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Supply overhang lingers over charter market

With market ascendancy firmly with the charterers, a tendency for flexible and short-term fixtures remains a feature

International Containers

Crude tanker earnings fall amid Opec worries and oversupply

There are around 18 newbuilds to be delivered in the first quarter of 2019, with 10 in January alone

International Tankers and Gas

IRISL vessels drive up idle containership fleet

Three of IRISL’s 14,508 teu newbuilds have joined the idle pool, with the remaining fourth vessel set to join them imminently

Middle East and Africa North America

MSI sees ‘renewed upside’ for box charter market in 2019

MSI says a steady flow of returning tonnage from charter expiries will also keep a lid on charter rates in early 2019

International Containers

Rush to be ‘low-sulphur ready’ could trigger box charter rate surge

Analysts and brokers are forecasting a surge of up to 30% in some sectors

International Containers

VLCC earnings improve with further upside expected

VLCCs sustain uptrend on higher vessel demand across regions, supported by high activity in advance of China’s Golden Week holidays

International Tankers and Gas

Supply overhang casts shadow over boxship charter market

Alphaliner estimates container shipping's idle fleet is set to swell to more than 3% of the total operable fleet by the end of the year

International Containers

Carrier woes weigh on charter market

The idle boxship pool has continued to rise as carriers scale back on capacity

Containers Containers Data Hub

Capesize set for splurge in the second half of the year

Using July 2018 rates as a base, capesize spot rates could touch $45,000 per day at their seasonal peak, Arctic Securities estimates

International Dry Bulk

Rosy charter market clouded by carrier woes

Box lines dealing with a significant rise in operating costs while freight rates offer little support in terms of revenues

Containers Data Hub Containers

Bad weather and oversupply dampen capesize vigour

Rates may fall further, with Chinese demand — a key driver in the capesize sector — likely to remain subdued amid talks of trade conflicts
Australia China

Charter market sentiment stays strong

Rates head north amid fixture frenzy as carriers rush to secure tonnage needs from a dwindling idle fleet

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