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Cambodia to Cut Shipping Through Vietnam by 70% With New China-funded Canal

May 07, 2024

Cambodia plans to cut shipping through Vietnamese ports by 70% as a result of a $1.7 billion China-funded upgrade of a canal connecting the Mekong River basin to the Cambodian coast, the country's deputy prime minister told Reuters.Sun Chanthol downplayed environmental concerns about the Funan Techo canal slated to break ground later this year, and dismissed speculation that it could be used to allow upriver access for Chinese warships as 'baseless'…

Russia Planning New Sea Terminal for LPG Exports to Asia

May 22, 2024

Russia will likely open its first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal on the Pacific Ocean coast with joint investments from China by the end of 2025, two industry sources said on Wednesday.Last week, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)…

DP World Acquires Savan Logistics

May 06, 2024

DP World on Monday announced it has completed its acquisition of Savan Logistics, which operates the Savannakhet dry port in the Savannakhet Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Laos, the first SEZ in the country. Savan Logistics has been operating the dry port since 2016…

Port Operator JSW Infrastructure Q4 Profit Rises 10%

May 03, 2024

JSW Infrastructure, India's No.2 private port operator by market capitalization, reported a near 10% increase in fourth-quarter profit on Friday, boosted by higher cargo volumes.The company, part of steel-to-energy conglomerate JSW Group, said consolidated net profit rose to 3…

China's Imports of Russian Oil Near Record High

Apr 22, 2024

Russia remained China's top oil supplier in March, data showed on Saturday, as refiners snapped up stranded Sokol shipments.China's imports from Russia, including supplies via pipelines and sea-borne shipments, jumped 12.5% on the year to 10…

Mounting Tensions Could Spark EU-China Trade War, European Chamber President Warns

Apr 17, 2024

China and Europe face a 'slow motion train accident' as a rising tide of protectionism threatens to become a full trade war, the head of a European business lobby group warned on Wednesday, a day after Germany's chancellor conveyed European concerns to Beijing…

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Apr 15, 2024

Russia's seaborne oil product exports fell 4.2% in March from the previous month to 10.178 million metric tons due to unplanned maintenance at refineries and a uel export ban, data from industry sources and Reuters calculations showed.Russia's…

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

Apr 11, 2024

Spot marine biofuel premiums have weakened further at the world's largest bunker hub Singapore, weighed by slow demand, market sources said this week.Premiums for the flagship B24 marine biofuel blend recently traded between $120 to $130 a metric ton over 0…

Fueltrax Opens Vessel Operations Center in Kuala Lumpur

Apr 09, 2024

Electronic Fuel Management Systems (EFMS) company Fueltrax reports it has opened a Vessel Operations Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.This is Fueltrax’s second such center and the first outside of the company’s headquarters in the U.S. It provides…

China, India Boost Seaborne Thermal Coal Imports as Power Demand Surges

Apr 02, 2024

China and India lifted imports of seaborne thermal coal to three-month highs in March as the world's two biggest buyers took advantage of lower international prices of the fuel to meet strong domestic power demand.China, the world's biggest coal producer and importer…

Gazprom Uses Replacement Vessel to Maintain Gas Loadings

Apr 01, 2024

Russia's Gazprom is using a replacement vessel for ship-to-ship loadings (STS) of liquefied natural gas from its Portovaya LNG plant on the Baltic Sea while another ship is repaired, LSEG data showed on Monday.The floating storage and regasification…

Asia Crude Imports Surge as China, India Snap Up Russian Oil

Mar 28, 2024

Asia's imports of crude oil are expected to rise to the highest in 10 months as heavyweights China and India lifted arrivals from Russia, but impending maintenance schedules and rising prices mean such levels may not be sustained.The world's top importing region is forecast to see arrivals of 27…

China Grain Imports Near Record High

Mar 21, 2024

Cereal and oilseed imports to China, the world's biggest buyer of farm goods, will remain near record highs this year despite a recent spate of cancellations as lower global prices and a domestic output shortfall prompt purchases.China's wheat…

DP World to Build $50 Million Logistics Center in Busan New Port

Mar 17, 2024

DP World announced it is investing US$50 million (approximately ₩66 billion) to develop a new logistics center in Busan New Port.Construction of the facility in the 75,000-sqm land is set to commence at the end of 2024, with operations expected to start by the second quarter of 2026…

Turkish Oil Terminal Halts Russian Oil Business

Mar 05, 2024

One of Turkey's mid-sized Mediterranean oil terminals - the Dortyol terminal - will no longer accept Russian imports after receiving record volumes last year, amid an increase in sanctions pressure by the United States.Turkey has become one…

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