Last week in shipping scrubbers, and whether they are a good investment continued to be a dominate topic, while kidnapping of seafarers in the southern Philippines remained a real threat.
The availability of capital, both equity and debt, is a perennial discussion and has two particular areas of focus at present - for consolidation and green loans for retrofits to…
After a week-long National Day holiday, the return of the Chinese trade participants failed to rekindle the freight market.
New York-listed dry bulk shipowner Star Bulk Carriers has secured $70m in green loan financing for its scrubber retrofits as part of a $310m loan agreement.
Capesize freight rates rose higher this week, thanks to firmer bunker prices. However, as the week goes by, trade uncertainty started to creep into the market due to weaker freight…
Seaborne trade is expected to grow by 4% this year, the same as in 2017, which was the fastest rate for five years, according to the 2018 edition of the…
Tadaaki Naito, president of NYK, one of the world's largest shipowners has warned on its 133rd anniversary that it must transform it's business or face the possibilty it will not survive.
Outgoing Intercargo chairman John Platsidakis took a number of swipes at regulators during his farewell speech at the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners’ agm in London this week.
Market sentiment for Capesize market was on the rise this week despite the widening gap between the physical and paper market.