Opinion

Opinion

BIMCO_

April 9, 2021

The Chinese ban on coal imports from Australia has shaken up coal trades in the east. In the absence of Australian coal exports to China,...
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containership

April 8, 2021

In March, orders for 45 Ultra-large containerships (ULCS, 15,000+ TEU) were placed, breaking a record on its own. (more…)
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drewry

April 5, 2021

The composite index inched up 0.2% or $12 this week, and also, remains 220.2% higher than a year ago. (more…)
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BIMCO_

March 18, 2021

In the first two months of 2021, Brazilian iron ore exports have risen by 9.1% to 53.0m tonnes, driven by China. So far this year,...
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Tokyo LNG Tanker

March 17, 2021

S&P Global Platts reports daily LNG tanker charter rates have dropped to an all-time low of $25,000/d for an Atlantic Basin tanker just two months...
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Bimco_tanker

March 12, 2021

The year 2021 has been tough on crude oil tanker freight rates across the board so far. Consequently, the industry buzz has been all about...
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BIMCO_

March 4, 2021

The snowstorm that hit Texas in the middle of February caused a 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd) drop in US crude oil production between...
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tanker

February 25, 2021

After a turbulent year, low demand looks set to plague the market in the coming months combined with too many ships fighting for too few...
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containership

February 25, 2021

After a down and up year in container volumes, the current logjams in the system and unbalanced trades will take months to resolve, allowing carriers...
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containers

February 23, 2021

In the full year of 2020, global container shipping volumes fell by 1.2% compared with 2019, much less than feared even before the pandemic was...
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BIMCO_

February 18, 2021

In the full year of 2020, global container shipping volumes fell by 1.2% compared with 2019, much less than feared even before the pandemic was...
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BIMCO_

February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic impact us all. Personally and economically. In EU and the Eurozone, things just got worse in Q4 2020. “The stop and start...
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containers

January 29, 2021

A lot of people is currently on a steep leaning curve. (more…)
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Bimco_tanker

January 26, 2021

Tanker shipping was in many ways the odd one out of the shipping sectors in 2020; at the start of the pandemic, the market was...
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Capesize_bulk_carrier

January 21, 2021

The year 2021 has started strongly for the Capesize market with a 10.4% increase in the number of journeys completed or underway in the first...
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