Baltic Exchange moves capesize reporting times forward

The Baltic Exchange is moving the time of the publication of its nine capesize routes and index (BCI) forward by two hours to 1100 (London) from today (1 February 2013). The move underlines the increased levels of chartering authority in the Asia-Pacific region and follows a period of consultation with the market. Baltic Exchange Chief […]

Seamen’s Union launches 48 hour strike action in Greece affecting key ports

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising of 48 hour strike action in Greece by the Seamen’s Union from 0600 on Thursday 31st January until 0600 on Saturday 2nd February 2013.  ISS Greece has confirmed that the strike disruption means that there will be no assistance by tug boat crews with […]