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Rate Spike Potential

Return to SPI MARINE NEWS   Rate Spike Potential - Market Commentary [London, October 2018] -- At the recent EPCA in Europe

Rate Spike Potential2018-11-06T11:40:20+00:00

Shipping Is Back, And The Finance Sector Knows It

The ship finance sector has witnessed a few difficult years but it is once again attracting big banks back into the maritime industry.  With volatility in asset prices posing a unique and challenging environment, SPI Marine’s asset desk incorporates market knowledge, market research and S&P services to help industry players in the chemicals and edible oils segment successfully buy and sell ships, arrange time-charters, contract new buildings and dispose of older tonnage.

Shipping Is Back, And The Finance Sector Knows It2018-11-06T11:41:51+00:00

Talking 2020

Return to SPI MARINE NEWS Talking 2020 – Market Commentary [London, September 2018] –  Not surprisingly, as the deadline is fast approaching,

Talking 20202018-11-14T09:24:10+00:00

Regulation Ready

In just 16 months’ time, the industry will face one of the biggest shakeups in bunker standards since oil was used as fuel. To be able to comply with IMO 2020, Read More...

Regulation Ready2018-11-06T13:59:11+00:00

Hot Costs

Many are making the most of the summer months, enjoying long holidays while schools are closed and are taking advantage - especially in typically cooler climes like the UK – of the heat wave. Read More...

Hot Costs2018-11-06T14:00:11+00:00

Game Of Trade

Free trade has led to the significant expansion of shipping goods around the world. However, the current global trade wars could potentially harm not only local economies and international relations, Read More...

Game Of Trade2018-11-06T14:01:12+00:00

Trade And Sanctions At Play

This month President Trump withdrew from the nuclear peace programme because he says Iran weren’t making the changes agreed upon in the deal. The Joint Commissions Plan of Action was signed by the USA, the European Union, Russia, China in 2015 whereby Iran agreed to limit its nuclear development programme in return for the end of economic sanctions. Read More...

Trade And Sanctions At Play2018-10-26T10:29:50+00:00

Environment On The Agenda

Since last month, there has been more discussion on the impact shipping fuel oil has on the environment and the necessary regulations that need to be implemented for the maritime industry to do its bit. The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) met for the 72nd session two weeks ago to discuss the climate change strategy for shipping. Read More...

Environment On The Agenda2018-10-26T10:41:22+00:00

Preparing For Emission Regulation Change

With the sulphur cap date fast approaching, and amid the on-going debate on suitable technology and appropriate system, it appears that less than 1% of the global merchant fleet is currently equipped to handle the upcoming emission regulation.​ During the recent Asia Pacific Maritime event in Singapore, Read More...

Preparing For Emission Regulation Change2018-10-26T10:41:51+00:00