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Shipping rates plunge on fears of trade war impact When US President Donald Trump fired the first salvos in his trade war with China, the market for hauling bulk commodities that power the Asian country’s economy responded with a surprising …

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Tainted shipping fuel sparks calls for tighter quality control A wave of contaminated fuel that has clogged and damaged engines on hundreds of oil tankers and container vessels in the past months has pushed shippers to demand stricter quality controls …

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Conditions ripe for container shipping rates to spike Container spot rates are expected to lift soon on the back of headhaul ships running full on the major trade lanes and cargo being rolled. One unnamed carrier source told UK’s The …

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ExxonMobil offers bunkering transparency and innovation ExxonMobil has announced that it is the first to supply via an independently accredited mass flow metering system (MFMS) in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) region. ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50™ marine fuel is now available through …

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Korean shipbuilders sweep orders for large LNG tankers Korean shipbuilders have swept all of the orders for 30 large liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers from around the world this year. Shipbuilding industry watchers quoted as saying that Korean shipbuilders outweighed …

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Medium range tanker freight rates return to 2018 low Clean freight rates for Medium Range tankers have returned to 2018 lows seen earlier in the summer after a brief surge in activity in the second half of July. A weaker …

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The VLCC race: US midstream companies plan to export more oil faster Since the US crude market began to grow only a short time ago, there has been a race to see who can load the most crude in the …

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Southern Chinese ports prioritize thermal coal imports; coking coal buying slows Coking coal end-users in southern China are taking a step back from making seaborne purchases, given that port authorities are now prioritizing thermal coal imports over coking coal to …

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Closing in on 100 Million Prime Members

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When Amazon introduced the Prime membership program in the United States in 2005, it gave members free two-day shipping as well as discounted one-day shipping rates for an annual fee of $79. A lot has changed since then. Amazon raised the membership …

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