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Daily Briefing 4 September, 2017

Cosco: no plan to acquire PIL or order new ships

Acquiring a leading regional carrier would be an effective way of gaining access to future target markets, says vice-chairman Huang Xiaowen

Containers Asia Pacific Finance

US Gulf ports slowly reopen in the wake of Harvey

Houston, Corpus Christi, Galveston and Freeport begin to allow vessel traffic at limited scales

US States Tankers and Gas LPG

UK port freight traffic hits 27-year low

Freight tonnage falls sharply on coal decline as EU dependency grows

Europe United Kingdom Dry Bulk

Harvey recedes but leaves US Gulf shipping in chaos

Mammoth weather event is downgraded as US Gulf shipping tries to recover in its aftermath

US States Dry Bulk Containers

Columbia Marlow merger goes through

Ship management companies continue to fight for scale in difficult markets

Mergers and Acquisitions Consolidation Sale and Purchase

Yard Talk | How much is Beijing willing to pay?

After the South Korean shipbuilding haemorrhage in offshore, now it is China’s turn

China Japan South Korea

Between the Lines: Asia-Europe capacity outlook

Short and long-term Asia-Europe capacity forecast shows blankings appear necessary

Asia Pacific Europe Containers

MOL to operate Swan Energy FSRU project

Japanese giant also has an option to buy a stake in the unit

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas Ports and Logistics

Prince Rupert thrives at the end of the line

Prince Rupert may be remote, but its location hasn’t stopped it taking volumes from rivals in the Pacific Northwest

Canada North America DP World

Extrapolating Murphy’s Law

There is enough to worry about in all the things that can go wrong in a ship at sea, without considering the awful possibility of malign interference

International Technology Casualty


Daily Briefing 4 September 2017






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