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Ships’ Demolition Activity Still Sub Par

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

2018 has started in relatively “slow mode” when it comes to the ever so crucial demolition activity, across all segments. While things in the dry bulk market are rosier than before, as a result of [...]

Africa’s dilemma in registration of shipping lines

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli caused heads to roll a few days ago by temporarily closing the country’s ship registry and ordering a review of 470 ships that fly the Dar flag. Two ships had just [...]

Baltic index falls, capesizes mark worst month in 2 years

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Wednesday as rates fell across vessel segments with the capesize index recording its biggest monthly percentage decline in two years. The overall index, which tracks rates [...]

Greece owns world’s most valuable fleet at 100 billion USD

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Greek owners remain the dominant force in global shipping. The current value of their owned fleet stands at almost exactly $100bn, putting the country at the top of the table. The value is concentrated in [...]

LPG As Marine Fuel: The World LPG Association Supports the Shipping Industry to Meet Emission Regulations

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Increasing concern over the impact of human activities on our environment is encouraging the maritime transport industry to move towards using alternative fuels on board ships as a prime source of energy for propulsion and [...]

Steamship Mutual: Financial Strength Maintained at Steamship Mutual after Capital Return

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

At Steamship Mutual’s Board Meeting in Singapore on 23 January 2018, the Directors noted the continued growth in the Club’s owned entry by 4.5 million tons, increasing the combined owned and chartered entry to 156 [...]

New orders still the norm in the dry bulk segment

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Ship owners are still looking to modernize their dry bulk fleet in a bid to maximize earnings once the looming up cycle is well underway. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Allied Shipbroking noted that [...]

Scrubber uncertainty lingers for biggest bunker buyers

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

As the January 20202 implementation date for new marine fuel regulations draws nearer, the industry’s largest consumers remain broadly indecisive on proposed exhaust scrubber installations. In less than 24 months International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations [...]

The World Fleet In 2017: Keeping An Eye On The Trends

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The global fleet continued to grow in 2017 even as markets remained challenging, albeit at a slower rate than during most of the last decade. Whilst overall fleet growth reached 3.3% in tonnage terms, up [...]

Baltic index down on lower rates across vessel segments

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell for the second straight session on Tuesday, weighed down by lower rates across vessel categories. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and [...]

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