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Shipping: Commodities trade trends a sign of positive things to come

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

China broke yet another record during 2017, importing a historically high amount of iron ore, resulting in a boom for dry bulk market owners. Examining the trends expected to be seen in 2018, in its [...]

Container freight market roundup: Supply chain players braced for futher price hike

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Container supply chain players were braced for another head-haul price hike on January 15 potentially between $300-$500 for the North Asia to North American and North Continent routes. For most carriers, cargo utilisation and trade [...]

Tanker Market: Shale to the Rescue

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The US shale oil industry has been credited for the pressure exerted towards OPEC oil producers, in terms of market share and its resilience, despite the low oil price environment of the past couple of [...]

What next for freight rates in 2018?

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Freight rates have risen steadily from lows in 2016, but ample vessel availability should cap further increases, analysts say. Freight prices have risen steadily for almost two years, chipping away at margins for the industrial [...]

2017 Liner Market Review: Improvements To Build On

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

One year ago we reported that it looked like container shipping was “at last starting to build towards something more positive” and that “2016 may well be seen as the year in which the container [...]

Baltic Exchange: Capesize Atlantic Market the Week’s Highlight

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Capesize It looked set to be a gloomy end to the week particularly in the East where a tentative recovery seen after the holidays had been short lived. Then a brief respite as reports surfaced [...]

Bunker prices may continue upward trend supported by geopolitics

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

World fuel indexes rallied in the first weeks of 2018, supported by increased geopolitical risk and severely cold weather in the eastern U.S. But the risk of the correction also rose. On the demand side, [...]

Singapore smashes bunker sales volumes in 2017, third straight record year

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Singapore posted record sales volumes of marine fuels for the third straight year in 2017, even as the city state revamped the market last year leading to stiff competition and margin erosion. Singapore last year [...]

Tankers: Crude Oil Supply Outlook

January 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Global crude supply growth is projected to rise by 1.5 million b/d, despite continued efforts from OPEC and non-OPEC countries to reduce output levels, according to data from JBC Energy. After feeling declines of about [...]

Good news for liner shipping

January 13th, 2018|0 Comments

News that both COSCO and Yangming have delayed delivery of vessels from 2018 to 2019 is a positive sign for market developments in 2018. Of particular importance is that the postponement of deliveries means that [...]

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