MSI is delighted to have provide input and support to Global Ship Lease (GSL) with the recent publication of their inaugural Environmental Social and Governances (ESG) report. The report can be downloaded in full here: Global Ship Lease ESG report 2020
Listen to MSI’s Regional Director for Asia, David Jordan, Discuss ‘Shipping in the New Normal: Understanding Market Drivers at a Time of Heightened Uncertainty’ here
Qatar’s huge potential LNG carrier order flatters newbuilding orderbooks, but the outlook is far from rosy in the short term, writes Maritime Strategies International director Stuart Nicoll. Read more in Riviera Maritime News
UK consultancy Maritime Strategies International (MSI) warned it is too soon to conclude that the worst is over, despite a summer surge in Pacific business being a welcome boost to earnings. Read more in TradeWinds
Containership time-charter markets have, with few exceptions, experienced a rollercoaster ride since the start of 2020.
After a generally weak start to the year for feeder vessels and a continuation of 2019’s strong markets for mid-size and larger units, the onset of lockdowns drove a correction in vessel earnings.
Daniel Richards, MSI Container analyst, writes- read more here
“On the freight rate side, the apparent disconnect between market performance and aggregated fundamentals reflects the fact that the most relevant supply and demand balances (or imbalances) are at the level of individual trade-lanes…” Daniel Richards, MSI explains further here