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

September 5, 2019

When the VLCC activity has appeared slow there has been very high activity under the radar.  (more…)
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Intermodal

September 4, 2019

For yet another time, the market seems to have its own drivers. (more…)
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Brexit

September 2, 2019

If Boris Johnson gets his way, the ever-impending event that is Brexit will soon be upon us. (more…)
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Gibson

August 26, 2019

In January 2019 the Trump administration announced tough sanctions against PDVSA, designed to halt US imports of Venezuelan crude. (more…)
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Fearnleys1

August 22, 2019

The VLCC market has gone from strength to strength the last week, culminating at the writing moment with rates high W60’s from both MEG -...
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Intermodal

August 21, 2019

The well known to the world by now Iranian tanker Grace I, seized by British royal marines in Gibraltarian waters in July based on intelligence...
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Gibson

August 19, 2019

In recent months, the IEA has on many occasions expressed concerns about the health of the global economy. (more…)
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Gibson

August 12, 2019

There may be few new frontiers left in the oil market, with most regions having been tested, even if deemed to be uneconomical in the...
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Fearnleys1

July 25, 2019

T he VLCC market sprung to life this week and the fixture count is increasing by the hour, with ships disappearing all over, albeit more...
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Intermodal

July 24, 2019

Tonnes of ink has been spent analysing the rebound of the dry bulk market the last weeks with the most representative example being the rising...
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Gibson

July 22, 2019

Over the past few weeks, the West - East High Sulphur Fuel Oil (HSFO) arbitrage has firmed substantially from a fairly range bound $30/tonne to...
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Fearnleys1

July 18, 2019

There’s been very little change in the VLCC segment over the last week. MEG rates remain stagnant, ranging in the mid ws40’s eastbound for modern...
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EA-Gibson

July 15, 2019

It is official. After weeks of speculation and some minor reshuffling in terms of meeting dates, in early July OPEC+ announced the extension of their...
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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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