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LNG shipping rates soar as sanctions hit vessel availability

LNG shipping rates soar as sanctions hit vessel availability


14 Oct 2019


LNG shipping rates have surged to $130,000pd currently from around $80,000pd at the end of September due to tight vessel supply and seasonal firmness in demand. Furthermore, the upward momentum in rates is expected to be maintained.

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LPG shipping largely unaffected by attack on Saudi Arabia

LPG shipping largely unaffected by attack on Saudi Arabia


30 Sep 2019


The recent drone attack in Saudi Arabia affected around 60% of the country’s LPG production. However, Saudi Arabia’s stockpile and increased exports from the US minimised the effect of the production cuts on the global shipping market.

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Indonesia’s unprocessed ores and minerals export regulation: boon for large bulkers, but bane for smaller segments

Indonesia’s unprocessed ores and minerals export regulation: boon for large bulkers, but bane for smaller segments


20 Sep 2019


Indonesia’s ban on exports of unprocessed ores and minerals will result in reduced nickel ore trade, hurting the demand for small bulkers. However, with bauxite trade shifting to Guinea-China from Indonesia-China, large bulk carriers will gain employment.

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Historic disruption to Saudi oil supply to have severe implications for oil and tanker markets

Historic disruption to Saudi oil supply to have severe implications for oil and tanker markets


17 Sep 2019


Global spare production capacity is not enough to compensate for the decline in Saudi Arabia’s oil production after the recent attacks on two of the country’s oil facilities and the consequent inventory drawdown will therefore underpin oil prices and adversely affect tanker demand if supplies take longer to be restored.

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How big a threat are autonomous vessels to seafarer demand?

How big a threat are autonomous vessels to seafarer demand?


17 Sep 2019


Vessel automation and digitisation will reduce future seafarer demand, but the medium-term impact is expected to be limited.

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ESC, Drewry announce an IMO 2020 BAF transparent indexing mechanism

ESC, Drewry announce an IMO 2020 BAF transparent indexing mechanism
Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) have published a bunker adjustment factor indexing mechanism to help shippers monitor and control bunker charges in the run-up to and following the introduction of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation.

New risks heap more pressure on beleaguered container market

The mood-music surrounding the container market has deteriorated further in the last three months, resulting in Drewry downgrading its outlook for world container port throughput for the current year and the rest of the five-year horizon, in its latest Container Market Annual Review and Forecast.

Study findings: Drewry believes future online marketplaces could bring mutual benefit to both carriers and shippers

Online technology platforms where shipping lines and their customers can negotiate forward contracts could help improve vessel utilisation levels and reduce freight rate volatility, according to a joint study conducted by global shipping consultancy, Drewry and maritime supply chain technology provider, CyberLogitec.

Slow car carrier recovery to trigger more distressed asset sales

Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, supported by improving utilisation and minimal vessel ordering, according to Drewry’s latest Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast.

Events

South Carolina International Trade Conference

Philip Damas presenting the container shipping outlook and challenges and opportunities for BCOs.

Global Biofuels Summit

Hu Qing to present the outlook for biofuels in Malaysia and Indonesia shipping markets.

TOC Americas 2019

Drewry will present its outlook for the container shipping industry.