Tuesday, September 21, 2021
bulk ship
Environment

New ‘Green’ Technology Shipping ETF Gives Investors Access to Maritime’s Decarbonization Transition

The founder of the stock market’s only freight futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused exclusively on the dry bulk shipping sector has launched the world’s first “green” technology shipping ETF. ETF...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 633

Thursday, September 16, 2021
singapore
Finance

Marine Money Experts Warn Against New Ship Capacity As Prices Surge

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Shipowners and financiers should avoid sinking money into new container vessels despite a global crunch because record orders have driven up prices, according to industry insiders....

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 1387

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
oil tanker loading
Shipping

‘The Big Short’ Investor Buys Into Shipping

A new SEC filing shows that the Scion Asset Management, the private investment firm founded and led by famed investor Dr. Michael Burry, purchased about $10.5 million worth shipping stocks...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 7568

Thursday, May 6, 2021
bulk carrier underway
Shipping

Red Hot Dry Bulk Shipping ETF Marks Performance Milestone

The red hot dry bulk shipping ETF Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (NYSE Arca: BDRY) surpassed the $100 million in assets under management milestone after a roaring start to 2021....

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 2800

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
ship emissions
Shipping

Top Japanese Lenders Join Shipping Industry Scheme to Cut Carbon

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) – Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the sector...

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 419

Friday, January 29, 2021
CTRM Delisting Fox News
Blog

Castor Maritime Stock Gets Delisted By Robinhood Alongside Gamestop

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday we wrote that shares of the offshore drillship company Transocean ($RIG) were surging on retail investor interest in highly shorted companies like Gamestock. Later in...

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 22385

Monday, November 30, 2020
brexit port
News

S&P Global to Buy IHS Markit for $44 Billion in 2020’s Biggest Merger

By Noor Zainab Hussain (Reuters) – Data giant S&P Global Inc has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd in a deal worth $44 billion that will be 2020’s biggest merger,...

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 1148

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Blog

WATCH: Marine Finance And The Power Of Dumb Questions

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In our article “THIS IS NOT A DRILL”  we sounded the alarm on the failure of the US Merchant Marine. We followed that article with...

September 20, 2020
Total Views: 100

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Soeren Skou, CEO Maersk
Finance

Maersk Forecasts A Return To Pre-COVID Container Demand In 2021

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk on Wednesday issued full-year earnings guidance above its forecast at the beginning of the year and said it expects demand for moving...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Maritime News

Carnival Corporation Downgraded to Junk Status

June 23 (Reuters) – Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday downgraded bonds of Carnival Corp to junk status, forecasting continued weak demand for the cruise industry hammered by the...

June 23, 2020
Total Views: 49

Friday, May 15, 2020
Deepwater Champion Drillship
Finance

Transocean Is The Decade’s Biggest Loser

With COVID19 wreaking havoc in the stock market, you might think that travel or tourism stock might be the biggest losers of the past decade. But, according to a new...

May 15, 2020
Total Views: 1090

Thursday, January 30, 2020
container ship
Maritime News

Credit Suisse, Others Back Initiative to Factor CO2 Cuts into Shipping Finance

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and French public investment bank Bpifrance are the latest lenders to join an initiative to link provision of...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 4

Monday, July 8, 2019
offshore support vessels
Offshore

DP World Hires Banks for $1 Billion Bond

By Archana Narayanan and Alaa Shahine (Bloomberg) –DP World Plc is hiring banks to raise about $1 billion of bonds to finance the acquisition of Topaz Energy & Marine Plc,...

July 8, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Ship and Marine Finance Image
Maritime News

Hedge Funds Hunt for Shipping Debt in New Market Push

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – A growing number of hedge funds are moving into shipping debt, an asset class few have invested in before,...

February 20, 2019
Total Views: 19

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Maritime News

U.S. Fund Manager to Launch First ETF for Shipping Futures

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) – U.S.-based fund manager Breakwave Advisors is launching the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) focusing on freight futures, reflecting growing investor interest...

March 8, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, February 15, 2018
general cargo bulk ship
Maritime News

Hedge Funds Hook Shipping Stocks Grappling for Recovery

By Maiya Keidan and Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Shipping stocks may still be in the doldrums in the view of many investors, but hedge funds have bet...

February 15, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
loaded containership
News

Norway Wealth Fund Dumps Shipping Investments, Others on Ethics Grounds

By Jonas Bergman (Bloomberg) — Norway’s wealth fund dumped a series of companies involved in making nuclear weapons and excluded others based on human rights concerns as the $1.1 trillion...

January 16, 2018
Total Views: 4

Monday, May 22, 2017
CMA CGM mega sized containership M/V Benjamin Franklin
Maritime News

APL Turnaround Boosts CMA CGM Q1 Profits

  By Gavin van Marle (TheLoadStar) A dramatic turnaround in the fortunes of recently acquired APL helped French carrier CMA CGM offset a slight decline in revenue and volumes in the first...

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 4

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Finance

Bankrupt: Singapore’s Ezra Holdings Files Chapter 11

by Tom Hals (Bloomberg) Oilfield services firm Ezra Holdings Ltd (EZRA.SI) of Singapore filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Saturday, blaming a prolonged slump in the energy industry. The...

March 18, 2017
Total Views: 17

Thursday, March 16, 2017
MSC Containership docked in the port of Miami
Finance

Finally Some Good News For Containership Owners

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Brokers are reporting good news for embattled containership owners this week in the container charter market, with a big rise in enquiries and improving daily hire...

March 16, 2017
Total Views: 86