Airline Woes Over Summer Strikes

Introduction The Aviation sector was hit hard during the pandemic, with a cumulative loss of over USD 200 billion according to IATA (International Air Transport Association). As a result, airlines and airports have had to continually adapt to survive. Since the start of the pandemic, the Aviation sector has had to contend with unprecedented disruption …

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EEXI: Achieving Vessel Compliance

Introduction The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) attempts at curbing the emissions of Shipping have been in the headlines for nearly a decade. Their flagship policy, EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index), has laid the way for a host of acronymic additions to its regulatory roster, including EEXI (Energy Efficiency Existing Index), CII (Carbon Intensity Indicator), and …

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Congestion Alert for Dry Bulk Carriers at Rotterdam

Congestion for Dry Bulk Carriers at Rotterdam has soared due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Since the outbreak of war in late February, the average waiting time for a Bulker at Europe’s busiest port has often been above the high end of its three year range. But over the seven week period from May 9th to …

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What Happens in the Dark?

It has been reported by several agencies that grain from Ukraine is being loaded in Sevastopol, a major terminal in the province of Crimea, currently controlled by Russia. However, this is difficult to determine as the vessels in the relevant area of the Black Sea are increasingly operating in the ‘dark’. Going ‘dark’ refers to …

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Airline Woes Over Summer Strikes

Introduction The Aviation sector was hit hard during the pandemic, with a cumulative loss of over USD 200 billion according to IATA (International Air Transport Association). As a result, airlines and airports have had to continually adapt to survive. Since the start of the pandemic, the Aviation sector has had to contend with unprecedented disruption …

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International Air Traffic at Shanghai

China has imposed travel restrictions on international arrivals since March 2020, to curb the spread of new variants. The global travel restrictions of 2020 vs. 2021 have widened net losses for airlines globally. As per publicly available financial reporting, of the three major Chinese carriers, Air China has been most affected, with a widening loss of 16% …

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Boeing Back in the News and 737-800 ‘Under Surveillance’

Following the events involving China Eastern Airlines Flight MU5735, which belonged to the Boeing 737 fleet, VesselsValue have used their aircraft specific database to delve into the fleet’s history, current status, ownership and utilisation. It has been a few months since China allowed the Boeing 737 MAX to continue commercial flights, however its elder sibling, …

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Introducing Aviation

New for the Aviation industry, introducing daily updated aircraft specific values. Since our launch in 2011, our mission has been to bring transparency, objectivity and innovation to opaque valuation and information markets.   For the last decade, we have been committed to helping you, our clients in the Shipping community improve your businesses, save time and …

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Making Markets Transparent

Nearly 10 years ago we launched VesselsValue with the aim of bringing new levels of objectivity, consistency and transparency to our industry. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us and our growth from a start up to the company we are today. We launched in 2011 by providing the world’s first truly …

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Richard Rivlin, our Founder and CEO answers our questions.

To mark VesselsValue’s 10th anniversary we interviewed Richard Rivlin, our Founder and CEO to learn more about how he has grown the company and his plans for the future. Q: How many are you at VesselsValue? From the initial team of 10 when we launched in 2011, we have now grown to 170 people operating …

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Building a compelling company culture at VesselsValue

The last decade The Company’s recent milestone birthday has naturally prompted many of us at VesselsValue to reflect and look back over the past ten years. As someone who has been here since the beginning, watching VV grow, develop, and succeed has been an exciting and satisfying journey. Overall, most memories are fond, and every …

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A Student’s Perspective: My Summer at VV

This summer, before starting his first year at university, Christian Acheampong joined our Design department as an intern. Read on to find out how he found the experience. “For the past 6 weeks, I’ve been working in the design team in the VV London office. As I am a student transitioning to university, working with …

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