EU needs to move faster on Asian approvals to deliver meaningful scrapping regulations

Source: Will Tooth of MSI Regional regulation and national policies are putting competing pressures on the scrapping market just as demand is set to rise. By December...

VLCC’s Holding Steady

Source: GIBSONS Much attention has been given in recent months to continued activity in newbuild VLCC tonnage. Shipbrokers Gibson’s, are not an exception to that,...

Market Soundbite: Japan & the Clean Tanker Markets

Japanese Yards Remain Solid Contenders in the Clean Tanker Markets Japanese yards remain an important hub for clean product tanker orders, and are currently booked...
bulk shipping

Dry Cargo Broker Viewpoint

A consensus is building among Panamax observers and traders that the mid-range bulkers are poised for a quite positive 6-8 weeks ahead as a...
global container shipping

Global Container Shipping to Face yet Another Crisis?

By Jose Paul (Drewry) The year 2017 saw a modest recovery in container shipping after a disastrous performance in 2016. According to Drewry maritime research...

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Tanker Shipping & the Maritime Silk Road

The Impact of Slumping Oil Price on the Situation of Tanker Shipping along the Maritime Silk Road. Source: Naixia Mou, Yanxin Xie, Tengfei Yang, Hengcai...

Decarbonization of Maritime Transport: To be or Not to Be?

International shipping is at a crossroads as regards decarbonization. This paper takes a critical look at the above and other recent developments and focuses...

Golar LNG Shipping

Structural shortage of LNG carriers: demand expected to grow by 14-15%. Golar LNG spins off the company’s LNG carriers business to gain direct exposure...