30 January 2019
Recently reported newbuilding activity has been below the weekly average levels seen in the past months, while it is notable that orders of more conventional vessel types like tankers or bulkers are missing from the list below. Both sectors have seen appetite for newbuildings remaining unaffected by developments in the respective freight markets during the past months, with upcoming regulations being a good enough reason for owners with access to finance to place an order.
The weekly newbuilding report by Intermodal Research & Valuations feature, include newbuilding prices for dry bulk-, tanker- and gas shipping segments. Additionally, recent newbuilding orders are listed by units, type, size, yard, expected delivery date and price.
18 January 2019
Chinese regulators have tightened its domestic emission control area regulation (DECA) which came into force on 1 January 2019.
20 December 2018
2018 has been a slow year for dry bulk demolitions, with only 4.2 million DWT scrapped (as of 17 December), down 71.6% compared to last year. An almost total halt in Panamax demolitions has been an important factor behind this fall, with demolition in every ship segment down.
14 December 2018
The IMO has agreed to back a proposal submitted by BIMCO and fellow industry associations to have the Marine Safety Committee (MSC) take a more robust stance when it comes to expected safety implications of compliant fuel ahead of the IMO 0.50% sulphur limit coming into force on 1 January 2020.
13 December 2018
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating at the INTERCEM Shipping Forum in Rome, Italy on 22 January 2019 and the Slide2Open Shipping Finance Conference in Athens, Greece on 24 January 2019.
10 December 2018
BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses which are now available on the BIMCO website and on SmartCon, BIMCO’s contract editing solution.
30 November 2018
BIMCO and industry partners will contribute to constructive discussions of a number of important topics such as guidelines for autonomous ships and 2020 fuel challenges at the 100th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 100) in London on 3 – 7 December 2018.
20 November 2018
The fragile recovery is stalling because the fleet is growing too fast.
19 November 2018
BIMCO will begin work on two gas-related contracts in early 2019, an LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) Bunker Purchase Contract and a LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) voyage charter party.
13 November 2018
BIMCO has developed two 2020 bunker clauses that deal with general compliance and the transitional period for an early December release.