Topic: 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 have bottomed out

The charter rates for multipurpose vessels have bottomed out. Toepfer’s Multipurpose Shipping Index for July shows the rates bouncing back a notch to 6,391 dollars per day for a 12,500 dwt geared vessel. Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Jumbo: “Our ships continue sailing”

Following the Dutch measures to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, Jumbo Shipping has reported its ships have received the necessary instructions and, for now, continue their schedule. The company’s offices have been closed...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Fuel prices take a massive nosedive

Fuel prices have taken a massive nosedive since the beginning of the year with low sulphur fuel prices in Singapore dropping from USD 734 per tonne on January 1st to USD 415 per tonne today. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers