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Dry bulk demand will be higher in 2010-2014 than during the golden years of 2005-2008 says shipowner


Ship owner Athanasios Samios, owner of Samios Shipping appears optimistic about demand for dry bulk shipping in the years to come. Speaking in an interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, he said that from a demand point of view,

Shipping finance conditions to improve as 2010 progresses says head of Petrofin Bank


With activity in ship acquisitions picking up since late February and more new building orders being poured in shipyards around the globe, shipping finance is expected to play a crucial role for the renewal of the global fleet. As Mr. Ted

"œDry bulk orderbook not to pose oversupply challenges" says senior analyst


In what could be seen as an overly optimistic view, yet fully justified based on his arguments, Mr. George Grigoriadis, head of Finance & Research department at shipbroker G.Moundreas, said that the rapidly increasing coal and iron ore trade is bound

Dry bulk market boosted by developing countries, fluctuations will remain


The increased role of developing countries in the dry bulk shipping market is here to stay, according to John Pachoulis, the President of the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association. In an interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, said that the

Maritime services on the forefront for International Shipping Bureau (Hellas)


Mr Panos Kirnidis, ISB (Hellas) Managing Director and Regional Manager for ISB Management Ltd (IML) in Europe and Africa, tells Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide how the consultancy is seeking to expand the already broad range of services it can

Seanergy's CFO talks company's future plans and recent acquisition deal


In the light of Seanergy Maritime's acquisition of a 51% ownership interest in Maritime Capital Shipping Ltd., Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide hosts an interview with the company's Chief Financial Officer, Christina Anagnostara, detailing the

Besiktas Shipyard shifts to better performing segments of shipping to attract new orders


Describing a challenging environment for shipyards, but with opportunities for the brave Mr. Yavuz Kalkavan, Managing Director of Besiktas Group, is claiming that the way forward is to look for orders in the better performing shipping markets,

New low sulphur fuel requirements on ships at berth at EU ports pose cost challenges for ship owners


The coming into force of the new EU Directive (from the 1st of January), which requires the use of maximum 0.1% sulphur content fuel on ships berthing at EU ports poses new challenges for ship owners, whose vessels aren't properly equipped to

Dry bulk overcapacity looms but offset factors come in from emerging economies


Most analysts seem to agree that one the biggest hurdles lying ahead for a recovery of the dry bulk shipping sector is the looming oversupply of vessels, as evidenced by the huge global orderbook. In its latest feature interview, Hellenic Shipping

Tanker demand to improve in 2010 as oil production picks up pace


Tanker demand is expected to improve this year, as world oil demand is expected to pick up pace. In an interview with Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, George P. Los, Research Analyst with Charles R. Weber Company, Inc. says that

Surviving the downturn in the shipping industry: GAC more optimistic about 2010


Quality of service providing, innovative solutions for laying up vessels and a diverse portfolio of services, able to cater all ship owners' needs were among the key factors that helped propelled GAC Group forwards during 2009, despite the

Dry bulk rates' volatility to stay, but recovery is underway says Ion Varouxakis, head of Freeseas


In an interview with Hellenic Shipping News, Mr. Ion G. Varouxakis, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Nasdaq-listed Freeseas, explains why dry bulk rates will recover gradually, while volatility will remain. He states that the handysize

Busy year for Marshall Islands Registry


Despite 2009 being one of the most challenging years for the shipping industry, the Marshall Islands Registry and more specifically International Registries Inc., which represents the registry and its Hellenic branch, have proven rather resilient. In

Dry bulk market poised for healthy levels during 2010, says Mr. John Pachoulis.


Confident that the increase in world trade of commodities during the next couple of years will be enough to offset the large numbers of dry bulk new building deliveries appears Mr. John Pachoulis, President of the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association. In

Demand for second hand dry bulk carriers on healthy levels says Intermodal Shipbrokers


In an interview with Hellenic Shipping News, Theodoros Ntalakos of Intermodal Shipbrokers Co. states that we are in a healthy period for dry bulk vessels, as long as they are debt-free, which means higher profit margins for ship owners.

Hellenic Shipping News interviews Mr. Nikolas Pappadakis, Chairman of Intercargo


With the dry bulk industry faced with multiple challenges, a discussion with the head of Intercargo, the international maritime body representing dry bulk ship owners round the world, poses a great chance. Mr. Nikolas Pappadakis of AG Pappadakis &

Hellenic Shipping News interviews Mr. Antonis Venieris, CEO of Veniers Group


With the port of Piraeus reopening its doors today, after workers' agreed on Saturday to end their strike which lasted more than two weeks, problems (besides containers) have been piling up. Hellenic Shipping News interviews Mr. Antonis Veniers,

Hellenic Shipping News interviews Mr. Babis Simantonis, head of Silver Maritime


Confident that second hand dry bulk acquisitions will reignite after last week's surge of the Baltic Dry Index Mr. Babis Simantonis, head of Silver Maritime, said in an interview with Hellenic Shipping News, that the dry bulk market still has some

Hellenic Shipping News interviews Mr. Vaggelis Moutafis, head of Intertrade Marine


Being a member of the ship broking community in Hellas for many years, Vaggelis Moutafis, in charge of InterTrade Marine said in an interview with Hellenic Shipping News predicts a relative stability in the dry bulk market, provided that fundamental

Hellenic Shipping News interviews Mr. Athanasios Samios, head of Samios Shipping


Tonnage oversupply will add further pressure into dry bulk rates as the year closes to an end says Mr. Athanasios Samios, Managing Director of Samios Shipping, one of Piraeus' small, yet traditional dry bulk "œplayers". In an interview with Hellenic

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