13 January 2017
03 January 2013
The global economy continues to grow, albeit at a slower pace than previous years. The slower economic development has been difficult for ship owners who, with a severe overhang of tonnage, have struggled with a depressed freight market since the start of the financial crisis back in 2008.
12 June 2019
As weak demand growth is forecasted for the coming quarters, the container shipping industry is set to return to negative margins.
26 February 2020
Low demand growth will continue into 2020, with carriers struggling to increase freight rates enough to cover the additional costs of the IMO 2020 sulphur cap compliance. Fleet growth is lower then last year, but still too high compared to demand growth.
31 May 2018
Overcapacity remains in the sector, where fleet growth is extremely uneven.
21 February 2018
What will the future bring? Overall demand growth is expected to be lower than in 2017, but still high enough to potentially improve the fundamental market balance.
05 January 2018
This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA December report is also provided.
10 April 2014
15 June 2015
The global macroeconomic scene has become more volatile, with prominent factors such as oil prices and global currencies causing a commotion.
10 July 2015