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Tankers steal the show among newbuilding contracting Ship owners turned to tanker ordering over the course of the past week. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker said that it was a week in which tankers attracted all of the attention …

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Ship owners looking for more deals in the dry bulk segment Ship owners are actively looking for more deals in the dry bulk S&P market. In its latest weekly report, Intermodal said that it was another active week in terms …

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An EU ETS for shipping would undermine a global GHG solution Yesterday the World Shipping Council published a paper highlighting serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the EU expands its Emissions Trading …

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The end of the US shipping tax exemption for Hong Kong On 19 August 2020, the US State Department announced the “suspension or termination” of various agreements with Hong Kong, including the termination of the bilateral, US-Hong Kong International Shipping …

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Worldwide shipping industry “In the doldrums” International Experts revealed that few new vessels are built and the scrapping rate is high. Times are tough for yards and manufacturers as demand is low. Many of them are on the verge of …

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“Sink or swim” In both China and India, international experts revealed that, percentage growth in the population moving into the middle class has declined, and anticipated growth in Inter-Asian trade is quite modest. Still, the BRICKTIM countries constitute 40% of …

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“Knowing the ropes” International report revealed that with growth rates of 4percent in the Western world and 8percent in China and India, the world economy is strong. The exploration for and production of natural resources is increasing due to strong …

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*Full steam ahead The world economy is in good shape international experts revealed, and the growth rate continues to be high, at 4 percent yearly in the Western world counting the Eurozone, and at 8 percent yearly in China and …

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*Fuel trends International experts revealed that the developments in the maritime fuel industry have become crucial for operators and cargo owners as fuel consumption accounts for a large share of the total voyage costs and can constitute a significant portion …

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*Technology and energy efficiency Ballast water treatment technologies Many ballast water treatment systems are now available on the market and, with ratification of the IMO Convention awaiting, ship owners have an excellent opportunity to evaluate how these systems perform before …

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