Lloyd's List is part of Maritime Intelligence

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Maritime Insights & Intelligence Limited, registered in England and Wales with company number 13831625 and address c/o Hackwood Secretaries Limited, One Silk Street, London EC2Y 8HQ, United Kingdom. Lloyd’s List Intelligence is a trading name of Maritime Insights & Intelligence Limited. Lloyd’s is the registered trademark of the Society Incorporated by the Lloyd’s Act 1871 by the name of Lloyd’s.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By


Michelle Wiese Bockmann

Principal Analyst, Lloyd's List Intelligence

Michelle Wiese Bockmann is a London-based energy commodities and shipping editor/analyst employed as a Senior Analyst, Lloyd's List Intelligence & Markets Editor at Lloyd’s List. She has more than 20 years’ experience across three continents covering the global maritime and oil and gas sectors. She provides editorial analysis of the energy commodities and shipping markets for Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence. As well as writing for specialist maritime news providers, she has led shipping coverage at Bloomberg News, worked as an analyst and editor for oil price reporting agency OPIS, and provided maritime intelligence as senior analyst for New York-based data analytics firm, ClipperData. Before moving to England from Australia, Michelle was a political writer for The Australian, the country’s national newspaper and the Americas Editor for global shipping magazine, Fairplay. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of South Australia. Michelle is the Lloyd’s List staff representative on the Editorial Board.

Latest From Michelle Wiese Bockmann

UK targets use of escrow agents in dark fleet sale and purchase deals

The UK government has published sanctions guidance for brokers selling ships to third countries to stop ships being sold into the dark fleet

Sanctions Risk and Compliance

‘Dead’ dark fleet tanker Pablo seen resurrected in Russia as AIS manipulation tactics escalate

Rising number of dead ships are appearing to return to life when their MMSI number is broadcast, reflecting an increase in tactics to manipulate Automatic Identification System signals to show vessels in fake locations

Risk and Compliance Tankers and Gas

Easing global inflation a ‘potential tailwind’ for dry bulk rates, says Golden Ocean

‘Highly supportive’ outlook for freight rates forecast on increased tonne-mile demand, low orderbook-to-fleet ratio and congestion levels, says Golden Ocean Group as it reported its first-quarter results

Dry Bulk Golden Ocean

Tanker freight rates strengthen even as electric cars weigh on oil demand growth

Slowing demand for middle distillates, such as diesel, gasoil and jet fuel, underpinned this month’s lower oil demand growth forecast of 1.1m bpd, to reach 103.2m bpd in 2024

Tankers and Gas VLCC

US-sanctioned Hennesea tankers turn to fake flag of Eswatini

The future of Hennesea’s sanctions-busting tankers perceived as the first real test of the efficacy of enforcement and compliance of the G7 oil price cap imposed on Russia nearly 17 months ago

Risk and Compliance Tankers and Gas

Tankers shipping Russian oil defy regulators as UK-sanctioned shipping companies disband

New technical, commercial and shipmanagement structures established to move tankers, underscoring what many describe as a giant game of regulatory ‘whack-a-mole’ under way in sanctions compliance and enforcement for the G7 oil price cap

Sanctions Tankers and Gas
See All