Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

Orca AI: Maritime industry slow at adapting solutions vital to avoiding collisions.

BIMCO: EU, China, US Need to Support Counter-Piracy in GoG

Counter-piracy efforts

BIMCO: Maritime powers need to expand their collaboration with local states to curb piracy in Gulf of Guinea.

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demolition Takes a Nosedive in 2018

Bulker

BIMCO: Dry bulk demolition plunged by 71.6% in 2018 driven by an almost total halt in Panamax demolition.

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BIMCO: Global Shipping on the Lookout for Future Growth

Shipping

BIMCO: Economic growth from emerging, developing countries could spur shipping demand in the next five years.

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Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019

ships

There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019.

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BIMCO Unveils Two 2020 Sulphur Clauses

BIMCO

BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses.

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Trade War Has Taken Its Toll on US Soya Bean Exports

Peter Sand

U.S. soya bean exports marked a 43 percent drop year-on-year during the first twelve weeks of the 2018/19 marketing year.

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BIMCO to Complete Cyber Security Clause in May 2019

BIMCO

BIMCO is developing a cyber security clause in cooperation with shipping companies Klaveness and Navig8.

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Tanker Recovery: Winter Is Coming (Early)?

tanker

Multiple factors contributing to tanker recovery, but sustainable recovery is yet to materialize.

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South Korea Largest Long-Distance Importer of US Crude Oil

Tanker

US crude oil exports to China drop to zero for the second month in a row.

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Mixed Feelings after MEPC 73 Meeting

funnel

Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO's MEPC 73 meeting.

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US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

Peter Sand

US seaborne exports of crude oil to China dropped to zero in August.

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Paper Submitted to MEPC73 Does Not Seek Delay of Sulphur Cap

shipping

The document submitted MEPC 73 does not seek a delay to the implementation date of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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BIMCO: Trade War Crossfire to Seriously Hit Shipping

Shipping

BIMCO: The long list of tariffed goods has been made longer as the US proposed tariffs on goods worth USD 200 billion.

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Tanker Scrapping Key for Sustainable Market Recovery

tanker

Long-term recovery is highly dependent on removal of outdated capacity from the fleet through demolition.

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Relentless Containership Fleet Growth Crushing Recovery Hopes

Lara Maersk

The capacity of the containership fleet is growing too fast for the demand side to keep up.

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Consortium to Test Blockchain in Bunker Industry

Blockchain

Industry majors set up a consortium to address traceability and transparency in the bunker industry by using blockchain.

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BIMCO: 2018 Absolutely Horrible for Crude Oil Tankers

Tanker

A historically bad crude oil tanker market is struggling to find solid support, BIMCO said in its latest report.

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Trade War Becoming Ever More Difficult to Stop

Donald Trump

BIMCO: The ongoing trade war between the major world powers becoming ever more difficult to stop.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Sand: 2018 a Loss-Making Year for Crude Oil Tankers

Peter Sand

BIMCO's Chief Analyst Peter Sand reveals what lies ahead for the tanker and dry bulk markets.

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5 Most Exciting Things to Watch Out for in Shipping Industry

BIMCO POWER PANEL

Industry representatives share their views on the most exciting things in the industry at the moment.

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