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LNG shipping rates climb to multi-month highs on demand for vessels Freight rates to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose to multi-month highs this week as a surge in demand for the super-chlled fuel has increased the need for vessels …

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Decarbonisation a defining financing factor Shipping companies that do not have a strategy to decarbonise are likely to be pushed out of the market as financing options become more expensive, according to Stephen Fewster, global head of shipping finance at …

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Seaports as a Drivers for ‘Blue Growth’

Seaports as a Drivers for ‘Blue Growth’

The port, as an infrastructure of maritime services has evolved its functions over the years to become a complex logistic node within the multimodal chain of freight transport. Ports in the entire world are playing significant role in development of …

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Scrubbers for the future Almost as long as scrubber technology has been commercially available for shipping, questions have been raised about the potential longevity of the technology. The potential for extending the scope of scrubber technology beyond reducing SOx emissions …

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Shipping moving towards zero-emission period More needs to be done, in order for shipping to transition to the zero-carbon era. In a recent weekly report, shipbroker said that “energy is at the core of the global climate dialogue as the …

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Newbuilding ordering activity in slowdown mode Newbuilding contracting has slowed down over the past couple of weeks, a development attributed by shipbroker to the usual summer lull. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker said that “the typical summer lull has …

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ICS reaction to EU ETS shipping extension The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a statement following the European Commission’s proposed extension of the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) to cover the international shipping sector. Other than as an …

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Newbuilding contracting picks up pace Proman Shipping announced signing for a further two firm 50k MRs, with delivery of both vessels set for 4Q 2023, bringing the series to six overall”. The renewal process of the global fleet has picked …

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Ports & Shipping

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LPG shipping stocks – what lies ahead? The year 2021 has been volatile for the LPG shipping industry. VLGC rates hit a peak at USD 110,000pd in January but soon nosedived by more than 90 percent in February, with charter …

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Checks and balances on container rates In shipping there have been clear winners and loser in the global war against the Covid-19 pandemic. In the latter camp sit cruise ships and to some extent tankers, who have seen earnings spike …

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