Is the Boxship Industry Really Recovering?

Freight rate improvements have recently moved liner operators toward profitability, whilst charter owners are seeing the first meaningful uptick in earnings since mid-2015. Additionally, the scars of disappointing trade growth in 2016 are seemingly healed, while the imposing 2017 delivery schedule is more a hypothetical than an actual barrier to a sustained recovery. Read more . . . 

Is the Boxship Industry Really Recovering?

What are the prospects for LNG-carrier tonne-mile demand to 2020?

This year, 41 new LNG carriers are due for completion and the fleet is on course to hit the 500-ship landmark as early as April. Balancing LNG carrier demand against available cargoes is tricky in an oversupplied market. But will things get better this decade for tonne-mile demand? MSI director Stuart Nicoll speaks to LNG World Shipping. Read more . . .

What are the prospects for LNG-carrier tonne-mile demand to 2020?