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Shipping Markets Checkpoint Series 3-1

Watch BIMCO's Shipping Markets Checkpoint - Series 3 Episode 2 with Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and special expert guests.

S&P Global Platts & BIMCO Webinar: Game changers in Atlantic Basin tanker seascape

Watch a recording of the webinar held on 14 October BIMCO's Peter Sand took part.

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand took part in The Real Story debate on BBC World Service

Empty shelves and clogged ports - what's behind the supply crisis?

BIMCO's Peter Sand took part in this BBC podcast and radio programme which looked at disruptions in international supply chains

 

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Series 3-1

Watch BIMCO's Shipping Markets Checkpoint - Series 3 Episode 1 with Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and special expert guests.

Webinar about Infectious or Contagious Diseases Clauses

Watch a recording of the webinar held on 14 September hosted by 4 Pump Court. BIMCO's Nina Stuhrmann discusses the new clauses which will soon be published.

The Doorstep, Episode 23: How shipping can help re-energise globalisation, with BIMCO's Peter Sand

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand joins Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to discuss how the effects of the pandemic on shipping--container shortages, port congestion, demand outstripping supply (from ketchup to semiconductors)--are creating an opportunity for world leaders to re-embrace globalisation. Can the Infrastructure Bill proposed by President Biden promote U.S. competitiveness in global trade or will geopolitics and China get in the way?

The Loadstar Podcast July 2021

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand was a guest In the fourth episode of The Loadstar Podcast and gave an in-depth examination of freight rates and the demand and supply outlook for container shipping.

 

ETA.fm: Insights into the unprecedented things in the market

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand participated in the ETA.fm Ocean Freight Podcast, where he provided insights into the unprecedented things in the market. Together with the host Sebastian Wrobel, they discussed various themes such as the supply and demand of the market, the South China situation, and the tensions between the Liners, BCO's and Freight Forwarders.

Peter Sand on Yantian and other disruptions

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand spoke at CGTN about the Covid-19 related disruption in the port of Yantian and how this is a developing story in the container shipping industry. He also provided insights into BIMCO’s perspective on the situation as well giving out details on how this could play out in the coming 12 months.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest Speaker: Jochen Gutschmidt

Peter Sand is joined by Jochen Gutschmidt for the final episode, which focuses on container shipping. Sand and Gutschmidt look into the somewhat crazy and out of control container shipping market. Commodities moved in a box have dominated much of the conversation in 2020, and here is the perfect opportunity to dive down into how, why and where it is going. The two look both on commercial (procurement) and operational (management and optimization) trends. Spanning across short and long-term analyses, giving the viewer insight into the short-term markets and a unique look into the experts forecast for the future.

BIMCO Q2 2021 Market Analysis Webinar

The pandemic is still wreaking havoc in large parts of of the world, and while the tanker market is hurting badly, the companies in the container shipping sector are making record profits. In dry bulk, rates are at a 10-year high. But how long will this situation last, and what disruptions to the current state of the market should you keep your eyes out for?

That question, and many others, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, tried answer on 2021’s second instalment of BIMCO’s Shipping Market Overview & Outlook.

Cargo shipping: Chokepoints, trade routes – and a sign of excessive globalization?

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, joined the Deutsche Welle, discussing container shipping. The discussion was about the supply and demand of ships and the future aspects of ship sizes, and the risk of global supply-chain disruption.

ABS Tanker Talks: What's on the Horizon for Tankers?

In this webinar, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and ABS provided a webinar dedicated to the needs of tanker owners. They offered an outlook of the tanker market, and discussed themes such as new construction trends, predicted shipping and trade routes, oil demand forecasts, regulatory effects and much more.

Successful Just in Time Arrivals

The 3 key elements - Cooperation, Collaboration and Communication.

The successful implementation of a "Just in Time Arrivals" scheme will contribute to helping make ships and ports more efficient while reducing carbon emissions. But success relies on many key stakeholders agreeing to work together to share port and ship data openly and transparently. This BIMCO webinar will explore the challenges that lie between the current “hurry up and wait” regime and Just in Time Arrivals regime where a ship’s arrival time is adjusted to meet a specified date when the berth will be available on arrival. An expert panel representing ports, shipowners, charterers, and agents will discuss overcoming the obstacles to implementing Just in Time Arrivals in the bulk and tanker sector.

This webinar was recorded as part of Singapore Maritime Week 2021

Are we soon back at the pre-pandemic growth trend for seaborne transportation?

Peter Sand was hosted by MDC Titbits to talk about pre-pandemic growth trend for seaborne transportation and when we are back.

The talk focused on Container shipping: continued disruption will ensure carrier profitability well into 2021, Dry bulk shipping: strong start to year ends as slow recovery awaits, Tanker shipping: a tough year ahead as virus mutations and slow vaccine rollout hampers recovery and Macroeconomics: shipping enjoys a higher trade multiplier as 2021 promises a slow recovery.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest Speaker: Vandana Hari

This episode of the Shipping Markets Checkpoint focuses on the global oil market and how that affects the global oil tanker market. Spanning across short and long-term analyses, the livestream will give the viewer insight into the short-term markets and a unique look into the experts forecast for the future.

Massive operation underway to move wedged cargo ship in Egypt's Suez Canal

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand on ABC Radio National Breakfast with Sally Sara.

Container ship stuck in the Suez Canal for over 24 hours

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, joins CNBC's Worldwide Exchange to discuss the supply chain impact of the shutdown of the Suez Canal, after a container ship blocked traffic.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest: Simon Ward

The first episode in the second season called "Thinking out loud on what's next for shipping".

Simon Ward joins Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, for an exciting hour of discussion on the SnP and Dry Bulk markets. Featuring both macroeconomic perspectives with questions such as "Looking back at 2020 and putting the present into perspective, was this as expected – at any point in time?" and but also diving into the specific market of dry bulk with questions like "Should we worry or be cheerful about China entangling itself into multiple trade wars?".

Covid, one year on: What's next for agricommodities?

Peter Sand, BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, joined an AgriBriefing focusing on agricommodities and how they are faring one year on from COVID.

GSCW chat recap: How container shipping could evolve in the future

BIMCO's Peter Sand discusses whether container shipping's 'new normal' has legs and what's next for the sector.

Driving Freight Forward – A digital analytics roadmap to growing the freight markets of the future

Digitalization and connected analytics are essential as freight and commodity trading markets adjust to evolving demand.

Peter Sand were among the leading voices from the freight, shipping, and data analytics industries gathered by Reuters. They discussed market outlook, and how advanced analytics help unearth new opportunities.

Will the repo rate remain unchanged?

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst looks at dry bulk shipping rates surging on MoneywebNow beginning at 12:58 minutes into the podcast.

Peter Sand on tanker freight - The balance of optimism and realism

Special freight podcast introducing guest Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO. This episode spotlights the impact of freight on global commodity markets.

Join Will Collins, Editor, Argus Freight and Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO as they share their thoughts on the current state of the global shipping industry. Discussion points include: the impact of freight on commodity markets, short and long-haul costs, tanker demand and subsidy initiatives.

MEPC 75 briefing

After the important Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 75 meeting (16-20 November), BIMCO hosted a live briefing for members. Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General responsible for BIMCO’s policy and regulatory work, talked about the outcome and deliberations at the meeting, followed by a live Q&A session.

The shipping markets checkpoint – Special Guest Speaker: Mark Williams

The third webinar in our series on the future of the commercial shipping markets.

The webinar had Mark Williams, Managing Director at Shipping Strategy, as the special guest speaker and Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, debating the current developments in the shipping markets. The two touched upon the impact of the pandemic and the ways in which shipping sectors navigate through tumultuous times.

The shipping markets checkpoint – Special Guest Speaker: Paul Marsh

The second webinar in our series on the future of the commercial shipping markets.

Paul Marsh, Research Director at Navig8 Group as the special guest speaker and our very own Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand set the scene by discussing the macroeconomics changes brought by the pandemic and how they accentuated the geopolitical tensions felt by the oil tanker shipping industry. The two analysts then share their views on what lies ahead for the crude and petroleum products carries.

The Shipping Markets Checkpoint: Threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world

For the first webinar in the series ‘ The Shipping Markets Checkpoint: Threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world’ BIMCO has invited Randy Giveans, Senior Vice President Equity Researcher at Jefferies to discuss recent developments together with BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand. 

The two shared their insights regarding the current events dominating the dry bulk and tanker markets as well as their views on what the future may bring for the two markets.

Project Cargo Summit 2020

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst join the speakers panel of Programme Project Cargo Summit 2020, where he discussed the current developments and updates from the commercial shipping markets during the ‘Keynote – Future shipping demand in a post-pandemic world’ session.

A welcome message from BIMCO’s new Secretary General, David Loosley

Taking up his position as BIMCO’s Secretary General and CEO in July, David Loosley stresses the importance of creating a resilient future for shipping. “As I start my tenure as Secretary General of BIMCO, I will work with our members, our executive committee and board of directors, our staff and a wide range of international organizations in order to meet our ambitions. Collaboration and partnership are key and at the heart of our approach,” he says. 

General Agency Agreement webinar

Agency appointments are often agreed over the phone or by email. But with ship operations becoming ever more complex, there is a growing need for a standard agreement that clearly sets out the services to be performed by the agents and the liabilities and responsibilities of both parties.

A panel discusses the newly published BIMCO / FONASBA General Agency Agreement and explains why agents and their principals would benefit from using it.

Road to Recovery Update March 2017

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, talks to Grant Hunter about the latest update of BIMCO's Road to Recovery analysis of the shipping market.

Agency Appointment Agreement

Hosted by BIMCO's  Pernille Kærvad Jacobsen, Manager, Contracts & Clauses and featuring a panel of members involved in the development of the new form, the webinar introduced the new agency appointment agreement, and explained the reasons for developing the agreement and responded to participants’ questions about the form.

GUARDCON and End User Certification (EUCs) webinar

This webinar hosted by Giles Noakes and Grant Hunter is about End User Certificates for weapons used by private maritime security companies on board ships.

The Road to Recovery June 2016

Interview with Peter Sand, BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst about the "Road to Recovery" dry cargo market analysis. The interview took place at BIMCO House on 10 June 2016 with Grant Hunter.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar - Container Shipping Market Outlook Q1 2020

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, speaks about the state of the container shipping market.

Shipping Market Outlook Dry Bulk Sector

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, dives into the outlook and condition of the dry bulk shipping sector as of November 2018.

Shipping market analysis Q3 market report

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, has completed his Q3 market report and goes through some of the key takeaways in a very unpredictable market situation.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar Q1 2019

BIMCO's chief analyst, Peter Sand, takes a look at the crude and product tanker markets.

REPAIRCON 2018 and MINREPCON 2018

Subcommittee members Søren Berg, J. Lauritzen, Donald McLean, Lisnave & Donald Chard, BIMCO discuss and answer questions from the viewers regarding the newly revised REPAIRCON 2018 and MINREPCON 2018 forms in this webinar.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar Q2 2019

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar 2019 Q3

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report. This video covers the container market.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar 2019 Q3

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report. This video covers the tanker market.

IMSBC Code webinar

BIMCO's Ai Cheng Foo presents the IMSBC Code, potential pitfalls and use.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar 2020 Q2

The Covid-19 pandemic is influencing all aspects of shipping, and is the main focus of BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, in his Shipping Market Outlook on the three main shipping sectors.

Coronavirus and its impact on shipping

How is shipping affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the low oil price by mid-April? The trio of analysts, Alan Murphy, CEO & Founder of Sea-Intelligence; Russel Thomson, CEO & Founder of Tradeviews and BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, had a 2-hour marathon webinar session to try and answer those question. They covered the three main shipping segments – dry bulk, containers and tankers.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar 2019 Q4

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand, gives his view on the current state of the tanker market.

Bite-size pieces of BIMCO Shipping Market Analysis insights

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping analyst, featured on MDC’s Titbits of maritime knowledge, stories and trends on 29 April 2020, where he provided his perspective on the three commercial shipping markets.

  • Daily crude oil tanker rates at $200,000 – WTF? And for how long?
  • Container market balances on a knives edge – How? And what comes next?
  • Can China solely keep the dry bulk out of the doldrums?

BIMCO IMO2020 sulphur webinar

Includes BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analysis Peter Sand, who will focus on the changes occurring in the freight market, debating a range of issues including freight rates in USD per tonnes against the TCE quotes. Who pays what in the market? Non-scrubber-fitted ships being the benchmark ship but what does that mean to the ones with a scrubber on board?

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar - Dry Bulk Shipping Market Outlook

Peter Sand speaks about the state of the dry bulk market.

Top 5 questions on maritime contracts and COVID-19

The Top 5 questions BIMCO receives related to contracts and the coronavirus are:

  • Are ports considered unsafe?
  • Is this a 'force majeure' situation?
  • What about laytime - will it run? 
  • Will a ship remain on hire?
  • Can the charter party be cancelled?

Coronavirus crisis and the trade war – post-pandemic world

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, provided his take on the coronavirus crisis, the US-China Trade war and shipping markets in a post-pandemic environment. The Xeneta’s webinar also featured Patrik Berglund, CEO & Co-Founder of Xeneta.

The commercial aspects that matter to the future shipping industry

Peter Sand provides his take on the commercial aspects that matter to the future shipping industry at the Slide2Open Shipping Finance Conference on 30 January 2020.

Iran sanctions and the oil market

Peter Sand talks about Iran sanctions and the oil market from CNBC.

Shipping Finance 2019 presentation

Peter Sand gave a presentation on the three main shipping markets, crude and product tankers, dry bulk and containers. He discussed the trends and drivers in these markets, including supply and demand factors and the outlook. Peter Sand also touched upon the upcoming 2020 Sulphur Cap and its commercial implications for the shipping industry.

Protecting Maritime Borders From COVID-19

Peter Sand featured on the Windward webinar where he presented his insight on how the shipping markets have been impacted by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Hoping for de-escalation of tensions in Strait of Hormuz: Shipping analyst

Multiple companies take extra measures to ensure they are doing business safely, says Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO from CNBC

BIMCO's Sand: China is ‘running the show’ in the dry bulk market

Peter Sand of BIMCO discusses the impact of a trade war on the shipping industry on CNBC.

State of the Bunker Industry - Examining the Key Issues Stakeholders Face Today

This is not the post-2020 environment we expected. The event examined the key issues that marine fuel stakeholders from buyers to suppliers face today. How did we get here, and what can we expect in the months ahead? Is there any IMO 2020 hangover at all, or is the focus now only on dealing with the reality of new market dynamics and the changing economic landscape? Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO provided the Shipowners' Perspective.

Watch the video recording

BBC World Business Report - the problems affecting global supply chains

Listen to a recording of the BBC programme first broadcast on 14 October. BIMCO's chief shipping analyst Peter Sand gives his assessment of how best to tackle the pressure on global supply chains.

Go to 4:40 through to 9:29 for the part dealing with this subject.

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand took part in Yahoo Finance's live panel to discuss the supply chain crisis

Peter Sand: "We are basically seeing a global all but breakdown of the supply chains from end to end. But where we do see the most strained part of this is in hinterland connectivity. So from a container liner perspective, they are basically transporting more cargo than ever before... "

"...there are 50 container ships just waiting to offload their cargo off the coast of California. So I guess that is also proof to the point that it's the hinterland connectivity, which is mostly hurt at the moment."

Navigating the global shipping crisis - debate on Trade Australia Show

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand took part in a debate on Australian TV.  He explains how the shipping crisis could be improved and how long it might take.

Shipping Market Overview and Outlook Q3 2021

Watch BIMCO's Shipping Market Overview and Outlook for Q3 2021. 

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand participated in the Xeneta State of the Market Ocean Freight Rate Webinar

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand participated in the Xeneta State of the Market Ocean Freight Rate Webinar. He discussed the container market outlook in 2021 and was joined by Thorsten Diephaus, the Director of Strategic Accounts at Xeneta

Reuters Webinar – Are tankers on the road to recovery?

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, participated in a Reuters webinar that looked back over the tanker shipping market in the first half of this year and looked forward with the outlook for the rest of the year. The experts also discussed themes such as OPEC+ cuts, the uneven recovery in oil demand and the impact of sanctions on the tanker market.

Secretary General David Loosley on his first year in BIMCO

BIMCO's Secretary General and CEO, David Loosley, reflects on his first year in the job, a period marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the wellbeing of seafarers.

IAPH World Ports Conference June 2021: What Crisis Next session

BIMCO President, Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong, has attended the What Crisis Next? Lessons learned from COVID-19” session at the June IAPH21 World Ports Conference. Sabrina Chao spoke about the need for industry collaboration in the face of the pandemic and crew change crisis. The president also spoke about the need for the shipping industry to look to other industries for inspiration, as well as the need to make the public and decisionmakers aware of the crucial role that shipping plays in society.

Radio Newsday: Current disruptions in container shipping

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand attended the BBC radio show featured by Newsday, where he elaborated about the various disruptions going on in the current market. Imports from the Far East to the US west coast are currently at the centre of the supply chain emergency, which has also seen a further disruption by closing one of China’s major container ports in Yantian.

Meet BIMCO President Sabrina Chao for film launch in support of seafarers

The webinar, hosted by BIMCO’s Secretary General and CEO, David Loosley, Sabrina Chao will talk about her priorities as President over the next two years, followed by the launch of the new film.

Like its predecessor “Ships make the world go”, the second film in the series, “Seafarers deserve support”, has been produced with the aim to raise awareness, this time focusing on our seafarers. During the COVID-19 crisis, the ignorance of policymakers about the important job done by seafarers world-wide has been exposed. Consequently, far too many seafarers have been stuck on ships for many months, unable to go home.

Pandemic-driven buying boom causes congestion at US ports

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, joins TRT World's Money Talks to discuss container shipping and the supply chain impact of the pandemic-driven buying boom.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest Speaker: Adam Kent

This episode of the Shipping Markets Checkpoint focuses on a wide-ranging conversation about pan sectoral issues and themes currently playing out. They touched on issues that cross sectors, such as economy, ordering, scrapping and the covid-19 recovery. Spanning across short and long-term analyses, the viewer will get an insight into the short-term markets and a unique look into the experts forecast for the future. Which obstacles are presently in the market, and which can we expect later / or to stick around?

TradeWinds Tanker Shipping Forum: Tanker Vision 2021 - The Future Starts Today

Chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, started the TradeWind Tanker Shipping Forum by setting the scene with a presentation called "A quiet moment between the last years' storm and the next years typhoons?". In this webinar, he provided insights on the current shipping market and elaborated on the future prospects for the sector. Fundamental supply and demand mechanisms in the tanker market were also discussed.

LSLC-BIMCO Webinar on Decarbonisation and Shipping

Climate change is a problem affecting everyone, and almost everything. If this common challenge is to be effectively addressed, significant and rapid change is required across all sectors globally. The shipping industry, which produces over a billion tonnes of CO2 emissions annually, is no exception.

Yet how does an industry heavily reliant on fossil fuel transition to being cleaner and greener? Will the change be driven by regulators, stakeholders, or all concerned? Where do the challenges and opportunities lay, and how may relationships need to be adjusted to accommodate change?

In this seminar we explore the shipping industry’s response to climate change, navigating the fast developing landscape of regulation and action and hearing perspectives from regulators, owners and charterers.

Bunkering & Shipping in transition – IBIA Conference Series 2021

Peter Sand attended as a panelist in Sesseion three: THREE: Shipping & Freight Markets. 

What can we expect from the Shipping & Freight Markets as 2021 is already on course, but with many unknowns? We have a clearer picture of the year that just passed, where does that leave us in terms of what to expect for the year ahead?

Scrubber Installations Double as Bunker Fuel Prices Settle

As the spread between HSFO and LFSO has settled, BIMCO's chief shipping analyst Peter Sand discusses how bunker fuel pricing spread is impacting the uptake of scrubber installations across the world fleet.

At least 150 ships waiting as efforts to free Ever Given continue in the Suez Canal

Shipping analyst Peter Sand says much effort is being done to refloat the Ever Given to clear more than 150 ships that are stranded in the Suez Canal.

Can you find the wealth of information you need on BIMCO’s website?

A quick introduction to the full BIMCO website providing users with an opportunity to optimise their use of  the vast offering of information and advice on BIMCO.org.

The shipping markets checkpoint – Special Guest Speaker: Mason Hamilton

The forth webinar in our series on the threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world.

Together with Mason Hamilton, Senior Economic and Policy Advisor for the Office of Oil and Gas of the US Department of Energy, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand debated the current events dominating the tanker market. Discussing upon IMO2020 and oil export and import volumes, the two will underline the threats and opportunities facing the tanker market in a COVID-19 world.

Market Analysis Webinar

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, shared his insights on the road ahead of us in 2021, and looked back at the last few months for the three main shipping sectors. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a massive influence on the current shipping market, where both consumer and government behaviour push the market in different directions.

Trans-Pacific Ocean Freight Rates

Patrick Berglund, Xeneta's CEO & Co-Founder and Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst focus on the most recent ocean freight rate developments on the transpacific.

Restoring Cross-Border Mobility

Watch the recording of BIMCO’s President Designate, Sabrina Chao, representing the shipping industry in a high level discussion on vaccines, vaccine passes and cross border mobility at the World Economic Forum Davos event on 28 January 2021.

The Lloyd's List Podcast: The outlook for shipping markets in 2021

A quick run through the key tipping points that will shape the shipping markets in 2021. Peter Sand, BIMCO’s chief analyst and Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade cast their eyes over box market buoyancy, tanker troubles and the bulk market’s optimistic expectations for the year that inevitably all hinge on China. The next 12 months of shipping markets - all in under 25 minutes.

BIMCO’s Q4 Shipping Market Outlook webinar

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand shared BIMCO’s views on the current state of the three main shipping markets. Deep diving into the developments dominating each of the tree main sectors: container shipping, dry bulk shipping and oil tanker shipping, Peter Sand shed light to the extents in which the shipping markets have felt the effect of the global health crisis.

After discussing the resilience showed by container carriers who managed to keep freight rates up during the tumultuous times, an unbalanced tanker market and a dry bulk shipping sector highly driven by Chinese imports, Peter Sand shared BIMCO’s shipping markets outlook.

Exploring the universe of BIMCO.org

From ships, ports and voyage planning to information about sanctions, payment risks, crew support information, bunker prices and COVID-19; BIMCO.org contains a wealth of information for the maritime industry. This video offers a presentation of the BIMCO.org universe, basic functions and sections to help you navigate.

Legal and Security risks to ships off Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia

BIMCO’s Ashok Srinivasan, Manager, Maritime Safety and Security was joined by two external speakers – Dughall Aitken, CEO of Spica Service Group and Thomas Timlen, Analyst, Risk Intelligence, both of whom are based in Singapore. 

The webinar offered advice and insight by focusing on three main points:

  • Legal risks faced by ships when operating in these waters
  • Security risks in this area and what merchant ships are expected to do
  • Heightened level of enforcement activities by Indonesian authorities

How EU Ship Recycling rules affect international shipping

BIMCO hosted a webinar revealing the results of its latest study on EU-approved ship recycling yards, and discussed how to manage an inventory of hazardous materials, as required by the EU, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar was hosted by BIMCO’s Christian Bækmark Schiolborg, Manager, Marine Environment and an panel experts Henning Gramann, GSR Services GmbH, Director; Robin Townsend, Marprof Environmental Limited, Partner and Aron F. Sørensen, BIMCO, Head of Marine Environment.

BIMCO Bunkers in the garden

Where should bunker samples be taken? Is BIMCO's bunker non-lien clause workable? BIMCO's Grant Hunter and Anna Wollin give some insight into the BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 and the Bunker Non-Lien Clause.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar 2020 Q3

After the sharp and sudden shock of the pandemic, the economic recovery has begun and it is clear that it will be drawn out and uneven, both geographically and by sector. Huge stimulus packages have so far been enough to prop up some parts of the economy. However, these are not magic pills, and, with the virus still spreading, a global recovery is some way off,” Peter Sand writes in his analysis.

World This Week- Weekly Updates from The Maritime Business

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst joined the World This Week – Weekly Updates from The Maritime Business webinar to discuss the topics dominating the shipping markets in week 32.

During the webinar Peter has shared BIMCO’s views on the three main shipping sectors (dry bulk shipping, tanker shipping and container shipping) by bringing up the recent positive developments in container shipping, the high volumes of gains being exported out of South America and more.

Shipping Industry Outlook September 2017

Shipping industry outlook by Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO.

FONASBA Quality Standard

FONASBA General Manager, Jonathan Williams, provides an overview of the FONASBA Quality Standard Certification scheme for ship agents.

SHIPTERM webinar

A panel of four representatives of the subcommittee that developed the term sheet for bilateral ship financing transactions introduce the term sheet, its background and content.

Novation Agreements webinar

Anna Wollin (BIMCO), Chris Kidd (Ince and Co) and Donald Chard (Arbitrator and BIMCO consultant) provide an overview of the Standard Novation Agreements.

Anti-Corruption clause webinar

The webinar discusses how the anti-corruption clause can help owners and charterers tackle corruption issues through a practical and collaborative process to resist demands for "facilitation payments". The Clause is analysed by three members of the team who wrote it. Inga Froysa of Klaveness, Tim Springett of the UK Chamber of Shipping and Karl Even Rygh of Nordisk in Oslo share their views on how the Clause is intended to work and discuss the practical aspects of implementing anti-corruption procedures to ensure compliance.

Shipping Market Outlook Container Sector

BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, presents his view on the container shipping market for the fall of 2018 and outlook towards 2019.

Shipping Market Outlook Oil Tanker Sector

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, dives into the outlook and condition of the oil tanker shipping sector as of November 2018.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar Q1 2019

BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, Peter Sand, presents his views on the dry bulk sector for Q1 2019.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar Q1 2019

BIMCO's Peter Sand presents his views on the Q1 2019 container market.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar Q2 2019

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar Q2 2019

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar 2019 Q3

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report. This video covers the dry bulk market.

2020 sulphur - what can you do with 8 weeks to go?

BIMCO's Christian Schiolborg presents a range of things shipowners can do in the final weeks before the start of the 0.50% global sulphur cap. Crew awareness is for example still possible to work on.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar 2019 Q4

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand, gives his view on the current state of the container shipping market.

COVID-19’s implications for shipmanagement

COVID-19 has imposed a wide range of issues to shipmanagers, and the ordeal continues to develop. The webinar discussed key challenges such as onboard precautions, crew changes, regulatory compliance, port and flag state inspections and technical operations. The webinar was hosted by BIMCO’s Head of Maritime Safety & Security Jakob P. Larsen and featured V.Group’s Director HSEQ & Technical, Matt Dunlop, and Spliethoff’s Head of QHSE, Marco van Rijsinge

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar 2019 Q4

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand, gives his view on the current state of the dry bulk market.

Webinar Biofouling

BIMCO’s Ashok Srinivasan shares BIMCO’s perspective on biofouling and the upcoming developments in this sphere. As fuel prices move upwards, it is important for shipowners to ensure that their ships perform best to optimise fuel consumption. Biofouling plays an important role in this.

The webinar informs members on present situation, increased regulatory focus on biofouling and some hints on what can be expected as we move ahead. It also briefly introduces BIMCO initiatives on this topic.

Simon Doran, Managing Director of Hull Wiper, is guest speaker and shares his perspective on the problem and what solutions are available both now and in future.

Coronavirus and its impact on shipping

On 31 March 2020, Peter Sand presented at The roaring twenties, a digital conference hosted by Capital Link. Sand provided his take on the state of commercial shipping markets amidst a global pandemic.

IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap and current technical challenges

BIMCO's Christian Bækmark Schiolborg from BIMCO Marine Environment department focuses on the technical and fuel related challenges shipowners are faced with right now. Schiolborg is joined by Managing Director Rahul Choudhuri from VPS in Singapore, who shares an update on the situation in Singapore and at large.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar - Tanker market

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, presents his views on the tanker market, especially looking at the market fundamentals.

Lloyds list container sector outlook 2019

Lloyd’s List Container’s editor James Baker talks to BIMCO chief shipping analyst Peter Sand, Sea-Intelligence Consulting chief executive Lars Jensen and Platts freight analyst Alex Younevitch about the outlook for container shipping in 2019.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Future Shipping Demand with BIMCO's Peter Sand

From the drastic decrease in oil demand to lockdown in manufacturing, Peter provided an overview of the macroeconomic challenges being faced by individual shipping sectors and subsequently indicators of how the breakbulk and project cargo sectors are faring through the current pandemic.

Cyber security webinar

A webinar, hosted by the Nautical Institute discussing cyber security in the maritime industry. BIMCO’s Aron Sørensen and Phil Tinsley explained key topics of cyber security and a Q&A followed, which answered viewers concerns.

S&P Global Platts insight conversation with Peter Sand

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO, talks to Alex Younevitch, managing editor for EMEA shipping at S&P Global Platts, about the container market and the challenges that it is facing from the escalating US-China trade war, the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, and tonnage oversupply.

Lloyd's List Podcast from Posidonia 2018

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO joins Lloyd's List special Posidonia edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast to talk about the challenges and the future prospects for the shipping markets, including the 2020 global sulphur cap experiment, and why we all need to focus on Indian demand.

BIMCO President, Sadan Kaptanoglu

BIMCO President, Sadan Kaptanoglu, has spoken to the national broadcaster in Japan, NHK, on several issues in shipping such as environment and security.

Splash Podcast: Sand and steel

The Splash podcast features BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, in the hot seat and he expertly faces a barrage of tough questions.

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at Bimco, discusses reports that China imported no oil from the U.S. in August

China imported no US oil in August because of trade tensions, analyst says from CNBC.

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping infected by coronavirus

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand gives his views on the market fallout from coronavirus and where the key risk areas lie.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Series 3-1

Watch BIMCO's Shipping Markets Checkpoint - Series 3 Episode 2 with Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and special expert guests.

BBC World Business Report - the problems affecting global supply chains

Listen to a recording of the BBC programme first broadcast on 14 October. BIMCO's chief shipping analyst Peter Sand gives his assessment of how best to tackle the pressure on global supply chains.

Go to 4:40 through to 9:29 for the part dealing with this subject.

S&P Global Platts & BIMCO Webinar: Game changers in Atlantic Basin tanker seascape

Watch a recording of the webinar held on 14 October BIMCO's Peter Sand took part.

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand took part in Yahoo Finance's live panel to discuss the supply chain crisis

Peter Sand: "We are basically seeing a global all but breakdown of the supply chains from end to end. But where we do see the most strained part of this is in hinterland connectivity. So from a container liner perspective, they are basically transporting more cargo than ever before... "

"...there are 50 container ships just waiting to offload their cargo off the coast of California. So I guess that is also proof to the point that it's the hinterland connectivity, which is mostly hurt at the moment."

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand took part in The Real Story debate on BBC World Service

Empty shelves and clogged ports - what's behind the supply crisis?

BIMCO's Peter Sand took part in this BBC podcast and radio programme which looked at disruptions in international supply chains

 

Navigating the global shipping crisis - debate on Trade Australia Show

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand took part in a debate on Australian TV.  He explains how the shipping crisis could be improved and how long it might take.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Series 3-1

Watch BIMCO's Shipping Markets Checkpoint - Series 3 Episode 1 with Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and special expert guests.

Shipping Market Overview and Outlook Q3 2021

Watch BIMCO's Shipping Market Overview and Outlook for Q3 2021. 

Webinar about Infectious or Contagious Diseases Clauses

Watch a recording of the webinar held on 14 September hosted by 4 Pump Court. BIMCO's Nina Stuhrmann discusses the new clauses which will soon be published.

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand participated in the Xeneta State of the Market Ocean Freight Rate Webinar

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand participated in the Xeneta State of the Market Ocean Freight Rate Webinar. He discussed the container market outlook in 2021 and was joined by Thorsten Diephaus, the Director of Strategic Accounts at Xeneta

The Doorstep, Episode 23: How shipping can help re-energise globalisation, with BIMCO's Peter Sand

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand joins Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to discuss how the effects of the pandemic on shipping--container shortages, port congestion, demand outstripping supply (from ketchup to semiconductors)--are creating an opportunity for world leaders to re-embrace globalisation. Can the Infrastructure Bill proposed by President Biden promote U.S. competitiveness in global trade or will geopolitics and China get in the way?

Reuters Webinar – Are tankers on the road to recovery?

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, participated in a Reuters webinar that looked back over the tanker shipping market in the first half of this year and looked forward with the outlook for the rest of the year. The experts also discussed themes such as OPEC+ cuts, the uneven recovery in oil demand and the impact of sanctions on the tanker market.

The Loadstar Podcast July 2021

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand was a guest In the fourth episode of The Loadstar Podcast and gave an in-depth examination of freight rates and the demand and supply outlook for container shipping.

 

Secretary General David Loosley on his first year in BIMCO

BIMCO's Secretary General and CEO, David Loosley, reflects on his first year in the job, a period marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the wellbeing of seafarers.

ETA.fm: Insights into the unprecedented things in the market

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand participated in the ETA.fm Ocean Freight Podcast, where he provided insights into the unprecedented things in the market. Together with the host Sebastian Wrobel, they discussed various themes such as the supply and demand of the market, the South China situation, and the tensions between the Liners, BCO's and Freight Forwarders.

IAPH World Ports Conference June 2021: What Crisis Next session

BIMCO President, Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong, has attended the What Crisis Next? Lessons learned from COVID-19” session at the June IAPH21 World Ports Conference. Sabrina Chao spoke about the need for industry collaboration in the face of the pandemic and crew change crisis. The president also spoke about the need for the shipping industry to look to other industries for inspiration, as well as the need to make the public and decisionmakers aware of the crucial role that shipping plays in society.

Peter Sand on Yantian and other disruptions

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand spoke at CGTN about the Covid-19 related disruption in the port of Yantian and how this is a developing story in the container shipping industry. He also provided insights into BIMCO’s perspective on the situation as well giving out details on how this could play out in the coming 12 months.

Radio Newsday: Current disruptions in container shipping

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand attended the BBC radio show featured by Newsday, where he elaborated about the various disruptions going on in the current market. Imports from the Far East to the US west coast are currently at the centre of the supply chain emergency, which has also seen a further disruption by closing one of China’s major container ports in Yantian.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest Speaker: Jochen Gutschmidt

Peter Sand is joined by Jochen Gutschmidt for the final episode, which focuses on container shipping. Sand and Gutschmidt look into the somewhat crazy and out of control container shipping market. Commodities moved in a box have dominated much of the conversation in 2020, and here is the perfect opportunity to dive down into how, why and where it is going. The two look both on commercial (procurement) and operational (management and optimization) trends. Spanning across short and long-term analyses, giving the viewer insight into the short-term markets and a unique look into the experts forecast for the future.

Meet BIMCO President Sabrina Chao for film launch in support of seafarers

The webinar, hosted by BIMCO’s Secretary General and CEO, David Loosley, Sabrina Chao will talk about her priorities as President over the next two years, followed by the launch of the new film.

Like its predecessor “Ships make the world go”, the second film in the series, “Seafarers deserve support”, has been produced with the aim to raise awareness, this time focusing on our seafarers. During the COVID-19 crisis, the ignorance of policymakers about the important job done by seafarers world-wide has been exposed. Consequently, far too many seafarers have been stuck on ships for many months, unable to go home.

BIMCO Q2 2021 Market Analysis Webinar

The pandemic is still wreaking havoc in large parts of of the world, and while the tanker market is hurting badly, the companies in the container shipping sector are making record profits. In dry bulk, rates are at a 10-year high. But how long will this situation last, and what disruptions to the current state of the market should you keep your eyes out for?

That question, and many others, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, tried answer on 2021’s second instalment of BIMCO’s Shipping Market Overview & Outlook.

Pandemic-driven buying boom causes congestion at US ports

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, joins TRT World's Money Talks to discuss container shipping and the supply chain impact of the pandemic-driven buying boom.

Cargo shipping: Chokepoints, trade routes – and a sign of excessive globalization?

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, joined the Deutsche Welle, discussing container shipping. The discussion was about the supply and demand of ships and the future aspects of ship sizes, and the risk of global supply-chain disruption.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest Speaker: Adam Kent

This episode of the Shipping Markets Checkpoint focuses on a wide-ranging conversation about pan sectoral issues and themes currently playing out. They touched on issues that cross sectors, such as economy, ordering, scrapping and the covid-19 recovery. Spanning across short and long-term analyses, the viewer will get an insight into the short-term markets and a unique look into the experts forecast for the future. Which obstacles are presently in the market, and which can we expect later / or to stick around?

ABS Tanker Talks: What's on the Horizon for Tankers?

In this webinar, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand and ABS provided a webinar dedicated to the needs of tanker owners. They offered an outlook of the tanker market, and discussed themes such as new construction trends, predicted shipping and trade routes, oil demand forecasts, regulatory effects and much more.

TradeWinds Tanker Shipping Forum: Tanker Vision 2021 - The Future Starts Today

Chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, started the TradeWind Tanker Shipping Forum by setting the scene with a presentation called "A quiet moment between the last years' storm and the next years typhoons?". In this webinar, he provided insights on the current shipping market and elaborated on the future prospects for the sector. Fundamental supply and demand mechanisms in the tanker market were also discussed.

Successful Just in Time Arrivals

The 3 key elements - Cooperation, Collaboration and Communication.

The successful implementation of a "Just in Time Arrivals" scheme will contribute to helping make ships and ports more efficient while reducing carbon emissions. But success relies on many key stakeholders agreeing to work together to share port and ship data openly and transparently. This BIMCO webinar will explore the challenges that lie between the current “hurry up and wait” regime and Just in Time Arrivals regime where a ship’s arrival time is adjusted to meet a specified date when the berth will be available on arrival. An expert panel representing ports, shipowners, charterers, and agents will discuss overcoming the obstacles to implementing Just in Time Arrivals in the bulk and tanker sector.

This webinar was recorded as part of Singapore Maritime Week 2021

LSLC-BIMCO Webinar on Decarbonisation and Shipping

Climate change is a problem affecting everyone, and almost everything. If this common challenge is to be effectively addressed, significant and rapid change is required across all sectors globally. The shipping industry, which produces over a billion tonnes of CO2 emissions annually, is no exception.

Yet how does an industry heavily reliant on fossil fuel transition to being cleaner and greener? Will the change be driven by regulators, stakeholders, or all concerned? Where do the challenges and opportunities lay, and how may relationships need to be adjusted to accommodate change?

In this seminar we explore the shipping industry’s response to climate change, navigating the fast developing landscape of regulation and action and hearing perspectives from regulators, owners and charterers.

Are we soon back at the pre-pandemic growth trend for seaborne transportation?

Peter Sand was hosted by MDC Titbits to talk about pre-pandemic growth trend for seaborne transportation and when we are back.

The talk focused on Container shipping: continued disruption will ensure carrier profitability well into 2021, Dry bulk shipping: strong start to year ends as slow recovery awaits, Tanker shipping: a tough year ahead as virus mutations and slow vaccine rollout hampers recovery and Macroeconomics: shipping enjoys a higher trade multiplier as 2021 promises a slow recovery.

Bunkering & Shipping in transition – IBIA Conference Series 2021

Peter Sand attended as a panelist in Sesseion three: THREE: Shipping & Freight Markets. 

What can we expect from the Shipping & Freight Markets as 2021 is already on course, but with many unknowns? We have a clearer picture of the year that just passed, where does that leave us in terms of what to expect for the year ahead?

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest Speaker: Vandana Hari

This episode of the Shipping Markets Checkpoint focuses on the global oil market and how that affects the global oil tanker market. Spanning across short and long-term analyses, the livestream will give the viewer insight into the short-term markets and a unique look into the experts forecast for the future.

Scrubber Installations Double as Bunker Fuel Prices Settle

As the spread between HSFO and LFSO has settled, BIMCO's chief shipping analyst Peter Sand discusses how bunker fuel pricing spread is impacting the uptake of scrubber installations across the world fleet.

Massive operation underway to move wedged cargo ship in Egypt's Suez Canal

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand on ABC Radio National Breakfast with Sally Sara.

At least 150 ships waiting as efforts to free Ever Given continue in the Suez Canal

Shipping analyst Peter Sand says much effort is being done to refloat the Ever Given to clear more than 150 ships that are stranded in the Suez Canal.

Container ship stuck in the Suez Canal for over 24 hours

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, joins CNBC's Worldwide Exchange to discuss the supply chain impact of the shutdown of the Suez Canal, after a container ship blocked traffic.

Can you find the wealth of information you need on BIMCO’s website?

A quick introduction to the full BIMCO website providing users with an opportunity to optimise their use of  the vast offering of information and advice on BIMCO.org.

Shipping Markets Checkpoint Season 2 - Special Guest: Simon Ward

The first episode in the second season called "Thinking out loud on what's next for shipping".

Simon Ward joins Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, for an exciting hour of discussion on the SnP and Dry Bulk markets. Featuring both macroeconomic perspectives with questions such as "Looking back at 2020 and putting the present into perspective, was this as expected – at any point in time?" and but also diving into the specific market of dry bulk with questions like "Should we worry or be cheerful about China entangling itself into multiple trade wars?".

The shipping markets checkpoint – Special Guest Speaker: Mason Hamilton

The forth webinar in our series on the threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world.

Together with Mason Hamilton, Senior Economic and Policy Advisor for the Office of Oil and Gas of the US Department of Energy, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand debated the current events dominating the tanker market. Discussing upon IMO2020 and oil export and import volumes, the two will underline the threats and opportunities facing the tanker market in a COVID-19 world.

Covid, one year on: What's next for agricommodities?

Peter Sand, BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, joined an AgriBriefing focusing on agricommodities and how they are faring one year on from COVID.

Market Analysis Webinar

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, shared his insights on the road ahead of us in 2021, and looked back at the last few months for the three main shipping sectors. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a massive influence on the current shipping market, where both consumer and government behaviour push the market in different directions.

GSCW chat recap: How container shipping could evolve in the future

BIMCO's Peter Sand discusses whether container shipping's 'new normal' has legs and what's next for the sector.

Trans-Pacific Ocean Freight Rates

Patrick Berglund, Xeneta's CEO & Co-Founder and Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst focus on the most recent ocean freight rate developments on the transpacific.

Driving Freight Forward – A digital analytics roadmap to growing the freight markets of the future

Digitalization and connected analytics are essential as freight and commodity trading markets adjust to evolving demand.

Peter Sand were among the leading voices from the freight, shipping, and data analytics industries gathered by Reuters. They discussed market outlook, and how advanced analytics help unearth new opportunities.

Restoring Cross-Border Mobility

Watch the recording of BIMCO’s President Designate, Sabrina Chao, representing the shipping industry in a high level discussion on vaccines, vaccine passes and cross border mobility at the World Economic Forum Davos event on 28 January 2021.

Will the repo rate remain unchanged?

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst looks at dry bulk shipping rates surging on MoneywebNow beginning at 12:58 minutes into the podcast.

The Lloyd's List Podcast: The outlook for shipping markets in 2021

A quick run through the key tipping points that will shape the shipping markets in 2021. Peter Sand, BIMCO’s chief analyst and Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade cast their eyes over box market buoyancy, tanker troubles and the bulk market’s optimistic expectations for the year that inevitably all hinge on China. The next 12 months of shipping markets - all in under 25 minutes.

Peter Sand on tanker freight - The balance of optimism and realism

Special freight podcast introducing guest Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO. This episode spotlights the impact of freight on global commodity markets.

Join Will Collins, Editor, Argus Freight and Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO as they share their thoughts on the current state of the global shipping industry. Discussion points include: the impact of freight on commodity markets, short and long-haul costs, tanker demand and subsidy initiatives.

BIMCO’s Q4 Shipping Market Outlook webinar

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand shared BIMCO’s views on the current state of the three main shipping markets. Deep diving into the developments dominating each of the tree main sectors: container shipping, dry bulk shipping and oil tanker shipping, Peter Sand shed light to the extents in which the shipping markets have felt the effect of the global health crisis.

After discussing the resilience showed by container carriers who managed to keep freight rates up during the tumultuous times, an unbalanced tanker market and a dry bulk shipping sector highly driven by Chinese imports, Peter Sand shared BIMCO’s shipping markets outlook.

MEPC 75 briefing

After the important Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 75 meeting (16-20 November), BIMCO hosted a live briefing for members. Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General responsible for BIMCO’s policy and regulatory work, talked about the outcome and deliberations at the meeting, followed by a live Q&A session.

Exploring the universe of BIMCO.org

From ships, ports and voyage planning to information about sanctions, payment risks, crew support information, bunker prices and COVID-19; BIMCO.org contains a wealth of information for the maritime industry. This video offers a presentation of the BIMCO.org universe, basic functions and sections to help you navigate.

The shipping markets checkpoint – Special Guest Speaker: Mark Williams

The third webinar in our series on the future of the commercial shipping markets.

The webinar had Mark Williams, Managing Director at Shipping Strategy, as the special guest speaker and Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, debating the current developments in the shipping markets. The two touched upon the impact of the pandemic and the ways in which shipping sectors navigate through tumultuous times.

Legal and Security risks to ships off Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia

BIMCO’s Ashok Srinivasan, Manager, Maritime Safety and Security was joined by two external speakers – Dughall Aitken, CEO of Spica Service Group and Thomas Timlen, Analyst, Risk Intelligence, both of whom are based in Singapore. 

The webinar offered advice and insight by focusing on three main points:

  • Legal risks faced by ships when operating in these waters
  • Security risks in this area and what merchant ships are expected to do
  • Heightened level of enforcement activities by Indonesian authorities

The shipping markets checkpoint – Special Guest Speaker: Paul Marsh

The second webinar in our series on the future of the commercial shipping markets.

Paul Marsh, Research Director at Navig8 Group as the special guest speaker and our very own Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand set the scene by discussing the macroeconomics changes brought by the pandemic and how they accentuated the geopolitical tensions felt by the oil tanker shipping industry. The two analysts then share their views on what lies ahead for the crude and petroleum products carries.

How EU Ship Recycling rules affect international shipping

BIMCO hosted a webinar revealing the results of its latest study on EU-approved ship recycling yards, and discussed how to manage an inventory of hazardous materials, as required by the EU, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar was hosted by BIMCO’s Christian Bækmark Schiolborg, Manager, Marine Environment and an panel experts Henning Gramann, GSR Services GmbH, Director; Robin Townsend, Marprof Environmental Limited, Partner and Aron F. Sørensen, BIMCO, Head of Marine Environment.

The Shipping Markets Checkpoint: Threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world

For the first webinar in the series ‘ The Shipping Markets Checkpoint: Threats and opportunities in a COVID-19 world’ BIMCO has invited Randy Giveans, Senior Vice President Equity Researcher at Jefferies to discuss recent developments together with BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand. 

The two shared their insights regarding the current events dominating the dry bulk and tanker markets as well as their views on what the future may bring for the two markets.

BIMCO Bunkers in the garden

Where should bunker samples be taken? Is BIMCO's bunker non-lien clause workable? BIMCO's Grant Hunter and Anna Wollin give some insight into the BIMCO Bunker Terms 2018 and the Bunker Non-Lien Clause.

Project Cargo Summit 2020

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst join the speakers panel of Programme Project Cargo Summit 2020, where he discussed the current developments and updates from the commercial shipping markets during the ‘Keynote – Future shipping demand in a post-pandemic world’ session.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar 2020 Q3

After the sharp and sudden shock of the pandemic, the economic recovery has begun and it is clear that it will be drawn out and uneven, both geographically and by sector. Huge stimulus packages have so far been enough to prop up some parts of the economy. However, these are not magic pills, and, with the virus still spreading, a global recovery is some way off,” Peter Sand writes in his analysis.

A welcome message from BIMCO’s new Secretary General, David Loosley

Taking up his position as BIMCO’s Secretary General and CEO in July, David Loosley stresses the importance of creating a resilient future for shipping. “As I start my tenure as Secretary General of BIMCO, I will work with our members, our executive committee and board of directors, our staff and a wide range of international organizations in order to meet our ambitions. Collaboration and partnership are key and at the heart of our approach,” he says. 

World This Week- Weekly Updates from The Maritime Business

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst joined the World This Week – Weekly Updates from The Maritime Business webinar to discuss the topics dominating the shipping markets in week 32.

During the webinar Peter has shared BIMCO’s views on the three main shipping sectors (dry bulk shipping, tanker shipping and container shipping) by bringing up the recent positive developments in container shipping, the high volumes of gains being exported out of South America and more.

General Agency Agreement webinar

Agency appointments are often agreed over the phone or by email. But with ship operations becoming ever more complex, there is a growing need for a standard agreement that clearly sets out the services to be performed by the agents and the liabilities and responsibilities of both parties.

A panel discusses the newly published BIMCO / FONASBA General Agency Agreement and explains why agents and their principals would benefit from using it.

Shipping Industry Outlook September 2017

Shipping industry outlook by Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO.

Road to Recovery Update March 2017

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, talks to Grant Hunter about the latest update of BIMCO's Road to Recovery analysis of the shipping market.

FONASBA Quality Standard

FONASBA General Manager, Jonathan Williams, provides an overview of the FONASBA Quality Standard Certification scheme for ship agents.

Agency Appointment Agreement

Hosted by BIMCO's  Pernille Kærvad Jacobsen, Manager, Contracts & Clauses and featuring a panel of members involved in the development of the new form, the webinar introduced the new agency appointment agreement, and explained the reasons for developing the agreement and responded to participants’ questions about the form.

SHIPTERM webinar

A panel of four representatives of the subcommittee that developed the term sheet for bilateral ship financing transactions introduce the term sheet, its background and content.

GUARDCON and End User Certification (EUCs) webinar

This webinar hosted by Giles Noakes and Grant Hunter is about End User Certificates for weapons used by private maritime security companies on board ships.

Novation Agreements webinar

Anna Wollin (BIMCO), Chris Kidd (Ince and Co) and Donald Chard (Arbitrator and BIMCO consultant) provide an overview of the Standard Novation Agreements.

The Road to Recovery June 2016

Interview with Peter Sand, BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst about the "Road to Recovery" dry cargo market analysis. The interview took place at BIMCO House on 10 June 2016 with Grant Hunter.

Anti-Corruption clause webinar

The webinar discusses how the anti-corruption clause can help owners and charterers tackle corruption issues through a practical and collaborative process to resist demands for "facilitation payments". The Clause is analysed by three members of the team who wrote it. Inga Froysa of Klaveness, Tim Springett of the UK Chamber of Shipping and Karl Even Rygh of Nordisk in Oslo share their views on how the Clause is intended to work and discuss the practical aspects of implementing anti-corruption procedures to ensure compliance.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar - Container Shipping Market Outlook Q1 2020

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, speaks about the state of the container shipping market.

Shipping Market Outlook Container Sector

BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, presents his view on the container shipping market for the fall of 2018 and outlook towards 2019.

Shipping Market Outlook Dry Bulk Sector

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, dives into the outlook and condition of the dry bulk shipping sector as of November 2018.

Shipping Market Outlook Oil Tanker Sector

BIMCO's Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, dives into the outlook and condition of the oil tanker shipping sector as of November 2018.

Shipping market analysis Q3 market report

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, has completed his Q3 market report and goes through some of the key takeaways in a very unpredictable market situation.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar Q1 2019

BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, Peter Sand, presents his views on the dry bulk sector for Q1 2019.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar Q1 2019

BIMCO's chief analyst, Peter Sand, takes a look at the crude and product tanker markets.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar Q1 2019

BIMCO's Peter Sand presents his views on the Q1 2019 container market.

REPAIRCON 2018 and MINREPCON 2018

Subcommittee members Søren Berg, J. Lauritzen, Donald McLean, Lisnave & Donald Chard, BIMCO discuss and answer questions from the viewers regarding the newly revised REPAIRCON 2018 and MINREPCON 2018 forms in this webinar.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar Q2 2019

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar Q2 2019

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar Q2 2019

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar 2019 Q3

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report. This video covers the container market.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar 2019 Q3

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report. This video covers the dry bulk market.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar 2019 Q3

BIMCO's chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, goes through his latest shipping market report. This video covers the tanker market.

2020 sulphur - what can you do with 8 weeks to go?

BIMCO's Christian Schiolborg presents a range of things shipowners can do in the final weeks before the start of the 0.50% global sulphur cap. Crew awareness is for example still possible to work on.

IMSBC Code webinar

BIMCO's Ai Cheng Foo presents the IMSBC Code, potential pitfalls and use.

BIMCO container market analysis webinar 2019 Q4

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand, gives his view on the current state of the container shipping market.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar 2020 Q2

The Covid-19 pandemic is influencing all aspects of shipping, and is the main focus of BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, in his Shipping Market Outlook on the three main shipping sectors.

COVID-19’s implications for shipmanagement

COVID-19 has imposed a wide range of issues to shipmanagers, and the ordeal continues to develop. The webinar discussed key challenges such as onboard precautions, crew changes, regulatory compliance, port and flag state inspections and technical operations. The webinar was hosted by BIMCO’s Head of Maritime Safety & Security Jakob P. Larsen and featured V.Group’s Director HSEQ & Technical, Matt Dunlop, and Spliethoff’s Head of QHSE, Marco van Rijsinge

Coronavirus and its impact on shipping

How is shipping affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the low oil price by mid-April? The trio of analysts, Alan Murphy, CEO & Founder of Sea-Intelligence; Russel Thomson, CEO & Founder of Tradeviews and BIMCO Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, had a 2-hour marathon webinar session to try and answer those question. They covered the three main shipping segments – dry bulk, containers and tankers.

BIMCO dry bulk market analysis webinar 2019 Q4

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand, gives his view on the current state of the dry bulk market.

BIMCO tanker market analysis webinar 2019 Q4

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand, gives his view on the current state of the tanker market.

Webinar Biofouling

BIMCO’s Ashok Srinivasan shares BIMCO’s perspective on biofouling and the upcoming developments in this sphere. As fuel prices move upwards, it is important for shipowners to ensure that their ships perform best to optimise fuel consumption. Biofouling plays an important role in this.

The webinar informs members on present situation, increased regulatory focus on biofouling and some hints on what can be expected as we move ahead. It also briefly introduces BIMCO initiatives on this topic.

Simon Doran, Managing Director of Hull Wiper, is guest speaker and shares his perspective on the problem and what solutions are available both now and in future.

Bite-size pieces of BIMCO Shipping Market Analysis insights

Peter Sand, BIMCO’s Chief Shipping analyst, featured on MDC’s Titbits of maritime knowledge, stories and trends on 29 April 2020, where he provided his perspective on the three commercial shipping markets.

  • Daily crude oil tanker rates at $200,000 – WTF? And for how long?
  • Container market balances on a knives edge – How? And what comes next?
  • Can China solely keep the dry bulk out of the doldrums?

Coronavirus and its impact on shipping

On 31 March 2020, Peter Sand presented at The roaring twenties, a digital conference hosted by Capital Link. Sand provided his take on the state of commercial shipping markets amidst a global pandemic.

BIMCO IMO2020 sulphur webinar

Includes BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analysis Peter Sand, who will focus on the changes occurring in the freight market, debating a range of issues including freight rates in USD per tonnes against the TCE quotes. Who pays what in the market? Non-scrubber-fitted ships being the benchmark ship but what does that mean to the ones with a scrubber on board?

IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap and current technical challenges

BIMCO's Christian Bækmark Schiolborg from BIMCO Marine Environment department focuses on the technical and fuel related challenges shipowners are faced with right now. Schiolborg is joined by Managing Director Rahul Choudhuri from VPS in Singapore, who shares an update on the situation in Singapore and at large.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar - Dry Bulk Shipping Market Outlook

Peter Sand speaks about the state of the dry bulk market.

BIMCO Market Analysis Webinar - Tanker market

Peter Sand, BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, presents his views on the tanker market, especially looking at the market fundamentals.

Top 5 questions on maritime contracts and COVID-19

The Top 5 questions BIMCO receives related to contracts and the coronavirus are:

  • Are ports considered unsafe?
  • Is this a 'force majeure' situation?
  • What about laytime - will it run? 
  • Will a ship remain on hire?
  • Can the charter party be cancelled?

Lloyds list container sector outlook 2019

Lloyd’s List Container’s editor James Baker talks to BIMCO chief shipping analyst Peter Sand, Sea-Intelligence Consulting chief executive Lars Jensen and Platts freight analyst Alex Younevitch about the outlook for container shipping in 2019.

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Coronavirus crisis and the trade war – post-pandemic world

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, provided his take on the coronavirus crisis, the US-China Trade war and shipping markets in a post-pandemic environment. The Xeneta’s webinar also featured Patrik Berglund, CEO & Co-Founder of Xeneta.

Impact of COVID-19 on Future Shipping Demand with BIMCO's Peter Sand

From the drastic decrease in oil demand to lockdown in manufacturing, Peter provided an overview of the macroeconomic challenges being faced by individual shipping sectors and subsequently indicators of how the breakbulk and project cargo sectors are faring through the current pandemic.

The commercial aspects that matter to the future shipping industry

Peter Sand provides his take on the commercial aspects that matter to the future shipping industry at the Slide2Open Shipping Finance Conference on 30 January 2020.

Cyber security webinar

A webinar, hosted by the Nautical Institute discussing cyber security in the maritime industry. BIMCO’s Aron Sørensen and Phil Tinsley explained key topics of cyber security and a Q&A followed, which answered viewers concerns.

Iran sanctions and the oil market

Peter Sand talks about Iran sanctions and the oil market from CNBC.

S&P Global Platts insight conversation with Peter Sand

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO, talks to Alex Younevitch, managing editor for EMEA shipping at S&P Global Platts, about the container market and the challenges that it is facing from the escalating US-China trade war, the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, and tonnage oversupply.

Shipping Finance 2019 presentation

Peter Sand gave a presentation on the three main shipping markets, crude and product tankers, dry bulk and containers. He discussed the trends and drivers in these markets, including supply and demand factors and the outlook. Peter Sand also touched upon the upcoming 2020 Sulphur Cap and its commercial implications for the shipping industry.

Lloyd's List Podcast from Posidonia 2018

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO joins Lloyd's List special Posidonia edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast to talk about the challenges and the future prospects for the shipping markets, including the 2020 global sulphur cap experiment, and why we all need to focus on Indian demand.

Protecting Maritime Borders From COVID-19

Peter Sand featured on the Windward webinar where he presented his insight on how the shipping markets have been impacted by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

BIMCO President, Sadan Kaptanoglu

BIMCO President, Sadan Kaptanoglu, has spoken to the national broadcaster in Japan, NHK, on several issues in shipping such as environment and security.

Hoping for de-escalation of tensions in Strait of Hormuz: Shipping analyst

Multiple companies take extra measures to ensure they are doing business safely, says Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at BIMCO from CNBC

Splash Podcast: Sand and steel

The Splash podcast features BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst, Peter Sand, in the hot seat and he expertly faces a barrage of tough questions.

BIMCO's Sand: China is ‘running the show’ in the dry bulk market

Peter Sand of BIMCO discusses the impact of a trade war on the shipping industry on CNBC.

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at Bimco, discusses reports that China imported no oil from the U.S. in August

China imported no US oil in August because of trade tensions, analyst says from CNBC.

State of the Bunker Industry - Examining the Key Issues Stakeholders Face Today

This is not the post-2020 environment we expected. The event examined the key issues that marine fuel stakeholders from buyers to suppliers face today. How did we get here, and what can we expect in the months ahead? Is there any IMO 2020 hangover at all, or is the focus now only on dealing with the reality of new market dynamics and the changing economic landscape? Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO provided the Shipowners' Perspective.

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping infected by coronavirus

BIMCO's chief market analyst, Peter Sand gives his views on the market fallout from coronavirus and where the key risk areas lie.