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Dry Bulk Shipping: take good care of the recovery says BIMCO

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Demand: Even without much support from Brazilian iron ore exports during August, capesize rates went from $10,000 to $17,000 per day. In September, those gains were retained until Chinese Golden Week in early October reduced [...]

Ship’s visit ‘expected to boost’ Qatar-India maritime relations

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The visit of Qatar by Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Samarth is expected to boost maritime relations with Qatar and other friendly countries in the Arab region, Indian ambassador P Kumaran has said. The envoy [...]

EU regulators clear Belgian tax measures for shipping companies

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

EU competition authorities approved on Monday Belgian tax measures for the shipping industry after the country pledged to open the scheme to all ships flying a European flag. The European Commission said the measures would [...]

Shell Marine Launches New Cylinder Oil For Optimised Engine Performance

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Shell Marine has officially launched Shell Alexia 140, a two-stroke engine cylinder oil whose exceptionally high base number aims to deliver the ultimate protection for the most modern efficient engines against cold corrosion issues and [...]

Tanker shipping: Q4 only delivers temporary upside as overcapacity remains an issue

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Demand: The past couple of months have seen discussions about the rebalancing of the oil markets, only surpassed by discussions on the short-term effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the tanker shipping market. First [...]

VLCC Tanker Market Looking to Gain More Positive Momentum, Despite Weekly Drop in Fixtures

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Stagnation was the “name of the game” for the VLCC tanker market this past week, but according to shipbroker Charles R. Weber and tanker market specialist, the current fundamentals support further rises in the near [...]

Bunker market is on a way to rebalancing

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

World fuel indexes rose during the week, supported by main oil producers’ statements about possible extension of oil production cut agreement. However, last few days quotes turned into slight downward movement after US output and [...]

Asian, European shippers build fleets of megaships

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Shippers increasingly are fielding immense vessels to cut the costs of transporting goods from Asia to Europe, but some fear the trend will keep freight rates at low depths. Voluminous vessels “Large vessels will provide [...]

Hong Kong bunker fuel market faces supply woes on shipment delays

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

A delay in shipments to Hong Kong-based suppliers was putting the Hong Kong bunker fuel market under increasing pressure, traders said. The shortage stemmed from shipment delays amid severe weather in Northeast Asia over the [...]

Shell holds large Forties crude position, books supertankers – sources

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Royal Dutch Shell has built up a sizeable position in November-loading Forties crude which helps set the global Brent benchmark, trade sources said, and looks set to be sending three supertankers of the crude to [...]

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