VLCCs vs Aframaxes: Which is in a better position?

This month we joined industry professionals at the 4th Capital Link International Shipping Forum in Shanghai, where our Head of Singapore Charlie Hockless spoke on ‘Opportunities & Risk: Signals in the Noise – Taking a look at the key data’. In our latest blog post we take a look at Charlie’s findings on opportunities and …

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To 2019 and Beyond: Forecasted Bulker, Tanker, Container and LPG values

We have partnered with Oslo based shipping consultancy firm ViaMar AS to provide Future Market values for each individual vessel in the Tanker, Bulker, Container and LPG fleet. Future Market Values are quarterly predictions for individual vessels provided until the end of their predicted economic life. Bulkers It has been a tumultuous six months in the dry bulk …

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To 2019 and Beyond: Forecasted Bulker, Tanker, Container and LPG Values

We have partnered with Oslo based shipping consultancy firm ViaMar to provide Future Market values for each individual vessel in the Tanker, Bulker, Container and LPG fleet. Future Market Values are quarterly predictions for individual vessels provided until the end of their predicted economic life. Bulkers It has been a tumultuous six months in the dry …

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Global Offshore Layups

Our Head of Offshore Robert Day discusses the first of our global Offshore layups infographics. These will be published once a quarter, so stay tuned! “By observing the figures, we can see the market with the highest layup is the US Gulf.  Even with the increased scrapping seen in this region the US Gulf is …

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Singapore Dominates Maritime Industry in SE Asia

To celebrate Singapore Maritime week, we’ve created an infographic looking at the shipping market in South East Asia. Our Offshore Analyst Zheng Yang Cheng, who grew up watching Singapore transform and is based in our Singapore HQ, looks at how the country compares to the rest of South East Asia. Maintaining its strong position as …

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Capesize Values Under Pressure

VesselsValue data suggests the value of a generic fixed age 15 year old Capesize Bulker has fallen 20% from 1st November 2018 to USD 12.2 million today. By contrast, other valuers are quoting figures or estimated ranges 15-30% higher. Company Director Matthew Freeman says: “Whilst no sales have been concluded yet, there are a number …

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Singapore Dominates Maritime Industry in SE Asia

Maintaining its strong position as the leader of the maritime industry in South East Asia, Singapore does not disappoint. Singaporean Eastern Pacific Shipping came in first as the largest shipowners by market value in the South East Asian region. The Singapore flag, with its strict adherence to international environmental and safety record and government policies …

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Listed Shipping Companies with Substantial Fleet Value Growth

Has it been a good year for shipping? Shipping has faced another challenging year as excess yard capacity and the resulting surplus of ships has continued to weigh on spot and term market rates. However, green shoots are appearing, and several long term trends are developing that will reward those with the tenacity to stay …

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Listed Shipping Companies with Substantial Fleet Value Growth

Has it been a good year for shipping? Shipping has faced another challenging year as excess yard capacity and the resulting surplus of ships has continued to weigh on spot and term market rates. However, green shoots are appearing, and several long term trends are developing that will reward those with the tenacity to stay …

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$17.6Bn Increase in Top 10 Global Fleet Values

#1 Greece The Greek fleet has increased its total value by over USD 5 billion in one year. This is the second biggest increase in value for any of the top 10 shipping nations. The total asset value of the Greek owned fleet has topped USD 100 billion, a significant milestone. The increased fortune comes …

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