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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

Singapore relaxes rules to assist crew changes

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has reduced the 14-day quarantine period to seven days if the crew member comes from Brunei or New Zealand

Singapore Coronavirus

South Africa plans green ship recycling yard

The facility, on the west coast of South Africa, would use a shiplift to transfer vessels into an environmentally friendly decommissioning facility rather than the beaching method, which has been heavily criticised for causing pollution

Ship Recycling South Africa

Southeast Asian dry bulk shipments driving growth

Braemar ACM expects Southeast Asian coal imports to reach 175m tonnes by 2024, which marks a 40% increase on 2019. The brokerage sees continued growth in demand from this part of the world

Dry Bulk Capes

Sri Lanka seeks damages from New Diamond owner

The Sri Lankan Attorney General’s office believes there are sufficient grounds to bring charges against the master of New Diamond on environmental infringements. The government wants to hold the owner of the vessel accountable for all environmental damage and costs relating to firefighting and recovery

Sri Lanka Casualty

Australia-China tensions set alarm bells ringing for dry bulk market

Coal and iron ore might not be spared from Chinese onslaught even though it is difficult for China to source iron ore from elsewhere and its domestically produced ore is of a much lower quality. If coal imports are sourced away from Australia, panamaxes and capesizes are forecast to be the worst-hit segments

Australia China

Salvors complete dive inspection of New Diamond

Sri Lanka’s Marine Environment Protection Authority has carried out hull inspections of the vessel, which has been assessed pollution-free and ready to be towed

Sri Lanka Tankers and Gas
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