Vessels vs Aircraft: Similarities and differences as a value analysis

Ten years after we launched our online Maritime asset valuations and market information services, we’ve now expanded coverage into commercial passenger aircraft. “Similar to what we did in Shipping ten years ago, we are the first to bring a daily updated, truly automated valuation model (AVM) to the Aviation market.” – Richard Rivlin, Founder and …

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Do shipping markets want Biden or Trump for the win?

Let’s forget morals, politics or personal opinion and instead look at VesselsValue’s trade data to construct an informed view on which party would be better for the shipping markets. Tankers for Trump Headline: Trump’s support of US crude production, his sanctioning of Iran and temporary blacklisting of certain fleets of large Tankers has been beneficial …

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Decisions + Data + Algorithms

Being successful in the shipping markets is a never ending, complicated and risky challenge. Owners, investors, lenders, charterers and traders financially thrive or suffer by the quality of their decisions. Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, has openly stated that he aims to only make three good decisions in a day. Further to that, these decisions should …

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Containerships – Earnings, Values & Demand

So far, 2020 has been a particularly challenging year for the Containership sector, which has been rattled by lengthy port delays and record numbers of idle vessels since January. Alongside many other sectors, Containerships have felt the brunt of COVID-19, with operational limitations and reduced demand for goods from China, but things are beginning to …

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Dude, where’s my car?

VesselsValue has just added Vehicle Carriers to the list of vessels covered by their Trade module. “Our Vehicle Carrier trade service provides real time data on vessel demand and trade flows. It is built up from the vessel, journey and port terminal level for each day, and history to 2013. This allows our clients to …

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What have we learnt from COVID-19 so far?

The markets, particularly for shipping, oil and stocks, have been highly volatile over the last few months and the news cycle endless. In these times of uncertainty, real time and objective data is critical to understand and take advantage of the ever evolving situation. Below are three thoughts on what we have recently learnt from …

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Coronavirus effects on the Clean Tanker Market

During last week’s IP Week 2020, Coronavirus and its effects on global GDP, trade, demand and the oil price are unsurprisingly a major talking point. So what does real-time seaborne trade flow data show? The data covers the laden movements of clean tankers (MR1s to LR3s) measured on ton miles to take into account distances …

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What’s driving the VLCC market?

VLCC TCE rates ended October at around $50k. This is below the high reached in the middle of the month, but still represents a healthy return for owners. Interestingly, as shown in the charts below, ton mile demand is down circa 9% YoY, while the size of the fleet is has grown by 8%. In …

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Box Ships are Booming

We’ve just added Containers to the list of vessels covered by our Trade module. This means you can now analyse cargo mile demand and see underlying vessel journeys and stoppages for the global fleet of Containerships. Our COO, Adrian Economakis, looks at key data to determine which are the most attractive segments for owners and …

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Box Ships are Booming

VesselsValue has just added Containers to the list of vessels covered by their Trade module. This means that users can now analyse cargo mile demand and see underlying vessel journeys and stoppages for the global fleet of Containerships. Adrian Economakis, COO, looks at key data to determine which are the most attractive segments for owners …

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