04 July 2010
China is still growing but at slowing pace according to latest PMI indices, which suggest a cooling of the manufacturing sector is ongoing
15 March 2010
In an effort to ascertain the possible far reaching consequences of the influx of new giant containerships on order
14 February 2010
10 February 2010
Solid demand picture in a stabilized market but a tsunami of ships are expected to be launched in 2010
15 April 2010
The challenge of redeploying laid-up vessels in a market flooded by newbuildings creates a market balanced on a knife edge
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
22 April 2010
US President Obama has issued an Executive Order with the heading “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in Somalia”, which could have an impact on the possibility for paying ransom under some circumstances. The situation is not clear and perhaps some ship owners will consider how to address this situation before transiting the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Basin. On that background, we hereby include an updated version of our calculations regarding the cost part of the decision to go round the Cape of the Good Hope.
27 August 2018
BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst will be participating at the Container Trade Europe Conference on 18-20 September 2018 in Hamburg.
03 September 2018
The capacity of the fleet is growing too fast for the demand to cope with it. All three aspects of the supply side have pushed up the fleet growth – in nominal as well as active terms.
16 April 2018
BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General Søren Larsen and Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand will be visiting Odessa, Ukraine to participate at the Grain & Maritime Days on 24 – 25 May 2018 at Black Sea Shevchenko Park Hotel, Odessa, Ukraine.