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Tight bunker supply in Fujairah narrows spread to Singapore to minus $1/mt

February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Fujairah-Singapore delivered bunker fuel spread narrowed to minus $1/mt from minus $7/mt last Friday, S&P Global Platts data showed. The spread is typically in the range of minus $6-minus $15/mt, and has narrowed this [...]

Global demand prospects are improving, so why is the MPV market yet to see that upturn?

February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

All the economics suggest that the MPV market should be doing much better than it actually is. Demand growth is steady and significantly higher than fleet supply growth, so why are owners still chasing rates? [...]

LNG Shipping’s Prospects Positive says GasLog after Rates Were 82% Higher on an Annual Basis

February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Rates for LNG tankers picked up considerably during the final part of 2017. In the LNG shipping spot market, TFDE headline rates, as reported by Clarksons, rose through the end of the fourth quarter, reaching [...]

West Africa Poised for Pressure

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Suezmax demand outpaced all other sectors in 2017, growing from 2.35 trillion ton-miles to 2.59 trillion ton-miles, about a 9.8% change supported by increased Middle East flows to Europe and long-haul trading from the West [...]

Dry Bulk FFA: Capesize Index To Face Further Pressure

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Highlights: The index has completed 2 impulse waves down, this could be a simple A,B,C correction, however with the stochastic still below 50 we have the potential to see a 3rd impulse wave down. Feb [...]

HMM to sign a long-term crude oil shipping contract with GS Caltex

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

HMM inked a long-term crude oil shipping contract worth KRW 190 billion with GS Caltex. Under the deal signed on February 1, 2018, HMM will transport a total of 19 million-ton crude oil from the [...]

Dry Bulk: Is a More Cyclical Market with Smaller Volatility Back In Play

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Ever since the collapse of Lehman Brothers almost a decade ago and the collapse of world trade which followed, the shipping industry has been plagued with a recurring theme: intense volatility of the freight market, [...]

Charterers take advantage of cheap Suezmax freight to send fuel oil to East

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Pressure on Suezmax freight rates have led to a scramble to fix fuel oil cargoes on Suezmaxes to the East, according to fuel and shipping sources. VLCC have dominated fixing activity in West Africa, particularly [...]

Fuel savings, lower emissions bring next generation weather routeing into the mainstream

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Tidetech says optimisation against tides and currents in European coastal waters can deliver bigger fuel savings than a North Atlantic passage Hobart, Tasmania, February 01, 2018. Shipowners are embracing a new generation of weather routeing [...]

Shipping will make Viet Nam a ’tiger’

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

As Viet Nam’s maritime industry grows, it will have a profound impact on the economy, tourism and trading and ultimately boost economic growth. This was stated at a press meeting in Ha Noi on Tuesday, [...]

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