ship finance

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

UBS Likely to Shrink Credit Suisse’s $10 Billion Shipping Portfolio -Report

March 22 (Reuters) – UBS Group AG will likely shrink Credit Suisse Group’s $10 billion shipping portfolio that it inherited as part of its

March 22, 2023
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Friday, December 16, 2022

Most Shipping Banks Fall Short of IMO’s Climate Ambition -Report

Out of the more than two dozen international banks that have reported emissions data of their ship finance portfolios, only seven are aligned with the

December 16, 2022
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Friday, June 24, 2022
tanker in new york harbor

Marine Money Week: The New Tech Visage of Ship Finance

ESG (Environment-Social-Governance) considerations are tied integrally into shipping finance. For example, the costs of vessel loans (and soon, maritime hull

June 24, 2022
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Thursday, June 23, 2022
Jim Lawrence at Marine Money Week 2022

Geopolitical Worry Builds Alongside Shipping Profits At Marine Money Week

By John Konrad (gCaptain) At the intersection of big banking and big shipping is Marine Money Week 2022, an annual event in Manhattan that hosts executives

June 23, 2022
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container ship at sea

Marine Money Week: Back in Force After Three-Year Hiatus

After a three year hiatus, the signature Marine Money event, at New York’s Pierre Hotel, began with a great line-up of presentations from companies and

June 23, 2022
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Friday, April 15, 2022

Shipping Finance Panel and Then a Tanker Mega-Merger Announcement

Ship finance, a topic of paramount importance at the executive level, was the subject of multiple panels at last month’s Connecticut Maritime Association

April 15, 2022
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Wednesday, January 5, 2022
container ship

Seaspan Completes Full Financing for 70-Vessel Newbuild Program

Containership owner and operator Seaspan Corporation says it has completed full financing for its 70-vessel newbuild program. The final $1.4 billion in

January 5, 2022
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Shipping Industry Faces ESG Heat from Lenders

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Banks are demanding much stricter environmental criteria when financing shipping companies as

October 19, 2021
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Monday, October 18, 2021

CMA Shipping Finance Panel: Steaming Towards the ‘Good Side’

Perhaps the best quote of the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) conference sessions covering maritime finance came from one of the panels, with the catchy

October 18, 2021
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Japanese Banks Sign The Poseidon Principles

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide

March 17, 2021
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Thursday, December 17, 2020
ships in port

Investor EnTrust Global Turns Sights to Green Shipping Assets

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – U.S. investment company EnTrust Global, already a player in shipping finance, aims to buy ships

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 577

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
cargo ship

Shipping Lenders Fall Short of Sector’s Carbon Targets

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Many of the world’s biggest lenders to shipping companies fell short of carbon-cutting

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 1589

Thursday, August 22, 2019
container ship
Maritime News

Citigroup’s New Shipping Finance Chairman to Deepen Environmental Focus

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Citigroup’s veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank’s

August 22, 2019
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
containership sailing
Maritime News

Banks With $100 Billion in Shipping Loans Get Strict on Climate

(Bloomberg) –A group of financiers with $100 billion of loans to shipowners are about to get stricter on the kinds of vessels they’ll finance as part

June 18, 2019
Total Views: 485

Monday, June 18, 2018
cargo ship
Maritime News

Deutsche Bank Said to Offload $1 Billion Ship Loan Portfolio

By Arno Schuetze and Jonathan Saul FRANKFURT/LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank has found a buyer for the bulk of its bad ship loans as it seeks

June 18, 2018
Total Views: 497

Friday, June 15, 2018
Trade routes of Rinko Corp
Maritime News

Tiny Japan Shipping Shares Jump On North Korea Detente Hopes

by Yoshiyuki Osada (Reuters) – Shares of small Japanese shippers jumped this week after the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 360

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
cargo ship at sea
Maritime News

State Owners Sell Germany’s HSH Nordbank, Once the World’s Largest Shipping Bank, to Buyout Groups

By Arno Schuetze and Jan Schwartz HAMBURG, Feb 28 (Reuters) – A consortium of buyout groups will pay around a billion euros for Germany’s HSH

February 28, 2018
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Monday, October 30, 2017

HSH Nordbank Privatization Attracts Private Equity Offers -Sources

FRANKFURT, Oct 29 (Reuters) – The owners of Germany’s HSH Nordbank received binding offers from private equity groups Apollo, Cerberus and J.C.

October 30, 2017
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Monday, July 24, 2017
cargo bulk ship

European Banks Struggle to Solve Toxic Shipping Debt Problem

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) – Dutch shipowner Vroon is finding talks with banks tough going as it tries to navigate a way out of a long

July 24, 2017
Total Views: 73

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Maritime News

Commerzbank Moves Closer to Shedding Toxic Ship Loans

FRANKFURT, June 1 (Reuters) – Commerzbank AG on Thursday announced significant steps in its effort to shed its 4.5 billion euro ($5.05 billion) portfolio

June 1, 2017
Total Views: 551