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The Tanker Orderbook: Watching The Tide Go Out

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Shipbuilding Focus last took a look at the tanker orderbook in late 2015, when it was heading towards its most recent peak, following a year of firm ordering. Since then, the pattern has reversed, and [...]

Newbuilding orders shift towards niche segments

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

With the matter of future tonnage supply ever so crucial for the long term rebound of the freight markets, ship owners are exhibiting some sort of prudence and restraint when it comes to piling up [...]

Harvey bankruptcy puts US LNG bunkering in focus

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The fledgling US Gulf coast LNG bunkering market will not be significantly impacted by Harvey Gulf International Marine’s filing for bankruptcy protection, Harvey chief executive Shane Guidry told Argus. The company has played a leading [...]

Feature: Uncertainty looms over extent of scrubber use ahead of IMO 2020 rule

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

A cloud of uncertainty over the marine fuel mix hovers ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur cap regulation, with many sources saying that shipowners are likely to wait and watch before choosing a [...]

NE Asia traders mull impact of US steel tariffs on bunker sector, many still assessing

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Northeast Asian bunker fuel traders this week were still mulling over the implications that US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports would have on the bunker fuel market, with most saying it was still too [...]

Cyber safety, security and autonomous shipping addressed with new Bureau Veritas notations and guidelines

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

• SW-Registry notation meets requirements of IACS revised Unified Requirement (UR E22) • SYS-COM notation covers requirements for ship-shore data security • Guidelines for Autonomous Shipping now available Paris – La Défense, France, March 13 [...]

Dry Bulk FFA: Capesize Index Still Bearish

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

The Capesize index remains in range in a bearish to neutral environment, below the shorter period EMA’s. The seasonality chart over the last 3-5 years have been kind to the Cape index in terms of [...]

VLCC Market’s Hopes for Rebound Faded Away

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

The tanker market and the VLCCs in particular are finding it hard to achieve any sort of meaningful rebound. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Charles R. Weber said that “rates in the VLCC market [...]

Dualog Says Shipping Must Prepare For A Different Future

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Shipping should start to prepare itself for a future where total emphasis will be placed on the efficient and digitised movement of goods along the supply chain rather than on the individual components of the [...]

IFO380 recipes can meet 2020 reduced-sulfur bunker regulations

March 13th, 2018|0 Comments

It is possible to make bunker fuel oil that meets all ISO 8217 specs for residual fuels, complying with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) forthcoming 2020 regulations without using gas oils, enabling ship owners to [...]

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