Weak Ton Mile Demand Responsible for Low Clean Tanker Rate

Until May 2016, ton mile demand was rising and rates were structurally higher (in the green shaded area). Since then, ton mile demand has...
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IMO 2020: New Fuel Options Gain Pace

By John Roper, Managing Director & Head of Middle East, Uniper Global Commodities SE For the first time since engines replaced sails in the early 19th...

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Ocean Freight Market Update, March 2019

Asia - North Europe capacity set to surge this year. Vessel capacity on the Far East - North Europe trade lane remains a key...

Global Container Shipping Outlook

IMO 2020 weighs on an industry struggling to generate sustained profitability Source: Alix Partners

The Changing Global Economy – Impacts on Seaports and Trade

IMO 2020 has potential to cause short-term congestion challenges in West Coast. Longer-term macro fundamentals favour continuation of slow shift to East and Gulf...