Meet Us at Nor-Shipping 2019


World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

South Korean Builders Claim the Throne in 2018

South Korea has reclaimed the crown from China as the top shipbuilding nation in 2018.

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Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019


There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019.

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VesselsValue: 44 Pct of 2018 Orderbook Yet to Be Delivered

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Out of 1,966 vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018, only 1,100 have hit the water so far this year.

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VesselsValue: Tankers Offer the Most Promising Investment


VesselsValue: Value investors still have plenty of opportunities to buy prime aged assets at a discount.

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Enthusiasm for New Ship Orders Started to Wane

VesselsValue: Enthusiasm for ship orders has started to wane after over USD 10 billion were committed in 1Q of 2018.

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Favorable Tailwinds to Push Price of Prime Aged Ships Up


VesselsValue: The expected performance of a fixed age five-year-old asset is expected to rise over the next two years.

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Greece Operates a Fleet Valued at USD 99.8 Bn

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Greek ship owners expanded their control of the world fleet and today operate a fleet valued at USD 99.8 billion.

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Report: Norden Buys Two Secondhand Tankers

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Dampskibsselskabet Norden has expanded its fleet with two MR2 tankers, according to VesselsValue.

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Bumper Delivery Year for Lion City Owners


Singapore-based owners are set to take delivery of the highest number of vessels on record yet.

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VLCC Scrapping in Q1 Breaks Last Year’s Total

2018 is off to a great start when it comes to removing of outdated tanker tonnage from the oversupplied fleet.

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Dry Bulkers Worth More than Tankers and Boxships

The dry bulk fleet is now worth more than the combined value of the tanker fleet, leapfrogging containerships as well.

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Tanker Owners to Benefit from High Scrapping, Consolidation

High scrapping and market consolidation are expected to contribute to better returns for tanker owners.

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Infographic: Top 10 Global Fleets Worth USD 516 Bn

Greece remains on the throne of the top shipowning nations by value whose combined fleet is worth USD 516 billion.

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Chinese Owners Take the Lead in VLCC Market

VesselsValue: Chinese companies dominate the ownership of very large crude carriers.

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Value of 15-Year-Old Handysize Bulkers to Rise by 33 Pct

Three second-hand vessel types are expected to see a considerable increase in value over the coming year.

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US Firms Buy Most Auction/Bank Sale Ships in 2017

2017 has seen US owners top the list of buyers of distressed tonnage, snapping up vessels sold at bank sales and at ...

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Half of 2017 Orderbook Still to Be Delivered

The shipbuilding industry has handed over only a half of the 2,440 vessels which have deliveries dates scheduled ...

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Tanker Owners Get a Breather as Scrapping Ramps Up in Q3

The third quarter of 2017 saw the highest level of total tanker deadweight tons (DWT) sold for scrap in any quarter ...

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Bulker Ordering Frenzy: 110 Bulkers Ordered Since July

Since the beginning of the second half of this year, shipowners have ramped up dry bulk ordering, bringing the ...

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Newbuilding Orders Plunge in H1 2017

Although newbuilding orders for tanker and bulkers increased during the first half of 2017, the overall number of ...

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Report: Golden Ocean to Sell 7-Year-Old Capesize

Nasdaq-listed dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group Limited has reached an agreement to sell its Capesize ...

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