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

Bimco_tanker

July 10, 2018

Crude oil tanker earnings have since records began, never been this bad. (more…)
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drewry

July 10, 2018

Cost growth returned to seafaring in 2018 and is projected to accelerate moderately, Drewry says. (more…)
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Voorsteven containerschip bij APM

July 5, 2018

The risk to container shipping from US-led trade wars is currently low, but potentially very damaging, according to Drewry. (more…)
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Container ships and bulk carriers waiting for cargo are seen in the shipping lanes off the coast of Singapore April 18, 2009.  REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

July 3, 2018

The trade war is a speeding train, accelerating with every trade-restrictive retaliatory measure imposed and becoming ever more difficult to stop. (more…)
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moore-stephens

June 29, 2018

Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-May 2018 according to the latest Moore Stephens Confidence Survey, which also marks the tenth anniversary....
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bulker

June 20, 2018

Despite the global economic recovery that is keeping shipping demand high in Asia, charter rates for large bulk carriers have been fluctuating wildly, driven by...
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moodys

June 19, 2018

The outlook for the global shipping sector for the next 12 months remains stable on the back of expected supply-demand improvements in the dry bulk...
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container ship

June 5, 2018

Demand: The growing imports of loaded containers into the US East Coast (USEC) continues to be a focal point for the container shipping industry. (more…)
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Bimco-Logo

June 5, 2018

Months of uncertainty about the potential exemptions of the EU, Canada and Mexico’s exports of steel and aluminium to the US have ended, and with...
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Dry_Cargo

June 4, 2018

Demand: The improved fundamentals during 2017 are clearly seen in the freight rate levels during the first four months of 2018. (more…)
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Maersk_Tankers

June 1, 2018

Demand: Just when you thought it could not get any worse for the tanker shipping industry, the US is re-imposing sanctions on Iran coming into...
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Ships

May 31, 2018

The current global economic growth (GDP) looks like it may be as good as it gets, with indicators across the globe signalling healthy expansion, but...
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cont

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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