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Karen Ng is Lloyd’s List’s Senior Reporter based in Singapore, covering all aspects of shipping in Southeast Asia. She joined us in September 2023 after more than a decade of reporting experience, primarily as a commodities specialist, with stints at S&P Global Commodity Insights covering refined oil products, petrochemicals, and at Fastmarkets covering alloys and base metals. Prior to covering commodities, Karen was a business journalist, covering mergers and acquisitions at Mergermarket. She began her career in business news coverage on Singapore’s Business Times publication.


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Medium-range tanker rates west of Suez to dip on Russia’s diesel export ban — FGE

Estimates predict the volume of diesel lost to the export market will be around 7.3m barrels, while Russia is expected to lift the diesel ban in around 11 days

Tankers and Gas VLCC

Dry bulk owners right to be disappointed

Unwinding congestion and more vessel orders will dampen positive deadweight demand in the dry bulk market, according to Maritime Strategies International

Dry Bulk Ship Management

Rotterdam-Singapore green corridor aims to cut emissions by up to 30% by 2030

MPA, Port of Rotterdam and 20 other partners in the green and digital shipping corridor will work together to cut shipping emissions in line with the IMO’s revised targets

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BRS lowers product tanker earnings forecast on lower product yields

Rising middle distillate demand has pushed up short-term interest for product tankers, but a shortage of supply in feedstock heavy/sour crude could dampen appeal by the beginning of 2024

Tankers and Gas Product tankers

Panama Canal drought to boost MR flows from Far East, says Gibson

Medium-range tankers could be the tanker group most affected if the Panama Canal traffic jam drags on past September. This could spur demand for Asian barrels to the west coast of South America, according to Gibson Shipbrokers

Tankers and Gas Panama

Crude tanker demand to rise on oil shortage, says Jefferies

Crude tanker demand is likely to increase until 2024 driven by rising oil demand and low inventories, according to Jefferies

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