03 July 2018
The trade war adds painful uncertainty for the shipping industry, as it distorts the free flow of goods, changes trade lanes and makes it difficult for ship operators and owners to position their ships efficiently in the market.
13 February 2018
Chinese seaborne imports of iron ore, coal and crude oil have all grown strongly throughout 2017. Both seaborne imports of crude oil and iron ore have reached the highest levels ever recorded, while coal reached the highest level in three years.
Imports of crude oil and coal have benefitted the shipping industry to the greatest extent as both volumes and distances have increased.
07 November 2018
For the seventh month in a row total US crude oil exports excluding china hit a new all-time high reaching 7.9 million tonnes in September.
07 March 2019
BIMCO’s market analysis team spearheads the launch of a multimedia page on the BIMCO website, where videos and soundbites of the latest market analysis and comments will be available.
25 September 2019
Join Peter Sand at the Argus Fuel Oil Summit in Miami, Florida, US. The Chief Shipping Analyst will be participating in the panel discussion: 2020 is rapidly approaching – are shipowners prepared?
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.
18 December 2019
One of the most worrying trends that has developed recently - which will affect shipping demand in the years to come - is the falling trade-to-GDP ratio.
09 April 2019
US exports of crude oil have, since August 2018, continued to rise every month, with a new record high in January of 9.6 million tonnes.
19 December 2019
Join Peter Sand as he provides his latest dry bulk outlook at the INTERCEM Shipping Forum in Málaga, Spain on 21 January 2020.
28 August 2017
BIMCO invites you to join a free webinar discussing the latest outlook for the shipping industry.