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Ship Recycling Global Market Report | July 25th 2022

Jamie Dalzell talks about the introduction last week of a USD 5 million limit on Letters of Credit (LCs) in Bangladesh. He considers the impact the financial restriction will have on recycler

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | July 19th 2022

Amit Malhotra shares his views on the state of the recycling market with analysis of why prices are levelling off around US 600/ldt, down from the earlier peak of USD 700/ldt. He provides ins

Harry Theochari on the challenges of financing decarbonisation, the fallout from Brexit and the future for London as a maritime hub

As the debate over fuel transition heats up, we speak to veteran ship finance lawyer Harry Theochari about financing shipping’s journey towards net zero.

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | July 05th 2022

With Bangladesh more or less closed for business and Pakistan effectively out of the market following a dire performance on contracts, it is perhaps fortunate that shipowners are choosing to

Introduction

GMS is the world’s largest cash buyer of ships and offshore assets for recycling. We help our clients achieve their residual value expectations and ensure the safe and environmentally sound d

Shipping financier Morten Artzen opens up on the prospect for a tanker market revival and his impressions from Alang

 

Mr Arntzen makes his comments on a new maritime industry podcast being launched by leading cash buyer GMS. The podcast goes live on February 22nd on Apple, Google and Spotify.

Mr ...

The Shipowners view – Ship Recycling rules, residual values and the (WSR) review

The EU Ship Recycling Regulation needs “major surgery”, but the current proposals offer little more than a sticking plaster, says Gudrun Janssens, Head of Environmental & Technical Affairs, Royal Belgian ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | March 7th 2022

GMS’ weekly round up of the ship recycling markets in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Turkey. 10 minutes or less of the key talking points covering demo prices, trends and notable vessel disposals. This ...

Maritime sanctions against Russia – a moral and commercial minefield

GMS’s latest podcast is an insightful conversation with Julian Clark, Stephen Askins and Prachi Shah about how shipping is adapting to the latest “completely unprecedented” maritime and financial ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | March 14th 2022

This week Jon Chaplin talks to GMS Trader Faidon Panagiotopoulos about record prices, end buyer hesitancy, market corrections, why more ships are not coming to the market, and much more.

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | March 21st 2022

This week Jon Chaplin talks to GMS Senior Trader Vagelis Chatzigiannis about the challenges of scrap price volatility, market corrections, a return to confidence in Alang, and the reasons for prices edging ...

Ship Recycling – View from the Bar

In its latest podcast, GMS talks to leading shipping barrister James M. Turner QC of Quadrant Chambers about the challenges associated with scrapping large vessels and the moves towards better standards ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | April 4th 2022

This week Jon Chaplin talks to GMS Trader Kamal Datta about the “plummet from the summit” in Bangladesh, the Indian recycling roller coaster, a resurgent Pakistan and the impact of the Russia. GMS’ ...

Unravelling container market drivers

Container market analyst Peter Sand on what’s driving the box ship market, the impact of China’s Shanghai lockdown, how shippers are now adapting to a sustained period of inflated freight rates, and ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | April 25th 2022

Demo prices and analysis from the key ship recycling locations of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Turkey. This week we hear from GMS Trader Kiran Thorat on what is driving prices up in India, what to expect ...

Sanctions Part II – will your data keep you compliant?

A fresh look at the use of AI data to help avoid sanction headaches, counterparty due diligence, establishing an appropriate level of evidence, ESG (moral sanctions – self-regulation) and the role of ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | May 10th 2022

Subcontinent markets have taken a turn for the worse this week as collapsing steel prices in India and Eid holidays in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Turkey have led to weaker sentiment and virtually no new ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | May 23rd 2022

After another challenging trading week for the ship recycling markets, we talk to GMS Trader Chenjie Zhu about the impact of a widening price expectation gap between owners and recyclers, and the long ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | May 30th 2022

Senior GMS Trader Simos Dimitriou reveals how the ongoing sub-continent collapse in prices fully materialized this week during a frank conversation with Jon Chaplin on the GMS Podcast. He talks about ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | June 14th 2022

Reflecting on an extraordinary week of Posidonia, senior GMS traders Faidon Panagiotopoulos & Evangelos Chatzigiannis offer their views of the event and the wave of uncertainty washing over the demo market. ...

Ship Recycling Global Market Report | June 20th 2022

Following a period of around 18 months of relative stability, the market hit a month of severe turbulence. Are the bumps evening out now, or should seatbelts remain tightly fastened? Senior trader from ...