On the 25th January MSI director Dr. Adam Kent delivered his presentation entitled “Shipyard Capacity Conundrum – What Next?” to the delegates of the London Marine Money conference. Download the presentation here.
Month: January 2017
MSI extends online valuations to offshore sector to drive increased transparency
MSI has extended its unique online valuation tool, FMV, to cover the OSV sector at a time when many owners and their lenders are working to agree long term restructuring plans. FMV provides instant access to key vessel valuation indicators in the main shipping markets. Read more . . .
Opaque offshore vessel valuations a big hurdle to restructuring work
A lack of transparency in ship values is a main cause of disagreement in the raft of restructurings among offshore shipowners.
But lenders are also facing the prospect of recovering only about 70% of loans, according to analysts at MSI. Read more . . .(SUBSCRIPTION)
CAREERS: MSI is looking for a shipping market analyst.
Maritime Strategies International (MSI) Ltd is a dynamic and highly successful shipping consultancy business. Currently in a period of rapid growth, we are now looking for a Shipping Market Analyst specialising in ‘wet’ commodity trade – oil and gas tanker shipping to join our team. Job Specification
MSI: Dry bulk mini-boom over
Splash 247 readers have dry bulk pegged as the most improved sector in 2017, the second best performer, just pipped by LNG carriers, in an ongoing poll. Unfortunately, analysts at the Maritime Strategies International are far less optimistic when it comes to dry bulk.
The dry bulk market’s strong end to 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, MSI claims in a recent report. Read more . . .
For liner operators, light at the end of a tunnel, for owners, just another train
In its latest quarterly Container Market Report MSI concludes that the actions taken by liner companies, both in terms of consolidating service provision and also redelivering chartered tonnage, mean that the worst of the downturn is over for the globally competitive operators. Read more . . .