Top 10 Ship Owning Nations & Regions

Please note, November 2021 total fleet values in the Top 10 Ship Owning Nations & Regions include the vessel types covered by VesselsValue: Bulker, Tanker, Container, Reefer, Small Dry, LNG, LPG, Vehicle Carriers, RoRo, Cruise, OSV, OCV, MODU and CTV. Download the full infographic China China has moved up from 2nd in January to 1st …

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2021 Port Congestion Report

Introduction Vessel and port congestion levels in 2021 so far have been unprecedented, significantly impacting capacity in the Container and Bulker sectors and disrupting global supply chains. Global shipping congestion in 2021 has been profound in many ways. From Covid-19 related port disruptions, the continuation of the China/Australia Trade war causing long term delays off …

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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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Looming Christmas crisis due to ongoing congestion chaos

Global supply chain issues are threatening Christmas deliveries to retailers, as we’ve seen sustained port congestion in the US, and now parts of the UK. It continues to disrupt shipping lines and the movement of goods worldwide. We have seen congestion ease in major Chinese Container ports such as Ningbo, with the number of vessels …

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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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Car Carrier asset prices move into the fast lane

Asset Price Inflation Newbuild spend for Vehicle Carriers (LCTCs / PCTCs / PCCs) smashed past $3.2 billion last week, following big volume orders from Eastern Pacific and Zodiac. An astonishing amount of money for a niche sector, exceeding the previous 6 years total combined. If we include options, a whopping $4.4 billion has been agreed …

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Containers continue to triumph

The Container market continues to impress with record breaking rates and ordering never seen before. Olivia Watkins, Head Cargo Analyst takes us through what has been happening with orders, transactions, values, rates and trade for the first half of 2021 and how these sky-high figures compare to previous years’ activity. Container Ordering The ordering market …

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Small Dry: Demand bolstered by strong Container and Dry Bulk earnings

VesselsValue Trade data has been used to analyse current and historical demand in the Small Dry space. Demand indicators such as cargo miles, journey counts and speeds are derived from AIS through applying algorithms to the data, in order to see recent trends in the sector. This article will take a closer look at these …

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Crude Tanker market still showing signs of volatility into 2021

Last year was undoubtedly a volatile year for Crude Tankers, with changes in global oil production and an unforeseen pandemic leaving the market rejoicing at times, but ultimately fraught with uncertainty. In this article, we will use VesselsValue supply and demand data to assess the Crude Tanker market in recent months, as well as to …

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Shipping’s Green Mile

A Roadmap for Fossil Free Shipping Flows of money were already pouring into sustainable funds prior to Garth Brooks rendition of Amazing Grace at “green president” Biden’s inauguration. Electric Vehicle maker Tesla increased its market cap by an astonishing USD 500 billion in 2020. It is now more valuable than the world’s top eight automakers …

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