for Viking XPRS
11:13 Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard to launch two passenger catamarans of Project 04580, Kotlin, in spring 2023
11:08 WinGD wins engine diagnostics orders as ship owners look to reduce OPEX
10:35 EU sanctions on Russia cost Cyprus 20 pct of oil tanker fleet - Xinhua
10:15 Semakovskoye gas field enters operation on Yamal
09:24 CMA CGM to acquire flagship terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey
09:21 Ship of Project NE-020.2 Anatoly Cherneyev registered with Korsakov (Sakhalin) as its homeport

2022 December 6

18:36 SCZONE receives an economic delegation from the European Union
18:06 Puerto Aguadulce handles largest-capacity vessel to dock in Colombia
17:57 RF Ministry of Transport addressed with a proposal to reduce fuel expenses of fishing ships operating in remote areas
17:46 Port of Belledune signs MOU with Port of Hamburg
17:26 Trafigura signs USD3 billion loan agreement guaranteed by the Federal Republic of Germany to secure gas supply
17:06 IHC Dredging signs contract with Cochin Shipyard for design & hardware package of locally built TSHD for DCI
16:44 Performance Shipping announces delivery of the Aframax tanker
16:43 Tallink Grupp’s new ferry MyStar to be delivered to the company on 7 December
16:23 North Star raises £140m investment to build next wave of renewables fleet
15:57 Navigation of non-ice-class ships to be allowed at Great Port of Saint-Petersburg, Ust-Luga, Vyborg and Vysotsk
15:56 DP World and Americold sign a partnership agreement
15:13 FCT handled second vessel of new regular direct container service between Saint-Petersburg and China
14:34 Large-scale ammonia cracker to enable 1 million tons of hydrogen imports via port of Rotterdam
14:26 Over a hundred of icebreaker assistance operations held in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland this winter navigation season
14:05 CyberLogitec completed successful implementation of OPUS Terminal at Qinzhou Automated Container Terminal of Beibu Gulf Port Group in China
13:24 CMES inks LoI for construction of up to six dual-fuel methanol-powered car carriers
13:02 Saipem acquires the Santorini drillship
12:30 South Korean shipyards rank 2nd in new global orders in November - Yonhap
12:01 General strike expected to cost Hyundai Heavy Industries KRW9bn per day - BusinessKorea
11:39 Order portfolio under phase 2 of investment quotas programme exceeds 70 fishing ships including up to 35 crab catchers
11:35 Consortium seeks first proposals for carbon capture shipping project - Reuters
10:11 Russian oil sanctions fuel boom for old tankers - Reuters
09:14 Russian Railways increases shipments of imported containers on gondola cars from Primorye Territory in Russia’s Far East
09:13 DNV says more than 200 LNG-powered ships ordered this year - LNG Prime

2022 December 5

18:27 ABP completes its annual Humber Oil Spill Incident Management Exercise
18:07 DNV enlarges its offerings portfolio to support businesses with EU Green Deal requirements
18:00 Oboronlogistics reports stable growth of ferry traffic in November 2022
17:44 Adani Ports and SEZ wins bid to buy Karaikal port - The Hindu Businessline
17:26 PD Ports welcomes first vessel on new short sea service from Iberia
17:04 Icebreaker assistance season begins in the port of Azov on December 7
16:57 Port of Rotterdam Authority and GoodShipping launch ‘Switch to Zero’ campaign to reduce shipping industry carbon emissions
16:17 Rosmorport to sign agreement with Gazpromneft Marine Bunker for supply of 10,000 tonnes of LNG to bunker ships in Ust-Luga