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From containers to tankers, from ship owning to ship management, market forces continue to incentivise mergers and acquisitions

HSH Nordbank confirms feedership loan sale

Bank sells JR Shipping debts to UK-based fund ahead of privatisation

Europe Germany Containers

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Hot Topics :: Consolidation

Clarksons gains foothold in Spain

The outfit will be folded into Clarksons’ Specialised Products and Petrochemical Gases divisions

Tankers and Gas Consolidation

EU competition regulator warns shipping that consolidation can only go so far

Remedies to distortions to competition from future mergers may not be sufficient in the future, says the director for transport at DG Competition

EU Consolidation

DP World to be delisted from Dubai stock exchange

Nasdaq Dubai-listed port operator DP World will return to private ownership as parent company Dubai World seeks to reduce sizeable debt

Containers Consolidation

Yard Talk | No end to state subsidy seen

Shipbuilding nations advocating market-based rules, such as Japan, have been disappointed by continuing government handouts from competitors, but the frustration is unlikely to go away anytime soon

CSSC Shipbuilding

Pacific Radiance rescue talks stall

The unnamed firm is one of the interested parties that had previously expressed interest in extending debt financing to Pacific Radiance

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

Shanghai port to buy stake in Ningbo-Zhoushan

Two harbours, both located in the Yangtze Delta Region, a key economic powerhouse in China, have been competing heavily with each other especially on the container cargo side

Asia Pacific Containers

China Merchants restructures Sinotrans Shipping

Sinotrans Shipping runs a dry bulker fleet of 75 ships with 5.8m dwt in capacity, while also having a stake in five Arctic LNG carriers co-invested in with state-owned China LNG and Prokopiou-controlled Dynagas

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Zeamarine to clarify fleet status

‘We will finalise decisions this week or next week and tell people what is going on,’ says company spokesman

Germany Offshore

Economou sees Signal alliance as game-changer for tanker pool

Signal’s management track record could deliver spot rates of as much as $4,000 per day more than industry averages in the aframax sector, according to Mr Economou. But that was in a low market. In a good market, the differential could rise sharply

Consolidation Ship Management
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