China’s 2020 U.S. soybean imports surged though likely missed trade target

China’s soybean imports from the United States in 2020 rose by 52.8% from a year earlier, customs data showed on Wednesday, though the stepped up buying likely fell short of what was needed to fulfil last year’s trade deal between the countries. The world’s top soybean buyer last year brought in...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/chinas-2020-u-s-soybean-imports-surged-though-likely-missed-trade-target/

Container freight’s bullish run set to extend through Lunar New Year

Demand for container freight looks set to remain at very high levels throughout the Lunar New Year, with freight rates from North Asia to the UK at all-time highs as volumes continue to rise. Importers have been seeking to refill depleted warehouses and ongoing equipment shortages continue to dog...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/container-freights-bullish-run-set-to-extend-through-lunar-new-year/

Russian wheat export prices breach $300/mt mark, uptrend to continue: sources

Russian wheat export prices breached the $300/mt mark Jan. 18 for the first time since S&P Global Platts started assessing the commodity in 2014, as concerns mount about “floating” export taxes, with sources expecting the uptrend in prices to continue in the near term. The Russian 12.5% wheat FOB...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/russian-wheat-export-prices-breach-300-mt-mark-uptrend-to-continue-sources/

Saudi Aramco announces acceptances of Feb loading term LPG with cancellations

Saudi Aramco has announced acceptances of term LPG nominations for February loading with cancellations for at least seven lifters, traders said Jan. 20, following its decision at the Jan. 5 OPEC+ meeting to cut oil production by 1 million b/d in both February and March. Traders said lifters...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/saudi-aramco-announces-acceptances-of-feb-loading-term-lpg-with-cancellations/

Furetank Rederi AB Announces Delivery Of Newbuilding M/T Fure Vinga

We are pleased to announce that FURE VINGA has been delivered from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Yangzhou) Dingheng Co Ltd to Furetank Rederi AB. The 17,999 dwt vessel is number seven in a series of eight sister vessels contracted by Furetank Rederi AB, Rederi AB Älvtank and Thun Tankers BV and...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/furetank-rederi-ab-announces-delivery-of-newbuilding-m-t-fure-vinga/

Rosneft Oil: Zvezda Shipyard Commences Construction of the Third MR-Type Product Carrier Tanker

The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex has commenced the construction of the third MR-type product carrier tanker fuelled with gas. Cutting of the first hull details for the coming vessel started in hull production block using the new advanced plasma gas unit installed as part of the expansion of existing capacity of the shipyard’s main shop. The …

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DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean Ballast Water Management System receives IMO and US Coast Guard Type Approval of Bulker solution

DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that a new configuration of its well-known CompactClean BWMS has been approved by both the US Coast Guard and the Danish Maritime Authority. This configuration is named CompactClean Bulker and must be seen as an additional product line to the existing CompactClean product lines. It is designed …

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