Topic: Multipurpose vessels

MPP index repeats January jump

MPP index repeats January jump

ONE WORLD SHIPBROKERS' MSIThe latest edition of the multipurpose Market Sentiment Index, issued by One World Shipbrokers, is experiencing its January renaissance, rising above the October 2023 mark. The MSI for the MPP sector has gone up a...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic
More MPP operators cancel Panama Canal transit

More MPP operators cancel Panama Canal transit

Following Panama Canal Authority’s Advisory to Shipping No. A-48-2023, several MPP carriers and operators have decided to cancel traversing the canal until May or June 2024. United Heavy Lift got the ball rolling with several...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic
Hydrogen-fueled MPP gets ClassNK approval

Hydrogen-fueled MPP gets ClassNK approval

Ship classification society, ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a parcel layout concept for a hydrogen-fueled multipurpose (MPP) vessel. The concept is designed by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), MOL Drybulk, Onomichi Dockyard,...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic
MPP spot market falls short of expectations

MPP spot market falls short of expectations

Toepfer Transport ReportWhile shippers and carriers keep talking of upcoming demand the activity levels remain subdued, leaving even the experienced analysts at a loss for words, shrugging their shoulders. Both shippers and carriers keep reporting upcoming demand,...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic