Dry

Weekly reviews of Dry Cargo Shipping markets from leading analysts.

Dry

Fearnleys1

July 11, 2019

More of the same in the VLCC market this week with limited inquiry, stagnant rates and too many available ships seeking employment... (more…)
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Intermodal

July 10, 2019

In contrast with the general expectations for the dry bulk market, the sector was not positive or even stable during the past 6 months. (more…)
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Fearnleys1

July 4, 2019

A lacklustre week in the VLCC segment with rates under pressure, especially in the MEG. (more…)
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Intermodal

July 3, 2019

The global shipping industry is facing numerous challenges at a time when geopolitical turmoil has escalated in view of the recent tension in the Middle...
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Fearnleys1

June 13, 2019

Hope springs eternal in the human breast." So said Alexander Pope, whose dictum is still as profound as it is poetic. Hope is of course...
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Fearnleys1

June 6, 2019

There are very few bright spots anywhere for the VLCCs and it has not been for some time. (more…)
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Intermodal

June 5, 2019

The first semester of 2019 started as a fairly positive semester for the off-shore sector whilst there was a recovery on crude prices, as well...
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Fearnleys1

May 30, 2019

The MEG VLCC program for June is well under way with some 70 deals concluded so far. (more…)
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Intermodal

May 29, 2019

Reflecting on the first quarter of 2019, the product tanker market was healthy, with average earnings significantly up compared to the first quarter of last...
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Intermodal

May 15, 2019

As of May 1st, the U.S. has ended waivers to the sanctions that had allowed the top buyers of Iranian oil to continue their imports....
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Intermodal

April 24, 2019

Over the last 10 years, many of the traditional and top lending banks have made the decision to either downsize their portfolios or even exit...
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Intermodal

April 17, 2019

Once again we are faced with the situation of the Dry Baltic Index being below 1,000 points... (more…)
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Intermodal

April 3, 2019

Subsequently to the drop of rates in the third decade of March - last week continued pretty much with the same sentiment, with nothing fresh...
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Fearnleys1

March 28, 2019

The VLCC market took a turn for the worse this week, as activity slowed down in all areas and ships of all classes have been...
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Intermodal

March 27, 2019

Contrary to the December 2018 forecasts but in line with the expectations of the dry bulk market, the first quarter of the year closed negatively....
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