Australian mine extension plans are good news for Panamax bulkers says MSI’s Will Fray Read more
Month: July 2019
The increasingly connected OSV
MSI’s Dr Ferenc Pasztor thinks dual-fuel OSVs could be ordered in niche opportunities, such as when the charterer has gas resources of its own. “It really will depend on what happens after the start of IMO 2020 because of the additional capex”, says Dr Pasztor. Read more
Fate of the idle fleet will shape OSV market’s recovery
MSI’s Ferenc Pasztor on the implications of oil price and OSV scrapping activity, published in OSJ. Read more here
DP World plots consolidation path with acquisition of Topaz
MSI’s James Frew on the acquisition of Topaz Energy and Marine, published in offshore support Read more
The consequences for shipping markets of a major shift in energy consumption away from hydrocarbons and towards renewables and biofuels is the subject of a report prepared by MSI on behalf of the European Climate Foundation. MSI’s shipping market modelling systems were used to analyse how global fossil fuel demand reductions could alter inter-regional commodity trade flows and the associated shift in required shipping capacity, industry earnings and asset prices, across all segments of the shipping industry. The full report can be downloaded here and a shorter Executive Summary here.
New Offshore Report: Field Development Activity
MSI has published the first edition of its Field Development Activity Report. The FDA is a new quarterly publication that includes sub-sector overviews, competitive positioning analysis and regional outlooks for key offshore sectors including subsea, pipelay and floating production systems. Please click here for further information.
World Boxship Fleet Update: Calm before the storm?
Box ship operators have held back from ordering in large numbers this year. But speculation is mounting that more orders are on the way as smaller lines try to stay relevant. MSI comments on the outlook. Read more