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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
maersk container

Maersk Line: Asia-Europe Container Shipping Unprofitable at Current Rates

Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, said the industry needs to raise prices by as much as

January 15, 2013
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VLCC Rates Fall as Ships Compete for Fewer Available Cargos

The surplus of the largest oil tankers available for loading in the Middle East rebounded from a six-week low, according to a Bloomberg News survey. There are

January 15, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
lng carrier tanker shutterstock

Day Rates for LNG Carriers Are on the Rise

Rates to ship liquefied natural gas are gaining as the gap between prices in Europe and Asia is set to widen throughout the winter. A vessel was booked for

January 10, 2013
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013
norden panamax dry cargo deck grab coal

Norden Positioned to Capitalize on Lower Dry Bulk Freight Rates

D/S Norden AS, Europe’s biggest commodity-shipping company, is betting that transport rates will continue to slump this year, a wager that will help it

January 8, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
Baltic Dry Index Turns Black, and Capesize Owners Are Still Eating Ramen Noodles

Baltic Dry Index Turns Black, and Capesize Owners Are Still Eating Ramen Noodles

The Baltic Dry Index, a measure of commodity shipping costs, rose for the first time since November, lifted by gains for the largest vessels as miners sought

January 3, 2013
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
savoie vlcc euronav

Earnings for Supertankers Fall as Holiday Season Curbs Vessel Demand

Returns for the biggest oil tankers hauling Middle East crude to Asia, the industry’s benchmark route, fell for a fourth session as the year-end holiday

January 2, 2013
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2013 May Spawn a New Breed of “Zombie” Shipping Companies

Earnings for ships that haul liquefied gases, cars and oil products are most likely to recover this year amid a continued glut of merchant vessels that may

January 2, 2013
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Investors Optimistic on Rising Freight Rates, Maersk Shares Rally

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, rose the most in six weeks in Copenhagen trading on bets a deal on the U.S. budget

January 2, 2013
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
NOL Receives Six 10,000 TEU Containerships, Posts First Quarterly Profit Since 2010

NOL Receives Six 10,000 TEU Containerships, Posts First Quarterly Profit Since 2010

(Bloomberg) — Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. said its container-shipping arm, Asia’s third-biggest, had the first quarterly profit since 2010 because of

August 8, 2012
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
oocl orient overseas container line

Orient Overseas Container Line Fights their Way Back to Black

HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to raise rates again for container shipments for the north-Europe-to-Asia route

May 17, 2012
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Jinhui Shipping & Transportation Ltd. (JIN.OS)

Jinhui Shipping Winces Under Low Freight Rates and Demand, Shares Down Over 10%

Norway-listed Jinhui Shipping & Transportation Ltd. (JIN.OS), a ship owner, charter and investment company, Tuesday warned that it expects to record a

May 8, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012
ship freight rates

A Crazy Roller Coaster Ride…Importers and Exporters May See Doubled Freight Rates by 2015

-By Can Fidan, MTS Logistics As we all know, the current situation in the shipping world is that there is a large lack of demand against the current overall

May 7, 2012
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Friday, May 4, 2012
Chicago Express Hapag Lloyd containership

Ship Photo of the Day: Hapag-Lloyd Bumps Up Freight Rates

FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)–German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd said Friday it has increased freight rates for all cargo and container types between Europe and

May 4, 2012
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
shipbreaking chittagong Naquib Hossain

Baltic Dry Index Could Be Supported with Scrapping of 50 Million Deadweight Tons

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The Baltic Dry Index, the bellwether gauge of rates for ship dry commodities including grains, iron ore and coal, will likely find

May 2, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
Orient Overseas Container lines sydney

Orient Overseas Plans to Raise Rates Between Asia and Australia

HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to raise rates for container shipments between Asia and Australia from April 15,

March 15, 2012
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Friday, February 24, 2012
Maersk Kwangyang

Maersk Line Increases Asia-Europe Frieght Rates By $400 Per Container

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish oil and shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) confirmed Friday that its container shipping arm Maersk Line

February 24, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
VLCC Ovatella crude oil tanker frontline

Crude Tanker Markets Supported by Demand, Clean Products Slow as Holiday Approaches

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude-tanker markets may stay supported on the back of healthy demand in the coming week, though upside is limited, as

December 13, 2011
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Newbuild Deliveries Of Panamax Vessels Seen in 2013 – Analyst

Newbuild Deliveries Of Panamax Vessels Seen in 2013 – Analyst

GENEVA (Dow Jones)–The newbuild delivery of panamax vessels is expected to continue well into 2013, keeping a lid on sea-borne freight rates, Tom Cutler,

November 16, 2011
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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Front Shanghai Frontline Tankers VLCC Crude oil tanker

Huge Jump in Freight Rates for Arabian Gulf Crude Oil Tankers

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The shipping costs for Very Large Crude Carriers, or VLCCs, traveling from the Arabian Gulf soared this week, supported by a tight

November 10, 2011
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Frontline Crude Oil Tankers VLCC

ASIA TANKER: Crude Tanker Markets May Improve Due to Increased Demand

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude tanker markets may see continued support in the coming week due to healthy demand, while improving gasoil demand

November 8, 2011
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