2020 August 4


UK publishes Guidance on financial sanctions for Maritime Industry

The Guidance should be reviewed by members who are domiciled in the UK or who conduct business connected with the UK


Avance Gas sells 2003-built VLGC Avance

The sale follows the company’s fleet renewal strategy


Klaveness Combination Carriers takes delivery of the fourth CLEANBU vessel

With the delivery of the MV Baleen, Klaveness Combination Carriers will operate a fleet of 13 combination carriers


Tallink Grupp publishes July 2020 passenger and cargo statistics

The number of cargo units transported on all the company’s vessels in July 2020 decreased by 2.9% compared to the same period in 2019


ADNOC L&S and Wanhua Chemical Group form Strategic Shipping Joint Venture

The new company named AW Shipping Limited is incorporated in Abu Dhabi Global Market in the United Arab Emirates


Dredging of Utrenny LNG terminal’s basin kicked off

Scope of work in 2020 will reach some 12 million cbm of dredged materials


MHI-MME receives generator turbine and VOC firing auxiliary boiler orders for shuttle tankers

These vessels will be shuttle run between the North Sea and the Barents Sea for transport crude oil


Flag, coastal and port authorities from eight countries come together to encourage development of maritime autonomous surface ships

MASSPorts is a network formed by like-minded states and organisations to address the challenges and achieve alignment of standards for the trials and operation of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships in ports


Port of Ust-Luga MRC’ priority is taking care of employees

MRC earmarked in its Q1 employee benefits plan RUB 450 000


NOVATEK’s transshipment terminal in Port of Ust-Luga undergoes overhaul

Glavgosexpertiza gives the nod to the project of NOVATEK’s fractionation and transshipment facility reconstruction


Stena Line starts new service Liepaja - Karlskrona - Travemünde

Ferry company Stena Line offer seven routes in the Baltic Sea for freight and passenger transportation


MRA sets its sights on distance training

In the reporting period, 483 students mastered basic training programs at MRA Centre


DEME repatriates 75 Philippine crew members from 12 vessels worldwide by charter flight from Brussels South to Manila

The affected Philippine crew members were working on 12 different DEME vessels that were operating in 5 countries


Evergreen joins the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative

Evergreen incorporates state-of-the-art design into its newbuildings


The port of Kiel starts the Cruise Season 2020

The new terminal building Ostseekai 28 was completed in spring and now goes into operation


Bunker sales in Vladivostok in Jan-Jul plummet 30%

Number of bunkering operations fell from 2 108 to 2 003


Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 31

Baltic Dry Index rose 35 points


Crude oil futures become cheaper

Crude oil prices lost 0.83%-0.86%


MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 04

Bunker prices may gain $3.0 to $5.0 today

2020 August 3


CMA CGM announces Peak Season Surcharge rates from North Europe to Indian Subcontinent

PSS rates applicable as from August 15th, 2020