Friday, March 10, 2023

Offshore Wind Farms Fall Victim to Global Inflation Fight

By Josh Saul, Will Mathis and Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) — Off the coast of New England, winds whip over the frigid Atlantic Ocean creating perfect

March 10, 2023
Total Views: 3553

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Shipping Containers With Billions Of Dollars Worth Of Imports Are Stuck At Pakistan’s Ports

By Ismail Dilawar( Bloomberg) —A bunch of Pakistan’s biggest companies have halted operations in the past months as they ran out of raw materials or

February 19, 2023
Total Views: 40314

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Pakistan Inflation At 48-Year-High As Supplies Jam In Ports

By Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider (Bloomberg) –Pakistan’s inflation quickened to the fastest in almost 48 years in January as thousands of

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 1345

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Freight Rates Seen as a ‘Smoking Gun’ on Inflation

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The pandemic-era surge in shipping costs was a “smoking gun” that foretold the global inflation spike, and the sharp

January 25, 2023
Total Views: 3212

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Equinor Delays Decision on Plans for World’s Northernmost Oilfield

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Soaring costs and supply chain bottlenecks have put a question mark over plans for what would be

November 10, 2022
Total Views: 1192

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

America’s Offshore Wind Farms Face Headwinds

By Josh Saul and Will Wade (Bloomberg) — Plans for massive offshore wind farms that President Joe Biden hopes will power as many as 10 million American

November 1, 2022
Total Views: 2888

Monday, July 11, 2022

Slow Steaming May Be Surest Way For Aging Fleets To Meet Ever Changing Emissions Standards

By Sarah McFarlane LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about to get slower.

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2968

Thursday, June 30, 2022

France Asks CMA-CGA To Lower Rates

by Dominique Vidalon (Reuters) French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Wednesday put fresh pressure on the country’s biggest energy and shipping

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 1703

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Maritime Trade Disruption

Ship Disruption May Push Inflation Higher Says UN

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new UN report warns logistics professionals not to discount the impact of the Ukraine War on overall ship demand or get too excited

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 785

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Maersk Sees No Let Up in Surging Cost of Shipping Goods

By Richa Naidu and Padraic Halpin LONDON/DUBLIN, June 22 (Reuters) – The cost of shipping goods has surged 25-30% since the start of the pandemic due

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 3509

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
port of los angeles and long beach

Old Is Gold: Sky-High Cost of Ageing Ships Sounds Inflation SOS

By Joe Brock SINGAPORE, June 21 (Reuters) – Shipping companies are transforming rust buckets into gold mines in a modern-day alchemy that

June 21, 2022
Total Views: 10275

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Shipping Containers Stacked Tall

Fighting Inflation – Brazil To Lower Port Taxes To Cheapen Imports

If the cost of goods entering the country is lower, will that translate to lower prices at the stores and lower inflation numbers? by Bernardo Caram

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 518

Friday, February 11, 2022

World’s Damaged Supply Chains Brace for Painful Recovery

By Mark John Feb 11 (Reuters) – Signs are growing that a global supply chain crisis which has confounded central bank inflation forecasts,

February 11, 2022
Total Views: 3960

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Maersk Sees Inflation-Stoking Supply Crunch Easing in Second Half

By Christian Wienberg and Anna Edwards (Bloomberg) — A major player in global trade signaled disrupted supply chains rattling economies from Vietnam to

February 9, 2022
Total Views: 798

Friday, January 28, 2022
containerships anchored off port of los angeles

Monetary Policy Effect on Supply Chain Inflationary Pressure May Be ‘Limited’ -New York Fed

By Jonnelle Marte Jan 28 (Reuters) – Domestic monetary policy actions may do little to tame some of the inflation being driven by global supply chain

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 484

Friday, December 31, 2021

IKEA Raises Prices Amid Supply Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Costs

STOCKHOLM, Dec 30 (Reuters) – The world’s biggest furniture brand IKEA is raising prices by an average of 9% as it faces increasing costs in

December 31, 2021
Total Views: 1943

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
port of los angeles-long beach

US Likely to Experience Longer Supply Chain Delays Than Other Economies

By Ben Holland (Bloomberg) — The U.S. is suffering longer delivery delays than other economies because of stronger demand from American consumers, a

October 27, 2021
Total Views: 1612

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
wind turbine

Commodity Inflation Squeezes Profits for Wind Giant Vestas

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — One of world’s biggest makers of wind turbines cut its outlook for the year, citing commodity inflation and

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 479

Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Navigating In Ice

Greenflation Hits Shipping

by Sujata Rao (Reuters) From container ships to cardboard, tighter environmental regulations are stoking shortages and price spikes as

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 1808

Thursday, August 5, 2021
containers at port of los angeles

U.S. Trade Deficit Widened to Record in June

By Vince Golle (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened to a record in June, consistent with a rush by domestic importers to meet business

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 742