Market Reports

Shipping market analyses from leading analysts and brokers. The page also contains news on ship fixtures, sales & purchase and newbuildings.

Market Reports

Intermodal

February 13, 2019

If there is one word that can describe the current shipping environment then that this word is most probably “volatility.” (more…)
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fearnleys

February 7, 2019

The activity for the VLCCs, particularly in the days prior to the Lunar New Year holidays, remained active but as the holidays started in earnest...
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Gibson

February 4, 2019

In 2010 Libyan oil production topped 1.6 million b/d, 9 years on and crude output since has struggled to come close to sustaining anywhere near...
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Fearnleys1

January 31, 2019

It has been an active week for the VLCCs but for the most part ex MEG and W.Afr as activity ex Americas has taken a...
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Intermodal

January 30, 2019

With 2018 over, we can definitely say that last year met the positive expectations everyone had after four years of continuous challenges for the off-shore...
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Gibson

January 21, 2019

The scrubber debate continues with the same intensity as it did six months ago, although there appear to be fewer announcements for new installations. (more…)
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Fearnelys

January 17, 2019

After a slow start to the week an injection of activity mid-week has seen VLCC rate nudge up slightly, although for modern ships only. (more…)
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Gibson

January 14, 2019

It is fair to say the US crude exports have transformed the global oil markets since the crude export ban was lifted by Congress at...
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Fearnleys1

January 10, 2019

VLCC January has so far not given much cause for celebration for VLCC owners. (more…)
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Fearnleys1

January 3, 2019

Despite the end year holidays , ships have quietly been fixed off , particularly in the Meg. (more…)
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Fearnleys1

December 20, 2018

VLCC; with the Dec program concluded this week’s focus has been on early Jan cargoes from MEG. (more…)
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EA-Gibson

December 18, 2018

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you will probably have heard that OPEC are at it again, preparing to cut...
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Intermodal

December 12, 2018

China’s monthly iron ore imports dropped for the first time this year joined by declines in copper and soybeans as economic growth slows in the...
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Gibson

December 3, 2018

Ordering a new tanker is undoubtedly a big decision... (more…)
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Fearnleys1

November 29, 2018

Aframax in the North Sea and Baltic are experiencing a firmer market when we are now fixing cargoes with December laycan. (more…)
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