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Daily Briefing 15 June, 2017

Qatar geopolitical spat weighs on Middle East bulker trade


Qatar geopolitical spat weighs on Middle East bulker trade

Several dry bulk long-term contracts terminated in the Middle East region
Middle East and Africa Dry Bulk Political and Trade

Bulker orders hit highest level in 14 months

Despite industry calls to limit newbuildings amid a still fragile market recovery, orders are trickling in 

Dry Bulk Shipbuilding Ship Recycling

Slowdown in scrapping threatens charter rate recovery

Classic panamax recovery relies on continued demolition
Asia Pacific Europe Containers

Jefferies raises box line outlook

Higher freight rates and better capacity management will see return to profitability
Europe Denmark Germany

Spanish dockers launch 48-hour strike action

Unions ignore pleas from employers to return to the negotiating table, bringing Spain’s ports to a standstill 

Ports and Logistics Containers Europe

China Merchants Group to help merge province's ports

Group tasked by provincial government to manage the future Liaoning Port Group
Asia Pacific China China Merchants Group

Tilbury begins expansion consultation

Ro-ro and dry bulk terminal planned for former power station site
Ports and Logistics Containers Roro

Yang Ming increases stake in dry bulk unit

Move to help Kuang Ming Shipping improve its financial structure
Dry Bulk Finance Containers

Dorian LPG sees silver lining in shrinking income

Dorian LPG sees freight market improvement
Tankers and Gas LPG Dorian Lpg

Rising suicide rates among seafarers linked to internet usage

Seafarers have second riskiest occupation after veterinarians
Asia Pacific Singapore Casualty



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Daily Briefing 15 June 2017

Qatar geopolitical spat weighs on Middle East bulker trade while bulker orders hit highest level in 14 months





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