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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West Coast Trade Report

The October 2018 surge in imports ahead of threatened new U.S. tariffs has predictably coughed up some dreadful year-over-year comparisons this October all up...

LNG Bunkering – A Niche Market

Though being specified by a number of major charterers, LNG-fuelled newbuildings will remain a minor component of the global fleet going forward... Source: MSI

Shipping Schedule Reliability – Summary Findings

In 2019, only 47% of all vessel arrivals and departures on the three main East/West trades were on time. 10% of all arrivals were...