Debby Bouwen

555 Added | 1 Magazine | 8 Followers | @DebbyBouwen | Keep up with Debby Bouwen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Debby Bouwen”

Dry bulk ‘funeral’ inspired Evermore Global Advisors to invest in shipping

Financial firm’s David Marcus discusses the company’s shipping bets and how others are now arriving to share in the dry cargo market recovery

Shipping

BIMCO issues Yemen security guidance - Latest Maritime & Shipping News Online

In response to growing threats to the maritime community arising from the conflict in Yemen, the shipowners association, BIMCO together with the …

Military

NileDutch to use algorithms to streamline empty container flows

NileDutch, the West Africa boxline specialist, believes it has taken a big step forward to resolve one of the one of the biggest headaches facing …

Housing

Latin American and Caribbean Economies Will Show a Moderate Recovery in 2018 and Grow 2.2% | Press Release | Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean are seen experiencing a moderate recovery in 2018 and growing 2.2% next year, after notching 1.3% …

Economics

Dry Bulk Market's Recovery Hinges on Shipowners' Prudence

A combination of solid demolition activity and slow steaming will be the key for a sustainable recovery in the dry bulk market, from 2018 onwards. …

Baltic Exchange

Gulf Navigation moves to take over Atlantic Navigation

Fast expanding Gulf Navigation from Dubai has moved to acquire a majority stake in struggling OSV operator Atlantic Navigation Holdings.<p>Atlantic …

Visual Design

FFA Review: Larger vessels on a roll

On Monday, the physical market saw rates improve in both basins initially, but the paper market then underwent a rough ride. At market opening, the …

Stock Markets

Bulker owners enjoying ‘Goldilocks’ pricing

Dry cargo asset values on the rise but market is neither too hot or too cold, Pareto says.

Prices

North of England Club renewal update

North of England Club has provided Members with an update on a number of issues applying to Renewal and the new Policy Year.<p>Highlights include:<p>The …

Sorry...

Shipping Firms Strengthen Fight against Cyber Crime

zoomImage Courtesy: DHS<p><b>During the last year, the majority of shipping companies has been exposed to cyber attacks and has intensified the fight</b> …

Baltic Exchange to develop LNG shipping index

Ship brokers Affinity, Braemar ACM, Clarksons and SSY are the initial members of the panel and will be assessing a range of LNG routes before moving …

New cyber warnings follow microchip bugs - Commercial Risk

Insurer CNA Hardy has warned businesses affected by two bugs – dubbed Meltdown and Spectre – affecting Intel and other manufacturers’ microchip …

Brokers wary as Nobu Su plans dry bulk return

Nobu Su’s attempts to get back into dry bulk shipping are meeting a series of speedbumps with brokers and financiers wary of doing business with the …

2017 Review: How Are The Year End Stats Looking?

After reporting on a range of gloomy statistics in 2016, has shipping been able to pick itself up from ‘rock bottom’? Strong trade volumes, a record …

Biohazard team on standby as Iranian tanker turns toxic fireball

The fire onboard National Iranian Tanker Co’s suezmax tanker continues two days after the vessel collided with Chinese bulker CF Crystal in the East …

East China Sea

The top shipping stories of 2017

As 2017 is reaching its end, we can’t stop wondering about the future of shipping industry in 2018. But first, let’s have a look at the stories that …

Leading analyst warns dry bulk owners must continue slow steaming

Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at global shipowning body BIMCO, has warned dry bulk owners not to get carried away this year and to continue slow …

Bremer Lloyd exits shipowning with Wilson deal

Germany’s Bremer Lloyd has sold the only two vessels in its fleet, doing a deal with Norway’s Wilson for multipurpose general cargo vessels Hanseatic …

National Security

Bulk rates soared in 2017 thanks to China

The expectations were high, but the bulk market nevertheless ended up positively surprising in 2017.<p>After a slow start, rates began to increase from …

Insurance needs to adapt to ‘one of the greatest revolutions ever in history’

Culture is the internal engine of an organisation. It needs to be an up-to-date and well-oiled machine if you want a slick and efficient ride.<p>This …

More VLCCs to be sold for scrap

Capesize bulkers witnessed an extended lease of life during 2017, as the recovery of the dry bulk market gave little incentive to their owners, to …

Euronav and Gener8 Agree to $500 Million Merger

On Thursday, tanker giants Euronav and Gener8 announced that they will merge, creating the world's largest independent crude tanker operator with 75 …

Oil & Gas Industry

New marine hub in Colombia

Transportation of Cargo<p>Global partnership for Latin America’s marine insurers<p>18.03.2016<p>About this article<p>Reading time<p>approx. 4,0 minutes<p>In line with …

Dry Bulk Market In Festive Mood as Rates Reach 4 Year-High

Shipowners active in the dry bulk market are popping champagne bottles early this year, as the “Festive” season seems to have arrived early in the …

P&I clubs secure surprise cost cut for reinsurance

<b>Essential shipping news</b><p><b>Keep up-to-date with all the latest news, breaking stories and marketing-leading analysis with a TradeWinds subscription</b>

Too much capacity can hinder the dry bulk market's recovery in 2018

The dry bulk market looks to be on a tight rope as it balances its way out of the doldrums. Overcapacity will still linger on as 2018 is about to …

Khalifa Port Set to Handle Capesize Ships under EGA Deal

zoomImage Courtesy: EGA<p><b>Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports is to welcome some of the world’s largest bulk carriers as part of a long-term</b> …

The coming impact of electric vehicles on bulk shipping

<i>Charles De Trenck crunches the numbers to see which commodities will be more in demand as consumers increasingly select electric cars.</i><p>Like Bitcoin, …

Wärtsilä, GTT Creating One-Stop Shop for LNG Fueled-Ships

zoomThe inside of a GTT cryogenic membrane tank; Image Courtesy: Wartsila<p><b>Finland-based technology group Wärtsilä, and GTT, the designer of cryogenic</b> …