Brexit Chaos: to Roll-on or Roll-off?

The UK Government’s £77.6 million freight contract agreement with leading RoRo (Roll-on/Roll-off) Operators Stena Line, DFDS, Brittany Ferries and P&O last month was deemed as “necessary to safeguard the smooth and successful flow of freight” as per Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport. Essentially, freight capacity has been bought by the UK Government for the …

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The Road to Recovery

It has been a tough few years for the Vehicle Carrier market. We have seen charter rates for 6,500 CEU vessels fall by more than 40% to $10,000/day in 2020, demand for global light vehicles flatlined in 2018 then collapsed in 2020, and as a result values have come under significant pressure. The industry entered …

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