Tony Sanchez

Port of Oakland’s Container Volumes Keep Rising

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April 15, 2019 Container volumes at Port of Oakland continued rising in the first quarter of 2019 following shippers’ attempts to stay ahead of new tariffs affecting the U.S.-China trade. The port reported a positive first quarter in cargo volume as it handled 612,151 TEUs for the period through the end of March 2019, marking […]

US Sanctions Nine Ships, Four Owners for Venezuela Ties

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April 15, 2019 Another four shipping companies and nine vessels that operate in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy have been blacklisted, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). The most hit was Italy-based PB Tankers as OFAC blacklisted almost its entire fleet, namely the vessels Silver […]

Hyundai Heavy Wins USD 600 Mn Worth of Gas, Tanker Orders

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April 15, 2019 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured orders for five new gas and crude carriers, with a value of around USD 600 million, in recent weeks. The shipbuilder said that the units were ordered by European and Asian ship owners and include three gas carriers and two crude oil carriers. An undisclosed […]

Iberia resume flights between Madrid and San Francisco

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April 12, 2019 Iberia is resuming its flights from San Francisco to Madrid from today (12 April) and until 4 October and will three times a week from its Spanish hub utilizing an Airbus A330-200. Iberia will offer 12 per cent more seats on the San Francisco-Madrid route in 2019 than the year before. Customers […]

Jet Airways cancels international flights as crisis continues to deepen

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April 12, 2019 Jet Airways has canceled all its international flights to Europe and Asia according to reports, raising fresh concerns about the survival of the Indian carrier which has been battling to save its future in recent months. This comes after airline had disclosed yesterday (11 April) that 10 more of its aircraft have […]

Maersk Supply Service to Save Fuel with Energy Advisory System Onboard

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April 12, 2019 Maersk Supply Service has signed a contract with Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, to install an Energy Advisory System on its vessels. As informed, the system will use high-quality data and advise vessels on how to optimize operations and save fuel in real time. As a result, this would lower the company’s carbon […]

Pacific Basin to Add Supramax Trio

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April 12, 2019 Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping Limited is to expand its fleet with a further three secondhand Supramax vessels. As informed, the company recently committed to buying for cash three ships from undisclosed shipowners. The trio is scheduled for delivery over the next three months, Pacific Basin said in […]

Port Houston Speeds Up Widening of Houston Ship Channel

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April 12, 2019 The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. The authority is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other representatives of the federal government, as well as Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel stakeholders, […]

Study: Using LNG as Fuel Would Cut GHG Emissions by Up to 21%

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April 12, 2019 Using LNG as marine fuel would reduce the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions by up to 21%, according to a study conducted by SEA\LNG and Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel Limited (SGMF). The percentage of GHG reduction is compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire life cycle from […]

Qantas starts twice-weekly Darwin – Uluru route

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April 11, 2019 Qantas has started a new twice-weekly Boeing 737-800 year-round service between Darwin International Airport and Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport). Operating on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the new route is the only flight from the Qantas Group that offers a full domestic service, including business class, between Uluru and Darwin/Adelaide. “The direct flights from […]