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UAE eases Qatar shipping ban The United Arab Emirates has eased a ban on the shipping of goods between it and Qatar enforced under a political and economic boycott of Doha, according to port circulars and an industry source. An Abu …

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Trade spats could dampen shipping growth this year An escalation of tariff wars between China and the United States could dampen growth in international container shipping as operators pre-emptively brought forward business in the second half of last year, Germany’s …

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Global container freight market bearish as lunar new year hits Sentiment in the container freight market has turned largely bearish as the shutters have come down on Chinese industry for the New Year celebrations, but this was while largely expected, …

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Asia resumes Iran oil imports at lowered rates Asian imports of Iranian crude oil have just started to return but at sharply lower levels as top customers China, India, Japan and South Korea press for additional US sanctions relief when …

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Northwest Europe RMK 500 cst bunker fuel strengthens An increase in fuel oil exports east from Rotterdam is supporting RMK 500 CST bunker fuel prices, as availability of the higher viscosity fuel tightens. Traders are moving RMG 380 CST and …

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Container shippers likely to face a bumpy year ahead IF there was ever a year when the outlook for reliability in the international logistics system was more clouded, 2019 and into 2020 would take the prize. It could be quite …

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Asia tanker markets may face unpredictability For the Asian dirty and clean tanker markets, 2018 was a mixed bag that saw a fragile start but only to end on a fairly strong footing, while 2019 is expected to be a …

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South korean shipbuilders to benefit from LNG ship orders in 2019 South Korean shipbuilders are expected to continue to benefit from a growing number of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship orders this year, sources in the industry quoted as saying …

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Container market improving, but still shaky A less than convincing performance in the Asia to Mediterranean headhaul market and a sharp fall in Turkish imports have dulled westbound growth prospects. After a flat second quarter, westbound Asia to Mediterranean volumes …

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Korean shipyards almost sweep LNG ship orders South Korean shipbuilders have bagged over 80 percent of new orders placed around the globe this year to build liquefied natural gas carriers, according to industry data on Tuesday. According to the data, …

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