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Bulkcarrier Deliveries: Still On The Slide

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Against the backdrop of a shrinking orderbook, deliveries in the bulkcarrier sector have declined significantly since peaking in 2011, hitting their lowest level in deadweight terms since 2008 last year. In 2017 deliveries continued to [...]

Rotterdam bunker fuel sales slip 2.6% in Q4

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Marine fuel sales at Rotterdam, the world’s third-largest port for bunkering, fell 2.6% in the fourth quarter of last year, compared with the same period a year ago. Total sales dropped to 2.42 million cu [...]

Supramax freight gains in US Gulf set to be capped by ballasters

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

A recent freight increase for Supramax vessels in the US Gulf Coast is likely to be capped by ballasters from the UK-Continent and West Mediterranean in a repeat of mid-January activity, shipping sources said this [...]

IBIA update: High sulphur bunker carriage ban on track for March 2020

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

It looks very likely that MARPOL Annex VI will be amended to make it an offence carry bunkers above 0.50% sulphur, and that the carriage ban will be enforceable as early as 1 March, 2020. [...]

Vessel heads to Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG terminal -shipping data

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Methane Spirit, a liquefied natural gas tanker, said Thursday it would arrive at Dominion Energy Inc’s Cove Point LNG export facility in Maryland around March 31, according to Reuters shipping data: If correct, that could [...]

Dry Bulk Market: Freight Rate Prospects Looking Positive After Chinese Lunar New Year

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Dry bulkers are hotting up price-wise, as the market’s prospects appear rosier than ever during these years of crisis. Shipbrokers are noting that, despite the Chinese New Year celebrations, which are typically negative for the [...]

Dry Bulk FFA: Panamax Index Looks Bearish

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The index failed to hold above the USD 10,517 support resulting in lower prices. Technically price action looks bearish as it is now below the 200 period MA with a longer-term downside target of USD [...]

Offshore: Bet Your Bottom Dollar…But When?

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Since the 2H 2014 offshore downturn, when investment in new exploration and development dried up, many offshore vessel owners will have tended to agree with the child heroine of the 1976 musical Annie: “It’s a [...]

Hedge funds hook shipping stocks grappling for recovery

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Shipping stocks may still be in the doldrums in the view of many investors, but hedge funds have bet at least $675 million on signs of renewed buoyancy in the industry. Hedge funds made initial [...]

Tanker Market: US Oil Exports’ Rise Bode Well for Ton-Mile Demand

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Up until a couple of years back, the wording of US oil exports was a “blank form”, as the leading economy didn’t allow for the exports of its oil. However, with the relaxing of the [...]

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