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Inderpreet Walia

Dry Bulk Reporter


Inderpreet covers all vessel sizes in the dry bulk market ranging from valemaxes to handies. She writes analytical reports and market commentaries as well as annual and quarterly outlook, supply analysis, demand assessment and freight market coverage for Lloyd’s List. She has a keen interest in uncovering topics which impact the shipping industry.

Inderpreet contributes to the monthly magazine, The Intelligence and is also involved in other flagship projects like Lloyd’s List Top 100.

She also provides our in-depth coverage on Indian shipping industry and port-related developments in the nation.

Prior to joining Lloyd’s List, Inderpreet was a research analyst with Drewry Maritime Services covering the dry bulk market. She managed and authored Drewry’s flagship publications - Shipping Insight and Dry Bulk Forecaster. She has also been a member of the team advising on vessel valuations and port feasibility studies.

Inderpreet has a master’s degree in economics with a specialisation in international trade and is well versed with analytical platforms like SPSS and SAS.

Originally from India, Inderpreet relocated to Singapore in 2015 as she thought it would be nicer to count the capesizes while stuck in traffic.

When she’s not writing or tracking vessel movements, you can find her rolling through the town which offers plenty of food or revel in dancing to the beats of Bollywood songs.

Latest From Inderpreet Walia

Will increased LNG demand mean the death of coal trade?

Yet, a 5% decline in thermal coal equates to just over 1% of total dry bulk demand, stifel analyst Benjamin Nolan estimates 

International Dry Bulk

Indonesian coal cargoes boost supramax rates

Average daily earnings have almost doubled since the beginning of the year on two routes to Indonesia that contribute to the Baltic Supramax Index

Dry Bulk Ultra and supras

VLGC earnings fall amid weak US–Asia arbitrage

Despite traders attempting to pry open the US–Asia arbitrage, prospects for the forthcoming months have seen netbacks edging closer to cancellation levels

Tankers and Gas LPG

Precious Shipping's Hashim sees bumpy ride to recovery in the dry bulk market

Any small change in demand or supply in the dry bulk markets will have a disproportionate impact on the Baltic Dry Index and profitability, according to Precious Shipping managing director Khalid Hashim

Thailand Dry Bulk

Two vessels run aground in Singapore Strait

No injuries have been reported, but the cause of the incident is still unknown

Singapore Casualty

Capesize rates held back by limited Brazil shipments

Braemar ACM analyst Nick Ristic warns of further erosion in freight rates because of vessel oversupply

International Dry Bulk
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