Tankers, geopolitics and sanctions

All of the shipping sectors have come up against ‘geopolitics’ during 2019, which is now moving into Q4, historically a time of seasonal market strength and sees the two forces combining. Read More

Meet the digital Chief Engineer

Digitalization is happening now in the shipping ecosystem. Big words aside, what this means to shipowners is that information about equipment, processes, you name it... can be generated, stored and analyzed in larger quantities, with more precision, and from new vantage points.

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The motivations behind the Teekay Tankers merger

Consolidation is in the tanker waters. Teekay Tankers and Tanker Investments Ltd (TIL) have now announced a shares for shares merger, that would create an operator even bigger than the “…largest operator of midsized tankers…”- the tagline for Teekay Tankers even before the tie-up. 

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Do you believe the best days of the independent shipowner are over?

Will the challenges which have affected shipping in recent years and today’s pressure points on the industry have implications for its structure in the future?  This question will be at the centre of a Parliamentary-style Debate to be held at the Sea Asia conference in Singapore on 26 April. 

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