Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Clarksons: Boxship Orderbook to Continue Diminishing

The containership orderbook has diminished by 30% in capacity terms since the start of 2016 and in the first half ...

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Clarksons: Global Shipyard Capacity Down by 62 Pct

The number of active shipyards on a global scale has dropped by 62 percent since the beginning of 2009, according ...

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Clarksons: Which Fleets Are Cross-Traders in Shipping?

“Going where the work is” has been a familiar mantra for many generations across the world, and the shipping ...

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Clarksons: Shipowners Favor VLCCs

With contracting this year only slightly less subdued than in 2016, there has been a welcome influx of activity in ...

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Clarksons: Greece Owns the World's Largest Fleet

With the latest turn of the tide, Greek owners have placed themselves at the top with 210.1 millon gross tons, ...

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LNG Fleet Thrives as Natural Gas Gains Popularity

As liquefied natural gas (LNG) gained momentum over the last decade, becoming an increasingly important form in ...

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Product Tanker Fleet Enters Moderate Growth Era

Product tanker orderbook has dropped to its lowest level in nearly 17 years as it was equivalent to 10.2% of fleet ...

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Vessel Losses - Sailing into Safer Times?

With the improved safety at sea, total vessel losses seem to be on a downward trajectory. 2016 marked the fewest ...

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Clarksons: Boxship Deliveries Entering Moderate Era?

As containership deliveries dropped from the record 1.7 million TEU in 2015 to just 0.9 million TEU in 2016, the ...

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Clarksons: Contracting Activity Drops to 30-Year Low

The previous year was very weak for newbuild ordering as contracting activity fell to its lowest level in over 30 ...

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Clarksons: Box Shipping Starts Addressing Its Problems

After 2016 brought a number of records, most of them of a gloomy nature, the year may well be seen as one in which ...

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Clarksons: Niche Sectors See Better Earnings in 2016

Market conditions across most sectors of the shipping industry in 2016 have been highly challenging and things in ...

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Shipping Sees Lack of Heat in 2016

The shipping industry has experienced a particular blast of cold air during 2016, with few sectors escaping the ...

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Car Carrier Sector Braces For a Bumpy Road Ahead

The car carrier sector has seen an increase in scrapping and almost no new orders in 2016 as vessel owners are ...

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Bulkers Account for Lion's Share of Scrapped Tonnage in 2016

Strong demolition has been a prominent feature of the shipping industry this year, as challenging market conditions ...

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Clarksons: China to Shorten White List to 59 Yards

At the start of October 2016, a set of revised criteria was introduced for China’s White List of domestic ...

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World Fleet Growth Returning to ‘Pre-Boom’ Levels?

The pace of world fleet growth has slowed down with the fleet expanding by 3.1% over the last 12 months, ...

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Clarksons: Old Panamaxes Slowly Fading Away

The ‘old Panamax’ sector seems to be slowly fading away, falling from 969 units in 2012 to 796 at the ...

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Clarksons: Non-Delivery Could Hit Record Levels in 2016

Non-delivery of vessels on the orderbook, which has been a prominent theme in shipbuilding in the last decade, ...

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Clarksons: Cruise Industry Continues Expanding Its Horizons

During the summer, the cruise ship fleet surged past half a million berths of total capacity as the cruise industry ...

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Clarksons: Shipping Sees Toughest 1H Since Financial Crisis

Shipping is experiencing some of its toughest conditions since the financial crisis and, despite its many efforts, ...

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