Dry bulk spot rates have fallen dramatically throughout 2022 compared to the high levels seen last year, and there are no prospects of rates reaching the 2021 level any time soon, Cargill Ocean Transportation CEO Jan Dieleman tells ShippingWatch.
Last year’s enthusiastic display in shipping regarding the green energy transition is harder to see now, after elevated costs and energy prices have stolen the spotlight, says chief executive of Belgian shipping group CMB Alexander Saverys to ShippingWatch.
With the sale to Alfa Laval-owned Stormgeo, bunker planning system Bunkermetric will be applied to thousands of ships. Now it’s about helping vessels navigate increasingly complex supply chains and environmental demands. The new owner is looking for more acquisitions.
Shipbuilding group DSME has signed a memorandum of understanding with conglomerate Hanwha Group about a sale of Korea Development Bank’s 50-percent equity position, according to a news agency. The state-owned bank has previously stated that the yard ought to be sold quickly. Updated.