Global container ship demolition forecast upgraded

 

 

 

 

 

Kari Reinikainen, Special Correspondent | 

Sep 06, 2016 3:18PM EDT

 JOC

BIMCO

increased its projection for the number of twenty-foot-equivalent units that ship scrapping would take out of circulation this year by 150,000.

BIMCO has significantly increased its forecast for demolition sales of container vessels as the market continues to suffer from substantial overcapacity.

In a report published Tuesday, chief shipping analyst Peter Sand said BIMCO now expects 400,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units to leave the market through demolition sales. In January, he forecast 250,000 TEU. The figure in 2015 was about 200,000 TEUs.

The global container ship fleet now stands in excess of 20 million TEUs while newbuildings added 85 ships with a total capacity of 598,000 TEUs by early August. In the same period,

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PENSION RIGHTS 0F SPANISH SEAFARERS WHO FORMERLY WORKED ON NORWEGIAN SHIPS

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COMPLAINT TO THE EUROPEAN COMMITTEE 0F SOCIAL RIGHTS AGAINST THE KINGDOM 0F NORWAY - REGARDING THE PENSION RIGHTS 0F SPANISH SEAFARERS WHO FORMERLY WORKED ON NORWEGIAN SHIPS

 

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Buque de conveniencia detenido en Huelva

 

 

 

Las noticias de la jornada

Un suelo que respira y otras imágenes que no debes perderte

 

Sigue inmovilizado un mes después en Huelva el buque que fue detenido por incumplimientos con la tripulación

 
El buque 'Blue Image', el cual fue detenido e inmovilizado por la Capitanía Marítima de Huelva el 4 de febrero a causa de incumplimientos graves del Convenio sobre el Trabajo Marítimo MLC 2006 de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo, se encuentra desde su detención en el fondeadero del puerto de Huelva a la espera de que se regularice la situación por parte de

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Historia de los liberty ship

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ECSA warns European Parliament over emissions deadline

 

 

 

IHS

16 October 2015
 

The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) has warned the European Parliament against "jumping the gun" on shipping climate change action. It was reacting to the suggestion that Europe may try to force the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to decide on measures before the end of 2016. Responding to a resolution passed by the parliament on Wednesday to prepare for the COP21 UN climate talks in Paris in December, ECSA welcomed its recognition of the need to take a global approach to emissions regulation in shipping via the IMO. But it said it was concerned by the parliament's insistence on the IMO coming up with measures before the end of 2016. ECSA secretary-general Patrick Verhoeven said, "2016 is right around

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