Barry Parker

Friday, March 31, 2023

IMO Moving Towards Agreements on Decarbonization

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) upcoming environmental meeting, MEPC 80, is now three months away. It

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Monday, March 27, 2023
container ship

CMA Shipping 2023: Liner Shipping’s Commercial and Data-Driven Future

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – On Day 3 of the Connecticut Maritime Association’s well-attended Shipping 2023 conference, the Liner Shipping panel

March 27, 2023
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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Earnings Season: Big Tankers Rake In Big Bucks

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The listed companies running the big fleet of tankers have now reported earnings for 2022’s Q4. As last year ended, the

March 1, 2023
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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Offshore Wind’s Jones Act Supply Chain Getting into Gear

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Capital Link’s Jones Act webinar on Offshore Wind, moderated by lawyer Winston & Strawn’s Charlie Papavizas,

February 28, 2023
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Thursday, February 23, 2023

HACC NACC Conference: Geopolitics Meets Supply Chains

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The February 2023 Hellenic American / Norwegian American conference (“HACC / NACC”, referring to the two Chambers of

February 23, 2023
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Friday, February 17, 2023

Product Tankers Hitting It Out of the Park

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – February 5th, when the price caps on Russian refined products kicked in, was a pivotal day for the MR and LR1 tanker

February 17, 2023
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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII): Prepare for Some Fine-Tuning

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Though the meetings of the International Maritime Organization’s IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC)

February 14, 2023
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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Euronav: The Analyst View

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – While the take-over battle surrounding tanker behemoth Euronav (NYSE: “EURN”) has dominated reports on the company, the

February 2, 2023
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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

MEPC 79: Moving Ahead on GHG Reductions, Green Corridors and Onboard Carbon Capture

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s MEPC79 sessions continued Tuesday with an eventful Day 2 of its week-long

December 14, 2022
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Monday, December 12, 2022

MEPC 79: IMO Working Group Talks About Fuel Consumption Data, and Who Can See It

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC), the part of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) dealing

December 12, 2022
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Thursday, December 8, 2022
ship emissions

Incentivizing New Fuels: Drybulk Ship Owners Share Their Ideas

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Next week will see the Marine Environmental Protection Committee’s “MEPC79” meetings occurring in-person at the

December 8, 2022
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Floating Rickhouses: Bourbon Meets Barging

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – With the big Workboat show coming up in New Orleans this week, gCaptain is taking a look a unique maritime business, of

November 28, 2022
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Wednesday, November 23, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

CII at the IMO: All Eyes on Shipping’s New Carbon Intensity Index

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – With the upcoming International Maritime Organization (IMO) environmental committee meeting now a scant three weeks away, a

November 23, 2022
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

MEPC79 Preview: What to Expect at the IMO’s Upcoming Marine Environmental Protection Committee Meeting

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The next meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC),

November 16, 2022
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Tuesday, November 8, 2022
vlcc tanker

Listed Tanker Owners Spreading the Wealth Around

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Tanker companies reporting their Q3 2022 results are enjoying vast amounts of wealth and, importantly, they are sharing

November 8, 2022
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Scorpio Tankers Scores a Homerun as Product Tankers Hit It Out of The Park

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Tanker stocks have been among the biggest gainers this year, propelled by the recovery in demand following the pandemic, the

November 1, 2022
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Friday, October 21, 2022

Building Green Corridors for Shipping Will Take Teamwork

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Green Corridors, conceived a year ago through the Clydebank Declaration at COP26 taking place along the banks of the River

October 21, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
oil tanker

Tanker Trials and Tribulations: Longer Voyages, Secret Trades, Sanctions and Price Caps

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – A recent Substack article in the “Misadventures in Shipping” series by analyst Edward Finley-Richardson notes that oil

October 4, 2022
Total Views: 1690

Thursday, September 29, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

Shipping’s Decarbonization Voyage: Big Money Needs and Uncertain Technologies

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Capital Link’s Maritime Forum last week covered a wide range of shipping topics, ranging from supply chain issues to

September 29, 2022
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Wednesday, September 28, 2022
lng ship bunkering in fog

Shipping Spotlight Turns to LNG

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – In a landscape where each shipping sector is taking its turn in the spotlight, Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) tankers have been

September 28, 2022
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