Notice for Tender

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd announces dredging tender.

Drewry: Container Shipping Heading to a Better Tomorrow

Containership

Drewry: Degree of uncertainty in the container shipping industry is probably the highest in a decade.

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Drewry: Routing Options to Ease Dover Congestion Post-Brexit

Brexit

Short-sea container services could alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit.

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IMO 2020 to Fuel M&A Activity among Carriers?

Containership

Drewry: Extra costs associated with IMO 2020 sulphur cap could push financially vulnerable carriers into M&A.

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Drewry: Sulphur Cap to Trigger Slow Steaming, Transhipment

Container shipping

Drewry: IMO 2020 sulphur rule to trigger more slow steaming and transhipment.

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Rising Demand to Push China's Chemical Freight Rates Up

Tanker

Drewry: China’s increasing domestic demand for chemical shipping is to strengthen coastal freight rates.

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Drewry: Scrubbers Increasingly Attractive for VLGC Owners

Dorian LPG vessel

Drewry: Charterers prefer scrubber-fitted ships for long-term contracts, for keeping fuel bills in check.

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Drewry: Iron Ore Inventories Threaten Capesize Demand

Bulker

Capesize demand under threat by high iron ore inventories in China and looming uncertainty in global economy.

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South Koran Petchem Exports to Further Decline in 2019

tanker

South Korean petchem exports have seen a negative impact of US sanctions on Iran and economic slowdown in Asia. 

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Up to 40 Capesizes Could Lose Employment in 2019

Vale

The latest disaster at the Brazilian mine Córrego de Feijão is likely to reduce Capesize demand by some 35-40 ...

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2020 Sulphur Cap Conundrum for Chemical Tankers

Tanker

IMO fuel deadline in 2020 is creating a dilemma for chemical tanker owners.

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Carriers to Mitigate ULCV Impact by Delaying Deliveries

Containership

Drewry: Carriers will mitigate the capacity inflation of ULCVs by delaying deliveries and slowing services.

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Drewry: 2019 Another Solid Year for Container Market

Containership

Drewry: The industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ULCVs among major carriers.

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Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019

Container handling

The global container terminal industry is expected to remain a very profitable business in 2019.

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Drewry: Small LNG Projects the Next Big Thing

LNG Carriers

Drewry expects an increase in ordering of small LNG carriers in 2019 and beyond.

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Drewry: Asia to Mediterranean Trade Facing Choppy Waters?

containership

Drewry believes headhaul volumes may struggle to match this year’s growth rate.

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Drewry: East-West Contract Rates Help Reduce Shippers’ Costs

Containership

Drewry: Ocean freight rates for cargoes moving under contracts on major East-West routes decreased by 7% in the 4Q.

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Drewry: Liner Industry's Appetite for Scrubbers Grows

Containership

Adoption of exhaust scrubbers as a solution to the 2020 low-sulphur regulations is picking up, according to Drewry.

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Competitive Landscape Could Change Completely in Liner World

Maersk Lamanai, Monte Azul container ships

Global carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

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Drewry: Ship Operating Costs Rise for the 2nd Year in a Row

Containership

Drewry: Vessel operating costs rose for the second year in a row following two years of marked declines.

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Transpacific Is the Most Unpredictable Trade at Present

Containership

Drewry: The Transpacific trade – sometimes stop, sometimes go – is currently the most unpredictable container trade.

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Drewry: Void Sailings for Nought or Not Enough?

MSC Containership

Drewry: the history of this year indicates that the success of this tactic is questionable.

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