COVID-19


Friday, February 21, 2020
Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos
Maritime News

Global Shipping’s ‘Perfect Storm’ to Pass, Veteran CEO Says

By Krystal Chia (Bloomberg) — The global shipping industry has run into very rough waters in 2020 as the virus crisis that’s engulfed China and roiled

February 21, 2020
Total Views: 95

Thursday, February 20, 2020
maersk ship
Maritime News

Maersk CEO Predicts ‘Sharp’ Rebound After Coronavirus Peaks

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest container shipping company, is positioning itself for a strong rebound

February 20, 2020
Total Views: 35

Maritime News

Shipping Counts Costs as Coronavirus Hits Supply Chains

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – China is struggling to resume normal trade operations as fallout from the coronavirus outbreak hits

February 20, 2020
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Maritime News

Japan Blasted as Passengers Finally Leave Coronavirus Cruise Ship

By Linda Sieg and Ryan Woo TOKYO/BEIJING, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Hundreds of passengers trundled off a cruise ship in Japan on Wednesday after being held

February 19, 2020
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
bulk carrier ballast water
Maritime News

Golden Ocean Warns on Profit, Supply Chains Due to Coronavirus

By Terje Solsvik OSLO, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Shipping group Golden Ocean warned on Tuesday its profit would be hit by a slowdown in demand due to the

February 18, 2020
Total Views: 35

Longshoremen China
Maritime News

Slump in Global Goods Trade to Deepen With Coronavirus, WTO Says

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Global trade in goods will likely stay weak in coming months as disruptions from coronavirus in China staunch the

February 18, 2020
Total Views: 80

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Maritime News

Global Trade Turmoil as Ships Skip China

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — February 2020 will come to be remembered as a period of historic disruption to physical supply chains the world over,

February 16, 2020
Total Views: 80

Friday, February 14, 2020
Maritime News

Cruise Industry Shuns Asia Amid Coronavirus Fears

By Chayut Setboonsarng BANGKOK, Feb 14 (Reuters) – The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of

February 14, 2020
Total Views: 8

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

Coronavirus Hits China’s Crude Oil, Iron Ore, Coal Imports: Russell

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Calculating the exact impact on commodity markets from the coronavirus epidemic in China is

February 13, 2020
Total Views: 46

ship anchorage
Maritime News

Stranded Tankers and Full Storage Tanks: Coronavirus Leads to Crude Glut in China

By Muyu Xu, Shu Zhang and Devika Krishna Kumar BEIJING/SINGAPORE/NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) – The coronavirus’s effect on energy markets is

February 13, 2020
Total Views: 90

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Maritime News

Coronavirus to Hit U.S. Retail Imports in February

Imports at the United States’ major retail container ports are expected to see a sharper-than-usual decline this month as the coronavirus causes factory

February 11, 2020
Total Views: 39

Monday, February 10, 2020
general cargo bulk ship
Maritime News

Shipping Gets Smashed by Coronavirus in More Ways Than One

By Alex Longley and Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg) — The shipping industry tends to do badly when Chinese demand disappoints, but the outbreak of the

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 28

Maritime News

Coronavirus Cases Double on Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

By Rocky Swift and Ju-min Park TOKYO, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Passenger tests aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan confirmed at least 65 more

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 59

Friday, February 7, 2020
Maritime News

Coronavirus Cases on Cruise Ship Stuck Off Japan Rise to 61

By Ju-min Park and Elaine Lies TOKYO, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Dozens more people onboard a cruise ship quarantined in the port of Yokohama, Japan, tested

February 7, 2020
Total Views: 31

lng ship
Maritime News

China LNG Force Majeure Rejected as Virus Chaos Sparks Dispute

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — Two of Europe’s biggest energy companies rejected a Chinese force majeure on liquefied natural gas contracts in

February 7, 2020
Total Views: 26

Thursday, February 6, 2020
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Coronavirus Disrupts Global Container Shipping

By Jonathan Saul and Lisa Baertlein – LONDON/LOS ANGELES, Feb 6 (Reuters) – China’s fast-spreading coronavirus is throwing the global

February 6, 2020
Total Views: 154

dry bulk ship, bulker
Maritime News

Commodity Shipping Faces ‘Crisis in Demand’ on Virus Outbreak

By Krystal Chia and Haidi Lun (Bloomberg) — The global commodity-shipping industry faces an extremely challenging quarter as the impact of the

February 6, 2020
Total Views: 27

liquefied natural gas tanker
Maritime News

China’s Biggest LNG Importer Suspends Some Contracts as Virus Spreads

By Jessica Jaganathan and Chen Aizhu – SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Reuters) – China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), the country’s biggest

February 6, 2020
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Maritime News

Cruise Ship Passengers Test Positive for Coronavirus in Japan

By Ju-min Park and David Dolan – TOKYO, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Around 3,700 people are facing at least two weeks locked away on a cruise liner

February 5, 2020
Total Views: 9

Maritime News

Coronavirus Fears Hit U.S. Gas Exporters

(Bloomberg) — A grim situation for U.S. natural gas exporters has gotten even worse as the coronavirus outbreak sends global prices plunging on concern

February 5, 2020
Total Views: 54