Shipping

Spliethoff adds sixth P14-type vessel to its fleet

PRESS RELEASE – Spliethoff has acquired an additional P14-type vessel. The vessel is renamed Plantijngracht (former name: ‘St. Pauli’) and reflagged to the Dutch register. The vessel is currently in Algeciras to undergo maintenance and...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Charter rates continue upward trend

The charter rates for multipurpose vessels continue to crawl back up from the low levels of June and July this year. Toepfer’s Multipurpose Shipping Index for October shows an increase of 70 dollars to an...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

BIMCO: Sharp rebound in shipping unlikely

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...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