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

drewry

January 16, 2018

With nearly 400 different vessel operators plying their trade worldwide there is plenty of competition and potential for more M&A activity. (more…)
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clarksons_shipping_flag

January 15, 2018

One year ago we reported that it looked like container shipping was “at last starting to build towards something more positive” and that “2016 may...
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Diana_Containerships

January 14, 2018

Escalating fuel prices are posing a renewed risk to carrier profitability, adding to the twin threats of new container capacity coming on stream as softer...
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maersk2

January 11, 2018

Container shipping companies are bracing for a challenging year — they will have more space available for carrying goods than the amount of cargo that’s...
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Clarksons

January 8, 2018

After reporting on a range of gloomy statistics in 2016, has shipping been able to pick itself up from ‘rock bottom’? (more…)
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shipping

January 4, 2018

2017 was a year of change. Much of it for the better, but a cautious approach is still needed for 2018 to maintain the progress...
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Clarksons

December 27, 2017

At this time of year, icy conditions are not uncommon, but the warmth of the festive season is usually enough to melt even the coldest...
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Dry bulk carrier

December 21, 2017

As the dry bulk fleet is already expected to grow at a pace that matches demand growth expected in 2019, focus must be on improving...
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moore-stephens

December 20, 2017

Shipping confidence held steady at its highest rating in the past three-and-a-half years in the three months to end-November 2017, according to our latest Shipping...
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malta-lng

December 18, 2017

A week ago, Cameroon was getting ready to jostle for space in a global liquefied natural gas market already crowded with new supplies from the...
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car_carrier

December 18, 2017

The car carrier sector has experienced very challenging market conditions over recent years, partly reflecting an estimated 2% decline in global seaborne car trade between...
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moodys

December 14, 2017

Consolidation, whether through alliances or M&A, will continue apace in the container shipping industry into 2018 as companies try to boost market share, improve efficiency,...
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Bimco_tanker

December 13, 2017

The United States (US) government lifted their restrictive policy on crude oil exports in December 2015. In September and October 2017, increased demand from Asia...
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platts

December 11, 2017

The cost of carrying clean petroleum products on Medium Range tankers on the short-haul US Gulf Coast-East Coast Mexico and the USGC-Caribbean routes rose 62%...
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containers

December 11, 2017

The festive season is coming closer, and for many of us the time to get the seasonal shopping done is running out. (more…)
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