In reporting quarterly earnings this week, A.P. Moller-Maersk warned that the U.S.-China trade war could limit growth in global container traffic to the lower end of its one to three percent guidance range this year. After growth of around two percent between April and June, current and planned tariffs could cut global container demand by up to 1.5 percent.

• Seaborne cargo throughput rose by 4.1 percent to 69.4 million tons 
• Container handling increased 7.5 percent to 4.7million TEU 
• Double-figure, 12 percent growth on hinterland rail services
• Bulk cargo throughput stable at 21.0 million tons, down just 0.3 percent

Leading classification society, the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), recently launched a bespoke training course for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at IRClass' head office in Mumbai, India.

On September 11, 2019, in Kaliningrad, at the 11th International Baltic Transport Forum, experts from different countries will share their vision of the development of the region.

The West of England, a leading mutual marine insurer, has appointed a new Senior Claims Manager to work in its Americas team.

The government of Scotland is preparing to intervene to save Port Glasgow's Ferguson Marine shipyard from bankruptcy, according to economy secretary Derek Mackay. The yard could enter administration as early as the end of this week if it does not receive an intervention, and the government of Scotland has signaled that it will likely purchase it and take it into public ownership.

After the collision between the cruise ship MSC Opera and a tour boat in Venice this June, Italy's government may move to reroute some of the largest passenger vessels away from the historic and potentially vulnerable Guidecca Canal.

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Jotun has signed an agreement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen to provide its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) anti-fouling coating system across 42 vessels in the leading shipowner’s advanced RoRo fleet.

Kaunas Airport marks the aviation summer with ever newer record of passenger traffic. In July, more than 114 thousand passengers have travelled across Kaunas Airport. This is more by 12 thousand than in May, when the record – a six-digit number of passengers – was reached.

Passenger Load Factor increased year-on-year by 1.2% to close to 90%

Ports of Auckland in New Zealand has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards to buy the world's first full-size, fully electric port tug.

The events were attended by 17 countries from Asia, Europe, America and the Caribbean. 4320 effective business contacts were achieved, from which a sum of $ 873,417,600 of economic impact is expected within one year, as a result of both shows.

On Thursday, the UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) released its final report on the grounding of the Russian freighter Kuzma Minin off Falmouth last December. The agency's investigators concluded that the operator's financial health was an important contributing factor in the casualty.


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