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The urgent need for action against deliberate oil leaks

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

News from Fujairah of another oil leak blighting our coastline this weekend was as depressing as it was familiar. The east coast was subject to a series of oil slicks last year, prompting a debate [...]

Surging demand sparks recovery at Japan’s marine shippers

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Earnings at three major Japanese marine shipping companies are improving significantly, supported by strong demand for resource shipments to China. Nippon Yusen looks to have generated a roughly 35 billion yen ($319 million) pretax profit [...]

Baltic index snaps 5-day run as rates for panamax, smaller vessels dip

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index inched lower on Monday, ending a five-day winning streak, as rates for panamax and smaller vessels eased. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax [...]

Container freight market roundup: Carriers optimistic over box rate increases on head-haul routes

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Last week proved quiet from a pricing point of view but this week looks set to change as carriers are optimistic that head-haul routes may see box rate increases between 8% and 30% on February [...]

Clean Tanker Market: New Bunker Specification Will Redefine Global Product Balances, Shifting Trade Flows and Tanker Demand

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

A clear correlation between low product oil stocks and increased opportunities for tanker seaborne trade hasn’t been the case recently, as trade flows are in flux. In its latest weekly market report, shipbroker Gibson attempts [...]

Dry Bulk: Capesize Market Edges Higher

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Capesize A marked improvement on the capes last week, with the headline west Australia/China route jumping up over US$1.00. Vessels were fixing around the US$5.60 level at the beginning of the week and now they [...]

Container Market: What Do We Expect For February

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

– Head-haul routes could see box rates increase between 8% and 30% on February 1 – Pre Chinese New Year focused on maximizing cargo allocation – Post Chinese New Year maintain box rates through void [...]

Strong global economic growth supports bunker prices

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Oil prices accumulated a more than 1-percent decline last week, pressured by U.S. production growth, despite the variety of bullish demand forecasts and data about tightening global supply. However, in the last few days fuel [...]

2017: Difficult Conditions Again, But Some Improved Signals

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

In 2017, there were some positive changes in the contracting arena, with ordering in all of the major sectors surpassing 2016 levels. Bulkcarrier contracting increased significantly year-on-year, while ordering at the larger end supported improved [...]

Dry Bulk Market’s Recovery Hinges on Shipowners’ Prudence

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

A combination of solid demolition activity and slow steaming will be the key for a sustainable recovery in the dry bulk market, from 2018 onwards. This was among the key conclusions from Mr. Peter Sand, [...]

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