Opinion

Opinion

Clarksons

October 16, 2017

A well-known football manager once commented on the “bouncebackability” of his team after they had followed a defeat with a victory. This year and last,...
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gaslog

October 13, 2017

The world’s oil majors, beset by intimations of demand for their favorite product leveling off, seek comfort from an invisible friend. (more…)
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Intermodal

October 11, 2017

With the majority of second - hand tonnage transactions taking place in the dry bulk sector it’s easy to lose sight of what is happening...
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Clarksons

October 9, 2017

When shipping markets start to move into the next phase of the cycle following a downturn, sometimes the percentage increases in earnings can look very...
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Intermodal

October 4, 2017

During the past couple of months the dry bulk market has displayed particularly strong momentum and we have been witnessing steady appetite and activity on...
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Clarksons

October 1, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a record year for secondhand sales volumes. Meanwhile, newbuilding activity remains at historically low levels. As a result, the...
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Clarksons

October 1, 2017

Since the start of 2015, demolition in the oil tanker sector has generally remained very limited. However, in August 2017, more than 2.5m dwt was...
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moore-stephens

September 27, 2017

Shipping confidence reached its highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end-August 2017, according to the latest Moore Stephens Shipping...
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drewry

September 27, 2017

Container shipping lines are increasing their share of the seaborne reefer market and are forecast to accelerate their assault over the coming years, according to...
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Clarksons

September 24, 2017

Historically, the fuel of choice for the vast majority of large cargo ships has been heavy fuel oil. But in 2020, sulphur oxide emissions will...
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Intermodal

September 20, 2017

An undoubtedly interesting market lately is the newbuilding market, in which we are witnessing numerous orders across all sectors and sizes. (more…)
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Clarksons

September 17, 2017

Since remote antiquity the essential importance of energy to human civilization has been well appreciated: in ancient Greek mythology for example, it was the secret...
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Clarksons

September 11, 2017

The world of seaborne trade spreads across a wide range of commodities and goods. But in terms of growth, at any point in time some...
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drewry

September 5, 2017

Despite a recovery in cargo shipping markets, ship manning costs will remain suppressed as shipowners and operators continue to be financially challenged and the officer...
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Clarksons

September 4, 2017

British cycling star Chris Froome has taken on one long cycle after another, currently tackling the Tour Of Spain following his fourth Tour De France...
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