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

moore-stephens

September 21, 2018

Given the mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce emissions brought on by the IMO’s GHG strategy and commitment to a 50% reduction in...
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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

September 13, 2018

When U.S. President Donald Trump fired the first salvos in his trade war with China, the market for hauling bulk commodities that power the Asian...
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container

September 12, 2018

Once again, the already long list of tariffed goods has been made even longer. (more…)
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Maersk

September 7, 2018

North European trade growth for the year has been revised from 3.4% to 2.2%, according to August’s Global Port Tracker, supporting moves by carriers to...
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FILE PHOTO: Cargo ships navigate the Panama Canal during an organized media tour by Italy's Salini Impregilo, one of the main sub contractors of the Panama Canal Expansion project, on the outskirts of Colon city, Panama May 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo

September 6, 2018

A wave of contaminated fuel that has clogged and damaged engines on hundreds of oil tankers and container vessels in the past months has pushed...
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emissions

September 6, 2018

It is rare that a fuel specification change could disrupt the oil value chain, but the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) planned change to bunker fuel...
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tanker

September 5, 2018

Demand: BIMCO expected the crude oil tanker market to continue its struggle from 2017, but the magnitude of it has been staggering, as evidenced by...
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containership

September 4, 2018

Demand: When judged by global volume, demand growth alone – 3.8% for the first six months – is not that bad. (more…)
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bulker

September 4, 2018

Demand: Freight rates have recovered a lot in 2018, but it is not strong across the board. After a steady decline since April, earnings for...
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VLCC

August 31, 2018

Demand: BIMCO expected the crude oil tanker market to continue its struggle from 2017, but the magnitude of it has been staggering, as evidenced by...
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tanker

August 20, 2018

If the global economy starts to grow more slowly, the impact will show up first in the price of refined fuels such as road diesel,...
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CMA CGM MARCO POLO

August 16, 2018

Tough new rules on marine fuel are forcing shipowners to explore liquefied natural gas as a cleaner alternative and ports such as Gibraltar are preparing...
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drewry

August 2, 2018

The medium term outlook for global container port demand growth is positive thanks to strong underlying economic momentum across the world’s major economies. (more…)
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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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