Dispatches


Shipping takes aim at battery-powered future

Ocean-going vessels going on full electric propulsion may still not be a foreseeable scenario at least in the near future. However there’s no denying that shipping has an eye on a battery-powered future, attested by an increasing interest in the development of electric vessels. Read More

More scrubbers or more vessels? Maybe both

In spite of the ‘Dog Days’ of summer, second quarter earnings reports from listed companies are in season; unfortunately, they reveal the cooled down and generally chilled nature of investor attitudes regarding the sector. Read More

59 Greek shipowners have fleets of 20 or more vessels

It is well recognised that when it comes to sea transportation Greek shipowners are among the leading players in most sectors. This is reflected in the fact that there are 72 Greek ownerships currently operating fleets of over 1m dwt each, the same number as 12 months ago, though two companies have slipped out to be replaced by two. Read More