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Over 100 coal-laden ships lie idle off Chinese ports as import restrictions bite

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

S&P Global Platts C-flow vessel tracking software showed 102 ships loaded with coal were stationary off the southern and eastern coasts of China Tuesday, up sharply from around 36 in mid-September. The sharp rise follows [...]

Shipping into a changing World

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

After a summer of extraordinary disasters in the USA and other parts of the World the Global economy struggles to show growth and faces huge uncertainty over the future of World peace. Shipping which still [...]

Asia Fuel Oil-Market firms amid active physical trade

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Elevated trading activity in the physical fuel oil market in the Singapore window saw cash premiums of the 380-cst high-sulphur fuel oil rise on Monday, snapping three straight sessions of declines. Sentiment in the paper [...]

COSCO Shipping plans $2 billion share sale to build ships

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

COSCO Shipping Holdings (601919.SS)(1919.HK) said on Monday it would raise 12.9 billion yuan ($2 billion) through a share sale to build new ships as it returned to profit for the first nine months of the [...]

Atlantic MRs: Rates poised to bounce from an effective floor?

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Things are starting to perk up for tanker owners, both in the “dirty”, as well as in the “clean” tanker segment. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Charles R. Weber reiterated this, by noting that [...]

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that continuous progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) intersessional meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The meeting has further built on an [...]

The sentiment for newbuilding orders remains fierce with noticeable deals in all ship sizes, for bulkers and tankers

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Latest batch of weekly data, suggests an increased appetite for newbuildings among ship owners. Bulkers VLOC / Capes South Korean, Polaris Shipping has added five more 325,000 DWT Very Large Ore Carriers to the newbuilding [...]

Containers: Greeks rolling up their sleeves

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, the Greek owner Diana Shipping’s NYSE-listed Diana Containerships announced that it entered into an agreement to liquefy up to seven of its containerships. The aggregate purchase price of all these [...]

Offshore Indicators: High Hopes From A Long Way Down

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Since the onset of the downturn in 2014 it has been a pretty bleak few years for the offshore sector, with the occasional chinks of light on the horizon often quickly clouded over. More recently [...]

Ship operating costs are set to increase for 2017 and 2018

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2017 and 2018, according to our latest survey. Repairs & maintenance and spares are the cost categories which are likely to increase most significantly in each [...]

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