During February, the Brazilian ports line-up indicates that soybeans shipments will reach around 8.5 million tons. However, the global leading marine insurer, Skuld informed that reaching such a volume won’t be easy, especially because the harvest in Brazil is delayed, bringing huge logistical challenges for trading companies.
Maritime Port Authority of Singapore issued a marine circular, informing of the transportation of sand material in the vicinity of Very Large Crude Carrier Anchorage (AVLCC).
Following the procedures for cargo cleanliness requirements in Argentina, which came into force back in 2017, Argentinian P&I correspondents, Pandi Liquidadores S.R.L. issued an updated circular for all interested parties.
The Churchill Dock, located in the middle of the Port of Antwerp, is set to become a fully-fledged ‘Breakbulk Dock’. In doing so, the port wants to show that breakbulk remains an absolute priority and that it aims to continue supporting this.
DP World recently launched a digital online logistics tools and services platform which covers sea, land and air shipping around the global. Through this initiative, the company goals to boost freight forwarders and any business to book cargo shipments from and to anywhere in the world.
UK P&I Club recently published a guide concerning the controls and the key points that the UK Club’s Risk Assessors look for when inspecting a vessel. Specifically, the guide allows ship operators to carry out a similar check on the Threats and Controls, ensuring that the ship has a good risk profile.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a IAPH-WPSP Port Economic Impact Barometer started monitoring the current situation in world ports and trends compared to previous weeks. In fact, the first survey results were collected in week 15 of 2020, collecting information from 67 ports around the global.
In light of the COVID-19 oubtreak, all Canadian Port Authorities and Halifax Port Authority informed that remain operational and continue their cargo trade. Yet, the movement of containerized cargo ships has not been impacted by the pandemic.
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation bringing several disruptions and delays to the shipping industry, several ports in the US are struggling to remain operational. Among others, the Port of New York and New Jersey along with the South Carolina Ports keep continuing their operations.
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