Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

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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Large Crude Tankers Hit the Hardest by Perfect Storm

Tanker

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

VLCC

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

Containership

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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It All Boils Down to China

Chinese seaborne imports of iron ore and crude oil have reached the highest levels ever recorded in 2017.

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BIMCO: Shipping Needs to Stay Cautious in 2018

BIMCO urges shipping to remain cautious in 2018 to maintain the progress achieved in 2017.

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demand to Outstrip Supply in 2018

BIMCO expects the global demand growth in the dry bulk sector to outstrip supply growth in 2018.

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BIMCO, CIRM Propose Software Maintenance Standard

BIMCO and CIRM have sent the proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance to the IMO.

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