Market Reports

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

Market Reports

Gibson

August 14, 2018

2018 has been a horrible year for product tanker owners, with sale and leasebacks being necessary for many to provide a financial bridge to better...
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Intermodal

August 8, 2018

Singapore’s shipyard business has evolved over the decades, from shipbuilding and repairs to rig building. (more…)
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Gibson

July 31, 2018

The Federal Government in Ottawa very much has it’s back against the wall in trying to establish viable long-term security for Canada’s crude oil exports....
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Fearnleys1

July 19, 2018

Another relatively quiet week for the VLCCs. (more…)
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EA-Gibson

July 16, 2018

When Donald Trump decided to run for the US Presidency, “America First” was the overriding theme of his campaign... (more…)
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Fearnleys1

July 12, 2018

As we are moving towards the end of July cancelling, the VLCC market is still in the same state as last week. (more…)
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EA-Gibson

July 9, 2018

One of the most hotly debated subjects in the shipping markets this year has been the approaching IMO global sulphur cap of 0.5% on marine...
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Gibson

July 2, 2018

It’s not unusual for newbuild crude tankers to carry clean cargoes on their maiden voyage. (more…)
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EA-Gibson

June 25, 2018

It has been three years since the Chinese government first allowed the independent refiners to directly purchase crude oil on the open market, provided they...
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Gibson

June 18, 2018

The current dynamics in the oil markets are very different to the conditions seen just a year ago. (more…)
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Intermodal

June 6, 2018

As observed last month the price of oil hit its highest level since November 2014 reaching $80 per barrel. (more…)
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Fearnleys1

May 31, 2018

Healthy volumes in general for the VLCC’s and for most VLCC-routes. (more…)
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Gibson

May 21, 2018

It goes without saying that crude tanker earnings across all size groups have been at very depressed levels this year. (more…)
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crude

May 7, 2018

Later this month the people of Venezuela will once again be heading to the polls to vote in Presidential elections. Whatever the outcome of the...
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Gibson

April 24, 2018

Last night saw Ice Brent close at $73.78/bbl, the highest since November 2014. (more…)
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