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Tanker Market Earnings on Path to Recovery?

Tanker market earnings in the third quarter of 2017 are encountering difficulties, but peaking fleet growth and ...

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MSI: Shipyards Still in Fight for Survival

After a painful decade in which the shipping industry has suffered from an unhealthy supply position, a sustained ...

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MSI: Strong Dry Bulk Market May Not Persist in 2H

Although the recovery of bulk carrier earnings has fired sale and purchase activity, values and new orders, market ...

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MSI: Is the Boxship Industry Really Recovering?

Following the first quarter of 2017 optimism seen in the containership industry, as well as the sentiment shift in ...

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MSI: Boxship Sector Entering Calmer Waters

The containership sector has started 2017 in a positive mood, with each of the industry’s drivers – ...

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Crude Tanker Market Hit Hard by OPEC's Cut

The predicted influx of new tonnage, combined with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ ...

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MSI: Port Stocks and Politics to Determine Dry Bulk Fortunes

Although the bulk carrier markets began 2017 in reasonably robust form, Maritime Strategies International (MSI) has ...

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Container Shipping Industry Sailing in Uncharted Waters

The latest phase of mass consolidation continues to see the container shipping industry sailing in uncharted waters ...

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MSI: Tanker Market Entering Calmer Waters

After a year of tumultuous political and policy upheaval, both oil and tanker markets are undergoing a process of ...

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Dry Bulk Market Heading Into a Firm Festive Season

After a steady fall in average daily TCE spot earnings in October, November saw an inflection point for Capesizes ...

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MSI: Shipping Faces a Stormy Road to Recovery

The shipping industry is set to experience a stormy road to recovery, with uneven supply/demand trends set to test ...

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Container Lines Shift Focus from Technology to Flexibility

Container lines have shifted their focus towards alliance structures for operational efficiency, rather than ...

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MSI: Tanker Market Conditions Causing Headaches for Owners

Current conditions in the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) freight market are not entirely attributed to ...

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MSI: Future Shipping Cycles to See Structural Change

Excess shipyard capacity and a slowing but still considerable orderbook are the negative factors overhanging ...

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MSI: Brexit to Hit Container Shipping Recovery Prospects

The UK Brexit vote will have far-reaching effects on the container shipping market, despite the country’s ...

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MSI: Capesize Upturn Remains Fragile

A rise in iron ore trade, higher steel prices and increased scrapping have been the main factors in the recent ...

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Dismal Prospects for Container Shipping

Further expected container shipping liner losses throughout the first half of 2016, exacerbated by the awful ...

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MSI: Tanker Earnings to See Muted Upside by April

Tanker market earnings should experience a limited upside from current levels by April with time charter rates ...

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Crude Tanker Market Facing Downturn in Second Half of 2016

Further upside volatility is expected in the crude tanker market in 2016 as a result of OPEC’s (Organization of the ...

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MSI Bags 18 Month Forecasting Contract for Gorgon ...

South Africa: MSI Bags 18 Month Forecasting Contract

Metocean Services International (MSI) announced that it has been awarded an 18 month contract to provide weather ...

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