August 2021 Issue
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Shipping & Transport

SFL sells seven vessels

SFL Corporation Ltd. recently announced that it has agreed to sell its seven handysize dry bulk vessels

Port of Bécancour enjoys strategic location

The Port of Bécancour enjoys strategic location on the St. Lawrence River

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels”

ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business.

Dry Bulk: Week 36

The Capesize market staged a dramatic turnabout at weeks end after seeing several days of value eroded off each route in the market.

Jumbo’s height of engineering

Jumbo delivers three fully assembled shipyard cranes to Italian ports

Pilbara Ports August 2021 shipping figures

Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 59.9 million tonnes (Mt) for August 2021.

New Guidelines For Carriage Of Containers In Bulk Carriers

Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed a formalized approach to support the safe carriage of containers in bulk carriers.

LR and Inmarsat collaborate to develop a remote survey solution

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Inmarsat, have announced an industry-first collaboration between a satellite communications provider and classification society...

Major investment programme at Port of Gdansk

The expansion of roads and tracks in the area of the Przemyslowe Quay at the Port of Gdansk is about to start.

Dry-bulk surveys by WMS Marine

WMS Marine, based in Port of Brisbane, Australia, evidences an organized approach to managing safety

New grain season for Port of Riga

Recently, about 190 thousand tons of grain products were handled at the port terminals.

BIMCO calls on shipowners for biofouling management information

BIMCO is launching a new survey with the aim of gathering information from shipowners about the effectiveness of their anti-fouling systems (AFS).

Dry Bulk: Week 35

The Capesize market crested over the past week as the 5TC retracted $4452 since last Friday to close out at $46,647.

Fednav signs agreement for ten newbuilds

New Ocean-going Lakers represent the most efficient vessels to date for Fednav

Veson Nautical announces acquisition of Oceanbolt

Innovative Market Data Solution for Bulk Commodities and Shipping Operations Acquired by Commercial Maritime Software Leader.

Shipping recovery benefits professionals

In the global shipping market the first half of 2021 has seen a remarkable revival although one of the main sectors remained subdued.

Strengthening commodity trends

Although the broad outlook for commodity imports into a wide range of countries looks favourable, some differences among elements are prominent.

Dry Bulk: Week 34

Both the overall index and 5 time charter (5TC) average climbed back to positive territory at the end of the week after a mid-week decline.

Class Act - Bulker Classification

DNV’s new Compliance Planner for easy regulatory tracking and compliance

Wattlab makes inland shipping sustainable

In the Rotterdam port, inland shipping vessels are sailing with ultra-thin but robust solar panels on the hatches.

NGFA commends Senate for passing infrastructure deal

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684), will provide much-needed investments to modernize the U.S. transportation system.

MOL and Tata Steel explore GHG emissions reduction technologies

MOL and Tata Steel explore GHG emissions reduction technologies to deploy an environment friendly bulk carrier.

Dry Bulk: Week 33

Capesize: Both the BCI and time charter average climbed to the highest point of the year this week.

Seacon Group raises the sails to support AHOY Centre

Port of London based freight transport provider has committed to fund charity’s apprenticeship programme for five years.

Grounding of bulker Crimson Polaris off Hachinohe

In response to the grounding that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe, 10 NYK employees were dispatched on August 18 to assist in the area clean-up.

MacGregor telescopic cranes for Manson

MacGregor to deliver telescopic cranes for Manson Construction’s Frederick Paup

Recommended Net Zero Hub status for Firth of Forth

Forth Ports welcomes independent research recommending Net Zero Hub status for Firth of Forth

SFT supplies Cone Fenders to bulk terminal in Honduras

ShibataFenderTeam supplies Cone Fenders for Bulk Terminal in Puerto Cortés, Honduras

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