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A total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships (comprising nine actual incidents and one attempted incident) were reported in Asia during January-March 2019
Capesize - The market saw a steep ascent from the depths of last week. The Baltic Capesize Index (BCI) 5TC opened on Monday at $5,099, although by Friday’s close most gains were lost, and it finished up at $5,737, a modest gain of $638.
While the world has been enthralled by the US-China trade war, another extremely pressing situation is happening in the logistics industry...
A year ago, economic activity was accelerating in almost all regions of the world. One year later, much has changed.
The Capesize market over the past week looked to have found a floor on Tuesday with the BCI 5TC at $3460 before firming into the rest of the week, ending at $4881.
If the world was at risk of sliding into recession, policy makers appear to have pivoted in time to prevent it.
The United Nations’ shipping agency is working on tougher measures to clamp down on rogue shipping companies trying to use flag registries fraudulently to conceal their activities, officials said.
World trade will continue to face strong headwinds in 2019 and 2020 after growing more slowly than expected in 2018 due to rising trade tensions and increased economic uncertainty
The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Friday, marking its biggest quarterly decline in three years...
BIMCO is developing various clauses and contracts to help shipowners prepare for the IMO's global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels, starting January 1, 2020
The internet increasingly reduces the time and cost of collecting information.
The ISO:8217 standards are used by the shipping industry when sourcing bunker fuel and cover a variety of parameters and specifications allowed in the fuel.
Safe navigation at sea is dependent on good training, sound practice and long experience – and no organisation is better placed to draw on those qualities than the UK’s Royal Navy.
The public perception that some large multinational companies pay little tax has led to political demands for urgent action.
The UK P&I Club confirmed it has won approval from the Netherland’s financial regulator for a licence for its Rotterdam-based subsidiary UK P&I Club N.V. (UKNV).
Coal confirmed its leadership as leading fuel for electricity generation also in 2018, accounting for 40% of overall production and closing 2018 with a 3% increase in seaborne coal trade (1.239 million tons)
Confidence in the shipping industry has risen in the last three months despite ongoing geopolitical uncertainty