Russian Oil Sanctions are Approaching: What Does it Mean for Tankers and LNGs?

As the latest EU sanctions on Russian oil are coming into force in early December, we take a look at how the nearing sanctions are impacting values and trade within the Tanker and LNG markets. From the 5th of December, sanctions and price cap mechanisms will be imposed on Russian crude exports to the EU, …

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Russian Oil Sanctions are Approaching: What Does it Mean for Tankers and LNGs?

As the latest EU sanctions on Russian oil are coming into force in early December, we take a look at how the nearing sanctions are impacting values and trade within the Tanker and LNG markets. From the 5th of December, sanctions and price cap mechanisms will be imposed on Russian crude exports to the EU, …

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Market Chat: Week 46

Supramax values continue to fall Bulkers have seen a fall in values across the board this year, but the smaller sizes have seen the most dramatic decrease in asset prices. Values for five year old Supramaxes have fallen by c. 12% from USD 30.3 mil in January to USD 26.74 mil today. So far this …

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Approaching Russian Oil Sanctions Spikes Tonnage Demand

According to VesselsValue trade figures, Russia has already begun to shift its crude exports towards Asia as we identify changes in trade flow patterns. Of the top 10 destinations for wet exports from Russia since the start of the conflict, the Netherlands has remained in the top spot. However, volumes exported have fallen considerably from …

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Aviation and Shipping: So Close, Yet So Far

Introduction Following the recent release of VV Aviation as a new VesselsValue brand, we revisit our comparative piece on Vessels versus Aircraft, to highlight the similarities and differences once again between the two asset types. Firstly, we compare the value changes since January 2020 for one of the largest common types of Bulker (Capesize) and …

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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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VesselsValue Announces the Rebrand of ViaMar

Global valuation and data provider, VesselsValue, announces the rebrand of recently acquired Shipping data and consultancy firm, ViaMar, and welcomes new ViaMar Managing Director, Martin Kjendlie.  The ViaMar rebrand reflects the ongoing synergies between both companies, as well as illustrating VesselsValue’s continued investment in and expansion of its Maritime data services and offering for their …

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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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Richard Rivlin, CEO of VesselsValue, 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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VV Interns: A Week in the Life of Christian Acheampong

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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