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Port Houston has the best May on record with double-digit TEU increases
Port Houston has the best May on record with double-digit TEU increases

AJOT | June 16, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port Houston continues to make waves with another month of double-digit container cargo increases through the Houston Ship Channel and its best May ever for container TEUs.

EIA: Growing global production limits crude oil price increases in the most recent forecast
EIA: Growing global production limits crude oil price increases in the most recent forecast

AJOT | June 15, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

In the June Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that rising global production of petroleum and other liquid fuels (driven by OPEC, Russia, and the United States) will limit price increases for global crude oil benchmarks Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI).

Valenciaport already moves more than 100,000 export containers in May
Valenciaport already moves more than 100,000 export containers in May

AJOT | June 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

In this month, 480,019 TEUs (standard 20-foot containers) were handled, of which 100,048 were for cargo (export). The latter grew by 50% compared to last year (the most complicated month of COVID-19) and by 12.26% compared to 2019 (year without pandemic)

Oil gains on tight supply against rising demand - Rystad Energy comments

AJOT | June 15, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

Rystad Energy’s daily market comment from our Oil Markets Analyst Louise Dickson

POV demonstrates capabilities as May holds record volume, record-setting vessel

AJOT | June 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port processes 62,000 rail containers, more than 107,000 gate moves

Production of crude oil and natural gas in New Mexico reached new record in March 2021
Production of crude oil and natural gas in New Mexico reached new record in March 2021

AJOT | June 14, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

New Mexico had record-high production of crude oil and natural gas in March 2021, averaging 1.16 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil and 6.19 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas. The March 2021 increases in crude oil and natural gas production were the largest monthly increases on record for New Mexico.

Oil rises further on demand uptick, supply maintenance and vaccination campaign breakthrough -Rystad Energy comments

AJOT | June 14, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

Rystad Energy’s daily market comment from our Oil Markets Analyst Louise Dickson

Frankfurt Airport shows further rise in demand for cargo flights
Frankfurt Airport shows further rise in demand for cargo flights

AJOT | June 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports | By The Numbers

Passenger numbers still well below pre-pandemic levels

WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 22)
WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 22)

AJOT | June 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters | By The Numbers

WorldACD's latest views on air cargo market developments, covering each of the last 5 weeks up till Sunday 6 June.

WRI Market Insights: The Global Forest Industry Q1 2021

AJOT | June 11, 2021 | International Trade | Commodity | By The Numbers

The strong lumber markets in North America and Europe resulted in higher sawlog prices in most parts of the world in early 2021.

Rystad Energy’s daily market comment from our Oil Markets Analyst Louise Dickson

AJOT | June 11, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

Oil demand is recovering globally, assisted by accelerating vaccination campaigns that help lift lockdowns, and amid a conservative OPEC+ policy prices are rising to new multi-year highs above $70 per barrel, with upside on the horizon.

ZIM announces pricing of secondary offering

AJOT | June 04, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., a global container liner shipping company with over 75 years of experience, announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 6,975,000 ordinary shares at a price to the public of $40.00 per ordinary share, by certain selling shareholders of the Company.

U.S. energy consumption in 2020 increased for renewables, fell for all other fuels
U.S. energy consumption in 2020 increased for renewables, fell for all other fuels

AJOT | June 04, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

All sources for U.S. energy consumption totaled 92.9 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2020, a record 7% decrease from 2019. Consumption decreased for all fuels compared with 2019 except renewable energy, which increased by 2%. Petroleum consumption decreased 13%, natural gas decreased 2%, coal decreased 19%, and nuclear electric power decreased 2%.

Rystad Energy’s daily market comment from our Oil Markets Analyst Louise Dickson

AJOT | June 04, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

The fact that oil prices maintain and even extend a bit their high levels this week is a clear sign that the market considers a $70 plus dollar level sustainable for a barrel of oil.

U.S. average gasoline prices before Memorial Day are the highest since 2014
U.S. average gasoline prices before Memorial Day are the highest since 2014

AJOT | May 28, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

The average retail price for regular gasoline in the United States on May 24, the Monday before the Memorial Day weekend, was $3.02 per gallon (gal), the highest gasoline price before Memorial Day since 2014, according to our weekly Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update. The average U.S. gasoline price on May 24 was $1.14/gal higher than a year ago.

Rail Traffic for the Week Ending May 15, 2021

AJOT | May 19, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | By The Numbers

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 533,872 carloads and intermodal units, up 28.3 percent compared with the same week last year.

All-time record volume, strong service levels continue at the Port of Virginia
All-time record volume, strong service levels continue at the Port of Virginia

AJOT | May 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port handles growing volumes including cargo delayed by Suez incident

Ocean rates stay high as retailers struggle to build stock

AJOT | May 19, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

With recent news of overwhelming demand causing shipments to be rolled even on newly minted, extremely expensive annual contracts, now’s a good time to take a look at our recent report on how BCOs and freight forwarders are adapting their approach to annual tender negotiations going forward.

February 2021 drop in U.S. ethane demand was largest monthly decline on record
February 2021 drop in U.S. ethane demand was largest monthly decline on record

AJOT | May 19, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | By The Numbers

In February 2021, extremely cold winter weather in the Gulf Coast region resulted in outages at most petrochemical plants in the area, causing the largest monthly decline in demand for ethane feedstock on record.

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System’s 2021 navigation season starts strong

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway | By The Numbers

Iron ore surges over 2020 tonnage; Seaway-wide tonnage up nearly four percent, tracking 5-year average

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