Tag: cargo

Global Missed Port Calls Rise With Coronavirus

Container ship visits to Chinese ports, measured both in number of vessels scheduled to call and their cumulative capacity in twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEU) plunged in late January and early February – largely due to the normal seasonal downturn associated with

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Global Distillates

As some regions increased their market share in Northwest Europe last year, others faded away. The flow of middle distillates from the United States declined 18% from 154,000 bpd in 2018 to 127,000 bpd in 2019. The result of a

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American Port Deliveries Move North

West Coast Canadian ports are winning market share of US cargo to and from Asia – driven by congestion and longer dwell times in southern Californian ports, as well as the competitive costs of Canadian terminals and their intermodal operators.

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The Base Oil Transition to Group II

The global base oils market is going through a structural change in the face of more advanced emissions and quality requirements across numerous markets including the shipping, industrial and automobile sectors. Base oils are used alongside additives to produce lubricants

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