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Svanehøj acquires Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

AJOT | September 17, 2021 | Maritime News

PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service - South China India Express (SIX)
PIL launches new South China to India West Coast Service - South China India Express (SIX)

AJOT | September 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

To complement their existing service to India’s West Coast, Pacific International Lines (PIL) has announced the launch of a new weekly direct service connecting South China and North Vietnam to India’s West Coast.

Ship owner says commodity freight rates close to going parabolic
Ship owner says commodity freight rates close to going parabolic

Bloomberg | September 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk | International Trade | Commodity

An owner of commodity hauling freighters said rates for the ships are close to the point of spiking sharply higher and mirroring an unprecedented surge in costs for transporting manufactured goods.

Shipping insiders caution against new capacity as prices surge
Shipping insiders caution against new capacity as prices surge

Bloomberg | September 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

Shipowners and financiers should avoid sinking money into new container vessels despite a global crunch because record orders have driven up prices, according to industry insiders.

Statement by Commissioner Bentzel on Commission vote on demurrage and detention and notice of proposed rule making

AJOT | September 15, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Demand for iron ore & steel drives activity across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system
Demand for iron ore & steel drives activity across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system

AJOT | September 15, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk | Ports & Terminals

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership today reported that American and Canadian ports in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System handled 20,723,000 metric tons of cargo shipped through the St. Lawrence Seaway (Seaway) from the opening of the Seaway on March 22, 2021, through August 31, 2021 (i.e., Year-to-date or YTD).

Brittany Ferries and CMA CGM form a partnership in passenger and freight transport

AJOT | September 14, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM to launch INDAMEX 2 connecting the Indian Subcontinent with the US East Coast
CMA CGM to launch INDAMEX 2 connecting the Indian Subcontinent with the US East Coast

AJOT | September 14, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM has announced the launch of the INDAMEX 2, a complementary service to the current INDAMEX, offering optimized connections to/from the INDIAN SUBCONTINENT and the US EAST COAST.

[FBX Weekly] CMA CGM caps spot rates as typhoon disrupts ports in Shanghai

AJOT | September 14, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

Shipping lines think spot rates have peaked
Shipping lines think spot rates have peaked

Bloomberg | September 14, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

One of the world’s biggest shipping lines has decided to stop increasing spot freight rates on routes out of Asia to Europe and the U.S. as it sees an end to the rally that has seen prices hit records.

Commodity shipping rates post biggest daily gain in a decade
Commodity shipping rates post biggest daily gain in a decade

Bloomberg | September 14, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

In an already banner year for shipping, commodity carriers just saw their biggest daily gain in a decade.

Himber named Maritime Exchange president

AJOT | September 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

The world’s shippers are earning the most money since 2008
The world’s shippers are earning the most money since 2008

Bloomberg | September 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

The global shipping industry is getting its biggest payday since 2008 as the combination of booming demand for goods and a global supply chain that’s collapsing under the weight of Covid-19 drives freight prices ever higher.

MSC launches new Transpacific shuttle service connecting China and Long Beach
MSC launches new Transpacific shuttle service connecting China and Long Beach

AJOT | September 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

In response to the continued strong Transpacific market demand and to further support the challenging service schedules for North America West Coast, MSC will announce two new weekly shuttles, connecting south and central China with Long Beach.

Abu Dhabi Ports and CMA CGM Group sign 35-year concession agreement
Abu Dhabi Ports and CMA CGM Group sign 35-year concession agreement

AJOT | September 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

A state-of-the-art terminal with a capacity of 1.8 million TEUs to open in 2024 with an investment of AED 570 million (USD 154 million) in the new terminal which will make Khalifa Port a regional hub for three of world’s top four shipping companies.

Cyber incident impacts Texas MTSA facility

AJOT | September 13, 2021 | Maritime News

EST-Floattech launches new battery designs
EST-Floattech launches new battery designs

AJOT | September 10, 2021 | Maritime News | Technology | Energy News | Alternative

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