Aftermath of Attack on Bahri’s VLCC

Abqaiq VLCC

Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

Clarksons: China’s Independent Yards Under Pressure

China's independent yards have faced significant challenges in recent years against subdued global contracting.

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Clarksons: Containership Orderbook in Decline

The global containership orderbook stood at 368 vessels of a combined 2.8 million TEU as of the start of November, ...

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Global Seaborne Trade to Grow by Up to 4 Pct in 2017

Following a weaker performance in 2015, global seaborne trade growth illustrated its ability to bounce back ...

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Boxship, Bulker Sectors Taking a Turn for the Better?

As some of the shipping sectors are now moving into a new phase, Clarksons Research examined improvement indices ...

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Clarksons: The Changing Nature of Orderbook

A substantial decline in size of the orderbook left many yards struggling to secure contracts as state-backed ...

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Secondhand Containership Sales at Record Level

The volume of secondhand containership sales reported in the first eight months of 2017 totalled 0.75 million TEU, ...

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World Seaborne Trade Puts On Some Weight

Since the downturn of 2009, when it slumped by 4%, world seaborne trade has grown by 38%, adding an extra 3.2 ...

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New Panama Locks - a Year in Review

Over the past year since the inauguration of the expanded Panama Canal a number of areas of shipping have seen a ...

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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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