Markets

A SAL yard
According to Toepfer Transport’s head of research, Nicolas Breiding, tonnage demand from operators slowed down due to a combination of factors

Kim Hong-kuk, Pan Ocean’s chief executive officer
Alternative markets for US soyabeans and healthy coal demand will fuel vessel demand.

Epic Gas’s Epic Bermuda
Charles Maltby believes that the price differential between heavy-sulphur fuel oil and low-sulphur fuel oil will be negligible.

Stephen Qi, COO of Brightoil International Trading and Bunkering
The development is another blow as concerns linger about bunkering group’s financials.

Cargo aboard a container ship
A significant proportion of fixtures seems to be speculative, prompted by reduced rate levels and the anticipation of continued cargo volume growth next year.

Kweilin, one of China Navigation’s general cargo vessels

The company plans to build vessels with a lower carbon footprint in the Pacific Islands.


Chalermchai Mahagitsiri

Healthy dry bulk rates and rising OSV utilisation contribute to the surge in bottom line.


Ship scrapping in the Asian sub-contentinent

A high number of ships have been sold in recent months, weakening fundamentals impact on market.


Port of Tanjung Pelepas

After switching from water filtration to marine fuels, Straits Inter Logistics eyes slice of Hong Kong bunker market.


Iran's LPG exports peaked at about 580,000 tonnes in August, the highest monthly volume since 2016, when the previous round of international sanctions were eased.