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Port of Hamburg handles 91.8 million tonnes of sea freight

In the first nine months of the year, the shipping industry in the Port of Hamburg handled 91.8 million tonnes of sea freight, a decrease of 4.3% compared to the previous year. Also down 7.4% to 27.5 million tonnes, bulk cargo handling was particularly hard hit. Compared to the rest of Europe, container handling held […]

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Russia increases oil exports from the Maritime Urals to Asia

Russia increased its Urals oil exports by sea to Asia to 50% of the total in the period October 1-20 ahead of an EU embargo in December on oil and products from the Condition, according to traders and data from Refinitiv Eikon. EU countries, major consumers of Russian crude oil for decades, will stop buying […]

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Russia records a 60% loss of its maritime crude market in Europe

Russia is believed to have lost three-fifths of maritime crude sales to Europe since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022. That market is set to disappear in eight weeks, and the most recent sanctions will make it difficult to divert flows elsewhere. Crude shipments to Europe averaged 630,000 barrels a day in the four weeks […]

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Russian seaborne crude exports drop to 12-month low as EU ban and price cap looms

Russian crude exports averaged 2.99 million b/d in the month, down 290,000 b/d from August levels and the lowest since September 2021, as global demand oil was still recovering from the pandemic shutdowns, according to data from S&P Global Commodities at Sea. Data excludes Russia’s small share of CPC Blend exports from Kazakhstan. Russian flows […]

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Crude Oil Shipments Transported by Sea Appropriate Tanker Market Reaches New Heights

Jhe tanker market benefited from a decrease in tonnage supply, combined with a significant increase in crude oil loadings. In a recent weekly report, ship broker Banchero Costa said that “2021 has been a very negative year for crude oil trading. Total loadings in the full 12 months of 2021 were down -4.4% year-on-year to […]

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Satellite imagery shows China using civilian ferries in sea assault drills

Recent large-scale Chinese exercises simulating a possible invasion of Taiwan included one notable element: civilian ferries. These were placed offshore and used to launch and recover amphibious assault vehicles. In total, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) used seven ferries in its exercises. The use of civilian ferries to reinforce military amphibious warfare vessels is […]

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New law will end all exports of live cattle by sea from New Zealand

Conditions aboard Gulf Livestock 1, which declined in 2020 with significant loss of life (Safe NZ) Posted on September 30, 2022 at 5:12 p.m. by The Maritime Executive New Zealand will stop all exports of live cattle by sea from April next year thanks to a new law passed by the country’s parliament. […]

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Iron Ore Seaborne is down this year and Canada is no exception

JGlobal seaborne iron ore trade has trended lower so far this year, mainly due to lower iron ore imports from China. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “global iron ore loadings in the full 12 months of 2021 increased by +0.7% year-on-year to 1,555.3 million tonnes , according to ship […]

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Wärtsilä unveils the AHTI innovation vessel, creating an at-sea test center for tomorrow’s solutions

Wärtsilä Voyage, part of the Wärtsilä Technology Group, today unveiled its new demonstration and innovation vessel, AHTI, at SMM in Hamburg, Germany. With AHTI, Wärtsilä Voyage has created a maritime environment where customers can test Wärtsilä Voyage’s own technologies, as well as solutions from its technology partners. These trials will be conducted in real and […]

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Rise in maritime trade and shipping industry is driving the global marine lubricants market, states Fact.MR

DONE.MR The marine lubricants market is expected to generate an absolute $1.1 billion opportunity by 2032, driven by the booming marine industry Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to recent analysis by Fact.MR, a market research firm, the global marine lubricants market is expected to surpass the USD 7.1 billion valuation […]

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The increase in maritime trade and the shipping industry

Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to recent analysis by Fact.MR, a market research firm, the global marine lubricants market is expected to surpass the USD 7.1 billion valuation of by the end of 2032, and to grow at a significant CAGR of 1.5% in value over the assessment period. Growing […]

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Marine Dynamic Positioning System Market Report 2022: Rising Maritime Trade and Rise in Dynamically Positioned Vessels Driving Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Marine Dynamic Positioning System Market by Subsystem, By Equipment Class, By Application, By Sales Channel: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030” has been added. at from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Several countries have increased their naval capabilities by purchasing several state-of-the-art ships and equipment. For example, in November 2021, the Italian Coast Guard […]

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EU ban hits Russian sea coal exports

(Bloomberg) Russian sea coal exports have been effectively halted by a European Union ban on 27-nation bloc entities that ship fuel to anywhere in the world. Suek JSC, Russia’s largest thermal coal miner, has been unable to ship fuel since mid-August, according to people familiar with the situation who asked not to be named because […]

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Russian oil exports by sea increase in August as impact of sanctions remains moderate

Russian exports of crude oil and petroleum products by sea continued to escape the push of Western sanctions during the first half of August, exceeding 6 million barrels per day for the first time since they reached a post-pandemic high in April, according to tanker tracking data. Crude exports from Russia increased by 140,000 bpd […]

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1950 Battle of Hainan relevant to future sea landings, says PLA

China’s military command responsible for the Taiwan Strait says a 1950 battle highlights a “winning code” for combat. Social media posts about a Battle of Hainan exhibit follow unprecedented drills around Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Loading Something is loading. The People’s Liberation Army’s Eastern Theater Command – whose area of ​​responsibility includes the Taiwan […]

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Marine Battery Market – Increasing Maritime Trade Globally

Pune, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — marine battery market By Vendor Assessment, Technology Assessment, Partner & Customer Ecosystem, Type/Solution, Service, Organization Size, End-Use Industries & Region – Global Marine Battery Market Forecast to 2030, Released By market data center, the marine battery market is expected to grow at a steady pace over the forecast […]

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Marine Battery Market – Rising Maritime Trade Globally and Demand for Electric and Hybrid Passenger Vessels to Drive the Market

Market data center Marine Battery Market 2022-2030 – Vendor Assessment (Company Profiles, Market Positioning, Strategies, Recent Developments, Capabilities and Product Offerings/Mapping), Technology Assessment (Developments and Economic Impact), Ecosystem of partners and customers (product services, proposition and key features) Competitiveness index and regional footprint by MDC Research Pune, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — marine battery […]

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India set to overtake China as top importer of Russian crude transported by sea

India, fueled by its appetite for cut-price Urals qualities, is believed to have overtaken China as the top destination for Russian crude oil transported by sea this month. Overall Russian crude oil imports to India are expected to top 1 million barrels per day (bpd) in July, of which Urals crude accounted for 880,000 bpd […]

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Maritime iron ore trade steady as ton-mile demand rises

Jhe global seaborne iron ore trade has remained fairly stable over the past year and a half, but changes in ton-mile demand are making a difference, with Japan being a prime example. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “global iron ore loadings in the full 12 months of 2021 increased […]

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U.S. Peabody Cuts 2022 Marine Thermal Coal Production Forecast Amid Rain, COVID Impact

Peabody Energy, the largest coal producer in the United States, cut its production forecast for the full year of marine thermal coal by 1 to 1.3 million short tons as rains impacted productivity in second quarter, while absenteeism related to COVID-19 is expected to impact production. in the third quarter, the company said in its […]

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Grain export deal could lead to reopening of 65% of Ukraine’s maritime capacity

Written by Nick Blenkey Before Ukrainian grain exports can resume, sea mines will have to be cleared. [Romanian Navy photograph] There are at least some encouraging signs that maritime grain exports from Ukraine could resume in a few days. Under a deal Turkey brokered on July 22, bulk carriers will be escorted to ports through […]

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Marine Coal Market Growth | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Jhe global marine coal market rose further, in the first half of 2022, following the significant rise in 2021. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “after a disastrous 2020, with the world hit by lockdowns and recession all over the place, global shipping coal trade managed to rebound to some […]

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Rising international trade by sea should support growth

The global Marine Oil Market is likely to register a steady CAGR during the assessment period of 2020-2030. The growth can be mainly attributed to the increasing demand from various end-use industries, especially from regions such as East Asia where the most lucrative prospects are likely to be offered to the stakeholders. However, the market […]

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Sri Lankan president seeks escape by sea after airport standoff

COLUMBUS: The Sri Lankan president was planning to use a navy patrol boat to flee the island on Tuesday after a humiliating confrontation with immigration at the airport, official sources said. Gotabaya Rajapaksa vowed to step down on Wednesday and pave the way for a “peaceful transition of power” following widespread protests against him over […]

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Sri Lankan president seeks escape by sea after airport standoff and Sri Lankan crisis

July 12, 2022, 3:00 PM IST The 73-year-old leader fled his official residence in Colombo just before tens of thousands of protesters swarmed it on Saturday. He then wanted to travel to Dubai, officials said. Colombo: The Sri Lankan president was planning to use a navy patrol boat to flee the island on Tuesday after […]

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The EU market is the largest in the world for imports of crude oil transported by sea

JThe EU is again the largest importer of crude oil by sea. As a result, the overhaul of crude oil exchanges and the banning of Russian oil are expected to play a major role in the future of oil freight markets. In its latest weekly report, ship broker Banchero Costa said that “2021 has been […]

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Chinese imports of Russian crude by sea jumped 51.4% in May

VSChina’s crude oil imports have doubled between 2011 and 2021 and now account for 20% of global crude oil volumes transported by sea. While Chinese marine crude oil imports from January to May 2022 are down 2.2% YoY, a 51.4% m/m increase in imports from Russia helped lift Chinese imports by maritime crude at 42.6 […]

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Global maritime coal supply in the second quarter is expected to increase by 12% thanks to increased exports from Indonesia and Russia

According to Commodities at Sea, S&P Global Market Intelligence, global shipping coal shipments for the first 26 days of June 2022 increased 13% year-on-year (y/y) to 100.7 million metric tons (mt). While shipments increased significantly from Indonesia, Russia and Australia, numbers were lower from Colombia. Shipping coal shipments to mainland China declined over the same […]

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Oil trade; Asia imports more Russian oil transported by sea than

Nearly four months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Russian Urals crude has seen a shift in flow from its traditional market in Europe to Asia. Since the beginning of the war, based on the average of March to May 2022, Indian imports of Urals crude have increased by 658% compared to 2021 levels, while for China, […]

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Russian oil exports by sea may find ways to circumvent EU insurance ban: sources

Some shipping sources are unconvinced that an EU insurance ban will prevent shipowners from seeking Russian barrels as more distant alternative insurance providers remain an option, they said on June 15. Tanker owners also take advantage of exorbitant freight rates for trips out of Russia, as that oil still finds homes despite a barrage of […]

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BHIC bullish on maritime trade

KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Heavy Industries Corp. Bhd (BHIC) sees better prospects in 2022 amid improving and favorable economic conditions, the government’s commitment to safeguarding national defense and security, and a strong order book. In a statement yesterday, BHIC Managing Director Sharifuddin Md Zaini Al-Manaf said the group was optimistic in view of the increase in […]

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Russian oil production up 5%; Maritime exports up 9.5%

Russia’s oil production rose nearly 5% in the first half of June from May, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a source familiar with the production statistics. Average daily oil production, including condensate, was 1.46 million tonnes in the first 13 days of June, 68,000 tonnes above May levels, the news agency reported. […]

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Maritime iron ore trade down in first four months of 2022 as Chinese demand declines

SIron ore trade has fallen 2% so far in the first four months of 2022 as Chinese demand has not been as strong. In a recent weekly report, shipbroker Banchero Costa noted that “global iron ore loadings in the full 12 months of 2021 increased by +0.7% year-on-year to 1,555.3 million tonnes , according to […]

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Remembering the greatest seaborne invasion in history

A landing craft approaching Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (USN) Posted on June 6, 2022 at 12:15 a.m. by The Maritime Executive June 6, 2022 marks the 78th anniversary of the launch of Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day. The beach landings in Normandy, France, […]

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Global maritime coal trade fell by 4% in the first four months of 2022

Oith the return of coal as a major energy source, it is worth examining the situation of the major coal exporters and the maritime coal market in general. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “after a disastrous 2020, with the world hit by lockdowns and recession just about everywhere, global […]

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Central US could face power outages during peak summer demand

Expectations of higher electricity demand this summer and possible supply cuts have raised concerns that the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) balancing authority will face tight reserve margins for the peak of summer demand, the EIA said on Friday. Balancing authorities must ensure that wholesale electricity markets have sufficient electricity generation capacity to meet consumer […]

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EU bans Russian oil transported by sea to intensify changes in trade flows

The EU has agreed to ban imports of Russian oil by sea, accounting for more than two-thirds of Russian crude deliveries to the bloc, in a move that is expected to further reshape global energy flows and add to price pressures as buyers are looking for alternative supplies. Brent futures for August rose 1.6%, or […]

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China’s sabbatical in maritime coal market hints at focus on self-reliance

Even though China’s reliance on coal-fired power isn’t expected to decrease anytime soon, indications from data and policymakers suggest that the world’s largest coal producer and consumer may be actively seeking to meet the majority of its needs thanks to national production. China has shown its determination to increase its national coal production this year […]

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The Commodities Feed: EU bans Russian oil imports by sea

EnergyEU members eventually agreed to a ban on Russian oil. However, the deal has been significantly watered down from the original proposal. Instead of targeting all imports of Russian crude oil, the EU will ban imports of Russian maritime crude oil for the next 6 months. This would make it possible to ensure the supply […]

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Marine propeller market worth $5.68 billion by 2029

Fortune Business Insights The companies covered in the marine propeller market are AB Volvo (Sweden), Brunswick Corporation (USA), Kongsberg Gruppen (Norway), Mecklenburger Metallguss GmbH (Germany), Bruntons Propellers Ltd. (UK), Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Korea), Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan), MAN SE (Germany), NAKASHIMA PROPELLER Co., Ltd. (Japan), Rolls-Royce plc (UK), SCHOTTEL Group (Germany), Michigan […]

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China launches world’s first AI-powered marine drone carrier

China last week launched the world’s first maritime drone carrier capable of operating on its own. The 290ft vessel will transport, launch, recover and coordinate the actions of more than 50 other autonomous air, surface and underground vehicles. Named Zhu Hai Yun, construction of the ship in Guangzhou by Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard, a subsidiary of […]

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DARPA launches maritime heavy-lift aircraft project

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has spear a long-range heavy-lift marine aircraft project. The Liberty Lifter project aims to integrate the heavy and high-speed airlift capabilities of today’s transport aircraft without the need to take off and land on a runway. Offers operational flexibility With no required runway and port facilities, the aircraft […]

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Seaborne Oil, a lifeline for German and Polish refiners

Oil transported by sea has thrown a lifeline to refiners in eastern Germany and Poland, with non-Russian deliveries to the Polish port of Gdansk hitting at least seven-year highs this month as that they turn away from Russian supplies. Imports booked for May in Gdansk from Egypt, the United States, Norway, Britain and West Africa […]

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The global ISO tank container market will be boosted by the increase in maritime trade due to its convenience during the forecast period 2021-2026

Expert Market Research’s new report titled ‘Global ISO Tank Container Market Report and Forecast 2021-2026’, gives an in-depth analysis of the global ISO Tank Container market, assessing the market based on its segments such as mode of transportation, container type, application and major regions. The report tracks the latest industry trends and studies their impact […]

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Indian buyers pay high prices for marine thermal coal as stocks fall and demand rises

Indian thermal coal buyers have started paying sky-high prices to import the fuel, unlike the traditional low-cost buying model, as domestic stocks near critical levels amid soaring demand for fuel. summer electricity, sources told S&P Global Commodity Insights April 28. Several exchanges to India for 4,200 kcal/kg of GAR coal of Indonesian origin were concluded […]

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EU LNG maritime imports are increasing at a breakneck pace

Jhe rate at which the EU has imported LNG by sea has been enormous since the beginning of the year, due to the situation in Ukraine. In a recent report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “in 2021, the European Union (27) was the world’s third largest maritime importer of LNG, with a share of […]

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Oceanside’s Seaborne cafe floats my boat

Where: Seaborne Coffee, 332 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054 What: Batch Brew Black Coffee: Single Origin Guatemala from Revolution Roasters Tasting notes: hazelnut, milk chocolate, creamy Price: $3.52 after tax What I listen to: Fruit Bats, “Cazadera” The threat of rain mingles with the musk of the marine layer of fog. Clouds waver over […]

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China’s coal imports in March rebound after two years of low and expensive sea cargo weights

China’s coal imports rebounded in March from a two-year low in February, but were still 40% lower than the corresponding period last year, as buyers turned away from expensive imports and turned to the domestic supply at capped prices. The world’s largest consumer of coal, China imported 16.42 million tonnes of coal last month, data […]

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ArcticInfo ‒ A digital service for safer maritime travel in the Arctic

ArcticInfo ‒ A digital service for safer maritime travel in the Arctic ArcticInfo provides important information about Arctic navigation conditions, supporting decisions for safer navigation in Arctic waters. Map-based and accessible to everyone, ArcticInfo covers large areas off the coasts of Norway, Iceland, Russia, Canada and Greenland, as well as the Barents Sea and the […]

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Tea with photographer Kate Seaborne

How did you get to Oak Bay? My husband and I were working at the University of Victoria, and in the spring of 1986 we started house hunting in Oak Bay. We fell for a little 1912 cottage with a great view of McNeill Bay and the Olympic Mountains and bought it in an instant. […]

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China’s maritime thermal coal demand set to rebound on summer storage, railway maintenance

Demand for China’s maritime coal is expected to increase in the near term as domestic buyers seek supplies ahead of the summer and railway maintenance is expected to hamper the supply chain in April, sources said. market at S&P Global Commodity Insights. Expectations for an increase in thermal coal demand come at a time when […]

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The restaurant pontoon for maritime customers is a new threat to the coastline

The Beef Bar restaurant on the Dawret il-Gżejjer promenade in Bugibba is applying for permits for three single point moorings and a 15m long floating pontoon for the foreshore next to the Serena lido. Although not designated a bathing area, the seabed is part of a larger marine protected area and the rocky foreshore is […]

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Maritime trade with Russia drops by 58% since the start of the invasion of Ukraine

Maritime trade with Russia has fallen 58% since the invasion of Ukraine began 22 days ago, new data from financial data provider Refinitiv reveals as images emerge of empty shelves in many cities of the largest country in the world. Sanctions are clearly working and the dangers inherent in approaching the war zone – with […]

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China’s iron ore port discount to maritime prices drops in March as import demand declines

China’s iron ore port price discount to maritime prices narrowed by $5.87/mt in one month and is expected to continue to decline in the second half of March amid weaker maritime demand than expected. forecast, despite high inventory levels in major Chinese ports and expectations. a recovery in domestic steel production in the second quarter. […]

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Crisis in Ukraine diverts attention from major trends in maritime LNG market, analyst says

March 10, 2022 Using Value of ships data, Vivek Srivastava, Senior Trade Analyst, explores rising global gas prices amid events unfolding between Russia and Ukraine. “The Ukraine crisis has sent global gas prices skyrocketing, but there may be larger forces at work in the maritime LNG market,” Srivastava said in a VesselValue statement. LNG volumes […]

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High marine thermal coal prices increase the risk of renegotiations and buyer defaults

High sea thermal coal prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased the risk of contract default by price-sensitive buyers in Asia, as index values ​​rose significantly amid global supply shortage, market sources told S&P Global Commodity Insights on March 7. Since the contracts are linked to the index and the index values ​​have increased for […]

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China eyeing non-ferrous metal exports as shipping prices soar in Ukraine dispute: sources

Some China-based non-ferrous metal producers and traders are looking for export opportunities after maritime prices rose sharply due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, while losses widened on imports, sources said. industry on March 4. China’s domestic prices for non-ferrous metals, such as aluminum, alumina, copper and nickel, have not kept up with rising maritime prices after […]

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Russian maritime LNG exports reached 30.3 million tons

Jhe current situation in Ukraine has a direct impact on maritime transport markets, with Russian maritime exports being driven out of the market. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “Russia is the world’s fourth largest maritime exporter of liquefied natural gas, after Qatar, Australia and the United States. In calendar […]

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Russia’s maritime gas supply to Europe disrupted by looming port bans

Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies to Europe have been disrupted by uncertainty over whether ships can offload cargo in European ports due to sanctions imposed on Moscow, ship tracking data shows and commercial sources. The disruption comes at a time when Europe is facing record natural gas prices due to a tight supply that […]

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Port of Hamburg sea freight recovers in 2021

After the slowdown of the previous year caused by the corona pandemic, in 2021 the trend of sea freight throughput in the port of Hamburg was more positive than expected. This totaled 128.7 million tonnes, almost 2% more than the first year of the corona pandemic. At 8.7 million TEUs (standard 20ft containers), container handling […]

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SBMA Bullish on Subic Sea Trade

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) expects a stronger position in regional maritime trade this year following the first call in Clark Freeport on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from maritime giant Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), as well as relaunches the port visit of the Taiwanese shipping company Wan Hai. SBMA President and Administrator Wilma T. […]

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Firm Asian thermal coal prices and high freight have hurt shipping deals with the ancient Chinese

Firm marine thermal coal prices and volatile freight rates have dampened interest from former Chinese markets in Asia such as Thailand, Vietnam and India, market sources told S&P Global Platts. These markets are expected to return in March on the expectation that prices and freight will ease for purchases in April. Prices rose after Indonesia’s […]

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China’s new Russian crude futures deal unlikely to hurt maritime flows

Russia’s new crude oil pipeline deal is unlikely to significantly dent seaborne flows to Asia’s top oil consumer, but it will help build larger strategic oil reserves in the northwest and will give refiners in the region the confidence to increase throughput, analysts said Feb. 8. The deal, which comes at a time when oil […]

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Global maritime trade volumes are expected to increase by 3.4% this year

Global maritime trade volumes have returned to pre-Covid levels and are on track to grow 3.4% this year, according to new data and forecasts from Clarkson Research Services. The amount of cargo shipped by sea last year rebounded 3.4% in terms of tonnes and ton-miles, with volumes totaling 12 billion tonnes, returning to 2019 levels […]

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Russia’s flagship maritime oil exports set to slump

Exports of Russia’s flagship crude oil from its Baltic Sea ports are set to fall in February to the lowest level in five months, at a time when Russia would also struggle to increase oil production as much as its OPEC+ quota. permits. . Russia is expected to ship from its Baltic ports next month […]

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Rise in maritime trade due to increase in trade relations and economic growth to increase the market for marine spreader lights

Marine Spreader Lights Market Research, Key Players, Growth Analysis and Forecast 2022-2032 ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, Jan. 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — 250-page market research conducted on the marine spray lights market by Fact.MR, a market research and intelligence provider competitive, offers vital insights into key factors and its consequent impact on the demand and sales of […]

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Maritime traffic on the Northern Sea Route as of December 17 exceeds 33.5 million tonnes

[ad_1] Volume is expected to exceed 34 million tonnes by year-end results The volume of maritime traffic on the Northern Sea Route (NSR, Sevmorput), as of December 17, 2021, reached more than 33.5 million tonnes, Rosatom said. The figures are based on freight traffic statistics provided by the Maritime Operations Headquarters, Atomflot (part of the […]

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State-of-the-art Russian helicopter carriers will provide flight deck for maritime drones – Army & Defense

MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. Project 23900 multi-purpose amphibious assault ships Ivan Rogov and Mitrofan Moskalenko currently under construction at the Zaliv shipyard in Kerch on the Crimean Peninsula will be adapted to carry attack and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles, said a shipbuilding industry source told TASS on Tuesday. “In addition to carrying a maritime helicopter […]

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State-of-the-art maritime platform being developed to carry deck-based drones – Military & Defense

MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. Russia is developing a state-of-the-art navy platform that will serve as a flight deck for tactical and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles, a shipbuilding industry source told TASS on Monday. “Today, work is underway to design a multi-purpose platform for the Navy to carry large numbers of tactical drones and unmanned aerial […]

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Column: China and India solve local coal supply, but maritime prices remain high: Russell

An excavator sifts through low-grade coal dunes near a coal mine in Pingdingshan, Henan province, China November 5, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 13 (Reuters) – China and India appear to have largely resolved their domestic coal supply problems, but their success in boosting production […]

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Demand for maritime LPG is higher this year despite a mixed picture from one region to another

The global LPG maritime trade has improved this year, which has helped LPG shipping companies. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said “Global LPG trade has remained fairly positive so far in 2021, despite the global impact of COVID-19. Even in 2020, total LPG imports by sea increased + 0.9% year-on-year to […]

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Engineers teach marine robots to navigate ocean currents

Engineers from the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) have developed an AI algorithm to help an autonomous drone swim, using ocean currents to aid its navigation. Eventually, these marine robots could explore the oceans of Earth and other worlds, such as Europe, by monitoring the conditions of environments inaccessible to humans. “When we want robots […]

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China redraws the maritime LNG map and turns to America for supplies

China redrew the map of global LNG trade by sea this year, dismissing trade disputes with America, to dramatically raise the overall ton-mile scenario for LNG carriers, which have achieved record gains more than $300,000 a day in the past month. The United States is now China’s second largest LNG supplier, having overtaken Qatar, Malaysia […]

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Maritime coal trade increases in 2021 with the emergence of new routes

[ad_1] SThe airborne coal trade has reversed the downward trend of the past two years, with 2021 being in positive territory so far. In a recent weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “2021 continues to see a steady but consistent recovery in demand for coal and therefore trade as well. During the first […]

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Marine diesel trades ready for recovery

Global gas oil and diesel markets are tightening at an “alarming” rate, with supply shortages now hitting key consumer markets around the world, according to a new report from Alphatanker. U.S. refined product markets tightened well ahead of other key consumer markets, largely because U.S. refinery throughputs struggled to rise above average levels after a […]

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Port of Hamburg reports growth in ocean freight handling

[ad_1] In the first three quarters of 2021 The German port of Hamburg recorded a 2.9% increase in sea freight throughput, reaching 95.8 million tonnes in the first nine months of 2021. However, the port warned that international transport chains would continue to be unstable for the remainder of the year, with global container ports […]

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Danish Ship Finance warns of slower growth in maritime trade volumes next year

[ad_1] Danish Ship Finance has released its latest semi-annual report on shipping markets with plenty of projections for shipping to digest. Danish Ship Finance analysts expect maritime trade volume growth to slow in 2022 to 3% from 4% this year, with no support expected from longer travel distances. Container, dry bulk, product and gas tanker […]