Niklas Carlen talks about the defining characteristics of ‘break bulk’ in the American Shipper. Read more
The introduction of new IMO 2020 low-sulfur fuels and blanked sailings will dominate container markets in the fourth quarter, according to one leading analyst. Read more
“We’re really anticipating a change in dynamics for the dry bulk market,” David Jordan, regional director Asia for MSI, tells Seatrade Maritime News in an interview at Marine Money – Singapore Read more
Over the course of the next five years, we will see an uplift in contracting increasing by 24% versus the last five years, MSI director Dr. Adam Kent predicts Read more
There may be issues with oversupply in Indonesia, but Myanmar and Brunei could offer real incremental activity for OSV owners, according to MSI’s Gregory Brown Read more
MSI maintains a broadly positive outlook for large oil tankers, but the overall effect of higher oil prices on the global economy is negative, writes Tim Smith.
The Asia-to-Europe container trade has been struggling under the weight of excess capacity and global trading uncertainty through most of 2019. With a slew of blanked sailings announced and the introduction of IMO 2020 low-sulfur fuels expected to take capacity out of the market, do container-line executives have cause to hope that rates might stop falling? Read more
Restocking of iron ore in China likely to be a factor, according to MSI’s Will Fray. Read More