All Forecasts articles – Page 9

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    Consultant highlights bright spots for heavy lift


    February 14 - Douglas-Westwood (DW), a leading provider of market research and consulting services to the energy industry worldwide, has picked out offshore wind energy and decommissioning as two bright spots for the super-heavy lift shipping sector.

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    Better prospects for dry bulk


    February 10 - Drewry's latest report on the dry bulk shipping market could be good news for those owning and operating multipurpose and heavy lift ships.

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    Worldwide slide for clean energy investment


    February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.

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    Rigmarine anticipates Kazakh growth


    February 2 - Rigmarine has said that it sees potential in the mining and power industries in Kazakhstan, and is looking to meet the increasing demand from this sector via its Aktau, Kazakhstan facility.

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    Sinotrans Shipping forecasts losses


    January 31 - Hong Kong-based Sinotrans Shipping has issued a warning that it expects a substantial increase in net losses for the 12 months ending December 31, 2016, compared to the deficit recorded in 2015.

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    Marler makes the cut


    January 25 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Julianna Marler as permanent chief executive officer (ceo).

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    Index reveals positive signs, underpinned by concern


    January 24 - According to the 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, 43 percent of logistics professionals consider the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) markets growth forecast of 4.6 percent to be too optimistic.

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    Better days lie ahead, says Concargo


    January 19 - David Kruyer, founder of Cape Town based Concargo, believes better days lie ahead providing the South African government make the necessary infrastructural investments as soon as possible.

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    Modulift unveils even bigger beam


    January 16 - Modulift says that it has manufactured its largest ever spreader beam, which can lift 1,500 tonnes at a span of 20 m, for Netherlands based equipment and service provider to the marine industry, Safe Lifting Europe.

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    Wood Mackenzie predicts upstream growth


    January 13 - Wood Mackenzie is forecasting that the investment cycle in the upstream oil and gas industry will show the first signs of growth in 2017 since 2014 and final investment decisions (FIDs) will double, compared with 2016.

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    World Bank forecasts higher growth


    January 12 - The world economy is expected to expand 2.7 percent this year, recovering from a post-crisis low in 2016, thanks to rising commodity prices and Donald Trump's stimulus, the World Bank said in its latest Global Economics Prospects report.

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    Recovery in sight says Drewry


    January 4 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report, published by Drewry, the multipurpose shipping market will see the first signs of recovery by the end of 2017.

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    Shipping confidence hits 15-month high


    December 21 - Shipping confidence improved for the third successive quarter in the three months ending November 16, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.

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    Steely move for Blue Water


    December 20 - Blue Water Shipping's terminal crew transported two steel structures weighing 99 tonnes and 65.5 tonnes respectively at the Port of Esbjerg.

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    Gaylin opens in South Korea


    December 13 - Gaylin - the Singapore headquartered supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment - has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.

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    Brownsville expects record year


    December 9 - The Port of Brownsville expects to set tonnage and revenue records for 2016, said Eduardo A. Campirano, port director and ceo.

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    Germany aids Namibian logistics


    December 9 - The German government through its implementing agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Logistics Hub Project from the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) are partnering to implement the latter's Logistic

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    Get connected to build trade


    December 8 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a study identifying a quantitative link between a country's air cargo connectivity and its participation in global trade.

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    TT Club in Russian liability warning


    December 2 - International freight and logistics insurer TT Club has warned forwarders and logistics operators offering services within Russia to consider their liabilities beyond just cargo protection.

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    BigMove makes Scheuerle buy


    November 18 - The BigMove network, which comprises 13 companies in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Poland, has ordered a total of 12 EuroAxle vehicles from trailer manufacturer Scheuerle.