Ackermann doubts that another golden age is nigh for large gas tankers

The market for Very Large Gas Carriers is currently around the OPEX level for carriers and it is doubtful if the vessels will ever return to the record levels of 2014 and 2015, says Martin Ackermann, CEO of BW LPG, to ShippingWatch. "A cautious guess is that we'll see improvement in 2018."

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Nordic shipowners see multiple problems with speed limit

Danish Shipping and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association think that there are many potential pitfalls in implementing a speed limit for vessels in order to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The discussion of a speed limit was instigated by the new ECSA chairman.

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