|20 December 2006|
|12:38||seaAsian Oil Freight Rates to Ease|
Oil tanker freight rates in 2007 could ease by about 15 percent on key Asian routes, as shipyards churn out new builds and oil demand slows, but high volatility will persist on geopolitics and weather patterns.
|2 November 2006|
|15:19||seaMarket Review, week 44|
Even though there was a considerable amount of activity in the MEG VLCC market during the last week, this did little to alleviate owners' woes about low freight rates.
|29 November 2005|
|11:16||seaKursui Linija Charters Ice-Class Boxship |
Boxship charter rates remain under pressure with spot fixtures becoming far more commonplace.
|17 November 2005|
|10:51||seaDeutsche Bank Reduces Freight Rates|
Shipping rates for oil, bulk commodities and containers carrying manufactured goods may fall by as much as 7.5% annually in the next two years as the global fleet of vessels expands, according to Deutsche Bank AG.
Growing fleet: Shipbroker Clarkson plc estimates the orders placed for new ships at a record $77 bn.
Earnings from two million-barrel oil tankers, known as very large crude carriers, or VLCCs, may fall 7% annually in the next two years to an average of $25,000 a day.
|11 October 2005|
|13:03||seaLast Boxship Charters |
Boxship charter rates continue to edge downwards, although tramp owners are resisting pressure from liner operators for significant rate reductions for long-term fixtures.
|5 October 2005|
|12:23||seaSuezmax Rates Surging |
The Suezmax TankerIndex topped ws 170 this morning on 4 October, an impressive gain after touching ws 106 on 21 September.
|4 October 2005|
|10:25||seaBoxship Rates, Periods Sliding |
Boxship charter rates, and also periods, appear to be continuing their decline following the turning of the market earlier in the year.
|30 September 2005|
|09:33||seaContainership Charter Rates Heading |
Dry trade containership charter rates are heading downwards at alarming speed, with little sign of a respite as demand fades away.
|17 August 2005|
|12:11||seaAll Containerships Freight Deals|
According to Harper Petersen, the charter containership market activity during the last four weeks decreased even further.
|15 August 2005|
|17:44||seaBoxship Charter Rates |
Boxship charter rates continue to be unstable with an average drop of 8% taking place during the last two months.
|29 July 2005|
|10:44||seaContainership charter rate index|
A containership charter rate index published eack week by shipbroker Howe Robinson was marked down 2% yesterday as the market continued to retreat, writes Janet Porter.
|12 July 2005|
|17:17||seaFreight Rates to Asia Up |
Core crude oil freight rates from the Gulf to Asia pushed higher on Tuesday after breaking the barrier at Worldscale 100 this week, reports Reuters.
|24 June 2005|
|11:08||containerSeaNews Weekly No 94 (week 26)|
Largest Finnish ports cargo turnover in 5 months 2005;
Kaliningrad port stevedores cargo turnover in 5 months of 2005.
Freight rates for reefer transportation: trends and forecasts for 2005-2010;
Neva Firth container turnover in 5 months 2005;
Profitability of warehousing business in Russia: simple calculations.
|22 June 2005|
|17:13||seaEvergreen Sees Freight Rates Up 12-16% |
Taiwan's Evergreen Marine Corp.
|3 May 2005|
|16:12||seaTanker Rates to Dip |
Oil-tanker rates for shipping crude from the Middle East to refineries worldwide may fall for a second week as vessel supplies rise and holidays in Asia and Europe curb demand, London-based shipbroker E A Gibson said.
|29 April 2005|
|11:00||seaBox Downturn Forecast|
Dangerous waters lie ahead for the container shipping industry, shipbrokers and analysts Howe Robinson have warned, but owners continued to disagree.
|4 April 2005|
|12:58||seaTanker Rates Predicted to Fall |
Tanker freight rates are expected to dip in the second quarter this year according to the Korea Maritime Institute.
|4 March 2005|
|16:04||seaFreight Rates May Rise|
An annual rate rise of 20-30% for containerships was forecast last week by Nick Hubbard, a director of the broking house Howe Robinson.
|1 March 2005|
|11:19||seaLonger Charters Keep Rates Lower|
Boxship charter rates remain firm with ocean carriers fixing vessels for longer periods in exchange for more reasonable rate levels, reports Fairplay.
|24 February 2005|
|10:36||seaShippers Hit Out at Container Lines|
Asian shippers are smarting over a rate hike warning by container lines grouped under the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), reports Fairplay.