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...
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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Port of Melbourne 2050 Port Development Strategy

The Port of Melbourne is Australia's largest container and general cargo port. This report sets out a roadmap for the future of the Port....

The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

This Summary for Policymakers was formally approved at the Second Joint Session of Working Groups I and II of the IPCC and accepted by...

Alternative Fuels for Shipping

Until technologies are developed, which are commercially viable, scalable and safe, there are no other alternative fuel options beyond LNG for global shipping and...