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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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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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Technology is paving the way for the future of shipping Digitalization in shipping shouldn’t be regarded as a thing for the future, or some abstract idea that could (or not) offer valuable contribution to the way the industry works. It’s …

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No end in sight to global shipping chaos

No end in sight to global shipping chaos

In the second half of 2020, Americans, trapped at home by the pandemic, started buying weighted blankets, Crocs, giant fleece hoodies, ring lights and desks at a relentless pace. One toilet paper manufacturer saw a 600% increase in sales over …

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Ports & terminals vs shipping lines: do investors favour the latter? With hindsight, it can easily be illustrated that even though macro-economic hindrances originate from different sources, they all tend to challenge (in one form or the other) the established …

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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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Lockdowns hinder the demolition market once again The ships’ recycling market has sustained a halt over the past days, as a result of Ramadan holidays and the raging pandemic in India and large parts of Southeast Asia. In its latest …

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Dry bulk market dynamics shifting Demand for second hand dry bulk tonnage has been rising of late, with shipowners’ focus being the Handysize and Supramax sectors. In its latest weekly report, it is said that following the end of the …

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Global Maritime Industry Scrap prices should rise in order to attract more tonnage says shipbroker An underwhelming demolition market has been the norm so far this year, despite expectations that a lackluster freight market, mainly for tankers, could increase tonnage …

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Lack of tonnage prevalent in the demolition market Alack of tonnage is becoming evident in the ship recycling market, as the firming up of the freight market has limited selling opportunities among ship owners. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker …

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Moody’s: global shipping industry’s strong performance in 2020 set to continue Although the container shipping industry was hit hard by the pandemic in the first half of 2020, the industry managed to stage a turnaround to become one of the …

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