Archive for the ‘Trade and Commerce’ Category

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended today’s trading at 1,167 points, up 21 thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capers advance was minimal. Geopolitics more than turbulent suggesting CAUTION for all as Peace all over Panet Ocean is at stake; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers were up eight...
February 22nd, 2018 | Arbiitration, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets; same picture yet again…

The Markets; same picture yet again…
John Faraclas With 29 points plus since yesterday the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) brings a “euphoria” despite the continuous fall of the Wets. The Geopolitics continue all over to be more than perplexed and the scandals, scandals of all nature and types multiply… John Faraclas’ midweek brief market...
February 21st, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wets …dry-out and Dries “surge”..; is the dog barking?

Wets …dry-out and Dries “surge”..; is the dog barking?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was up 30 points and now stands 1,117; the Geopolitics will cause more detrimental issues AND results for all. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers added 81 points and the BCI now stands at 1,678… The Panamaxes’ BPI now reads 1,333 – up 39 points… The...
February 20th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment
Robert Keen Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: “Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold...
February 16th, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested € 9.1M in development

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested  € 9.1M in development
A view from the container sector adjacent to the containers berth In 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) spent more than RUB 650 million (EUR 9.1 million) under its development programme. Of this amount RUB 643.6 million (EUR 9 million) was spent for the purchase...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Universal Forwarder handled 18.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2017

Universal Forwarder  handled 18.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2017
… Moscow, Russia headquartered Universal Forwarder LLC (part of UCL Holding) in 2017 handled 18.6 million tonnes of freight, representing a 12% year-on-year growth which was driven primarily by dry bulk and general cargo volumes. Volumes of dry bulk cargo rose 16.4% y-o-y to 11.5 million tonnes....
February 13th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New program improves Used-Vehicle Export Process from Port Everglades

New program improves Used-Vehicle Export Process from Port Everglades
… (PORT EVERGLADES, Fla.; Feb. 9, 2018) – Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped launch a pilot Vehicle Validation Export Process Program that now allows shippers to submit original vehicle export documentation electronically instead of delivering physical copies to a local customs trade office....
February 9th, 2018 | Automobiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

EFL International Distribution gains trusted trader status

EFL International Distribution gains trusted trader status
EFL International Distribution Ltd – the Irish agent of the U-Freight Group – has been awarded full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, following extensive audits from Irish Customs over the course of several months. The AEO scheme is one of a series of measures being co-ordinated by the...
February 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tuapse Sea Commercial port handled 14.2 million tonnes in 2017

Tuapse Sea Commercial port handled 14.2 million tonnes in 2017
Port of Tuapse In 2017, cargo traffic at Tuapse Sea Commercial Port JSC (TSCP, part of UCL Holding) slightly exceeded the result of 2016 and totaled 14.2 million tonnes (in 2016 — 14.1 million tonnes). Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew by 10% to 7.8 million tonnes. Transshipment of bulk cargo grew...
February 8th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MRC complex investment in development surged 4 times in 2017

MRC complex investment in development surged 4 times in 2017
MRC equipment MULTIPURPOSE RELOADING COMPLEX’ INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPMENT SURGED 4 TIMES IN 2017 In 2017, Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, a company of UCL Holding) operating at the Port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region, increased financing of its development programme four times, year-on-year,...
February 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UCL Port’s MRC freight throughput

UCL Port’s MRC freight throughput
… THROUGHPUT OF MULTIPURPOSE RELOADING COMPLEX SOARS 23% IN 2017 In 2017, Multipurpose  Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, part of UCL Holding) operating at the Port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region, handled more than 5.5 million tonnes of cargo, up 23% year-on-year. The growth was driven by a 24-pct gain...
February 6th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UCL Port results

UCL Port results
Cargo throughput of UCL Holding’s stevedoring division rises 9% to 37.1 million tonnes In 2017, terminal operators of UCL Port, a stevedoring division of UCL Holding, handled 37.1 million tonnes of cargo, which is 9% more than in 2016. Total throughput growth within the division was driven by volumes...
February 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Largest direct food contact packaging factory in the GCC opens in KIZAD

Largest direct food contact packaging factory in the GCC opens in KIZAD
Official Inauguration of Gulf Printing and Packaging at KIZAD Largest Direct Food Contact Packaging factory in the GCC opens in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) Gulf Printing & Packaging is the first Food & Beverage packaging facility to start operations in KIZAD Abu Dhabi, United...
February 3rd, 2018 | Food and Drink, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance
The Neva Leader North Western Shipping Company carried 5.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 3.5% Y-o-Y The volume of waterborne freight transported by PAO North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding) between January and December 2017, increased by 3.5%, year-on-year to 5.8 million tonnes. Of...
January 30th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unsustainable BDI or what?

Unsustainable BDI or what?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day by losing five points and now stands at 1,214; not a good start for the week. Geopolitics are getting all over Planet Ocean more perplexed than ever. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI “reduced” its rise to a dozen point and now...
January 29th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…
John Faraclas Despite the ups and downs, the hopes and worries, the expectations and projections and all that jazz, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains stuck in levels which prove our worries of yet another period of discontent…  Today the BDI gained 28 points and now stands at 1,157, thanks to the...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IRANIMEX2017 confirms position as the Middle East’s largest maritime event

The scale of emerging maritime market opportunities, following Iran’s re-engagement with global trade partners, was brought into sharp focus at IRANIMEX, powered by Europort, which took place on Kish Island, Iran, between 12-14th December 2017. The three-day event attracted 283 exhibitors, including...
January 22nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brazil’s Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá Achieves Record Productivity of 31 Moves Per Hour Following Navis N4 Implementation

Brazil’s Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá Achieves Record Productivity of 31 Moves Per Hour Following Navis N4 Implementation
Use of N4 TOS Critical to Helping Achieve Greater Efficiency Needed to Support Growing Capacity Expected at the Terminal by 2020  Oakland, CA—January 22, 2018—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
January 22nd, 2018 | Containers, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Growth sparks 17 more jobs for 70-strong exporter Fracino

Growth sparks 17 more jobs for 70-strong exporter Fracino
Fuelling the growth pipeline: front row, centre, Fracino MD, Adrian Maxwell with new team members. The latest raft of appointments for Birmingham coffee machine manufacturer Fracino  – which  exports to over 70 countries worldwide – brings the multi-award winning team to 70-strong. The...
January 16th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,395 losing steam; Wets too…

The BDI@1,395 losing steam; Wets too…
John N. Faraclas Once again it seems that the Market is losing steam amid the coming Geopolitical Armageddon. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch ten points but the omens don’t look promising for the short run and that’s until after the Chinese New Year....
January 9th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry and Wet Market Blues…

Dry and Wet Market Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks to the Capers, following yesterdays major losses, managed to gain 32 points and now stands at 1,262 points; the Wets collapsed and all of us must consider the geopolitical effects. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Volatiles, …err the Capers clinched...
January 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

U-Freight welcomes Luxor Resolution on E-Commerce

U-Freight welcomes Luxor Resolution on E-Commerce
The U-Freight Group (UFL), with its considerable involvement in e-commerce logistics, has welcomed the recently-signed Luxor Resolution on cross-border e-commerce and believes it will help shape this rapidly evolving sector of global trade. Simon Wong, CEO of the UFL Group says: “We are pleased that...
January 3rd, 2018 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,588: the fall continues…

The BDI@1,588: the fall continues…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 31 points earlier on today “thanks” primarily to the Capers’ three-digit fall… Geopolitics as usual in a mess; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The beginning of the pre-Christmas week was marred by yet another Dry fall with the Capers...
December 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More