Topic: Markets

Covid-19 drives up ship operating costs

Vessel operating costs have risen at their fastest pace in over a decade this year due to higher insurance cover premiums and Covid-19 related expenses. Yet, they are expected to moderate in subsequent years as...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Roll Group enters Russian market

Roll Group has expanded its commercial network with the appointment of TMBC Logistics as the commercial agent for RollDock Shipping in Russia. With the corporation, the heavy transport shipping company wants to improve its position...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

When will MSC pass Maersk?

The question no longer seems to be whether MSC will overtake Maersk as the largest container line, but when. Danish Sea-Intelligence believes that this moment is not far away.Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Charter rates continue upward trend

The charter rates for multipurpose vessels continue to crawl back up from the low levels of June and July this year. Toepfer’s Multipurpose Shipping Index for October shows an increase of 70 dollars to an...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

BIMCO: Sharp rebound in shipping unlikely

At the Project Cargo Summit, taking place on 23 and 24 September, Peter Sand of BIMCO presented his outlook for project cargo, heavy lift and breakbulk shipping. He sees ‘an industry under pressure’. Yet, there...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk