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Box trade “stagnating at best”

Essen - The German research institutes RWI and ISL see “clear signs that world trade is currently stagnating at best”. Their Container Throughput Index fell slightly in September 2018 from (revised) 133.3 to 133.2 compared to the previous month

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Valencia’s plan for a new terminal

Valencia - The port of Valencia has unveiled its plans to build a new container terminal and thus become the third busiest port in Europe overtaking Hamburg

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Global LNG shipping rates double since end August

London - Headline rates for shipping liquified natural gas (LNG) in Pacific and Atlantic basins stand at around $140,000 to $150,000 a day for a 160,000 cubic metre LNG tri-fuel diesel electric (TFDE) vessel, brokers say

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Exxon and Rosneft to build LNG plant

Moscow - Russia’s Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and U.S. ExxonMobil (XOM.N) plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in a consortium with Indian and Japanese partners, spreading the estimated $15 billion cost

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Airbus faces new jet delays at Hamburg plant

Paris - For two years Airbus faced a shortage of engines and had to slow jet deliveries. Now engines are arriving fast - but fresh snags mean a Hamburg plant that assembles best-selling jets is having trouble absorbing them, industry sources said

ThyssenKrupp’s new battery for submarines
Towards a fossil free future? /ANALYSIS
Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of Benetton group, has died
Japan, ship hits bridge and cuts water pipe
Wartsila to power Ponant’s luxury icebreaker

Wartsila to power Ponant’s luxury icebreaker

Alesund (Norway) - Ponant’s new icebreaker, Le Commandant Charcot, that is being built at Fincantieri’s Vard Søviknes in Norway and is due to enter service in 2021 will be powered by technology group Wärtsilä’s 31DF dual-fuel engine

Aston Martin considers flying in components, changing ports to handle Brexit
NYK to install onboard sulfur-in-oil analyzer
Port of Rotterdam launches blockchain project
MOL unveils smart LNG carrier

MOL unveils smart LNG carrier

Tokyo - Japan’s MOL announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Eagle. Equipped with high performance data gathering technology, the Marvel Eagle is the first of three new smart carriers equipped with high performance data gathering technology

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