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Fitch: Tanker Shipping Oversupply to Keep Rates Low in 2018

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

A glut of new vessel deliveries and limited scrapping of older ships means the global tanker market will remain oversupplied in the near term, Fitch Ratings says. This will keep freight rates low and shipping [...]

Singapore Oct marine fuel sales down 8 pct m/m, steady to last year

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Singapore’s marine fuel sales fell to a four-month low of 4.005 million tonnes in October, down 7.7 percent from September, but were largely unchanged compared with the same period a year ago, data from the [...]

Asia Fuel Oil-Cash premiums for 380-cst rise on improved deal values

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Cash premiums of Asia’s 380-cst high-sulphur fuel oil edged higher on Monday, snapping four straight sessions of declines as deal values in the Singapore window improved, sources said. Meanwhile, in the paper markets, activity was [...]

Suezmax Tanker Oversupply Still Prevalent, But Fortunes Could Soon Change for the Better

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

The Suezmax tanker market has been suffering for quite a while. However, the negative outlook which has come as a result of tonnage oversupply, could be eradicated in a couple of years’ time, signalling a [...]

Big ship shopping: Which companies are most likely to order more mega-ships, and should they?

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

One of the most asked questions from Drewry’s container market outlook webinar last month was if we think other carriers will follow CMA CGM and MSC with a further ordering spree for Ultra Large Container [...]

How to Invest in Shipping

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

If you ask me how to invest in shipping stocks, I have to reply: Why? Seriously, folks. There’s a reason we call the shipping sector the place “where money goes to die,” and it’s not [...]

MABUX: Bunker prices rally may slow down next week

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

MABUX World Bunker Index (consists of a range of prices for 380 HSFO, 180 HSFO and MGO at the main world hubs) sharply increased in the period of Nov. 02 – Nov. 9: 380 HSFO [...]

S.Korean refiners aim to benefit from 2020 shipping mandate

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

South Korean refiners are planning to spend over $5 billion on plant upgrades in response to tighter rules on shipping fuel, boosting production of low-sulphur fuel oil as well as other high-end products. The refiners [...]

Containers weekly round up: Contract negotiations in the spotlight

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

November has turned out to be a tug of war contest for the global front haul routes as the annual contract negotiations take the spotlight. The carriers are attempting to keep rates higher than this [...]

Yemen’s Houthis threaten to attack warships, oil tankers if ports stay closed

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Yemen’s armed Houthi movement said on Sunday it could attack warships and oil tankers from enemy countries in retaliation against the closure of Yemeni ports by a Saudi-led military coalition last week. Saudi Arabia has [...]

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