29 June 2020
22 December 2016
This analysis explains the recent history, updates you on the current state and displays future changes for crude oil tankers.
16 September 2019
Global growth in container volumes has picked up slightly in the second quarter of the year, with growth in the first seven months reaching 1.2%, compared to the just 0.8% in the first quarter.
03 January 2017
The shipping industry has its work cut out going forward in 2017 as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast the lowest level of global GDP growth since 2009. 2017 will see another year of die-hard competition, which now includes tankers. In 2016, the container shipping industry bit the bullet in terms of demolition and consolidation to help the market to recover. The dry bulk sector needs to copy that approach.
15 December 2009
Enjoy the ride while it lasts - before over-supply of capacity takes over. Demand: Chinese imports of iron ore and coal have been the dominating factor throughout the year
12 December 2014
On Tuesday 16 December 2014 at 1100 GMT, BIMCO members with access to Thomson Reuters will be able to take part in an exchange of views about the crude oil and oil products shipping industry.
27 October 2014
On Thursday 30 October 2014 at 1100 GMT, BIMCO members with access to Thomson Reuters will be able to take part in an exchange of views about the crude oil and oil products shipping industry.
10 April 2014
12 February 2014
A Winter season that turned the market upside down is soon coming to an end. All eyes were on product tankers, thinking “would this be the beginning of something beautiful in terms of higher earnings?” No one really paid much attention to what was already in the making in the crude oil tanker sector.
07 October 2019
The industry will see the first “live issues” between charterers and shipowners over the switch to low-sulphur fuel in the last quarter of 2019, Tiejha Smyth tells The Bulletin. Smyth is a deputy director in the Freight, Demurrage and Defence (FD&D) department of the North of England P&I Club, and she – along with the rest of the North FD&D team – is busy advising and helping club members to prepare for the uncertainties.