12 September 2016
27 June 2017
07 March 2018
The IMO Ballast Water Management Convention entered into force on 8 September 2017 the below provide a brief overview and link to further guidance.
07 March 2018
The USCG Ballast Water Management regulations entered into force in June 2012 and is now close to being fully implemented so any ship calling US ports have to be in compliance with the relevant regulations and requirements. It should also be noted that a number of US individual States have implemented their own requirements beyond the USCG regulations so liaison with a local agent is recommended.
19 August 2013
The balancing act continues, as demand moves forward at snail’s pace while a new record-sized containership is deployed in the Asia-Europe trading lane
04 July 2010
China is still growing but at slowing pace according to latest PMI indices, which suggest a cooling of the manufacturing sector is ongoing
14 April 2010
Floating storage is coming down on the narrowing of market contango, but persists in playing an important part in tanker demand
15 April 2010
The challenge of redeploying laid-up vessels in a market flooded by newbuildings creates a market balanced on a knife edge
16 May 2010
China is firmly back on the growth trend with PMI indices at pre-crisis level showing sustained growth in the manufacturing sector
06 May 2016
On 12 April 2016, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its updated World Economic Outlook stating that future economic prospects are now so poor that an immediate, proactive response is called for.