February 2019 Issue
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Tag: Financial / Economic

Fednav overcomes uncertainty over steel tariffs to enjoy successful year in 2018

For Fednav, 2018 was quite a year with respect to steel imports considering tariffs imposed by the United States.

Iron ore imports slow down in last 2 months; prices may go up by 7-10%

Iron ore imports, which have been rising since the beginning of the financial year, have started declining in the last couple of months.

Lloyd’s Register: Preparing for maritime cyber security challenge in Greece

Imagine you are an Information Security Manager for a shipping company and while docked in port, a service technician boards your ship to perform a software update of the Voyage Data Recorder system and unknowingly introduces a virus.

Dry Bulk Week 11: The Baltic Briefing

The Baltic Capesize market shrugged off its recent negative sentiment to post daily incremental improvements over the last week.

Global coal supply could fall short of demand in coming years

Global thermal coal demand is expected to increase in the coming years, but whether supply will be there to meet it remains questionable...

Brexit and foreign firms bring new jobs to Rotterdam

Last year, eleven British firms set up in Rotterdam in anticipation of Brexit. They represent nearly a third of the international firms that established a location in the port city last year, according to Rotterdam Partners.

Two big US funds keen on rescuing Hanjin Heavy

Two very big American funds are keen on rescuing the bankrupt Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil), a subsidiary of the Korean shipbuilder, a top official said.

Brazilian Soya Bean Exporters Set New Records

Brazilian soya bean exports are up 85.2% in the first two months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018

Fitch: Global Port Volumes to Grow

Global port volume will continue to grow over the next decade but at a slower pace than it has done since 2007 due to the US-China trade war and key industrial trends, according to credit ratings agency Fitch.

Moody’s Upgrades Panama Canal’s Long-Term Rating to A1

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured Bonds issued by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to A1 from A2, with a stable outlook.

Brazil iron ore shortfall could reach 90 million mt/year

The iron ore market could lose as much as 90 million mt/year of supplies from Brazil — about a quarter of the country’s total export capacity — from output curbs following the fatal tailings dam burst at Vale’s Corrego do Feijao mine...

Brexit fallout on UK finance intensifies

More than 275 financial firms are moving a combined $1.2 trillion in assets and funds and thousands of staff from Britain to the European Union in readiness for Brexit at a cost of up to $4 billion, a report from a think tank said on Monday.

Dry Bulk Week 10: The Baltic Briefing

Capesize - A faint glimmer of hope with the suggestion the market may have finally bottomed out, with owners attempting to resist further cuts in rates on some routes.

Terex announces £12 million production facility in Northern Ireland

Lifting and material processing machinery manufacturer Terex has announced plans to build a £12 million production facility in Derry, Northern Ireland, which it hopes will be operational this year.

Complimentary paper on global thermal coal trade

Argus has produced a complimentary white paper on the global coal market,

Italy aims to sign preliminary Belt and Road deal with China

Italy is negotiating a preliminary deal to become a part of China’s giant “Belt and Road” infrastructure plan to boost trade, a government official said, in a move that could upset the United States.

K Line To Reduce Fleet and Undertake Structural Reform

K Line announced yesterday it will carry out business structural reforms, mainly for profitability improvement and reduction of fleets being effected for the exposure to risks from market conditions

Grindrod reports positive results

Grindrod released its final results for the year ended 31 December 2018. Renewed focus on Freight Services, following Shipping’s spin-off in June 2018, has yielded positive results.

Emerging markets will seek concessions from the UK in post-Brexit trade deals, new research from Ti reveals

Survey respondents appear to have a broadly pessimistic view on the UK’s negotiating position in post-Brexit trade negotiations.

New Flowsafe ballast water management system will save costs for dry bulkers

A new Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) developed by Flow Water Technologies Ltd, called FlowSafe, can now be fitted in bulkers with Gravity discharge pumps.

EU set for trade talks with U.S. on March 6 amid concern over tariffs

The European Union’s top trade officials will update their U.S. counterparts this week on progress in obtaining a negotiating mandate for a EU-U.S. trade deal on industrial goods...

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