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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

Indonesia probes suspected illegal Iran oil transfers

Coastguard says the tankers are suspected of several violations, including not displaying national flags, shutting off their Automatic Identification System signals, anchoring illegally and spilling oil. The vessels are being escorted to Batam for further investigation

Indonesia Tankers and Gas

Tropical storm triggers Port Hedland shutdown

The Pilbara Ports Authority has started clearing the anchorages of Port Hedland of large vessels and has directed all ships to sail and clear the inner anchorages

Australia Dry Bulk

VLGC rates steady despite Panama Canal rule change, fleet issues

Vessels coming off service and going into the yard will continue to play a supportive role for freight rates as some 70 VLGCs still need to undergo dry dockings in the next 12 months, Poten forecasts

International Tankers and Gas

Over 60 bulkers caught in China–Australia coal standoff

While some cargoes have been diverted, most of the vessels have been waiting in Chinese anchorage since June last year, with September and October other notable months for delays, Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows 

Dry Bulk Australia

Rio Tinto sees Chinese policies supportive of commodity demand

The Anglo–Australian company expects to ship between 325m to 340m tonnes of iron ore from Australia in 2021. Yet, it continues to face uncertainty about how the pandemic will impact projects in its iron ore business

Australia China

Crime at sea across Asia increases by almost a fifth

At least 30 incidents occurred in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Traffic Separation Scheme, two incidents in the precautionary area in the Singapore Strait, one incident in the westbound lane of the TSS and one incident just outside of the TSS

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