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Brazil on Track to Become World Maize Export Leader in '23

May 10, 2023

“Brazil remains on track for a record maize harvest this year, and exports could rise 8% in 2023. Brazil could thereby become the world’s largest maize exporter this year, which would partially offset weaker harvests in the US, Argentina, and Ukraine, and benefit panamax and supramax ships,” says Filipe Gouveia, Shipping Analyst at BIMCO.Exports of Brazilian maize are expected to strengthen from June onwards as Brazil harvests this year’s second maize crop…

Australia and Germany to Collaborate on Green Hydrogen

Sep 18, 2023

Australia’s Tasmanian Government has signed a Joint Declaration of Intent with the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, in Germany, to collaborate on green hydrogen development.Minister for Energy and Renewables, Guy Barnett said the government has…

Global Rice Exports Could Fall Due to India’s Restrictions

Aug 31, 2023

Global rice exports could fall by at least 4% in 2023 because of India’s restrictions on exports and El Niño’s impact on supply, says Filipe Gouveia, Shipping Analyst at BIMCO.“Replacing India’s rice exports is challenging, as India accounts for almost 40% of the world’s export of rice…

Three Countries Began Importing LNG this Year

Aug 30, 2023

Global LNG import capacity is set to expand by 16%, or 23 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), by the end of 2024 compared with 2022, reports the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).Estimates based on trade press and data by the International…

Kwinana Green Hydrogen Hub Concept Study Complete

Aug 29, 2023

Western Australia is a step closer to the creation of a large-scale green hydrogen hub with bp completing its concept development phase study into its energy hub H2Kwinana.bp is transitioning its former oil refinery site into an energy hub. Subject to internal and Government approvals…

Energy Transfer Seeks New LNG Export License After Extension Denied

Aug 20, 2023

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer on Friday requested a new and expedited export license for its proposed Lake Charles, Louisiana, LNG plant, according to a filing with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).The department in May had refused a…

Venture Global LNG Blasts Complaints Over Lack of LNG Cargoes

Aug 07, 2023

Venture Global LNG on Monday lashed out at some customers signed up to take LNG cargoes from a Louisiana export facility, claiming they 'have chosen to misrepresent confidential long-term contracts.'A public spat is heating up over the lack of shipments to Venture Global LNG customers' BP…

Piedmont Lithium Makes First Commercial Shipment from NAL

Aug 03, 2023

Piedmont Lithium has made its first commercial shipment of spodumene concentrate produced by North American Lithium (NAL).NAL is a wholly owned by Sayona Quebec, a joint venture between Piedmont (25%) and Sayona Mining (75%).NAL made the initial 20…

EU Proposes Customs Reform

May 17, 2023

The EU Commission has put forward proposals for the most ambitious and comprehensive reform of the EU Customs Union since its establishment in 1968. The changes are expected to be implemented gradually from 2028. The measures proposed will massively simplify customs processes for business…

Study: Ammonia-Fueled Bulk Carriers Could Ship Australian Iron Ore by 2028

May 15, 2023

A new study from the West Australia – East Asia Iron Ore Green Corridor Consortium finds that ships powered by clean ammonia could be deployed on the iron ore trade routes between West Australia and East Asia by 2028 and reach 5% adoption by 2030…

Provaris Plans Green Hydrogen Export from Norway to Europe

May 09, 2023

Completion of a pre-feasibility study by Provaris Energy and Norwegian Hydrogen has identified a low-cost project for the export of green hydrogen from Norway to Europe using Provaris’s compressed hydrogen floating storage and carriers.A preferred…

Australia's Exports to China Hit Record Highs

May 04, 2023

Australia's exports to China surged to record highs in March as the Asian giant sucked in more iron for its steel industry and lowered barriers to thermal coal shipments amid thawing diplomatic relations.Data out on Thursday showed exports of Australian goods to China hit A$19 billion ($12…

Brazil Bans Live Animal Exports

Apr 30, 2023

Brazil has banned the export of live cattle from all its ports.Reuters reports that federal judge Djalma Gomes’s ruling states: 'Animals are not things. They are sentient living beings, that is, individuals who feel hunger, thirst, pain, cold…

Indonesia to Allow Miners to Ship Copper Concentrate until 2024

Apr 30, 2023

Indonesia will allow miners Freeport Indonesia and Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara to continue exporting copper concentrate until next year, despite a ban starting this June, to allow for their smelters to be completed, the mining minister said on Friday…

Perdaman Breaks Ground on Australia’s Biggest Urea Project

Apr 27, 2023

Perdaman has commenced construction of its A$6 billion Pilbara urea project - the first new gas manufacturing project in the Pilbara in more than a decade.Located 20 kilometres north-west of Karratha, Australia, the project will convert Western…

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