Analysis

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Analysis

Clarksons

July 9, 2019

In this week’s analysis, we again update shipping’s mid-year report, reviewing progress across a range of shipping sector “subjects”. (more…)
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crude oil export korea

June 28, 2019

April was a disappointing month for the crude oil shipping industry with a dramatic fall in US crude oil exports which caused tonne mile demand...
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VLCC

June 24, 2019

VLCC spot freight rates between the Arabian Gulf and China rose 101% in the days between 13 June 2019 and 20 June 2019, in the...
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tanker

June 13, 2019

Iran, Libya and Venezuela face export limitations because of sanctions and internal political troubles. At the same time, US exports of crude oil are growing...
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containers

June 13, 2019

As weak demand growth is forecasted for the coming quarters, the container shipping industry is set to return to negative margins. (more…)
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shipping

June 4, 2019

2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. (more…)
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pirates

May 28, 2019

A fresh annual report from the International Maritime Bureau shows that attacks in West Africa helped push piracy numbers up in 2018. In terms of...
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IMO

May 27, 2019

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations set to take effect in 2020 have sparked mountains of research on the expected costs for the energy and...
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containers

May 24, 2019

In March 2019, the global container port throughput index bounced back to a level of 130.2 points after experiencing more than 17 points decline in...
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ships

May 21, 2019

World trade growth is likely to remain weak into the second quarter of 2019 according to the WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI), released...
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Ships

May 17, 2019

The marine industry’s January 2020 shift to using very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) to power ships worldwide will launch a one- to five-year disruption...
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container

May 1, 2019

Drewry has urged containership owners planning to scrap older vessels this year to “get a move on”. (more…)
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Asia Dry Bulk-Capesize

May 1, 2019

Demolition of dry bulk ships in the first four months of 2019 was 120% higher than in the same period of 2018. Much of this...
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containers

April 25, 2019

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports...
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Diana Containerships

April 19, 2019

The composite index decreased 0.3% this week but 12.8% up as compared with same period of 2018. (more…)
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