All Forecasts articles – Page 2

  • Wind turbine OEMs to consolidate positions
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    Wind turbine OEMs to consolidate positions

    2019-11-25T10:30:00Z

    Industry analyst Wood Mackenzie expects the top five leading wind turbine OEMs to control three quarters of the sector by 2028. 

  • Hansa Meyer expands as growth holds steady
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    Hansa Meyer expands as growth holds steady

    2019-11-22T09:55:00Z

    Bremen-based international transport and logistics company Hansa Meyer Global has opened a new branch – the fourth it has added this year – in Azerbaijan.

  • Charter rates on an upward trajectory
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    Charter rates on an upward trajectory

    2019-11-12T11:40:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.

  • Economic outlook threatens recovery
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    Economic outlook threatens recovery

    2019-11-08T13:20:00Z

    The global economic outlook is one of the biggest risks to the recovery of the multipurpose shipping sector, according to maritime consultancy Drewry. 

  • Boskalis reports cautious signs of recovery
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    Boskalis reports cautious signs of recovery

    2019-11-08T12:35:00Z

    In its third-quarter trading update, Royal Boskalis Westminster reports a more positive outlook for the high-end heavy transport market, with a number of long-term transport contracts signed for 2021-2022.

  • Time charter rates on the up
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    Time charter rates on the up

    2019-10-23T11:30:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.

  • Trade wars take their toll on confidence
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    Trade wars take their toll on confidence

    2019-10-10T10:00:00Z

    Confidence in the shipping industry has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years, according to the latest survey from BDO.

  • DHL forecasts mild slowdown for trade
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    DHL forecasts mild slowdown for trade

    2019-09-30T12:05:00Z

    The DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) forecasts a mild decline in world trade for the next three months.

  • Rising costs slow US construction projects
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    Rising costs slow US construction projects

    2019-09-30T11:50:00Z

    Mace North America reports that the growth of the USA's construction sector is waning, despite the country's economy starting the year on a bullish note.

  • Multipurpose charter rates rise
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    Multipurpose charter rates rise

    2019-08-13T12:15:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have improved slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.

  • Tariffs taking their toll
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    Tariffs taking their toll

    2019-08-09T10:05:00Z

    Last week, US President Donald Trump said that an additional 10 percent tariff will be imposed on Chinese-origin goods effective September 1, 2019.

  • Mixed fortunes in North America
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    Mixed fortunes in North America

    2019-08-08T16:40:00Z

    In announcing its second-quarter financial results, heavy haulage and crane solutions provider, Entrec, said the outlook for its business in the USA continues to be positive, but warns that a more cautious approach is needed in Canada. 

  • Maersk sets ambitious logistics goals
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    Maersk sets ambitious logistics goals

    2019-07-10T12:00:00Z

    A.P. Møller Mærsk reportedly wants half of its earnings to come form inland logistics, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

  • Bleaker outlook for multipurpose sector
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    Bleaker outlook for multipurpose sector

    2019-07-05T11:25:00Z

    Drewry has downgraded its outlook for the multipurpose shipping market in light of weaker projected global economic growth, greater competition from dry bulk and container sectors, and a lack of ship demolition activity.

  • Logistics confidence in the UK drops
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    Logistics confidence in the UK drops

    2019-07-05T10:20:00Z

    Optimism in the UK’s logistics industry has fallen to its lowest level on record, according to the latest Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.

  • Global trade barometer falling says DHL
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    Global trade barometer falling says DHL

    2019-06-28T12:20:00Z

    For the first time since its launch in January 2018, the DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) indicates a slight contraction of worldwide trade for the next three months.

  • Shipping confidence impacted by trade wars
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    Shipping confidence impacted by trade wars

    2019-06-20T12:05:00Z

    Ongoing concerns over trade wars and increased regulations are having an adverse effect on confidence in the shipping industry, according to the latest survey from BDO (formerly Moore Stephens).

  • Entrec reports growth for Q1
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    Entrec reports growth for Q1

    2019-05-09T19:40:00Z

    Entrec reported year-on-year revenue growth of 10 percent during the first quarter of 2019, but the company’s president and ceo John Stevens said revenue fell below the company’s expectations.

  • Project market clouded by slowing trade
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    Project market clouded by slowing trade

    2019-04-17T12:40:00Z

    Rates will improve in the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector through 2019 fuelled by rising volumes of project cargo traffic, but prospects thereafter are muted by an anticipated slowdown in world trade.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Risking the supply chain
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Risking the supply chain

    2019-04-02T09:30:00Z

    A worrying and increasingly prominent trend is the amount of risk being shouldered by those active in the project logistics supply chain. David Kershaw reports.