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: 1177

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: 2755

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: 2861

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: 1682

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: 765

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: 10252

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: 516

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: 3953

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: 795

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: 482

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: 1892

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: 474

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: 1807

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: 738

Saturday, July 24, 2021

It’s About Stimulus Checks Not Ocean Carriers Like Maersk Says White House Source

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Earlier this month, the Biden Administration signed an order cracking down on anti-competitive behavior in the shipping industry.

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 6453

Monday, June 14, 2021

Out-of-Control Shipping Costs Fire Up Prices From Coffee to Toys

By Alex Longley, Catherine Bosley and Deirdre Hipwell (Bloomberg) — The skyrocketing price of shipping goods across the globe may hit your

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 13267

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Soeren Skou, CEO Maersk

Maersk CEO Sees No Real Sign of Inflation Risk in World Economy

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chief executive of the world’s biggest shipping company says he’s not seeing signs of a dangerous resurgence

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 2604

Thursday, April 1, 2021
port of long beach

Fitch: Soaring Shipping Costs Add To Near-Term Global Inflationary Pressures

Supply chain bottlenecks in global shipping and semiconductor markets are adding to near-term pressures on inflation, says Fitch Ratings in a new report

April 1, 2021
Total Views: 2849