Wednesday, June 7, 2023

China Exports Drop More Than Expected, Fueling Growth Risks

(Bloomberg) — Chinese exports fell for the first time in three months in May, adding to risks in the world’s second-largest economy as global demand

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 961

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Opinion: Global Freight Cycle May Have Hit Bottom

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – Global freight volumes show signs of having bottomed out in the first quarter, signalling the industrial cycle may

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 2113

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

US Supply Chain Woes Shift and Persist in 2023

CHICAGO, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. supply chain is healing from early pandemic shocks that sent shipping costs sky rocketing and squeezed supplies

May 17, 2023
Total Views: 1916

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

China Imports Plunge, Export Growth Slows as Recovery Wanes

(Bloomberg) — Chinese imports plunged and export growth slowed in April as the recovery waned, raising concerns about the country’s ability to boost

May 9, 2023
Total Views: 1628

Monday, March 27, 2023
ningbo port congestion

World Bank Warns of ‘Lost Decade’ in Global Growth 

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) – Average potential global economic growth will slump to a three-decade low of 2.2% per year

March 27, 2023
Total Views: 1443

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
ningbo port congestion

IMF Lowers Outlook for Global Economy

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its outlook for the global economy amid high inflation and downside risks on multiple fronts. According to the

October 11, 2022
Total Views: 1001

Thursday, July 30, 2020
port of los angeles
Maritime News

U.S. Economy Crushed by COVID-19 in Second Quarter

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy suffered its biggest blow since the Great Depression in the second quarter as the

July 30, 2020
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
shipping containers stacked

Globalization of the World Economy Hits a Wall

By Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) — For the first time since early 2014, the dollar value of goods imported and exported by the G20 countries actually grew

September 7, 2016
Total Views: 27

Sunday, July 17, 2016
Globalization Trade Map

Brexit Won’t Stop Globalization (or shipping)

by Michael Schuman (Bloomberg) Globalization—that irresistible force that is inevitably, inexorably fueled by large ships—looks to be in retreat.

July 17, 2016
Total Views: 60

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Does Shipping Tell the Real Story of China? You Should Hope Not

By Manisha Jha (Bloomberg) — Investors betting that China’s near- insatiable appetite for industrial raw materials will drive global economic growth

December 10, 2015
Total Views: 5

Saturday, October 15, 2011
container ship containership storm

Global Container Ship Market Weathers the Economic Storm

By Eric Uhlfelder, Barron’s Cargo shippers are in the tank, thanks to slowing global economic growth and oversupplies of dry-bulk ships, which transport

October 15, 2011
Total Views: 49

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Elly Maersk Line shipping containership

MAERSK: Deteriorating global economy putting pressure on shipping industry

Image courtesy Maersk By Flemming Emil Hansen, Dow Jones & Co COPENHAGEN—Shipping and oil company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S warned Wednesday that new

August 17, 2011
Total Views: 23

Monday, July 11, 2011

New Study Bodes Well For Gulf Oil and Gas Industry

Gulf Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Could Support Over 400,000 Jobs Nationwide by 2013 A new study released today by the National Ocean Industries Association

July 11, 2011
Total Views: 4

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Idle Ships Off Singapore Coast

Over the past day or so, there has been an article going around to different news sources about the hundreds of idle ships off the coast of Singapore as

May 14, 2009
Total Views: 69

Thursday, August 21, 2008

London Gateway Project

DP World, a Dubai-government controlled holding company and one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, awarded a £400m contract yesterday to

August 21, 2008
Total Views: 10

Friday, August 8, 2008

How 2008 Olympics Brings Down Ship Freight Rates

In spirit of the 2008 Olympics that kicked off today in Beijing, I came across this interesting article from The Economic Times explaining how this years

August 8, 2008
Total Views: 19

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Are You Missing The Drillship Goldrush?

The shipping industry is currently the most profitable segment of the market with exploratory driling heading the way. The woldfleet of drillships alone will

June 21, 2008
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