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

Long Beach Container Terminal

September 24, 2021

The busiest US container ports are moving up the global rankings amid record import volumes, but the deluge of cargoes continues to exceed capacity with...
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oil

September 24, 2021

Recovering demand for US oil products has caused a 25.9% rise in US seaborne imports of oil products in the first seven months of 2021...
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clarksons

September 22, 2021

The Clarksons Research semi-annual review and outlook of the offshore and energy markets, Offshore Review and Outlook, has been released. (more…)
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BIMCO_

September 17, 2021

In the first seven months of the year Chinese coal imports from Australia have totalled just 780,000 tonnes as Chinese restrictions on Australian coal have...
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Malta-flagged Iranian crude oil supertanker "Delvar" is seen anchored off Singapore in this March 1, 2012 file photo. The United States expects countries that buy oil from Iran to further reduce their purchases if they want to avoid U.S. sanctions, a State Department source said on December 5, 2012.  REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ENERGY MARITIME)

September 13, 2021

The share of Middle Eastern crude in South Korea’s 2021 refinery feedstock import basket could fall to the lowest level in more than three decades,...
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Dry

September 9, 2021

Heading into the seasonally strongest part of the year, dry bulk owners have already enjoyed a very profitable year with the temporary factors helping the...
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drewry

August 26, 2021

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 235 ports...
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iron-ore-ship

August 20, 2021

Chines iron ore imports fell to 88.5 million tonnes in July, the lowest level since May 2020. (more…)
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ships

August 16, 2021

Throughout the first half of the year, talk of a new dry bulk super cycle has been on many lips as commodity prices have soared...
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drewry

August 6, 2021

Prices of dry freight shipping containers have doubled over the past year to reach historic highs but will moderate over the next few years, according...
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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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