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An ‘aggressive’ fight over containers is causing shipping costs to rocket by 300%

Published Sun, Jan 24 20218:58 PM ESTUpdated Mon,

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Where’s My Container?

Maersk Boxship Loses 750 Containers Overboard in North Pacific

Maersk Boxship loses containers overboard in the PacificMaersk Essen on a prior call in Los Angeles (Maersk photo)

Heavy weather in the North Pacific is being blamed for the loss of containers aboard one of Maersk’s containerships.

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Introducing Syntha Group

Piedmont Chemical Industries, Inc. Announces Launch of New Brand and Business Name

Changes reflect the organization’s continued growth and commitment to its iconic family of brands

HIGH POINT,

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BASF Schedules TDI Turnaround in Ludwigshafen

BASF plans early-March maintenance at Ludwigshafen TDI plantJanuary 22/2021
MOSCOW (MRC) — BASF is planning to carry out maintenance work early in March at its 300,000-metric tons/year toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant at Ludwigshafen, Read more

Middle East Update

Mideast chemical supply tight on container shortages, Asian plant shutdowns

Author: Felicia Loo

2021/01/21

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Middle East’s petrochemical markets are facing tight supply,

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BASF Expecting Better Q4

BASF Group releases preliminary figures for fourth quarter of 2020 and full year 2020

Q4 2020:

  • Sales expected to be €15,905 million (Q4 2019: €14,686 million), above the prior-year quarter and above analyst consensus
  • EBIT before special items expected to be €1,113 million (Q4 2019: €842 million),

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PFA Call for Papers

Polyurethane Foam Association Accepting Abstracts For Technical Presentations For May 2021 Meeting

Abstract Deadline March 22, 2021

LOUDON,

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