10 October 2016
The main exporters of thermal coal for coal- fired power plants to the United Kingdom (UK) have experienced a heavy decline in seaborne cargo volumes in 2016. This comes as a result of the UK starting a concerning trend for the dry bulk shipping industry, by close to doubling its Carbon Price Floor (CPF).
14 April 2011
Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, Peter Sand, chaired and spoke this week at the 3rd European Dry Bulk Shipping Market Outlook Conference in Istanbul
20 November 2011
If you work a little harder every day and do your work a little better and smarter today than yesterday, you will stand a better chance of running a successful shipping business. Those words of wisdom catch the optimism bubbling at the NAVIGATOR 2011 event in Athens, Greece.
A business full of hardship in recent years has only drowned a few of the die-hard optimists within the shipping industry.
11 April 2012
Towards the end of 2011, we got the first indication that liner companies were winning “the pricing battle” against shippers on the level of freight rates on the main lanes from Far East to Europe and the Mediterranean.
26 February 2020
The fundamental balance will continue to deteriorate in 2020, offering little support to operators hoping to pass on higher fuel costs, caused by the sulphur cap, to shippers.
20 February 2018
The fleet is growing at the slowest pace since 1999, and solid growth in demand means that the dry bulk shipping industry should be facing another year of improvement to the fundamental balance.
22 June 2017
Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the IMO concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions.
26 November 2017
Carbon emissions, safety and cyber security were at the top of the agenda at the annual Tripartite Shipbuilding Forum which attracted more than 100 delegates.
07 June 2017
Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO.
23 February 2018
The latest BIMCO digital Bulletin is now available and is packed with great articles.