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POSIDONIA WEEK IS BACK AT FULL STEAM

0Posidonia2020 Photo1The Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition will be held from June 6-10 at the Athens’ Metropolitan Exhibition Centre. 1,929 companies from 88 countries will exhibit their products and services during Posidonia next week. A total of 24 National Pavilions from Europe, North America and Asia have also confirmed their plans to showcase their maritime credentials during the event which is expected to be attended by more than 18,000 international visitors.

PPA S.A.: Strong Cruising Growth at the Port of Piraeus

0ΟΛΠ5757A dynamic cruising season has already kickstarted at the Port of Piraeus, after some of the world’s largest, most advanced and luxurious cruise ships of the leading cruise companies internationally made their debut.

The container market “party” is still going strong

box trader 1Approaching the 6th of June, the attention of the world shipping industry is focused on Athens in the coming days, as the international shipping exhibition "Posidonia" starts next Monday.

New commercial restrictions from W. C. India perturb the market

bulk ships 000Iakovos (Jack) Archontakis
Commercial Manager TMC MARITIME CO.

Fotios-Evangelos Karlis
Chartering Department TMC MARITIME CO.

Dry bulk cargo market presented a drop last week. Capes presented the most significant weekly drop and Panamaxes followed.

PwC Greece: New executives further enhance shipping industry audit services

0PwCΕλλάδαςPwC Greece, in response to the continuous challenges and changes taking place in the shipping industry and the increasing needs of clients and the market in general, has reinforced its shipping audit team.

Bureau Veritas certifies Posidonia 2022 as Greece’s first Sustainable Event

0Posidonia photoPosidonia Exhibitions SA, the leading trade fair organiser in Greece, and Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, have collaborated for Posidonia 2022, the International Shipping Exhibition, to be certified as Greece’s first sustainable event. With Bureau Veritas’ support, Posidonia 2022 has become the first maritime exhibition to receive the ISO 20121 certification, attesting the industry’s commitment to organising sustainable events.

Market Insight by Intermodal

BulkCarrier 704The newbuilding market activity has been significantly positive from a dry bulk owner perspective during the first half of 2022. Indeed, the contracting volumes of the respective segment remain low amidst a cocktail of different factors that have made both owners and shipbuilders focus on other sectors with Container one attracting most of the interest, followed by the Gas sector with massive orderbook plans having already begun. Among them, the steel prices and consequently the value of newbuildings have made owners pensive towards the construction of new vessels. Steel prices despite a recent downward correction are still on remarkable upper levels while both box ships and LNG vessels have occupied almost all the 2023-2024 slots meaning that any order is now dated for 2025 delivery onwards with shipbuilder participants happy to secure such units due to their higher profit margins. At the same time, a new paradigm with respect to the available tonnage supply has been evident during this year so far, in the sense that despite the softer Chinese demand, the shorter tonnage list is strong enough to support a multi-year upcycle.

According to our preliminary data, a total of fifty-one bulk carriers have been ordered during the first half of 2022. More specifically, twelve Handysize, twenty-five Ultramax, seven Kamsarmax, five Capesize and two Newcastlemax vessels were ordered so far this year accumulating a total amount of around 4.0 million dwt.
This amount is being added to an overall low orderbook to the fleet ratio which is standing now at 6.6%. More precisely, the largest rate is being witnessed in the Panamax/Kamsarmax sector with 8.2%, followed by Supramax/Ultramax with a 6.4% ratio, Capesize sector with a 6.2% and lastly the Handysizes with 4.8%. As far as the age is concerned, only 7.5% of the fleet is older than twenty years old while 20% of the fleet is under five years old. The low orderbook to fleet ratio is also being mirrored in the mediocre fleet growth of around 2.1-2.2% during 2022.
It is evident that the supply levels will remain in the owner's favor; while external factors including the high congestion levels, the redrawing of the traditional trade routes which are leading to a shift to longer trips, and the environmental regulations which will push more owners to dispose of their vintage units and to the adoption of slow steaming practices will further narrow down the supply list.

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