Tonnage providers opt for time-charters in anticipation of increasing asset values as freight rates projected to recover from the virus crisis. Read more in TradeWinds
Today, the Maersk Semarang has a fair market value of around $26.3m, according to forecasting platform MSI Horizon, which suggests that Zodiac will making a handsome profit on the sale…’ Read more in TradeWinds
Shippers are squealing, ports are creaking and box-building is booming, but owners of small and large ships are sitting pretty, says Daniel Richards, Maritime Strategies International. Read more in Splash!
The shipowning and finance side of the container industry on the one hand, and the liner and logistics side on the other, operate generally in isolation…. MSI Senior Container analyst Dan Richards writes in The Loadstar
Global trade of commodities such as iron ore, coal and grains stands to grow by 7%, offsetting a 2% decline in 2020, according to UK-based Maritime Strategies International (MSI). Read more in TradeWinds
The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing uncertainties to create a perfect storm for the shipbuilding markets. Read more about MSI’s new Low Case Scenario, allowing users to navigate how the future could look.
‘A key takeaway is the potential benefit for reefer trades: there will likely be boosts to trade for certain agricultural products, which is a key source of growth within intra-Asia container trades,’ said Maritime Strategies International analyst Daniel Richards. Read more here
During this session, Maritime Strategies International senior offshore analyst Dr Ferenc Pasztor outlined the current status and outlook for green fuels in the European shipping industry. Read more here
Speaking from London at the sister seminar, MSI managing director Dr Adam Kent cautioned against predictions that the recovery from the pandemic will mirror that from the global financial crisis in 2007-2008. Read more here
An intra-Asian trade pact, likely to be ratified next year, will cut or eliminate tariffs, harmonize rules of origin regulations, and deepen regional supply chains. Read more in JOC