Greg Miller

Greg Miller has served as the senior commerce editor of IHS Fairplay since 2015, and as Americas editor since 2004. He specialises in coverage of US-listed shipping companies, shipping finance, energy commodity transport, executive profiles, and banking and legal issues. Prior to joining IHS, he was the senior editor of Cruise Industry News for seven years and the editor in chief of the Virgin Islands Business Journal for five years. He graduated from Cornell University in 1990.

The first quarter of this year was the second worst quarter on record for marine syndicated loans, according to data from Dealogic.

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Five months after raising funds in its ‘blank cheque’ offering, Saverys family-backed Hunter Maritime has agreed to purchase its initial fleet of five Capesizes.
Frontline CEO John Fredriksen
Following its recent court defeat in New York, John Fredriksen-led Frontline has doggedly renewed its unsolicited bid for NYSE-listed tanker company DHT Holdings.
An eleventh-hour legal bid by John Fredriksen’s Frontline to halt DHT’s fleet purchase from the BW Group has failed, and the delivery of BW’s tankers has begun.
John Fredriksen has not given up on buying DHT after all. His tanker company Frontline is seeking an emergency restraining order in New York to temporarily halt DHT’s fleet purchase from the BW Group.
Scorpio's Robert Bugbee
Publicly traded dry bulk owners have been on a massive vessel-buying spree, so why has Scorpio Bulkers just done the opposite and sold off two modern, fuel-efficient vessels?
VLCC
JP Morgan was already bearish on the outlook for crude tankers. The New York-headquartered investment bank just got even more bearish, further lowering its rate forecasts.
Container ship lessor Seaspan Corp is the latest public shipping company to step back from controversial insider sale-and-purchase fee deals.
VLCC owners may yet again be following a predictable pattern of undercutting their own future rate upside by ordering too many ships.
Shipping security sales
Despite iffy fundamentals, US-listed shipowners have raked in their second highest volume of quarterly proceeds ever during the first three months of this year.
In a remarkable case of financial ‘alchemy’, George Economou-led DryShips has been able to sell enough of its rapidly devaluing shares to rapidly triple its fleet capacity and halve its average...