Guy Cooper
in Press

The Covid Cruise Calendar

January 2020: Looking good Total COVID-19 cases = unknown  The quiet before the storm. The Cruise industry had enormous momentum going into 2020. Sailings were at a record high, following a fruitful 2017 and 2018, with 35 and 43 orders placed, respectively. Cruise companies were in good shape, stock for Royal Caribbean Cruises for example …

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Dan Nash
in Press

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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Guy Cooper
in Press

The Cruise industry’s COVID-19 crisis: how bad is it really?

Overview At VesselsValue, our Trade platform allows us to measure demand for vessels through applying algorithms and analysis to satellite and terrestrial AIS vessel location data. This provides us with objective, real-time and historical data on Cruise ship activity, including stoppages, journeys and demand trends, at vessel, fleet and global level. On the 3rd February …

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Sam Tucker
in Press

Superyacht Values Launched

VesselsValue brings transparency to a traditionally opaque market with automated Superyacht values London based online valuation and data provider, VessesValue Ltd, have today launched their automated valuation platform for Superyachts, an industry first. The company who already have deep roots in the maritime industry have gone live with daily updated current and historical values back …

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VesselsValue
in Press

Quarterly Forecast for Cargo Vessels: Summer 2020

Overview Uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, the trade war and volatility in oil prices are governing business decisions being made in 2020. Shipyard demand will likely encounter a further blow given the vast disruptions to economic growth and trade globally and delays to scrubber retrofits have already been seen and are expected to continue. Containment …

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Adrian Economakis
in Press

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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VesselsValue
in Press

Cruise Ships

We have just broken into the passenger ship market with the launch of automated valuations, data and satellite intelligence for Cruise ships. This comes at a time when Cruise ships are very much under the microscope due to the global outbreak of COVID-19. The global Cruise fleet consists of 483 vessels with an aggregate value …

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