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China escalates trade dispute with new tariffs on US goods

Beijing’s new tariffs on $75bn of goods imported from the US will increase tensions

Asia Pacific North America

The Interview: Rod Riseborough

After 40 years in the container shipping industry, including top management roles with carriers and a data provider, the recently retired chief executive of Container Trades Statistics knows the business inside out and is sceptical about the growth prospects of emerging economies. Instead, he is convinced that Europe and the US will remain the two big import markets that will continue to underpin the global box trades
Containers Ports and Logistics

Iran mulls release of Stena Bulk-owned tanker

Stena Impero, owned by Swedish company Stena Bulk, was captured by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps on July 19

Sweden United Kingdom

Canada’s west coast container ports see imports up, exports down

At Prince Rupert, the port’s July 2019 containerised imports hit 66,277 teu, a whopping increase of 29.72% over the 51,091 teu recorded at the port in July 2018
Canada United States

Stena Impero owner meets Iran to urge release of tanker

LATEST: Sweden has received `very strong indications' that the Stena Impero is to be released soon, according to Swedish public service broadcaster SVT citing sources within Sweden’s foreign ministry.
Middle East and Africa Tankers and Gas

Freed tanker leased to Iranian shipping company

The US has issued a warrant to seize the vessel, formerly known as Grace 1, claiming it has links to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, which it designates as a terrorist organisation

Middle East and Africa Iran

Australia joins US-led Strait of Hormuz coalition

Destabilising behaviour is a threat to Australia’s interests in the region, the Australian prime minister reiterates amid spate of attacks on international shipping in the region in recent months


Middle East and Africa Tankers and Gas

Aramco unit to purchase first chemical plant in the US

The acquisition of the plant announced by Motiva adds to Aramco’s recent buys in the petrochemical sector

US States Tankers and Gas

Venture Global sanctions 10m tonnes per year US LNG project

The LNG developer aims to bring Calcasieu Pass, the first of three projects it is pursuing along the US Gulf coast, online in 2022

US States Tankers and Gas
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