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WTI barely bounces after surprise crude draw

Zero Hedge: “After the collapse in the energy complex today amid concern OPEC’s plans to cut production won’t be enough to stem a surge in stockpiles, all eyes are on API’s report to see if crude inventories rose for the …

Dachser focuses on lithium-ion technology

 Press Release
Dachser focuses on lithium-ion technology
Kempten, November 20, 2018.
By 2022, logistics provider Dachser plans to replace all of its roughly 6,000 ground conveyors in Europe with vehicles powered by energy-saving lithium-ion batteries.
Compared to conventional lead-acid batteries, …

MSC enhances Asia-Latin America network through new VSA

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is optimising its Asia-South America east coast network through a new vessel-sharing agreement (VSA) with two other carriers. The new arrangements will slash transit times on MSC’s Ipanema service by at least a week.
The VSA …