26 Jun 2019
Market in Focus: Gas Ships
Infrastructure continues to expand, and pricing incentives will continue to shift as the market matures. The LNG markets look like they may resemble the clean product tanker market in several years, which is highly arbitrage driven. We look to see an increased number of portfolio players working the spot market, which will drive the commoditization of the space and enable further demand.The total ton-mile demand for LNG carriers has increased over the past several years.
21 Jun 2018
Superyacht Summer: Italian Yachts Lead
The summer season in most of Europe has been off to a sunny and warm start, which has many longingly wishing to spend time at sea. Those with access to the privileged…
21 Feb 2018
Eco Ships: The New Norm for Top Tier Ships
The high average cost of bunker fuel over the past decade led to increased interest in fuel efficiency. Shipowners have a difficult time demanding higher rates in response to cost increases. This makes any savings they can realize on operational and fuel costs critical. Fuel costs account for about 70 to 85 percent of the cost of running a ship, so savings realized in consumption go to their bottom line.