17 December 2009
Still a long way to go before demand catches up with the massive amount of tonnage. Demand: Generally speaking demand is still pretty sluggish, but having said that, the future trends have already arrived. Intra-Asia trade is set to be where the volume growth is going to be strong.
22 June 2017
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand will be speaking at the Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) Webinar on 29 June 2017 at 16:00 CEST.
07 November 2017
Because of the liner companies' interest in "testing" the strength of the market, they deploy tonnage into the trades until the freight drop! Only by doing that, can they reveal the true strength of demand
15 October 2014
Two key trading lanes attract attention these days: one being the major battlefield today – the other being the potential battlefield of tomorrow.
10 April 2014
14 August 2014
The demand side continues to improve on a global scale. The winter weakness in the US and still-sluggish demand in Europe has been offset by continued strong demand on North-South trades in the Atlantic basin and improving conditions on the ever-strong intra-Asian trading lanes.
08 October 2015
2015 will see a new record inflow of newbuilt tonnage. BIMCO forecasts close to 1.6 million TEU will be delivered by the end of 2015. This marks the highest inflow of new capacity ever.
20 February 2015
2014 turned out to be a very hectic year for the demolition market and it became clear just how volatile the market really can be. Previous experiences tells us the end of the year is usually one of the busiest moments for scrapyards, however in 2014 this effect was washed out by declining demolition prices.
15 June 2015
The demand situation is developing a tad slower than what the market had anticipated. After the expected dip around Chinese New Year (February), volumes have failed to pick up markedly.
22 May 2015
The 2015 has started off as a pretty challenging year for the container shipping industry. With volatile spot rates coupled with oversupply and ordering of ever bigger ships, shipowners across the board seem to have a lot on their plates.