Topic: Shipping

Charter rates keep rising

Charter rates for multipurpose vessels keep rising bit by bit since the sudden fall at the beginning of the year. Day rates increased by 114 dollars to USD 6,729 this month, Toepfer’s multipurpose shipping index...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

IMO’s CO2 plan swarmed by disagreement

IMO’s plan to legislate a 40% reduction in maritime CO2 emissions within ten years has resulted in a mixed response from shipping organisations. The environmental movement, on the other hand, has sharply criticised the plan...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

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