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Drewry: Firm Demand to Drive Recovery in Dry Bulk Shipping

Dry bulk shipping charter rates are expected to continue to recover with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, ...

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Chinese Players Lead M&As in Port Sector

The outlook for global container port demand growth is now more optimistic and Chinese players are on the ...

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Carriers Getting Busier on Asia-Middle East Route

Spot rates in the Asia to Middle East market are seeing the most traction as container shipments on the route ...

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Drewry: FSRUs More Profitable than LNG Carriers

Despite falling freight rates for floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), investment returns at current ...

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North Europe-America Spot Rates to Remain Stable

In the first five months of this year, North European exports to North America registered a rise of 5.7%, according ...

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Drewry: Vietnam, Indonesia Adding Direct Mainline Services

The assumption that the rise of mega-ships and alliances would limit the coverage of direct mainline container ...

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Drewry: Asia-Med Prices to Remain Firm until Q4

The westbound Asia-Mediterranean trade will witness firm prices until the fourth quarter of the year when the ...

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COSCO-OOCL Entity Would Be World’s 3rd Largest Carrier

The latest shipping market combination between COSCO Shipping Holdings and Orient Overseas International Lines ...

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Drewry: Idle Containership Fleet Shrinks

Having been one of the few fast-growing segments in the containership industry until recently, the idle ...

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Drewry: Freight Rates Bounce Back from 2016 Levels

This year is one of huge correction after a disastrous 2016 for rates, buoyed at the same time by better supply and ...

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Multipurpose Prospects Continue to Strengthen

Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions ...

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West African Port Projects in Uncertain Waters

Most West African port projects are in uncertain waters amid a change in the location and nature of transhipment ...

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Muted Impact of Qatar Crisis on LNG Sector

The severing of diplomatic ties between Qatar and its neighbors in the Gulf has caught the market off guard, ...

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New Wave of M&As to Include Medium-Sized Carriers?

The opportunities for further mergers and acquisitions among Top 20 carriers are receding with each new deal, but ...

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Carriers Adapt to Oversupplied Market

In an oversupplied market carriers have proved to be fairly adept in manoeuvring capacity around, creating fertile ...

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Drewry: Asia to Southern Africa Market in Decline?

Although the southbound trade is expected to experience growth in 2017, container volumes from Asia to Southern ...

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Drewry: Container Carriers Heading to Profit

The majority of container shipping lines lost money in the first three months of 2017, but higher rates and ...

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Carriers Not Cashing In on Intra-Asia Container Trade Surge

Container traffic within Asia is flying according to trade statistics, but carriers are yet to feel the benefit, ...

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Rates for Small LPG Vessels to Strengthen Further

Vessel oversupply will persist in the LPG shipping market for the next two years, keeping freight rates under ...

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China Sparks World Container Traffic Boom

Preliminary data from Drewry’s Container Trades Statistics (CTS) indicates that world container traffic ...

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Asia - Oceania Trade Growth Slowing Down

The trade growth from Asia to Australasia is starting to slow down in 2017 with exports from North Asia taking the ...

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