04 January 2018
2017 was a year of change. Much of it for the better, but a cautious approach is still needed for 2018 to maintain the progress already achieved.
08 May 2018
When two of the world’s top trading partners, get entangled in a stand-off, where the outbreak of a trade war could become the extended tool of intense negotiations, we’d better prepare for what may come. While hoping that it will never take place.
01 March 2018
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst will be visiting Singapore to be the moderator at BIMCO’s own seminar and networking event “Crude Oil Tankers: Road to Recovery”. Peter Sand will furthermore be participating in Maritime CEO Forum and a panel discussion at the 15th edition of Asia Pacific Maritime Conference. All three events are hosted in Singapore and will take place on 13-15 March 2018.
18 December 2018
This article contains extracts from BIMCO's Reflections 2019, which will be available in full on 2 January 2019 on www.bimco.org and will be sent out to all BIMCO members alongside thier free member copy of BIMCO's Holiday Calendar 2019.
30 May 2018
GDP growth and high trade multipliers have benefitted the shipping industry through higher trade volumes, but this could be as good as it gets.
22 March 2018
Free trade provides prosperity and peace. It’s a fundamental principle to cherish and safeguard. All trade-restrictive measures are in principle bad for shipping. Right now, the international atmosphere is full of threats of retaliation and it appears likely that major trading partners with the US like the EU and China will hit back to draw a line in the sand for the US Administration and President Trump.
12 September 2018
The shipping industry is trapped between a rock and a hard place in an already troubled market.
03 July 2018
The trade war adds painful uncertainty for the shipping industry, as it distorts the free flow of goods, changes trade lanes and makes it difficult for ship operators and owners to position their ships efficiently in the market.
15 February 2018
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will be participating at the 18th edition of Trans Pacific Maritime on 4-7 March 2018 in Long Beach, California.
06 April 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has affected all aspects of the shipping industry, lowering, if not wiping out, demand growth prospects for the year across all segments. The outbreak has also affected fleet development.