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Since the initial coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we've been closely monitoring and assessing the impact of developments on the shipping industry, from the financial health of key industry players to displaced container equipment, cancelled sailings, freight rate development and market forecasts. We've introduced this dedicated 'hub' to give you access to all our analysis and commentary on the subject in one place, which we hope will go some way to helping you stay on top of the evolving situation.

Latest Opinions

LNG market riding high, but will the gains continue?

LNG market riding high, but will the gains continue?

Rough seas ahead for crude tanker market as demolitions drop

Rough seas ahead for crude tanker market as demolitions drop

Container equipment shortage due to logistics not fleet underinvestment

Container equipment shortage due to logistics not fleet underinvestment

Exotic fruit to drive growth in the reefer shipping trade

Exotic fruit to drive growth in the reefer shipping trade

COVID-19 drives up ship operating costs

COVID-19 drives up ship operating costs

Appalling fate of non-coking coal trade

Appalling fate of non-coking coal trade

Financial Event Updates

Container shipping equities - Will newbuild orders act as a roadblock to higher returns?
High commodity demand, a tailwind for dry bulk shipping stocks
Will OPEC+ announcement push tanker stocks?

Industry at a glance

World Container Index

East-West composite ($/40ft)

Bunker Prices

Rotterdam ($/tonne)

Global Port Throughput

Jan 2012 = 100

Idle Capacity

('000 teu)