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Two-Tier Market Emerges as Container Spot & Contract Rates Diverge

A two-tier market within the container shipping sector is opening up as spot rates in key trades collapse. Carriers that focused on quoting spot rates...

Shipping Fuel & Lubes Prices Skyrocket As Geopolitical, Regulatory Tussles Take Toll

More than 40 marine fuel suppliers from around the world have gathered at this year’s Posidonia during a critical juncture for the US$300billion bunkering...

Data Is The New Commodity To Spur Shipping Into A New Era Of Optimisation

More than 30 martech startups from around the world are displaying their solutions and platforms at this year’s Posidonia Exhibition currently being held at...

US appetite for Far East imports to face test

During the pandemic retail sales and personal savings have been increasing in tandem and supported US consumer demand for imports from the Far East....

Drewry: Multipurpose Time Charter Index Up by 1.7% Feb

The Drewry Multipurpose Time Charter Index increased to $10,987 per day in February, representing a rise of 1.7% compared to the 2.2% rise seen...

Platts – Oil, shipping markets look to navigate sanctions, conflict

Oil companies, refiners, shippers and traders are all weighing their involvement and exposure to Russia after financial sanctions were imposed in response to the...

Drewry: Container Port Throughput Down 1.2% in Nov

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 235...

Drewry: More muted growth, but higher carrier profits forecast in 2022

Container demand growth is losing some momentum amid mounting headwinds, but carriers will continue to rake huge profits, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster...

Uncertainty to dominate in West of Suez clean tankers markets in 2022

A dismal year for clean tanker earnings over most of 2021 ended with some improvement across a number of vessel classes in the fourth...

Multipurpose Time Charter Index Up to $10,575/day in December

The Drewry Multipurpose Time Charter Index tracks one-year period charter rates across a basket of vessel types and sizes and forecasts the market movement...

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Wartsila: A challenging year with strong annual growth

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OCTOBER–DECEMBER 2022 Order intake decreased by 24% to EUR 1,638 million (2,150)Service order intake increased by 6% to EUR 791 million (747)Net sales...

Hapag-Lloyd achieves extraordinarily strong result in its anniversary year 2022

On the basis of preliminary and unaudited figures, Hapag-Lloyd has concluded the 2022 financial year – in which it celebrated its 175th anniversary –...

Bahri sees profits soar in 2022

Saudi Arabia’s Bahri has seen its profits soar by over 400% in 2022 following a boom in tanker rates, boosting the shipping giant’s oil...

Euronav Files Second Arbitration Against Frontline

Euronav NV hereby informs its shareholders that on 28 January 2023 it has filed an application request for arbitration on the merits in relation...

Oaktree looking at block sale of existing shares in Hafnia Limited

OCM Luxembourg Chemical Tankers S.à r.l. which is ultimately controlled by funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management L.P. (the "Seller") has retained Fearnley Securities,...

Baltic index logs worst month in 3 years

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index registered its biggest monthly percentage fall in...

Baltic index snaps 9-day losing streak as panamax, supramax rates rise

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index snapped its nine-session losing streak on Tuesday,...

Cyprus shipping making waves – report

Cyprus shipping, the steady driver of the economy, is sailing for better times, having...

Baltic index hits fresh multi-year lows on capesize dip

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk...

Baltic index falls for seventh session on lower capesize demand

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk...

Port of Long Beach Closes 2022 with Second-Busiest Year

The Port of Long Beach marked its second-busiest year on record by moving 9.13 million twenty-foot equivalent units in 2022, allowing for a return...

Hapag-Lloyd AG acquires share in J M Baxi Ports & Logistics Limited

Hapag-Lloyd AG signed a binding agreement today under which it will acquire 35% of J M Baxi Ports & Logistics Limited (JMBPL) from a...

Nigeria opens ‘game changer’ billion-dollar deep seaport

Nigeria opened a billion-dollar Chinese-built deep seaport in Lagos on Monday, which is expected to ease congestion at the country’s ports and help it...

SC Ports handles nearly 3 million TEUs in record 2022

South Carolina Ports had a record 2022 with the most containers ever handled at the Port of Charleston. SC Ports moved nearly 2.8 million TEUs...

January oil loadings from Russia’s Baltic ports set to jump 50% vs Dec

Urals and KEBCO crude oil loadings from Russia’s Baltic ports of Primorsk and Ust-Luga in January are set to rise by 50% from December...