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London (Platts)--20 Oct 2016 838 am EDT/1238 GMT
Freight rates for deliveries between the Mediterranean and Northwest Europe jumped to their highest level in three months Wednesday, buoyed by rising activity in the Mediterranean, which saw the S&P Global Platts FOB jet assessment hit $483.75/mt, its highest level since September 2015.
Singapore (Platts)--20 Oct 2016 837 am EDT/1237 GMT
The Panama Canal saw 330.7 million mt of goods move through it in fiscal 2016, the third-highest annual tonnage recorded for the canal, on the back of strong container traffic, new segments, and the canal's increased capacity due to the Expanded Canal waterway, The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced Thursday.
Singapore (Platts)--20 Oct 2016 837 am EDT/1237 GMT
Shipowners have been putting off the installation of carbon emissions monitoring systems to focus on cutting sulfur emissions, environmental verification body Verifavia said.
Houston (Platts)--19 Oct 2016 534 pm EDT/2134 GMT
Copec, the largest supplier of high sulfur bunker fuel and marine gasoil in Chile, will add two ships dedicated to serving the country's southernmost ports, the company said in an email Wednesday.
London (Platts)--19 Oct 2016 904 am EDT/1304 GMT
Conventional bunker fuel will retain its importance in shipping's fuel mix for some time to come, according to a new study, Low Carbon Pathways 2050, commissioned by maritime organization Lloyd's Register.
Singapore (Platts)--19 Oct 2016 235 am EDT/635 GMT
A tiny port on India's east coast -- Krishnapatnam -- is aiming to transform itself into a transport hub and has set sail on its voyage to develop world-class infrastructure and bunkering, improve operational efficiency and establish more hinterland connectivity.
Singapore (Platts)--18 Oct 2016 938 am EDT/1338 GMT
The LNG sector has the ability to meet the future emissions requirements of the global shipping industry, LNG bunkering group SEA/LNG said Tuesday.
Singapore (Platts)--18 Oct 2016 910 am EDT/1310 GMT
Bunker operations at Hong Kong remain halted Tuesday due to strong wind conditions from Typhoon Sarika, trade sources said.
Houston (Platts)--17 Oct 2016 546 pm EDT/2146 GMT
High sulfur bunker fuel prices in Peru and Ecuador climbed on Monday as the result of unexpected production delays and pricing decisions at state-run refineries.
Singapore (Platts)--17 Oct 2016 919 am EDT/1319 GMT
The number of reported maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea, South East Asia and The Indian Ocean High Risk Area reduced significantly during Q3 2016, UK-based Dryad Maritime reported Friday.
Seoul (Platts)--17 Oct 2016 1232 am EDT/432 GMT
South Korea's barge owners have ended a week-long strike that had disrupted bunker fuel operations in the country's south coast, the maritime ministry said Monday.
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