Cost of ocean transport down on last year despite sulphur regulation

Carriers with services running...

Declining fuel prices mean container transport costs are lower than in 2014, even though low-sulphur fuel requirements have come into force

Week on Wall Street | January 23

Week on Wall Street | January 23

First Euronav, then Tankships — crude tankers are commanding attention

Last Word


North America

McCain renews call for abolition of protectionist Jones Act

McCain: amendment

US senator files amendment to Merchant Marine Act in hope of liberalising country's cabotage law



  • Nature notes

    US laws to protect birds offer a warning over offshore wind turbines


Middle East

Central & South America

  • Seasonal greetings from Peru

    The ICS has offered a timely reminder of shipping's green achievements to chime with the Lima climate change conference

Daily Poll

Charter activity is building...

Do VLCCs' near six-figure earnings signal a short-term spike or a sustained recovery?


Market Data

703 (-17) Baltic Dry Index

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Outlook for Oil

Outlook for Oil

Neil Atkinson discusses how low the oil price could go with Bloomberg

Greek shipping wary of election outcome

Greek shipping wary of election outcome

Owners want incoming government to leave industry’s framework alone

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Intelligent shipping

A look at how innovation and technology is making shipping better

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