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Latest data shows how bad 2016 was for new ship orders
Infographic: China's appetite for European and US-built cars slows

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Mystery investor Kalani Investments is back for another round of profitable ‘middle man’ sales of discounted DryShips shares to public traders.
Regulations to reduce air pollution and eliminate invasive species in ballast water could remove enough tanker capacity to boost rates by 2018, according to McQuilling Services.
2017 renewal has been characterised both by the continuing loyalty of members and robust negotiation, says Thomas Miller's Hugo Wynn Williams.
Major P&I clubs not imposing a general increase this year. Tough negotiations reported with shipowners despite no increase and premium returns.
“We tell them we can look closely at service development and improvement but don’t squeeze us on the rate," Gerry Yim, CEO, HPH Trust.
Yim tells Fairplay that Hong Kong is not at risk of losing services when the new alliance structures take effect in April, but that the split of business within the port itself could be adjusted.
The increase in the number of LNG (liquefied natural gas) importing and exporting countries, coupled with price uncertainty, will continue to amplify the complexity of seaborne LNG trades.
Weakning demand from Japan and South Korea sees LNG imports falls but India and China are set to increase

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COMMENTARY

OPEC Secretary-General Mohamed Sanusi Barkindo told delegates at International Petroleum Week in London that the oil industry cannot afford to see investment levels fall for a third year in a row.
ESPO and FEPORT take on European Parliament decision seems to imply that they feel the shipping industry has not yet fully grasped the urgency with which it needs to deal with its emissions problem.
Automation and innovation in shipping will become a reality, whether we like it or not. But workers will fight for their jobs, as seen in the threatened Spanish dockers strike.
The maritime industry has still has some way to go in digital innovation.

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