At the Project Cargo Summit, taking place on 23 and 24 September, Peter Sand of BIMCO presented his outlook for project cargo, heavy lift and breakbulk shipping. He sees ‘an industry under pressure’. Yet, there are opportunities in offshore wind and he advises companies to make sure they ‘do something special to give them the upperhand’.Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Charter rates claw back slowly

The charter rates for multipurpose vessels keep slowly improving from their downfall earlier this year. In the latest edition of Toepfer’s Multipurpose Shipping Index, the average day rate for a 12,500 dwt geared vessel now...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Wind-powered ro/ro carrier to set sail in 2024

Wallenius Marine is now absolutely sure the vessel its wind-driven ro/ro-carrier Oceanbird will become a reality, says Chief Operating Officer Per Tunell. The vessel will be equipped with five 80-metre wing rigs to sail on...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

C.H. Robinson moves LNG tanks to Mexico

PRESS RELEASE – C.H. Robinson Project Logistics recently arranged the transport of three LNG storage tanks, which each weighed in at 107.5 tonnes each and measured 28 x 4.8 x 4.8 metres. They were shipped...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers