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France’s Sogestran snaps up 100% of De Poli Tankers to strengthen maritime

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Critics push IMO’s Lim to get up to speed on decarbonisation

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Huaxia Financial Leasing orders two more ultramax bulkers

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Castor Initiative inks MOU for the world’s first ammonia-powered VLCCs

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ESG story is now a requirement for keeping investors on board

Nor Shipping told that financial landscape has shifted over the past five years....

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Changes see Thygesen step up following retirement of Danish shipping veteran....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-4h-57m ago

Euronext boss says Ukraine war is testing democracies’ desire to pursue green path

Stephane Boujnah tells Nor Shipping conference that crisis is laying bare the contradiction between decarbonisation in the future and a need for any kind of energy right now....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-5h-9m ago

Baltic warns UK members: ‘Don’t do business with Russia’

Advice comes after shipowner member consulted with UK government on sanctions....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-5h-20m ago

Klaveness boss Meyer challenges the ‘short-term’ outlook of brokers and owners

Charterers are also guilty of just looking at the next fixture, instead of planning for fleet efficiency, says CEO....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-5h-32m ago

DNB’s Braathen denies ‘greenwashing’ claim over continued ‘brown’ ship finance

CEO says Norwegian lender will continue to support all types of shipping and oil and gas as a bridge to sustainability....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-6h-5m ago

Japan’s Meiji Shipping sells VLCC for $29.5m

Vessel will be handed over to an unidentified Chinese buyer next month....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-6h-30m ago

Klaveness ships shun Russian ports despite losing business

New boss Ernst Meyer explains disruption is leading to short term rises in rates, but the longer picture is more uncertain....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-7h-51m ago


Inchcape Shipping on consolidation mission after takeover by Epiris fund

Maritime services growth will be pursued as firepower increased by sale to UK investor....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-8h-37m ago

Norway welcomes back the world as Nor-Shipping kicks off in Oslo

Major shipping event is back after nearly three years as domestic fleet value estimated at $42bn....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-8h-37m ago



How ABC Maritime got its staff out ahead of invading Russians

Low profile Swiss tanker company kept its ear to the ground to whisk Ukraine workers to safety....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-9h-45m ago

Singapore joins Clydebank Declaration and launches maritime advisory panel

City state’s latest initiatives aim to boost decarbonisation efforts and bolster strained supply chains....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-9h-48m ago

Newbuilding prices at highest level since 2009, Clarksons says

Broker believes there is little prospect of lower ship prices, in fact it expects further increases....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-4d-13h-49m ago

Panamax and supramax bulker spot markets slump as demand takes a hit

As rates for midsize vessels fall, capesize vessels regain most of ground later in the week....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-16h-36m ago


How Gary Vogel's latest hedge changed the CMA commodore dinner

Eagle Bulk boss loves preparation, socks and a shot of rum, but doesn amp 39 t want to risk a run of bad luck....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-18h-52m ago

US to ready to process Jones Act waivers after release of oil reserve

US will release 1m barrels of oil per day for the next six months, and the federal government seems ready to allow foreign ships to carry it....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-19h-19m ago

Holland America ship chartered to house Ukrainian refugees

Carnival brand Costa Cruises has also offered a ship for Italy’s national civil protection plans....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-19h-22m ago

UK authorities launch criminal and civil probes into P&O firings

Insolvency Service confirms initiation of enquiry into lay offs affecting 786 workers of ferry service....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-21h-30m ago

Cheniere strikes option to charter Flex LNG ship on term deal

LNG producer also agrees to take another vessel early as spot rates hold ground gained after Ukraine invasion....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-21h-54m ago

Special report: Five fuels that will power the future of shipping

TradeWinds Business Focus explores the menu of options that are unfolding as shipping aims to decarbonise. Read all the stories here.....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-23h-31m ago

Dr Lynn Loo: Piloting shipping’s move into alternative fuels

Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation CEO shares views on how alternative fuels will reshape the shipping space....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-23h-36m ago

Lease financing: a cheaper way to tap wind power whose time is yet to come

Norsepower offers scheme to cut cost of installing rotor sails for smaller ship owners, but has been unable to find financiers willing to offer low enough interest rates....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-23h-36m ago

Wind propulsion accelerator aims to take small developers through ‘valley of death’

Plans to help take technology to market include ambitious aim to create a fleet of vessels to test systems, as well as secure funding for development....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-2w-6d-23h-39m ago

Sustainable human development theme of this year’s GMF essay competition

The fourth Global Maritime Forum young peoples’ essay competition will focus on the human aspect of sustainability....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2h-40m ago

Biden’s era of ‘freedom gas’ promises to unshackle shipowners

The LNG sector is emerging as an early winner in savage conflict as energy security takes centre stage....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2h-43m ago

All options are on the table as new Klaveness boss Ernst Meyer plots growth

Fleet renewal and fresh sectors are in the mix at Norwegian bulker and combination carrier group....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2h-43m ago

Seafarers face life behind bars after major cocaine raid

Authorities search, then release, Safe Bulkers vessel after nabbing suspects....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4h-39m ago

Hyundai Glovis steps up car carrier fire prevention measures

Move comes after a series of fires, and concerns over the safety of electric car transportation....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-5h-36m ago

Stolt-Nielsen profit prospect means tanker IPO trigger could be pulled this year

Boss Niels Stolt Nielsen says he wants a couple of good quarters in the bank before going for a spin off....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-6h-30m ago

Yara ups green ante with order for world’s first ammonia bunker stations

Norwegian company orders 15 pioneering barge or land based terminals in significant decarbonisation move....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-6h-43m ago


Bring on the bio: LNG bunker buyers look to their decarbonisation pathways

Suppliers say shipowners are seeking physical over certificated volumes of bio LNG....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-7h-27m ago

LNG fuelling uptake rises, but sky-high gas prices deter use

Shipowners and operators started turning away from LNG around the middle of last year as gas prices turned upwards....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-7h-28m ago

Grindrod Shipping boss Martyn Wade steps down after 14 years

Long serving CEO retires after overseeing bulker and tanker company’s US listing....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-7h-43m ago

Newbuilding debut: Citic Financial Leasing splashes $315m on ultramax bulk carriers

Chinese leasing company is said to have a huge appetite for the ship type and plans to order a further 20 newbuildings....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-8h-33m ago

Hope for VLCCs as slow-steaming thins out tonnage list

Brokers and analysts see reasons for optimism in sector lagging behind smaller vessels....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-9h-39m ago

Confused by digital? Neutral tool is step towards shipping software comparison site

New York based software outfit spun out of Stena Bulk launches neutral way to help shipping operators choose the best digital software systems for their needs....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-9h-39m ago

Eastern Pacific provides safe haven for Ukrainian employees caught up in war

Idan Ofer led shipping company is renting apartments in Bulgaria for staff and families....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-10h ago

Singapore offshore yard merger delayed until end of April

Keppel Corp says it has also made significant progress in the disposal of legacy rigs....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-10h-29m ago

Singapore eyes ‘Thames Barrier’-style technology to protect yards from rising sea levels

City state’s south western region has already been identified as one of the most vulnerable areas....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-14h-22m ago

MSC Group clinches €5.7bn buyout deal for Bollore Africa Logistics

Liner giant announces takeover of African port, logistics and terminal operator, just as a deadline to wrap up negotiations expires....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-18h-1m ago

Heads still butt over Golden Ray wreck months after salvage operations

Shipowner’s representative and ex salvor make their cases on why, or why not, the Golden Ray salvage contract should have been changed....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-18h-59m ago


Carbon-cutting promise of methanol ramps up production

Producer says its e methanol can slash carbon emissions by 94% over conventional marine fuels....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-19h-6m ago

Seabulk and GasChem agree to spare LPG carrier from arrest amid lawsuit

GasChem Nordsee will be allowed to sail as the Texas legal dispute remains open....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-19h-20m ago

Sovcomflot fires back against allegations of ‘dark activity’

Russian shipowner says there were no occurrences of its vessels deliberately turning off AIS transmitters....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-19h-38m ago

Gary Vogel’s lieutenants tell how Eagle became a bird of a different feather

Connecticut bulker owner has a lofty perch today but was nearly grounded more than once....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-21h-6m ago

Streetwise: Has ESG become one of Putin’s dislocations?

In this week’s newsletter, we explore how the focus on energy security is shifting focus from another ‘e’ word — environment....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-22h-13m ago

Green Seas: Will the UK government shipping emissions office make an impact?

This week’s newsletter explores the potential impact of UK SHORE, London’s new government office focused on decarbonising shipping....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-22h-20m ago

Second try to move grounded Evergreen container ship also proves unsuccessful

US Coast Guard led unified command will make a third attempt with two pull barges and seven tugs after conducting more dredging around the ship....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-22h-46m ago

Methanol Institute pushes forward with well-to-wake emissions accounting

Taking into account how fuel is made helps some producers pitch their product as ‘carbon neutral’....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-32m ago

Marshall Islands refreshes management team as John Ramage retires

Former ship manager played a key role in building up one of the world’s leading registers....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-33m ago

Norwegian Hull Club to strengthen its London outpost

Norwegian mutual says changes show its commitment to the London market....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-36m ago

Shipping on ‘learning curve’ in using ammonia as bunker fuel

Toxicity is a major concern when either carrying the substance or burning it as fuel at sea, Bureau Veritas’ Ulrik Frorup says....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-1h-39m ago

Evergreen declares general average on grounded container ship Ever Forward

Shippers face paying a share of costs arising from failed attempts to refloat vessel....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-2h-36m ago

GoodBulk likes the look of 2022 as profit hits $36.5m

John Michael Radziwill capesize company expects strong rate environment to continue....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-3h-12m ago


New Fortress applies for permit to site FLNG unit off US Gulf coast

Wes Edens led company wants to export volumes by early 2023 using its ‘Fast LNG’ concept....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-5h ago

OCI teams with NortH2 on green ammonia and methanol supply chains

Company recognises products as ‘next generation clean fuel’ for shipping....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-5h-1m ago

P&I clubs start to pull cover from Sovcomflot ships

Ukrainian president asks International Group members to stop providing insurance to Russian fleet....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-5h-20m ago

NSB puts Panneer Selvam in charge of operations as it steps up Asian focus

German shipowner promotes experienced executive who joined in 2020 to run Singapore office....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-5h-44m ago

MOL rolls out ammonia and liquefied CO2 carrier concept vessel

Shipowner thinks new vessel type could go ‘mainstream’ for transporting these products....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-6h-34m ago


Piracy threat gets more complex as incidents drop in 2021, Dryad reports

Security firm says piracy is increasingly confined to West Africa but threat remains in regions such as the Middle East Gulf....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-7h-10m ago


Stolt-Nielsen posts best profit for 14 years as tanker rates rise

Russian disruption reducing competition from conventional tankers as chemical carrier specialist resists seasonal weakness....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-7h-44m ago

Zero-emission shipping projects nearly double in the past year

Getting to Zero Coalition’s third report on schemes underway shows strong progress but highlights a lack of demand side involvement from cargo interests....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-8h-16m ago

Jiangnan confirms debut LNG carrier export order for Adnoc

Chinese state owned shipyard has struck a deal for two 175,000 cbm vessels....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-8h-22m ago

Euronav halts trading with Russian clients as it tips tonne-mile increase

Belgian tanker giant says Russian business accounts for less than 5% of its turnover....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-8h-43m ago

‘A good year’: DNB’s Huseby reveals $8bn raised for owners in 2021

Norwegian lender stayed at the forefront of shipping with a series of bond and equity deals in 2021....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-9h-11m ago

Broker tells of ‘life-changing experience’ delivering water pumps to Mariupol

S amp P Henry Keighley broker tells how shipowners raised money to take life saving kit to trapped civilians in Ukraine....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-9h-42m ago

Energy security versus energy transition: shipping is on the front line

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the biggest shock to the energy market in 50 years, and raises challenges to the transition to a low carbon economy....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-9h-43m ago


US considering ‘massive release’ of oil from strategic petroleum reserve

Biden administration reportedly looking to release one million barrels daily for extended period....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-12h-16m ago



Keep from making alternative fuel switch 'unrealistic' for seafarers, advocate says

Making the change feasible for seafarers should be a priority, while legal issues still need to be ironed out....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-18h-54m ago


‘What is Atlas?’ Executives of the rejigged Seaspan try to explain

While container ship owner dominates revenue, parent pitches itself as investment play on global infrastucture....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-20h-58m ago

Ports move to hydrogen fuelling on land before turning to water

Decarbonising heavy duty trucks and cargo handling equipment at ports could provide a step to the water....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-21h-27m ago

Poten says FSRUs are ’no quick fix’ as Europe dives for LNG supply

US LNG producers being pursued by European buyers who have previously been focused on decarbonisation over fossil fuels....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-1d-22h-54m ago

Two more tugs added in second try to move grounded Evergreen container ship

Unified Command will try a third time on 4 April if Wednesday’s attempt is unsuccessful....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-8m ago

Zim and MPC Capital tie up seven-year charters worth $600m

Israeli carrier takes wide beam newbuilds due for delivery in 2023 and 2024....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-1h-6m ago

‘Unprecedented’ shrinkage in container ship charter market fleet

Never has the boxship charter market shrunk so fast in so short a time, says Alphaliner....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-2h-52m ago

OCIMF locks out Gazprom and sanctioned firms from its SIRE database

Ship vetting body moves to align itself with UK, European Union, US and Bermuda sanctions against Russia....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-3h-27m ago

Balearia seals Spain’s first sustainable shipping loan with CaixaBank

Ropax owner taps lender and other banks for €80m to finance green newbuildings....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-3h-47m ago

RCL doubles down on 12,000-teu sector with $266m order

Thai carrier paying 15% more for neo panamax newbuilds than for earlier brace....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-5h-14m ago

MSC set to splash more than $3.4bn on panamax container ship spree

Liner giant upscales order to 28 LNG dual fuelled vessels — soaking up berths at three yards in China and South Korea....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-6h ago

Open hatch bulker giant G2 Ocean sets 2050 net-zero target

Joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star aims to offer net zero transport options this year and bring in zero emissions capable vessels by 2030....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-6h-5m ago

North and Standard club executives respond to merger criticism

Boss of broker Wilson Europe suggested the deal has little to offer shipowner members....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-6h-17m ago

NRP’s shipping portfolio return hits 187% after ‘great recovery’

Diversified fleet allowed Norwegian asset manager to take advantage of strong 2021 markets in most sectors....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-6h-19m ago

Gram locks in $51m of revenue in car carrier charter swap

Norwegian owner rejigs contracts to allow Viking Emerald to take up deal at $28,000 per day....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-7h-11m ago


Alert sounded over mines drifting in the Black Sea

Fallout from the war in Ukraine threatens ships as far south as Istanbul, warns London P amp I Club....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-8h-13m ago

MOL launches online sales of ship equipment recovered from Turkish breakers

Expansion of e commerce website operation is planned, to help sustainability in shipping....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-8h-38m ago

Noble Caledonia puts expedition cruise ship on the sales block

But UK based company said to be in no rush to sell the ship at a bargain price....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-8h-54m ago

ESG: Maritime’s new ‘triple play’ is drawing up a blueprint for sustainable business

A fresh three dimensional view of business is reshaping the shipping industry, argues ABS’ Christopher Wiernicki....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-9h-37m ago

Foroohari targets heavylift vessels as container fleet upgrade continues

German owner takes delivery of its largest boxship but shifts focus to heavylift sector....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-9h-38m ago

Wilson Europe’s South takes a swipe at North P&I and Standard marriage

Broker says the proposed merger is an acquisition deal in disguise that could reduce competition and hurt the International Group....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-9h-41m ago


Authorities seize Russian oligarchs’ superyachts worth close to $2.9bn in total

Vladimir Putin may have got his yacht back to Russia before he invaded Ukraine, but many of his friends did not....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-15h-19m ago

Operators sign on to new US standards to address cadet sexual harassment and assault

Without changes to reporting and requirements seafarers will continue to suffer, acting MarAd head says....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-19h-22m ago

Charterers look for five to 10-year LNG carrier charters

Russian invasion has supercharged rates and has charterers looking for long term deals....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-19h-58m ago

Capesize bulker spot market flirts with ‘bottom’ as ore flow and China lockdowns offer upside

Futures market for capesizes is ‘overly optimistic’, according to dry bulk ETF trader Breakwave Advisors....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-20h-23m ago

Sohmen-Pao on energy: ‘We want to walk and chew gum’

Energy security and transition to renewables need not be mutually exclusive, BW Group leader maintains....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-21h-47m ago

UK anti-trust body blocks $5bn Konecranes- Cargotec merger

Combination of Finnish maritime engineering groups dropped after UK Competition and Markets Authority denies permission for it....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-23h-12m ago

From one-man shop to commodore, Gary Vogel’s roads ran to Connecticut

Eagle Bulk boss had shipping and life on the water as close companions from childhood....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-23h-32m ago

How Vogel went private to public and cut his commute by eight hours

A 25 year relationship with a finance expert paved the way for the executive’s transition to Eagle Bulk....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-23h-32m ago

Product tanker market disruptions are here to stay, say owners

Low inventories and shifting trades have boosted rates and will continue, shipowners say....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-23h-43m ago

French court releases ship held over anti-Russia sanctions

French customs shoot themselves in the foot after judge finds that no sanctions apply to the 38,600 dwt handysize Pola Ariake built 2019 ....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-2d-23h-45m ago

Avin expands with ammonia-ready newbuildings, GEM product tanker

Greek tanker company widens its footprint with both innovative and conventional tonnage....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-16m ago

Fortescue boss Andrew Forrest takes major $42m stake in shipbuilder Austal

Mining magnate’s investment could be part of his increasing interest in zero carbon shipping....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-1h-18m ago

Klaveness boss Lasse Kristoffersen signs off with a record $100m profit

Strong bulker markets and sale of container ship fleet give Norwegian group its best ever annual result....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-1h-19m ago

Western Bulk expects record profit of up to $20m in volatile first quarter

Norwegian operator says it has managed to limit negative impacts of Russian invasion....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-3h-23m ago

Norwegian Hull Club to pay back $16.6m in premium

Rebate to shipowners follows a better than expected year with no major claims....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-3h-25m ago


Amasus Shipping opts to fit eSAILS on general cargo vessel

Dutch shipowner will install two of bound4blue suction sails to 20 year old ship during a port call this year....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-4h-54m ago

Hafnia flips stainless steel tanker fleet to Idan Ofer venture Ace Tankers

BW Group controlled owner banking $252.4m for vessels acquired last year from Chemical Tankers Inc....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-5h-10m ago

Costamare newbuilding plan pared down to six ships

US listed container ship giant drops plan for pair of 12,690 teu vessels, citing yard ‘default’....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-5h-39m ago

Vallianz and Royal IHC promise ‘first of a kind’ SOV newbuild

Hybrid next generation wind farm vessel will have high levels of efficiency and autonomy....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-5h-52m ago


Hyundai appeals EU competition ruling on DSME takeover

South Korean shipbuilder argues $1.8bn merger would not be break competition laws....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-8h-20m ago

Erik Thun adds tanker number 10 in LNG/LBG series

Swedish owner back in China for another vessel to be run by the Gothia Tanker Alliance....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-8h-24m ago

Maersk moves on offshore wind with WTIV order for Equinor and BP

Danish giant’s Maersk Supply Service makes debut investment in growing sector....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-8h-45m ago

Stealth Maritime sees appeal against UK port state control detention rejected

Shipowner said the incident came as a ‘shock’ as there were no previous indications of deficiencies....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-8h-55m ago


‘No corner cutting’: Big crew providers caught up in P&O storm

UK ropax operator defends itself against claims that inexperienced recruits are impairing safety....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-9h-31m ago

Demand forecast raises questions about China's appetite for Russian crude

Shipbroker Gibsons ponders whether China will follow India in stepping up tanker imports from Russian terminals....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-15h-2m ago

Buoyant Asian rates dragging MR tankers away from chemical trades

Clarksons Platou Securities upbeat on product carrier markets as tonnage supply tightens....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-15h-2m ago

Scrubber spread to narrow if Russian HSFO exits market, says Braemar ACM

Crude prices have been a dominant driver of the scrubber spread, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has changed that....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-15h-3m ago

LPG carrier owners have plenty of questions about ammonia as a shipping fuel

Gas shipowners are open to carrying it, but there’s a long way to go before the industry will be ready to power their ships with it....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-18h-40m ago

Salvors gear up to make first attempt to refloat a grounded Evergreen container ship

If first attempt to free the Ever Forward fails, another attempt won’t be made until Sunday....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-18h-51m ago

Scorpio Tankers partnering with start-up in carbon capture project

Leading user of exhaust gas scrubbers is now turning to nascent technology for onboard trial....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-19h-6m ago

‘Dynamic’ crude tanker market seen as good for aframaxes and suezmaxes, but a blow for VLCCs

The ‘’highly fluid’ and ‘difficult’ situation will see a crude oil trade shift, shipowners say....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-3d-19h-51m ago




Hitting the gas: LNG and LPG owners lead shipping stocks surge

Listed owners return to pattern of besting broader market indices as investors weigh effects of Russian supply dislocation....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-1h-52m ago

Changing port calls can evade substantial EU ETS costs, report warns

Analysis shows adding a port outside European Union or sailing first to a non EU terminal could financially benefit lines by avoiding emissions trading system....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-1h-56m ago



Scorpio sells three more tankers, pumps up liquidity by $55m

President Robert Bugbee says sales demonstrate gap between fleet value and stock’s trading price....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-4h-28m ago

Swire affirms backing for WTIV player Cadeler after share transfer

Hong Kong group has simplified its shareholding in wind farm vessel spin off owned with BW Group....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-4h-42m ago

10 seafarers arrested over alleged fuel smuggling in Singapore

Crew members of domestic and overseas tugs targeted off Sembawang Shipyard....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-4h-51m ago


QatarEnergy lines up South Korean owner trio for first batch of DSME booked berths

Speculation is swirling over which shipowners will net booked slots at Korea’s other big two yards....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-7h-13m ago

Germany snares FSRU trio from two owners as it steers away from Russian gas

Dynagas confirms Uniper link on two regas units as Europe ties up LNG supply deal with US for 15 bcm....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-8h-10m ago


Thailand launches probe after second fatal tanker blast in a month

A seafarer has died in an explosion at Samut Prakan, following a similar incident three weeks ago....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-8h-49m ago

In search for ‘goldilocks fuel’, ammonia shows potential

Cost for the carbon free fuel has risen sharply over the last year, but it should return to historical levels, says Carbon Neutral Consulting’s Stephen Crolius....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-9h-37m ago

P&O ferry detained in Northern Ireland after being deemed ‘unfit to sail’

Maritime and Coastguard Agency said the vessel will remain under detention until all issues are resolved....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-4d-14h-56m ago

LNG carrier owners post gains following US-EU export plan

US aims to send 50bn cbm of LNG per year to Europe by 2030 to help cut out Russia....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-6d-20h ago

VLCCs hit another all-time low as Baltic aframaxes lift crude tankers

For the second time in as many weeks, VLCCs found a new floor as loss making fixtures abound....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-6d-21h-21m ago

Volatile VLGC rates rally again as activity picks up

Fixture numbers double in the West as analysts upbeat on sector’s prospects....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-3w-6d-23h-33m ago

Russian oil exports down 30% as EU energy sanctions seen as inevitable

An analyst and a lawyer sum up the state of play as Ukraine war enters second month....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-48m ago

Green ambitions: Knutsen OAS’ Synnove Seglem elected NSA president

Norwegian executive says Ukraine war will not curb efforts to decarbonise shipping....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-2h-31m ago

Have container shipping giants learned the lessons of the down years?

New York consultancy AlixPartners warns today’s supply demand mismatch could soon flip....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-2h-54m ago

Liberian Registry makes a return to US Coastguards Qualship 21

Award is made in recognition of the flag’s port state control performance....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-3h-32m ago

Container line OOCL pays $5bn dividend on record profit

Cosco owned company says the market outlook is positive for the first half of 2022....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-3h-46m ago

Ioannis Stefanou promoted to run ship management at Wallem Group

Hong Kong company fills the gap left by John Kaare Aune becoming group chief executive....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-4h-23m ago

Carbon capture project on the horizon for Singapore’s GCMD

Technology may have critical role to play in reducing shipping’s carbon emissions....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-4h-49m ago

MSC flies to the rescue of indebted Italian ferry operator Moby

Aponte to buy into shareholding of Onorato family company through a capital increase....

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Dorian LPG frees $50m in Japanese leaseback deal as MOL buys older VLGC

Owner confirms firm price for veteran vessel sold to Japanese group’s Indian offshoot....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-7h-4m ago

Clarksons tracks newbuilding prices upwards as orders fall

UK shipbroker says container ships and LNG carrier contracts cost 13% and 16% more than a year ago....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-7h-50m ago


Lighthouse shining for Belships in another ‘stellar’ quarter

Cargo trading division gets off to flying start with Ebitda of $16m in the first two months of 2022....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-9h-26m ago

Japan axes Russian crude, but limited impact on tankers, brokers say

Asia’s second largest economy says it will look elsewhere for replacement barrels....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-11h-42m ago

Kyoei Tanker orders LPG carrier at Hyundai Mipo

The company is said to have ordered the gas carrier against charter from Geogas....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-17h-37m ago


Russian landing ship said destroyed in Ukraine Port of Berdyansk

Russian forces have committed eight ‘crimes against ships’ in their attack on Ukraine, law firm says....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-19h-49m ago

Nordic American Tankers names first woman to board

Jenny Chu joins after more than two decades primarily advising individuals and family offices....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-20h-21m ago

Ukraine seafarer union slams ITF evacuation plan

Unions are split on whether seafarers should be allowed to leave the country as ‘key workers’ or stay and fight the Russians....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-21h-32m ago


Capesize bulker spot market falls as ‘tale of two basins’ arises

Spot rates for smaller bulkers rose modestly, mostly thanks to lower tonnage meeting higher demand in the Atlantic basin....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-22h-3m ago

V.Group and unions to evacuate Ukrainian seafarers and their families

Funds are being collected to move crew from the war zone to safety in Poland or Romania....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-49m ago

Joep Gorgels parts ways with ABN Amro after 20 years

Dutch financier moving on at pivotal time as shipping operation takes on European focus....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-1h-6m ago

Ravi Mehrotra targets fleet of six VLGCs after snapping up Avance Gas ship

London based Foresight Group has big plans for gas shipping, as well as ro ros for CNG project....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-1h-17m ago

Broker BRS sees potential for a shipyard supercycle

Positive factors such as decarbonisation and fleet renewal are stoking demand....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-2h-2m ago

‘Nimble’ Angelicoussis Group staying private, CEO says

Maria Angelicoussis says there are big advantages to steering clear of stock exchanges....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-2h-37m ago


Maria Angelicoussis: ‘Four dual-fuel VLCCs? We wanted eight’

CEO says LNG is best decarbonisation solution now, and her group will not order more conventional ships....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-5h-21m ago

Fincantieri returns to profit but sounds warning over rising costs

Inflation, raw material shortages and the conflict in Ukraine worry the Italian yard....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-5h-29m ago



Torm and Hunter bosses rewarded with share options ahead of tanker recovery

Executives at Danish and Norwegian companies awarded chances to buy stock worth $12m....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-7h-10m ago

Idan Ofer’s CoolCo unveils new CEO and top management team

Magnate’s LNG carrier spin off snares Hoegh LNG’s chief development officer....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-7h-29m ago

Braemar upping dividend as profit set to beat market consensus

Strong trading in the year to 28 February has continued in March, London shipbroker says....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-8h-20m ago


Axel Schroeder-led CSI tightens grip on MPCC as Star Capital sells $93m slice

Biggest shareholder offloads 6% of feeder ship specialist as ownership structure shifts again....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-4w-1d-9h ago

MHSS’ Alex Dimitrevich helps Indian seafarer’s wife leave Kyiv after surgery

Psychologist explains how his contacts in Ukraine helped a group of Indian citizens make it out safely from under Russian bombs....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-9h-23m ago

Great escape: MHSS psychologist flees war to support Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Alexander Dimitrevich tells TradeWinds of making it over the border into Poland, where he widened his work with seafarers to include Ukrainian refugees....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-9h-28m ago

Third veteran suezmax set to exit Nordic American Tankers fleet

Herbjorn Hansson led tanker specialist has now raised over $45m from asset disposals since October....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-9h-58m ago

UK dockers refuse to unload MR tanker carrying Russian oil products

Unions and local pollutions call on UK transport secretary to close loophole that still allows Russian cargoes into UK....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-12h-44m ago

Ukraine war starts affecting crewing market, major Greek agent says

The chairman of Status Maritime, an Athens based outfit serving about 200 ships, discusses the conflict’s impact on his business....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-16h-57m ago

US congressmen push for ban on Russian crude and superyachts

Representatives for Oklahoma and Alaska look to increase the pressure on Vladimir Putin and his cronies....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-17h-10m ago


StarOcean adds two more gearless 2,500-teu feeder container ship newbuildings

The shortsea liner operator is said to be paying around $38m each for its latest two newbuildings....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-1d-17h-20m ago

Ukraine invasion ignites Europe’s hunt for coal, drawing in bulkers

Kamsarmaxes head to Europe from South Africa as Eagle Bulk moves coal cargoes from Indonesia....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-3d-17h-52m ago

Terminal operator ’not impaired’ by invasion as Odessa braces for Russia to strike

Hamurger Hafen Logistik sent home 480 workers on 24 February when the port was closed by conflict....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-3d-18h-16m ago

Tanker rally slows as Russian invasion raises bevy of questions

Crude and product tanker spot rates slipped on Friday following several days on the rise following Russia amp 39 s invasion of Ukraine....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-3d-18h-25m ago


Energy giants Equinor and BP to spend $250m for US Atlantic offshore wind port

Investment set to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into staging and servicing complex for two offshore wind projects....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-3d-21h-2m ago

Lomar Shipping buys three panamax bulkers from Golden Ocean Group

Norwegian shipowner continues selling its older tonnage, while Greek owner keeps buying....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-3d-23h-46m ago

As Iran nuclear deal grows closer, opponents question big tanker impact

United Against Nuclear Iran said the ships lifting Iranian cargoes could have connections to Tehran....

Trade Wind News Published 2y-1mo-2w-3d-23h-51m ago