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Strikes at Chile ports as unrest spreads

Unrest in Chile has spread to the country’s ports in the form of strikes as curfews are imposed in Santiago and other cities. Read More

Brazil’s TCP inaugurates Paranagua Container Terminal expansion works

TCP, the company that manages Brazil’s Paranagua Container Terminal, has inaugurated the terminal expansion works worth over $145m, making it the largest development in the Brazilian port sector in recent years. Read More

Qatar Petroleum starts supply of 0.5% bunkers at Ras Laffan

Qatar Petroleum has started the supply of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) at Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) port, in anticipation of IMO 2020. Read More

Chimbusco secures 4m tonnes of IMO 2020-compliant low sulphur fuel

China’s state-owned bunker supplier Chimbusco revealed that it has secured at least 4m tonnes of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and started initial supplies to all major Chinese ports from bonded storage, ahead of IMO 2020, reports said. Read More

CMA CGM offers new financing solutions for shippers

French carrier CMA CGM has announced its new offering of financing solutions dedicated to importers and exporters, in partnership with global invoice finance platform Incomlend. Read More

Keppel, ABB to bring autonomous tug operation to Singapore in 2020

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) and ABB have teamed up to bring autonomous tug operation to Singapore waters in 2020. Read More

Ferry sector to be pioneer in zero emission propulsion

The ferry sector is set to be a pioneer in shipping’s quest for zero-emission propulsion driven by the demands of consumers. Read More

Greek shipowners back proposal to limit main engine power to reduce emissions

Greece’s shipowners have thrown their considerable weight behind an Athens proposal for a short-term, prescriptive measure to improve the operational energy efficiency of existing ships and reduce GHG emissions by sharp reductions in main engine power. Read More

Demolition prices drift down as tonnage supply shrinks

End buyers in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan are continuing to reduce their price ideas, even as less tonnage becomes available in light of current buoyant charter markets. Read More

DP World eyes Panama’s logistics sector

DP World chairman and ceo Sultan bin Sulayem made a stop in Panama, during his Latin American tour, to visit Panama’s president Laurentino Cortizo and survey the logistics opportunities of the country. Read More

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