Port of Amsterdam Striving to Become Future Ready

Port of Amsterdam

The Port of Amsterdam has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed at a more sustainable future.

BIMCO: Trade War Crossfire to Seriously Hit 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


Long-term recovery is highly dependent on removal of outdated capacity from the fleet through demolition.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


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


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


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

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Large Crude Tankers Hit the Hardest by Perfect Storm


Large crude carriers have been hit the hardest by the perfect storm in the tanker shipping sector.

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US Sanctions on Iran Bringing More Uncertainty for Tankers


New sanctions against Iran by the U.S. create an unnecessary extra uncertainty for the tanker market.

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Trade War Would Hurt the Fronthaul Transpacific Leg


BIMCO: A trade war would see container shipping industry's volumes drop on the China into the US transpacific voyage.

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BIMCO: Trade War Would Harm Global Shipping

BIMCO: More trade-restrictive measures are a worrying trend that limits demand for shipping globally.

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Port Houston Concerned about Proposed Steel Tariffs

Port Houston worried that the proposed tariff on steel cargo could decrease cargo volumes.

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US Seaborne Exports of Oil Products at All-Time High

After a seasonal surge in December, US seaborne export of oil products reached the highest annual level ever.

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BIMCO: Around 40 Boxship Giants Set for Delivery in 2018

BIMCO: Around 40 ultra large container vessels are expected to join the fleet in 2018.

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Boxship Ordering Lull Is Over

Containership owners have broken the ordering silence.

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BIMCO: 2018 Is the Year of Opportunity for Dry Bulk Shipping

The dry bulk shipping industry should be facing another year of improvement to the fundamental balance.

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BIMCO: Global Economic Growth Beneficial for Shipping

If it materializes, global economic growth in 2018 and 2019 will be highly beneficial for container shipping.

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Pressure in Tanker Shipping Market Extends into 2018

Tanker shipping markets are under massive pressure from low demand growth, according to BIMCO.

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BIMCO Lists Three Best Performing Bulk Terminals

BIMCO: Top three performing bulk terminals are Santander and Bilbao in Spain and Quebec in Canada.

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