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Tankers: Asia key PG-Japan MR freight soars to 2017 record on tight supply

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

A spurt in demand for Medium Range tankers and limited resupply of vessels in the Persian Gulf and West Coast India regions pushed freight rates to the highest level this year for shipments to the [...]

Nigeria’s Akpo to load three 1-mil barrel cargoes in Jan, unchanged from December

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Nigeria’s naphtha-rich Akpo crude is set to load three cargoes of 1 million barrels each in January, the same volume that will load in December, according to a copy of the program seen by S&P [...]

Dry Bulk Demand: China’s infrastructure sector remains strong, whilst the real estate sector is weakening

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released their main macro figures for October this week. The general picture painted is of decelerating growth. We believe Infrastructure and real estate are the key sectors to follow [...]

Of Oil Prices and Tankers

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Oil prices are stealing the show once more, when it comes to determining the future course of the tanker market. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Cotzias Intermodal Shipping noted that “for another week, oil [...]

Making freight sustainable is vital to curb emissions

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

At a conference session organized by UNCTAD, UNDP and the Islamic Development Bank, a string of expert speakers underlined the importance of greater efforts on the sustainable freight front, whether by road, rail or sea. [...]

Germany’s top banks step up efforts to offload toxic shipping debt

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Top national lenders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank (CBKG.DE) are stepping up efforts to offload distressed shipping loans, finance sources said, as the German banking system grapples with $100 billion in toxic debt from the sector. [...]

Tankers: Scorpio bullish on Navig8 consolidation, clean tanker outlook

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Scorpio Tankers is upbeat on its consolidation with Navig8 Product Tankers as surprising discipline from OPEC members is leading to significant global destocking and US Gulf Coast refined product exports have restarted after Hurricane Harvey, [...]

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Classification society DNV GL has released a new position paper setting out the importance of standardisation in enabling the growth of digital applications in the maritime industry. Drawing from the experiences gained from digital pilot [...]

Asia Tankers-VLCC rates could rebound on MidEast cargoes, but gains likely capped

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) could rebound in the coming weeks on cargoes for December loading amid tighter tonnage supply, although gains could be capped because fixture volumes have already peaked, brokers [...]

Hapag-Lloyd sticks to 2017 outlook, outpacing Maersk

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd kept its outlook for the current year after its nine-month operating profit rose more than tenfold, narrowing the gap on Danish sector-leader A.P. Moller Maersk , which cut its forecast last [...]

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