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July 29, 2021

Tight supply for naphtha in both Asia and Europe has seen a tug of war between the regions for US-origin cargoes, resulting in US naphtha shipments to Europe reaching a multi-year high for July arrivals while diminishing supplies to Asia.

Read More about Europe rivals Asia for US naphtha cargoes amid short supply

July 23, 2021

Port can make genuine contribution to Dutch prosperity and reducing carbon emissions. In the first six months of 2021, throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 231.6 million tonnes, a rise of 5.8% compared with the same period last year. Despite this increase, throughput volume has not yet recovered from last year’s corona dip.

Read More about Port of Rotterdam rebounds after corona dip

July 22, 2021

The recovery is already in double digits compared to the pre-pandemic year. Compared to the same month in 2020, the increases are 21% in goods per tonne and 23.2% in TEUs (standard 20-foot container)

Read More about Valenciaport’s activity in June grew by more than 11% in total traffic and container movement compared to 2019

July 15, 2021

Groups representing cargo owners are praising President Biden’s executive order on business competitiveness, but say stronger regulatory action and even legislation may be needed to resolve longstanding concerns over freight transport fees and services.

Read More about Cargo Owners Applaud White House Order on Competitiveness

July 12, 2021

Premium service fees required by container shipping lines for North Asia-to-North America spot cargoes were rangebound in the week to July 9 after increasing sharply at the start of July as shipowners reassessed supply and demand conditions.

Read More about CONTAINER PREMIUMS: Trans-Pacific rates consolidate after July increases

July 6, 2021

Ayia Napa Marina, the Eastern Mediterranean’s new and highly-promising yachting destination, is offering a 30% discount on annual berthing contracts. The offer, valid until December 31, 2021, gives boat owners the opportunity to utilize the high-end marina services, on par with those offered by internationally renowned marinas abroad.

Read More about Ayia Napa Marina: Berthing, boat storage and high-quality services at the state-of-the-art marina, with 30% discount for 2021

July 5, 2021

SHIPPING has been left out of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development proposals for a global minimum corporation tax rate of no less than 15 per cent, Lloyds List reported on Monday.

Read More about Shipping not subject to minimum corporate tax — Lloyds List

July 1, 2021

Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports under draft plans to add shipping emissions to the bloc’s carbon market. Shipping does not at present face EU emissions targets, but that is set to change under proposals to make its economy greener which are due to be published next month.

Read More about EU steers shipping towards carbon trading market to curb emissions

June 28, 2021

On International Day of the Seafarer, the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) has issued a circular which outlines plans to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all seafarers on Cyprus-flagged and Cyprus-managed vessels. The island nation is also exploring the potential to become a vaccination hub for all visiting seafarers, proactively supporting long-term progress for seafarer welfare.

Read More about Cyprus to vaccinate all seafarers on flagged & managed vessels

June 24, 2021

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber, as the trade association of the Shipping Industry in Cyprus, participated once again, among a large number of shipowners and shipmanagers’ associations from across the globe, in the Annual General Meeting of the International Chamber of Shipping which was held virtually, between 22-23 June 2021.

Read More about Cyprus Shipping Chamber President elected as Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping
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