12 September 2016
06 December 2017
The USCG Assistant Commandant for prevention policy have over the past week published a series on the USCG Ballast Water regulations.
01 May 2017
Overview of California State Ballast Water Management and noncompliance penalties.
13 June 2010
VLCC freight rates settled down to around USD 45,000 per day in the second half of May but continue at sustainable levels that have been the norm in that market
16 February 2011
Right now, all eyes seem to be on the Suez Canal as Egypt faces political unrest. Events have pushed the oil price above USD 100 per barrel for Brent crude
04 May 2010
Following a very welcome period of rate hikes due to the tough Winter in the northern hemisphere, the Spring is here now and the product tanker markets
13 December 2011
Overall, it’s noticeable that record numbers of fixtures and demand for tonnage only produce a short-lived spike at rather low altitudes – making little impact on stretched owners’ financial accounts. Ship owners without a solid cash balance and a strong, or at least sustainable, cash flow will find it increasing difficult to continue in this business at the present level and volatility.
12 June 2019
The tanker market is – even more so than before – all about geopolitics.
17 April 2019
Chinese imports of iron ore keep falling, while its crude steel production keeps growing.
27 August 2019
The highest US crude oil exports to China in 11 months lifted total seaborne US crude oil exports to a record high at 11.9 million (m) tonnes in June 2019.