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Cosco Shipping's tanker unit denies vessels are ‘going dark’

A Dalian Tanker official says that none of its vessels has turned off the AIS on board

China Tankers and Gas

Yinson agrees $5.4bn FPSO contract with Brazil’s Petrobras

Yinson has been expanding its reach recently and earlier this year it also sealed deals in Nigeria

Tankers and Gas Offshore

Capesizes eye gains as Vale ramps up iron ore output

Vale is also expecting to bring back a further 25m tonnes of shuttered iron ore output in 2021

Dry Bulk Brazil

Change is exciting or terrifying — you decide

So much has changed in the global economy over the past 20 years that shipping would be foolish to believe the pace of change will ease by 2030 or 2040. Change is the catalyst for growth

Europe Asia Pacific

Santos wrests control over Darwin LNG in $1.3bn deal

The deal marks ConocoPhillips’ exit from northwestern Australia but allows Santos to take over the driver’s seat as the new operator of the Barossa backfill project intended to extend the production life of the country’s second-oldest LNG export terminal in Darwin

Australia United States

Ocean freight peak season fails to materialise

Carriers have little to look forward to on the transpacific trade as shippers look elsewhere

Containers Political and Trade

Unipec joins Exxon embargo on vessels linked to Venezuela

Unipec, the world’s largest dirty tanker spot charterer, appears to have halted chartering vessels that have had any business links with Venezuela, including port calls, within a 12-month period. The move, which matches the same decision by ExxonMobil last week, comes amid already tightened tonnage and 11-year tanker rate highs

Political Risk and Trade Sanctions

MISC seals two-vessel long-term LNG charter deal with ExxonMobil

Delivery of the two vessels, worth $405m, is scheduled for 2023 but no details of the charter contract were disclosed

International Tankers and Gas

DryShips to de-list from Nasdaq after Economou buyout approval

On closing of the merger, DryShips will become a privately-held company within Mr Economou’s private empire and the shares will no longer be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market

North America Dry Bulk
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