08 August 2018
August debuted with reports of softer activity in the newbuilding market, while given the strong momentum in which orders have been coming through during the biggest part of the summer, a slow-down was long due.
The weekly newbuilding report by Intermodal Research & Valuations feature, include newbuilding prices for dry bulk-, tanker- and gas shipping segments. Additionally, recent newbuilding orders are listed by units, type, size, yard, expected delivery date and price.
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.
01 October 2015
Peter talks to Gibraltar Shipping providing more insight on his role and views on current shipping trends.
13 June 2013
Crude oil tankers in the mixed zone, whereas product tankers are feeling the first rays of sun between the clouds
17 October 2016
The Standard Agreement for the Supervision of Vessel Construction, codenamed SUPERMAN, clearly sets out a ship managers’ duties and obligations when providing supervision services to a newbuilding project. It is an agency based agreement whereby the supervisors act for and on behalf of the owners. SUPERMAN is modelled on SHIPMAN 2009 and includes the same structure of liability provisions. Payment is on a “cost plus fee” basis.
The latest edition of this contract is SUPERMAN, issued in 2016.
Copyright in SUPERMAN is held by BIMCO.
20 September 2016
BIMCHEMTIME 2005 is a standard time charter party for the shipment of liquid chemicals in bulk.
The latest edition of this contract is BIMCHEMTIME 2005.
19 August 2016
13 May 2016
19 January 2017
The container shipping lines received an average rate 7% (42 USD) lower in 2016 than in 2015, if they operated in the spot market on all Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) trade routes. This has primarily been due to the devastating low rates received in the first half of 2016, as the average rate received in H2 2016 was 22% higher than the rate received in H2 2015.
07 November 2016
Containership demolition reach all time high and provides a positive surprise for the struggling container shipping industry.