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The signs of fuel market rebalancing support bunker prices

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

World fuel indexes have stayed steady with no significant fluctuations during the week. The oil and fuel markets are tightening gradually. OPEC is expected to roll over output restrictions for another nine months. Geopolitics are [...]

Varun Resources, India’s largest LPG carrier owner, on brink of collapse

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Varun Resources Ltd, India’s largest owner of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers, has had to halt operations of its eight Indian-flagged LPG tankers at the behest of a consortium of 12 banks led by State [...]

Sale and lease back of ships a growing trend among ship owners, with the help of Chinese financial institutions

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

China has been growing as an alternative source of financing, when it comes to shipping. The gradual exit of the ship financing market by traditional banks and the recent fall of the hedge fund frenzy [...]

Locus Software Joins INTTRA’s Network

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

INTTRA, the world’s largest neutral electronic transaction platform, today announced Locus Software Limited has joined its network of partners. Locus Software is the developer of Odyssey, a global, cloud-based, all-in-one enterprise shipping solution for ocean [...]

Shipping bonds issuance momentum continues

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

A growing number of shipping companies have taken advantage of the low interest rate environment and tapped the debt capital markets. This comes at a time when the availability of funds for the shipping industry [...]

Shipowners go bargain hunting in the dry bulk sector

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The surge of the dry bulk market has prompted a strong turnout in the secondhand sales ships’ market as well. However, with the market quickly transforming itself into a sellers’ one, some owners are having [...]

Shipping industry still weighed down by overcapacity

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The Review of Maritime Transport 2017 says that seaborne trade grew by 2.6 per cent in 2016, reaching 10.3 billion tons. Although this was a welcome improvement to the 2.1 per cent growth recorded in [...]

Spot LNG shipping fleet to post an operating loss of US$230m in 2017

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The pressure on LNG shipping spot rates will continue for another year on account of strong fleet growth. However, rates should strengthen from 2019 as fleet growth slows and trade remains strong, according to the [...]

Hellas: Shipowners Reap the Benefits of newly-established Piraeus Free Zone

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Last year COSCO and Trans-it joined forces to offer Greek ship owners a simplified process for VAT exemption. An integrated process in combination with new legislation made it possible for ship owners to move ship spares [...]

Novorossiisk bunkers fuel discount to Istanbul widens amid divided market forces

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The traditional discount of bunker fuel at Novorossiisk, Russia, to Istanbul, Turkey, reached its widest point in five weeks Wednesday amid bullish market conditions at the Turkish port and increased supply at the Russian port. [...]

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