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

Clarksons

November 20, 2017

In an industry as volatile as shipping, having the right ship at the right time can bring significant rewards, but the other end of the...
Read More
Intermodal

November 16, 2017

For another week, oil seems to be the most volatile and interesting commodity to watch. In this segment we’ll look at some of the major...
Read More
Clarksons

November 12, 2017

Every year, readers of the Shipping Intelligence Weekly are invited to submit their predictions of the value of the ClarkSea Index at the start of...
Read More
FILE PHOTO - A combination of file photos shows the logos of five of the largest publicly traded oil companies; BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and Total.  REUTERS/File Photo

November 10, 2017

Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $8 billion over a decade into...
Read More
containers

November 9, 2017

Demand: What have we learnt from the most recent peak season? Volumes on all trades grew at healthy levels in line with our full year...
Read More
teekay-tankers

November 8, 2017

BIMCO released its latest report on Tanker Shipping: (more…)
Read More
Dry bulk carrier

November 7, 2017

Demand: Even without much support from Brazilian iron ore exports during August, capesize rates went from $10,000 to $17,000 per day. (more…)
Read More
Clarksons

November 6, 2017

Just prior to Halloween, the UN announced that levels of CO2 in the atmosphere reached new record levels of 403 ppm in 2016. (more…)
Read More
moore-stephens

October 30, 2017

Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2017 and 2018, according to the latest Moore Stephens survey. Repairs & maintenance and spares are...
Read More
Clarksons

October 30, 2017

Following the lowest year of contracting volumes for over thirty years in 2016, newbuilding market observers could have been forgiven for not looking too hard...
Read More
LNG

October 27, 2017

The pressure on LNG shipping spot rates will continue for another year on account of strong fleet growth. However, rates should strengthen from 2019 as...
Read More
grph

October 23, 2017

It’s a classic movie theme: in order to overcome potential challenges or make the most of upcoming opportunities, the protagonist first has to hit the...
Read More
Intermodal

October 18, 2017

A year ago the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee declared their decision towards the implementation date, of the global cap on the Sulphur content of...
Read More
Clarksons

October 16, 2017

A well-known football manager once commented on the “bouncebackability” of his team after they had followed a defeat with a victory. This year and last,...
Read More
gaslog

October 13, 2017

The world’s oil majors, beset by intimations of demand for their favorite product leveling off, seek comfort from an invisible friend. (more…)
Read More