Opinion

Opinion

Hamburg-Süd-containership

July 5, 2021

During the first half of 2021, a total 277 container ships have changed hands, a 103.7% jump from 136 ships bought and sold in the...
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BMC1

June 24, 2021

Chinese refinery crude oil throughput has reached its highest level ever, with total processed volumes up 12.0% in the first five months of this year...
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BIMCO_

June 3, 2021

Driven by the pandemic and stimulus-induced consumer spending on retail goods, container shipping has been a great place to be for carriers and tonnage providers,...
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Bimco_tanker

June 3, 2021

A recent small and short spike in oil product tankers shows just how far the tanker market still has left to go on its recovery...
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Dry_Cargo

June 1, 2021

The first four months of 2021 have been record-breaking in volume terms, with demand reaching 1.69 billion tonnes – the highest-ever start to a year....
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Triton_Containership_Panama Canal

May 28, 2021

Total orders of dry bulk, tanker and container ships in the first five months of the year have jumped 119.7% compared with the same period...
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container

May 21, 2021

The surge in US container imports continued in April when West Coast loaded imports amounted to 1.10m TEU. (more…)
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environment

May 19, 2021

The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented...
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BIMCO_

May 14, 2021

The closure of the Colonial pipeline which runs from the US Gulf to the US East Coast, has caused a spike in oil product tanker...
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bulker

May 6, 2021

Record high US seaborne exports of coarse grains in March of 9.2 million tonnes took total Q1 exports to 21.3 million tonnes. This is the...
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Fitch

April 20, 2021

Global freight rates will remain high in the short term, but will moderate in the longer term once shipping supply-chain disruptions are cleared and more...
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BIMCO_

April 16, 2021

Tonne mile demand generated by US crude oil exports has fallen by 9.7% in the first two months of 2021 compared with the start of...
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AktiMiaouli

April 13, 2021

The March 2021 edition of Akti Miaouli newspaper features a special analysis of the dry bulk market, focusing on S&P by sector and the dominance...
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BIMCO_

April 9, 2021

The Chinese ban on coal imports from Australia has shaken up coal trades in the east. In the absence of Australian coal exports to China,...
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containership

April 8, 2021

In March, orders for 45 Ultra-large containerships (ULCS, 15,000+ TEU) were placed, breaking a record on its own. (more…)
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