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...
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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...
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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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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...