It is rare for the major LNG carrier owners to all be in one place at the same time, but between Posidonia and the recent Capital Link event we got to hear from some of the key players on the main industry topics
Swire has built on a heritage dating back more than a century to become a global leader in the provision of OSVs. Mark Pointon looks at how the company now plans to develop its offering in these difficult times
In terms of LNG-fuelled newbuilding completions and orders over the past 12 months, the most dynamic segment has been tankers and bulk carriers. Following the delivery of five ships, there are now 24 such tankers and bulkers in service.
CMA CGM and MSC have both placed orders for 22,000 TEU behemoths. Will this push the container ship market recovery over the edge and will other shipping lines follow their lead? Barry Luthwaite takes a look
The launch of the alliances puts a question mark against the survival of middle-sized lines that are not in an alliance, and tips the scales hugely towards the operators of ultra large container vessels
There could be light at the end of the tunnel for the container trades, especially for bigger vessels. Rates have improved but the problem remains of how a plethora of ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) will affect future trades in 2017
Riviera’s Sulphur Cap 2020 series of events has been very successful in bringing together leading industry figures to address the most pressing issues. This conference will return to Singapore on 15-16 October for what will be a vital meeting as the industry prepares for IMO 2020 regulations.