Tag: shipping

S&P Global Ratings’ 2018 outlook for the ports industry, covered by Port Technology

In its “Industry Top Trends 2018” report for the transportation industry, S&P Global Ratings highlights the shipping industry’s exposure to fluctuating demand for coal and minerals, congestion and regulatory risk as the three most prominent considerations for port assets. Despite the potential challenges ahead, Mar Beltran, senior director and sector lead for infrastructure, EMEA at …

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Specialist press cover Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council and Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s joint Maritime event

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s (SOAN) joint event “The Future of the Maritime Industry in Nigeria” at Marlborough House on 28th September was featured in All About Shipping, Hellenic Shipping News, Oil, Gas and Shipping Magazine, Marine Link, This Day and Marine Network. Investors, business leaders …

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S&P navigates 2016’s shipping sector in the specialist press

This year is set to unleash stormy conditions for the global shipping industry. Writing in specialist shipping magazine Maritime Reporter, Izabela Listowska, Director at S&P Ratings, argues that overly large fleets are chasing too little trade and negative consequences for employment in the industry could be on the horizon. Meanwhile, a potential rebound in oil …

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Braving the storm: S&P’s 2016 outlook on the shipping industry covered by the specialist press

Despite low oil prices dampening fuel costs, Standard & Poor’s new research report on the outlook for the shipping industry suggests that 2016 will not be plain sailing. Oversupply in global fleets will not be adequately matched by demand for trade in goods or commodities, mainly as a result of slower than expected Chinese economic …

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