Bulker values increase by nearly 50% in one year

Dry bulk values increase as Capesize earnings reach the highest seasonal levels since 2010  Values increase  Values for Bulkers have been going from strength to strength this year, up across all ages and size categories, notably in the Capesize and Supramax sectors. In the Capesize sector, values for 20 YO vessels of 180,000 DWT have …

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Top 10 Shipowning Nations by Total Asset Value for 2024

Utilizing the VesselsValue database, we’ve reviewed the total asset values for vessels by beneficial owner country to determine this year’s top 10 shipowning nations. From Japan’s resolute leadership in the top position with a USD 206.3 billion fleet, to the emergence of Hong Kong at USD 44.7 billion, the asset values and ownership strategies have …

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Bulker Market Resilient After Lunar New Year

As stakeholders navigated numerous variables over the start to 2024, including global economics and shipping route disruptions, the Bulker market remains dynamic and responsive to evolving trends and challenges. Bulker earnings reached their zenith in December but have since experienced a customary seasonal dip. However, despite the current decline, earnings continue to stand at historically …

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63% South Korean orderbook being fitted with dual fuel engines 

South Korean Orderbook Analysis To mark the start of the KOBC and Marine Money conferences in South Korea, we take a look at the South Korean orderbook, using VesselsValue data. The infographic analyses the breakdown of vessels on order in South Korea, the top ordering nations, the key companies investing in South Korean newbuildings, the …

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VesselsValue to withdraw from the superyacht industry

VesselsValue is withdrawing from the superyacht market and will stop providing valuations and market data mid-2024. We will continue to provide superyacht data and valuations for our subscribers until their subscription renewal date, when it will be switched off from their account. VesselsValue will no longer offer Superyacht subscriptions from mid-2024. We appreciate all that …

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Aframax values hover near historical highs 

15YO Aframaxes valued at USD 40.04 mil in September 2023 In recent weeks there has been a slight correction in values based on the latest benchmark sales. However, year on year values for this sector are up across all age categories, for example 15YO vessels of 110,000 DWT are up by c.20.95% from USD 31.88 …

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