Industry leader: Adam Kent, Managing Director, Maritime Strategies International

Dr Adam Kent joined Maritime Strategies International (MSI), where he is now managing director, in the early 2000s as an analyst and was instantly hooked on both shipping and market analysis. Read more about the man at the helm of MSI here in Riviera’s industry leader piece

Industry leader: Adam Kent, Managing Director, Maritime Strategies International

IMO 2020 – lower sulphur means higher freight rates

‘From our discussions with Maritime Strategies International (MSI) and other active participants in the freight market, we now expect a higher uptake of scrubbers. We estimate that 20-25% of the larger Capesize vessels will have scrubbers fitted by end 2020. For the mid-size Panamax vessels, the uptake is lower at 5%.’  Read more

IMO 2020 – lower sulphur means higher freight rates