WinGD on Building Engines of the Future

WinGD

Galke explains the benefits of WinGD's new engines.

Latest Tariffs Weaken Transpacific Demand Growth Prospects

Container shipping

Demand growth prospects in the Transpacific drop in the aftermath of new tariffs.

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Trade War the Best Thing that Happened to Container Shipping

Containership

George Youroukos, Executive Chairman of Global Ship Lease: The trade war has put the supply in check.

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NRF: US Container Ports See Retail Imports Uptick

Container shipping

The tariff increase has been put on hold while U.S.-China negotiations continue.

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Trade War, Brexit Exerting Huge Pressure on Ocean Freight

Trump

The outcomes of US-China trade war & Brexit to have significant repercussions on the ocean freight industry.

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CEO: Port of Oakland Committed to Growth Despite Trade Wars

The Port of Oakland committed to a growth strategy in 2019 despite prevailing uncertainty in container shipping.

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China Announces Tariff Cuts

Chinese flag

China plans to reduce tariffs on imports of more than 700 commodities as of January 1, 2019.

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Good News for Bulkers as China Buys US Soyabeans Again?

Bulker

It remains to be seen whether continuation of the U.S. soybean sale to China would help raise Panamax & Supramax rates.

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Navis: 6 Emerging Trends to Keep an Eye on

window

There are some emerging trends that owners should be watching closely.

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China and US Call a Tariff Truce for 90 Days

Trump, Xi, Melania

Trump and Xi Jinping put a break on the escalating trade war and shelve further tariff increases.

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Trade War Has Taken Its Toll on US Soya Bean Exports

Peter Sand

U.S. soya bean exports marked a 43 percent drop year-on-year during the first twelve weeks of the 2018/19 marketing year.

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ICS: International Trade Not a Zero-Sum Game

ships in Singapore

Challenging of the proven benefits of multilateralism in global trade by the U.S. could pose serious threats.

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South Korea Largest Long-Distance Importer of US Crude Oil

Tanker

US crude oil exports to China drop to zero for the second month in a row.

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Tanker Market to Benefit from Iranian Sanctions

Euronav tanker

Euronav pointed to three caveats to a more positive outlook for the tanker market.

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Scorpio Axes Nine-Month Loss

bulker

For the nine-month period Scorpio cut its loss from last year's USD 58.7 million to USD 5.3 million.

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Qatar Petroleum Pens 5-Year LPG Supply Deal with China

LPG Ship

Qatar Petroleum to directly supply China with 600,000 metric tons of LPG per year for a period of five years.

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Port of Corpus Christi Breaks Tonnage Record

Tanker in the Port of Corpus Christi

The Port of Corpus Christi unfazed by the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.

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Investor Confidence in China Hurt by Trade War

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IMF: Investor confidence in China has declined due to the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China.

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BIMCO: Iran No. 1 Buyer of US Soya Beans

Bulker

Iran has emerged as the biggest buyer of U.S. soya beans in the aftermath of trade tensions between China and the U.S.

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US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

Peter Sand

US seaborne exports of crude oil to China dropped to zero in August.

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Report: U.S. Crude Shipments to China Grind to a Halt

tanker

The ongoing trade tensions have resulted in the complete freeze of U.S crude oil shipments to China.

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UNCTAD: Trade Wars a Symptom of a Deeper Malaise

Donald Trump

UNCTAD believes recent rounds of tariff hikes will disrupt a trading system drawn increasingly around value chains.

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