Pandemic pushes up ship operating costs

Confirming reports that have been coming in all year from shipowners, ship managers, crewing agencies and other sources, a just published report confirms that the cost of complying with COVID-19 restrictions have

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Dry bulk shipping charter rates to rise in 2018

NOVEMBER 6, 2017—Global shipping consultancy Drewry expects dry bulk shipping charter rates to recover from the second quarter of 2018 on the back of strengthening Asian iron ore demand, according to its

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Charter rates improving for dry bulk sector

AUGUST 2, 2017—There hasn’t been much of a silver lining for shipping as of late, but international shipping consultancy sees one in the latest forecasts for rates in the dry bulk shipping

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World Container Index takes a dip

JULY 20, 2017 — The Drewry World Container Index is down by 6.3% to $1421.4/40 ft container this week, but up by 15% from the same period of 2016. . The index