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Daily Briefing 12 July, 2017

Tui offloads remaining Hapag-Lloyd stake

Transaction took place via an open market block trade
Europe Germany Hapag Lloyd

Potential Opec curbs on Libya and Nigeria threaten crude tankers

The two African countries account for bulk of Opec’s oil supply growth, and suezmax and aframax demand

Suez and Aframax Tankers and Gas Market Insight

Why the G20 talks matter to shipping

Leaders pledge to eliminate the use of CO2-emitting fossil fuels from energy and transport despite the US withdrawal from UN climate agreement

Europe Finance Regulation

VLCC spot rates start week on a solid note

Middle East to Japan route rises 21% on week to above $22,500 per day

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa North America

Supply growth forecast to moderate in dry bulk and containership sectors

But the tankers segment could see a substantial rise in capacity, says Moody's
International Containers Dry Bulk

Spot rates hold firm post GRI

Renewed market confidence points to bumper peak season, but rates could come under pressure in the latter stages of the year
Asia Pacific Europe North America

August US imports could hit record high as retailers stock up

Forecasts attributed to back-to-school buying and subsequent holiday season stocking up
North America United States Containers

LNG bunkering alliance ropes in first Chinese port

Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan, Port of Marseille Fos and Port of Vancouver are new members of LNG bunkering focus group

Asia Pacific International Tankers and Gas

Supramax rates show few signs of reversing their decline

But newbuilding market remains active, with eight new orders this week

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa Dry Bulk

Bourbon joins bid to build world's first autonomous OSV

French marine offshore services outfit will provide detailed input to the development and design 
Europe Norway Technology and Innovation


Daily Briefing 12 July 2017






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