Positive prospects for Maersk Line

While Maersk Line looks poised to book a profit, according to investment bank Jefferies, new challenges are brewing for years ahead, according to Bimco. And a date has been set for Hanjin's bankruptcy.

Bimco: Container fleet set to grow over the next two years  

Jefferies: Maersk Line once again on track for profit  

This carrier has taken over the most Hanjin vessels  

Hanjin Shipping will be declared bankrupt on Feb 17  

German union demands job guarantee from Maersk Line  

Singapore and Danish flags benefit from new Maersk fleet  

Japanese container carriers hit with deficits in 2016  

 

Oil price still hurts

The consequences of downturns in the oil price are far from over with. Layoffs and divestments of fields are on the agenda.

Shell divests North Sea assets for USD 3.8 billion  

Maersk Energy considering sale of Brazilian activities  

All Rolls-Royce Marine employees in Norway offered severance packages  

 

Billion-dollar market begins to surface

It seems that a battle is brewing over the impending market for ballast water management systems.

Fight for billion-dollar ballast water market is underway  

Consultants: Downturn could halt ballast water market  

 

Fredriksen's battle

Big John, AKA John Fredriksen, is fighting multiple battles at the moment. He is battling for the survival of the world's once-largest rig company Seadrill, and he is also fighting to take over DHT.

John Fredriksen is racing against time to save his empire  

Fredriksen takes aim at former Seadrill management  

John Fredriksen to create new Norwegian tanker behemoth  

Seadrill working actively on contingency plans for the company  

Impairments made DHT Holdings' profit dive in 2016  

Media: Seadrill's debt has reached USD 14 billion

Analysts: Surprising move if DHT accepts Fredriksen's offer

 

Major banks take a hit

Danske Bank and DNB hit by oil slump in 2016

JP Morgan believes in improved shipping markets after 2018

 

Too many chemical tankers

Drewry: Chemical tankers facing two tough years  

Stolt-Nielsen weighs spin-off of chemical tanker business  

Stolt-Nielsen: Growing fleet strains chemical tanker segment

 

 

 

Investigation launched into sunken Maersk vessels  

German shipowners are frequent scrapyard users

IMO Secretary General maintains EU criticism in CO2 dispute