Shipping a Moving Target for Cyber Threats

Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary-General, speaks of numerous challenges related to cyber risk insurance

MSI: Port Stocks and Politics to Determine Dry Bulk Fortunes

Although the bulk carrier markets began 2017 in reasonably robust form, Maritime Strategies International (MSI) has ...

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MSI: Strong Dry Bulk Market Unlikely to Last

The welcome surge in dry bulk market’s spot earnings at the end of 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, ...

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MSI: Major Gains in Crude Tanker Market to Be Limited

The crude tanker market is forecast to experience a limited winter upturn, as only the Very Large Crude Carrier ...

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Container Shipping Industry Still under Pressure

Whilst freight rates have improved marginally from the extreme lows seen over the middle of the year, the entire ...

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MSI: BWMC to Recover Dry Bulk Market?

Despite being beset with technical challenges and shipowners opposition, the implementation of the IMO Ballast ...

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Container Lines Shift Focus from Technology to Flexibility

Container lines have shifted their focus towards alliance structures for operational efficiency, rather than ...

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MSI: Tanker Market Conditions Causing Headaches for Owners

Current conditions in the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) freight market are not entirely attributed to ...

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MSI: Dry Bulk Market Could Recover in 4th Quarter

The dry bulk markets are expected to see a fourth quarter bounce in chartering activity for both the Capesize and ...

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MSI: Future Shipping Cycles to See Structural Change

Excess shipyard capacity and a slowing but still considerable orderbook are the negative factors overhanging ...

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MSI: Capesize Upturn Remains Fragile

A rise in iron ore trade, higher steel prices and increased scrapping have been the main factors in the recent ...

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MSI: Tanker Earnings to Bounce Back in Q2

VLCC, Suezmax, Aframax and product tanker rates are expected to rebound in the second quarter of 2016 supported by ...

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February Brings Flickers of Improvement for Boxships

There have been some ‘flickers of improvement’ in February in the container shipping industry after an opening to ...

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Idle Boxship Fleet Approaching New Record

The global containership fleet made idle this year is set to reach a new record, surpassing the 1.5m TEU mark set ...

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MSI: Earnings in Dry Bulk Market to Rebound in Q2 of 2016

As Capesize asset values hit their 16-year lows amid weak dry bulk fundamentals and partly driven by very weak ...

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