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Tanker Sector Market Outlook

May 27, 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic is influencing all aspects of shipping, and is the main focus when BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand,...
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Logistics and Covid-19

Source: Christian Roeloffs, Container XChange Let’s face it: The world as we know it has ended. While you might find this statement a bit overly dramatic,...
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Future Trends in Commercial Shipping

Future Trends in Commercial Shipping The world is changing rapidly, as is the shipping industry. There is an increased focus on boosting the green image...

Trade Disruptions & Large Crude Tankers: A Net Plus for Now

The fall in light crude exports from the United States to the far east has led to buyers seeking replacement barrels. One of the...

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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Global Ocean Freight Index – July

The global XSI (Ocean Freight Index) increased by just 0.1% in Jul-20 to 112.45 points. The index, therefore, remains 3.2% below the all-time high...

Port Economic Impact Barometer – July 23

Final report of the series which looks at the economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the global port sector.. Source: IAPH, WPSP, Theo Notteboom,...

US Import and Export Index – July 15

The price index for U.S. exports rose 1.4 percent in June. In June, prices for both nonagricultural and agricultural exports contributed to the advance....