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China's COVID Woes Are Pressuring Supply Chains

Jan 06, 2023

Declining world supply chain pressures are being challenged by new disruptions in China tied to the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Federal Reserve reported on Friday.The regional Fed bank's December Global Supply Chain Pressure Index ticked down to 1.18 from November's revised 1.23 reading. According to the report, supply chain pressures have been easing notably since the spring of last year and bottomed in September…

Morgan Stanley Gets Behind Crowley's Offshore Wind Push

Aug 24, 2023

Morgan Stanley's infrastructure investment arm is teaming up with U.S. maritime, energy and logistics solutions company Crowley to advance offshore wind energy solutions for the United States.Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP)…

CMA CGM Braced for Weaker Profit Before Demand Picks up in 2024

Jul 28, 2023

French shipping group CMA CGM expects container freight demand to improve from next year but the group's profits will continue to ease this year as a slump in freight rates from record highs and a weak economy weigh on results, it said on Friday…

Headwinds Hamper the Poseidon Principles

Mar 30, 2023

The Poseidon Principles provide a platform for financing shipping’s sustainable future, but the technical guidance underpinning the initiative remains under scrutiny.In July 2023, the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Environment…

Investment Firm Arroyo Buys Into LNG Bunkering

Jan 24, 2023

Houston-based investment manager Arroyo Investors announced it has closed an investment in Seaside LNG and its affiliated entities, an integrated shore-side liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction and bunkering platform in the U.S. Financial details were not disclosed…

Wanted: A Sea-change in Climate Finance for Oceans

Dec 28, 2022

The oceans are inextricably connected to the health of the planet, and of humans: they absorb up to 30% of annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 90% of excess heat, and over 3 billion people — almost half the global population — depend directly…

Suez Canal Open to Foreign Investment, Sovereignty Protected

Dec 22, 2022

Egypt's Suez Canal welcomes foreign investment but foreigners would have no control over the waterway or over a proposed fund that would help to manage its resources, the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Thursday.SCA Chairman Osama…

Alternative Fuels, Newbuilds and Retrofits are Key to Marine Industry Growth

Nov 15, 2022

The global marine vessel market is projected to grow from $170.75 billion in 2021 to $188.57 billion in 2028 at a CAGR of 1.43%, according to research from Fortune Business Insights.From transportation vessels to workboats to marine construction ships…

Hapag-Lloyd More Than Trebles H1 Net Profit, Sees Economic Uncertainty

Aug 11, 2022

German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd on Thursday posted a net profit of 8.7 billion euros ($8.94 billion) for the first half of 2022, more than three times as much as a year earlier, but said war in Ukraine and the coronavirus crisis somewhat clouded its prospects…

Kelleher to Succeed Tivnan as Ardmore Shipping CFO

Jul 27, 2022

Tanker owner/operator Ardmore Shipping Corporation on Wednesday announced the planned departure of its current chief financial officer Paul Tivnan and appointment of new CFO Bart Kelleher, effective September 28, 2022.Anthony Gurnee, Ardmore's chief executive officer…

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Revises Financial Outlook

Jul 21, 2022

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha has upgraded its financial outlook for the fiscal year ending March 2023, projecting higher revenue and operating profits across the board in light of changing market conditions across multiple sectors it serves…

CMA CGM to Lower Some French Shipping Rates to Curb Inflation

Jun 30, 2022

Shipping giant CMA CGM said on Thursday it would reduce container shipping rates for some common consumer products imported in France to support government steps to curb inflation.The group will from Aug. 1 reduced shipping rates by 500 euros ($520…

Singapore's New Trade Data Sharing Platform Aims to Stem Fraud

Jun 01, 2022

A Singapore trade data sharing platform backed by banks, commodity houses and state firms has signed up 70 participants as part of the city-state's attempts to bolster confidence after a spate of commodity trade finance frauds in recent years…

ClassNK Supports Ship Finance for Decarbonization with CO2 Emissions Calculations

Feb 17, 2022

ClassNK will calculate the CO2 emissions from the ships to be financed under the Sustainability-Linked Loan provided by ORIX Corporation (ORIX). The ship finance agreement signed between ORIX and a shipowner in Hong Kong is a sustainability-linked loan…

Suez Canal Authority Considers Floating Some Units

Feb 15, 2022

The Suez Canal Authority is considering listing shares of some of the companies it owns on Egypt's stock exchange, authority chairman Osama Rabie told CNBC Arabia on Tuesday.Rabie added that the authority expects to sell 20% stakes in two or three companies…

Logistics News

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

US' MARAD Announces Grants to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

US' MARAD Announces Grants to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

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