Analysis

Market–leading analyses from top industry specialists regarding tankers, bulkers, boxships or LNG carriers; insurance or casualties; shipbuilding, finance or offshore and more.

Analysis

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May 25, 2018

The number of LNG bunkering vessels has grown from one at the beginning of 2017 to six in early 2018, with these numbers expected at...
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crude_oil_tanker-ship

May 25, 2018

Instead of OPEC, Iran or even Venezuela, the most prominent driver of oil prices over the next two years is likely to come in the...
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ships

May 18, 2018

New rules coming into force from 2020 to curb pollution produced by the world’s ships are worrying everyone from OPEC oil producers to bunker fuel...
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containership

May 10, 2018

When two of the world’s top trading partners, get entangled in a stand-off, where the outbreak of a trade war could become the extended tool...
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Ships

May 9, 2018

The first four months of the year constitute a sufficiently extensive period to form a comprehensive idea of how the offshore industry has been faring...
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S. Korea Shipyard

May 8, 2018

For the past several years, Korea’s shipbuilding industry has been branded as a pariah in the country’s economy, losing its previous status as the country’s...
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CSSC-yard-china

May 2, 2018

Following the onset of the global financial crisis, the number of active shipyards globally has declined rapidly, reaching 350 as of start April 2018. (more…)
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ships

April 30, 2018

Shipping markets are by their nature cyclical, but anticipating the timing of market cycles is rarely easy in practice, not least because shipping’s cycles are...
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Intermodal

April 25, 2018

We had the opportunity to be part of Intertanko's Hellenic Mediterranean Panel last week in the SNFCC and to present an outlook on the tanker...
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Clarksons

April 23, 2018

The shipping markets are renowned for their volatility but today there is one aspect of the industry where the last cycle has taken 20 years....
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Shipping-emissions

April 17, 2018

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) adoption of an initial strategy to address shipping emissions is “a step in the right direction”, but there is more...
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containership

April 16, 2018

At the start of April, the commencement of joint operations between the major Japanese liner companies in the form of ‘ONE’ ushered in the latest...
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Fitch

April 12, 2018

Container and, to some extent, dry bulk would probably be the shipping segments most affected by the recently announced US and China tariffs, Fitch Ratings...
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Clarksons

April 10, 2018

Across the spectrum of seaborne trade, crude oil and containers could hardly be more different. (more…)
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Clarksons

March 30, 2018

In the oil tanker market, 2016 and most of 2017 were characterised by deliveries far outpacing scrapping, with an average of 12.5 dwt of oil...
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