Market Reports

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

Market Reports

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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Gibson

June 10, 2019

China officially increased tariffs up to 25% on $60 billion of US products from 1st June, following the US decision to increase tariffs on $200bn/year...
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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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EA-Gibson

June 3, 2019

Many industries, including shipping, are facing an increasing environmental pressure to act upon the Paris Agreement. (more…)
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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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Gibson

May 27, 2019

Many tanker market participants have placed significant faith that both fundamental developments and short term disruptive factors will push the products tanker market into an...
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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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Gibson

May 13, 2019

One of the forward looking indicators of how healthy (or unhealthy) the tanker supply/demand balance could be in a couple of years is the tanker...
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Gibson

May 6, 2019

Much of the current market focus is on crude supply, with sanctions, outages and unplanned disruptions impacting on supply. (more…)
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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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Gibson

April 15, 2019

Like all other crude tanker segments, Suezmax rates have been on a rollercoaster ride over the past six months. (more…)
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Supertanker

April 8, 2019

Earlier in 2019, we published a market report into how the surge in Chinese refined product exports had a profound effect on the product tanker...
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