Logistics

Marseilles Fos Reports Mixed First Half

First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583,287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year - marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.

Evergreen Enhances UK and Ireland Services

Global container carrier Evergreen Line announced enhancements to its services to/from Dublin (Ireland) and Liverpool (Northwest England). From its hub in Rotterdam,

UN Warns of Sanctions for Oil Trading with Syria, Iraq Militants

The U.N. Security Council expressed grave concern on Monday over reports that radical militants have seized oilfields and pipelines in Syria and Iraq and warned

Ukraine - Would Sanctions on Russian Energy Work?

The downing of flight MA17 has prompted calls for further sanctions on Russia targeted at its energy sector. Russia is the world’s largest exporter of natural gas

Britain Sets Out Shale Rules with New Oil & Gas Round

Licenses first step in exploration process; Additional guidance issued on natural beauty spots. Accenture: Shale development still 5-10 years away. The British

Statoil Okayed to Extend Heimdal Gas Unit

Norway's oil safety watchdog has given Statoil permission to operate its oil and gas facilities at the Heimdal field until 2034, beyond earlier plans for operations until 2021, it said on Monday.

Oil Below $108 on Excess Supply, Weak Demand

Demand weak in Europe and Asia but supplies ample; Gaza fighting subsides with Hamas backing 24-hour truce. U.S., EU prepare more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine.

Russian Gas via Ukraine to EU Normal on Monday

Russian natural gas flows to the European Union through Slovakia via Ukraine were running normally on Monday, Slovak pipeline operator Eustream said. Russia

Private Buyers in Iran Look to Boost Grain Market

One sign of change in Iran as it works toward a nuclear deal with world powers is the way it is feeding itself, with private grain firms beginning a slow return

Location of New Port Expansion Projects: Analysis

When it comes to port development, many governments now favour letting the market decide where expansion should take place, whereas most other transport infrastructure,

GAC North America Passes the Helm to Schensema

GAC says it  has moved Claus Schensema to Houston, Texas, where he will take up the post of Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics. Schensema brings

Port Metro Vancouver’s Re-opens to Inbound Containers Trucks

  Port Metro Vancouver has re-opened its Clark Drive access gate to inbound container trucks destined for the Centerm container terminal. Inbound access had been

Dorian LPG MoU with HNA Logistics

  Dorian LPG Ltd. a leading owner and manager of modern VLGC's (very large gas carriers), today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU"), with HNA Logistics Group Co.

Hamburg Süd to Acquire CCNI Liner Service

Compañía Chilena de Navegación Interoceánica S.A. (CCNI) with headquarters in Valparaiso, Chile, and Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG (HSDG) with headquarters in Hamburg,

Iraqi Chaos Seen Slowing, Not Scuppering Turkish Export Drive

The chaos in Iraq could cost Turkey some $2-2.5 billion in lost trade this year, slowing efforts to boost exports and rebalance the economy, but the long-term impact

Danos Adds Environmental Services

Danos recently added an Environmental Services Division to the company’s collection of oilfield related services, which includes production workforce, construction,

Asia VLCC Rates Could Nudge Higher on Activity

Rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) on key Asian freight routes could hold steady or gain next week as charterers seek to complete their vessel chartering

Beijing: New Industry Limits will cut Smog

China's overgrown and smog-hit capital Beijing has passed new rules banning the expansion of polluting and resource-intensive industries, the local government said on Friday.

Polish LNG Terminal Consortium Needs More Money

The consortium building Poland's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is in talks to increase the amount it is being paid, but there is no risk to the completion of the project,

Nation’s Vessel Operators Join EPA as SmartWay Affiliate

The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, announced today that it joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership,

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