U.S. Soybean Vessel Was Loaded for China Just Before Duties

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A ship carrying U.S. soybeans took off for China last week just before the Asian country’s retaliatory tariffs went into effect. The shipment of about 69,000 metric tons was loaded from the Pacific region in the week ended July 5, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a weekly report Monday. The following day, China
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Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with ST Shipping and Transport Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Maera. The gross charter rate is
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GENEVA: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) informed. This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to highlight the important contribution of
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AHMEDABAD: Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. Ltd will commission a 5 MTPA LNG import terminal at Mundra in the next 2-3 months, GSPC Managing Director Jagdip Narayan Singh said. Mundra will be third terminal is Gujarat to import supercooled natural gas, or liquified natural gas (LNG) in cryogenic ships. This LNG will then be converted into
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GENEVA: G20 members including India and the U.S. have applied as many as 39 new trade-restrictive measures such as higher duties and taxes as also stricter customs procedures during seven months to mid-May, a WTO report has said. The trade-restrictive measures in G20 economies have doubled compared to the previous review period, the report added.
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NEW DELHI: India and South Korea will reduce duties on 11 tariff lines in a bid to expand bilateral trade by updating their existing free-trade agreement, called the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA). “Both countries have agreed to tariff concessions on 11 lines,” said an official in the know of the details. The revised CEPA
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RAJKOT: Under the guidance of Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways and Coal, in order to capture the lost traffic through new delivery model for domestic cargo, Indian Railways has introduced Double Stack Dwarf Container Services. This freight train was flagged off on 7th July, 2018 from Western Railway’s Rajkot railway station
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Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will visit Visakhapatnam and the port soon to inaugurate several projects, according to Visakhapatnam Port Trust Chairman MT Krishnababu. Briefing the media on the Minister’s visit here, Krishnababu said several major projects had been taken up in recent years at the port in the public-private
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Six ships have been deployed as part of this service. Among them, the Bahri Tabuk, which opened the new sea link to the ro-ro terminal in Le Havre at the beginning of the year. LE HAVRE: Since the beginning of the year, HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has been berthing the Saudi Arabian national
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Since the beginning of the year, HAROPA – Port of Le Havre has been berthing the Saudi Arabian shipping line Bahri with a RoRo service for containers, as well as conventional and heavy-lift cargo. This new bi-monthly service, which now links HAROPA to the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf, reinforces HAROPA’s position among the
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