2020 July 3


DistriRail adds its rail schedules to the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s Navigate tool

DistriRail dispatches a 100-TEU train between Rotterdam and Duisburg six times a week


ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

48 amendments issued on 30 June 2020, including the following items, have been released


Possibilities of digital transformation of military shipbuilding to be discussed at "ARMY-2020" forum

The agenda will include discussions on topical issues


ECSA welcomes study on social aspects within the maritime transport sector

The study followed up on the proposals submitted by the Ad Hoc Task Force on Maritime Employment and Competitiveness in 2011


Rosmorrechflot warns about Russia’s risk to move from White to Grey list of Paris MoU

Russian flag is on the verge of shifting to the medium performance list of Paris Mou


11 major international companies join forces to accelerate the energy transition in transport and logistics

The Coalition aims to accelerate the development of energy sources and technologies to address the challenges posed by sustainable mobility in the transport and logistics industry


Hydrographic Company and MRTS sign contract on construction of Utrenny terminal facilities

The works will cost RUB 95.7 billion


CMA CGM announces rates from Asia to Red Sea

Effective July 15th, 2020


ABP publishes its Annual Review 2020

Currently, 17 out of ABP’s 21 ports have renewable energy generation projects providing clean power for ABP, its customers and the National Grid


Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal takes delivery of two mobile harbor cranes

With a lift capacity of 125 tons, the mobile harbor cranes can be configured to handle either containers or breakbulk cargo


Alfa Laval wins SEK 130 million offshore order in China

The order comprises marine pumping systems for crude oil offloading, slop and ballast duties


Throughput of port Azov in 6M’2020 fell by 15% YoY

Grain shipments grew by 28%


ICS launches Guidance for Engine Room Safety

The Guide provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on engine room procedures


North-Western Shipping Company merges into Volga-Fleet

The merger procedure was completed on 2 July 2020


CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Europe

New Freight All Kinds rates will apply from all Asian ports to all Northern European ports


Finnlines announces bunker surcharge for Malmö-Travemünde-Malmö

The company sets it at € 2.00 per lane meter


Ocean Yield takes delivery of newcastlemax dry bulk newbuilding

Upon delivery, the vessel commenced a 15 years bareboat charter to CMB NV


GTT and Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex sign a Technical Assistance and License Agreement for the construction of LNG carriers incorporating membrane tank systems

It will allow Zvezda to build ARC7 ice breaking LNGCs, fitted with the GTT membrane storage system


Bunker prices changed slightly at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)

Global oil prices respond to the plunge of reserves


Baltic Dry Index as of July 2

The Baltic Dry Index climbed by 1.11%