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Singapore ranked best shipping centre for fifth consecutive year

Singapore has topped the 2018 International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index as the world’s best shipping centre for the fifth year in a row,...

South Carolina Ports Authority Has Reported Record Container Volumes in FY 2018

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has reported record container volumes handled during the 2018 fiscal year.  SCPA’s container throughput was 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units...

Tariffs Make World’s Biggest Shipping Company’s Life Even Tougher

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S may struggle to make a profit this year after the U.S. and China descended into a trade war that promises to hurt...

Croatia is set to partner with China for Port Progress

Croatia is set to partner with China to carry out infrastructure projects including ports and railways. At a meeting in Sofia between China’s Premier Li...

Higher quality standards for shipping fuel seen boosting Reliance’s refining margins

Tougher quality standards for fuel oil powering ships are expected to boost the refining margins of Reliance Industries Ltd, which has already upgraded to...

China’s port restrictions disrupt berthing

A wave of stricter port restrictions in south China has left steel producers searching for alternative ports to allow them to berth vessels carrying...

Higher container equipment prices to squeeze leasing rate returns

Container equipment rental rates and cash investment returns remain weak, despite last year’s recovery. But an earlier rise in container prices which lifted values...

Ferry Runs Aground at Southern Tip of Pulau Tekong

At 11.42pm on 9 July 2018, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore received a report that an Indonesian-flagged ferry, SRI KANDI 99, ran...

Queue at Australian PWCS coal terminals falls on week to 11 vessels

Port Waratah Coal Services terminals at Newcastle port in eastern Australia had 11 ships waiting offshore Sunday, compared with 18 a week ago, the...

U.S. Oil Sellers May Look to India as alternative buyers

American oil producers may find a new friend in India as they brace for a trade war with China that could curb U.S. shipments. Refiners in China were the...