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PMO to pay $857m for fleet supply in a year

30 March 2020 - 16:20
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) will pay 36 trillion rials (about $857 million) for supplying marine fleet during the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20), the managing director of organization announced.

IRICA offering 18 new incentives to support export

27 March 2020 - 16:35
Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) is offering 18 new incentives to the country’s exporters in a bid to support exports, IRIB reported on Friday.

Annual loading, unloading of cargos at Iran's ports rise 6%

27 March 2020 - 16:31
Loading and unloading of commodities at the ports of Iran have risen six percent during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), the head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced.

India's lockdown shakes up coal trade flows

26 March 2020 - 18:46
India's nationwide lockdown is shaking the coal market after it triggered force majeure declarations by a string of ports, consumers and traders over the past two days. This is starting to encourage the diversion of cargoes earmarked for India to China and southeast Asia.

Annual loading, unloading of basic commodities up 136% in Chabahar Port

25 March 2020 - 21:25
Loading and unloading of basic goods in Iran’s Chabahar Port have increased 136 percent during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) compared to its preceding year, according to an provincial official.

Australia’s ports seek exemption from virus closures

25 March 2020 - 18:36
Australia's ports and the mining firms that use them have called on the federal government to ensure that they continue operating through the coronavirus pandemic, by declaring the ports as essential industries.

IMO-compliant fuel more available in ports

24 March 2020 - 19:23
There are signs that IMO-compliant marine fuel is becoming more widely available in ports around the world, with shipowners filing fewer non-availability reports.

Malaysia allows Vale to keep iron ore port open

20 March 2020 - 21:18
Brazilian iron ore producer Vale will keep open its Teluk Rubiah iron ore blending terminal in Malaysia after discussions with government officials.

Malaysia lockdown closes Vale's iron ore port: Update

18 March 2020 - 17:50
Updates dates on terminal closure in para 1 Clarifies closure process in para 2 Adds information on communication with the Malaysian government in para 4 Adds Vale's comments in para 5 Adds 2019 total receipt in para 6

Container shippers battle supply chain disruptions

17 March 2020 - 19:43
Inland US containerized scrap exporters are feeling the pinch as intensifying impacts of the coronavirus pandemic impact export bookings and cause supply chain disruptions throughout North America.
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