17 June 2014
Demolition prices have been on the rise since late last year and recently reached the same high levels seen in the beginning of 2012. In two of the major demolition markets, India and Pakistan, the positive development started around October 2013 after a year of more or less status quo. In China, also a large market for demolition, development has been the opposite, with slowly declining prices since the beginning of 2013.
15 October 2014
The world seems to be awash with oil these days, to an extent that no geo-political tensions in the oil-rich producing nations can make us “scared enough” to hike oil prices. We seem to have become accustomed to a world where such tension is the norm. This is very good news for the world economy, as it brings down the cost of energy – despite a number of ongoing major conflicts and the challenges related to Ebola in West Africa.
14 October 2014
While we await the long-anticipated rebound in Capesize freight rates centred on Brazilian exports, let's focus on the brighter spots elsewhere in dry bulk shipping
09 October 2015
The shipping market and underlying profitability can only improve if the fundamental conditions (supply and demand) also improve. Therefore transportation of larger volumes, longer sailing distances in general or a lower increase of dry-bulk fleet size is a prerequisite for better markets to arrive.
16 March 2015
Demand for crude oil and oil product tankers is currently strong and both segments are enjoying an extended winter season with high earnings.
14 August 2015
The demand for coal in China continues to diminish. So much in fact that India is expected to succeed China as the world’s largest importer of coal this year.
28 August 2015
25 September 2015
18 September 2015
17 July 2015