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.
12 September 2016
20 August 2019
12 September 2016
18 October 2012
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13 June 2012
The dry bulk market is under immense pressure, as the retreating weight of China as the driver of the market is extensively felt. At a time when supply growth simply breaks new mind-blowing delivery records, the demand situation is pitching in a bit too. Currently, there are reports of Chinese customers in the steel industry that are refusing to honour their contract as prices drop, and stock piles are fuller than normal at a time when steel mills take their foot off the throttle following a red-hot production period in recent months.
07 November 2016
Containership demolition reach all time high and provides a positive surprise for the struggling container shipping industry.
14 July 2010
Strong export figures from China prove that the global economy is out of the emergency room and has been moved into the recovery room
13 October 2010
Forecast: BIMCO expects the fourth quarter to be a difficult one, with volumes going down from recent highs. This may also mean idling vessels becomes more normal again as they are removed from stings or simply temporarily abundant as volumes tighten.
During the first half of 2010 the container trade has made a remarkable comeback. Rates have doubled on many routes and volumes have returned from the abyss to the benefit of many owners who have switched from red ink to black as a result of this.